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S. 1600 - Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013

Energy. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013

S. 1600 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013
  • Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013
Sponsor
Lisa Murkowski
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advanced technology and technological innovations
  • Coal
  • Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of the Interior
  • Education programs funding
  • Employment and training programs
  • Energy research
  • Energy storage, supplies, demand
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Higher education
  • Intellectual property
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Manufacturing
  • Metals
  • Mining
  • Nuclear power
  • Performance measurement
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Radioactive wastes and releases
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • Strategic materials and reserves
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
  • Water quality
  • Water use and supply
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Major Actions
Introduced10/29/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/29/2013
10/29/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
10/29/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
10/29/2013Introduced in Senate
1/28/2014Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-192.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$1,429,729
$887,274
$688,212
$943,684
$2,061,667
$3,574,843
$2,306,794
$11,892,203
$0
11 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013

11 organizations supported this bill

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
Thomas, Jennifer (2014, January 28). Statement of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. Retrieved July 16, 2014, from Senate Energy Committee.
American Chemical Society
Carroll, William F. Jr. (2014, February 24). American Chemical Society Letter on S 1600. Retrieved July 16, 2014, from American Chemical Society.
American Physical Society
Malcolm R. Beasley, PhD & Tia Benson Tolle, PhD (2014, March 28). Chair Landrieu and Ranking Member Murkowski. Retrieved August 19, 2014, from Materials Research Society.
Interstate Mining Compact Commission
Conrad, Gregory E. (2014, July 1). Interstate Mining Compact Commission Letter on S 1600. Retrieved July 16, 2014, from Senate Energy Committee.
Materials Research Society
Malcolm R. Beasley, PhD & Tia Benson Tolle, PhD (2014, March 28). Chair Landrieu and Ranking Member Murkowski. Retrieved August 19, 2014, from Materials Research Society.
Molycorp
Sims, Jim (2014, January 28). Testimony on S. 1600, the Critical Minerals Policy Act. Retrieved January 29, 2014, from U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
NEMA (2013, October 20). NEMA Welcomes Bipartisan Introduction of Critical Minerals Policy Act. Retrieved January 29, 2014, from NEMA.
National Mining Association
Hal Quinn (2013, October 29). NMA Commends Wyden-Murkowski for Highlighting Need for Mineral Permit Reforms. Retrieved August 19, 2014, from NMA.
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (n.d.). Senate Committee Examines Nation’s Critical Mineral Policy. Retrieved July 16, 2014, from National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association.
Semiconductor Industry Association
Semiconductor Industry Association (2014, January 28). Testimony of the Semiconductor Industry Association on the Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013 (S 1600). Retrieved August 19, 2014, from US Senate Committee on Natural Resources.
Womens Mining Coalition
Womens Mining Coalition (n.d.). National Minerals Policy Strategic and Critical Minerals. Retrieved July 16, 2014, from Womens Mining Coalition.

