S. 1036 - Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2009

Transportation and public works. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish national purposes and goals for Federal surface transportation activities and programs and create a national surface transportation plan. (by CRS) 
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Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2009

S. 1036 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish national purposes and goals for Federal surface transportation activities and programs and create a national surface transportation plan. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish national purposes and goals for Federal surface transportation activities and programs and create a national surface transportation plan.
Other Titles
  • Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2009
Sponsor
John Rockefeller
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Air quality
  • Economic development
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Infrastructure development
  • Land use and conservation
  • Performance measurement
  • Roads and highways
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Transportation safety and security
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    Major Actions
    Introduced5/14/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/14/2009
    5/14/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Freight & delivery services, which…

    opposed this bill

    Freight & delivery services$87,850
    $87,850

    57 Organizations Supported and 7 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2009

    57 organizations supported this bill

    1Sky
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Action Committee for Transit
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Alliance to Save Energy
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Amalgamated Transit Union
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    America 2050
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    American Planning Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    American Public Health Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    American Public Transportation Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    American Shortline and Regional Railroad Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    Amtrak
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    Association for Commuter Transportation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Association for Public Transportation, Inc.
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Association of American Railroads
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    BNSF Railway
    Rose, Matt (2009, September 11). What Should A National Freight Policy Do And How Should It Be Funded?. National Journal. Retrieved July 6, 2011.
    Building America's Future
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    Center for Neighborhood Technology
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    CEOs for Cities
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Citizens for Reliable & Safe Highways
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Climate Solutions
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Coastal Connect
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Congress for the New Urbanism
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Conservation Law Foundation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Environment America
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Environmental and Energy Study Institute
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Environmental Defense Fund
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Environmental Law & Policy Center
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Environmental Working Group
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Free Congress Foundation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Friends Committee on National Legislation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Friends of the Earth
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Housing Preservation Project
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    League of American Bicyclists
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    League of Conservation Voters
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Livable Communities Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    LOCUS: Reponsible Real Estate Developers and Investors
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    National Association of Railroad Passengers
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    National Audubon Society
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    National Wildlife Federation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Railway Supply Institute
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    Reconnecting America
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Seabridge USA
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Sierra Business Council
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Sierra Club
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Smart Growth America
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Southern Environmental Law Center
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    States For Passenger Rail Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2009, May 15). OneRail Coalition Applauds Senators Rockefeller and Lautenberg for Envisioning a 21st Century Transportation Program. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from One Rail.
    Surface Transportation Policy Partnership
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    The Transit Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    TransForm
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Transportation for America
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Truck Safety Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    U.S. PIRG
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 2). Letter to Senators. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from Public Interest Network.

