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S. 25 - SUGAR Act of 2011

Agriculture and food. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to phase out the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

SUGAR Act of 2011

S. 25 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to phase out the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to phase out the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Stop Unfair Giveaways and Restrictions Act of 2011
  • SUGAR Act of 2011
Sponsor
Jeanne Shaheen
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Agriculture and food
  • Agricultural marketing and promotion
  • Agricultural prices, subsidies, credit
  • Agricultural trade
  • Tariffs
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    Major Actions
    Introduced1/25/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/25/2011
    1/25/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    25 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    SUGAR Act of 2011

    25 organizations supported this bill

    American Bakers Association
    Martin,Cory (2011, February 2). ABA Supports Congressional Efforts to Reform the U.S. Sugar Program. Retrieved February 23, 2011, from AmericanBakers.org.
    American Beverage Association
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    American Frozen Food Institute
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Americans for Tax Reform
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Club for Growth
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Coalition for Sugar Reform
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Competitive Enterprise Institute
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Consumer Federation of America
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Emergency Committee for American Trade
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Everglades Trust
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Food Marketing Institute
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Grocery Manufacturers Association
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Independent Bakers Association
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    International Dairy Foods Association
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    National Confectioners Association
    NCA (2011, January 26). NCA Supports Senator Shaheen’s Efforts to Reform Antiquated U.S. Sugar Policy. Retrieved February 23, 2011, from Candybuyer.net.
    National Consumers League
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    National Foreign Trade Council
    Cummings,Jennifer (2011, January 25). NFTC President Says Two Senate Bills Introduced Today Signal Room for Bipartisan Cooperation on Trade-Related Issues. Retrieved February 23, 2011, from NFTC.org.
    Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Retail Bakers of America
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Retail Confectioners International
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Snack Food Association
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    Sweetener Users Association
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    CSR (2012, January 30). How Members of Congress Can Support U.S. Sugar Policy Reform. Retrieved June 13, 2012, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    American Sugar Alliance
    Combest,Larry (2011). One-Sided Post. Retrieved February 23, 2011, from American Sugar Alliance..

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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$500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$130,421$1,000
    Kelly AyotteRNH$176,844$0
    John BarrassoRWY$73,750$44,000
    Max BaucusDMT$144,900$43,500
    Mark BegichDAK$103,299$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$241,413$22,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$19,350$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$64,406$10,500
    Roy BluntRMO$539,864$21,000
    John BoozmanRAR$89,265$500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$361,822$16,200
    Scott P. BrownRMA$906,566$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$181,471$15,757
    Richard BurrRNC$247,285$13,500
    Maria CantwellDWA$121,113$2,000
    Ben CardinDMD$31,675$19,500
    Tom CarperDDE$55,335$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$151,804$27,000
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$784,592$67,000
    Daniel CoatsRIN$147,700$0
    Tom CoburnROK$118,343$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$49,494$27,000
    Susan M. CollinsRME$220,587$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$16,500$10,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$48,227$6,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$234,580$2,000
    John CornynRTX$304,734$14,500
    Mike CrapoRID$100,885$21,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$376,955$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$152,180$894
    John EnsignRNV$2,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$55,894$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$252,207$0
    Al FrankenDMN$194,546$4,500
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$366,529$72,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$88,180$9,500
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$164,650$12,000
    Kay R. HaganDNC$91,964$7,500
    Tom HarkinDIA$189,799$39,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$121,383$19,000
    John HoevenRND$103,850$27,650
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$59,100$0
    Jim InhofeROK$106,319$14,000
    Dan InouyeDHI$21,650$17,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$183,595$8,000
    Mike JohannsRNE$245,833$17,500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$277,427$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$37,300$34,000
    John F. KerryDMA$18,370$9,000
    Mark KirkRIL$534,645$1,250
    Amy KlobucharDMN$260,385$58,307
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$25,750$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$50,701$29,800
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$37,286$1,000
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$81,735$15,800
    Mike LeeRUT$53,067$0
    Carl LevinDMI$58,745$18,410
    Joe LiebermanICT$3,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$206,607$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$92,400$22,000
    John McCainRAZ$235,313$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$81,600$28,350
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$617,176$27,000
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$135,850$35,500
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$123,307$28,400
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$56,465$20,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$228,366$44,950
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$85,335$22,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$179,897$17,000
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$88,125$26,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$161,438$76,300
    Rand PaulRKY$316,540$0
    Rob PortmanROH$440,016$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$63,050$21,750
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,910$0
    Harry ReidDNV$340,174$51,700
    Jim RischRID$258,406$34,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$314,142$40,500
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$60,300$11,500
    Marco RubioRFL$1,172,764$27,200
    Bernie SandersIVT$62,890$22,000
    Chuck SchumerDNY$191,745$23,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$101,467$2,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$128,967$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$47,050$24,000
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$89,033$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$332,171$82,230
    Jon TesterDMT$294,485$41,500
    John ThuneRSD$453,243$14,400
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,611,421$0
    Mark UdallDCO$376,105$26,835
    Tom UdallDNM$170,888$6,000
    David VitterRLA$329,751$14,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$114,706$1,500
    Jim WebbDVA$8,300$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$95,333$11,000
    Roger F. WickerRMS$176,058$22,000
    Ron WydenDOR$49,950$22,000

