S. 747 - Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2011

Transportation and public works. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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There have been no votes on this bill.

Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2011

S. 747 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2011
Sponsor
Mike Crapo
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Government trust funds
  • Infrastructure development
  • Motor carriers
  • Motor vehicles
  • Roads and highways
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Transportation safety and security
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Major Actions
Introduced4/06/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/06/2011
4/06/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2007 For $95,800 Against $61,850
  2. March - April 2007 For $148,000 Against $159,838
  3. May - June 2007 For $155,029 Against $126,829
  4. July - August 2007 For $52,600 Against $65,750
  5. September - October 2007 For $129,450 Against $167,365
  6. November - December 2007 For $249,928 Against $113,905
  7. January - February 2008 For $84,400 Against $76,069
  8. March - April 2008 For $105,956 Against $158,250
  9. May - June 2008 For $142,919 Against $203,500
  10. July - August 2008 For $140,125 Against $39,800
  11. September - October 2008 For $278,803 Against $120,588
  12. November - December 2008 For $122,250 Against $71,134
  13. January - February 2009 For $37,720 Against $35,156
  14. March - April 2009 For $110,700 Against $299,545
  15. May - June 2009 For $201,550 Against $191,200
  16. July - August 2009 For $72,230 Against $118,095
  17. September - October 2009 For $209,900 Against $117,944
  18. November - December 2009 For $137,750 Against $64,800
  19. January - February 2010 For $106,265 Against $98,750
  20. March - April 2010 For $278,810 Against $162,950
  21. May - June 2010 For $254,675 Against $138,200
  22. July - August 2010 For $243,120 Against $127,435
  23. September - October 2010 For $500,952 Against $144,037
  24. November - December 2010 For $51,000 Against $29,650
  25. January - February 2011 For $40,140 Against $18,500
  26. March - April 2011 For $164,900 Against $125,000
  27. May - June 2011 For $175,950 Against $133,750
  28. July - August 2011 For $73,850 Against $27,000
  29. September - October 2011 For $100,200 Against $96,000
  30. November - December 2011 For $96,350 Against $70,750
  31. January - February 2012 For $75,000 Against $72,975
  32. March - April 2012 For $155,225 Against $111,886
  33. May - June 2012 For $170,550 Against $42,500
  34. July - August 2012 For $103,450 Against $67,250
  35. September - October 2012 For $223,850 Against $45,500
  36. November - December 2012 For $43,250 Against $31,750

Votes

    6 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2011

    6 organizations supported this bill

    American Trucking Associations
    Etrucker.com (2011, February 21). Truck Weight Bill Reintroduced in 112th Congress. Retrieved April 8, 2011, from Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association.
    Anheuser-Busch InBev
    Ryan, Jim T. (2011, December 14). Hershey joins push to increase truck weight. Central Penn Business Journal. Retrieved February 13, 2012, from http://www.centralpennbusiness.com/article/20111214/CPBJ01/111219941/Hershey-joins-push-to-increase-truck-weight.
    Coalition for Transportation Productivity
    Berman, Jeff (2011, February 21). Legislation for heavier trucks re-introduced in the House. Retrieved April 8, 2011, from Logistics Management.
    Hershey
    Ryan, Jim T. (2011, December 14). Hershey joins push to increase truck weight. Central Penn Business Journal. Retrieved February 13, 2012, from http://www.centralpennbusiness.com/article/20111214/CPBJ01/111219941/Hershey-joins-push-to-increase-truck-weight.
    Home Depot
    CCJ Staff (2011, November 17). Home Depot backs federal vehicle weight reform bill. Commercial Carrier Journal. Retrieved February 13, 2012, from http://www.ccjdigital.com/home-depot-backs-federal-vehicle-weight-reform-bill/.
    International Paper
    IP (2011, March 30). Truck Weight Reform Legislation. Retrieved April 8, 2011, from Transportation Productivity.

