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S. 453 - Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act of 2011

Transportation and public works. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to improve the safety of motorcoaches, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act of 2011

S. 453 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to improve the safety of motorcoaches, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to improve the safety of motorcoaches, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act of 2011
  • Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act of 2011
Sponsor
Sherrod Brown
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Accidents
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Department of Transportation
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Employment and training programs
  • Fires
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Motor carriers
  • Motor vehicles
  • Technology assessment
  • Telephone and wireless communication
  • Transportation employees
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Transportation safety and security
  • Worker safety and health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/02/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/02/2011
3/02/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Put on a legislative calendar5/05/2011Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
11/09/2011Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 112-93.
Put on a legislative calendar11/09/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 227.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$5,150
$1,001,840
$1,006,990
$0

opposed this bill

Bus services (split)
4 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act of 2011

4 organizations supported this bill

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
AHAS (2011, March 2). Fourth Anniversary of Motorcoach Crash that Killed and Injured Bluffton University Baseball Team Members Marks Introduction of Legislation to Correct Dangerous and Unaddressed Safety Problems. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
American Association of Classified School Employees
AHAS (2011, March 2). Fourth Anniversary of Motorcoach Crash that Killed and Injured Bluffton University Baseball Team Members Marks Introduction of Legislation to Correct Dangerous and Unaddressed Safety Problems. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Consumer Federation of America
AHAS (2011, March 2). Fourth Anniversary of Motorcoach Crash that Killed and Injured Bluffton University Baseball Team Members Marks Introduction of Legislation to Correct Dangerous and Unaddressed Safety Problems. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Greyhound Lines
Senator Hutchison, Kay Bailey (2011, July 14). Senators Announce Key Industry Support for Bus Safety Bill. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Kay Bailey Hutchison U.S. Senator Texas.

2 organizations opposed this bill

American Bus Association
WNYC (2011, April 9). Debate Over Budget Bus Regulation Continues in Wake of Tragic Crashes . Retrieved July 15, 2011, from WNYC.
United Motorcoach Association
(2011, January 12). Federal Motorcoach Safety Legislation Scheduled to Be Re-Introduced Following Latest Tragedy. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from School Transportation News.

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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$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$7,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$7,050$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$6,116$0
Mark BegichDAK$16,450$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$53,325$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$19,900$0
Roy BluntRMO$11,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$4,500$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$56,390$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$26,350$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$40,558$0
Richard BurrRNC$5,175$0
Maria CantwellDWA$3,150$0
Ben CardinDMD$2,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$18,650$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$17,550$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0
Tom CoburnROK$1,750$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$7,300$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,950$0
Bob CorkerRTN$13,650$0
John CornynRTX$14,650$0
Mike CrapoRID$500$0
Jim DeMintRSC$300$0
Dick DurbinDIL$7,850$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,975$0
Al FrankenDMN$23,990$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$42,400$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,650$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$250$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$11,500$0
Tom HarkinDIA$12,450$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,850$0
John HoevenRND$2,700$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,800$0
Dan InouyeDHI$9,550$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$7,400$0
Mike JohannsRNE$500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$4,100$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$6,725$0
John F. KerryDMA$9,100$0
Mark KirkRIL$8,400$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$6,100$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$20,760$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$3,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$300$0
Mike LeeRUT$4,800$0
Carl LevinDMI$6,550$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$750$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,450$0
John McCainRAZ$4,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$18,850$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$20,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$60,850$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$17,550$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,900$0
Jerry MoranRKS$8,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$4,250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$25,550$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,050$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$7,205$0
Rand PaulRKY$8,760$0
Rob PortmanROH$13,300$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$250$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,550$0
Harry ReidDNV$14,350$0
Jim RischRID$3,100$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$8,900$0
Marco RubioRFL$15,025$0
Bernie SandersIVT$4,800$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$24,400$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$250$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$26,915$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$4,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$11,612$0
Jon TesterDMT$17,050$0
John ThuneRSD$12,650$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$19,707$0
Mark UdallDCO$20,750$0
Tom UdallDNM$7,800$0
David VitterRLA$7,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$14,852$0
Jim WebbDVA$-250$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$800$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$13,900$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$7,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$7,050$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$6,116$0
Mark BegichDAK$16,450$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$53,325$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$19,900$0
Roy BluntRMO$11,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$4,500$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$56,390$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$26,350$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$40,558$0
Richard BurrRNC$5,175$0
Maria CantwellDWA$3,150$0
Ben CardinDMD$2,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$18,650$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$17,550$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0
Tom CoburnROK$1,750$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$7,300$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,950$0
Bob CorkerRTN$13,650$0
John CornynRTX$14,650$0
Mike CrapoRID$500$0
Jim DeMintRSC$300$0
Dick DurbinDIL$7,850$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,975$0
Al FrankenDMN$23,990$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$42,400$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,650$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$250$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$11,500$0
Tom HarkinDIA$12,450$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,850$0
John HoevenRND$2,700$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,800$0
Dan InouyeDHI$9,550$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$7,400$0
Mike JohannsRNE$500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$4,100$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$6,725$0
John F. KerryDMA$9,100$0
Mark KirkRIL$8,400$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$6,100$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$20,760$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$3,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$300$0
Mike LeeRUT$4,800$0
Carl LevinDMI$6,550$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$750$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,450$0
John McCainRAZ$4,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$18,850$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$20,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$60,850$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$17,550$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,900$0
Jerry MoranRKS$8,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$4,250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$25,550$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,050$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$7,205$0
Rand PaulRKY$8,760$0
Rob PortmanROH$13,300$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$250$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,550$0
Harry ReidDNV$14,350$0
Jim RischRID$3,100$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$8,900$0
Marco RubioRFL$15,025$0
Bernie SandersIVT$4,800$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$24,400$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$250$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$26,915$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$4,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$11,612$0
Jon TesterDMT$17,050$0
John ThuneRSD$12,650$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$19,707$0
Mark UdallDCO$20,750$0
Tom UdallDNM$7,800$0
David VitterRLA$7,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$14,852$0
Jim WebbDVA$-250$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$800$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$13,900$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$1,001,840
Bus services$144,913
Consumer groups$5,150

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Bus services$144,913
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