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S. 685 - Free Sugar Act of 2011

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

Free Sugar Act of 2011

S. 685 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to repeal the Federal sugar program. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to repeal the Federal sugar program.
Other Titles
  • Free Sugar Act of 2011
Sponsor
Richard G. Lugar
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Agriculture and food
  • Agricultural prices, subsidies, credit
  • Agricultural trade
  • Tariffs
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Major Actions
Introduced3/30/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/30/2011
3/30/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

17 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Free Sugar Act of 2011

17 organizations supported this bill

American Bakers Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). Dear Congressman Pitts and Congressman Davis:. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Foreign Trade Council.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
Emergency Committee for American Trade
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
Everglades Trust
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
Grocery Manufacturers Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
Independent Bakers Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
International Dairy Foods Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). Lugar Bill Aims to Eliminate U.S. Sugar Program. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from International Dairy Foods Association.
Jelly Belly Candy Company
Candy & Snack Today (2011, June 10). Sugar Reform Gathers Strength. Retrieved July 12, 2011, from Candy & Snack Today.
Just Born
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
National Association of Manufacturers
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
National Confectioners Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
National Foreign Trade Council
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
Retail Bakers of America
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
Snack Food Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
Sweetener Users Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2011, April 6). The Coalition for Sugar Reform Applauds U.S. Reps. Pitts and Davis for Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation: “The Free Market Sugar Act”. Retrieved April 14, 2011, from National Confectioners Association.

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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$91,427$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$148,544$0
John BarrassoRWY$45,700$0
Max BaucusDMT$75,700$0
Mark BegichDAK$92,449$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$222,420$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$21,350$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$57,606$0
Roy BluntRMO$384,214$0
John BoozmanRAR$88,945$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$301,222$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$789,516$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$161,063$0
Richard BurrRNC$182,365$0
Maria CantwellDWA$115,063$0
Ben CardinDMD$35,177$0
Tom CarperDDE$35,975$0
Bob CaseyDPA$110,246$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$584,748$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$130,750$0
Tom CoburnROK$116,093$0
William Thad CochranRMS$43,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$162,999$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$12,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$29,227$0
Bob CorkerRTN$164,280$0
John CornynRTX$236,850$0
Mike CrapoRID$44,635$0
Jim DeMintRSC$347,355$0
Dick DurbinDIL$106,930$0
John EnsignRNV$2,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$49,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$85,100$0
Al FrankenDMN$185,996$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$279,349$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$77,292$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$130,250$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$69,514$0
Tom HarkinDIA$112,949$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$73,833$0
John HoevenRND$78,450$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$49,950$0
Jim InhofeROK$94,375$0
Dan InouyeDHI$7,850$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$104,100$0
Mike JohannsRNE$190,284$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$253,757$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$30,300$0
John F. KerryDMA$6,370$0
Mark KirkRIL$466,860$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$198,235$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$16,250$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$35,451$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$26,953$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$77,535$0
Mike LeeRUT$45,267$0
Carl LevinDMI$42,245$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$152,857$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$72,050$0
John McCainRAZ$211,093$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$63,400$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$414,883$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$58,150$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$106,307$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$51,865$0
Jerry MoranRKS$169,416$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,335$0
Patty MurrayDWA$150,397$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$64,625$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$83,432$0
Rand PaulRKY$298,540$0
Rob PortmanROH$310,166$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$39,950$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,360$0
Harry ReidDNV$261,924$0
Jim RischRID$225,656$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$258,998$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$49,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,041,258$0
Bernie SandersIVT$62,890$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$149,695$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$82,073$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$119,817$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$15,250$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$66,533$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$196,775$0
Jon TesterDMT$289,485$0
John ThuneRSD$413,743$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,544,421$0
Mark UdallDCO$348,805$0
Tom UdallDNM$166,888$0
David VitterRLA$294,951$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$68,393$0
Jim WebbDVA$6,400$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$94,333$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$126,058$0
Ron WydenDOR$30,550$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$91,427$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$148,544$0
John BarrassoRWY$45,700$0
Max BaucusDMT$75,700$0
Mark BegichDAK$92,449$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$222,420$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$21,350$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$57,606$0
Roy BluntRMO$384,214$0
John BoozmanRAR$88,945$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$301,222$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$789,516$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$161,063$0
Richard BurrRNC$182,365$0
Maria CantwellDWA$115,063$0
Ben CardinDMD$35,177$0
Tom CarperDDE$35,975$0
Bob CaseyDPA$110,246$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$584,748$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$130,750$0
Tom CoburnROK$116,093$0
William Thad CochranRMS$43,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$162,999$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$12,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$29,227$0
Bob CorkerRTN$164,280$0
John CornynRTX$236,850$0
Mike CrapoRID$44,635$0
Jim DeMintRSC$347,355$0
Dick DurbinDIL$106,930$0
John EnsignRNV$2,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$49,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$85,100$0
Al FrankenDMN$185,996$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$279,349$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$77,292$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$130,250$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$69,514$0
Tom HarkinDIA$112,949$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$73,833$0
John HoevenRND$78,450$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$49,950$0
Jim InhofeROK$94,375$0
Dan InouyeDHI$7,850$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$104,100$0
Mike JohannsRNE$190,284$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$253,757$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$30,300$0
John F. KerryDMA$6,370$0
Mark KirkRIL$466,860$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$198,235$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$16,250$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$35,451$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$26,953$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$77,535$0
Mike LeeRUT$45,267$0
Carl LevinDMI$42,245$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$152,857$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$72,050$0
John McCainRAZ$211,093$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$63,400$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$414,883$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$58,150$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$106,307$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$51,865$0
Jerry MoranRKS$169,416$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,335$0
Patty MurrayDWA$150,397$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$64,625$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$83,432$0
Rand PaulRKY$298,540$0
Rob PortmanROH$310,166$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$39,950$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,360$0
Harry ReidDNV$261,924$0
Jim RischRID$225,656$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$258,998$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$49,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,041,258$0
Bernie SandersIVT$62,890$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$149,695$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$82,073$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$119,817$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$15,250$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$66,533$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$196,775$0
Jon TesterDMT$289,485$0
John ThuneRSD$413,743$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,544,421$0
Mark UdallDCO$348,805$0
Tom UdallDNM$166,888$0
David VitterRLA$294,951$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$68,393$0
Jim WebbDVA$6,400$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$94,333$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$126,058$0
Ron WydenDOR$30,550$0

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
Milk & dairy producers$1,896,959
General business associations$400,685
Manufacturing$347,869
Food catering & food services$344,890
Chambers of commerce$268,604
Confectionery processors & manufacturers$141,650
Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
International trade associations$10,000
Artificial sweeteners and food additives$9,050

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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