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S. 717 - Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act

Energy. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a pilot program to award grants to nonprofit organizations for the purpose of retrofitting nonprofit buildings with energy-efficiency improvements. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act

S. 717 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a pilot program to award grants to nonprofit organizations for the purpose of retrofitting nonprofit buildings with energy-efficiency improvements. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a pilot program to award grants to nonprofit organizations for the purpose of retrofitting nonprofit buildings with energy-efficiency improvements.
Other Titles
  • Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act
  • Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act
Sponsor
Amy Klobuchar
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Building construction
  • Educational facilities and institutions
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Lighting and heating
  • Religion
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
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    Major Actions
    Introduced4/11/2013
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced4/11/2013
    4/11/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
    4/11/2013Introduced in Senate
    6/25/2013Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-70.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    27 times as much
    $608,465
    $5,262,910
    $531,200
    $6,402,575
    $38,300
    $80,700
    $113,922
    $232,922

    opposed this bill

    12 Organizations Supported and 7 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act

    12 organizations supported this bill

    American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
    ASHRAE (2013, June 28). Innovative Energy Efficiency Bills Spotlighted in U.S. Senate Subcommittee Hearing. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from ASHRAE: Government Affairs.
    Association of Art Museum Directors
    Orthodox Union Advocacy Center (2013, June 26). Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S.717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Orthodox Union.
    Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
    Orthodox Union Advocacy Center (2013, June 26). Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S.717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Orthodox Union.
    Friends Committee on National Legislation
    Orthodox Union Advocacy Center (2013, June 26). Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S.717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Orthodox Union.
    Interfaith Power & Light
    Orthodox Union Advocacy Center (2013, June 26). Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S.717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Orthodox Union.
    Jewish Federations of North America
    Orthodox Union Advocacy Center (2013, June 26). Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S.717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Orthodox Union.
    Mass Audubon
    Clarke, John J. (2013, September 3). Letter to Senator Markey. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Mass Audubon.
    National Council of Churches
    Orthodox Union Advocacy Center (2013, June 26). Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S.717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Orthodox Union.
    Seventh-day Adventist Church
    Orthodox Union Advocacy Center (2013, June 26). Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S.717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Orthodox Union.
    Sojourners
    Orthodox Union Advocacy Center (2013, June 26). Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S.717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Orthodox Union.
    Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America
    Orthodox Union Advocacy Center (2013, June 26). Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S.717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Orthodox Union.
    United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
    Orthodox Union Advocacy Center (2013, June 26). Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S.717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Orthodox Union.

    7 organizations opposed this bill

    American Civil Liberties Union
    (2013, June 25). Letter on S. 717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from ACLU.
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State
    (2013, June 25). Letter on S. 717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from ACLU.
    Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
    (2013, June 25). Letter on S. 717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from ACLU.
    Hindu American Foundation
    (2013, June 25). Letter on S. 717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from ACLU.
    Interfaith Alliance
    (2013, June 25). Letter on S. 717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from ACLU.
    National Association of State Energy Officials
    Sylvia, Mark (2013, June 25). Testimony of Mark Sylvia, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
    Union for Reform Judaism
    (2013, June 25). Letter on S. 717. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from ACLU.

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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$25,100$4,250
    Kelly AyotteRNH$7,650$700
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$172,912$3,000
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
    Max BaucusDMT$250$0
    Mark BegichDAK$126,121$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$181,861$12,050
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$85,406$1,250
    Roy BluntRMO$20,700$5,600
    John BoozmanRAR$2,750$500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$203,967$4,400
    Sherrod BrownDOH$157,141$2,750
    Richard BurrRNC$21,000$497
    Maria CantwellDWA$129,163$1,500
    Ben CardinDMD$15,608$5,750
    Tom CarperDDE$14,300$250
    Bob CaseyDPA$46,054$5,700
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$5,000$2,500
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$2,400
    William Thad CochranRMS$19,600$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$41,050$5,200
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$45,827$3,400
    Bob CorkerRTN$7,950$4,000
    John CornynRTX$7,650$13,000
    William M. CowanDMA$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,800$0
    Ted CruzRTX$3,750$9,700
    Joe DonnellyDIN$44,125$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$79,611$1,600
    Mike EnziRWY$5,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,300$1,000
    Deb FischerRNE$1,750$250
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,406$500
    Al FrankenDMN$131,617$2,550
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$130,500$9,750
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$42,563$4,350
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$17,400$500
    Kay R. HaganDNC$274,410$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$7,500$-1,750
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$6,000$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$318,292$9,150
    Heidi HeitkampDND$7,497$0
    Dean HellerRNV$9,000$500
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$44,976$0
    John HoevenRND$7,000$0
    Jim InhofeROK$2,250$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$22,800$3,400
    Mike JohannsRNE$500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$2,750$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$1,500$0
    Tim KaineDVA$297,351$14,250
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$40,320$0
    Mark KirkRIL$29,400$250
    Amy KlobucharDMN$21,633$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$106,276$500
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$23,350$1,000
    Mike LeeRUT$1,500$500
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$54,650$2,400
    John McCainRAZ$5,150$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$20,200$16,150
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$12,900$750
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$34,275$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$158,549$250
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$22,300$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$4,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$30,750$2,750
    Chris MurphyDCT$173,196$2,950
    Patty MurrayDWA$122,257$750
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$80,332$6,100
    Rand PaulRKY$6,250$5,000
    Rob PortmanROH$67,016$6,450
    Mark L. PryorDAR$66,800$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,075$0
    Harry ReidDNV$172,939$1,550
    Jim RischRID$1,000$1,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$17,200$1,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$6,400$0
    Marco RubioRFL$49,803$900
    Bernie SandersIVT$56,122$1,450
    Brian SchatzDHI$152,604$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$80,950$850
    Tim ScottRSC$19,200$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$11,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$235,763$3,250
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$6,400$4,225
    Debbie StabenowDMI$43,775$1,000
    Jon TesterDMT$280,385$8,750
    John ThuneRSD$21,265$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$44,100$2,500
    Mark UdallDCO$630,037$6,200
    Tom UdallDNM$177,944$3,600
    David VitterRLA$37,750$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$68,438$250
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$222,997$10,650
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$97,666$2,000
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,050$0
    Ron WydenDOR$26,900$3,500

