H.R. 2887 - Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011

Transportation and public works. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
To provide an extension of surface and air transportation programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
2 proposed amendments. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on September 15, 2011.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 92 voted NO: 6
2 voted present/not voting

Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011

H.R. 2887 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To provide an extension of surface and air transportation programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To provide an extension of surface and air transportation programs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011
  • Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part V
  • Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011, Part II
  • Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011
  • Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part V
  • Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011, Part II
  • Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011
  • Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part V
  • Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011, Part II
  • Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011
  • Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part V
  • Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011, Part II
Sponsor
John Mica
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Air quality
  • Alaska
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Aviation and airports
  • California
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Denali Commission
  • Department of Transportation
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Government trust funds
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Indian lands and resources rights
  • Marine and inland water transportation
  • Motor carriers
  • Motor fuels
  • Nevada
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Public transit
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Railroads
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Roads and highways
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • Terrorism
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Transportation safety and security
  • Urban and suburban affairs and development
  • User charges and fees
  • Virginia
  • Water quality
  • Wetlands
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Major Actions
Introduced9/12/2011
Referred to Committee
Amendments (2 proposed)
Passed House9/13/2011
Passed Senate9/15/2011
Signed by President9/16/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.9/13/2011PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 621 to H.R. 2887 (Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011)9/15/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
14 voted YES 84 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 622 to H.R. 2887 (Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011)9/15/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
36 voted YES 61 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn Passage of the Bill H.R. 28879/15/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
92 voted YES 6 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/12/2011
9/12/2011Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
9/12/2011Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
9/12/2011Referred to House Ways and Means
9/13/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
9/13/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
9/13/2011Mr. Mica moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
9/13/2011Considered under suspension of the rules.
9/13/2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2887.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage9/13/2011On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
9/13/2011Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9/13/2011Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar9/14/2011Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 167.
9/15/2011Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
9/15/2011Amendment SA 621 proposed by Senator Paul.
9/15/2011Amendment SA 622 proposed by Senator Paul.
select this voteVote9/15/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 621 to H.R. 2887 (Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011)
select this voteVote9/15/2011On the Amendment S.Amdt. 622 to H.R. 2887 (Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011)
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/15/2011On Passage of the Bill H.R. 2887
Signed9/16/2011Signed by President.
Enacted9/16/2011Became Public Law No: 112-30.
9/16/2011Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President9/16/2011Presented to President.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 621Paul, Rand [R-KY]September 15, 2011Offered on September 14, 2011.

To limit the amount authorized to be expended from the Highway Trust Fund in any fiscal year to the amount anticipated to be deposited into the Highway Trust Fund in that fiscal year.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 622Paul, Rand [R-KY]September 15, 2011Offered on September 14, 2011.

To decrease the authorizations of appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration to fiscal year 2008 levels.

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Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

92% more
$6,721
$14,216
$2,164
$2,672
$8,629
$3,369
$33,321
$2,297
$18,470
$5,839
$14,740
$5,540
$3,598
$1,585
$4,017
$33,213
YES$160,392
$2,900
$12,015
$5,225
$2,400
$0
$4,333
$16,208
$2,342
$17,217
$13,050
$1,833
$0
$1,692
$920
$0
$3,500
NO$83,635

opposed this bill

Republican/Conservative [About]
Average given to Senators who voted:
$64,293
YES$64,293
5.8 times as much
$372,933
NO$372,933
17 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011: On Passage of the Bill H.R. 2887

