S. 1369 - Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act

Environmental protection. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt the conduct of silvicultural activities from national pollutant discharge elimination system permitting requirements. (by CRS) 
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Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act

S. 1369 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt the conduct of silvicultural activities from national pollutant discharge elimination system permitting requirements. (by CRS)
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A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt the conduct of silvicultural activities from national pollutant discharge elimination system permitting requirements.
Other Titles
  • Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act
Michael Crapo
  • Environmental protection
  • Agricultural conservation and pollution
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Forests
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Water quality
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Major Actions
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

7/14/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
7/14/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4610)
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Industrial/commercial equipment & materials, which…

supported this bill

Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,327,569

4 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act

4 organizations supported this bill

Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Association of Equipment Manufactures (2011, July 25). AEM Urges Support to Protect Forestry Operations. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from AEM.
Florida Forestry Association
FFA (2011, August 12). SEEKING SUPPORT TO OVERTURN COURT ACTION REQUIRING LOGGING PERMITS. Retrieved August 16, 2011, from Florida Forest.
Forest Landowners Association
Forest Landowners Association (2011, July 25). Forest Road Bills Introduced. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from Forest Land.
National Association of State Foresters
Jahnke, Jeff (2011, August 17). NASF Letter: Wyden/Crapo/Beutler/Schrader - Support for Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act (August 17, 2011). Retrieved August 23, 2011, from National Association of State Foresters.

1 organization opposed this bill

Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center
Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center (2011, July 20). Clean Water Act Under Attack. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from KSW.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Industrial/commercial equipment & materials interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$39,150$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$30,750$0
John BarrassoRWY$13,100$0
Max BaucusDMT$31,400$0
Mark BegichDAK$6,250$0
Michael BennetDCO$22,850$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$32,225$0
Roy BluntRMO$97,450$0
John BoozmanRAR$12,200$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,850$0
Scott BrownRMA$134,975$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$72,100$0
Richard BurrRNC$31,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$3,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$13,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$12,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$31,000$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$65,900$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$29,550$0
Tom CoburnROK$26,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$19,500$0
Susan CollinsRME$34,000$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$7,000$0
Chris CoonsDDE$16,100$0
Bob CorkerRTN$67,200$0
John CornynRTX$79,800$0
Mike CrapoRID$19,300$0
Jim DeMintRSC$34,850$0
Dick DurbinDIL$40,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$10,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$43,500$0
Alan FrankenDMN$14,650$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$66,550$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$50,820$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$37,000$0
Kay HaganDNC$9,000$0
Tom HarkinDIA$13,400$0
Orrin HatchRUT$62,550$0
Dean HellerRNV$78,536$0
John HoevenRND$36,850$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$10,700$0
Jim InhofeROK$26,350$0
Dan InouyeDHI$18,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,067$0
Mike JohannsRNE$18,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$73,850$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$15,000$0
John KerryDMA$19,550$0
Mark KirkRIL$135,800$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$48,900$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$23,100$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$18,900$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$4,200$0
Mike LeeRUT$13,700$0
Carl LevinDMI$15,750$0
Joe LiebermanICT$3,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$53,900$0
Joe ManchinDWV$21,300$0
John McCainRAZ$31,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$24,300$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$107,350$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$62,050$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$20,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$5,400$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,300$0
Patty MurrayDWA$24,250$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$4,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$54,700$0
Rand PaulRKY$36,050$0
Rob PortmanROH$209,296$0
Mark PryorDAR$18,850$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$38,650$0
Jim RischRID$30,550$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$29,100$0
Marco RubioRFL$45,950$0
Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$48,750$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$16,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$23,000$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$25,000$0
Olympia SnoweRME$6,900$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$71,750$0
Jon TesterDMT$16,650$0
John ThuneRSD$52,050$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$62,950$0
Mark UdallDCO$18,050$0
Tom UdallDNM$9,800$0
David VitterRLA$40,100$0
Mark WarnerDVA$47,150$0
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0
Roger WickerRMS$38,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$46,800$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$117,300$500
Kelly AyotteRNH$57,050$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$28,600$0
Max BaucusDMT$149,800$19,450
Mark BegichDAK$74,447$100,674
Michael BennetDCO$161,713$160,161
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$18,983$250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$94,975$67,306
Roy BluntRMO$157,750$0
John BoozmanRAR$47,500$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$181,050$242,292
Scott BrownRMA$243,010$8,800
Sherrod BrownDOH$181,326$96,853
Richard BurrRNC$73,625$15,550
Maria CantwellDWA$87,200$111,863
Ben CardinDMD$51,175$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$32,784$7,800
Bob CaseyDPA$98,491$31,004
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$208,900$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$52,700$0
Tom CoburnROK$33,250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$50,450$2,300
Susan CollinsRME$104,731$17,400
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$8,000$0
Chris CoonsDDE$53,871$12,177
Bob CorkerRTN$109,700$0
John CornynRTX$179,075$0
Mike CrapoRID$65,850$1,300
Jim DeMintRSC$65,600$8,950
Dick DurbinDIL$119,231$25,910
Mike EnziRWY$13,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$97,734$16,350
Alan FrankenDMN$88,629$151,753
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$163,376$96,734
Lindsey GrahamRSC$128,320$1,250
Chuck GrassleyRIA$64,800$0
Kay HaganDNC$56,700$45,697
Tom HarkinDIA$52,500$13,065
Orrin HatchRUT$107,950$1,000
Dean HellerRNV$98,336$6,000
John HoevenRND$58,100$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$16,730$2,300
Jim InhofeROK$50,850$0
Dan InouyeDHI$60,100$3,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$89,417$4,900
Mike JohannsRNE$35,800$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$91,251$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$27,300$7,300
John KerryDMA$43,300$18,920
Mark KirkRIL$175,627$22,810
Amy KlobucharDMN$116,700$12,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$5,900$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$129,601$-1,434
Frank LautenbergDNJ$42,200$18,403
Patrick LeahyDVT$18,750$22,250
Mike LeeRUT$15,550$0
Carl LevinDMI$64,250$23,095
Joe LiebermanICT$3,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$108,120$15,024
Joe ManchinDWV$86,300$25,950
John McCainRAZ$82,260$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$131,250$5,900
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$247,363$5,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$176,255$15,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$70,688$92,795
Barbara MikulskiDMD$47,150$14,600
Jerry MoranRKS$35,450$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$66,950$11,250
Patty MurrayDWA$253,224$89,707
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$12,750$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$160,690$69,432
Rand PaulRKY$58,770$0
Rob PortmanROH$265,546$5,000
Mark PryorDAR$71,700$3,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,750$6,560
Harry ReidDNV$159,600$124,309
Jim RischRID$75,364$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$93,598$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$61,600$51,100
Marco RubioRFL$88,915$6,967
Bernie SandersIVT$13,100$48,890
Chuck SchumerDNY$59,050$43,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$87,910$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,095$91,017
Richard ShelbyRAL$45,675$4,700
Olympia SnoweRME$24,200$31,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$185,650$33,225
Jon TesterDMT$127,480$265,585
John ThuneRSD$85,794$6,400
Patrick ToomeyRPA$101,192$12,050
Mark UdallDCO$81,596$292,487
Tom UdallDNM$78,707$138,044
David VitterRLA$86,050$25,600
Mark WarnerDVA$164,400$9,633
Jim WebbDVA$7,200$4,400
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$27,187$89,633
Roger WickerRMS$152,317$3,300
Ron WydenDOR$193,899$9,500

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Civil servant/public employee$3,664,857
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,327,569
Forestry & Forest Products$1,822,777

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$3,062,266
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