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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 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
Testimony of David Foster Executive Director: Hearing before the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works . 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of David Foster). Retrieved October 28, 2009, from US_111_S1733_support_bluegreenalliance.pdf.
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
Testimony of David Foster : Hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works . 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of David Foster). Retrieved October 28, 2009, from US_111_S1733_support_bluegreenalliance.pdf.
Communications Workers of America
Testimony of David Foster : Hearing before the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of David Foster). Retrieved October 28, 2009, from US_111_S1733_support_bluegreenalliance_0.pdf.
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
Testimony of Peter Brehm: Hearing before the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works . 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Peter Brehm). Retrieved October 28, 2009, from US_111_S1733_support_infinia.pdf.
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 October 7, 2009, 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
Testimony of David Foster : Hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Committee. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of David Foster). Retrieved October 28, 2009, from US_111_S1733_support_bluegreenalliance_1.pdf.
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 October 7, 2009, from US Climate Network.
Solar Energy Industries Association
Testimony of Peter Brehm: Hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Peter Brehm). Retrieved October 28, 2009, from US_111_S1733_support_infinia_0.pdf.
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
Testimony of David Foster : Hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works . 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of David Foster). Retrieved October 28, 2009, from US_111_S1733_support_bluegreenalliance_3.pdf.
Utility Workers Union of America
Testimony of David Foster : Hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Committee. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of David Foster). Retrieved October 28, 2009, from US_111_S1733_support_bluegreenalliance_2.pdf.

4 organizations opposed this bill

American Farm Bureau Federation
Testimony of Bob Stallman: Hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works . 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Bob Stallman). Retrieved November 2, 2009, from US_111_S1733_oppose_americanfarmbureaufederation.pdf.
American Petroleum Institute
ENS (2009, November 5). Climate Bill Approved by Senate Committee Over Republican Boycott. Retrieved October 21, 2009, from Environmental News Service.
National Petrochemical & Refiners Association
Testimony of Bill Klesse : Hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Bill Klesse). Retrieved October 28, 2009, from US_111_S1733_oppose_nationalpetrochemicalandrefiners.pdf.
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$67,560$6,800
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$141,532$33,600
John BarrassoRWY$73,550$45,000
Max BaucusDMT$517,875$54,430
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$215,398$33,400
Mark BegichDAK$209,524$28,750
Michael BennetDCO$438,521$29,450
Bob BennettRUT$111,176$39,400
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$243,175$23,220
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$11,350$1,000
Barbara BoxerDCA$869,570$3,800
Sherrod BrownDOH$278,800$5,000
Sam BrownbackRKS$8,350$2,250
Jim BunningRKY$24,450$5,500
Richard BurrRNC$414,306$53,300
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$95,000$2,750
Maria CantwellDWA$498,570$14,850
Ben CardinDMD$210,225$13,450
Tom CarperDDE$169,266$21,770
Bob CaseyDPA$304,777$26,800
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$291,484$94,775
Tom CoburnROK$31,300$39,700
William Thad CochranRMS$52,900$28,300
Susan CollinsRME$226,194$17,900
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$137,750$29,100
Bob CorkerRTN$212,869$85,900
John CornynRTX$399,320$378,650
Mike CrapoRID$98,850$24,900
Jim DeMintRSC$199,475$41,822
Chris DoddDCT$129,700$9,300
Byron DorganDND$239,809$38,800
Dick DurbinDIL$286,720$6,300
John EnsignRNV$104,800$14,600
Mike EnziRWY$72,351$22,300
Russ FeingoldDWI$286,331$6,750
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$378,837$12,500
Alan FrankenDMN$450,819$2,400
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$634,875$16,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$189,980$6,850
Chuck GrassleyRIA$254,727$25,580
Judd GreggRNH$2,000$0
Kay HaganDNC$185,078$6,850
Tom HarkinDIA$201,565$28,286
Orrin HatchRUT$342,786$48,600
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$154,657$163,486
Jim InhofeROK$123,800$139,399
Dan InouyeDHI$72,900$21,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$169,550$31,400
Mike JohannsRNE$82,862$17,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$162,730$26,950
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John KerryDMA$180,719$1,000
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$282,448$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$266,944$34,800
Mary LandrieuDLA$299,666$116,050
Frank LautenbergDNJ$184,103$11,150
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$368,261$0
Carl LevinDMI$192,749$11,900
Joe LiebermanICT$682,987$55,650
Blanche LincolnDAR$327,209$162,150
Dick LugarRIN$106,573$6,525
John McCainRAZ$225,526$16,410
Claire McCaskillDMO$238,110$10,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$541,235$123,050
Bob MenéndezDNJ$280,300$7,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$290,240$1,000
Barbara MikulskiDMD$124,848$500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$229,196$48,950
Patty MurrayDWA$521,717$14,950
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$300,498$29,350
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$357,486$34,745
Mark PryorDAR$210,570$65,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$83,260$3,000
Harry ReidDNV$831,411$33,500
Jim RischRID$60,494$11,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$89,050$109,450
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$259,236$18,000
Bernie SandersIVT$143,955$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$530,169$33,150
Jeff SessionsRAL$67,750$29,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$274,532$1,000
Richard ShelbyRAL$99,796$15,000
Olympia SnoweRME$104,890$13,100
Arlen SpecterDPA$340,791$30,500
Debbie StabenowDMI$288,621$5,500
Jon TesterDMT$249,595$11,150
John ThuneRSD$237,058$65,460
Mark UdallDCO$648,732$34,010
Tom UdallDNM$364,337$41,550
David VitterRLA$180,932$147,900
George VoinovichROH$133,700$28,550
Mark WarnerDVA$434,754$18,400
Jim WebbDVA$173,157$4,456
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$336,985$2,250
Roger WickerRMS$157,804$119,950
Ron WydenDOR$332,421$15,864

