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
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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)
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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
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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…

147% more
$2,718,436
$6,100
$2,724,536
$461,172
$398,780
$244,232
$0
$1,104,184
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.
Tire Industry Association
TB (2009, February 2). Trade groups’ role on display. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from Tire Business.com.
United Automobile Workers
Reuther, Alan (2009, April 3). UAW Letter to Representatives. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from US News.

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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$10$1,050
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$31,500
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$19,200$28,350
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$5,500
Mark BegichDAK$90,174$1,000
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$4,210$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,251$1,500
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$6,000
Barbara BoxerDCA$247,492$39,499
Sherrod BrownDOH$60,600$14,600
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$2,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,700
Richard BurrRNC$15,550$17,700
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$152,115$8,450
Ben CardinDMD$40,041$7,200
Tom CarperDDE$2,300$18,520
Bob CaseyDPA$67,513$10,400
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$34,750
Hillary ClintonDNY$82,555$20,800
Tom CoburnROK$0$2,450
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$4,700
Susan CollinsRME$17,400$3,900
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$6,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$55,700
John CornynRTX$0$27,804
Mike CrapoRID$1,300$10,500
Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$18,982
Chris DoddDCT$7,400$7,550
Byron DorganDND$2,250$2,000
Dick DurbinDIL$21,410$1,750
John EnsignRNV$0$7,500
Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$81,621$4,200
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$32,600$5,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,250$16,800
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$3,500
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay HaganDNC$42,197$16,381
Tom HarkinDIA$13,315$3,000
Orrin HatchRUT$0$9,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,233$17,000
Jim InhofeROK$0$7,500
Dan InouyeDHI$3,700$1,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,900$25,200
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$5,800$2,000
Ted KennedyDMA$10,120$0
John KerryDMA$18,920$11,818
Amy KlobucharDMN$64,500$26,400
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$10,850
Mary LandrieuDLA$-2,184$5,500
Frank LautenbergDNJ$18,403$8,500
Patrick LeahyDVT$22,500$1,000
Carl LevinDMI$23,095$32,050
Joe LiebermanICT$36,700$16,800
Blanche LincolnDAR$1,750$61,375
Dick LugarRIN$7,200$8,750
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$15,650
Claire McCaskillDMO$48,110$6,900
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$4,600$28,850
Bob MenéndezDNJ$31,650$27,900
Jeff MerkleyDOR$87,445$4,050
Barbara MikulskiDMD$14,350$1,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$6,250$7,500
Patty MurrayDWA$88,978$12,700
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,500$3,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,305$12,850
Mark PryorDAR$1,000$24,900
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,560$1,950
Harry ReidDNV$124,309$14,550
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$5,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$50,100$4,800
Ken SalazarDCO$1,700$1,000
Bernie SandersIVT$38,100$2,650
Chuck SchumerDNY$40,300$17,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$11,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$89,567$500
Richard ShelbyRAL$4,700$16,800
Olympia SnoweRME$10,400$1,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$7,550
Debbie StabenowDMI$25,310$30,300
Jon TesterDMT$114,377$17,600
John ThuneRSD$4,400$8,300
Mark UdallDCO$316,897$2,000
Tom UdallDNM$141,004$1,000
David VitterRLA$18,600$25,200
George VoinovichROH$0$28,900
Mark WarnerDVA$8,383$8,000
Jim WebbDVA$45,140$750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$64,310$7,550
Roger WickerRMS$3,300$39,400
Ron WydenDOR$9,500$9,805

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10$1,050
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$31,500
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$19,200$28,350
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$5,500
Mark BegichDAK$90,174$1,000
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$4,210$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,251$1,500
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$6,000
Barbara BoxerDCA$247,492$39,499
Sherrod BrownDOH$60,600$14,600
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$2,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,700
Richard BurrRNC$15,550$17,700
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$152,115$8,450
Ben CardinDMD$40,041$7,200
Tom CarperDDE$2,300$18,520
Bob CaseyDPA$67,513$10,400
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$34,750
Hillary ClintonDNY$82,555$20,800
Tom CoburnROK$0$2,450
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$4,700
Susan CollinsRME$17,400$3,900
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$6,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$55,700
John CornynRTX$0$27,804
Mike CrapoRID$1,300$10,500
Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$18,982
Chris DoddDCT$7,400$7,550
Byron DorganDND$2,250$2,000
Dick DurbinDIL$21,410$1,750
John EnsignRNV$0$7,500
Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$81,621$4,200
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$32,600$5,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,250$16,800
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$3,500
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay HaganDNC$42,197$16,381
Tom HarkinDIA$13,315$3,000
Orrin HatchRUT$0$9,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,233$17,000
Jim InhofeROK$0$7,500
Dan InouyeDHI$3,700$1,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,900$25,200
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$5,800$2,000
Ted KennedyDMA$10,120$0
John KerryDMA$18,920$11,818
Amy KlobucharDMN$64,500$26,400
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$10,850
Mary LandrieuDLA$-2,184$5,500
Frank LautenbergDNJ$18,403$8,500
Patrick LeahyDVT$22,500$1,000
Carl LevinDMI$23,095$32,050
Joe LiebermanICT$36,700$16,800
Blanche LincolnDAR$1,750$61,375
Dick LugarRIN$7,200$8,750
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$15,650
Claire McCaskillDMO$48,110$6,900
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$4,600$28,850
Bob MenéndezDNJ$31,650$27,900
Jeff MerkleyDOR$87,445$4,050
Barbara MikulskiDMD$14,350$1,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$6,250$7,500
Patty MurrayDWA$88,978$12,700
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,500$3,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,305$12,850
Mark PryorDAR$1,000$24,900
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,560$1,950
Harry ReidDNV$124,309$14,550
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$5,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$50,100$4,800
Ken SalazarDCO$1,700$1,000
Bernie SandersIVT$38,100$2,650
Chuck SchumerDNY$40,300$17,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$11,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$89,567$500
Richard ShelbyRAL$4,700$16,800
Olympia SnoweRME$10,400$1,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$7,550
Debbie StabenowDMI$25,310$30,300
Jon TesterDMT$114,377$17,600
John ThuneRSD$4,400$8,300
Mark UdallDCO$316,897$2,000
Tom UdallDNM$141,004$1,000
David VitterRLA$18,600$25,200
George VoinovichROH$0$28,900
Mark WarnerDVA$8,383$8,000
Jim WebbDVA$45,140$750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$64,310$7,550
Roger WickerRMS$3,300$39,400
Ron WydenDOR$9,500$9,805

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$2,718,436
Consumer groups$6,100

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$461,172
Recycling of metal, paper, plastics, etc.$398,780
Automotive, Misc$244,232
Automotive unions$0
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