S. 3495 - Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010

Energy. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to promote the deployment of plug-in electric drive vehicles, 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.

Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010

S. 3495 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to promote the deployment of plug-in electric drive vehicles, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to promote the deployment of plug-in electric drive vehicles, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010
Sponsor
Byron Dorgan
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Advanced technology and technological innovations
  • Advisory bodies
  • Air quality
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Building construction
  • Climate change
  • Consumer affairs
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Employment and training programs
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Energy research
  • Energy storage, supplies, demand
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government information and archives
  • Government investigations
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Government trust funds
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles
  • Infrastructure development
  • Land use and conservation
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Oil and gas
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public utilities and utility rates
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • State and local government operations
  • Transportation programs funding
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Major Actions
Introduced6/15/2010
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/15/2010
6/15/2010Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
6/22/2010Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
Put on a legislative calendar7/21/2010Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
9/28/2010Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Bingaman with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 111-336.
Put on a legislative calendar9/28/2010Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 623.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2005 For $73,410 Against $15,180
  2. March - April 2005 For $217,881 Against $56,850
  3. May - June 2005 For $158,138 Against $26,100
  4. July - August 2005 For $108,179 Against $11,750
  5. September - October 2005 For $199,252 Against $54,960
  6. November - December 2005 For $232,020 Against $16,500
  7. January - February 2006 For $101,816 Against $11,100
  8. March - April 2006 For $311,309 Against $34,000
  9. May - June 2006 For $288,674 Against $17,850
  10. July - August 2006 For $204,004 Against $30,900
  11. September - October 2006 For $525,028 Against $45,035
  12. November - December 2006 For $123,226 Against $5,500
  13. January - February 2007 For $158,250 Against $61,950
  14. March - April 2007 For $457,832 Against $121,250
  15. May - June 2007 For $374,885 Against $52,200
  16. July - August 2007 For $108,808 Against $66,298
  17. September - October 2007 For $298,930 Against $58,451
  18. November - December 2007 For $433,035 Against $49,183
  19. January - February 2008 For $177,550 Against $16,500
  20. March - April 2008 For $362,330 Against $41,249
  21. May - June 2008 For $444,468 Against $37,650
  22. July - August 2008 For $233,236 Against $13,650
  23. September - October 2008 For $564,122 Against $49,300
  24. November - December 2008 For $163,763 Against $4,400
  25. January - February 2009 For $129,800 Against $7,300
  26. March - April 2009 For $270,278 Against $16,250
  27. May - June 2009 For $306,054 Against $20,900
  28. July - August 2009 For $184,300 Against $3,000
  29. September - October 2009 For $326,011 Against $13,250
  30. November - December 2009 For $253,658 Against $20,650
  31. January - February 2010 For $160,153 Against $20,400
  32. March - April 2010 For $312,115 Against $5,800
  33. May - June 2010 For $358,889 Against $52,350
  34. July - August 2010 For $212,054 Against $32,300
  35. September - October 2010 For $595,503 Against $90,675
  36. November - December 2010 For $100,862 Against $9,200

Votes

    8 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010

    8 organizations supported this bill

    Edison Electric Institute
    Kuhn, Thomas (n.d.). Dear Senator Dorgan:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from .
    Electric Drive Transportation Association
    Wynne, Brian (2010, July 21). EDTA Statement on the Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from .
    FedEx
    FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on policies to reduce oil consumption through the promotion of accelerated deployment of electric-drive vehicles, as proposed in S. 3495, the Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010 (Hearing Room SD-366).: Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 111th Cong., 2nd Sess., (2010). (Testimony of Smith, Frederick). Retrieved November 10, 2010, from SmithTestimony6222010.pdf.
    National Wildlife Federation
    National Wildlife Federation (2010, July 20). Dear Senator:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from .
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    National Wildlife Federation (2010, July 20). Dear Senator:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from .
    PRTM Management Consulting
    Blanco, Sebastian (2010, June 22). Electric vehicles supporters testify on Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from .
    Sierra Club
    Sierra Club (2010, July 20). Dear Senator:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from .
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    Friedman, David (2010, June 21). STATEMENT OF: THE UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from www.energy.senate.gov.