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$67,560$6,800
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$141,532$33,600
John BarrassoRWY$73,550$45,000
Max BaucusDMT$517,875$54,430
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$215,398$33,400
Mark BegichDAK$209,524$28,750
Michael BennetDCO$438,521$29,450
Bob BennettRUT$111,176$39,400
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$243,175$23,220
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$11,350$1,000
Barbara BoxerDCA$869,570$3,800
Sherrod BrownDOH$278,800$5,000
Sam BrownbackRKS$8,350$2,250
Jim BunningRKY$24,450$5,500
Richard BurrRNC$414,306$53,300
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$95,000$2,750
Maria CantwellDWA$498,570$14,850
Ben CardinDMD$210,225$13,450
Tom CarperDDE$169,266$21,770
Bob CaseyDPA$304,777$26,800
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$291,484$94,775
Tom CoburnROK$31,300$39,700
William Thad CochranRMS$52,900$28,300
Susan CollinsRME$226,194$17,900
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$137,750$29,100
Bob CorkerRTN$212,869$85,900
John CornynRTX$399,320$378,650
Mike CrapoRID$98,850$24,900
Jim DeMintRSC$199,475$41,822
Chris DoddDCT$129,700$9,300
Byron DorganDND$239,809$38,800
Dick DurbinDIL$286,720$6,300
John EnsignRNV$104,800$14,600
Mike EnziRWY$72,351$22,300
Russ FeingoldDWI$286,331$6,750
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$378,837$12,500
Alan FrankenDMN$450,819$2,400
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$634,875$16,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$189,980$6,850
Chuck GrassleyRIA$254,727$25,580
Judd GreggRNH$2,000$0
Kay HaganDNC$185,078$6,850
Tom HarkinDIA$201,565$28,286
Orrin HatchRUT$342,786$48,600
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$154,657$163,486
Jim InhofeROK$123,800$139,399
Dan InouyeDHI$72,900$21,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$169,550$31,400
Mike JohannsRNE$82,862$17,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$162,730$26,950
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John KerryDMA$180,719$1,000
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$282,448$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$266,944$34,800
Mary LandrieuDLA$299,666$116,050
Frank LautenbergDNJ$184,103$11,150
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$368,261$0
Carl LevinDMI$192,749$11,900
Joe LiebermanICT$682,987$55,650
Blanche LincolnDAR$327,209$162,150
Dick LugarRIN$106,573$6,525
John McCainRAZ$225,526$16,410
Claire McCaskillDMO$238,110$10,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$541,235$123,050
Bob MenéndezDNJ$280,300$7,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$290,240$1,000
Barbara MikulskiDMD$124,848$500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$229,196$48,950
Patty MurrayDWA$521,717$14,950
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$300,498$29,350
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$357,486$34,745
Mark PryorDAR$210,570$65,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$83,260$3,000
Harry ReidDNV$831,411$33,500
Jim RischRID$60,494$11,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$89,050$109,450
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$259,236$18,000
Bernie SandersIVT$143,955$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$530,169$33,150
Jeff SessionsRAL$67,750$29,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$274,532$1,000
Richard ShelbyRAL$99,796$15,000
Olympia SnoweRME$104,890$13,100
Arlen SpecterDPA$340,791$30,500
Debbie StabenowDMI$288,621$5,500
Jon TesterDMT$249,595$11,150
John ThuneRSD$237,058$65,460
Mark UdallDCO$648,732$34,010
Tom UdallDNM$364,337$41,550
David VitterRLA$180,932$147,900
George VoinovichROH$133,700$28,550
Mark WarnerDVA$434,754$18,400
Jim WebbDVA$173,157$4,456
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$336,985$2,250
Roger WickerRMS$157,804$119,950
Ron WydenDOR$332,421$15,864

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Gas & Electric Utilities$4,219,962
Restaurants & drinking establishments$3,312,054
Venture capital$3,167,385
Environmental policy$2,995,024
Online computer services$1,933,198
Computers, components & accessories$1,789,848
Teachers unions$1,099,175
Computer manufacture & services$977,675
Manufacturing unions$951,644
Alternate energy production & services$844,808
Apparel & accessory stores$606,426
Clothing & accessories$526,530
Commercial service unions$472,500
Communications & hi-tech unions$422,400
Shoes & leather products$199,800
Other unions$145,667
Energy-related unions (non-mining)$50,713

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Oil & Gas$1,768,163
Petroleum refining & marketing$1,435,743
Agriculture$172,232
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