    3 organizations opposed this bill

    Association of American Railroads
    Hamberger, Edward R. (2011, April 7). Statement of Edward R. Hamberger. Retrieved April 8, 2011, from AAR.
    coalition against bigger trucks
    Berman, Jeff (2011, February 21). Legislation for heavier trucks re-introduced in the House. Retrieved April 8, 2011, from Logistics Management.
    Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association
    Etrucker.com (2011, February 0). Truck Weight Bill Reintroduced in 112th Congress. Retrieved April 8, 2011, from Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association.

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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$73,577$34,700
    Kelly AyotteRNH$38,750$31,500
    John BarrassoRWY$44,750$30,000
    Max BaucusDMT$55,750$56,457
    Mark BegichDAK$3,750$42,200
    Michael F. BennetDCO$49,100$58,500
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$5,000$7,000
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$15,500$0
    Roy BluntRMO$173,420$111,903
    John BoozmanRAR$24,900$93,570
    Barbara BoxerDCA$12,400$47,800
    Scott P. BrownRMA$149,683$41,600
    Sherrod BrownDOH$45,500$18,000
    Richard BurrRNC$165,750$39,500
    Maria CantwellDWA$5,750$2,250
    Ben CardinDMD$12,400$17,000
    Tom CarperDDE$36,475$39,000
    Bob CaseyDPA$61,050$34,897
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$250,850$84,600
    Daniel CoatsRIN$77,650$21,000
    Tom CoburnROK$22,000$22,500
    William Thad CochranRMS$30,600$38,000
    Susan M. CollinsRME$83,450$53,500
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$11,000$39,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,250$14,750
    Bob CorkerRTN$148,580$60,250
    John CornynRTX$86,550$41,100
    Mike CrapoRID$44,735$23,478
    Jim DeMintRSC$46,635$53,500
    Dick DurbinDIL$67,699$83,000
    John EnsignRNV$2,000$1,000
    Mike EnziRWY$43,600$11,000
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$42,000$8,500
    Al FrankenDMN$18,650$600
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$88,185$40,250
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$36,842$32,750
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$66,000$65,123
    Kay R. HaganDNC$23,583$19,000
    Tom HarkinDIA$42,185$17,490
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$59,633$41,500
    John HoevenRND$46,850$23,500
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,800$10,600
    Jim InhofeROK$31,000$25,500
    Dan InouyeDHI$5,250$43,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$114,200$60,050
    Mike JohannsRNE$86,948$52,950
    Ron JohnsonRWI$91,750$1,000
    Tim JohnsonDSD$10,000$17,900
    John F. KerryDMA$15,700$47,500
    Mark KirkRIL$160,435$28,950
    Amy KlobucharDMN$137,135$9,500
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$7,000$1,000
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$56,700$14,500
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$8,000$92,600
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$31,700$2,000
    Mike LeeRUT$4,000$9,000
    Carl LevinDMI$35,400$5,600
    Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$-7,000
    Dick LugarRIN$88,633$15,000
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$32,500$72,450
    John McCainRAZ$34,100$42,000
    Claire McCaskillDMO$69,200$111,518
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$157,825$156,779
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$43,200$34,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$6,500$16,000
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$19,265$39,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$74,350$162,697
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$42,035$37,900
    Patty MurrayDWA$77,940$78,250
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$47,625$50,500
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$33,500$85,500
    Rand PaulRKY$25,100$750
    Rob PortmanROH$137,340$30,300
    Mark L. PryorDAR$47,700$61,500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,500$6,500
    Harry ReidDNV$68,935$71,400
    Jim RischRID$32,567$20,500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$110,900$48,630
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$3,250$36,561
    Marco RubioRFL$79,410$42,700
    Bernie SandersIVT$300$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$95,635$42,900
    Jeff SessionsRAL$51,003$32,500
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,583$9,750
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$20,000$30,400
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$51,933$37,750
    Debbie StabenowDMI$101,750$8,250
    Jon TesterDMT$37,500$22,050
    John ThuneRSD$103,150$72,985
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$113,452$5,500
    Mark UdallDCO$71,950$12,750
    Tom UdallDNM$6,583$33,000
    David VitterRLA$69,600$2,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$72,000$112,213
    Jim WebbDVA$6,000$23,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,500$2,500
    Roger F. WickerRMS$80,383$99,300
    Ron WydenDOR$50,900$52,300