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$25,100$4,250
    Kelly AyotteRNH$7,650$700
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$172,912$3,000
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
    Max BaucusDMT$250$0
    Mark BegichDAK$126,121$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$181,861$12,050
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$85,406$1,250
    Roy BluntRMO$20,700$5,600
    John BoozmanRAR$2,750$500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$203,967$4,400
    Sherrod BrownDOH$157,141$2,750
    Richard BurrRNC$21,000$497
    Maria CantwellDWA$129,163$1,500
    Ben CardinDMD$15,608$5,750
    Tom CarperDDE$14,300$250
    Bob CaseyDPA$46,054$5,700
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$5,000$2,500
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$2,400
    William Thad CochranRMS$19,600$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$41,050$5,200
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$45,827$3,400
    Bob CorkerRTN$7,950$4,000
    John CornynRTX$7,650$13,000
    William M. CowanDMA$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,800$0
    Ted CruzRTX$3,750$9,700
    Joe DonnellyDIN$44,125$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$79,611$1,600
    Mike EnziRWY$5,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,300$1,000
    Deb FischerRNE$1,750$250
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,406$500
    Al FrankenDMN$131,617$2,550
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$130,500$9,750
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$42,563$4,350
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$17,400$500
    Kay R. HaganDNC$274,410$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$7,500$-1,750
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$6,000$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$318,292$9,150
    Heidi HeitkampDND$7,497$0
    Dean HellerRNV$9,000$500
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$44,976$0
    John HoevenRND$7,000$0
    Jim InhofeROK$2,250$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$22,800$3,400
    Mike JohannsRNE$500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$2,750$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$1,500$0
    Tim KaineDVA$297,351$14,250
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$40,320$0
    Mark KirkRIL$29,400$250
    Amy KlobucharDMN$21,633$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$106,276$500
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$23,350$1,000
    Mike LeeRUT$1,500$500
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$54,650$2,400
    John McCainRAZ$5,150$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$20,200$16,150
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$12,900$750
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$34,275$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$158,549$250
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$22,300$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$4,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$30,750$2,750
    Chris MurphyDCT$173,196$2,950
    Patty MurrayDWA$122,257$750
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$80,332$6,100
    Rand PaulRKY$6,250$5,000
    Rob PortmanROH$67,016$6,450
    Mark L. PryorDAR$66,800$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,075$0
    Harry ReidDNV$172,939$1,550
    Jim RischRID$1,000$1,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$17,200$1,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$6,400$0
    Marco RubioRFL$49,803$900
    Bernie SandersIVT$56,122$1,450
    Brian SchatzDHI$152,604$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$80,950$850
    Tim ScottRSC$19,200$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$11,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$235,763$3,250
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$6,400$4,225
    Debbie StabenowDMI$43,775$1,000
    Jon TesterDMT$280,385$8,750
    John ThuneRSD$21,265$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$44,100$2,500
    Mark UdallDCO$630,037$6,200
    Tom UdallDNM$177,944$3,600
    David VitterRLA$37,750$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$68,438$250
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$222,997$10,650
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$97,666$2,000
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,050$0
    Ron WydenDOR$26,900$3,500

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Environmental policy$5,262,910
    Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$608,465
    Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$531,200
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$469,949

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$469,949
    Public official (elected or appointed)$113,922
    Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$80,700
    Human Rights$38,300
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