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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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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…

186% more
$57,975
$1,823,689
$400,685
$111,913
$23,397
$6,727,065
$9,144,724
$3,194,326
$3,194,326

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$30,050$500
Kelly AyotteRNH$110,566$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$78,250$0
Max BaucusDMT$52,309$18,200
Mark BegichDAK$5,750$88,199
Michael F. BennetDCO$43,239$166,011
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$750$52,856
Roy BluntRMO$225,495$0
John BoozmanRAR$56,345$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,400$254,422
Scott P. BrownRMA$668,583$7,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$7,250$117,621
Richard BurrRNC$81,100$15,550
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$112,113
Ben CardinDMD$13,000$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$5,000$8,800
Bob CaseyDPA$11,500$28,004
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$413,406$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$57,100$0
Tom CoburnROK$106,543$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,300$2,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$90,100$19,100
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,250$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$3,750$18,377
Bob CorkerRTN$55,080$0
John CornynRTX$440,620$0
Mike CrapoRID$25,500$2,300
Jim DeMintRSC$298,270$8,950
Dick DurbinDIL$27,500$27,710
John EnsignRNV$500$0
Mike EnziRWY$31,165$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,000$16,350
Al FrankenDMN$6,500$151,286
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$24,450$98,234
Lindsey GrahamRSC$26,508$3,550
Chuck GrassleyRIA$62,400$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$3,500$63,714
Tom HarkinDIA$29,382$11,815
Orrin G. HatchRUT$49,950$1,000
John HoevenRND$19,100$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$74,900$2,300
Jim InhofeROK$101,674$0
Dan InouyeDHI$12,600$3,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,250$6,400
Mike JohannsRNE$75,531$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$168,607$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$20,500$11,550
John F. KerryDMA$0$5,120
Mark KirkRIL$270,910$18,910
Amy KlobucharDMN$16,000$12,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$6,550$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$6,000$3,166
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$3,550$22,403
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,785$24,000
Mike LeeRUT$30,270$0
Carl LevinDMI$2,000$22,145
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$39,550$15,024
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$13,400$39,900
John McCainRAZ$200,468$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$5,000$7,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$331,630$4,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$22,600$14,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,550$100,807
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,500$9,800
Jerry MoranRKS$138,400$500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$15,300$15,850
Patty MurrayDWA$6,150$101,407
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$17,574$70,182
Rand PaulRKY$292,390$0
Rob PortmanROH$164,798$14,200
Mark L. PryorDAR$13,050$3,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$7,960
Harry ReidDNV$31,500$148,889
Jim RischRID$230,556$3,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$150,699$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$36,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,021,512$6,000
Bernie SandersIVT$1,200$48,890
Chuck SchumerDNY$21,100$48,450
Jeff SessionsRAL$73,220$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$12,400$93,867
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,450$4,700
Olympia J. SnoweRME$28,650$30,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$27,082$33,225
Jon TesterDMT$78,233$270,985
John ThuneRSD$309,868$7,400
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,384,867$31,550
Mark UdallDCO$43,850$297,955
Tom UdallDNM$65,100$141,038
David VitterRLA$223,401$30,100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$17,263$10,383
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$4,400
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$87,483
Roger F. WickerRMS$83,425$4,300
Ron WydenDOR$14,900$10,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$30,050$500
Kelly AyotteRNH$110,566$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$78,250$0
Max BaucusDMT$52,309$18,200
Mark BegichDAK$5,750$88,199
Michael F. BennetDCO$43,239$166,011
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$750$52,856
Roy BluntRMO$225,495$0
John BoozmanRAR$56,345$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,400$254,422
Scott P. BrownRMA$668,583$7,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$7,250$117,621
Richard BurrRNC$81,100$15,550
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$112,113
Ben CardinDMD$13,000$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$5,000$8,800
Bob CaseyDPA$11,500$28,004
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$413,406$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$57,100$0
Tom CoburnROK$106,543$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,300$2,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$90,100$19,100
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,250$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$3,750$18,377
Bob CorkerRTN$55,080$0
John CornynRTX$440,620$0
Mike CrapoRID$25,500$2,300
Jim DeMintRSC$298,270$8,950
Dick DurbinDIL$27,500$27,710
John EnsignRNV$500$0
Mike EnziRWY$31,165$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,000$16,350
Al FrankenDMN$6,500$151,286
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$24,450$98,234
Lindsey GrahamRSC$26,508$3,550
Chuck GrassleyRIA$62,400$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$3,500$63,714
Tom HarkinDIA$29,382$11,815
Orrin G. HatchRUT$49,950$1,000
John HoevenRND$19,100$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$74,900$2,300
Jim InhofeROK$101,674$0
Dan InouyeDHI$12,600$3,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,250$6,400
Mike JohannsRNE$75,531$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$168,607$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$20,500$11,550
John F. KerryDMA$0$5,120
Mark KirkRIL$270,910$18,910
Amy KlobucharDMN$16,000$12,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$6,550$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$6,000$3,166
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$3,550$22,403
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,785$24,000
Mike LeeRUT$30,270$0
Carl LevinDMI$2,000$22,145
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$39,550$15,024
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$13,400$39,900
John McCainRAZ$200,468$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$5,000$7,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$331,630$4,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$22,600$14,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,550$100,807
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,500$9,800
Jerry MoranRKS$138,400$500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$15,300$15,850
Patty MurrayDWA$6,150$101,407
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$17,574$70,182
Rand PaulRKY$292,390$0
Rob PortmanROH$164,798$14,200
Mark L. PryorDAR$13,050$3,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$7,960
Harry ReidDNV$31,500$148,889
Jim RischRID$230,556$3,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$150,699$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$36,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,021,512$6,000
Bernie SandersIVT$1,200$48,890
Chuck SchumerDNY$21,100$48,450
Jeff SessionsRAL$73,220$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$12,400$93,867
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,450$4,700
Olympia J. SnoweRME$28,650$30,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$27,082$33,225
Jon TesterDMT$78,233$270,985
John ThuneRSD$309,868$7,400
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,384,867$31,550
Mark UdallDCO$43,850$297,955
Tom UdallDNM$65,100$141,038
David VitterRLA$223,401$30,100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$17,263$10,383
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$4,400
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$87,483
Roger F. WickerRMS$83,425$4,300
Ron WydenDOR$14,900$10,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$6,727,065
Livestock$1,823,689
General business associations$400,685
Pro-business associations$111,913
Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
Farm bureaus$23,397

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$3,194,326
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