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S. 579 - Federal Tobacco Act of 2009

Public Health, Tobacco - Health. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to establish a comprehensive Federal tobacco product regulatory program, to create a Tobacco Regulatory Agency, to prevent use of tobacco products by youth, and to provide protections for adult tobacco product users through the regulation of the tobacco products manufacturing industry. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Federal Tobacco Act of 2009

S. 579 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Public Health, Tobacco
Summary
A bill to establish a comprehensive Federal tobacco product regulatory program, to create a Tobacco Regulatory Agency, to prevent use of tobacco products by youth, and to provide protections for adult tobacco product users through the regulation of the tobacco products manufacturing industry. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish a comprehensive Federal tobacco product regulatory program, to create a Tobacco Regulatory Agency, to prevent use of tobacco products by youth, and to provide protections for adult tobacco product users through the regulation of the tobacco products manufacturing industry.
Other Titles
  • Federal Tobacco Act of 2009
Sponsor
Richard Burr
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advisory bodies
  • Agricultural practices and innovations
  • Broadcasting, cable, digital technologies
  • Business records
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory health
  • Child health
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal preemption
  • Fires
  • Florida
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Medical research
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • News media and reporting
  • Product safety and quality
  • Professional sports
  • Public transit
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • Texas
  • User charges and fees
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    Major Actions
    Introduced3/12/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/12/2009
    3/12/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    0 Organizations Supported and 14 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Federal Tobacco Act of 2009

    0 organizations supported this bill

    14 organizations opposed this bill

    American Academy of Family Physicians
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American Association for Respiratory Care
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American Cancer Society
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American College of Cardiology
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American College of Chest Physicians
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American College of Preventive Medicine
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American Heart Association
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American Lung Association
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American Medical Association
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    American Public Health Association
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    United Church of Christ
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
    United Methodist Church
    (2009, April 29). Opposition - Coalition Letter. Retrieved June 1, 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.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$42,550
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$198,261
    John BarrassoRWY$0$421,650
    Max BaucusDMT$0$473,939
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$153,700
    Mark BegichDAK$0$92,485
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$166,139
    Bob BennettRUT$0$46,800
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$169,913
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$19,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$376,770
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$631,358
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$11,800
    Jim BunningRKY$0$87,600
    Richard BurrRNC$0$474,616
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$3,250
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$63,925
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$191,701
    Ben CardinDMD$0$398,699
    Tom CarperDDE$0$82,320
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$301,175
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$367,075
    Tom CoburnROK$0$207,622
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$71,550
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$282,669
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$198,783
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$596,636
    John CornynRTX$0$806,898
    Mike CrapoRID$0$121,627
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$294,411
    Chris DoddDCT$0$198,450
    Byron DorganDND$0$72,850
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$264,916
    John EnsignRNV$0$223,075
    Mike EnziRWY$0$130,049
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$386,785
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$154,000
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$274,088
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$168,484
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$352,109
    Judd GreggRNH$0$4,250
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$113,420
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$426,198
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$221,851
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$225,849
    Jim InhofeROK$0$122,913
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$88,800
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$236,350
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$110,650
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$178,190
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$169,856
    John F. KerryDMA$0$183,528
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$193,820
    Herb KohlDWI$0$500
    Jon KylRAZ$0$670,977
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$281,668
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$102,250
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$17,900
    Carl LevinDMI$0$121,900
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$300,750
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$466,106
    Dick LugarRIN$0$62,675
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$53,898
    John McCainRAZ$0$174,659
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$237,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$665,275
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$324,900
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$102,156
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$161,218
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$84,783
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$312,172
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$254,676
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$378,909
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$114,295
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$143,600
    Harry ReidDNV$0$750,616
    Jim RischRID$0$38,900
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$290,050
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$210,100
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$83,714
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$265,100
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$162,760
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$136,338
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$57,500
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$180,174
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$559,800
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$434,639
    Jon TesterDMT$0$105,044
    John ThuneRSD$0$225,413
    Mark UdallDCO$0$296,610
    Tom UdallDNM$0$177,856
    David VitterRLA$0$511,651
    George VoinovichROH$0$52,540
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$311,544
    Jim WebbDVA$0$75,095
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$87,571
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$302,450
    Ron WydenDOR$0$367,090

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$42,550
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$198,261
    John BarrassoRWY$0$421,650
    Max BaucusDMT$0$473,939
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$153,700
    Mark BegichDAK$0$92,485
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$166,139
    Bob BennettRUT$0$46,800
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$169,913
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$19,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$376,770
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$631,358
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$11,800
    Jim BunningRKY$0$87,600
    Richard BurrRNC$0$474,616
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$3,250
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$63,925
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$191,701
    Ben CardinDMD$0$398,699
    Tom CarperDDE$0$82,320
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$301,175
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$367,075
    Tom CoburnROK$0$207,622
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$71,550
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$282,669
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$198,783
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$596,636
    John CornynRTX$0$806,898
    Mike CrapoRID$0$121,627
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$294,411
    Chris DoddDCT$0$198,450
    Byron DorganDND$0$72,850
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$264,916
    John EnsignRNV$0$223,075
    Mike EnziRWY$0$130,049
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$386,785
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$154,000
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$274,088
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$168,484
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$352,109
    Judd GreggRNH$0$4,250
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$113,420
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$426,198
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$221,851
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$225,849
    Jim InhofeROK$0$122,913
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$88,800
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$236,350
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$110,650
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$178,190
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$169,856
    John F. KerryDMA$0$183,528
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$193,820
    Herb KohlDWI$0$500
    Jon KylRAZ$0$670,977
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$281,668
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$102,250
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$17,900
    Carl LevinDMI$0$121,900
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$300,750
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$466,106
    Dick LugarRIN$0$62,675
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$53,898
    John McCainRAZ$0$174,659
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$237,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$665,275
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$324,900
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$102,156
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$161,218
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$84,783
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$312,172
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$254,676
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$378,909
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$114,295
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$143,600
    Harry ReidDNV$0$750,616
    Jim RischRID$0$38,900
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$290,050
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$210,100
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$83,714
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$265,100
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$162,760
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$136,338
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$57,500
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$180,174
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$559,800
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$434,639
    Jon TesterDMT$0$105,044
    John ThuneRSD$0$225,413
    Mark UdallDCO$0$296,610
    Tom UdallDNM$0$177,856
    David VitterRLA$0$511,651
    George VoinovichROH$0$52,540
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$311,544
    Jim WebbDVA$0$75,095
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$87,571
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$302,450
    Ron WydenDOR$0$367,090

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Other physician specialists$9,274,906
    Physicians$8,789,075
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,575,778
    Other non-physician health practitioners$1,268,669
    Nurses$901,615
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$352,960
    Health & welfare policy$332,847
    Health professionals$74,375
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