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S. 228 - Defending America's Affordable Energy and Jobs Act

Environmental protection. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to preempt regulation of, action relating to, or consideration of greenhouse gases under Federal and common law on enactment of a Federal policy to mitigate climate change. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Defending America's Affordable Energy and Jobs Act

S. 228 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to preempt regulation of, action relating to, or consideration of greenhouse gases under Federal and common law on enactment of a Federal policy to mitigate climate change. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to preempt regulation of, action relating to, or consideration of greenhouse gases under Federal and common law on enactment of a Federal policy to mitigate climate change.
Other Titles
  • Defending America's Affordable Energy and Jobs Act
Sponsor
John Barrasso
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Air quality
  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • Department of Transportation
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Federal preemption
  • Judicial review and appeals
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Major Actions
Introduced1/31/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/31/2011
1/31/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

3.6 times as much
$36,075
$1,667,852
$538,335
$101,863
$0
$8,809,800
$11,153,925
$3,076,567
$3,076,567

opposed this bill

7 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Defending America's Affordable Energy and Jobs Act

7 organizations supported this bill

American Farm Bureau Federation
Putnam, Jake (2011, February 7). AFBF Backs Barrasso Bill Blocking EPA GHG Regulations. Retrieved February 7, 2011, from Idaho Farm Bureau News.
Americans for Prosperity
Valvo, James (2011). Congressional Legislation Details. Retrieved February 3, 2011, from AfP.
Americans for Tax Reform
ENS (2011, January 23). Senate Republican Bill Forbids EPA Limits on Greenhouse Gases. Retrieved February 3, 2011, from Environmental News Service.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
ENS (2011, January 23). Senate Republican Bill Forbids EPA Limits on Greenhouse Gases. Retrieved February 3, 2011, from Environmental News Service.
FreedomWorks
(2011). Stop the EPA Power Grab. Retrieved February 7, 2011, from Freedomworks.
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
ENS (2011, January 23). Senate Republican Bill Forbids EPA Limits on Greenhouse Gases. Retrieved February 3, 2011, from Environmental News Service.
Western Business Roundtable
ENS (2011, January 23). Senate Republican Bill Forbids EPA Limits on Greenhouse Gases. Retrieved February 3, 2011, from Environmental News Service.

1 organization opposed this bill

Natural Resources Defense Council
ENS (2011, January 23). Senate Republican Bill Forbids EPA Limits on Greenhouse Gases. Retrieved February 3, 2011, from Environmental News Service.

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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$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$80,933$500
Kelly AyotteRNH$159,911$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$86,550$0
Max BaucusDMT$52,126$19,450
Mark BegichDAK$3,000$100,674
Michael BennetDCO$38,689$160,161
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$750$67,306
Roy BluntRMO$319,615$0
John BoozmanRAR$98,595$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,400$242,292
Scott BrownRMA$798,518$7,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$7,250$116,721
Richard BurrRNC$97,075$15,550
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$111,863
Ben CardinDMD$13,000$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$5,000$7,800
Bob CaseyDPA$11,500$27,504
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$594,856$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$106,400$0
Tom CoburnROK$141,643$0
William Thad CochranRMS$18,700$2,300
Susan CollinsRME$183,833$17,400
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,250$0
Chris CoonsDDE$3,750$12,177
Bob CorkerRTN$67,830$0
John CornynRTX$682,052$0
Mike CrapoRID$24,225$1,300
Jim DeMintRSC$386,720$8,950
Dick DurbinDIL$27,500$25,910
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$35,450$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,000$16,350
Alan FrankenDMN$5,800$151,753
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$15,750$96,734
Lindsey GrahamRSC$46,700$1,250
Chuck GrassleyRIA$81,800$0
Kay HaganDNC$3,500$45,697
Tom HarkinDIA$31,218$13,065
Orrin HatchRUT$45,000$1,000
John HoevenRND$30,900$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$123,700$2,300
Jim InhofeROK$192,574$0
Dan InouyeDHI$11,200$3,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,525$4,900
Mike JohannsRNE$130,431$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$238,403$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$20,500$7,300
John KerryDMA$0$18,920
Mark KirkRIL$392,135$22,810
Amy KlobucharDMN$16,000$12,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$-4,200$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$6,000$-1,434
Frank LautenbergDNJ$3,550$18,403
Patrick LeahyDVT$3,785$22,250
Mike LeeRUT$56,196$0
Carl LevinDMI$2,000$23,095
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$37,800$15,024
Joe ManchinDWV$13,400$25,950
John McCainRAZ$246,598$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,500$5,900
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$583,758$5,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$13,000$15,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,300$93,695
Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,000$14,600
Jerry MoranRKS$142,150$500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$22,950$11,250
Patty MurrayDWA$6,150$89,707
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$7,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$17,074$69,432
Rand PaulRKY$332,135$0
Rob PortmanROH$250,581$5,000
Mark PryorDAR$13,800$3,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$6,560
Harry ReidDNV$29,900$124,309
Jim RischRID$273,859$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$220,299$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,000$51,100
Marco RubioRFL$871,670$6,000
Bernie SandersIVT$1,200$48,890
Chuck SchumerDNY$16,700$45,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$105,870$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$12,400$91,017
Richard ShelbyRAL$9,100$4,700
Olympia SnoweRME$27,650$31,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$27,082$33,225
Jon TesterDMT$78,233$267,585
John ThuneRSD$436,317$6,400
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,197,273$12,050
Mark UdallDCO$40,550$292,487
Tom UdallDNM$55,400$138,044
David VitterRLA$281,200$26,600
Mark WarnerDVA$13,263$9,633
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$4,400
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$89,633
Roger WickerRMS$156,775$3,300
Ron WydenDOR$14,900$9,500

