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 $71,310 Against $14,760
  2. March - April 2005 For $239,431 Against $57,850
  3. May - June 2005 For $153,788 Against $24,350
  4. July - August 2005 For $102,479 Against $10,000
  5. September - October 2005 For $189,052 Against $54,960
  6. November - December 2005 For $215,696 Against $16,250
  7. January - February 2006 For $94,456 Against $8,750
  8. March - April 2006 For $321,799 Against $38,900
  9. May - June 2006 For $269,124 Against $19,600
  10. July - August 2006 For $239,854 Against $33,700
  11. September - October 2006 For $575,051 Against $54,485
  12. November - December 2006 For $127,996 Against $7,500
  13. January - February 2007 For $139,450 Against $62,450
  14. March - April 2007 For $450,557 Against $112,750
  15. May - June 2007 For $404,635 Against $50,200
  16. July - August 2007 For $121,558 Against $65,798
  17. September - October 2007 For $324,730 Against $59,451
  18. November - December 2007 For $436,903 Against $54,283
  19. January - February 2008 For $188,065 Against $15,500
  20. March - April 2008 For $352,980 Against $44,049
  21. May - June 2008 For $424,168 Against $39,450
  22. July - August 2008 For $216,111 Against $17,350
  23. September - October 2008 For $614,316 Against $49,850
  24. November - December 2008 For $176,499 Against $6,400
  25. January - February 2009 For $141,350 Against $5,500
  26. March - April 2009 For $308,028 Against $16,650
  27. May - June 2009 For $348,787 Against $19,900
  28. July - August 2009 For $179,050 Against $2,900
  29. September - October 2009 For $331,861 Against $12,000
  30. November - December 2009 For $238,258 Against $18,650
  31. January - February 2010 For $226,957 Against $21,800
  32. March - April 2010 For $344,465 Against $10,000
  33. May - June 2010 For $359,059 Against $42,450
  34. July - August 2010 For $204,887 Against $31,550
  35. September - October 2010 For $634,655 Against $92,175
  36. November - December 2010 For $86,762 Against $9,450

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
    Smith, Frederick W. (2010, June 22). Testimony of Frederick W. Smith at a Hearing on Electrification of Transportation. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
    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$6,210$750
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$50,800$10,000
    John BarrassoRWY$76,800$8,550
    Max BaucusDMT$199,438$38,100
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$38,900$0
    Mark BegichDAK$106,849$1,000
    Michael F. BennetDCO$251,377$0
    Bob BennettRUT$30,400$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$139,549$4,500
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$41,379$5,500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$370,154$4,700
    Scott P. BrownRMA$90,800$10,050
    Sherrod BrownDOH$133,260$5,285
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$500
    Jim BunningRKY$19,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$153,192$21,950
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$20,597$20,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$93,325$3,400
    Ben CardinDMD$91,341$6,200
    Tom CarperDDE$49,585$23,020
    Bob CaseyDPA$160,888$1,250
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$201,000$34,200
    Tom CoburnROK$33,400$2,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$25,800$6,000
    Susan M. CollinsRME$117,134$4,200
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$50,173$17,250
    Bob CorkerRTN$88,440$21,150
    John CornynRTX$130,900$39,650
    Mike CrapoRID$34,600$6,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$87,150$12,532
    Chris DoddDCT$50,100$0
    Byron DorganDND$155,185$3,900
    Dick DurbinDIL$123,010$3,000
    John EnsignRNV$20,900$12,700
    Mike EnziRWY$13,800$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$142,941$1,650
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$66,380$3,000
    Al FrankenDMN$212,726$750
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$171,742$7,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$96,140$15,200
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$102,829$11,000
    Judd GreggRNH$6,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$90,664$6,400
    Tom HarkinDIA$38,115$5,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$41,750$19,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$57,183$8,000
    Jim InhofeROK$87,750$18,000
    Dan InouyeDHI$26,900$13,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$120,950$15,700
    Mike JohannsRNE$24,340$5,000
    Tim JohnsonDSD$93,382$3,000
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$77,450$2,500
    Amy KlobucharDMN$110,600$17,500
    Herb KohlDWI$40$0
    Jon KylRAZ$103,242$43,450
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$109,166$26,250
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$65,603$0
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$33,060$3,500
    Carl LevinDMI$44,128$126,249
    Joe LiebermanICT$181,549$10,700
    Blanche LincolnDAR$169,563$22,400
    Dick LugarRIN$25,250$3,850
    John McCainRAZ$122,600$7,500
    Claire McCaskillDMO$132,442$15,250
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$173,680$64,450
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$184,300$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$118,432$1,000
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,383$18,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$198,300$6,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$180,311$2,500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$96,300$23,900
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$205,445$6,200
    Mark L. PryorDAR$52,300$38,350
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$16,560$1,750
    Harry ReidDNV$268,289$34,700
    Jim RischRID$38,524$2,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$59,595$13,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$110,100$8,800
    Bernie SandersIVT$32,950$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$114,765$4,250
    Jeff SessionsRAL$106,765$12,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$121,467$2,000
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$61,900$4,800
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$45,900$1,000
    Arlen SpecterDPA$210,883$4,250
    Debbie StabenowDMI$69,263$98,475
    Jon TesterDMT$143,770$250
    John ThuneRSD$69,094$11,500
    Mark UdallDCO$422,315$11,650
    Tom UdallDNM$192,798$9,000
    David VitterRLA$93,850$9,900
    George VoinovichROH$136,349$15,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$151,243$27,100
    Jim WebbDVA$96,800$7,250
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$97,385$4,300
    Roger F. WickerRMS$67,950$14,100
    Ron WydenDOR$78,240$5,500