    2 organizations opposed this bill

    Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
    Clay, Kathryn (n.d.). Electric vehicles supporters testify on Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from green.autoblog.com.
    Roush Cleantech
    (2010, November 8). Propane Autogas in Federal Legislation. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from http://blog.roushperformance.com.

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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$5,210$1,050
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$73,100$12,500
    John BarrassoRWY$78,800$8,550
    Max BaucusDMT$195,688$38,100
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$36,650$500
    Mark BegichDAK$120,974$1,000
    Michael BennetDCO$241,177$1,500
    Bob BennettRUT$27,400$1,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$146,849$4,500
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$31,379$5,500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$347,924$2,800
    Scott BrownRMA$80,900$6,150
    Sherrod BrownDOH$138,760$6,785
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$750
    Jim BunningRKY$13,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$134,725$21,550
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$20,147$20,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$199,473$500
    Ben CardinDMD$87,291$5,700
    Tom CarperDDE$41,585$22,440
    Bob CaseyDPA$145,238$1,750
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$202,550$34,200
    Tom CoburnROK$40,100$2,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$24,800$6,000
    Susan CollinsRME$115,884$4,000
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$48,123$17,250
    Bob CorkerRTN$89,965$15,700
    John CornynRTX$107,050$41,450
    Mike CrapoRID$37,475$6,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$81,950$13,282
    Chris DoddDCT$53,800$1,000
    Byron DorganDND$104,331$2,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$112,760$3,500
    John EnsignRNV$20,800$13,500
    Mike EnziRWY$17,800$2,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$124,771$1,650
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$72,258$3,000
    Alan FrankenDMN$207,328$250
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$171,842$8,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$90,990$10,200
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$109,129$11,000
    Judd GreggRNH$6,000$0
    Kay HaganDNC$62,547$4,850
    Tom HarkinDIA$49,315$5,000
    Orrin HatchRUT$43,150$19,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$42,783$10,100
    Jim InhofeROK$82,704$18,000
    Dan InouyeDHI$24,700$12,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$120,125$15,700
    Mike JohannsRNE$24,350$5,000
    Tim JohnsonDSD$94,096$6,000
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    John KerryDMA$116,650$3,000
    Amy KlobucharDMN$104,150$19,850
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$111,342$31,850
    Mary LandrieuDLA$103,866$24,250
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$58,603$0
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$29,610$3,500
    Carl LevinDMI$44,328$125,999
    Joe LiebermanICT$155,719$9,500
    Blanche LincolnDAR$170,563$33,200
    Dick LugarRIN$25,000$4,850
    John McCainRAZ$106,000$9,900
    Claire McCaskillDMO$121,742$15,250
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$157,650$64,200
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$185,200$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$117,495$1,000
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$29,683$19,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$185,100$6,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$152,961$2,500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$102,000$22,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$168,155$6,200
    Mark PryorDAR$58,300$39,350
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$12,410$1,950
    Harry ReidDNV$242,809$34,300
    Jim RischRID$34,474$1,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$54,295$13,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$131,200$8,800
    Bernie SandersIVT$39,600$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$126,565$7,250
    Jeff SessionsRAL$102,765$13,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$116,717$1,500
    Richard ShelbyRAL$64,900$4,800
    Olympia SnoweRME$44,900$1,000
    Arlen SpecterDPA$201,150$4,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$73,121$100,725
    Jon TesterDMT$134,177$0
    John ThuneRSD$59,994$8,000
    Mark UdallDCO$409,997$11,650
    Tom UdallDNM$178,004$9,000
    David VitterRLA$98,025$11,900
    George VoinovichROH$90,349$15,000
    Mark WarnerDVA$137,383$18,500
    Jim WebbDVA$74,340$7,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,285$2,550
    Roger WickerRMS$63,850$10,800
    Ron WydenDOR$81,650$7,500

