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
Related Bills
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

$412,196
$412,196
9.8 times as much
$4,022,100
$4,022,100

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$8,600$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$3,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$7,500$34,650
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$2,750$500
Mark BegichDAK$250$145,898
Michael F. BennetDCO$500$166,211
Bob BennettRUT$11,000$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$18,000$10,451
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,000$321,272
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,000$61,400
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$1,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,750$15,550
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$250
Maria CantwellDWA$2,150$38,275
Ben CardinDMD$2,000$42,891
Tom CarperDDE$6,370$2,300
Bob CaseyDPA$0$64,063
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$7,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$2,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$33,450
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$9,500$2,000
John CornynRTX$5,907$0
Mike CrapoRID$9,000$2,800
Jim DeMintRSC$7,000$8,950
Chris DoddDCT$0$7,100
Byron DorganDND$8,000$3,500
Dick DurbinDIL$0$44,910
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$300$97,441
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$24,350
Al FrankenDMN$0$277,239
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,000$81,316
Lindsey GrahamRSC$23,618$7,100
Chuck GrassleyRIA$8,000$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$104,118
Tom HarkinDIA$0$19,965
Orrin G. HatchRUT$500$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$5,233
Jim InhofeROK$17,000$0
Dan InouyeDHI$2,500$3,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,000$6,400
Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$13,651$19,850
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$9,870
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$4,000$63,300
Herb KohlDWI$0$40
Jon KylRAZ$4,000$2,100
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$20,000$3,582
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$1,000$35,786
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$27,650
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$44,020
Joe LiebermanICT$16,000$46,750
Blanche LincolnDAR$17,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$7,200
John McCainRAZ$9,000$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$51,260
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$12,000$4,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$36,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$172,786
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$10,550
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$28,000$10,850
Patty MurrayDWA$10,150$102,428
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,250$3,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$78,095
Mark L. PryorDAR$9,250$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$13,410
Harry ReidDNV$8,400$153,739
Jim RischRID$2,000$2,800
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$3,000$62,300
Bernie SandersIVT$0$31,700
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$43,700
Jeff SessionsRAL$7,000$4,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$164,841
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,400$4,700
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$10,400
Arlen SpecterDPA$4,400$1,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$3,000$24,810
Jon TesterDMT$0$113,877
John ThuneRSD$-3,000$5,400
Mark UdallDCO$5,500$579,230
Tom UdallDNM$1,000$273,007
David VitterRLA$6,500$28,200
George VoinovichROH$14,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$5,500$15,016
Jim WebbDVA$6,500$49,350
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$57,610
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,500$5,300
Ron WydenDOR$0$10,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$10
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$8,600$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$3,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$7,500$34,650
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$2,750$500
Mark BegichDAK$250$145,898
Michael F. BennetDCO$500$166,211
Bob BennettRUT$11,000$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$18,000$10,451
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,000$321,272
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,000$61,400
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$1,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,750$15,550
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$250
Maria CantwellDWA$2,150$38,275
Ben CardinDMD$2,000$42,891
Tom CarperDDE$6,370$2,300
Bob CaseyDPA$0$64,063
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$7,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$2,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$33,450
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$9,500$2,000
John CornynRTX$5,907$0
Mike CrapoRID$9,000$2,800
Jim DeMintRSC$7,000$8,950
Chris DoddDCT$0$7,100
Byron DorganDND$8,000$3,500
Dick DurbinDIL$0$44,910
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$300$97,441
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$24,350
Al FrankenDMN$0$277,239
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,000$81,316
Lindsey GrahamRSC$23,618$7,100
Chuck GrassleyRIA$8,000$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$104,118
Tom HarkinDIA$0$19,965
Orrin G. HatchRUT$500$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$5,233
Jim InhofeROK$17,000$0
Dan InouyeDHI$2,500$3,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,000$6,400
Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$13,651$19,850
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$9,870
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$4,000$63,300
Herb KohlDWI$0$40
Jon KylRAZ$4,000$2,100
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$20,000$3,582
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$1,000$35,786
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$27,650
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$44,020
Joe LiebermanICT$16,000$46,750
Blanche LincolnDAR$17,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$7,200
John McCainRAZ$9,000$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$51,260
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$12,000$4,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$36,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$172,786
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$10,550
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$28,000$10,850
Patty MurrayDWA$10,150$102,428
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,250$3,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$78,095
Mark L. PryorDAR$9,250$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$13,410
Harry ReidDNV$8,400$153,739
Jim RischRID$2,000$2,800
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$3,000$62,300
Bernie SandersIVT$0$31,700
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$43,700
Jeff SessionsRAL$7,000$4,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$164,841
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,400$4,700
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$10,400
Arlen SpecterDPA$4,400$1,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$3,000$24,810
Jon TesterDMT$0$113,877
John ThuneRSD$-3,000$5,400
Mark UdallDCO$5,500$579,230
Tom UdallDNM$1,000$273,007
David VitterRLA$6,500$28,200
George VoinovichROH$14,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$5,500$15,016
Jim WebbDVA$6,500$49,350
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$57,610
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,500$5,300
Ron WydenDOR$0$10,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Nuclear energy$412,196

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$4,022,100
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