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S. 1733 - Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act

Clean energy; Energy; Alternative energy; climate - Environmental protection. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to create clean energy jobs, promote energy independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean energy economy. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act

S. 1733 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Clean energy; Energy; Alternative energy; climate
Summary
A bill to create clean energy jobs, promote energy independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean energy economy. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to create clean energy jobs, promote energy independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean energy economy.
Other Titles
  • Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act
  • Green Taxis Act of 2009
Sponsor
John F. Kerry
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Advisory bodies
  • Agricultural conservation and pollution
  • Air quality
  • Alaska
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Budget deficits and national debt
  • Climate change
  • Coal
  • Consumer affairs
  • Department of Transportation
  • Disaster relief and insurance
  • Ecology
  • Economic development
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Employment and training programs
  • Endangered and threatened species
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Energy research
  • Energy storage, supplies, demand
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental technology
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Fires
  • Fishes
  • Floods and storm protection
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Forests
  • Government information and archives
  • Government investigations
  • Government trust funds
  • Great Lakes
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Higher education
  • Housing industry and standards
  • Hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles
  • Indian lands and resources rights
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Lighting and heating
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Medical research
  • Motor vehicles
  • Nuclear power
  • Oil and gas
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • Pedestrians and bicycling
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public transit
  • Public utilities and utility rates
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Radioactive wastes and releases
  • Railroads
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Roads and highways
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • State and local government operations
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Vocational education
  • Water quality
  • Water use and supply
  • Watersheds
  • Wetlands
  • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
  • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced9/30/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/30/2009
9/30/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
10/27/2009Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
10/28/2009Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
10/29/2009Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
11/03/2009Committee on Environment and Public Works. Committee consideration and Mark Up Session held.
11/04/2009Committee on Environment and Public Works. Committee consideration and Mark Up Session held.
Put on a legislative calendar11/05/2009Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
2/02/2010Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 111-121. Additional and Minority views filed.
Put on a legislative calendar2/02/2010Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 267.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

19 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act

19 organizations supported this bill

American Federation of Teachers
Foster, David (2009, October 28). Testimony of David Foster at a Hearing on S. 1733, Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works .
Applied Materials
Applied Materials (2009, September 30). Applied Materials Statement on The Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act . Retrieved October 7, 2009, from Applied Materials.
BlueGreen Alliance
Foster, David (2009, October 28). Testimony of David Foster at a Hearing on S. 1733, Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works .
Communications Workers of America
Foster, David (2009, October 28). Testimony of David Foster at a Hearing on S. 1733, Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works.
eBay
Dietz, Diane (2009, October 1). Businesses back climate bill . The Register Guard. Retrieved October 7, 2009, from http://www.registerguard.com/csp/cms/sites/web/updates/20939823-55/s.
Gap Inc.
Dietz, Diane (2009, October 1). Businesses back climate bill . The Register Guard. Retrieved October 7, 2009, from http://www.registerguard.com/csp/cms/sites/web/updates/20939823-55/s.
Infinia Corporation
Brehm, Peter (2009, October 28). Testimony of Peter Brehm at a Hearing on S. 1733, Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works .
Levi Strauss & Co.
Dietz, Diane (2009, October 1). Businesses back climate bill . The Register Guard. Retrieved October 7, 2009, from http://www.registerguard.com/csp/cms/sites/web/updates/20939823-55/s.
National Venture Capital Association
National Venture Capital Association (2009, November 5). NVCA Urges Senate to Pass Clean Energy Jobs Act. Retrieved April 3, 2014, from NVCA.
Natural Resources Defense Council
undersigned organizations (2009, November 2). The undersigned organizations thank Senators Kerry and Boxer for their leadership in developing the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act (S.1733), and strongly urge the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to pass this bill.. Retrieved May 17, 2012, from US Climate Network.
Nike
Weiss, Daniel J. and Sean Pool (2009, November 5). Reasons to Pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act—Part Two. Retrieved August 7, 2012, from Center for American Progress Action Fund.
PG&E
Pacific Gas and Electric (2009, September 30). PG&E Corportation Comments on Boxer-Kerry Proposal for Climate and Energy Legislation. Retrieved October 7, 2009, from Pacific Gas and Electric.
Service Employees International Union
Foster, David (2009, October 28). Testimony of David Foster at a Hearing on S. 1733, Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Committee.
Sierra Club
undersigned organizations (2009, November 2). The undersigned organizations thank Senators Kerry and Boxer for their leadership in developing the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act (S.1733), and strongly urge the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to pass this bill.. Retrieved May 17, 2012, from US Climate Network.
Solar Energy Industries Association
Brehm, Peter (2009, October 28). Testimony of Peter Brehm at a Hearing on S. 1733, Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Starbucks
Dietz, Diane (2009, October 1). Businesses back climate bill . The Register Guard. Retrieved October 7, 2009, from http://www.registerguard.com/csp/cms/sites/web/updates/20939823-55/s.
Sun Microsystems
Dietz, Diane (2009, October 1). Businesses back climate bill . The Register Guard. Retrieved October 7, 2009, from http://projects.registerguard.com/csp/cms/sites/web/business/20939823-41/story.csp.
United Steelworkers
Foster, David (2009, October 28). Testimony of David Foster at a Hearing on S. 1733, Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works .
Utility Workers Union of America
Foster, David (2009, October 28). Testimony of David Foster at a Hearing on S. 1733, Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Committee.

