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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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    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$36,750
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$190,411
    John BarrassoRWY$0$421,400
    Max BaucusDMT$0$503,620
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$148,650
    Mark BegichDAK$0$73,783
    Michael BennetDCO$0$172,963
    Bob BennettRUT$0$59,650
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$168,913
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$19,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$298,338
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$665,760
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$12,700
    Jim BunningRKY$0$71,300
    Richard BurrRNC$0$429,769
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$3,250
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$57,600
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$188,751
    Ben CardinDMD$0$382,499
    Tom CarperDDE$0$92,020
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$285,875
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$365,775
    Tom CoburnROK$0$198,869
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$66,300
    Susan CollinsRME$0$288,636
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$203,583
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$586,386
    John CornynRTX$0$762,498
    Mike CrapoRID$0$122,127
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$277,711
    Chris DoddDCT$0$196,100
    Byron DorganDND$0$44,550
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$268,799
    John EnsignRNV$0$233,325
    Mike EnziRWY$0$133,549
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$375,060
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$142,300
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$279,024
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$158,314
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$336,859
    Judd GreggRNH$0$4,250
    Kay HaganDNC$0$82,225
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$425,448
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$224,301
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$223,799
    Jim InhofeROK$0$107,513
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$81,900
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$249,250
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$109,300
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$179,040
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$156,298
    John KerryDMA$0$193,898
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$185,220
    Herb KohlDWI$0$500
    Jon KylRAZ$0$639,433
    Mary LandrieuDLA$0$277,468
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$95,300
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$18,150
    Carl LevinDMI$0$119,692
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$294,950
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$456,400
    Dick LugarRIN$0$62,025
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$72,848
    John McCainRAZ$0$163,259
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$223,250
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$650,150
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$317,550
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$82,200
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$161,322
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$81,283
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$299,538
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$258,176
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$379,221
    Mark PryorDAR$0$105,295
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$142,750
    Harry ReidDNV$0$729,975
    Jim RischRID$0$38,600
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$268,750
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$209,200
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$76,932
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$280,850
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$151,460
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$125,329
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$58,500
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$182,924
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$491,483
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$451,914
    Jon TesterDMT$0$92,300
    John ThuneRSD$0$212,333
    Mark UdallDCO$0$274,365
    Tom UdallDNM$0$153,562
    David VitterRLA$0$496,301
    George VoinovichROH$0$55,275
    Mark WarnerDVA$0$298,901
    Jim WebbDVA$0$62,501
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$78,500
    Roger WickerRMS$0$270,600
    Ron WydenDOR$0$374,740

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$36,750
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$190,411
    John BarrassoRWY$0$421,400
    Max BaucusDMT$0$503,620
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$148,650
    Mark BegichDAK$0$73,783
    Michael BennetDCO$0$172,963
    Bob BennettRUT$0$59,650
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$168,913
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$19,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$298,338
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$665,760
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$12,700
    Jim BunningRKY$0$71,300
    Richard BurrRNC$0$429,769
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$3,250
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$57,600
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$188,751
    Ben CardinDMD$0$382,499
    Tom CarperDDE$0$92,020
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$285,875
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$365,775
    Tom CoburnROK$0$198,869
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$66,300
    Susan CollinsRME$0$288,636
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$203,583
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$586,386
    John CornynRTX$0$762,498
    Mike CrapoRID$0$122,127
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$277,711
    Chris DoddDCT$0$196,100
    Byron DorganDND$0$44,550
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$268,799
    John EnsignRNV$0$233,325
    Mike EnziRWY$0$133,549
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$375,060
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$142,300
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$279,024
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$158,314
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$336,859
    Judd GreggRNH$0$4,250
    Kay HaganDNC$0$82,225
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$425,448
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$224,301
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$223,799
    Jim InhofeROK$0$107,513
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$81,900
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$249,250
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$109,300
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$179,040
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$156,298
    John KerryDMA$0$193,898
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$185,220
    Herb KohlDWI$0$500
    Jon KylRAZ$0$639,433
    Mary LandrieuDLA$0$277,468
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$95,300
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$18,150
    Carl LevinDMI$0$119,692
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$294,950
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$456,400
    Dick LugarRIN$0$62,025
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$72,848
    John McCainRAZ$0$163,259
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$223,250
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$650,150
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$317,550
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$82,200
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$161,322
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$81,283
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$299,538
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$258,176
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$379,221
    Mark PryorDAR$0$105,295
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$142,750
    Harry ReidDNV$0$729,975
    Jim RischRID$0$38,600
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$268,750
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$209,200
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$76,932
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$280,850
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$151,460
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$125,329
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$58,500
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$182,924
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$491,483
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$451,914
    Jon TesterDMT$0$92,300
    John ThuneRSD$0$212,333
    Mark UdallDCO$0$274,365
    Tom UdallDNM$0$153,562
    David VitterRLA$0$496,301
    George VoinovichROH$0$55,275
    Mark WarnerDVA$0$298,901
    Jim WebbDVA$0$62,501
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$78,500
    Roger WickerRMS$0$270,600
    Ron WydenDOR$0$374,740

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Physicians$8,609,211
    Other physician specialists$8,501,473
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,744,493
    Other non-physician health practitioners$1,240,877
    Nurses$865,260
    Health & welfare policy$414,550
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$299,375
    Health professionals$206,025
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