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

S. 2052 - Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Improvement Act of 2009

Energy. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a research and development and demonstration program to reduce manufacturing and construction costs relating to nuclear reactors, and for other purposes. (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.

Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Improvement Act of 2009

S. 2052 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a research and development and demonstration program to reduce manufacturing and construction costs relating to nuclear reactors, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a research and development and demonstration program to reduce manufacturing and construction costs relating to nuclear reactors, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Improvement Act of 2009
Sponsor
Mark Udall
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Arms control and nonproliferation
  • Energy research
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Nuclear power
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
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Major Actions
Introduced10/29/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/29/2009
10/29/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
10/29/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S10926-10927)
12/15/2009Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 111-375.
Put on a legislative calendar7/21/2010Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
9/27/2010Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Bingaman without amendment. With written report No. 111-312.
Put on a legislative calendar9/27/2010Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 598.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$374,688
$374,688
8.0 times as much
$2,995,024
$2,995,024

opposed this bill

1 Organization Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Improvement Act of 2009

1 organization supported this bill

Nuclear Energy Institute
Flint, Alex (2010, July 21). Senate Panel Approves Two Measures to Advance Development of Small Reactors. Retrieved August 26, 2010, from Nuclear Energy Institute.

1 organization opposed this bill

Nuclear Information and Resource Service
Mariotte, Michael (2010, July 23). NIRS: Good News!!! Nuke Loan Guarantees in Limbo; 10m Solar Rooftops Progressing. Retrieved August 26, 2010, from Nukefree.org.

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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$0$10
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,500$500
John BarrassoRWY$3,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$7,500$19,200
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$2,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$250$90,174
Michael BennetDCO$500$160,361
Bob BennettRUT$7,000$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$18,000$16,251
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$500$247,492
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,000$60,600
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$1,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$14,750$15,550
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$250
Maria CantwellDWA$0$152,115
Ben CardinDMD$2,000$35,691
Tom CarperDDE$6,370$2,300
Bob CaseyDPA$0$67,513
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$2,300
Susan CollinsRME$1,000$17,400
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$9,500$2,000
John CornynRTX$5,907$0
Mike CrapoRID$9,000$1,300
Jim DeMintRSC$7,000$8,950
Chris DoddDCT$0$7,400
Byron DorganDND$8,000$2,250
Dick DurbinDIL$0$21,410
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$300$81,621
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$32,600
Alan FrankenDMN$0$147,553
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,000$67,259
Lindsey GrahamRSC$21,410$1,250
Chuck GrassleyRIA$8,000$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay HaganDNC$0$42,197
Tom HarkinDIA$0$13,315
Orrin HatchRUT$500$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$5,233
Jim InhofeROK$17,000$0
Dan InouyeDHI$2,500$3,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,000$4,900
Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$13,651$5,800
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John KerryDMA$0$18,920
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$4,000$64,500
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$4,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$19,250$-2,184
Frank LautenbergDNJ$1,000$18,403
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$22,500
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$23,095
Joe LiebermanICT$15,000$36,700
Blanche LincolnDAR$17,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$7,200
John McCainRAZ$9,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$48,110
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$12,500$4,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$31,650
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$87,445
Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,000$14,350
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$22,500$6,250
Patty MurrayDWA$6,750$88,978
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,250$1,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$67,305
Mark PryorDAR$8,750$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$6,560
Harry ReidDNV$8,400$124,309
Jim RischRID$2,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$50,100
Bernie SandersIVT$0$38,100
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$40,300
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$89,567
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$4,700
Olympia SnoweRME$0$10,400
Arlen SpecterDPA$4,400$1,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$3,000$25,310
Jon TesterDMT$0$114,377
John ThuneRSD$-3,000$4,400
Mark UdallDCO$5,500$316,897
Tom UdallDNM$1,000$141,004
David VitterRLA$6,500$18,600
George VoinovichROH$10,000$0
Mark WarnerDVA$5,250$8,383
Jim WebbDVA$6,500$45,140
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$64,310
Roger WickerRMS$2,500$3,300
Ron WydenDOR$0$9,500

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$10
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,500$500
John BarrassoRWY$3,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$7,500$19,200
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$2,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$250$90,174
Michael BennetDCO$500$160,361
Bob BennettRUT$7,000$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$18,000$16,251
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$500$247,492
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,000$60,600
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$1,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$14,750$15,550
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$250
Maria CantwellDWA$0$152,115
Ben CardinDMD$2,000$35,691
Tom CarperDDE$6,370$2,300
Bob CaseyDPA$0$67,513
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$2,300
Susan CollinsRME$1,000$17,400
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$9,500$2,000
John CornynRTX$5,907$0
Mike CrapoRID$9,000$1,300
Jim DeMintRSC$7,000$8,950
Chris DoddDCT$0$7,400
Byron DorganDND$8,000$2,250
Dick DurbinDIL$0$21,410
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$300$81,621
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$32,600
Alan FrankenDMN$0$147,553
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,000$67,259
Lindsey GrahamRSC$21,410$1,250
Chuck GrassleyRIA$8,000$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay HaganDNC$0$42,197
Tom HarkinDIA$0$13,315
Orrin HatchRUT$500$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$5,233
Jim InhofeROK$17,000$0
Dan InouyeDHI$2,500$3,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,000$4,900
Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$13,651$5,800
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John KerryDMA$0$18,920
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$4,000$64,500
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$4,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$19,250$-2,184
Frank LautenbergDNJ$1,000$18,403
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$22,500
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$23,095
Joe LiebermanICT$15,000$36,700
Blanche LincolnDAR$17,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$7,200
John McCainRAZ$9,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$48,110
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$12,500$4,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$31,650
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$87,445
Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,000$14,350
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$22,500$6,250
Patty MurrayDWA$6,750$88,978
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,250$1,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$67,305
Mark PryorDAR$8,750$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$6,560
Harry ReidDNV$8,400$124,309
Jim RischRID$2,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$50,100
Bernie SandersIVT$0$38,100
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$40,300
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$89,567
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$4,700
Olympia SnoweRME$0$10,400
Arlen SpecterDPA$4,400$1,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$3,000$25,310
Jon TesterDMT$0$114,377
John ThuneRSD$-3,000$4,400
Mark UdallDCO$5,500$316,897
Tom UdallDNM$1,000$141,004
David VitterRLA$6,500$18,600
George VoinovichROH$10,000$0
Mark WarnerDVA$5,250$8,383
Jim WebbDVA$6,500$45,140
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$64,310
Roger WickerRMS$2,500$3,300
Ron WydenDOR$0$9,500

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Nuclear energy$374,688

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$2,995,024
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