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$130,421$1,000
    Kelly AyotteRNH$176,844$0
    John BarrassoRWY$73,750$44,000
    Max BaucusDMT$144,900$43,500
    Mark BegichDAK$103,299$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$241,413$22,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$19,350$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$64,406$10,500
    Roy BluntRMO$539,864$21,000
    John BoozmanRAR$89,265$500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$361,822$16,200
    Scott P. BrownRMA$906,566$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$181,471$15,757
    Richard BurrRNC$247,285$13,500
    Maria CantwellDWA$121,113$2,000
    Ben CardinDMD$31,675$19,500
    Tom CarperDDE$55,335$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$151,804$27,000
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$784,592$67,000
    Daniel CoatsRIN$147,700$0
    Tom CoburnROK$118,343$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$49,494$27,000
    Susan M. CollinsRME$220,587$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$16,500$10,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$48,227$6,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$234,580$2,000
    John CornynRTX$304,734$14,500
    Mike CrapoRID$100,885$21,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$376,955$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$152,180$894
    John EnsignRNV$2,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$55,894$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$252,207$0
    Al FrankenDMN$194,546$4,500
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$366,529$72,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$88,180$9,500
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$164,650$12,000
    Kay R. HaganDNC$91,964$7,500
    Tom HarkinDIA$189,799$39,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$121,383$19,000
    John HoevenRND$103,850$27,650
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$59,100$0
    Jim InhofeROK$106,319$14,000
    Dan InouyeDHI$21,650$17,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$183,595$8,000
    Mike JohannsRNE$245,833$17,500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$277,427$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$37,300$34,000
    John F. KerryDMA$18,370$9,000
    Mark KirkRIL$534,645$1,250
    Amy KlobucharDMN$260,385$58,307
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$25,750$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$50,701$29,800
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$37,286$1,000
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$81,735$15,800
    Mike LeeRUT$53,067$0
    Carl LevinDMI$58,745$18,410
    Joe LiebermanICT$3,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$206,607$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$92,400$22,000
    John McCainRAZ$235,313$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$81,600$28,350
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$617,176$27,000
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$135,850$35,500
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$123,307$28,400
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$56,465$20,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$228,366$44,950
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$85,335$22,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$179,897$17,000
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$88,125$26,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$161,438$76,300
    Rand PaulRKY$316,540$0
    Rob PortmanROH$440,016$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$63,050$21,750
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,910$0
    Harry ReidDNV$340,174$51,700
    Jim RischRID$258,406$34,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$314,142$40,500
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$60,300$11,500
    Marco RubioRFL$1,172,764$27,200
    Bernie SandersIVT$62,890$22,000
    Chuck SchumerDNY$191,745$23,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$101,467$2,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$128,967$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$47,050$24,000
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$89,033$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$332,171$82,230
    Jon TesterDMT$294,485$41,500
    John ThuneRSD$453,243$14,400
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,611,421$0
    Mark UdallDCO$376,105$26,835
    Tom UdallDNM$170,888$6,000
    David VitterRLA$329,751$14,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$114,706$1,500
    Jim WebbDVA$8,300$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$95,333$11,000
    Roger F. WickerRMS$176,058$22,000
    Ron WydenDOR$49,950$22,000

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$6,781,374
    Environmental policy$3,196,626
    Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,499,504
    Food stores$1,951,244
    Milk & dairy producers$1,896,959
    Vegetables, fruits and tree nut$1,116,337
    Beverages (non-alcoholic)$1,010,624
    General business associations$400,685
    Manufacturing$347,869
    Chambers of commerce$268,604
    Confectionery processors & manufacturers$141,650
    Pro-business associations$111,913
    Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
    International trade associations$10,000
    Consumer groups$5,150

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Sugar cane & sugar beets$1,647,183
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