S. 33 - A Bill to Designate a Portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge As Wilderness.

Public lands and natural resources. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. (by CRS) 
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A Bill to Designate a Portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge As Wilderness.

S. 33 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.
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    Sponsor
    Joseph Lieberman
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Public lands and natural resources
    • Alaska
    • Arctic and polar regions
    • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
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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
      1/25/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S152)
      1/25/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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      Contributions

      1. January - February 2007 For $32,350 Against $28,200
      2. March - April 2007 For $54,305 Against $42,250
      3. May - June 2007 For $97,600 Against $55,600
      4. July - August 2007 For $35,400 Against $55,100
      5. September - October 2007 For $92,355 Against $71,886
      6. November - December 2007 For $164,635 Against $77,500
      7. January - February 2008 For $48,000 Against $74,000
      8. March - April 2008 For $131,747 Against $64,550
      9. May - June 2008 For $193,908 Against $87,250
      10. July - August 2008 For $109,708 Against $81,775
      11. September - October 2008 For $326,929 Against $77,724
      12. November - December 2008 For $36,981 Against $34,050
      13. January - February 2009 For $14,550 Against $4,190
      14. March - April 2009 For $41,000 Against $62,500
      15. May - June 2009 For $67,444 Against $69,100
      16. July - August 2009 For $16,200 Against $92,564
      17. September - October 2009 For $55,650 Against $83,708
      18. November - December 2009 For $32,200 Against $52,450
      19. January - February 2010 For $48,390 Against $57,260
      20. March - April 2010 For $111,300 Against $147,900
      21. May - June 2010 For $84,958 Against $98,750
      22. July - August 2010 For $116,854 Against $106,450
      23. September - October 2010 For $356,466 Against $185,750
      24. November - December 2010 For $12,661 Against $34,500
      25. January - February 2011 For $35,400 Against $11,800
      26. March - April 2011 For $125,867 Against $72,880
      27. May - June 2011 For $75,729 Against $40,500
      28. July - August 2011 For $29,733 Against $51,323
      29. September - October 2011 For $102,984 Against $48,698
      30. November - December 2011 For $96,450 Against $67,408
      31. January - February 2012 For $42,200 Against $35,450
      32. March - April 2012 For $71,483 Against $86,600
      33. May - June 2012 For $115,272 Against $34,400
      34. July - August 2012 For $77,650 Against $26,700
      35. September - October 2012 For $222,061 Against $43,843
      36. November - December 2012 For $28,502 Against $17,300

      Votes

        4 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

        Organizations that took a position on
        A Bill to Designate a Portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge As Wilderness.

        4 organizations supported this bill

        Alaska Wilderness League
        Alaska Wilderness League., Defenders of Wildlife., Northern Alaska Environmental Center, League of Conservation Voters. & The Wilderness Society. (2011, January 25). Sen. Lieberman introduces bill to protect the Arctic Refuge from drilling. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from Alaska Wilderness League.
        Friends of Animals
        Friends of Animals (2005, February 3). Supporters Rally to Protect the Arctic Refuge. Retrieved February 24, 2011, from Friends of Animals.
        National Wildlife Refuge Association
        National Wildlife Refuge Association (2011, February 4). Rep. Markey and Sen. Lieberman Introduce Arctic Wilderness Bills. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from The National Wildlife Refuge Association.
        Sierra Club
        Sierra Club (2009, January 14). Bill Would Protect Arctic Refuge as Wilderness. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from Sierra Club.

        4 organizations opposed this bill

        Alaska Oil and Gas Association
        Brady, Jeff. (2011, January 3). Battle Heats Up Over Alaskan Petroleum Reserve. npr.org. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from http://www.npr.org/2011/01/03/132490327/battle-heats-up-over-alaskan-petroleum-reserve.
        Arctic Power
        Arctic Power (2011). ANWR Wilderness Legislation Initiated in Congress. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from anwr.org.
        Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
        Governor of Alaska, Sean Parnell (2011, January 17). Governor Welcomes Effort to Fight Designation. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from Alaska.gov.
        Bering Straits Native Corporation
        Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, Bering Straits Native Corporation, NANA Regional Corporation and Calista Corporation, North Slope Borough, the Iñupiat Community of the Arctic Slope, Kaktovik Iñupiat Corporation, Kuukpik Corporation, Ukpeabvik Iñupiat Corporation, Olgoonik Corporation, Inc., Cully Corporation and Tikigaq Corporation (2011, January 17). Native groups announce they will sue over polar bear decision. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from Cordova Times.

