S. 247 - Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009

Cash for Clunkers, Fuel efficiency, Car recycling - Energy. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high fuel consumption automobiles to replace such automobiles with fuel efficient automobiles or public transportation. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009

S. 247 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Cash for Clunkers, Fuel efficiency, Car recycling
Summary
A bill to accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high fuel consumption automobiles to replace such automobiles with fuel efficient automobiles or public transportation. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high fuel consumption automobiles to replace such automobiles with fuel efficient automobiles or public transportation.
Other Titles
  • Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009
Sponsor
Dianne Feinstein
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Consumer affairs
  • Department of Energy
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Government information and archives
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Motor vehicles
  • Public transit
  • Retail and wholesale trades
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • Transportation costs
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Major Actions
Introduced1/14/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/14/2009
1/14/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S394-395)
1/14/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2005 For $15,300 Against $31,080
  2. March - April 2005 For $52,323 Against $72,850
  3. May - June 2005 For $43,845 Against $32,400
  4. July - August 2005 For $28,750 Against $19,868
  5. September - October 2005 For $42,652 Against $68,250
  6. November - December 2005 For $71,350 Against $33,650
  7. January - February 2006 For $27,627 Against $29,920
  8. March - April 2006 For $82,534 Against $63,050
  9. May - June 2006 For $111,935 Against $65,750
  10. July - August 2006 For $106,330 Against $46,950
  11. September - October 2006 For $290,932 Against $115,704
  12. November - December 2006 For $49,432 Against $14,000
  13. January - February 2007 For $16,050 Against $53,900
  14. March - April 2007 For $41,950 Against $61,250
  15. May - June 2007 For $81,050 Against $69,050
  16. July - August 2007 For $32,050 Against $27,550
  17. September - October 2007 For $83,305 Against $53,350
  18. November - December 2007 For $131,753 Against $69,183
  19. January - February 2008 For $45,400 Against $45,200
  20. March - April 2008 For $87,047 Against $83,980
  21. May - June 2008 For $158,718 Against $65,550
  22. July - August 2008 For $83,883 Against $61,700
  23. September - October 2008 For $285,243 Against $61,219
  24. November - December 2008 For $10,543 Against $23,450
  25. January - February 2009 For $9,500 Against $16,800
  26. March - April 2009 For $22,175 Against $25,200
  27. May - June 2009 For $65,169 Against $47,930
  28. July - August 2009 For $18,650 Against $26,199
  29. September - October 2009 For $58,450 Against $48,300
  30. November - December 2009 For $28,100 Against $28,600
  31. January - February 2010 For $19,961 Against $20,350
  32. March - April 2010 For $79,100 Against $67,930
  33. May - June 2010 For $75,665 Against $33,895
  34. July - August 2010 For $62,954 Against $43,200
  35. September - October 2010 For $295,513 Against $58,650
  36. November - December 2010 For $8,593 Against $27,850

Votes

    5 Organizations Supported and 5 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009

    5 organizations supported this bill

    Consumer Federation of America
    Consumer Affairs (2009, January 16). Consumer Group Proposes Auto-Buying Stimulus. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from Consumer Affairs.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    undersigned organization (2009, April 2). Support HR 520, the Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from Sierra Club.
    Safe Climate Campaign
    undersigned organization (2009, April 2). Support HR 520, the Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from Sierra Club.
    Sierra Club
    undersigned organization (2009, April 2). Support HR 520, the Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from Sierra Club.
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    undersigned organization (2009, April 2). Support HR 520, the Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from Sierra Club.