4 organizations opposed this bill

American Farm Bureau Federation
Stallman, Bob (2009, October 29). Testimony of Bob Stallman at a Hearing on S. 1733, Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved November 2, 2009, from Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works .
American Petroleum Institute
ENS (2009, November 5). Climate Bill Approved by Senate Committee Over Republican Boycott. Retrieved May 17, 2012, from Environmental News Service.
National Petrochemical & Refiners Association
Klesse, Bill (2009, October 28). Testimony of Bill Klesse at a Hearing on S. 1733, Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Valero
Klesse, Bill (2009, October 28). Statement from Bill Klesse S. 1733 The Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act before the Committee on Environment and Public Works U.S. Senate. Retrieved October 28, 2009, from Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, 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$70,960$6,800
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$152,400$36,150
John BarrassoRWY$73,100$48,500
Max BaucusDMT$494,253$50,980
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$225,148$26,650
Mark BegichDAK$198,680$24,100
Michael F. BennetDCO$422,646$24,100
Bob BennettRUT$119,208$37,900
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$241,583$17,350
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$15,950$1,250
Barbara BoxerDCA$831,632$4,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$277,150$4,000
Sam BrownbackRKS$12,032$250
Jim BunningRKY$26,250$5,500
Richard BurrRNC$418,260$50,145
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$96,050$750
Maria CantwellDWA$393,694$16,000
Ben CardinDMD$236,875$10,450
Tom CarperDDE$162,960$21,970
Bob CaseyDPA$299,200$27,850
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$317,948$94,475
Tom CoburnROK$30,700$35,650
William Thad CochranRMS$44,700$26,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$219,749$24,450
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$136,850$30,000
Bob CorkerRTN$255,639$79,951
John CornynRTX$389,203$336,900
Mike CrapoRID$92,455$23,900
Jim DeMintRSC$206,875$47,372
Chris DoddDCT$164,450$9,300
Byron DorganDND$285,624$41,600
Dick DurbinDIL$258,270$3,500
John EnsignRNV$74,600$14,100
Mike EnziRWY$70,300$19,800
Russ FeingoldDWI$302,251$8,750
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$364,606$13,500
Al FrankenDMN$447,446$2,400
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$594,734$12,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$207,922$5,650
Chuck GrassleyRIA$265,101$26,080
Judd GreggRNH$3,550$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$221,875$6,050
Tom HarkinDIA$192,901$19,850
Orrin G. HatchRUT$308,687$49,350
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$148,108$184,236
Jim InhofeROK$134,550$144,049
Dan InouyeDHI$69,750$24,350
Johnny IsaksonRGA$150,425$31,650
Mike JohannsRNE$104,112$24,150
Tim JohnsonDSD$192,528$23,650
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$163,296$750
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$265,575$6,800
Herb KohlDWI$40$0
Jon KylRAZ$277,375$33,600
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$297,917$128,660
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$174,853$10,650
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$227,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$191,999$7,500
Joe LiebermanICT$713,429$31,600
Blanche LincolnDAR$319,241$185,916
Dick LugarRIN$111,923$6,225
John McCainRAZ$180,625$28,310
Claire McCaskillDMO$240,760$12,450
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$516,600$107,400
Bob MenéndezDNJ$288,350$18,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$319,933$500
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$118,648$1,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$240,846$50,850
Patty MurrayDWA$501,928$13,716
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$303,906$22,800
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$345,726$34,245
Mark L. PryorDAR$195,889$68,450
John "Jack" ReedDRI$89,110$1,000
Harry ReidDNV$761,009$32,300
Jim RischRID$57,250$8,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$109,850$94,200
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$206,600$15,500
Bernie SandersIVT$132,615$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$503,135$19,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$63,950$30,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$289,413$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$79,166$14,000
Olympia J. SnoweRME$92,140$17,800
Arlen SpecterDPA$309,298$37,550
Debbie StabenowDMI$282,514$5,000
Jon TesterDMT$256,120$8,600
John ThuneRSD$243,508$54,720
Mark UdallDCO$654,031$34,600
Tom UdallDNM$391,047$41,479
David VitterRLA$204,357$164,250
George VoinovichROH$137,100$28,300
Mark R. WarnerDVA$479,458$19,700
Jim WebbDVA$173,925$4,456
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$366,609$2,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$150,560$138,850
Ron WydenDOR$289,802$7,500

