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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.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

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 interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposesort icon
Debbie StabenowDMI$336,921$81,230
Chuck SchumerDNY$201,895$77,900
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$153,738$77,300
William Thad CochranRMS$117,800$70,500
Joe DonnellyDIN$113,641$61,500
Marco RubioRFL$1,105,791$60,100
Mary LandrieuDLA$79,063$57,245
Mark PryorDAR$182,733$52,750
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$311,629$49,000
Kay HaganDNC$165,861$48,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$244,585$47,750
Jon TesterDMT$293,585$42,500
Alan FrankenDMN$179,476$42,199
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$672,298$41,500
Jerry MoranRKS$192,766$40,553
Jeff MerkleyDOR$195,728$39,500
Mark UdallDCO$420,743$38,000
Jim RischRID$235,649$37,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$135,400$33,500
Orrin HatchRUT$112,033$32,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$337,931$31,500
John HoevenRND$108,625$30,350
John BarrassoRWY$60,200$28,500
Harry ReidDNV$281,444$28,300
Bob CaseyDPA$147,854$27,000
Mazie HironoDHI$41,936$26,500
Tom UdallDNM$195,101$26,000
Ron WydenDOR$74,450$24,500
Claire McCaskillDMO$70,050$23,850
Mark BegichDAK$136,924$23,500
Richard ShelbyRAL$48,300$23,103
Ben CardinDMD$29,675$23,000
Bernie SandersIVT$61,890$22,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$296,767$22,000
Joe ManchinDWV$80,950$22,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$75,235$22,000
Michael BennetDCO$240,163$22,000
Barbara MikulskiDMD$43,865$21,000
Roy BluntRMO$600,136$21,000
Deb FischerRNE$193,887$19,552
Heidi HeitkampDND$23,050$19,500
John ThuneRSD$513,634$18,400
Angus KingIME$47,870$18,000
Mike CrapoRID$94,260$18,000
Roger WickerRMS$167,308$16,103
Mike EnziRWY$59,450$16,000
Patty MurrayDWA$172,907$15,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$15,800$14,500
David VitterRLA$316,750$14,000
Richard BurrRNC$253,070$13,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$209,651$12,200
Brian SchatzDHI$111,368$12,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$169,400$12,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$671,838$11,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$84,356$10,500
Mike JohannsRNE$119,800$10,000
Patrick LeahyDVT$72,750$9,800
Chris MurphyDCT$183,156$8,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$202,370$8,000
Ted CruzRTX$1,343,289$7,500
Tim ScottRSC$380,137$7,500
Timothy KaineDVA$288,390$7,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$283,392$7,000
Chris CoonsDDE$67,852$6,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$96,483$6,000
Mark WarnerDVA$143,300$5,500
Maria CantwellDWA$134,663$2,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$183,621$1,500
Susan CollinsRME$214,083$1,103
Bob CorkerRTN$212,380$1,000
Carl LevinDMI$2,710$1,000
Dean HellerRNV$236,687$1,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$18,700$1,000
John CornynRTX$361,116$1,000
Tom HarkinDIA$54,735$1,000
John BoozmanRAR$126,215$500
Mark KirkRIL$452,731$250
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$171,882$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$191,650$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$237,957$0
Dick DurbinDIL$106,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$210,228$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$145,545$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,357,455$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$41,628$0
Jim InhofeROK$110,925$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$20,710$0
John McCainRAZ$295,268$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$257,911$0
Mike LeeRUT$145,996$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,534,720$0
Rand PaulRKY$461,679$0
Rob PortmanROH$515,731$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$345,973$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$190,176$0
Tom CarperDDE$54,335$0
Tom CoburnROK$128,443$0

