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S. 2041 - A Bill to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline Project and Provide for Environmental Protection and Government Oversight.

Energy. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project and provide for environmental protection and government oversight. (by CRS) 
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The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

A Bill to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline Project and Provide for Environmental Protection and Government Oversight.

S. 2041 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project and provide for environmental protection and government oversight. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project and provide for environmental protection and government oversight.
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    Sponsor
    John Hoeven
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Energy
    • Canada
    • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
    • Judicial review and appeals
    • Licensing and registrations
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • Oil and gas
    • Pipelines
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced1/30/2012
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/30/2012
    1/30/2012Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
    1/30/2012Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
    Put on a legislative calendar1/31/2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 308.
    2/07/2012Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    5.9 times as much
    $1,998,035
    $3,566,412
    $421,820
    $6,864,752
    $2,088,481
    $57,975
    $345,269
    $3,235,075
    $274,854
    $18,852,673
    $3,200,326
    $3,200,326

    opposed this bill

    12 Organizations Supported and 6 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    A Bill to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline Project and Provide for Environmental Protection and Government Oversight.

    12 organizations supported this bill

    American Petroleum Institute
    American Petroleum Institute (2011, June 6). API calls on administration to approve Keystone XL pipeline. Retrieved June 14, 2011, from Newsroom .
    Association of Oil Pipe Lines
    Black, Andy (2011, February 18). Oil Sands Pipeline Transportation and the Keystone XL Pipeline. Retrieved June 14, 2011, from Press Releases.
    Consumer Energy Alliance
    CEA (2011, July 27). CEA Applauds Passage of Keystone XL Legislation. Retrieved January 13, 2012, from Consumer Energy Alliance.
    Independent Petroleum Association of America
    IPAA (2011, July 29). Keystone to the Senate!. Retrieved January 13, 2012, from IPAA.
    Industrial Energy Consumers of America
    Marnie Satterfield (2011, July 26). “Support H.R. 1938, Keystone Pipeline XL”. Retrieved January 13, 2012, from IECA.
    John Birch Society
    Ann Shibler (2011, August 25). Help Bring Canadian Oil to American Refineries. Retrieved January 13, 2012, from JBS.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    The National Association of Manufacturers (2011, July 26). NAM Key Vote Letter on H.R. 1938. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from Twitter: @ShopfloorNAM.
    National Petrochemical & Refiners Association
    Charles T. Drevna, President, NPRA (2011, May 26). Letter in support of H.R. 1938. Retrieved June 14, 2011, from .
    National Republican Congressional Committee
    NRCC (2011, August 4). As Obama's EPA Devises Job-Destroying Regulations and Stands in the Way of Economic Growth, Democrats Rush to Defend EPA's Agenda. Retrieved January 13, 2012, from NRCC.
    National Taxpayers Union
    Brandon Greife (2011, July 26). “YES” on H.R. 1938, the “North American-Made Energy Security Act.”. Retrieved January 13, 2012, from NTU.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    R. Bruce Josten (2011, July 22). Key Vote Alert Letter in support of H.R. 1938, the "North American-Made Energy Security Act". Retrieved January 13, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    United Association
    Kelly, Stephen F. (2011, May 23). Written Testimony Before The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing on the American Energy Initiative. Retrieved June 14, 2011, from Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

    6 organizations opposed this bill

    Center for Biological Diversity
    By Kate Sheppard (2010, November 4). Hillary Clinton's Pipeline Problem. Mother Jones. Retrieved June 14, 2011, from http://motherjones.com/blue-marble/2010/11/hillary-clinton-transcanda-pipeline-problem.
    Friends of the Earth
    By Kate Sheppard (2010, November 4). Hillary Clinton's Pipeline Problem. Mother Jones. Retrieved June 14, 2011, from http://motherjones.com/blue-marble/2010/11/hillary-clinton-transcanda-pipeline-problem.
    Greenpeace
    By Kate Sheppard (2010, November 4). Hillary Clinton's Pipeline Problem. Mother Jones. Retrieved June 14, 2011, from http://motherjones.com/blue-marble/2010/11/hillary-clinton-transcanda-pipeline-problem.
    League of Conservation Voters
    Gene Karpinski (2011, July 25). Re: Oppose H.R. 1938, the North American-Made Energy Security Act. Retrieved January 13, 2012, from .
    National Wildlife Federation
    National Wildlife Federation (2011, July 25). 10 Reasons Congress Should Not Rush Proposed Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from Wildlife Promise.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    Frances Beinecke, President Natural Resources Defense Council (2011, July 26). Vote "No" on House Bill to Fast-Track Keystone Pipeline Review. The Huffington Post. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/frances-beinecke/vote-no-on-house-bill-to_b_909568.html.

