Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 111th Congress.

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
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 selected by Jeffrey ErnstFriedman, August 1, 2008 – July 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$1,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$30,850$9,000
John BarrassoRWY$28,250$9,000
Max BaucusDMT$63,250$2,000
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$53,667$25,450
Mark BegichDAK$111,974$25,450
Michael F. BennetDCO$172,792$20,250
Bob BennettRUT$81,226$31,400
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$15,500$1,000
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$293,261$3,500
Sherrod BrownDOH$33,550$1,500
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$16,700$4,500
Richard BurrRNC$257,082$33,700
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$25,488$2,000
Ben CardinDMD$6,000$1,000
Tom CarperDDE$44,050$2,070
Bob CaseyDPA$32,300$11,750
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$121,900$47,400
Tom CoburnROK$14,300$35,800
William Thad CochranRMS$15,900$4,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$30,100$10,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$13,500$19,700
Bob CorkerRTN$16,060$8,500
John CornynRTX$65,554$110,500
Mike CrapoRID$57,020$18,500
Jim DeMintRSC$82,975$23,450
Chris DoddDCT$46,000$6,300
Byron DorganDND$92,109$33,400
Dick DurbinDIL$70,650$750
John EnsignRNV$1,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$14,000$8,300
Russ FeingoldDWI$125,250$5,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$104,300$6,500
Al FrankenDMN$197,583$1,350
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$270,004$11,600
Lindsey GrahamRSC$28,500$1,650
Chuck GrassleyRIA$125,426$16,750
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$76,981$2,000
Tom HarkinDIA$58,400$7,300
Orrin G. HatchRUT$36,680$3,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$-2,450$9,250
Jim InhofeROK$16,500$24,350
Dan InouyeDHI$33,400$16,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$82,800$13,600
Mike JohannsRNE$18,612$1,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$30,200$19,450
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$20,410$0
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$28,900$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$42,144$2,500
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$85,322$26,800
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$14,500$0
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$93,620$0
Carl LevinDMI$30,060$1,000
Joe LiebermanICT$16,400$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$241,207$145,200
Dick LugarRIN$4,900$300
John McCainRAZ$140,476$13,910
Claire McCaskillDMO$20,400$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$79,800$36,200
Bob MenéndezDNJ$45,500$2,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$142,745$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$55,800$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$190,046$40,050
Patty MurrayDWA$170,198$11,450
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$65,656$20,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$49,300$3,067
Mark L. PryorDAR$27,800$12,950
John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$345,127$20,800
Jim RischRID$25,500$4,050
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$24,300$14,350
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$46,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$20,600$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$304,584$32,900
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$8,250
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$129,884$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$52,716$8,500
Olympia SnoweRME$2,000$1,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$78,098$10,700
Debbie StabenowDMI$66,546$1,500
Jon TesterDMT$13,834$1,750
John ThuneRSD$123,700$39,340
Mark UdallDCO$159,912$20,810
Tom UdallDNM$84,385$10,500
David VitterRLA$99,049$99,900
George VoinovichROH$-4,800$3,250
Mark R. WarnerDVA$122,421$2,400
Jim WebbDVA$30,100$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$54,676$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$39,669$53,600
Ron WydenDOR$108,027$10,714

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$35,450$9,000
John BarrassoRWY$32,500$9,000
Max BaucusDMT$65,750$2,000
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$55,517$25,450
Mark BegichDAK$129,524$25,450
Michael F. BennetDCO$260,702$20,250
Bob BennettRUT$105,926$31,400
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$15,500$1,000
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$-2,300$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$451,001$3,500
Sherrod BrownDOH$42,200$1,500
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$17,700$4,500
Richard BurrRNC$288,482$33,700
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$67,424$2,000
Ben CardinDMD$10,000$1,000
Tom CarperDDE$59,450$2,070
Bob CaseyDPA$40,100$11,750
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$144,500$47,400
Tom CoburnROK$20,300$35,800
William Thad CochranRMS$17,400$4,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$42,200$10,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$16,000$19,700
Bob CorkerRTN$32,510$8,500
John CornynRTX$94,504$110,500
Mike CrapoRID$65,600$18,500
Jim DeMintRSC$108,625$23,450
Chris DoddDCT$67,900$6,300
Byron DorganDND$146,159$33,400
Dick DurbinDIL$88,100$750
John EnsignRNV$2,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$14,000$8,300
Russ FeingoldDWI$136,600$5,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$133,899$6,500
Al FrankenDMN$252,539$1,350
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$382,109$11,600
Lindsey GrahamRSC$39,350$1,650
Chuck GrassleyRIA$168,176$16,750
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$94,162$2,000
Tom HarkinDIA$61,700$7,300
Orrin G. HatchRUT$51,280$3,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$-2,450$9,250
Jim InhofeROK$18,800$24,350
Dan InouyeDHI$44,300$16,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$100,300$13,600
Mike JohannsRNE$23,612$1,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$32,200$19,450
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$35,410$0
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$38,825$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$46,644$2,500
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$101,822$26,800
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$14,800$0
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$165,520$0
Carl LevinDMI$30,310$1,000
Joe LiebermanICT$20,400$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$275,607$145,200
Dick LugarRIN$10,800$300
John McCainRAZ$212,326$13,910
Claire McCaskillDMO$28,400$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$108,050$36,200
Bob MenéndezDNJ$46,750$2,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$170,595$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$71,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$194,996$40,050
Patty MurrayDWA$275,198$11,450
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$72,156$20,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$68,900$3,067
Mark L. PryorDAR$37,300$12,950
John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$584,917$20,800
Jim RischRID$32,300$4,050
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$30,400$14,350
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$58,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$20,600$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$504,234$32,900
Jeff SessionsRAL$6,000$8,250
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$161,384$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$76,366$8,500
Olympia SnoweRME$11,000$1,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$121,498$10,700
Debbie StabenowDMI$73,546$1,500
Jon TesterDMT$23,519$1,750
John ThuneRSD$147,950$39,340
Mark UdallDCO$211,812$20,810
Tom UdallDNM$109,902$10,500
David VitterRLA$112,099$99,900
George VoinovichROH$-5,600$3,250
Mark R. WarnerDVA$185,871$2,400
Jim WebbDVA$32,100$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$76,376$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$59,669$53,600
Ron WydenDOR$238,646$10,714

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Gas & Electric Utilities$1,713,029
Restaurants & drinking establishments$1,354,008
Venture capital$1,209,012
Environmental policy$885,824
Computers, components & accessories$754,050
Online computer services$751,145
Alternate energy production & services$458,687
Teachers unions$325,400
Manufacturing unions$301,170
Computer manufacture & services$250,268
Clothing & accessories$210,570
Nuclear energy$152,520
Communications & hi-tech unions$144,800
Commercial service unions$133,000
Apparel & accessory stores$129,099
Labor Unions$95,300
Other unions$65,167
Shoes & leather products$39,400
Human Rights$10,550
Energy-related unions (non-mining)$5,000

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Oil & Gas$700,524
Petroleum refining & marketing$567,387
Agriculture$42,200
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