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

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

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
$9,854,127

opposed this bill

Auto manufacturers$949,629
Automotive, Misc$252,032
$1,201,661

Interest groups that supported this bill gave 8.2 times as much as interest groups that opposed this bill

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$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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