    7 organizations opposed this bill

    American Highway Users Alliance
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    American Trucking Associations
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    National Retail Federation
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Retail Industry Leaders Association
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Waterfront Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2009, June 5). Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Lautenberg. Retrieved July 6, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Freight & delivery services interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$16,400
    John BarrassoRWY$0$500
    Max BaucusDMT$0$1,000
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
    Mark BegichDAK$0$0
    Michael BennetDCO$0$0
    Bob BennettRUT$0$1,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$4,950
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$2,000
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$2,000
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$250
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan CollinsRME$0$1,000
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$13,250
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$3,900
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0
    Byron DorganDND$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    John EnsignRNV$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$2,500
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay HaganDNC$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$2,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$6,300
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$0
    John KerryDMA$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$2,000
    Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$250
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$4,100
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$9,250
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$11,200
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
    Mark PryorDAR$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$1,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$1,500
    George VoinovichROH$0$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$0$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger WickerRMS$0$1,000
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$80,010$6,500
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$211,983$55,270
    John BarrassoRWY$45,050$28,500
    Max BaucusDMT$313,661$78,900
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$129,650$10,300
    Mark BegichDAK$202,024$5,162
    Michael BennetDCO$447,671$5,500
    Bob BennettRUT$49,100$21,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$85,584$6,600
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$36,729$23,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$570,382$33,330
    Sherrod BrownDOH$192,400$19,000
    Sam BrownbackRKS$12,541$2,500
    Jim BunningRKY$23,500$250
    Richard BurrRNC$224,789$35,145
    Roland BurrisDIL$1,000$2,250
    Robert ByrdDWV$39,150$12,750
    Maria CantwellDWA$269,943$21,300
    Ben CardinDMD$261,541$7,000
    Tom CarperDDE$187,510$42,440
    Bob CaseyDPA$272,301$82,850
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$829,094$72,050
    Tom CoburnROK$170,493$3,250
    William Thad CochranRMS$71,250$17,997
    Susan CollinsRME$292,983$48,200
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$144,750$19,397
    Bob CorkerRTN$462,557$115,650
    John CornynRTX$811,522$38,600
    Mike CrapoRID$67,407$31,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$572,819$48,050
    Chris DoddDCT$140,296$7,500
    Byron DorganDND$63,250$13,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$283,260$24,300
    John EnsignRNV$242,425$23,000
    Mike EnziRWY$40,750$20,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$153,271$-5,138
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$284,550$7,500
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$390,859$12,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$187,995$48,334
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$207,336$34,550
    Judd GreggRNH$6,500$2,300
    Kay HaganDNC$135,197$5,800
    Tom HarkinDIA$117,905$11,250
    Orrin HatchRUT$174,066$17,500
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$398,909$36,850
    Jim InhofeROK$217,375$67,110
    Dan InouyeDHI$216,150$20,900
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$320,509$62,600
    Mike JohannsRNE$160,696$60,750
    Tim JohnsonDSD$129,950$5,300
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$81,520$17,700
    John KerryDMA$284,800$20,220
    Amy KlobucharDMN$144,398$83,150
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$672,525$81,050
    Mary LandrieuDLA$264,974$49,950
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$474,945$9,250
    Patrick LeahyDVT$56,200$3,000
    Carl LevinDMI$166,895$10,000
    Joe LiebermanICT$531,850$117,550
    Blanche LincolnDAR$251,353$104,150
    Dick LugarRIN$31,900$16,000
    Mel MartinezRFL$192,475$4,500
    John McCainRAZ$388,473$49,450
    Claire McCaskillDMO$223,310$26,400
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,015,446$108,100
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$427,550$69,550
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$184,595$16,000
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$139,850$6,750
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$124,544$37,200
    Patty MurrayDWA$365,202$30,000
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$164,850$82,050
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$479,606$15,900
    Mark PryorDAR$189,750$42,849
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$101,860$2,500
    Harry ReidDNV$608,601$61,307
    Jim RischRID$256,658$10,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$260,719$40,100
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$179,349$34,650
    Bernie SandersIVT$59,850$700
    Chuck SchumerDNY$554,950$14,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$203,670$34,100
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$228,189$1,255
    Richard ShelbyRAL$134,700$21,600
    Olympia SnoweRME$182,588$15,250
    Arlen SpecterDPA$327,100$49,150
    Debbie StabenowDMI$154,319$9,750
    Jon TesterDMT$166,727$3,900
    John ThuneRSD$523,042$40,300
    Mark UdallDCO$523,608$3,750
    Tom UdallDNM$263,729$3,000
    David VitterRLA$527,762$82,450
    George VoinovichROH$106,775$33,000
    Mark WarnerDVA$385,527$25,500
    Jim WebbDVA$124,190$3,900
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$135,659$2,000
    Roger WickerRMS$295,705$34,150
    Ron WydenDOR$236,840$25,000

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Real Estate developers & subdividers$9,309,409
    Republican/Conservative$5,504,945
    Railroads$3,242,698
    Environmental policy$2,857,591
    Sea freight & passenger services$1,293,118
    Transportation unions$872,700
    Sea transport$429,175
    Health & welfare policy$414,550
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$299,375
    Transportation$185,113
    Manufacturers of railroad equipment$146,733
    Railroad services$113,850
    Pro-business associations$72,563
    Public official (elected or appointed)$24,001
    Railroad transportation$12,125
    Consumer groups$6,100
    Bicycles & other non-motorized recreational transp$1,000

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Trucking companies & services$1,561,032
    Retail trade$866,677
    Sea transport$429,175
    Chambers of commerce$211,629
    Manufacturing$194,540
    Freight & delivery services$87,850
    Consumer groups$6,100
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