Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 112th Congress.

S. 747 - Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2011

Transportation and public works. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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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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The bill has been introduced. 
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

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

43% more
$784,864
$1,036,749
$141,650
$2,499,504
$869,880
$5,332,647
$3,735,501
$3,735,501

opposed this bill

Railroads
Trucking companies & services (split)
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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