H.R. 3819 - Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015

Transportation and public works. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
To provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

by voice vote on October 28, 2015.

Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015

H.R. 3819 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
To provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Learn More
At OpenCongress
Title
To provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015
  • Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015
  • Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015
  • Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015
  • Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015
  • Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015
  • Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015
  • Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015
  • Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015
Sponsor
Bill Shuster
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Appropriations
  • Canada
  • Congressional oversight
  • Emergency planning and evacuation
  • Government information and archives
  • Government trust funds
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Latin America
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Marine and inland water transportation
  • Mexico
  • Motor carriers
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Public transit
  • Railroads
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Roads and highways
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Transportation employees
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Transportation safety and security
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/23/2015
Referred to Committee
House10/27/2015
Senate10/28/2015
Signed by President10/29/2015
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.10/27/2015 by voice vote
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.10/28/2015 by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/23/2015
10/23/2015Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Natural Resources, and Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
10/23/2015Introduced in House
10/26/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
10/26/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
10/27/2015Mr. Shuster moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
10/27/2015Considered under suspension of the rules.
10/27/2015DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3819.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage10/27/2015On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
10/27/2015Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/27/2015Received in the Senate, read twice.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage10/28/2015Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.
10/28/2015Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President10/29/2015Presented to President.
Signed10/29/2015Signed by President.
Enacted10/29/2015Became Public Law No: 114-73.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$165,148
$3,741,693
$635,786
$3,926,103
$442,066
$8,910,796
$0
6 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.

6 organizations supported this bill

American Chemistry Council
American Chemistry Council (2015, October 27). ACC Applauds House Action on Rail Safety Deadline and Urges Senate to Act Quickly. Retrieved October 28, 2015, from American Chemistry Council.
American Farm Bureau Federation
American Farm Bureau Federation (2015, October 26). Shutdown of rail service imminent unless lawmakers act now, farmers and railroads warn. Retrieved October 26, 2015, from American Farm Bureau Federation.
Association of American Railroads
Association of American Railroads (2015, October 28). AAR Commends Congress on Positive Train Control Extension. Retrieved October 29, 2015, from Association of American Railroads.
National Association of Chemical Distributors
National Association of Chemical Distributors (2015, October 28). NACD: Positive Train Control Extension Ensures Continued Shipment of Goods. Retrieved October 29, 2015, from PR Newswire.
National Association of Manufacturers
Micetich, Mallory (2015, October 27). House Passes Highway and Positive Train Control Legislation. Retrieved October 28, 2015, from National Association of Manufacturers.
National Farmers Union
National Farmers Union (2015, October 28). NFU Applauds the Passage of Positive Train Control Extension. Retrieved October 29, 2015, from National Farmers Union.

0 organizations opposed this bill

Need proof?

View citations of support and opposition

Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$84,800$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$140,305$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$13,250$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$85,923$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$31,250$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$57,500$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$240,425$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$125,200$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$68,350$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$18,000$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$71,005$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$93,600$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$3,900$0Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$133,950$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$47,750$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$170,015$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$124,028$0Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$149,425$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$36,000$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$128,999$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$77,950$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$178,050$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$117,076$0Yes
John CornynRTX$193,239$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$81,700$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$87,470$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$122,562$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$79,250$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$63,111$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$65,900$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$53,000$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$40,450$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$44,234$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$134,810$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$49,000$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$12,000$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$136,905$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$55,360$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$82,600$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$93,068$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$113,300$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$28,700$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$52,150$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$95,236$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,500$0Yes
John HoevenRND$76,815$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$117,150$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$147,550$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$95,990$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$93,005$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$750$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$109,150$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$60,150$0Yes
James LankfordROK$86,500$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,000$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$57,350$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$157,900$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$54,600$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$92,750$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$96,400$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$381,812$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$51,850$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$11,500$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$20,500$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$194,700$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$124,700$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$48,100$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$76,550$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$72,750$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$46,552$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$89,086$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$108,132$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$236,742$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,700$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$22,500$0Yes
Jim RischRID$27,500$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$185,239$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$78,250$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$151,090$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$1,225$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$69,850$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$70,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$119,660$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$159,625$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$52,000$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$52,450$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$41,500$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$161,925$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$48,275$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$76,550$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$107,250$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$71,500$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$242,892$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$61,750$0Yes
David VitterRLA$57,000$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$140,088$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$13,363$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,500$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$82,025$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$179,259$0Yes

Add Data Filters:

Legislator Filters
Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$84,800$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$140,305$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$13,250$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$85,923$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$31,250$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$57,500$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$240,425$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$125,200$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$68,350$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$18,000$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$71,005$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$93,600$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$3,900$0Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$133,950$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$47,750$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$170,015$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$124,028$0Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$149,425$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$36,000$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$128,999$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$77,950$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$178,050$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$117,076$0Yes
John CornynRTX$193,239$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$81,700$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$87,470$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$122,562$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$79,250$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$63,111$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$65,900$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$53,000$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$40,450$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$44,234$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$134,810$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$49,000$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$12,000$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$136,905$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$55,360$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$82,600$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$93,068$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$113,300$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$28,700$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$52,150$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$95,236$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,500$0Yes
John HoevenRND$76,815$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$117,150$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$147,550$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$95,990$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$93,005$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$750$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$109,150$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$60,150$0Yes
James LankfordROK$86,500$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,000$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$57,350$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$157,900$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$54,600$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$92,750$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$96,400$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$381,812$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$51,850$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$11,500$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$20,500$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$194,700$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$124,700$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$48,100$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$76,550$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$72,750$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$46,552$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$89,086$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$108,132$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$236,742$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,700$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$22,500$0Yes
Jim RischRID$27,500$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$185,239$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$78,250$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$151,090$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$1,225$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$69,850$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$70,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$119,660$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$159,625$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$52,000$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$52,450$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$41,500$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$161,925$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$48,275$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$76,550$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$107,250$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$71,500$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$242,892$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$61,750$0Yes
David VitterRLA$57,000$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$140,088$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$13,363$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,500$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$82,025$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$179,259$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Railroads$3,926,103
Chemicals$3,741,693
Manufacturing$635,786
Farm organizations & cooperatives$442,066
Farm bureaus$165,148

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Loading…
Date Range of Contributions
Enter a custom date range