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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$2,000
        Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$12,100
        Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$12,500
        John BarrassoRWY$0$28,500
        Max BaucusDMT$25,750$25,050
        Mark BegichDAK$100,674$26,000
        Michael BennetDCO$162,411$24,550
        Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$250$3,500
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$78,056$6,500
        Roy BluntRMO$0$77,900
        John BoozmanRAR$0$27,530
        Barbara BoxerDCA$262,792$1,500
        Scott BrownRMA$9,800$90,050
        Sherrod BrownDOH$118,221$5,450
        Richard BurrRNC$16,550$18,200
        Maria CantwellDWA$116,613$8,666
        Ben CardinDMD$12,275$4,500
        Tom CarperDDE$7,800$900
        Bob CaseyDPA$34,504$2,750
        Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$34,050
        Daniel CoatsRIN$0$8,250
        Tom CoburnROK$0$17,900
        William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$5,653
        Susan CollinsRME$18,400$5,250
        Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$17,200
        Chris CoonsDDE$12,177$1,873
        Bob CorkerRTN$0$26,150
        John CornynRTX$0$280,250
        Mike CrapoRID$1,300$7,400
        Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$20,750
        Dick DurbinDIL$25,910$5,050
        John EnsignRNV$0$0
        Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,850$2,500
        Alan FrankenDMN$151,753$2,840
        Kirsten GillibrandDNY$103,734$7,666
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,250$4,800
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$1,850
        Kay HaganDNC$45,697$5,550
        Tom HarkinDIA$17,065$14,236
        Orrin HatchRUT$1,000$31,800
        John HoevenRND$0$59,750
        Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,300$29,200
        Jim InhofeROK$0$81,050
        Dan InouyeDHI$4,700$7,400
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,900$14,950
        Mike JohannsRNE$500$4,250
        Ron JohnsonRWI$0$25,350
        Tim JohnsonDSD$10,300$14,450
        John KerryDMA$18,920$500
        Mark KirkRIL$27,810$12,900
        Amy KlobucharDMN$12,900$1,166
        Herb KohlDWI$0$0
        Jon KylRAZ$0$0
        Mary LandrieuDLA$16,816$109,450
        Frank LautenbergDNJ$35,658$6,550
        Patrick LeahyDVT$23,250$0
        Mike LeeRUT$0$1,000
        Carl LevinDMI$24,095$3,300
        Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
        Dick LugarRIN$15,024$11,775
        Joe ManchinDWV$25,950$83,950
        John McCainRAZ$0$9,610
        Claire McCaskillDMO$6,900$2,258
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,600$137,300
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$15,750$4,000
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$122,795$1,000
        Barbara MikulskiDMD$14,600$0
        Jerry MoranRKS$500$41,751
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$11,250$17,150
        Patty MurrayDWA$97,607$5,400
        Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$33,500
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$76,432$7,000
        Rand PaulRKY$0$28,150
        Rob PortmanROH$5,000$71,958
        Mark PryorDAR$3,000$28,400
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$13,560$2,000
        Harry ReidDNV$135,909$14,900
        Jim RischRID$1,000$5,050
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$19,450
        John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$51,100$11,000
        Marco RubioRFL$6,000$55,000
        Bernie SandersIVT$48,890$0
        Chuck SchumerDNY$48,050$14,100
        Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$16,500
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$91,017$5,100
        Richard ShelbyRAL$4,700$6,400
        Olympia SnoweRME$31,750$6,500
        Debbie StabenowDMI$39,725$0
        Jon TesterDMT$267,585$14,350
        John ThuneRSD$6,400$52,840
        Patrick ToomeyRPA$12,050$57,800
        Mark UdallDCO$303,937$25,760
        Tom UdallDNM$141,294$39,050
        David VitterRLA$37,100$98,700
        Mark WarnerDVA$10,383$17,213
        Jim WebbDVA$4,400$1,500
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$94,133$1,250
        Roger WickerRMS$4,300$70,450
        Ron WydenDOR$9,500$11,364

