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S. 838 - Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act

Environmental protection. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to clarify the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency with respect to certain sporting good articles, and to exempt those articles from a definition under that Act. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act

S. 838 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to clarify the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency with respect to certain sporting good articles, and to exempt those articles from a definition under that Act. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to clarify the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency with respect to certain sporting good articles, and to exempt those articles from a definition under that Act.
Other Titles
  • Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act
Sponsor
Jon Tester
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Outdoor recreation
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced4/14/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/14/2011
4/14/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$1,026,183
$448,346
$11,052
$1,485,581
115% more
$3,196,626
$3,196,626

opposed this bill

4 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act

4 organizations supported this bill

American Sportfishing Association
ASA (2011, April 25). Act Now! Support the Hunting, Fishing and Recreational Shooting Sports Protection Act – S. 838 and H.R. 1558 Help stop unreasonable bans on fishing tackle. Retrieved June 28, 2011, from ASA.
National Rifle Association
NRA (2011, April 22). Legislation Introduced To Protect Lead Based Ammo And Fishing Tackle. Retrieved June 28, 2011, from NRA.
National Shooting Sports Foundation
Novin, Ted (2011, April 18). Bill to Protect Traditional Ammunition Introduced in Senate. Retrieved April 20, 2011, from NSSF.
Safari Club International
HDF (n.d.). H.R.1558/S.$838 Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act H.R.1445 Outdoor Sports Protection Act. Retrieved June 28, 2011, from Hunter Defense Fund.

1 organization opposed this bill

American Bird Conservancy
ABC (2011, May 20). Growing Endorsements of Non-Toxic Ammunition Makes Congressional Support For Lead Bullets and Shot Untenable. Retrieved June 28, 2011, from ABC.

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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$16,300$3,500
Kelly AyotteRNH$25,850$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$47,849$0
Max BaucusDMT$9,800$18,200
Mark BegichDAK$37,750$88,199
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$167,011
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$52,856
Roy BluntRMO$31,735$0
John BoozmanRAR$19,035$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$7,000$252,022
Scott P. BrownRMA$83,645$7,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$117,621
Richard BurrRNC$30,400$15,550
Maria CantwellDWA$44,600$107,313
Ben CardinDMD$0$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$0$8,800
Bob CaseyDPA$0$28,004
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$52,850$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$6,003$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$2,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$5,650$19,600
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$18,377
Bob CorkerRTN$9,390$0
John CornynRTX$66,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$21,602$2,300
Jim DeMintRSC$9,504$8,950
Dick DurbinDIL$2,500$28,210
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$8,450$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,000$16,350
Al FrankenDMN$0$151,286
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$9,500$98,234
Lindsey GrahamRSC$23,316$3,550
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,850$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,250$63,714
Tom HarkinDIA$5,000$11,815
Orrin G. HatchRUT$12,000$1,000
John HoevenRND$17,000$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$2,300
Jim InhofeROK$25,250$0
Dan InouyeDHI$8,950$3,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,650$6,400
Mike JohannsRNE$12,050$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$29,000$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,500$11,550
John F. KerryDMA$0$5,120
Mark KirkRIL$12,400$18,910
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$12,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,500$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,750$3,166
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$6,000$22,403
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$24,000
Mike LeeRUT$11,300$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$22,145
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$15,024
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$17,700$39,900
John McCainRAZ$21,350$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$7,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$42,750$4,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$14,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$250$100,807
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,500$9,800
Jerry MoranRKS$17,400$500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$97,473$15,850
Patty MurrayDWA$98,600$99,257
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$7,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$7,000$70,182
Rand PaulRKY$13,471$0
Rob PortmanROH$39,850$14,200
Mark L. PryorDAR$3,500$3,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$7,960
Harry ReidDNV$19,250$148,889
Jim RischRID$22,750$3,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$22,050$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$36,000
Marco RubioRFL$64,639$6,000
Bernie SandersIVT$250$48,890
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$48,450
Jeff SessionsRAL$25,756$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$6,000$93,867
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,450$4,700
Olympia J. SnoweRME$6,600$30,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$6,000$33,225
Jon TesterDMT$4,000$271,035
John ThuneRSD$43,950$7,400
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$69,360$31,550
Mark UdallDCO$1,500$301,255
Tom UdallDNM$0$144,338
David VitterRLA$24,153$30,100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,000$10,383
Jim WebbDVA$1,500$4,400
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$87,483
Roger F. WickerRMS$28,350$4,300
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$10,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$16,300$3,500
Kelly AyotteRNH$25,850$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$47,849$0
Max BaucusDMT$9,800$18,200
Mark BegichDAK$37,750$88,199
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$167,011
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$52,856
Roy BluntRMO$31,735$0
John BoozmanRAR$19,035$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$7,000$252,022
Scott P. BrownRMA$83,645$7,300
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$117,621
Richard BurrRNC$30,400$15,550
Maria CantwellDWA$44,600$107,313
Ben CardinDMD$0$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$0$8,800
Bob CaseyDPA$0$28,004
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$52,850$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$6,003$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$2,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$5,650$19,600
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$18,377
Bob CorkerRTN$9,390$0
John CornynRTX$66,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$21,602$2,300
Jim DeMintRSC$9,504$8,950
Dick DurbinDIL$2,500$28,210
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$8,450$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,000$16,350
Al FrankenDMN$0$151,286
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$9,500$98,234
Lindsey GrahamRSC$23,316$3,550
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,850$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,250$63,714
Tom HarkinDIA$5,000$11,815
Orrin G. HatchRUT$12,000$1,000
John HoevenRND$17,000$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$2,300
Jim InhofeROK$25,250$0
Dan InouyeDHI$8,950$3,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,650$6,400
Mike JohannsRNE$12,050$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$29,000$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,500$11,550
John F. KerryDMA$0$5,120
Mark KirkRIL$12,400$18,910
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$12,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,500$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,750$3,166
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$6,000$22,403
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$24,000
Mike LeeRUT$11,300$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$22,145
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$15,024
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$17,700$39,900
John McCainRAZ$21,350$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$7,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$42,750$4,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$14,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$250$100,807
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,500$9,800
Jerry MoranRKS$17,400$500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$97,473$15,850
Patty MurrayDWA$98,600$99,257
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$7,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$7,000$70,182
Rand PaulRKY$13,471$0
Rob PortmanROH$39,850$14,200
Mark L. PryorDAR$3,500$3,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$7,960
Harry ReidDNV$19,250$148,889
Jim RischRID$22,750$3,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$22,050$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$36,000
Marco RubioRFL$64,639$6,000
Bernie SandersIVT$250$48,890
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$48,450
Jeff SessionsRAL$25,756$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$6,000$93,867
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,450$4,700
Olympia J. SnoweRME$6,600$30,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$6,000$33,225
Jon TesterDMT$4,000$271,035
John ThuneRSD$43,950$7,400
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$69,360$31,550
Mark UdallDCO$1,500$301,255
Tom UdallDNM$0$144,338
David VitterRLA$24,153$30,100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,000$10,383
Jim WebbDVA$1,500$4,400
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$87,483
Roger F. WickerRMS$28,350$4,300
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$10,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Pro-Guns$1,026,183
Fishing$448,346
Hunting & wildlife$11,052

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$3,196,626
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