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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$25,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$85,900$500
    Kelly AyotteRNH$196,084$1,000
    John BarrassoRWY$314,666$0
    Max BaucusDMT$137,200$18,200
    Mark BegichDAK$153,308$88,199
    Michael F. BennetDCO$133,295$166,011
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,000$250
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$64,500$52,856
    Roy BluntRMO$471,611$0
    John BoozmanRAR$123,858$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$98,600$254,422
    Scott P. BrownRMA$938,843$7,300
    Sherrod BrownDOH$107,550$117,621
    Richard BurrRNC$156,145$15,550
    Maria CantwellDWA$30,382$112,113
    Ben CardinDMD$68,250$8,025
    Tom CarperDDE$47,600$8,800
    Bob CaseyDPA$114,200$28,004
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$493,298$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$115,533$0
    Tom CoburnROK$198,693$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$44,356$2,300
    Susan M. CollinsRME$121,999$19,100
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$48,450$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$56,473$18,377
    Bob CorkerRTN$196,908$0
    John CornynRTX$795,690$0
    Mike CrapoRID$48,150$2,300
    Jim DeMintRSC$356,321$8,950
    Dick DurbinDIL$98,600$27,710
    Mike EnziRWY$51,300$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$61,400$16,350
    Al FrankenDMN$94,600$151,286
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$238,892$98,234
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$52,742$3,550
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$87,200$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$60,050$63,714
    Tom HarkinDIA$91,450$11,815
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$235,250$1,000
    Dean HellerRNV$323,337$6,000
    John HoevenRND$215,898$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$131,900$2,300
    Jim InhofeROK$436,475$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$55,750$3,900
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$65,100$6,400
    Mike JohannsRNE$101,796$500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$265,657$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$129,000$11,550
    John F. KerryDMA$43,550$5,120
    Mark KirkRIL$437,150$18,910
    Amy KlobucharDMN$95,982$12,900
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$9,250$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$355,310$3,166
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$79,150$22,403
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$25,000$24,000
    Mike LeeRUT$64,870$0
    Carl LevinDMI$69,650$22,145
    Joe LiebermanICT$-5,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$67,400$15,024
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$291,800$39,900
    John McCainRAZ$237,153$500
    Claire McCaskillDMO$111,558$7,400
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$669,633$4,300
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$103,250$14,750
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$104,000$100,807
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$47,750$9,800
    Jerry MoranRKS$174,301$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$176,559$15,850
    Patty MurrayDWA$88,491$101,407
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$130,800$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$64,267$70,182
    Rand PaulRKY$362,040$0
    Rob PortmanROH$417,406$14,200
    Mark L. PryorDAR$175,050$3,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$72,100$7,960
    Harry ReidDNV$159,150$148,889
    Jim RischRID$217,206$3,550
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$253,799$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$84,900$36,000
    Marco RubioRFL$1,121,616$6,000
    Bernie SandersIVT$49,500$48,890
    Chuck SchumerDNY$72,310$48,450
    Jeff SessionsRAL$120,420$2,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$100,500$93,867
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$24,050$4,700
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$38,550$30,750
    Debbie StabenowDMI$98,316$33,225
    Jon TesterDMT$96,732$270,985
    John ThuneRSD$377,893$7,400
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,589,278$31,550
    Mark UdallDCO$197,760$297,955
    Tom UdallDNM$157,479$141,038
    David VitterRLA$487,501$30,100
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$83,460$10,383
    Jim WebbDVA$21,500$4,400
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$79,432$87,483
    Roger F. WickerRMS$346,091$4,300
    Ron WydenDOR$51,000$10,000

