S. 3481 - A Bill to Amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to Clarify Federal Responsibility for Stormwater Pollution.

Environmental protection. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Federal responsibility for stormwater pollution. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on December 21, 2010.

A Bill to Amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to Clarify Federal Responsibility for Stormwater Pollution.

S. 3481 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Federal responsibility for stormwater pollution. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Federal responsibility for stormwater pollution.
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    Sponsor
    Benjamin Cardin
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Environmental protection
    • Government buildings, facilities, and property
    • Intergovernmental relations
    • State and local government operations
    • User charges and fees
    • Water quality
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced6/10/2010
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (1 proposed)
    Passed Senate12/21/2010
    Passed House12/22/2010
    Signed by President1/04/2011
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.12/21/2010PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 4917 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/21/2010PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn passage Passed without objection.12/22/2010PASSED by voice vote
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/10/2010
    6/10/2010Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4855-4856)
    6/10/2010Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
    Put on a legislative calendar6/30/2010Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
    12/17/2010Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer without amendment. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar12/17/2010Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 715.
    12/21/2010Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/21/2010Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    12/21/2010Received in the House.
    12/21/2010Held at the desk.
    12/21/2010Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    12/21/2010Amendment SA 4917 proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Cardin.
    select this voteVote12/21/2010Amendment SA 4917 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    Presented to President12/22/2010Cleared for White House.
    12/22/2010Mr. Perriello asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
    12/22/2010Considered by unanimous consent.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage12/22/2010On passage Passed without objection.
    12/22/2010Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    Presented to President12/28/2010Presented to President.
    Signed1/04/2011Signed by President.
    Enacted1/04/2011Became Public Law No: 111-378.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    select this voteS. Amdt. 4917Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]December 21, 2010Passed by voice vote on December 20, 2010.

    In the nature of a substitute.

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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $3,055,011
    $0
    $4,050,342
    $7,105,353
    $0
    8 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    A Bill to Amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to Clarify Federal Responsibility for Stormwater Pollution.: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

    8 organizations supported this bill

    Council of State Governments
    NGA (2010, December 2). Letter: Natural Resources Committee Home. Retrieved December 22, 2010, from NGA.
    International City/County Management Association
    NGA (2010, December 2). Letter: Natural Resources Committee Home. Retrieved December 22, 2010, from NGA.
    National Association of Clean Water Agencies
    NACWA (2010, June 14). Member Pipeline. Retrieved December 22, 2010, from NACWA.
    National Association of Counties
    NGA (2010, December 2). Letter: Natural Resources Committee Home. Retrieved December 22, 2010, from NGA.
    National Conference of State Legislatures
    NGA (2010, December 2). Letter: Natural Resources Committee Home. Retrieved December 22, 2010, from NGA.
    National Governors Association
    NGA (2010, December 2). Letter: Natural Resources Committee Home. Retrieved December 22, 2010, from NGA.
    National League of Cities
    NGA (2010, December 2). Letter: Natural Resources Committee Home. Retrieved December 22, 2010, from NGA.
    U.S. Conference of Mayors
    NGA (2010, December 2). Letter: Natural Resources Committee Home. Retrieved December 22, 2010, from NGA.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, 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
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$18,510$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$46,750$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$5,000$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$32,150$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$31,850$0Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$148,571$0Yes
    Michael BennetDCO$286,374$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$8,550$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$49,892$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$6,550$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$411,192$0Yes
    Scott BrownRMA$52,490$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$142,562$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$1,000$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$3,550$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$33,525$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$240,975$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$98,491$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$21,145$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$212,758$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$29,650$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$1,450$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$9,200$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$48,981$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$10,200$0Yes
    Chris CoonsDDE$44,782$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$81,307$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$67,025$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$5,900$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$13,662$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$38,200$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$11,350$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$108,006$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$5,800$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$192,151$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$78,644$0Yes
    Alan FrankenDMN$215,049$0Yes
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$139,045$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$17,517$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,300$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Kay HaganDNC$81,147$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$40,815$0Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$14,500$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$46,083$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$12,581$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$41,800$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$44,500$0Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$10,300$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$15,350$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$46,290$0Yes
    Mark KirkRIL$64,837$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$127,250$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$50,386$0Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$51,767$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$47,703$0Yes
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$36,100$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$69,595$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$120,644$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$71,401$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$34,467$0Yes
    Joe ManchinDWV$52,550$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$36,010$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$102,607$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$102,713$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$163,750$0Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$143,183$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$40,250$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$34,850$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$222,978$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$16,500$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$134,749$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$20,600$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$20,510$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$227,759$0Yes
    Jim RischRID$5,014$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$19,350$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$77,850$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$52,040$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$50,600$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$34,810$0Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$150,912$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$14,375$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$16,200$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$29,620$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$96,718$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$157,779$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$15,394$0Yes
    Mark UdallDCO$378,893$0Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$207,161$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$36,100$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$4,000$0Yes
    Mark WarnerDVA$112,883$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$125,339$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$115,920$0Yes
    Roger WickerRMS$54,367$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$21,399$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$18,510$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$46,750$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$5,000$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$32,150$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$31,850$0Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$148,571$0Yes
    Michael BennetDCO$286,374$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$8,550$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$49,892$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$6,550$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$411,192$0Yes
    Scott BrownRMA$52,490$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$142,562$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$1,000$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$3,550$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$33,525$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$240,975$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$98,491$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$21,145$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$212,758$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$29,650$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$1,450$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$9,200$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$48,981$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$10,200$0Yes
    Chris CoonsDDE$44,782$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$81,307$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$67,025$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$5,900$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$13,662$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$38,200$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$11,350$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$108,006$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$5,800$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$192,151$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$78,644$0Yes
    Alan FrankenDMN$215,049$0Yes
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$139,045$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$17,517$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,300$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Kay HaganDNC$81,147$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$40,815$0Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$14,500$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$46,083$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$12,581$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$41,800$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$44,500$0Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$10,300$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$15,350$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$46,290$0Yes
    Mark KirkRIL$64,837$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$127,250$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$50,386$0Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$51,767$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$47,703$0Yes
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$36,100$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$69,595$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$120,644$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$71,401$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$34,467$0Yes
    Joe ManchinDWV$52,550$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$36,010$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$102,607$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$102,713$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$163,750$0Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$143,183$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$40,250$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$34,850$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$222,978$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$16,500$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$134,749$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$20,600$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$20,510$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$227,759$0Yes
    Jim RischRID$5,014$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$19,350$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$77,850$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$52,040$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$50,600$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$34,810$0Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$150,912$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$14,375$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$16,200$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$29,620$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$96,718$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$157,779$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$15,394$0Yes
    Mark UdallDCO$378,893$0Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$207,161$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$36,100$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$4,000$0Yes
    Mark WarnerDVA$112,883$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$125,339$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$115,920$0Yes
    Roger WickerRMS$54,367$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$21,399$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Civil servant/public employee$4,050,342
    Environmental policy$3,055,011
    Municipal & county government organizations$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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