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$70,960$6,800
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$152,400$36,150
John BarrassoRWY$73,100$48,500
Max BaucusDMT$494,253$50,980
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$225,148$26,650
Mark BegichDAK$198,680$24,100
Michael F. BennetDCO$422,646$24,100
Bob BennettRUT$119,208$37,900
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$241,583$17,350
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$15,950$1,250
Barbara BoxerDCA$831,632$4,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$277,150$4,000
Sam BrownbackRKS$12,032$250
Jim BunningRKY$26,250$5,500
Richard BurrRNC$418,260$50,145
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$96,050$750
Maria CantwellDWA$393,694$16,000
Ben CardinDMD$236,875$10,450
Tom CarperDDE$162,960$21,970
Bob CaseyDPA$299,200$27,850
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$317,948$94,475
Tom CoburnROK$30,700$35,650
William Thad CochranRMS$44,700$26,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$219,749$24,450
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$136,850$30,000
Bob CorkerRTN$255,639$79,951
John CornynRTX$389,203$336,900
Mike CrapoRID$92,455$23,900
Jim DeMintRSC$206,875$47,372
Chris DoddDCT$164,450$9,300
Byron DorganDND$285,624$41,600
Dick DurbinDIL$258,270$3,500
John EnsignRNV$74,600$14,100
Mike EnziRWY$70,300$19,800
Russ FeingoldDWI$302,251$8,750
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$364,606$13,500
Al FrankenDMN$447,446$2,400
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$594,734$12,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$207,922$5,650
Chuck GrassleyRIA$265,101$26,080
Judd GreggRNH$3,550$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$221,875$6,050
Tom HarkinDIA$192,901$19,850
Orrin G. HatchRUT$308,687$49,350
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$148,108$184,236
Jim InhofeROK$134,550$144,049
Dan InouyeDHI$69,750$24,350
Johnny IsaksonRGA$150,425$31,650
Mike JohannsRNE$104,112$24,150
Tim JohnsonDSD$192,528$23,650
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$163,296$750
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$265,575$6,800
Herb KohlDWI$40$0
Jon KylRAZ$277,375$33,600
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$297,917$128,660
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$174,853$10,650
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$227,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$191,999$7,500
Joe LiebermanICT$713,429$31,600
Blanche LincolnDAR$319,241$185,916
Dick LugarRIN$111,923$6,225
John McCainRAZ$180,625$28,310
Claire McCaskillDMO$240,760$12,450
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$516,600$107,400
Bob MenéndezDNJ$288,350$18,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$319,933$500
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$118,648$1,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$240,846$50,850
Patty MurrayDWA$501,928$13,716
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$303,906$22,800
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$345,726$34,245
Mark L. PryorDAR$195,889$68,450
John "Jack" ReedDRI$89,110$1,000
Harry ReidDNV$761,009$32,300
Jim RischRID$57,250$8,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$109,850$94,200
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$206,600$15,500
Bernie SandersIVT$132,615$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$503,135$19,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$63,950$30,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$289,413$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$79,166$14,000
Olympia J. SnoweRME$92,140$17,800
Arlen SpecterDPA$309,298$37,550
Debbie StabenowDMI$282,514$5,000
Jon TesterDMT$256,120$8,600
John ThuneRSD$243,508$54,720
Mark UdallDCO$654,031$34,600
Tom UdallDNM$391,047$41,479
David VitterRLA$204,357$164,250
George VoinovichROH$137,100$28,300
Mark R. WarnerDVA$479,458$19,700
Jim WebbDVA$173,925$4,456
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$366,609$2,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$150,560$138,850
Ron WydenDOR$289,802$7,500

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Gas & Electric Utilities$4,372,872
Venture capital$3,968,399
Restaurants & drinking establishments$3,800,420
Environmental policy$2,988,603
Computer components & accessories$1,849,828
Teachers unions$1,151,625
Alternate energy production & services$1,027,466
Manufacturing unions$994,895
Apparel & accessory stores$734,002
Clothing & accessories$654,010
Commercial service unions$491,850
Vendors$482,200
Communications & hi-tech unions$400,650
Shoes & leather products$231,650
Other unions$142,333
Energy-related unions (non-mining)$51,963

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Petroleum refining & marketing$1,581,097
Oil & Gas$1,554,061
Agriculture$193,077
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