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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$175,250$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$100,683$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$30,050$0
John BarrassoRWY$150,523$0
Max BaucusDMT$91,250$0
Mark BegichDAK$96,950$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$78,125$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$47,400$0
Roy BluntRMO$226,725$0
John BoozmanRAR$41,333$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$186,601$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$124,105$0
Richard BurrRNC$152,791$0
Maria CantwellDWA$35,200$0
Ben CardinDMD$59,533$0
Tom CarperDDE$200,777$0
Bob CaseyDPA$65,550$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$35,700$0
Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$112,281$0
Tom CoburnROK$20,480$0
William Thad CochranRMS$69,199$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$120,550$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$230,900$0
Bob CorkerRTN$197,150$0
John CornynRTX$284,575$0
Mike CrapoRID$116,800$0
Ted CruzRTX$185,553$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$82,811$0
Dick DurbinDIL$67,100$0
Mike EnziRWY$72,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$129,250$0
Deb FischerRNE$42,160$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$188,450$0
Al FrankenDMN$48,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$303,900$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$113,400$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$114,199$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$158,550$0
Tom HarkinDIA$7,300$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$195,800$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$56,800$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$30,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$236,170$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$29,900$0
John HoevenRND$57,050$0
Jim InhofeROK$144,600$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$178,650$0
Mike JohannsRNE$5,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$73,520$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$71,750$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$12,750$0
Mark KirkRIL$201,800$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$61,303$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$279,280$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$60,300$0
Mike LeeRUT$52,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$-80$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$259,200$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$171,706$0
John McCainRAZ$215,500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$95,700$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$430,026$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$95,850$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$74,750$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$50,350$0
Jerry MoranRKS$101,682$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$174,500$0
Chris MurphyDCT$89,128$0
Patty MurrayDWA$140,900$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,550$0
Rand PaulRKY$91,093$0
Rob PortmanROH$358,950$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$151,250$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$26,800$0
Harry ReidDNV$368,574$0
Jim RischRID$61,699$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$143,750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$34,800$0
Marco RubioRFL$153,883$0
Bernie SandersIVT$4,125$0
Brian SchatzDHI$30,885$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$186,890$0
Tim ScottRSC$122,575$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$37,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$91,300$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$69,100$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$189,232$0
Jon TesterDMT$80,200$0
John ThuneRSD$181,653$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$305,938$0
Mark UdallDCO$107,375$0
Tom UdallDNM$77,700$0
David VitterRLA$231,050$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$156,849$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$69,310$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$38,233$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$64,150$0
Ron WydenDOR$179,850$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$175,250$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$100,683$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$30,050$0
John BarrassoRWY$150,523$0
Max BaucusDMT$91,250$0
Mark BegichDAK$96,950$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$78,125$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$47,400$0
Roy BluntRMO$226,725$0
John BoozmanRAR$41,333$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$186,601$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$124,105$0
Richard BurrRNC$152,791$0
Maria CantwellDWA$35,200$0
Ben CardinDMD$59,533$0
Tom CarperDDE$200,777$0
Bob CaseyDPA$65,550$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$35,700$0
Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$112,281$0
Tom CoburnROK$20,480$0
William Thad CochranRMS$69,199$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$120,550$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$230,900$0
Bob CorkerRTN$197,150$0
John CornynRTX$284,575$0
Mike CrapoRID$116,800$0
Ted CruzRTX$185,553$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$82,811$0
Dick DurbinDIL$67,100$0
Mike EnziRWY$72,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$129,250$0
Deb FischerRNE$42,160$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$188,450$0
Al FrankenDMN$48,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$303,900$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$113,400$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$114,199$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$158,550$0
Tom HarkinDIA$7,300$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$195,800$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$56,800$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$30,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$236,170$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$29,900$0
John HoevenRND$57,050$0
Jim InhofeROK$144,600$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$178,650$0
Mike JohannsRNE$5,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$73,520$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$71,750$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$12,750$0
Mark KirkRIL$201,800$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$61,303$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$279,280$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$60,300$0
Mike LeeRUT$52,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$-80$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$259,200$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$171,706$0
John McCainRAZ$215,500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$95,700$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$430,026$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$95,850$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$74,750$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$50,350$0
Jerry MoranRKS$101,682$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$174,500$0
Chris MurphyDCT$89,128$0
Patty MurrayDWA$140,900$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,550$0
Rand PaulRKY$91,093$0
Rob PortmanROH$358,950$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$151,250$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$26,800$0
Harry ReidDNV$368,574$0
Jim RischRID$61,699$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$143,750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$34,800$0
Marco RubioRFL$153,883$0
Bernie SandersIVT$4,125$0
Brian SchatzDHI$30,885$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$186,890$0
Tim ScottRSC$122,575$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$37,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$91,300$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$69,100$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$189,232$0
Jon TesterDMT$80,200$0
John ThuneRSD$181,653$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$305,938$0
Mark UdallDCO$107,375$0
Tom UdallDNM$77,700$0
David VitterRLA$231,050$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$156,849$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$69,310$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$38,233$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$64,150$0
Ron WydenDOR$179,850$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Chemicals$3,574,843
Computer components & accessories$2,306,794
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,061,667
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,429,729
Auto manufacturers$943,684
Metal mining & processing$887,274
Mining$688,212

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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