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Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$171,882$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$257,911$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$190,176$0
John BarrassoRWY$60,200$28,500
Mark BegichDAK$136,924$23,500
Michael BennetDCO$240,163$22,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$84,356$10,500
Roy BluntRMO$600,136$21,000
John BoozmanRAR$126,215$500
Barbara BoxerDCA$283,392$7,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$183,621$1,500
Richard BurrRNC$253,070$13,500
Maria CantwellDWA$134,663$2,000
Ben CardinDMD$29,675$23,000
Tom CarperDDE$54,335$0
Bob CaseyDPA$147,854$27,000
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$672,298$41,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$191,650$0
Tom CoburnROK$128,443$0
William Thad CochranRMS$117,800$70,500
Susan CollinsRME$214,083$1,103
Chris CoonsDDE$67,852$6,000
Bob CorkerRTN$212,380$1,000
John CornynRTX$361,116$1,000
Mike CrapoRID$94,260$18,000
Ted CruzRTX$1,343,289$7,500
Joe DonnellyDIN$113,641$61,500
Dick DurbinDIL$106,700$0
Mike EnziRWY$59,450$16,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$237,957$0
Deb FischerRNE$193,887$19,552
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,357,455$0
Alan FrankenDMN$179,476$42,199
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$311,629$49,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$209,651$12,200
Chuck GrassleyRIA$169,400$12,000
Kay HaganDNC$165,861$48,000
Tom HarkinDIA$54,735$1,000
Orrin HatchRUT$112,033$32,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$337,931$31,500
Heidi HeitkampDND$23,050$19,500
Dean HellerRNV$236,687$1,000
Mazie HironoDHI$41,936$26,500
John HoevenRND$108,625$30,350
Jim InhofeROK$110,925$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$202,370$8,000
Mike JohannsRNE$119,800$10,000
Ron JohnsonRWI$345,973$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$15,800$14,500
Timothy KaineDVA$288,390$7,500
Angus KingIME$47,870$18,000
Mark KirkRIL$452,731$250
Amy KlobucharDMN$244,585$47,750
Mary LandrieuDLA$79,063$57,245
Patrick LeahyDVT$72,750$9,800
Mike LeeRUT$145,996$0
Carl LevinDMI$2,710$1,000
Joe ManchinDWV$80,950$22,000
John McCainRAZ$295,268$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$70,050$23,850
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$671,838$11,500
Bob MenéndezDNJ$135,400$33,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$195,728$39,500
Barbara MikulskiDMD$43,865$21,000
Jerry MoranRKS$192,766$40,553
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$75,235$22,000
Chris MurphyDCT$183,156$8,500
Patty MurrayDWA$172,907$15,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$153,738$77,300
Rand PaulRKY$461,679$0
Rob PortmanROH$515,731$0
Mark PryorDAR$182,733$52,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$20,710$0
Harry ReidDNV$281,444$28,300
Jim RischRID$235,649$37,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$296,767$22,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$18,700$1,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,105,791$60,100
Bernie SandersIVT$61,890$22,000
Brian SchatzDHI$111,368$12,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$201,895$77,900
Tim ScottRSC$380,137$7,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$41,628$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$145,545$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$48,300$23,103
Debbie StabenowDMI$336,921$81,230
Jon TesterDMT$293,585$42,500
John ThuneRSD$513,634$18,400
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,534,720$0
Mark UdallDCO$420,743$38,000
Tom UdallDNM$195,101$26,000
David VitterRLA$316,750$14,000
Mark WarnerDVA$143,300$5,500
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$210,228$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$96,483$6,000
Roger WickerRMS$167,308$16,103
Ron WydenDOR$74,450$24,500

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$9,565,640
Environmental policy$4,504,442
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,251,483
Food stores$1,819,936
Milk & dairy producers$1,612,232
Vegetables, fruits and tree nut$1,080,954
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$1,065,846
General business associations$593,750
Chambers of commerce$260,310
Manufacturing$232,632
Confectionery processors & manufacturers$145,677
Fiscal & tax policy$43,500
International trade associations$11,000
Consumer groups$3,500

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Sugar cane & sugar beets$1,834,288
Farm bureaus$0
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