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S. 428 - Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act

Cuba, Travel, Trade - International affairs. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act

S. 428 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Cuba, Travel, Trade
Summary
A bill to allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to allow travel between the United States and Cuba.
Other Titles
  • Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act
Sponsor
Byron Dorgan
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • International affairs
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Cuba
  • Latin America
  • Travel and tourism
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Major Actions
Introduced2/12/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/12/2009
2/12/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

18 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act

18 organizations supported this bill

American Farm Bureau Federation
American Farm Bureau Federation (2009, March 31). AFBF Calls for Lifting Cuba Travel Ban. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
Center For Democracy In The Americas
Center for Democracy in the Americas (2009, March 31). Center for Democracy in the Americas Statement on Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
Church World Service
McCullough, John L. (2009, March 31). Letter of Support to Congress. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
Cuba Tours and Travel
Cuba Tours and Travel (2009, March 21). Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
Emergency Network Of Cuban American Scholars And Artists For Change In U.s.-cuba Policy
Emergency Network of Cuban American Scholars and Artists for Change in U.S.-Cuba Policy (2009, March 0). IN SUPPORT OF BILLS HR 874 AND S 428. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
Global Exchange
Global Exchange (2009, March 0). Freedom to Travel to Cuba in 2009!. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
Human Rights Watch
Vivanco, José Miguel (2009, March 31). Statement by José Miguel Vivanco Americas Director, Human Rights Watch. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
National Association of Wheat Growers
National Association of Wheat Growers (2009, March 30). US Wheat Industry Supports Increased Trade with Cuba. Retrieved April 13, 2009, from .
National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA
Kinnamon, Michael (2009, March 31). Letter to Congress. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
National Foreign Trade Council
USA*Engage & National Foreign Trade Council (2009, March 31). NFTC, USA*Engage Endorse Legislation to Permit Travel to Cuba. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
National Milk Producers Federation
U.S. Dairy Export Council & National Milk Producers Federation (n.d.). U.S. Dairy Industry Support for HR 874 and S 428. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
National Tour Association
National Tour Association (n.d.). National Tour Association on Cuba Travel Ban. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
Transafrica Forum
Lee, Nicole C. (2009, March 30). TRANSAFRICA FORUM URGES CONGRESS TO END CUBA TRAVEL BAN. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
U.S. Dairy Export Council
U.S. Dairy Export Council & National Milk Producers Federation (n.d.). U.S. Dairy Industry Support for HR 874 and S 428. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Hubbard, Howard J. (2009, March 31). Committee on International Justice and Peace. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
USA Engage
USA*Engage & National Foreign Trade Council (2009, March 31). NFTC, USA*Engage Endorse Legislation to Permit Travel to Cuba. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
USA Rice Federation
USA Rice Federation (2009, March 31). Senate Cuba Travel Bill ‘Important and Necessary,’ USA Rice Chairman Says. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
Washington Office on Latin America
Washington Office on Latin America (2009, March 31). WOLA Applauds Senate Bill to End Ban on Travel to Cuba. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .