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$73,577$34,700
    Kelly AyotteRNH$38,750$31,500
    John BarrassoRWY$44,750$30,000
    Max BaucusDMT$55,750$56,457
    Mark BegichDAK$3,750$42,200
    Michael F. BennetDCO$49,100$58,500
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$5,000$7,000
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$15,500$0
    Roy BluntRMO$173,420$111,903
    John BoozmanRAR$24,900$93,570
    Barbara BoxerDCA$12,400$47,800
    Scott P. BrownRMA$149,683$41,600
    Sherrod BrownDOH$45,500$18,000
    Richard BurrRNC$165,750$39,500
    Maria CantwellDWA$5,750$2,250
    Ben CardinDMD$12,400$17,000
    Tom CarperDDE$36,475$39,000
    Bob CaseyDPA$61,050$34,897
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$250,850$84,600
    Daniel CoatsRIN$77,650$21,000
    Tom CoburnROK$22,000$22,500
    William Thad CochranRMS$30,600$38,000
    Susan M. CollinsRME$83,450$53,500
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$11,000$39,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,250$14,750
    Bob CorkerRTN$148,580$60,250
    John CornynRTX$86,550$41,100
    Mike CrapoRID$44,735$23,478
    Jim DeMintRSC$46,635$53,500
    Dick DurbinDIL$67,699$83,000
    John EnsignRNV$2,000$1,000
    Mike EnziRWY$43,600$11,000
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$42,000$8,500
    Al FrankenDMN$18,650$600
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$88,185$40,250
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$36,842$32,750
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$66,000$65,123
    Kay R. HaganDNC$23,583$19,000
    Tom HarkinDIA$42,185$17,490
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$59,633$41,500
    John HoevenRND$46,850$23,500
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,800$10,600
    Jim InhofeROK$31,000$25,500
    Dan InouyeDHI$5,250$43,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$114,200$60,050
    Mike JohannsRNE$86,948$52,950
    Ron JohnsonRWI$91,750$1,000
    Tim JohnsonDSD$10,000$17,900
    John F. KerryDMA$15,700$47,500
    Mark KirkRIL$160,435$28,950
    Amy KlobucharDMN$137,135$9,500
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$7,000$1,000
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$56,700$14,500
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$8,000$92,600
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$31,700$2,000
    Mike LeeRUT$4,000$9,000
    Carl LevinDMI$35,400$5,600
    Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$-7,000
    Dick LugarRIN$88,633$15,000
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$32,500$72,450
    John McCainRAZ$34,100$42,000
    Claire McCaskillDMO$69,200$111,518
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$157,825$156,779
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$43,200$34,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$6,500$16,000
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$19,265$39,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$74,350$162,697
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$42,035$37,900
    Patty MurrayDWA$77,940$78,250
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$47,625$50,500
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$33,500$85,500
    Rand PaulRKY$25,100$750
    Rob PortmanROH$137,340$30,300
    Mark L. PryorDAR$47,700$61,500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,500$6,500
    Harry ReidDNV$68,935$71,400
    Jim RischRID$32,567$20,500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$110,900$48,630
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$3,250$36,561
    Marco RubioRFL$79,410$42,700
    Bernie SandersIVT$300$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$95,635$42,900
    Jeff SessionsRAL$51,003$32,500
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,583$9,750
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$20,000$30,400
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$51,933$37,750
    Debbie StabenowDMI$101,750$8,250
    Jon TesterDMT$37,500$22,050
    John ThuneRSD$103,150$72,985
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$113,452$5,500
    Mark UdallDCO$71,950$12,750
    Tom UdallDNM$6,583$33,000
    David VitterRLA$69,600$2,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$72,000$112,213
    Jim WebbDVA$6,000$23,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,500$2,500
    Roger F. WickerRMS$80,383$99,300
    Ron WydenDOR$50,900$52,300

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,499,504
    Trucking companies & services$1,853,559
    Hardware & building materials stores$1,036,749
    Beer$869,880
    Paper & pulp mills and paper manufacturing$784,864
    Confectionery processors & manufacturers$141,650

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Railroads$3,735,501
    Trucking companies & services$1,853,559
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