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S. 1113 - Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011

Energy. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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There have been no votes on this bill.

Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011

S. 1113 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011
Sponsor
Lisa Murkowski
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advanced technology and technological innovations
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Coal
  • Department of the Interior
  • Education programs funding
  • Employment and training programs
  • Energy research
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Environmental technology
  • Government investigations
  • Higher education
  • Industrial facilities
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Manufacturing
  • Metals
  • Mining
  • Nuclear power
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • Strategic materials and reserves
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
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    Major Actions
    Introduced5/26/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/26/2011
    5/26/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
    6/09/2011Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 112-117.
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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    13 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011

    13 organizations supported this bill

    Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
    The Undersigned Organizations (2011, May 24). United States Chamber of Commerce Letter. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from IPC.
    American Foundry Society
    The Undersigned Organizations (2011, May 24). United States Chamber of Commerce Letter. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from IPC.
    IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries
    The Undersigned Organizations (2011, May 24). United States Chamber of Commerce Letter. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from IPC.
    Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
    Boland, Catherine (2011, May 31). House Resources Committee to Hold Hearing on Strategic, Critical Minerals Bills. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from .
    National Black Chamber of Commerce
    The Undersigned Organizations (2011, May 24). United States Chamber of Commerce Letter. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from IPC.
    National Electrical Manufacturers Association
    NEMA (2011, May 26). NEMA Welcomes Introduction of Murkowski Critical Minerals Policy and Research Bill. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from .
    National Mining Association
    Minerals Make Life (sub-division of National Mining Association website) (2011, June 21). Improving Minerals Policy. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from .
    National Venture Capital Association
    The Undersigned Organizations (2011, May 24). United States Chamber of Commerce Letter. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from IPC.
    North American Die Casting Association
    The Undersigned Organizations (2011, May 24). United States Chamber of Commerce Letter. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from IPC.
    Odney
    The Undersigned Organizations (2011, May 24). United States Chamber of Commerce Letter. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from IPC.
    The Fertilizer Institute
    The Undersigned Organizations (2011, May 24). United States Chamber of Commerce Letter. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from IPC.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    The Undersigned Organizations (2011, May 24). United States Chamber of Commerce Letter. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from IPC.
    U.S. Magnetic Materials Association
    The Undersigned Organizations (2011, May 24). United States Chamber of Commerce Letter. Retrieved June 29, 2011, from IPC.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, 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
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,100$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$115,600$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$107,683$0
    John BarrassoRWY$142,800$0
    Max BaucusDMT$227,700$0
    Mark BegichDAK$76,554$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$174,660$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,800$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$62,925$0
    Roy BluntRMO$388,800$0
    John BoozmanRAR$39,733$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$282,233$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$634,428$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$236,710$0
    Richard BurrRNC$185,745$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$209,700$0
    Ben CardinDMD$67,233$0
    Tom CarperDDE$83,956$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$135,605$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$309,950$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$123,733$0
    Tom CoburnROK$41,530$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$59,148$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$127,250$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$23,500$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$43,700$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$220,126$0
    John CornynRTX$285,012$0
    Mike CrapoRID$99,880$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$102,465$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$161,210$0
    Mike EnziRWY$36,300$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$164,420$0
    Al FrankenDMN$176,043$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$497,259$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$136,629$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$189,550$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$87,810$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$124,480$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$295,400$0
    Dean HellerRNV$294,682$0
    John HoevenRND$109,400$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$30,050$0
    Jim InhofeROK$132,650$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$76,450$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$104,502$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$93,600$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$129,320$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$73,448$0
    John F. KerryDMA$207,650$0
    Mark KirkRIL$445,040$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$159,961$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$18,300$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$239,866$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$95,992$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$88,400$0
    Mike LeeRUT$42,635$0
    Carl LevinDMI$216,890$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$9,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$204,950$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$165,750$0
    John McCainRAZ$193,900$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$204,588$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$466,550$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$223,651$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$84,681$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$88,182$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$85,400$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$118,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$249,066$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$103,725$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$179,169$0
    Rand PaulRKY$81,260$0
    Rob PortmanROH$478,596$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$117,800$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$58,950$0
    Harry ReidDNV$487,844$0
    Jim RischRID$98,800$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$176,350$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$127,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$182,638$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$6,500$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$288,028$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$59,750$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$109,553$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$94,450$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$37,300$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$291,805$0
    Jon TesterDMT$110,324$0
    John ThuneRSD$202,840$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$239,100$0
    Mark UdallDCO$227,627$0
    Tom UdallDNM$135,057$0
    David VitterRLA$128,700$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$384,336$0
    Jim WebbDVA$17,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$90,183$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$163,010$0
    Ron WydenDOR$165,250$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,100$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$115,600$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$107,683$0
    John BarrassoRWY$142,800$0
    Max BaucusDMT$227,700$0
    Mark BegichDAK$76,554$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$174,660$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,800$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$62,925$0
    Roy BluntRMO$388,800$0
    John BoozmanRAR$39,733$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$282,233$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$634,428$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$236,710$0
    Richard BurrRNC$185,745$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$209,700$0
    Ben CardinDMD$67,233$0
    Tom CarperDDE$83,956$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$135,605$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$309,950$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$123,733$0
    Tom CoburnROK$41,530$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$59,148$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$127,250$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$23,500$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$43,700$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$220,126$0
    John CornynRTX$285,012$0
    Mike CrapoRID$99,880$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$102,465$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$161,210$0
    Mike EnziRWY$36,300$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$164,420$0
    Al FrankenDMN$176,043$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$497,259$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$136,629$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$189,550$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$87,810$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$124,480$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$295,400$0
    Dean HellerRNV$294,682$0
    John HoevenRND$109,400$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$30,050$0
    Jim InhofeROK$132,650$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$76,450$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$104,502$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$93,600$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$129,320$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$73,448$0
    John F. KerryDMA$207,650$0
    Mark KirkRIL$445,040$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$159,961$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$18,300$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$239,866$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$95,992$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$88,400$0
    Mike LeeRUT$42,635$0
    Carl LevinDMI$216,890$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$9,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$204,950$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$165,750$0
    John McCainRAZ$193,900$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$204,588$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$466,550$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$223,651$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$84,681$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$88,182$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$85,400$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$118,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$249,066$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$103,725$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$179,169$0
    Rand PaulRKY$81,260$0
    Rob PortmanROH$478,596$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$117,800$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$58,950$0
    Harry ReidDNV$487,844$0
    Jim RischRID$98,800$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$176,350$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$127,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$182,638$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$6,500$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$288,028$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$59,750$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$109,553$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$94,450$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$37,300$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$291,805$0
    Jon TesterDMT$110,324$0
    John ThuneRSD$202,840$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$239,100$0
    Mark UdallDCO$227,627$0
    Tom UdallDNM$135,057$0
    David VitterRLA$128,700$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$384,336$0
    Jim WebbDVA$17,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$90,183$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$163,010$0
    Ron WydenDOR$165,250$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Venture capital$3,694,059
    Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,347,303
    Advertising & public relations services$2,132,471
    Electronics manufacturing & services$1,389,229
    Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,176,410
    Auto manufacturers$1,001,794
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$893,441
    Mining$755,295
    Metal mining & processing$725,073
    Construction equipment$620,890
    Chambers of commerce$262,394

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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