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

S. 247 - Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009

Cash for Clunkers, Fuel efficiency, Car recycling - Energy. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
A bill to accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high fuel consumption automobiles to replace such automobiles with fuel efficient automobiles or public transportation. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009

S. 247 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Cash for Clunkers, Fuel efficiency, Car recycling
Summary
A bill to accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high fuel consumption automobiles to replace such automobiles with fuel efficient automobiles or public transportation. (by CRS)
Learn More
At OpenCongress
Title
A bill to accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high fuel consumption automobiles to replace such automobiles with fuel efficient automobiles or public transportation.
Other Titles
  • Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009
Sponsor
Dianne Feinstein
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Consumer affairs
  • Department of Energy
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Government information and archives
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Motor vehicles
  • Public transit
  • Retail and wholesale trades
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • Transportation costs
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/14/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/14/2009
1/14/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S394-395)
1/14/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

60% more
$2,705,082
$10,500
$2,715,582
$600,017
$545,909
$252,232
$304,300
$1,702,458
6 Organizations Supported and 5 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009

6 organizations supported this bill

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Vaidyanathan, Shruti with Therese Langer & Glee Murray (2009, January 14). ACEEE Applauds Introduction of Vehicle Scrappage Bill. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from ACEEE.
Consumer Federation of America
Consumer Affairs (2009, January 16). Consumer Group Proposes Auto-Buying Stimulus. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from Consumer Affairs.
Natural Resources Defense Council
undersigned organization (2009, April 2). Support HR 520, the Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from Sierra Club.
Safe Climate Campaign
undersigned organization (2009, April 2). Support HR 520, the Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from Sierra Club.
Sierra Club
undersigned organization (2009, April 2). Support HR 520, the Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from Sierra Club.
Union of Concerned Scientists
undersigned organization (2009, April 2). Support HR 520, the Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from Sierra Club.

5 organizations opposed this bill

Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association
TB (2009, February 2). Trade groups’ role on display. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from Tire Business.com.
Automotive Recyclers Association
ARA (2009, May 9). Saving Recycled Car Parts From Near Extinction. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from 24-7 Press Release.
Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association
TB (2009, February 2). Trade groups’ role on display. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from Tire Business.com.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
Reuther, Alan (2009, April 3). UAW Letter to Representatives. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from US News.
Tire Industry Association
TB (2009, February 2). Trade groups’ role on display. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from Tire Business.com.

Need proof?

View citations of support and opposition

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$10$10,750
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$37,500
John BarrassoRWY$0$5,000
Max BaucusDMT$18,700$30,350
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$500$10,000
Mark BegichDAK$76,699$8,000
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$4,710$3,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,451$1,500
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$22,600
Barbara BoxerDCA$259,622$52,899
Sherrod BrownDOH$61,400$9,700
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$6,000
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,700
Richard BurrRNC$15,550$25,245
Robert ByrdDWV$250$10,000
Maria CantwellDWA$35,825$11,600
Ben CardinDMD$47,241$19,200
Tom CarperDDE$2,300$21,100
Bob CaseyDPA$64,063$21,400
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$40,350
Hillary ClintonDNY$78,355$27,950
Tom CoburnROK$0$2,450
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$5,700
Susan M. CollinsRME$19,100$5,100
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$13,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$61,350
John CornynRTX$0$34,204
Mike CrapoRID$2,300$11,000
Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$22,282
Chris DoddDCT$7,100$17,550
Byron DorganDND$3,250$4,500
Dick DurbinDIL$24,460$10,250
John EnsignRNV$0$6,700
Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$96,291$17,100
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$24,350$5,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$29,200
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$3,500
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$60,214$24,900
Tom HarkinDIA$12,065$11,000
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$12,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,233$22,250
Jim InhofeROK$0$19,000
Dan InouyeDHI$3,900$2,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,400$35,900
Mike JohannsRNE$0$1,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$12,000
Ted KennedyDMA$9,620$3,500
John F. KerryDMA$5,120$28,418
Amy KlobucharDMN$63,300$44,250
Herb KohlDWI$40$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,100$24,750
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,416$7,500
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,403$37,600
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,450$4,000
Carl LevinDMI$22,145$43,900
Joe LiebermanICT$46,750$21,500
Blanche LincolnDAR$1,750$50,575
Dick LugarRIN$7,200$10,750
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$500$17,900
Claire McCaskillDMO$53,260$17,900
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,300$35,800
Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,250$48,100
Jeff MerkleyDOR$94,557$13,050
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$13,950$10,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,850$7,500
Patty MurrayDWA$100,928$18,450
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$5,900
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$77,245$16,200
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$28,900
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,960$8,550
Harry ReidDNV$148,889$23,550
Jim RischRID$2,550$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$11,300
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$35,000$10,100
Ken SalazarDCO$1,700$2,000
Bernie SandersIVT$31,700$17,900
Chuck SchumerDNY$43,700$16,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$10,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,417$7,100
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,700$16,800
Olympia J. SnoweRME$10,400$1,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$13,550
Debbie StabenowDMI$24,810$48,500
Jon TesterDMT$115,977$23,600
John ThuneRSD$5,400$11,800
Mark UdallDCO$321,965$17,000
Tom UdallDNM$144,098$19,450
David VitterRLA$22,100$27,700
George VoinovichROH$0$31,400
Mark R. WarnerDVA$9,133$11,600
Jim WebbDVA$49,350$7,050
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$57,610$17,550
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,300$65,600
Ron WydenDOR$10,000$18,585