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        NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
        That Supported
        $ From Interest Groups
        That Opposed
        Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000
        Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$12,100
        Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$12,500
        John BarrassoRWY$0$28,500
        Max BaucusDMT$25,750$25,050
        Mark BegichDAK$100,674$26,000
        Michael BennetDCO$162,411$24,550
        Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$250$3,500
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$78,056$6,500
        Roy BluntRMO$0$77,900
        John BoozmanRAR$0$27,530
        Barbara BoxerDCA$262,792$1,500
        Scott BrownRMA$9,800$90,050
        Sherrod BrownDOH$118,221$5,450
        Richard BurrRNC$16,550$18,200
        Maria CantwellDWA$116,613$8,666
        Ben CardinDMD$12,275$4,500
        Tom CarperDDE$7,800$900
        Bob CaseyDPA$34,504$2,750
        Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$34,050
        Daniel CoatsRIN$0$8,250
        Tom CoburnROK$0$17,900
        William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$5,653
        Susan CollinsRME$18,400$5,250
        Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$17,200
        Chris CoonsDDE$12,177$1,873
        Bob CorkerRTN$0$26,150
        John CornynRTX$0$280,250
        Mike CrapoRID$1,300$7,400
        Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$20,750
        Dick DurbinDIL$25,910$5,050
        John EnsignRNV$0$0
        Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,850$2,500
        Alan FrankenDMN$151,753$2,840
        Kirsten GillibrandDNY$103,734$7,666
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,250$4,800
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$1,850
        Kay HaganDNC$45,697$5,550
        Tom HarkinDIA$17,065$14,236
        Orrin HatchRUT$1,000$31,800
        John HoevenRND$0$59,750
        Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,300$29,200
        Jim InhofeROK$0$81,050
        Dan InouyeDHI$4,700$7,400
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,900$14,950
        Mike JohannsRNE$500$4,250
        Ron JohnsonRWI$0$25,350
        Tim JohnsonDSD$10,300$14,450
        John KerryDMA$18,920$500
        Mark KirkRIL$27,810$12,900
        Amy KlobucharDMN$12,900$1,166
        Herb KohlDWI$0$0
        Jon KylRAZ$0$0
        Mary LandrieuDLA$16,816$109,450
        Frank LautenbergDNJ$35,658$6,550
        Patrick LeahyDVT$23,250$0
        Mike LeeRUT$0$1,000
        Carl LevinDMI$24,095$3,300
        Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
        Dick LugarRIN$15,024$11,775
        Joe ManchinDWV$25,950$83,950
        John McCainRAZ$0$9,610
        Claire McCaskillDMO$6,900$2,258
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,600$137,300
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$15,750$4,000
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$122,795$1,000
        Barbara MikulskiDMD$14,600$0
        Jerry MoranRKS$500$41,751
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$11,250$17,150
        Patty MurrayDWA$97,607$5,400
        Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$33,500
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$76,432$7,000
        Rand PaulRKY$0$28,150
        Rob PortmanROH$5,000$71,958
        Mark PryorDAR$3,000$28,400
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$13,560$2,000
        Harry ReidDNV$135,909$14,900
        Jim RischRID$1,000$5,050
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$19,450
        John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$51,100$11,000
        Marco RubioRFL$6,000$55,000
        Bernie SandersIVT$48,890$0
        Chuck SchumerDNY$48,050$14,100
        Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$16,500
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$91,017$5,100
        Richard ShelbyRAL$4,700$6,400
        Olympia SnoweRME$31,750$6,500
        Debbie StabenowDMI$39,725$0
        Jon TesterDMT$267,585$14,350
        John ThuneRSD$6,400$52,840
        Patrick ToomeyRPA$12,050$57,800
        Mark UdallDCO$303,937$25,760
        Tom UdallDNM$141,294$39,050
        David VitterRLA$37,100$98,700
        Mark WarnerDVA$10,383$17,213
        Jim WebbDVA$4,400$1,500
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$94,133$1,250
        Roger WickerRMS$4,300$70,450
        Ron WydenDOR$9,500$11,364

        Interest Groups that supported this bill

        $ Donated
        Environmental policy$3,076,567
        Animal Rights$228,355

        Interest Groups that opposed this bill

        $ Donated
        Oil & Gas$2,180,046
        Pro-business associations$101,863
        Pro-resource development groups$0
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