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S. 601 - Children's Sports Athletic Equipment Safety Act

Commerce. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to encourage and ensure the use of safe football helmets and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Children's Sports Athletic Equipment Safety Act

S. 601 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to encourage and ensure the use of safe football helmets and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to encourage and ensure the use of safe football helmets and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Children's Sports Athletic Equipment Safety Act
Sponsor
Tom Udall
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Child health
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Product safety and quality
  • School athletics
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Major Actions
Introduced3/16/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/16/2011
3/16/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
3/16/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

6.1 times as much
$94,900
$1,675,796
$1,930,558
$5,150
$7,504,456
$352,909
$1,270,931
$12,834,700
$2,092,014
$2,092,014
9 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Children's Sports Athletic Equipment Safety Act

9 organizations supported this bill

Brain Injury Association of America
Congressmen Pascrell, Bill (2011, March 16). REP. Pascrell, SEN. UDALL Introduce Legislation Requiring Stronger Standards for Youth Football Helmets. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Congressman Bill Pascrell.
Brain Trauma Foundation
Congressmen Pascrell, Bill (2011, March 16). REP. Pascrell, SEN. UDALL Introduce Legislation Requiring Stronger Standards for Youth Football Helmets. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Congressman Bill Pascrell.
Cleveland Clinic
Congressmen Pascrell, Bill (2011, March 16). REP. Pascrell, SEN. UDALL Introduce Legislation Requiring Stronger Standards for Youth Football Helmets. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Congressman Bill Pascrell.
Consumer Federation of America
Congressmen Pascrell, Bill (2011, March 16). REP. Pascrell, SEN. UDALL Introduce Legislation Requiring Stronger Standards for Youth Football Helmets. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Congressman Bill Pascrell.
Consumers Union
Congressmen Pascrell, Bill (2011, March 16). REP. Pascrell, SEN. UDALL Introduce Legislation Requiring Stronger Standards for Youth Football Helmets. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Congressman Bill Pascrell.
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
NASHIA (2011, March 24). Dear Senator Udall:. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from .
National Consumers League
Congressmen Pascrell, Bill (2011, March 16). REP. Pascrell, SEN. UDALL Introduce Legislation Requiring Stronger Standards for Youth Football Helmets. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Congressman Bill Pascrell.
National Football League Players Association
Congressmen Pascrell, Bill (2011, March 16). REP. Pascrell, SEN. UDALL Introduce Legislation Requiring Stronger Standards for Youth Football Helmets. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Congressman Bill Pascrell.
Safe Kids USA
Congressmen Pascrell, Bill (2011, March 16). REP. Pascrell, SEN. UDALL Introduce Legislation Requiring Stronger Standards for Youth Football Helmets. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Congressman Bill Pascrell.

1 organization opposed this bill

Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association
(2011, May 16). Football-Helmet Manufacturer Increases Lobbying Efforts--As Congress Eyes Federal Safety Standards . Retrieved July 15, 2011, from CNS News.

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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$3,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$173,361$6,200
Kelly AyotteRNH$50,960$29,650
John BarrassoRWY$105,350$14,650
Max BaucusDMT$327,068$15,600
Mark BegichDAK$65,260$16,206
Michael F. BennetDCO$206,288$29,950
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$19,401$5,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$74,925$10,800
Roy BluntRMO$191,584$18,550
John BoozmanRAR$43,678$27,300
Barbara BoxerDCA$188,673$55,950
Scott P. BrownRMA$339,269$42,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$531,765$31,750
Richard BurrRNC$159,341$24,700
Maria CantwellDWA$153,880$18,786
Ben CardinDMD$154,700$20,000
Tom CarperDDE$64,500$25,000
Bob CaseyDPA$293,560$37,800
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$129,100$12,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$41,978$14,050
Tom CoburnROK$25,841$4,900
William Thad CochranRMS$10,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$74,950$22,400
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$41,350$2,400
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$39,900$10,000
Bob CorkerRTN$239,090$35,250
John CornynRTX$199,903$68,800
Mike CrapoRID$86,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$32,501$3,000
Dick DurbinDIL$158,975$26,300
John EnsignRNV$12,000$15,400
Mike EnziRWY$19,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$106,127$24,000
Al FrankenDMN$137,890$24,707
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$406,088$49,800
Lindsey GrahamRSC$91,409$27,300
Chuck GrassleyRIA$207,887$13,100
Kay R. HaganDNC$109,720$9,957
Tom HarkinDIA$291,549$9,100
Orrin G. HatchRUT$307,600$49,500
John HoevenRND$33,960$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$25,000$4,600
Jim InhofeROK$33,800$11,150
Dan InouyeDHI$65,850$4,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$88,930$23,150
Mike JohannsRNE$38,977$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$51,036$9,737
Tim JohnsonDSD$75,400$17,050
John F. KerryDMA$149,050$2,000
Mark KirkRIL$171,250$11,200
Amy KlobucharDMN$126,300$45,500
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$31,750$12,100
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$178,030$12,000
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$70,837$17,900
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$30,400$22,300
Mike LeeRUT$10,400$6,000
Carl LevinDMI$112,504$12,350
Joe LiebermanICT$400$0
Dick LugarRIN$45,905$16,000
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$73,500$39,250
John McCainRAZ$62,627$79,200
Claire McCaskillDMO$239,920$56,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$527,025$86,450
Bob MenéndezDNJ$331,355$17,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$61,214$13,807
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$89,783$10,000
Jerry MoranRKS$89,704$250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,523$500
Patty MurrayDWA$192,583$24,900
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$85,350$12,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$310,495$79,000
Rand PaulRKY$56,422$4,800
Rob PortmanROH$120,328$51,550
Mark L. PryorDAR$36,038$8,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$34,850$0
Harry ReidDNV$392,700$93,600
Jim RischRID$37,400$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$107,250$5,750
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$124,800$13,300
Marco RubioRFL$133,038$27,600
Bernie SandersIVT$34,812$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$324,150$91,600
Jeff SessionsRAL$39,200$14,650
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$111,163$28,807
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$59,250$12,500
Olympia J. SnoweRME$63,250$32,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$298,448$45,450
Jon TesterDMT$169,799$28,000
John ThuneRSD$125,518$11,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$200,950$23,800
Mark UdallDCO$199,470$22,957
Tom UdallDNM$94,443$4,300
David VitterRLA$121,775$13,800
Mark R. WarnerDVA$213,902$11,800
Jim WebbDVA$7,050$1,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$79,200$17,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$95,650$12,000
Ron WydenDOR$185,565$17,700