    5 organizations opposed this bill

    Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association
    TB (2009, February 2). Trade groups’ role on display. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from Tire Business.com.
    Automotive Recyclers Association
    ARA (2009, May 9). Saving Recycled Car Parts From Near Extinction. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from 24-7 Press Release.
    Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association
    TB (2009, February 2). Trade groups’ role on display. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from Tire Business.com.
    International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
    Reuther, Alan (2009, April 3). UAW Letter to Representatives. Retrieved May 15, 2009, from US News.
    Tire Industry Association
    TB (2009, February 2). Trade groups’ role on display. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from Tire Business.com.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10$10,750
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,500$37,000
    John BarrassoRWY$0$5,000
    Max BaucusDMT$18,700$30,350
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$500$10,000
    Mark BegichDAK$76,699$8,000
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0
    Joe BidenDDE$4,710$3,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,451$1,500
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$22,600
    Barbara BoxerDCA$257,222$52,899
    Sherrod BrownDOH$61,400$9,700
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$6,000
    Jim BunningRKY$0$2,700
    Richard BurrRNC$15,550$25,245
    Robert ByrdDWV$250$10,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$36,025$11,600
    Ben CardinDMD$47,241$19,200
    Tom CarperDDE$2,300$21,100
    Bob CaseyDPA$64,063$21,400
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$40,350
    Hillary ClintonDNY$80,355$27,950
    Tom CoburnROK$0$2,450
    William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$5,700
    Susan M. CollinsRME$19,600$4,900
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$13,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$61,350
    John CornynRTX$0$36,204
    Mike CrapoRID$2,300$11,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$22,282
    Chris DoddDCT$7,100$17,550
    Byron DorganDND$3,250$4,500
    Dick DurbinDIL$24,960$10,250
    John EnsignRNV$0$6,700
    Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$96,291$17,100
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$24,350$5,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$29,200
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$3,500
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$60,214$24,900
    Tom HarkinDIA$12,065$11,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$12,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,233$22,250
    Jim InhofeROK$0$19,000
    Dan InouyeDHI$3,900$2,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,400$36,150
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$1,000
    Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$12,750
    Ted KennedyDMA$9,620$3,500
    John F. KerryDMA$5,120$28,418
    Amy KlobucharDMN$63,300$44,250
    Herb KohlDWI$40$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,100$26,750
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,416$7,500
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,403$37,600
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,450$4,000
    Carl LevinDMI$22,145$43,900
    Joe LiebermanICT$46,750$21,500
    Blanche LincolnDAR$1,750$50,575
    Dick LugarRIN$7,200$10,750
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$500$17,900
    Claire McCaskillDMO$53,260$17,900
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,300$35,800
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,250$48,100
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$94,557$13,050
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$13,950$10,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,850$7,500
    Patty MurrayDWA$98,778$18,450
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$5,900
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$77,245$16,200
    Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$28,900
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,960$8,550
    Harry ReidDNV$148,889$23,550
    Jim RischRID$2,550$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$11,300
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$35,000$10,100
    Ken SalazarDCO$1,700$2,000
    Bernie SandersIVT$31,700$22,700
    Chuck SchumerDNY$43,700$16,050
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$11,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,417$7,100
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,700$16,800
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$10,400$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$13,550
    Debbie StabenowDMI$24,810$48,500
    Jon TesterDMT$115,977$23,600
    John ThuneRSD$5,400$13,000
    Mark UdallDCO$325,265$17,000
    Tom UdallDNM$147,398$19,450
    David VitterRLA$22,100$27,700
    George VoinovichROH$0$32,400
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$9,133$11,600
    Jim WebbDVA$49,350$7,050
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$57,610$17,550
    Roger F. WickerRMS$4,300$65,600
    Ron WydenDOR$10,000$18,585

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10$10,750
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,500$37,000
    John BarrassoRWY$0$5,000
    Max BaucusDMT$18,700$30,350
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$500$10,000
    Mark BegichDAK$76,699$8,000
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0
    Joe BidenDDE$4,710$3,000
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,451$1,500
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$22,600
    Barbara BoxerDCA$257,222$52,899
    Sherrod BrownDOH$61,400$9,700
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$6,000
    Jim BunningRKY$0$2,700
    Richard BurrRNC$15,550$25,245
    Robert ByrdDWV$250$10,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$36,025$11,600
    Ben CardinDMD$47,241$19,200
    Tom CarperDDE$2,300$21,100
    Bob CaseyDPA$64,063$21,400
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$40,350
    Hillary ClintonDNY$80,355$27,950
    Tom CoburnROK$0$2,450
    William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$5,700
    Susan M. CollinsRME$19,600$4,900
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$13,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$61,350
    John CornynRTX$0$36,204
    Mike CrapoRID$2,300$11,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$22,282
    Chris DoddDCT$7,100$17,550
    Byron DorganDND$3,250$4,500
    Dick DurbinDIL$24,960$10,250
    John EnsignRNV$0$6,700
    Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$96,291$17,100
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$24,350$5,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$29,200
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$3,500
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$60,214$24,900
    Tom HarkinDIA$12,065$11,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$12,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,233$22,250
    Jim InhofeROK$0$19,000
    Dan InouyeDHI$3,900$2,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,400$36,150
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$1,000
    Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$12,750
    Ted KennedyDMA$9,620$3,500
    John F. KerryDMA$5,120$28,418
    Amy KlobucharDMN$63,300$44,250
    Herb KohlDWI$40$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,100$26,750
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,416$7,500
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,403$37,600
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,450$4,000
    Carl LevinDMI$22,145$43,900
    Joe LiebermanICT$46,750$21,500
    Blanche LincolnDAR$1,750$50,575
    Dick LugarRIN$7,200$10,750
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$500$17,900
    Claire McCaskillDMO$53,260$17,900
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,300$35,800
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,250$48,100
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$94,557$13,050
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$13,950$10,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,850$7,500
    Patty MurrayDWA$98,778$18,450
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$5,900
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$77,245$16,200
    Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$28,900
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,960$8,550
    Harry ReidDNV$148,889$23,550
    Jim RischRID$2,550$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$11,300
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$35,000$10,100
    Ken SalazarDCO$1,700$2,000
    Bernie SandersIVT$31,700$22,700
    Chuck SchumerDNY$43,700$16,050
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$11,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,417$7,100
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,700$16,800
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$10,400$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$13,550
    Debbie StabenowDMI$24,810$48,500
    Jon TesterDMT$115,977$23,600
    John ThuneRSD$5,400$13,000
    Mark UdallDCO$325,265$17,000
    Tom UdallDNM$147,398$19,450
    David VitterRLA$22,100$27,700
    George VoinovichROH$0$32,400
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$9,133$11,600
    Jim WebbDVA$49,350$7,050
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$57,610$17,550
    Roger F. WickerRMS$4,300$65,600
    Ron WydenDOR$10,000$18,585

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Environmental policy$2,713,332
    Consumer groups$10,500

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$607,017
    Recycling of metal, paper, plastics, etc.$551,909
    Automotive Manufacturing union$304,300
    Automotive, Misc$250,532
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