17 organizations supported this bill

Aeronautical Repair Station Association
MacLeod, Sarah (2011, September 13). ARSA Applauds Clean FAA Extension. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from ARSA.
Airports Council International-North America
ACI-NA (2011). Airports Welcome House Passage of H.R. 2887 to Extend FAA Operating Authority. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from ACI-NA.
American Council of Engineering Companies
ACEC (2011). Transportation: Surface Transportation Reauthorization. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from ACEC.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
DC Labor (2011, September 19). FAA Shutdown Averted. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from AFSCME Council 26.
American Highway Users Alliance
AHUA (2011, September 15). Congress Passes Six-Month Highway Bill Extension. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from AHUA.
American Public Transportation Association
APTA (2011, September 13). House and Senate Leaders Agree on Deal for Six-Month SAFETEA-LU Extension; President Obama Unveils Jobs Proposal; Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Holds First Meeting; House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Devel . Retrieved November 10, 2011, from APTA.
American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Webster, Hank (2011, September 13). House Passes SAFETEA-LU, FAA Extensions. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from ARTBA.
American Society of Civil Engineers
ASCE (2011, September 13). House approves short-term extensions. Retrieved September 13, 2011, from ASCE.
American Trucking Associations
McNally, Sean (2011, August 31). ATA Supports Administration’s Call for Action on Transportation Bill. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from ATA.
Associated Equipment Distributors
AED (2011, September 16). AED Commends Transportation Extension, Urges Action on New Multiyear Highway Bill. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from AED.
Communications Workers of America
CWA (2011). Tell Senator Tom Coburn: Don't Shut Down the FAA. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from CWA.
National Air Traffic Controllers Association
NATCA (2011, September 16). NATCA Statement on Senate Passage of FAA Funding Extension. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from NATCA.
National Association of Manufacturers
Boerstling, Robyn (2011, September 13). House Approves Extension of Transportation Bills. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from Shopfloor.
Professional Aviation Safety Specialists
DC Labor (2011, September 19). FAA Shutdown Averted. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from AFSCME Council 26.
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Mills, Kevin (2011). Letter to RTC Advocates. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from RTC.
Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO
Wytkind, Edward (2011, September 13). Support the Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011 (H.R. 2887). Retrieved November 10, 2011, from TTD.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Josten, Bruce R. (2011, September 13). Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from US Chamber of Commerce.