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$173,361$6,200
Kelly AyotteRNH$50,960$29,650
John BarrassoRWY$105,350$14,650
Max BaucusDMT$327,068$15,600
Mark BegichDAK$65,260$16,206
Michael F. BennetDCO$206,288$29,950
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$19,401$5,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$74,925$10,800
Roy BluntRMO$191,584$18,550
John BoozmanRAR$43,678$27,300
Barbara BoxerDCA$188,673$55,950
Scott P. BrownRMA$339,269$42,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$531,765$31,750
Richard BurrRNC$159,341$24,700
Maria CantwellDWA$153,880$18,786
Ben CardinDMD$154,700$20,000
Tom CarperDDE$64,500$25,000
Bob CaseyDPA$293,560$37,800
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$129,100$12,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$41,978$14,050
Tom CoburnROK$25,841$4,900
William Thad CochranRMS$10,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$74,950$22,400
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$41,350$2,400
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$39,900$10,000
Bob CorkerRTN$239,090$35,250
John CornynRTX$199,903$68,800
Mike CrapoRID$86,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$32,501$3,000
Dick DurbinDIL$158,975$26,300
John EnsignRNV$12,000$15,400
Mike EnziRWY$19,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$106,127$24,000
Al FrankenDMN$137,890$24,707
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$406,088$49,800
Lindsey GrahamRSC$91,409$27,300
Chuck GrassleyRIA$207,887$13,100
Kay R. HaganDNC$109,720$9,957
Tom HarkinDIA$291,549$9,100
Orrin G. HatchRUT$307,600$49,500
John HoevenRND$33,960$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$25,000$4,600
Jim InhofeROK$33,800$11,150
Dan InouyeDHI$65,850$4,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$88,930$23,150
Mike JohannsRNE$38,977$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$51,036$9,737
Tim JohnsonDSD$75,400$17,050
John F. KerryDMA$149,050$2,000
Mark KirkRIL$171,250$11,200
Amy KlobucharDMN$126,300$45,500
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$31,750$12,100
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$178,030$12,000
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$70,837$17,900
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$30,400$22,300
Mike LeeRUT$10,400$6,000
Carl LevinDMI$112,504$12,350
Joe LiebermanICT$400$0
Dick LugarRIN$45,905$16,000
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$73,500$39,250
John McCainRAZ$62,627$79,200
Claire McCaskillDMO$239,920$56,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$527,025$86,450
Bob MenéndezDNJ$331,355$17,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$61,214$13,807
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$89,783$10,000
Jerry MoranRKS$89,704$250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,523$500
Patty MurrayDWA$192,583$24,900
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$85,350$12,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$310,495$79,000
Rand PaulRKY$56,422$4,800
Rob PortmanROH$120,328$51,550
Mark L. PryorDAR$36,038$8,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$34,850$0
Harry ReidDNV$392,700$93,600
Jim RischRID$37,400$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$107,250$5,750
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$124,800$13,300
Marco RubioRFL$133,038$27,600
Bernie SandersIVT$34,812$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$324,150$91,600
Jeff SessionsRAL$39,200$14,650
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$111,163$28,807
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$59,250$12,500
Olympia J. SnoweRME$63,250$32,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$298,448$45,450
Jon TesterDMT$169,799$28,000
John ThuneRSD$125,518$11,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$200,950$23,800
Mark UdallDCO$199,470$22,957
Tom UdallDNM$94,443$4,300
David VitterRLA$121,775$13,800
Mark R. WarnerDVA$213,902$11,800
Jim WebbDVA$7,050$1,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$79,200$17,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$95,650$12,000
Ron WydenDOR$185,565$17,700

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Hospitals$7,504,456
Non-profit foundations$1,930,558
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,675,796
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,270,931
Health & welfare policy$352,909
Recreation/Entertainment$94,900
Consumer groups$5,150

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Professional sports, arenas & related equip & svcs$2,092,014
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