S. 1230 - Protecting Taxpayers in Transportation Asset Transfers Act

Transportation and public works. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to secure public investments in transportation infrastructure. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Protecting Taxpayers in Transportation Asset Transfers Act

S. 1230 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to secure public investments in transportation infrastructure. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to secure public investments in transportation infrastructure.
Other Titles
  • Protecting Taxpayers in Transportation Asset Transfers Act
Sponsor
Richard J. Durbin
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Transportation and public works
    • Bankruptcy
    • Civil actions and liability
    • Government information and archives
    • National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
    • Public contracts and procurement
    • Public transit
    • Railroads
    • State and local government operations
    • Transportation employees
    • Transportation programs funding
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced6/16/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/16/2011
    6/16/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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    Contributions

    1. January - February 2007 For $111,900 Against $0
    2. March - April 2007 For $322,338 Against $0
    3. May - June 2007 For $301,164 Against $0
    4. July - August 2007 For $108,154 Against $0
    5. September - October 2007 For $376,770 Against $0
    6. November - December 2007 For $337,108 Against $0
    7. January - February 2008 For $156,619 Against $0
    8. March - April 2008 For $300,797 Against $0
    9. May - June 2008 For $533,508 Against $0
    10. July - August 2008 For $162,083 Against $0
    11. September - October 2008 For $578,290 Against $0
    12. November - December 2008 For $118,015 Against $0
    13. January - February 2009 For $123,326 Against $0
    14. March - April 2009 For $331,645 Against $0
    15. May - June 2009 For $313,572 Against $0
    16. July - August 2009 For $180,395 Against $0
    17. September - October 2009 For $231,094 Against $0
    18. November - December 2009 For $140,300 Against $0
    19. January - February 2010 For $183,765 Against $0
    20. March - April 2010 For $335,000 Against $0
    21. May - June 2010 For $331,628 Against $0
    22. July - August 2010 For $310,862 Against $0
    23. September - October 2010 For $687,229 Against $0
    24. November - December 2010 For $67,361 Against $0
    25. January - February 2011 For $100,550 Against $0
    26. March - April 2011 For $316,017 Against $0
    27. May - June 2011 For $272,979 Against $0
    28. July - August 2011 For $109,733 Against $0
    29. September - October 2011 For $288,884 Against $0
    30. November - December 2011 For $231,700 Against $0
    31. January - February 2012 For $143,825 Against $0
    32. March - April 2012 For $249,569 Against $0
    33. May - June 2012 For $236,672 Against $0
    34. July - August 2012 For $180,800 Against $0
    35. September - October 2012 For $364,477 Against $0
    36. November - December 2012 For $101,552 Against $0

    Votes

      22 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      Protecting Taxpayers in Transportation Asset Transfers Act

      22 organizations supported this bill

      all aboard ohio
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      Amalgamated Transit Union
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      center for sustainable urban development
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      Center on Policy Initiatives
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      CEOs for Cities
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      corporate ethics international
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      Gamaliel Foundation
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      Keystone Research Center
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      national association of state highway and transportation unions
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      national corridors initiative
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      National Employment Law Project
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      Partnership for Working Families
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      PolicyLink
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      progressive states action
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      reconnecting america
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      Regional Transportation Authority
      RTA (2011). Statement by RTA Chairman John S. Gates, Jr. on Public Private Partnership Federal Legislation. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Regional Transportation Authority.
      Smart Growth America
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      Transport Workers Union of America
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      Transportation Equity Network
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      Transportation for America
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      U.S. PIRG
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.
      working partnerships usa
      undersigned organizations (2011, June 29). Letter to Senator Durbin and Representatives DeFazio, Carson, Ryan and Slaughter Supporting Efforts to Introduce Public Protections on the Privatization of Transportation Assets. Retrieved July 29, 2011, from Office of Senator Dick Durbin.

