S. 3495 - Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010

Energy. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
A bill to promote the deployment of plug-in electric drive vehicles, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010

S. 3495 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

A bill to promote the deployment of plug-in electric drive vehicles, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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A bill to promote the deployment of plug-in electric drive vehicles, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010
Byron Dorgan
  • 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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Bill History

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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 Management consultants & services, which…

supported this bill

Management consultants & services$2,571,513

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 .
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 Management consultants & services interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,200$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$32,200$0
John BarrassoRWY$3,300$0
Max BaucusDMT$53,098$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$16,850$0
Mark BegichDAK$23,800$0
Michael BennetDCO$60,450$0
Bob BennettRUT$5,000$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$9,100$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$14,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$65,032$0
Scott BrownRMA$44,700$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$25,810$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$18,300$0
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$5,450$0
Maria CantwellDWA$36,608$0
Ben CardinDMD$24,850$0
Tom CarperDDE$13,330$0
Bob CaseyDPA$45,975$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$47,100$0
Tom CoburnROK$30,100$0
William Thad CochranRMS$2,000$0
Susan CollinsRME$39,834$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$18,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$31,465$0
John CornynRTX$41,700$0
Mike CrapoRID$15,800$0
Jim DeMintRSC$36,600$0
Chris DoddDCT$31,450$0
Byron DorganDND$12,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$43,050$0
John EnsignRNV$8,800$0
Mike EnziRWY$4,300$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$23,350$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,258$0
Alan FrankenDMN$57,250$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$73,483$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$16,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$38,150$0
Judd GreggRNH$5,000$0
Kay HaganDNC$8,100$0
Tom HarkinDIA$29,200$0
Orrin HatchRUT$17,450$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$18,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$5,300$0
Dan InouyeDHI$10,600$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$29,300$0
Mike JohannsRNE$6,350$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$28,500$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John KerryDMA$39,780$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$23,550$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$30,800$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$36,750$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$20,200$0
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$3,625$0
Carl LevinDMI$18,233$0
Joe LiebermanICT$51,900$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$32,693$0
Dick LugarRIN$3,500$0
John McCainRAZ$23,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$26,850$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$68,500$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$89,050$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$25,050$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$11,333$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$6,850$0
Patty MurrayDWA$38,983$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$24,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$52,900$0
Mark PryorDAR$25,050$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$5,850$0
Harry ReidDNV$77,700$0
Jim RischRID$875$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$15,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$34,600$0
Bernie SandersIVT$1,500$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$77,765$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$24,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,850$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$27,300$0
Olympia SnoweRME$12,500$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$60,050$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$23,358$0
Jon TesterDMT$12,050$0
John ThuneRSD$12,450$0
Mark UdallDCO$40,300$0
Tom UdallDNM$22,500$0
David VitterRLA$18,050$0
George VoinovichROH$8,200$0
Mark WarnerDVA$103,250$0
Jim WebbDVA$10,050$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$17,175$0
Roger WickerRMS$16,100$0
Ron WydenDOR$37,350$0

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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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