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S. 1807 - Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2013

Environmental protection. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to eliminate the corn ethanol mandate for renewable fuel, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2013

S. 1807 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to eliminate the corn ethanol mandate for renewable fuel, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to eliminate the corn ethanol mandate for renewable fuel, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2013
  • Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2013
Sponsor
Dianne Feinstein
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Air quality
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Motor fuels
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Major Actions
Introduced12/12/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced12/12/2013
12/12/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
12/12/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
12/12/2013Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

45 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2013

45 organizations supported this bill

ActionAid USA
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
American Bakers Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
American Frozen Food Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
American Petroleum Institute
Carroll, Carlton (2013, December 12). API: Senate RFS Reform Bill a Positive Step for Consumers. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from American Petroleum Institute.
American Sportfishing Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Association of Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchisees
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
Boat Owners Association of the United States
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
California Dairy Campaign
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
California League of Food Processors
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
Clean Air Task Force
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
Dairy Producers of New Mexico
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Dairy Producers of Utah
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Environmental Working Group
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
freedom action
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Georgia Poultry Federation
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Grocery Manufacturers Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Idaho Dairymen's Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
International Dairy Foods Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
International Foodservice Distributors Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Milk Producers Council
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
National Chicken Council
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
National Council of Chain Restaurants
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
National Franchisee Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
National Frozen Pizza Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
National Grocers Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
National Marine Manufacturers Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
National Restaurant Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
National Taxpayers Union
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
National Turkey Federation
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
nevada dairy commission
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
North American Meat Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
North American Meat Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Oregon Dairy Farmers Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Oxfam America
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
R Street Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
Snack Food Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
Southeast Milk
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Specialty Equipment Market Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Taxpayers for Common Sense
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.
washington state dairy federation
undersigned organizations (2013, December 12). Letter Supporting the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Western United Dairymen
undersigned organizations (2013, December 10). Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Turkey Federation.

4 organizations opposed this bill

Advanced Ethanol Council
Advanced Ethanol Council (2013, December 12). Advanced Ethanol Council Opposed to Feinstein RFS Proposal. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Renewable Fuels Association.
Growth Energy
Growth Energy (2013, December 12). Feinstein/Coburn Legislation Shortsighted Policy. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Growth Energy.
National Corn Growers Association
Wojcicki, Cathryn (2013, December 12). NCGA Voices Strong Opposition to Senate Bill Targeting Corn Ethanol. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from National Corn Growers Association.
Renewable Fuels Association
Renewable Fuels Association (2013, December 12). Feinstein/Coburn Bill = Oil Monopoly Protection Act. Retrieved December 17, 2013, from Renewable Fuels Association.

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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$209,685$12,000
Kelly AyotteRNH$307,321$7,800
Tammy BaldwinDWI$218,558$19,583
John BarrassoRWY$64,900$500
Max BaucusDMT$107,150$32,900
Mark BegichDAK$313,960$26,200
Michael F. BennetDCO$379,113$25,700
Richard BlumenthalDCT$89,056$750
Roy BluntRMO$805,397$76,700
Cory A. BookerDNJ$269,996$3,850
John BoozmanRAR$210,389$10,900
Barbara BoxerDCA$298,032$60,949
Sherrod BrownDOH$275,271$56,500
Richard BurrRNC$387,271$4,585
Maria CantwellDWA$237,901$88,852
Ben CardinDMD$64,425$12,500
Tom CarperDDE$109,885$7,500
Bob CaseyDPA$174,754$20,400
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$78,500$6,900
Daniel CoatsRIN$204,950$13,750
Tom CoburnROK$142,643$8,300
William Thad CochranRMS$252,440$33,750
Susan M. CollinsRME$176,836$21,897
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$113,425$12,500
Bob CorkerRTN$269,426$0
John CornynRTX$587,909$7,000
Mike CrapoRID$98,560$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,904,568$750
Joe DonnellyDIN$146,670$34,400
Dick DurbinDIL$243,143$66,350
Mike EnziRWY$83,370$1,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$219,231$33,000
Deb FischerRNE$359,687$38,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,628,167$21,100
Al FrankenDMN$244,881$57,483
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$392,598$43,350
Lindsey GrahamRSC$303,154$7,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$214,950$124,200
Kay R. HaganDNC$352,060$29,750
Tom HarkinDIA$44,235$2,500
Orrin G. HatchRUT$249,274$32,368
Martin HeinrichDNM$364,474$30,583
Heidi HeitkampDND$66,517$20,800
Dean HellerRNV$365,393$23,000
Mazie K. HironoDHI$64,876$30,525
John HoevenRND$186,775$34,500
Jim InhofeROK$145,525$6,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$290,825$7,500
Mike JohannsRNE$50,000$16,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$441,527$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$9,650$9,750
Tim KaineDVA$321,601$14,750
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$61,842$19,300
Mark KirkRIL$536,984$25,750
Amy KlobucharDMN$246,172$48,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$332,164$32,583
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$76,700$7,300
Mike LeeRUT$138,617$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$253,900$13,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$481,156$69,113
John McCainRAZ$339,948$750
Claire McCaskillDMO$160,782$37,750
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$991,893$37,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$276,127$18,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$186,049$36,225
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$58,315$0
Jerry MoranRKS$276,108$51,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$223,296$25,718
Chris MurphyDCT$194,966$9,400
Patty MurrayDWA$326,588$30,200
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$188,332$24,700
Rand PaulRKY$625,595$0
Rob PortmanROH$672,877$28,700
Mark L. PryorDAR$358,925$21,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$65,700$3,500
Harry ReidDNV$401,524$154,652
Jim RischRID$92,039$1,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$425,061$67,800
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$24,900$1,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,517,020$16,040
Bernie SandersIVT$80,797$9,650
Brian SchatzDHI$196,354$28,100
Chuck SchumerDNY$375,085$15,700
Tim ScottRSC$583,198$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$28,300$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$320,163$32,033
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$108,816$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$378,204$86,050
Jon TesterDMT$342,251$30,300
John ThuneRSD$521,935$79,450
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,032,515$7,300
Mark UdallDCO$734,047$90,442
Tom UdallDNM$268,794$19,350
David VitterRLA$524,201$2,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$195,588$8,100
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$279,816$6,533
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$127,139$2,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$180,816$1,000
Ron WydenDOR$136,300$67,907