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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.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$26,800$0
John BarrassoRWY$3,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$82,500$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$10,950$0
Mark BegichDAK$6,200$0
Michael BennetDCO$45,400$0
Bob BennettRUT$33,400$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$31,850$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$13,650$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$64,180$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$20,400$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$3,000$0
Jim BunningRKY$300$0
Richard BurrRNC$50,887$0
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$5,650$0
Maria CantwellDWA$21,183$0
Ben CardinDMD$11,100$0
Tom CarperDDE$6,250$0
Bob CaseyDPA$37,200$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$354,531$0
Tom CoburnROK$17,250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$72,500$0
Susan CollinsRME$22,000$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$100,062$0
Bob CorkerRTN$33,825$0
John CornynRTX$87,025$0
Mike CrapoRID$35,400$0
Jim DeMintRSC$27,350$0
Chris DoddDCT$1,000$0
Byron DorganDND$43,200$0
Dick DurbinDIL$78,745$0
John EnsignRNV$13,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$10,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$55,850$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$61,933$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$105,400$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$30,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$98,700$0
Judd GreggRNH$500$0
Kay HaganDNC$3,950$0
Tom HarkinDIA$152,424$0
Orrin HatchRUT$19,100$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,436$0
Jim InhofeROK$27,581$0
Dan InouyeDHI$10,400$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$38,250$0
Mike JohannsRNE$104,940$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$40,000$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$4,700$0
John KerryDMA$3,880$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$59,765$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$68,866$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$55,385$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$6,000$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$45,050$0
Carl LevinDMI$9,100$0
Joe LiebermanICT$39,100$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$342,547$0
Dick LugarRIN$39,850$0
Mel MartinezRFL$5,300$0
John McCainRAZ$12,100$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$45,450$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$124,144$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$16,700$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$18,250$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$18,400$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$13,900$0
Patty MurrayDWA$44,650$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$76,200$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$39,050$0
Mark PryorDAR$36,700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,550$0
Harry ReidDNV$117,050$0
Jim RischRID$17,450$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$124,499$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$18,794$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$45,850$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$17,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$20,590$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$23,200$0
Olympia SnoweRME$5,250$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$17,100$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$47,433$0
Jon TesterDMT$14,840$0
John ThuneRSD$110,150$0
Mark UdallDCO$64,650$0
Tom UdallDNM$24,750$0
David VitterRLA$24,200$0
George VoinovichROH$1,950$0
Mark WarnerDVA$29,600$0
Jim WebbDVA$9,800$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,250$0
Roger WickerRMS$29,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$24,800$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$26,800$0
John BarrassoRWY$3,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$82,500$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$10,950$0
Mark BegichDAK$6,200$0
Michael BennetDCO$45,400$0
Bob BennettRUT$33,400$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$31,850$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$13,650$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$64,180$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$20,400$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$3,000$0
Jim BunningRKY$300$0
Richard BurrRNC$50,887$0
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$5,650$0
Maria CantwellDWA$21,183$0
Ben CardinDMD$11,100$0
Tom CarperDDE$6,250$0
Bob CaseyDPA$37,200$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$354,531$0
Tom CoburnROK$17,250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$72,500$0
Susan CollinsRME$22,000$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$100,062$0
Bob CorkerRTN$33,825$0
John CornynRTX$87,025$0
Mike CrapoRID$35,400$0
Jim DeMintRSC$27,350$0
Chris DoddDCT$1,000$0
Byron DorganDND$43,200$0
Dick DurbinDIL$78,745$0
John EnsignRNV$13,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$10,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$55,850$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$61,933$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$105,400$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$30,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$98,700$0
Judd GreggRNH$500$0
Kay HaganDNC$3,950$0
Tom HarkinDIA$152,424$0
Orrin HatchRUT$19,100$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,436$0
Jim InhofeROK$27,581$0
Dan InouyeDHI$10,400$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$38,250$0
Mike JohannsRNE$104,940$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$40,000$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$4,700$0
John KerryDMA$3,880$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$59,765$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$68,866$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$55,385$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$6,000$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$45,050$0
Carl LevinDMI$9,100$0
Joe LiebermanICT$39,100$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$342,547$0
Dick LugarRIN$39,850$0
Mel MartinezRFL$5,300$0
John McCainRAZ$12,100$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$45,450$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$124,144$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$16,700$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$18,250$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$18,400$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$13,900$0
Patty MurrayDWA$44,650$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$76,200$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$39,050$0
Mark PryorDAR$36,700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,550$0
Harry ReidDNV$117,050$0
Jim RischRID$17,450$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$124,499$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$18,794$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$45,850$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$17,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$20,590$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$23,200$0
Olympia SnoweRME$5,250$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$17,100$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$47,433$0
Jon TesterDMT$14,840$0
John ThuneRSD$110,150$0
Mark UdallDCO$64,650$0
Tom UdallDNM$24,750$0
David VitterRLA$24,200$0
George VoinovichROH$1,950$0
Mark WarnerDVA$29,600$0
Jim WebbDVA$9,800$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,250$0
Roger WickerRMS$29,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$24,800$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Milk & dairy producers$1,731,137
Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$626,198
Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$416,020
Travel agents$404,224
Farm organizations & cooperatives$403,291
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$299,375
Lodging & tourism$197,000
Human Rights$30,600
International trade associations$5,250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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