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,210$1,050
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$73,100$12,500
    John BarrassoRWY$78,800$8,550
    Max BaucusDMT$195,688$38,100
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$36,650$500
    Mark BegichDAK$120,974$1,000
    Michael BennetDCO$241,177$1,500
    Bob BennettRUT$27,400$1,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$146,849$4,500
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$31,379$5,500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$347,924$2,800
    Scott BrownRMA$80,900$6,150
    Sherrod BrownDOH$138,760$6,785
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$750
    Jim BunningRKY$13,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$134,725$21,550
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$20,147$20,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$199,473$500
    Ben CardinDMD$87,291$5,700
    Tom CarperDDE$41,585$22,440
    Bob CaseyDPA$145,238$1,750
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$202,550$34,200
    Tom CoburnROK$40,100$2,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$24,800$6,000
    Susan CollinsRME$115,884$4,000
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$48,123$17,250
    Bob CorkerRTN$89,965$15,700
    John CornynRTX$107,050$41,450
    Mike CrapoRID$37,475$6,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$81,950$13,282
    Chris DoddDCT$53,800$1,000
    Byron DorganDND$104,331$2,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$112,760$3,500
    John EnsignRNV$20,800$13,500
    Mike EnziRWY$17,800$2,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$124,771$1,650
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$72,258$3,000
    Alan FrankenDMN$207,328$250
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$171,842$8,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$90,990$10,200
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$109,129$11,000
    Judd GreggRNH$6,000$0
    Kay HaganDNC$62,547$4,850
    Tom HarkinDIA$49,315$5,000
    Orrin HatchRUT$43,150$19,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$42,783$10,100
    Jim InhofeROK$82,704$18,000
    Dan InouyeDHI$24,700$12,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$120,125$15,700
    Mike JohannsRNE$24,350$5,000
    Tim JohnsonDSD$94,096$6,000
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    John KerryDMA$116,650$3,000
    Amy KlobucharDMN$104,150$19,850
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$111,342$31,850
    Mary LandrieuDLA$103,866$24,250
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$58,603$0
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$29,610$3,500
    Carl LevinDMI$44,328$125,999
    Joe LiebermanICT$155,719$9,500
    Blanche LincolnDAR$170,563$33,200
    Dick LugarRIN$25,000$4,850
    John McCainRAZ$106,000$9,900
    Claire McCaskillDMO$121,742$15,250
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$157,650$64,200
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$185,200$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$117,495$1,000
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$29,683$19,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$185,100$6,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$152,961$2,500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$102,000$22,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$168,155$6,200
    Mark PryorDAR$58,300$39,350
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$12,410$1,950
    Harry ReidDNV$242,809$34,300
    Jim RischRID$34,474$1,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$54,295$13,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$131,200$8,800
    Bernie SandersIVT$39,600$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$126,565$7,250
    Jeff SessionsRAL$102,765$13,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$116,717$1,500
    Richard ShelbyRAL$64,900$4,800
    Olympia SnoweRME$44,900$1,000
    Arlen SpecterDPA$201,150$4,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$73,121$100,725
    Jon TesterDMT$134,177$0
    John ThuneRSD$59,994$8,000
    Mark UdallDCO$409,997$11,650
    Tom UdallDNM$178,004$9,000
    David VitterRLA$98,025$11,900
    George VoinovichROH$90,349$15,000
    Mark WarnerDVA$137,383$18,500
    Jim WebbDVA$74,340$7,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,285$2,550
    Roger WickerRMS$63,850$10,800
    Ron WydenDOR$81,650$7,500

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Electric Power utilities$3,547,858
    Environmental policy$2,999,824
    Management consultants & services$2,571,513
    General business associations$322,553
    Freight & delivery services$88,075

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Auto manufacturers$945,449
    Automotive, Misc$244,432
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