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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$1,000$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$47,900$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$47,450$0
      John BarrassoRWY$46,300$0
      Max BaucusDMT$100,407$0
      Mark BegichDAK$153,899$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$255,611$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$7,250$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$92,206$0
      Roy BluntRMO$136,403$0
      John BoozmanRAR$106,820$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$368,047$0
      Scott P. BrownRMA$93,425$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$199,321$0
      Richard BurrRNC$73,389$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$119,313$0
      Ben CardinDMD$59,275$0
      Tom CarperDDE$65,420$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$106,151$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$106,100$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$25,750$0
      Tom CoburnROK$24,500$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$41,300$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$91,500$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$40,000$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$59,577$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$81,750$0
      John CornynRTX$64,550$0
      Mike CrapoRID$27,778$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$70,650$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$153,860$0
      Mike EnziRWY$16,500$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$40,100$0
      Al FrankenDMN$195,586$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$265,034$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$40,504$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$75,273$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$107,764$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$50,305$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$64,000$0
      Dean HellerRNV$77,166$0
      John HoevenRND$29,600$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$12,900$0
      Jim InhofeROK$26,000$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$65,550$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$70,750$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$63,700$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$6,350$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$65,700$0
      John F. KerryDMA$81,120$0
      Mark KirkRIL$64,260$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$61,650$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$1,000$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$48,166$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$152,903$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$44,785$0
      Mike LeeRUT$9,000$0
      Carl LevinDMI$45,745$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$-7,000$0
      Dick LugarRIN$35,524$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$148,750$0
      John McCainRAZ$49,700$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$180,618$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$182,979$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$91,450$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$155,757$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$88,850$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$185,947$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$67,550$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$238,507$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$60,500$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$192,182$0
      Rand PaulRKY$3,050$0
      Rob PortmanROH$56,500$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$93,750$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$50,460$0
      Harry ReidDNV$287,539$0
      Jim RischRID$28,050$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$57,880$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$115,261$0
      Marco RubioRFL$61,340$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$66,340$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$133,700$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$44,500$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$136,717$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$36,100$0
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$88,700$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$64,225$0
      Jon TesterDMT$328,285$0
      John ThuneRSD$85,385$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$63,300$0
      Mark UdallDCO$349,355$0
      Tom UdallDNM$213,738$0
      David VitterRLA$59,600$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$169,696$0
      Jim WebbDVA$28,300$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,483$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$114,600$0
      Ron WydenDOR$80,200$0

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$47,900$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$47,450$0
      John BarrassoRWY$46,300$0
      Max BaucusDMT$100,407$0
      Mark BegichDAK$153,899$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$255,611$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$7,250$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$92,206$0
      Roy BluntRMO$136,403$0
      John BoozmanRAR$106,820$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$368,047$0
      Scott P. BrownRMA$93,425$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$199,321$0
      Richard BurrRNC$73,389$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$119,313$0
      Ben CardinDMD$59,275$0
      Tom CarperDDE$65,420$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$106,151$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$106,100$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$25,750$0
      Tom CoburnROK$24,500$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$41,300$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$91,500$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$40,000$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$59,577$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$81,750$0
      John CornynRTX$64,550$0
      Mike CrapoRID$27,778$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$70,650$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$153,860$0
      Mike EnziRWY$16,500$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$40,100$0
      Al FrankenDMN$195,586$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$265,034$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$40,504$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$75,273$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$107,764$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$50,305$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$64,000$0
      Dean HellerRNV$77,166$0
      John HoevenRND$29,600$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$12,900$0
      Jim InhofeROK$26,000$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$65,550$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$70,750$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$63,700$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$6,350$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$65,700$0
      John F. KerryDMA$81,120$0
      Mark KirkRIL$64,260$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$61,650$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$1,000$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$48,166$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$152,903$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$44,785$0
      Mike LeeRUT$9,000$0
      Carl LevinDMI$45,745$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$-7,000$0
      Dick LugarRIN$35,524$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$148,750$0
      John McCainRAZ$49,700$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$180,618$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$182,979$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$91,450$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$155,757$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$88,850$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$185,947$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$67,550$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$238,507$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$60,500$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$192,182$0
      Rand PaulRKY$3,050$0
      Rob PortmanROH$56,500$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$93,750$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$50,460$0
      Harry ReidDNV$287,539$0
      Jim RischRID$28,050$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$57,880$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$115,261$0
      Marco RubioRFL$61,340$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$66,340$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$133,700$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$44,500$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$136,717$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$36,100$0
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$88,700$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$64,225$0
      Jon TesterDMT$328,285$0
      John ThuneRSD$85,385$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$63,300$0
      Mark UdallDCO$349,355$0
      Tom UdallDNM$213,738$0
      David VitterRLA$59,600$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$169,696$0
      Jim WebbDVA$28,300$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,483$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$114,600$0
      Ron WydenDOR$80,200$0

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Railroads$3,791,667
      Environmental policy$3,202,626
      Transportation unions$795,350
      Welfare & Social Work$445,775
      General business associations$412,685
      Other transportation unions$287,000
      Transportation$241,453
      Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
      Consumer groups$5,150

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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