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S. 1135 - FRAC Act

Environmental protection. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to repeal a certain exemption for hydraulic fracturing, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

FRAC Act

S. 1135 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to repeal a certain exemption for hydraulic fracturing, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to repeal a certain exemption for hydraulic fracturing, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • FRAC Act
  • Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act
  • FRAC Act
Sponsor
Robert P. Casey, Jr.
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Business records
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Government information and archives
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Health information and medical records
  • Oil and gas
  • State and local government operations
  • Water quality
  • Water use and supply
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Major Actions
Introduced6/11/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/11/2013
6/11/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
6/11/2013Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

68 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
FRAC Act

68 organizations supported this bill

350 Bay Area
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
350.org
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Alaska Wilderness League
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
American Rivers
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Appalachian Voices
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Baldwin Hills Oil Watch
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Breast Cancer Action
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
buddhist peace fellowship
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
californians for western wilderness
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Center for Biological Diversity
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Center for Effective Government
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
center for health environment and justice
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Chesapeake Climate Action Network
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Citizens Campaign for the Environment
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Citizens Climate Lobby
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Citizens for Responsible Oil & Gas
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
clean air council
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
clean ocean action
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Clean Water Action
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Climate Mama
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Delaware Riverkeeper Network
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Earth Day Network
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Earthjustice
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
EarthWorks
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
EcoEquity
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
EcoFlight
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Endocrine Disruption Exchange
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Energy Action Coalition
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Environment America
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Environment California
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Environmental Action
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Environmental Working Group
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Friends of Blackwater
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Grassroots Coalition
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
great old broads for wilderness
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
GreenFaith
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Interfaith Power & Light
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Labor Network for Sustainability
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
League of Conservation Voters
Sammy Roth (2013, August 9). Common-Sense Bills Would Close Unwarranted Loopholes for Fracking. Retrieved October 9, 2013, from PSR.
los padres forestwatch
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
MoveOn.org
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Sammy Roth (2013, August 9). Common-Sense Bills Would Close Unwarranted Loopholes for Fracking. Retrieved October 9, 2013, from PSR.
nature abounds
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Oil Change International
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Sammy Roth (2013, August 9). Common-Sense Bills Would Close Unwarranted Loopholes for Fracking. Retrieved October 9, 2013, from PSR.
Physicians Scientists & Engineers for Healthy Energy
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Potomac Riverkeeper
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Rocky Mountain Wild
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Safe Climate Campaign
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
San Diego 350
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Save With Sunlight
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Shalom Center
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Shenandoah Riverkeeper
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Sierra Club
Sammy Roth (2013, August 9). Common-Sense Bills Would Close Unwarranted Loopholes for Fracking. Retrieved October 9, 2013, from PSR.
SLO Clean Water Action
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Solaria
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Southern Environmental Law Center
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Sustainable Marin
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
U.S. Climate Action Network
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
United for Action
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
WE ACT for Environmental Justice
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Western Organization of Resource Councils
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
WildEarth Guardians
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.
Wilderness Society
undersigned organizations (2013, August 5). 206 Groups Support Legislation to End Loopholes for Oil and Gas Pollution. Retrieved December 13, 2013, from Center for Effective Government.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$48,150$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$28,050$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$772,313$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$36,900$0
Mark BegichDAK$463,574$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$372,400$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$73,256$0
Roy BluntRMO$41,850$0
John BoozmanRAR$21,400$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$609,354$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$585,063$0
Richard BurrRNC$18,740$0
Maria CantwellDWA$266,652$0
Ben CardinDMD$78,775$0
Tom CarperDDE$29,550$0
Bob CaseyDPA$134,217$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$19,750$0
Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$12,900$0
Tom CoburnROK$7,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$20,700$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$68,447$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$185,046$0
Bob CorkerRTN$22,600$0
John CornynRTX$11,250$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$4,300$0