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$80,933$500
Kelly AyotteRNH$159,911$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$86,550$0
Max BaucusDMT$52,126$19,450
Mark BegichDAK$3,000$100,674
Michael BennetDCO$38,689$160,161
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$750$67,306
Roy BluntRMO$319,615$0
John BoozmanRAR$98,595$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,400$242,292
Scott BrownRMA$798,518$7,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$7,250$116,721
Richard BurrRNC$97,075$15,550
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$111,863
Ben CardinDMD$13,000$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$5,000$7,800
Bob CaseyDPA$11,500$27,504
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$594,856$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$106,400$0
Tom CoburnROK$141,643$0
William Thad CochranRMS$18,700$2,300
Susan CollinsRME$183,833$17,400
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,250$0
Chris CoonsDDE$3,750$12,177
Bob CorkerRTN$67,830$0
John CornynRTX$682,052$0
Mike CrapoRID$24,225$1,300
Jim DeMintRSC$386,720$8,950
Dick DurbinDIL$27,500$25,910
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$35,450$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,000$16,350
Alan FrankenDMN$5,800$151,753
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$15,750$96,734
Lindsey GrahamRSC$46,700$1,250
Chuck GrassleyRIA$81,800$0
Kay HaganDNC$3,500$45,697
Tom HarkinDIA$31,218$13,065
Orrin HatchRUT$45,000$1,000
John HoevenRND$30,900$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$123,700$2,300
Jim InhofeROK$192,574$0
Dan InouyeDHI$11,200$3,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,525$4,900
Mike JohannsRNE$130,431$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$238,403$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$20,500$7,300
John KerryDMA$0$18,920
Mark KirkRIL$392,135$22,810
Amy KlobucharDMN$16,000$12,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$-4,200$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$6,000$-1,434
Frank LautenbergDNJ$3,550$18,403
Patrick LeahyDVT$3,785$22,250
Mike LeeRUT$56,196$0
Carl LevinDMI$2,000$23,095
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$37,800$15,024
Joe ManchinDWV$13,400$25,950
John McCainRAZ$246,598$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,500$5,900
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$583,758$5,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$13,000$15,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,300$93,695
Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,000$14,600
Jerry MoranRKS$142,150$500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$22,950$11,250
Patty MurrayDWA$6,150$89,707
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$7,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$17,074$69,432
Rand PaulRKY$332,135$0
Rob PortmanROH$250,581$5,000
Mark PryorDAR$13,800$3,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$6,560
Harry ReidDNV$29,900$124,309
Jim RischRID$273,859$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$220,299$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,000$51,100
Marco RubioRFL$871,670$6,000
Bernie SandersIVT$1,200$48,890
Chuck SchumerDNY$16,700$45,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$105,870$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$12,400$91,017
Richard ShelbyRAL$9,100$4,700
Olympia SnoweRME$27,650$31,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$27,082$33,225
Jon TesterDMT$78,233$267,585
John ThuneRSD$436,317$6,400
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,197,273$12,050
Mark UdallDCO$40,550$292,487
Tom UdallDNM$55,400$138,044
David VitterRLA$281,200$26,600
Mark WarnerDVA$13,263$9,633
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$4,400
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$89,633
Roger WickerRMS$156,775$3,300
Ron WydenDOR$14,900$9,500

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$8,809,800
Livestock$1,667,852
General business associations$538,335
Pro-business associations$101,863
Fiscal & tax policy$36,075
Farm bureaus$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$3,076,567
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