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S. 1996 - Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014

Public lands and natural resources. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014

S. 1996 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014
  • Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014
Sponsor
Kay R. Hagan
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Public lands and natural resources
  • Agricultural practices and innovations
  • Alaska
  • Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
  • Appropriations
  • Art, artists, authorship
  • Birds
  • Budget deficits and national debt
  • Canada
  • Congressional oversight
  • Disaster relief and insurance
  • Farmland
  • Firearms and explosives
  • Floods and storm protection
  • Forests, forestry, trees
  • Government information and archives
  • Government liability
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Land transfers
  • Land use and conservation
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Mammals
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Natural disasters
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Pest management
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • State and local government operations
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • Television and film
  • User charges and fees
  • Wetlands
  • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
  • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/04/2014
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/04/2014
2/04/2014Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
2/04/2014Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar2/06/2014Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 304.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

8.7 times as much
$470,329
$274,376
$14,441
$12,922
$188,779
$1,348,853
$2,309,700
$257,030
$8,650
$265,680

opposed this bill

Animal Rights
Consumer groups
Environmental policy (split)
34 Organizations Supported and 15 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014

34 organizations supported this bill

American Sportfishing Association
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Archery Trade Association
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.)
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Boone and Crockett Club
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Bowhunting Preservation Alliance
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Campfire Club of America
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Catch-a-Dream Foundation
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Center for Coastal Conservation
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Coastal Conservation Association
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Conservation Force
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Dallas Safari Club
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Masters of Foxhounds Association
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Mule Deer Foundation
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
National Marine Manufacturers Association
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
National Shooting Sports Foundation
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
National Trappers Association
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
National Wild Turkey Federation
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
North American Bear Foundation
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
North American Grouse Partnership
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Pope and Young Club
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Quality Deer Management Association
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Ruffed Grouse Society
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Safari Club International
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Tread Lightly!
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Trout Unlimited
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Whitetails Unlimited
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Wild Sheep Foundation
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Wildlife Forever
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.
Wildlife Management Institute
undersigned (2014, February 14). S 1996 Sportsmen's Act Support Letter. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from NSSF.

15 organizations opposed this bill

Animal Legal Defense Fund
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Born Free USA
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Center for Biological Diversity
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Center for Food Safety
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Endangered Species Coalition
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Humane Society of the United States
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
humane society veterinary medical association
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
In Defense of Animals
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
los padres forestwatch
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
MOMS Advocating Sustainability
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Project Coyote
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Rainforest Action Network
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Raptors are the Solution
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Wilderness Watch
undersigned (2014, July 7). Environmental Opposition Letter to S 2363 Sportsmen's Act. Retrieved July 8, 2014, from Center for Biological Diversity.