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$6,210$750
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$50,800$10,000
    John BarrassoRWY$76,800$8,550
    Max BaucusDMT$199,438$38,100
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$38,900$0
    Mark BegichDAK$106,849$1,000
    Michael F. BennetDCO$251,377$0
    Bob BennettRUT$30,400$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$139,549$4,500
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$41,379$5,500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$370,154$4,700
    Scott P. BrownRMA$90,800$10,050
    Sherrod BrownDOH$133,260$5,285
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$500
    Jim BunningRKY$19,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$153,192$21,950
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$20,597$20,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$93,325$3,400
    Ben CardinDMD$91,341$6,200
    Tom CarperDDE$49,585$23,020
    Bob CaseyDPA$160,888$1,250
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$201,000$34,200
    Tom CoburnROK$33,400$2,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$25,800$6,000
    Susan M. CollinsRME$117,134$4,200
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$50,173$17,250
    Bob CorkerRTN$88,440$21,150
    John CornynRTX$130,900$39,650
    Mike CrapoRID$34,600$6,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$87,150$12,532
    Chris DoddDCT$50,100$0
    Byron DorganDND$155,185$3,900
    Dick DurbinDIL$123,010$3,000
    John EnsignRNV$20,900$12,700
    Mike EnziRWY$13,800$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$142,941$1,650
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$66,380$3,000
    Al FrankenDMN$212,726$750
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$171,742$7,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$96,140$15,200
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$102,829$11,000
    Judd GreggRNH$6,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$90,664$6,400
    Tom HarkinDIA$38,115$5,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$41,750$19,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$57,183$8,000
    Jim InhofeROK$87,750$18,000
    Dan InouyeDHI$26,900$13,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$120,950$15,700
    Mike JohannsRNE$24,340$5,000
    Tim JohnsonDSD$93,382$3,000
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$77,450$2,500
    Amy KlobucharDMN$110,600$17,500
    Herb KohlDWI$40$0
    Jon KylRAZ$103,242$43,450
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$109,166$26,250
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$65,603$0
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$33,060$3,500
    Carl LevinDMI$44,128$126,249
    Joe LiebermanICT$181,549$10,700
    Blanche LincolnDAR$169,563$22,400
    Dick LugarRIN$25,250$3,850
    John McCainRAZ$122,600$7,500
    Claire McCaskillDMO$132,442$15,250
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$173,680$64,450
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$184,300$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$118,432$1,000
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,383$18,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$198,300$6,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$180,311$2,500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$96,300$23,900
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$205,445$6,200
    Mark L. PryorDAR$52,300$38,350
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$16,560$1,750
    Harry ReidDNV$268,289$34,700
    Jim RischRID$38,524$2,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$59,595$13,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$110,100$8,800
    Bernie SandersIVT$32,950$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$114,765$4,250
    Jeff SessionsRAL$106,765$12,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$121,467$2,000
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$61,900$4,800
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$45,900$1,000
    Arlen SpecterDPA$210,883$4,250
    Debbie StabenowDMI$69,263$98,475
    Jon TesterDMT$143,770$250
    John ThuneRSD$69,094$11,500
    Mark UdallDCO$422,315$11,650
    Tom UdallDNM$192,798$9,000
    David VitterRLA$93,850$9,900
    George VoinovichROH$136,349$15,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$151,243$27,100
    Jim WebbDVA$96,800$7,250
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$97,385$4,300
    Roger F. WickerRMS$67,950$14,100
    Ron WydenDOR$78,240$5,500

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Electric Power utilities$3,723,152
    Environmental policy$2,993,403
    Management consultants & services$2,784,852
    General business associations$231,253
    Freight & delivery services$121,467

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Auto manufacturers$949,629
    Automotive, Misc$252,032
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