Add Data Filters:

Legislator Filters
Legislator Filters
Show All
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10$10,750
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$37,500
John BarrassoRWY$0$5,000
Max BaucusDMT$18,700$30,350
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$500$10,000
Mark BegichDAK$76,699$8,000
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$4,710$3,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,451$1,500
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$22,600
Barbara BoxerDCA$259,622$52,899
Sherrod BrownDOH$61,400$9,700
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$6,000
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,700
Richard BurrRNC$15,550$25,245
Robert ByrdDWV$250$10,000
Maria CantwellDWA$35,825$11,600
Ben CardinDMD$47,241$19,200
Tom CarperDDE$2,300$21,100
Bob CaseyDPA$64,063$21,400
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$40,350
Hillary ClintonDNY$78,355$27,950
Tom CoburnROK$0$2,450
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$5,700
Susan M. CollinsRME$19,100$5,100
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$13,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$61,350
John CornynRTX$0$34,204
Mike CrapoRID$2,300$11,000
Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$22,282
Chris DoddDCT$7,100$17,550
Byron DorganDND$3,250$4,500
Dick DurbinDIL$24,460$10,250
John EnsignRNV$0$6,700
Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$96,291$17,100
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$24,350$5,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$29,200
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$3,500
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$60,214$24,900
Tom HarkinDIA$12,065$11,000
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$12,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,233$22,250
Jim InhofeROK$0$19,000
Dan InouyeDHI$3,900$2,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,400$35,900
Mike JohannsRNE$0$1,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$12,000
Ted KennedyDMA$9,620$3,500
John F. KerryDMA$5,120$28,418
Amy KlobucharDMN$63,300$44,250
Herb KohlDWI$40$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,100$24,750
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,416$7,500
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,403$37,600
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,450$4,000
Carl LevinDMI$22,145$43,900
Joe LiebermanICT$46,750$21,500
Blanche LincolnDAR$1,750$50,575
Dick LugarRIN$7,200$10,750
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$500$17,900
Claire McCaskillDMO$53,260$17,900
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,300$35,800
Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,250$48,100
Jeff MerkleyDOR$94,557$13,050
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$13,950$10,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,850$7,500
Patty MurrayDWA$100,928$18,450
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$5,900
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$77,245$16,200
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$28,900
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,960$8,550
Harry ReidDNV$148,889$23,550
Jim RischRID$2,550$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$11,300
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$35,000$10,100
Ken SalazarDCO$1,700$2,000
Bernie SandersIVT$31,700$17,900
Chuck SchumerDNY$43,700$16,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$10,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,417$7,100
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,700$16,800
Olympia J. SnoweRME$10,400$1,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$13,550
Debbie StabenowDMI$24,810$48,500
Jon TesterDMT$115,977$23,600
John ThuneRSD$5,400$11,800
Mark UdallDCO$321,965$17,000
Tom UdallDNM$144,098$19,450
David VitterRLA$22,100$27,700
George VoinovichROH$0$31,400
Mark R. WarnerDVA$9,133$11,600
Jim WebbDVA$49,350$7,050
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$57,610$17,550
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,300$65,600
Ron WydenDOR$10,000$18,585

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$2,705,082
Consumer groups$10,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$600,017
Recycling of metal, paper, plastics, etc.$545,909
Automotive Manufacturing union$304,300
Automotive, Misc$252,232
Loading…
Date Range of Contributions
Enter a custom date range