S. 345 - Sugar Reform Act of 2013

Agriculture and food. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reform the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Sugar Reform Act of 2013

S. 345 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to reform the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reform the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Sugar Reform Act of 2013
Sponsor
Jeanne Shaheen
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Agriculture and food
  • Agricultural marketing and promotion
  • Agricultural prices, subsidies, credit
  • Agricultural trade
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Motor fuels
  • Tariffs
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/14/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/14/2013
2/14/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Manufacturing, which…

support this bill

Manufacturing$217,932
$217,932

24 Organizations Support and 3 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Sugar Reform Act of 2013

24 organizations support this bill

American Bakers Association
Sterk, Ron (2013, February 15). Sugar Users Welcome Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Food Business News. Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://sugarreform.org/2013/02/15/sugar-users-welcome-introduction-of-sugar-reform-act/.
American Beverage Association
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
American Frozen Food Institute
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Americans for Prosperity
Valvo, James (2013, February 15). Letter of Support for Sugar Reform Act, S.345 & H.R.693 . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from Americans for Prosperity.
Americans for Tax Reform
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Club for Growth
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Coalition for Sugar Reform
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Consumer Federation of America
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Emergency Committee for American Trade
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Everglades Trust
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Food Marketing Institute
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Grocery Manufacturers Association
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Independent Bakers Association
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
International Dairy Foods Association
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
National Association of Manufacturers
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
National Confectioners Association
Convenience Store Decisions (2013, February 15). NCA Welcomes Sugar Reform Act. Convenience Store Decisions. Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.csdecisions.com/2013/02/15/nca-welcomes-sugar-reform-act/.
National Consumers League
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
National Foreign Trade Council
Cummings, Jennifer (2013, February 14). NFTC Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Bills in House and Senate. Retrieved March 13, 2013, from National Foreign Trade Council.
Peanut And Tree Nut Processors Association
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Retail Bakers of America
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Retail Confectioners International
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Snack Food Association
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
Sweetener Users Association
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Hawai'i Free Press (2013, February 16). Bills Introduced to Cut Sugar Subsidies. Hawai'i Free Press . Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8913/Bills-Introduced-to-Cut-Sugar-Subsidies.aspx.