Ted CruzRTX$13,850$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$142,669$0
Dick DurbinDIL$175,254$0
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$67,644$0
Deb FischerRNE$16,500$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$31,550$0
Al FrankenDMN$438,980$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$397,650$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$58,263$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$93,750$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$456,207$0
Tom HarkinDIA$26,153$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$54,718$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$550,042$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$81,300$0
Dean HellerRNV$32,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$228,533$0
John HoevenRND$29,150$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,250$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$20,300$0
Mike JohannsRNE$5,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,900$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$15,550$0
Tim KaineDVA$609,312$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$85,985$0
Mark KirkRIL$48,870$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$82,163$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$316,396$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$79,625$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$109,415$0
John McCainRAZ$21,750$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$224,308$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$52,700$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$104,200$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$282,952$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$29,550$0
Jerry MoranRKS$35,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$133,933$0
Chris MurphyDCT$502,064$0
Patty MurrayDWA$337,088$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$188,876$0
Rand PaulRKY$8,700$0
Rob PortmanROH$63,140$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$196,145$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$32,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$478,588$0
Jim RischRID$3,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$25,739$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$6,400$0
Marco RubioRFL$60,333$0
Bernie SandersIVT$328,927$0
Brian SchatzDHI$230,485$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$149,228$0
Tim ScottRSC$17,400$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$412,687$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$9,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$182,001$0
Jon TesterDMT$452,802$0
John ThuneRSD$75,350$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$72,583$0
Mark UdallDCO$1,034,045$0
Tom UdallDNM$292,283$0
David VitterRLA$31,650$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$134,652$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,588,614$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$124,940$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$10,950$0
Ron WydenDOR$109,057$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$48,150$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$28,050$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$772,313$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$36,900$0
Mark BegichDAK$463,574$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$372,400$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$73,256$0
Roy BluntRMO$41,850$0
John BoozmanRAR$21,400$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$609,354$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$585,063$0
Richard BurrRNC$18,740$0
Maria CantwellDWA$266,652$0
Ben CardinDMD$78,775$0
Tom CarperDDE$29,550$0
Bob CaseyDPA$134,217$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$19,750$0
Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$12,900$0
Tom CoburnROK$7,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$20,700$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$68,447$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$185,046$0
Bob CorkerRTN$22,600$0
John CornynRTX$11,250$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$4,300$0
Ted CruzRTX$13,850$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$142,669$0
Dick DurbinDIL$175,254$0
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$67,644$0
Deb FischerRNE$16,500$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$31,550$0
Al FrankenDMN$438,980$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$397,650$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$58,263$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$93,750$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$456,207$0
Tom HarkinDIA$26,153$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$54,718$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$550,042$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$81,300$0
Dean HellerRNV$32,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$228,533$0
John HoevenRND$29,150$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,250$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$20,300$0
Mike JohannsRNE$5,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,900$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$15,550$0
Tim KaineDVA$609,312$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$85,985$0
Mark KirkRIL$48,870$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$82,163$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$316,396$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$79,625$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$109,415$0
John McCainRAZ$21,750$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$224,308$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$52,700$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$104,200$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$282,952$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$29,550$0
Jerry MoranRKS$35,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$133,933$0
Chris MurphyDCT$502,064$0
Patty MurrayDWA$337,088$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$188,876$0
Rand PaulRKY$8,700$0
Rob PortmanROH$63,140$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$196,145$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$32,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$478,588$0
Jim RischRID$3,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$25,739$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$6,400$0
Marco RubioRFL$60,333$0
Bernie SandersIVT$328,927$0
Brian SchatzDHI$230,485$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$149,228$0
Tim ScottRSC$17,400$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$412,687$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$9,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$182,001$0
Jon TesterDMT$452,802$0
John ThuneRSD$75,350$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$72,583$0
Mark UdallDCO$1,034,045$0
Tom UdallDNM$292,283$0
David VitterRLA$31,650$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$134,652$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,588,614$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$124,940$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$10,950$0
Ron WydenDOR$109,057$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$6,929,704
Environmental policy$5,262,910
Alternate energy production & services$1,912,263
Minority/Ethnic Groups$767,126
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$469,949
Fishing$468,329
Health & welfare policy$360,505
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$80,700
Consumer groups$8,650

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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