1 organization opposed this bill

Heritage Foundation
Heritage Action (2011, September 13). Key Vote Alert: "No" on H.R. 2887 - Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011. Retrieved September 13, 2011, from Heritage Action.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,500$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$104,900$76,833Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$52,500$132,411Yes
John BarrassoRWY$139,650$39,800Yes
Max BaucusDMT$233,750$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$215,324$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$274,561$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,250$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$137,606$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$301,635$215,186Yes
John BoozmanRAR$144,556$80,095Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$508,909$0Yes
Scott BrownRMA$258,600$753,293Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$293,241$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$115,864$66,500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$152,121$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$121,517$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$86,020$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$200,674$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$121,250$525,998Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$79,550$94,000Yes
Tom CoburnROK$27,500$134,943No
William Thad CochranRMS$62,297$16,700Yes
Susan CollinsRME$103,600$153,283Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$8,500$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$64,177$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$161,450$56,930Yes
John CornynRTX$181,676$417,472Yes
Mike CrapoRID$76,050$200Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$78,350$371,920No
Dick DurbinDIL$202,160$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$20,000$8,250Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$128,950$1,000Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$239,613$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$394,168$-400Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$87,218$39,000Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$72,500$59,800Yes
Kay HaganDNC$131,647$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$101,615$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$125,400$20,500Yes
Dean HellerRNV$165,600$150,937Yes
John HoevenRND$93,300$21,900Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$32,800$91,400Yes
Jim InhofeROK$178,481$157,925Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$192,650$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$155,450$31,750Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$107,050$69,396Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$79,350$215,403No
Tim JohnsonDSD$96,071$0Yes
John KerryDMA$113,270$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$238,562$365,025Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$147,183$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Not Voting
Jon KylRAZ$250$-5,000Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$251,176$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$180,553$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$55,550$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$28,550$48,796No
Carl LevinDMI$102,345$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$1,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$90,224$15,300Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$195,354$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$105,925$220,423Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$194,621$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$253,050$490,408Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$452,300$1,000Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$186,403$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$114,850$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$190,024$31,150Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$101,116$7,650Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$398,748$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$77,500$1,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$254,732$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$52,089$297,385No
Rob PortmanROH$199,100$203,981Yes
Mark PryorDAR$121,732$500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$75,410$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$434,566$4,600Yes
Jim RischRID$38,900$231,309Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$117,630$175,199Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$202,600$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$138,008$808,176Not Voting
Bernie SandersIVT$84,090$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$185,860$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$94,525$93,870Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$165,407$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$155,850$5,700Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$103,950$19,050Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$119,175$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$369,066$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$182,290$385,992Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$235,971$1,169,148No
Mark UdallDCO$437,086$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$251,693$0Yes
David VitterRLA$298,900$262,375Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$201,961$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$13,000$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$161,283$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$205,250$125,275Yes
Ron WydenDOR$96,600$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,500$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$104,900$76,833Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$52,500$132,411Yes
John BarrassoRWY$139,650$39,800Yes
Max BaucusDMT$233,750$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$215,324$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$274,561$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,250$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$137,606$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$301,635$215,186Yes
John BoozmanRAR$144,556$80,095Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$508,909$0Yes
Scott BrownRMA$258,600$753,293Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$293,241$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$115,864$66,500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$152,121$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$121,517$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$86,020$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$200,674$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$121,250$525,998Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$79,550$94,000Yes
Tom CoburnROK$27,500$134,943No
William Thad CochranRMS$62,297$16,700Yes
Susan CollinsRME$103,600$153,283Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$8,500$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$64,177$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$161,450$56,930Yes
John CornynRTX$181,676$417,472Yes
Mike CrapoRID$76,050$200Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$78,350$371,920No
Dick DurbinDIL$202,160$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$20,000$8,250Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$128,950$1,000Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$239,613$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$394,168$-400Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$87,218$39,000Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$72,500$59,800Yes
Kay HaganDNC$131,647$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$101,615$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$125,400$20,500Yes
Dean HellerRNV$165,600$150,937Yes
John HoevenRND$93,300$21,900Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$32,800$91,400Yes
Jim InhofeROK$178,481$157,925Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$192,650$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$155,450$31,750Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$107,050$69,396Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$79,350$215,403No
Tim JohnsonDSD$96,071$0Yes
John KerryDMA$113,270$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$238,562$365,025Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$147,183$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Not Voting
Jon KylRAZ$250$-5,000Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$251,176$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$180,553$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$55,550$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$28,550$48,796No
Carl LevinDMI$102,345$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$1,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$90,224$15,300Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$195,354$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$105,925$220,423Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$194,621$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$253,050$490,408Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$452,300$1,000Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$186,403$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$114,850$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$190,024$31,150Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$101,116$7,650Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$398,748$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$77,500$1,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$254,732$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$52,089$297,385No
Rob PortmanROH$199,100$203,981Yes
Mark PryorDAR$121,732$500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$75,410$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$434,566$4,600Yes
Jim RischRID$38,900$231,309Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$117,630$175,199Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$202,600$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$138,008$808,176Not Voting
Bernie SandersIVT$84,090$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$185,860$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$94,525$93,870Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$165,407$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$155,850$5,700Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$103,950$19,050Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$119,175$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$369,066$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$182,290$385,992Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$235,971$1,169,148No
Mark UdallDCO$437,086$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$251,693$0Yes
David VitterRLA$298,900$262,375Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$201,961$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$13,000$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$161,283$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$205,250$125,275Yes
Ron WydenDOR$96,600$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$3,185,615
Environmental policy$3,082,567
Trucking companies & services$1,826,104
Engineers - type unknown$1,422,835
Air transport unions$1,373,075
Transportation unions$793,850
Aircraft parts & equipment$640,354
Construction equipment$620,890
State & local govt employee unions$509,720
Communications & hi-tech unions$369,600
Builders associations$345,971
Aviation services & airports$344,950
Chambers of commerce$262,394
Manufacturing$234,182
Transportation$226,303
Auto repair$157,469

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$8,960,737
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