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$25,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$85,900$500
    Kelly AyotteRNH$196,084$1,000
    John BarrassoRWY$314,666$0
    Max BaucusDMT$137,200$18,200
    Mark BegichDAK$153,308$88,199
    Michael F. BennetDCO$133,295$166,011
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,000$250
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$64,500$52,856
    Roy BluntRMO$471,611$0
    John BoozmanRAR$123,858$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$98,600$254,422
    Scott P. BrownRMA$938,843$7,300
    Sherrod BrownDOH$107,550$117,621
    Richard BurrRNC$156,145$15,550
    Maria CantwellDWA$30,382$112,113
    Ben CardinDMD$68,250$8,025
    Tom CarperDDE$47,600$8,800
    Bob CaseyDPA$114,200$28,004
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$493,298$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$115,533$0
    Tom CoburnROK$198,693$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$44,356$2,300
    Susan M. CollinsRME$121,999$19,100
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$48,450$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$56,473$18,377
    Bob CorkerRTN$196,908$0
    John CornynRTX$795,690$0
    Mike CrapoRID$48,150$2,300
    Jim DeMintRSC$356,321$8,950
    Dick DurbinDIL$98,600$27,710
    Mike EnziRWY$51,300$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$61,400$16,350
    Al FrankenDMN$94,600$151,286
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$238,892$98,234
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$52,742$3,550
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$87,200$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$60,050$63,714
    Tom HarkinDIA$91,450$11,815
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$235,250$1,000
    Dean HellerRNV$323,337$6,000
    John HoevenRND$215,898$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$131,900$2,300
    Jim InhofeROK$436,475$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$55,750$3,900
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$65,100$6,400
    Mike JohannsRNE$101,796$500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$265,657$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$129,000$11,550
    John F. KerryDMA$43,550$5,120
    Mark KirkRIL$437,150$18,910
    Amy KlobucharDMN$95,982$12,900
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$9,250$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$355,310$3,166
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$79,150$22,403
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$25,000$24,000
    Mike LeeRUT$64,870$0
    Carl LevinDMI$69,650$22,145
    Joe LiebermanICT$-5,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$67,400$15,024
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$291,800$39,900
    John McCainRAZ$237,153$500
    Claire McCaskillDMO$111,558$7,400
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$669,633$4,300
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$103,250$14,750
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$104,000$100,807
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$47,750$9,800
    Jerry MoranRKS$174,301$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$176,559$15,850
    Patty MurrayDWA$88,491$101,407
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$130,800$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$64,267$70,182
    Rand PaulRKY$362,040$0
    Rob PortmanROH$417,406$14,200
    Mark L. PryorDAR$175,050$3,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$72,100$7,960
    Harry ReidDNV$159,150$148,889
    Jim RischRID$217,206$3,550
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$253,799$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$84,900$36,000
    Marco RubioRFL$1,121,616$6,000
    Bernie SandersIVT$49,500$48,890
    Chuck SchumerDNY$72,310$48,450
    Jeff SessionsRAL$120,420$2,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$100,500$93,867
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$24,050$4,700
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$38,550$30,750
    Debbie StabenowDMI$98,316$33,225
    Jon TesterDMT$96,732$270,985
    John ThuneRSD$377,893$7,400
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,589,278$31,550
    Mark UdallDCO$197,760$297,955
    Tom UdallDNM$157,479$141,038
    David VitterRLA$487,501$30,100
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$83,460$10,383
    Jim WebbDVA$21,500$4,400
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$79,432$87,483
    Roger F. WickerRMS$346,091$4,300
    Ron WydenDOR$51,000$10,000

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$6,864,752
    Independent oil & gas producers$3,566,412
    Building trades unions$3,235,075
    Petroleum refining & marketing$2,088,481
    Oil & Gas$1,998,035
    Heavy industrial manufacturing$421,820
    Manufacturing$345,269
    Chambers of commerce$274,854
    Fiscal & tax policy$57,975

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Environmental policy$3,200,326
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