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$209,685$12,000
Kelly AyotteRNH$307,321$7,800
Tammy BaldwinDWI$218,558$19,583
John BarrassoRWY$64,900$500
Max BaucusDMT$107,150$32,900
Mark BegichDAK$313,960$26,200
Michael F. BennetDCO$379,113$25,700
Richard BlumenthalDCT$89,056$750
Roy BluntRMO$805,397$76,700
Cory A. BookerDNJ$269,996$3,850
John BoozmanRAR$210,389$10,900
Barbara BoxerDCA$298,032$60,949
Sherrod BrownDOH$275,271$56,500
Richard BurrRNC$387,271$4,585
Maria CantwellDWA$237,901$88,852
Ben CardinDMD$64,425$12,500
Tom CarperDDE$109,885$7,500
Bob CaseyDPA$174,754$20,400
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$78,500$6,900
Daniel CoatsRIN$204,950$13,750
Tom CoburnROK$142,643$8,300
William Thad CochranRMS$252,440$33,750
Susan M. CollinsRME$176,836$21,897
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$113,425$12,500
Bob CorkerRTN$269,426$0
John CornynRTX$587,909$7,000
Mike CrapoRID$98,560$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,904,568$750
Joe DonnellyDIN$146,670$34,400
Dick DurbinDIL$243,143$66,350
Mike EnziRWY$83,370$1,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$219,231$33,000
Deb FischerRNE$359,687$38,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,628,167$21,100
Al FrankenDMN$244,881$57,483
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$392,598$43,350
Lindsey GrahamRSC$303,154$7,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$214,950$124,200
Kay R. HaganDNC$352,060$29,750
Tom HarkinDIA$44,235$2,500
Orrin G. HatchRUT$249,274$32,368
Martin HeinrichDNM$364,474$30,583
Heidi HeitkampDND$66,517$20,800
Dean HellerRNV$365,393$23,000
Mazie K. HironoDHI$64,876$30,525
John HoevenRND$186,775$34,500
Jim InhofeROK$145,525$6,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$290,825$7,500
Mike JohannsRNE$50,000$16,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$441,527$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$9,650$9,750
Tim KaineDVA$321,601$14,750
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$61,842$19,300
Mark KirkRIL$536,984$25,750
Amy KlobucharDMN$246,172$48,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$332,164$32,583
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$76,700$7,300
Mike LeeRUT$138,617$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$253,900$13,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$481,156$69,113
John McCainRAZ$339,948$750
Claire McCaskillDMO$160,782$37,750
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$991,893$37,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$276,127$18,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$186,049$36,225
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$58,315$0
Jerry MoranRKS$276,108$51,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$223,296$25,718
Chris MurphyDCT$194,966$9,400
Patty MurrayDWA$326,588$30,200
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$188,332$24,700
Rand PaulRKY$625,595$0
Rob PortmanROH$672,877$28,700
Mark L. PryorDAR$358,925$21,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$65,700$3,500
Harry ReidDNV$401,524$154,652
Jim RischRID$92,039$1,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$425,061$67,800
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$24,900$1,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,517,020$16,040
Bernie SandersIVT$80,797$9,650
Brian SchatzDHI$196,354$28,100
Chuck SchumerDNY$375,085$15,700
Tim ScottRSC$583,198$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$28,300$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$320,163$32,033
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$108,816$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$378,204$86,050
Jon TesterDMT$342,251$30,300
John ThuneRSD$521,935$79,450
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,032,515$7,300
Mark UdallDCO$734,047$90,442
Tom UdallDNM$268,794$19,350
David VitterRLA$524,201$2,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$195,588$8,100
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$279,816$6,533
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$127,139$2,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$180,816$1,000
Ron WydenDOR$136,300$67,907

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$9,043,639
Environmental policy$5,766,137
Restaurants & drinking establishments$5,037,890
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,278,005
Oil & Gas$2,090,381
Food stores$1,809,896
Milk & dairy producers$1,486,832
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$806,989
Food wholesalers$791,693
Meat processing & products$663,680
Poultry & eggs$583,715
Fishing$470,329
Health & welfare policy$399,280
Sea transport$313,773
Food & Beverage Products and Services$300,485
Pleasure boats$188,779
Fiscal & tax policy$48,650
Consumer groups$8,650

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Alternate energy production & services$1,981,626
Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$543,995
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