3 organizations oppose this bill

American Farm Bureau Federation
American Farm Bureau Federation (2013, April 1). Farm Bill. Retrieved May 1, 2013, from American Farm Bureau Federation.
American Sugar Alliance
Gonzalez, Sarah (2013, February 14). Senators Renew Effort to Change Sugar Policy. Agri-Pulse. Retrieved March 13, 2013, from http://www.agri-pulse.com/sugar-reform-introduced-2142013.asp.
American Sugar Refining
SugarOnline.com (2013, February 14). US: Lawmakers See Valentine’s Day as Sugar Reform Day. Retrieved March 13, 2013, from SugarOnline.com.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from Manufacturing interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$4,150$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$0
Michael BennetDCO$250$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$34,350$0
John BoozmanRAR$2,400$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$4,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$250$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$750$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$200$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,500$0
Tom CoburnROK$500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan CollinsRME$2,500$0
Chris CoonsDDE$1,100$0
Bob CorkerRTN$16,000$0
John CornynRTX$4,600$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$6,500$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$250$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Alan FrankenDMN$700$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$610$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$0
Kay HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin HatchRUT$500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$2,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$1,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$500$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$4,000$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
Timothy KaineDVA$750$0
Angus KingIME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$36,862$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$900$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$250$0
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0
John McCainRAZ$6,300$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,400$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,900$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$1,250$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$7,300$0
Rob PortmanROH$14,600$0
Mark PryorDAR$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$4,800$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$3,700$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$360$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$400$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$2,250$0
Jon TesterDMT$250$0
John ThuneRSD$7,500$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$13,750$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$500$0
David VitterRLA$1,750$0
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$450$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger WickerRMS$2,300$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$182,304$1,000
Kelly AyotteRNH$220,411$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$175,186$0
John BarrassoRWY$82,000$44,000
Mark BegichDAK$107,924$0
Michael BennetDCO$227,563$22,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$80,356$10,500
Roy BluntRMO$623,186$21,000
John BoozmanRAR$128,215$500
Barbara BoxerDCA$348,942$16,200
Sherrod BrownDOH$147,903$15,757
Richard BurrRNC$258,870$13,500
Maria CantwellDWA$127,663$2,000
Ben CardinDMD$31,675$19,500
Tom CarperDDE$54,335$0
Bob CaseyDPA$168,604$27,250
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$941,392$67,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$187,650$0
Tom CoburnROK$151,943$0
William Thad CochranRMS$59,894$27,000
Susan CollinsRME$302,221$0
Chris CoonsDDE$39,627$6,000
Bob CorkerRTN$234,680$2,000
John CornynRTX$565,966$17,500
Mike CrapoRID$98,760$21,000
Ted CruzRTX$1,191,651$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$75,491$67,000
Dick DurbinDIL$146,680$894
Mike EnziRWY$60,144$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$230,458$0
Deb FischerRNE$124,899$5,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,481,700$0
Alan FrankenDMN$184,913$4,500
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$342,029$71,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$106,172$9,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$179,900$12,000
Kay HaganDNC$65,547$7,500
Tom HarkinDIA$180,749$42,000
Orrin HatchRUT$101,433$19,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$358,519$30,500
Heidi HeitkampDND$15,800$17,500
Dean HellerRNV$251,537$1,000
Mazie HironoDHI$41,186$37,000
John HoevenRND$105,900$27,350
Jim InhofeROK$197,969$14,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$187,970$8,000
Mike JohannsRNE$283,783$17,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$323,123$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$33,050$34,000
Timothy KaineDVA$283,551$7,500
Angus KingIME$45,870$2,500
Mark KirkRIL$634,582$250
Amy KlobucharDMN$246,235$50,807
Mary LandrieuDLA$43,851$29,050
Patrick LeahyDVT$75,235$15,800
Mike LeeRUT$76,996$0
Carl LevinDMI$52,095$21,410
Joe ManchinDWV$74,450$22,000
John McCainRAZ$285,268$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$73,450$25,850
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$848,751$26,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$125,250$33,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$114,645$28,400
Barbara MikulskiDMD$51,365$20,000
Jerry MoranRKS$226,366$45,950
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$79,835$22,000
Chris MurphyDCT$179,219$13,500
Patty MurrayDWA$167,157$17,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$157,438$77,300
Rand PaulRKY$348,835$0
Rob PortmanROH$490,231$0
Mark PryorDAR$64,050$21,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,510$0
Harry ReidDNV$307,094$49,300
Jim RischRID$301,959$35,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$386,942$43,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$72,100$15,500
Marco RubioRFL$995,744$33,900
Bernie SandersIVT$62,890$22,000
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$167,345$23,500
Tim ScottRSC$197,360$3,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$131,167$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$115,917$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$48,300$23,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$328,921$77,230
Jon TesterDMT$284,235$46,500
John ThuneRSD$566,442$14,400
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,351,333$0
Mark UdallDCO$357,037$26,835
Tom UdallDNM$162,844$6,000
David VitterRLA$376,700$14,000
Mark WarnerDVA$106,083$500
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$179,654$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$96,983$11,000
Roger WickerRMS$245,958$22,000
Ron WydenDOR$50,200$22,000

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$10,333,844
Environmental policy$4,086,230
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,291,940
Milk & dairy producers$1,824,450
Food stores$1,737,861
Vegetables, fruits and tree nut$1,036,308
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$983,045
General business associations$526,635
Chambers of commerce$255,644
Manufacturing$217,932
Confectionery processors & manufacturers$135,127
Fiscal & tax policy$38,300
International trade associations$10,250
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Sugar cane & sugar beets$1,731,183
Farm bureaus$0
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