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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$13,750$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$48,800$5,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI$5,583$6,950
John BarrassoRWY$30,099$0
Max BaucusDMT$5,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$98,164$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,000$2,250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$18,250
Roy BluntRMO$28,335$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$12,800$13,900
John BoozmanRAR$18,908$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,000$5,750
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,000$2,150
Richard BurrRNC$37,800$1,000
Maria CantwellDWA$70,400$6,900
Ben CardinDMD$3,000$4,250
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$750$7,500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,100$0
Tom CoburnROK$6,003$0
William Thad CochranRMS$38,000$3,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$2,750$6,300
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$11,390$0
John CornynRTX$83,475$0
Mike CrapoRID$19,022$0
Ted CruzRTX$93,529$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$25,229$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$6,000
Mike EnziRWY$11,300$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$13,300$4,500
Deb FischerRNE$34,350$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$38,000$0
Al FrankenDMN$333$400
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$11,000$6,750
Lindsey GrahamRSC$37,600$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$12,350$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$4,500$0
Tom HarkinDIA$2,500$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$12,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$6,000$16,500
Heidi HeitkampDND$9,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$75,483$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$37,900$0
Jim InhofeROK$49,400$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$11,700$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$43,500$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$5,500$6,250
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$33,900$5,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$26,050$23,480
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$11,600$1,000
Mike LeeRUT$19,500$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$25,700$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$12,500$500
John McCainRAZ$22,350$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$7,000$2,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$83,550$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$3,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$250$11,700
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$3,500$20,400
Jerry MoranRKS$21,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$96,473$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$105,050$5,400
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$19,768$8,000
Rand PaulRKY$80,021$0
Rob PortmanROH$54,900$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$10,750$5,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,500$3,000
Harry ReidDNV$24,650$13,700
Jim RischRID$28,900$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$46,450$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$95,989$0
Bernie SandersIVT$2,250$0
Brian SchatzDHI$11,700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$6,500$6,000
Tim ScottRSC$31,150$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$13,500$1,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$16,950$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$10,500$6,750
Jon TesterDMT$8,750$0
John ThuneRSD$61,350$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$73,060$0
Mark UdallDCO$21,950$2,650
Tom UdallDNM$0$5,250
David VitterRLA$42,403$10,500
Mark R. WarnerDVA$19,150$5,000
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$14,383$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$11,250$3,500
Roger F. WickerRMS$20,800$1,000
Ron WydenDOR$19,600$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$13,750$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$48,800$5,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI$5,583$6,950
John BarrassoRWY$30,099$0
Max BaucusDMT$5,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$98,164$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,000$2,250
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$18,250
Roy BluntRMO$28,335$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$12,800$13,900
John BoozmanRAR$18,908$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,000$5,750
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,000$2,150
Richard BurrRNC$37,800$1,000
Maria CantwellDWA$70,400$6,900
Ben CardinDMD$3,000$4,250
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$750$7,500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,100$0
Tom CoburnROK$6,003$0
William Thad CochranRMS$38,000$3,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$2,750$6,300
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$11,390$0
John CornynRTX$83,475$0
Mike CrapoRID$19,022$0
Ted CruzRTX$93,529$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$25,229$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$6,000
Mike EnziRWY$11,300$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$13,300$4,500
Deb FischerRNE$34,350$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$38,000$0
Al FrankenDMN$333$400
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$11,000$6,750
Lindsey GrahamRSC$37,600$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$12,350$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$4,500$0
Tom HarkinDIA$2,500$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$12,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$6,000$16,500
Heidi HeitkampDND$9,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$75,483$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$37,900$0
Jim InhofeROK$49,400$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$11,700$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$43,500$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$5,500$6,250
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$33,900$5,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$26,050$23,480
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$11,600$1,000
Mike LeeRUT$19,500$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$25,700$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$12,500$500
John McCainRAZ$22,350$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$7,000$2,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$83,550$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$3,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$250$11,700
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$3,500$20,400
Jerry MoranRKS$21,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$96,473$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$105,050$5,400
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$19,768$8,000
Rand PaulRKY$80,021$0
Rob PortmanROH$54,900$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$10,750$5,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,500$3,000
Harry ReidDNV$24,650$13,700
Jim RischRID$28,900$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$46,450$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$95,989$0
Bernie SandersIVT$2,250$0
Brian SchatzDHI$11,700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$6,500$6,000
Tim ScottRSC$31,150$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$13,500$1,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$16,950$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$10,500$6,750
Jon TesterDMT$8,750$0
John ThuneRSD$61,350$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$73,060$0
Mark UdallDCO$21,950$2,650
Tom UdallDNM$0$5,250
David VitterRLA$42,403$10,500
Mark R. WarnerDVA$19,150$5,000
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$14,383$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$11,250$3,500
Roger F. WickerRMS$20,800$1,000
Ron WydenDOR$19,600$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$5,766,137
Pro-Guns$1,348,853
Fishing$470,329
Sporting goods sales & manufacturing$274,376
Pleasure boats$188,779
Fisheries & wildlife$14,441
Hunting & wildlife$12,922

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$5,766,137
Animal Rights$257,030
Consumer groups$8,650
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