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S. 112 - Common Sense in Species Protection Act of 2015

Environmental protection. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior to publish and make available for public comment a draft economic analysis at the time a proposed rule to designate critical habitat is published. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Common Sense in Species Protection Act of 2015

S. 112 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior to publish and make available for public comment a draft economic analysis at the time a proposed rule to designate critical habitat is published. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior to publish and make available for public comment a draft economic analysis at the time a proposed rule to designate critical habitat is published.
Other Titles
  • Common Sense in Species Protection Act of 2015
  • Common Sense in Species Protection Act of 2015
Sponsor
Dean Heller
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Environmental protection
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Department of Commerce
    • Department of the Interior
    • Economic performance and conditions
    • Endangered and threatened species
    • Land use and conservation
    • State and local finance
    • Unemployment
    • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced1/07/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/07/2015
    1/07/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
    1/07/2015Introduced in Senate
    5/06/2015Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $0
    $5,398,859
    $370,120
    $750
    $343,590
    $6,113,319
    0 Organizations Supported and 22 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Common Sense in Species Protection Act of 2015

    0 organizations supported this bill

    22 organizations opposed this bill

    American Bird Conservancy
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Animal Welfare Institute
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Born Free USA
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Center for Biological Diversity
    Center for Biological Diversity (2015, May 6). Senate Republicans Take Aim at Endangered Species Act. Retrieved May 6, 2015, from Center for Biological Diversity.
    Center for Food Safety
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Clean Water Action
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Defenders of Wildlife
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Earth Island Institute
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Earthjustice
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Endangered Species Coalition
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Humane Society of the United States
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    International Federation of Fly Fishers
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    International Fund for Animal Welfare
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    League of Conservation Voters
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    National Audubon Society
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Oceana
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Sierra Club
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Southern Environment Defense Council
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    WildEarth Guardians
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.
    Wilderness Society
    Undersigned (2015, May 5). Opposition Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Sierra Club.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, 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
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$19,100
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$35,400
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$167,716
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$475,313
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$97,879
    Roy BluntRMO$0$5,700
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$204,212
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$500
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$121,871
    Richard BurrRNC$0$9,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$182,052
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$5,000
    Ben CardinDMD$0$11,275
    Tom CarperDDE$0$6,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$35,004
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$38,300
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$19,850
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$44,650
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$21,400
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$2,500
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Tom CottonRAR$0$2,600
    Mike CrapoRID$0$5,000
    Ted CruzRTX$0$1,250
    Steve DainesRMT$0$1,000
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$31,596
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$64,261
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$25,850
    Deb FischerRNE$0$5,000
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$5,000
    Al FrankenDMN$0$116,238
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$750
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$57,600
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$41,663
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$3,500
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$287,819
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$2,000
    Dean HellerRNV$0$6,000
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$38,426
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$500
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$7,500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$0$309,663
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$43,570
    Mark KirkRIL$0$10,250
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$15,150
    James LankfordROK$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$40,518
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$3,500
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$383,481
    John McCainRAZ$0$6,650
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$9,500
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$7,500
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$16,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$162,005
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$16,250
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$7,170
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$69,600
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$123,496
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$162,678
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$80,882
    Rand PaulRKY$0$40
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$517,639
    Rob PortmanROH$0$29,060
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$21,200
    Harry ReidDNV$0$21,500
    Jim RischRID$0$2,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$20,263
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$52,897
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$309,789
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$130,679
    Tim ScottRSC$0$8,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$232,813
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$2,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$44,975
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$19,500
    Jon TesterDMT$0$269,985
    John ThuneRSD$0$10,925
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$13,500
    Tom UdallDNM$0$183,144
    David VitterRLA$0$24,300
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$58,738
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$184,496
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$130,060
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$6,500
    Ron WydenDOR$0$143,678

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$19,100
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$35,400
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$167,716
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$475,313
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$97,879
    Roy BluntRMO$0$5,700
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$204,212
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$500
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$121,871
    Richard BurrRNC$0$9,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$182,052
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$5,000
    Ben CardinDMD$0$11,275
    Tom CarperDDE$0$6,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$35,004
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$38,300
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$19,850
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$44,650
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$21,400
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$2,500
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Tom CottonRAR$0$2,600
    Mike CrapoRID$0$5,000
    Ted CruzRTX$0$1,250
    Steve DainesRMT$0$1,000
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$31,596
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$64,261
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$25,850
    Deb FischerRNE$0$5,000
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$5,000
    Al FrankenDMN$0$116,238
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$750
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$57,600
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$41,663
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$3,500
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$287,819
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$2,000
    Dean HellerRNV$0$6,000
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$38,426
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$500
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$7,500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$0$309,663
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$43,570
    Mark KirkRIL$0$10,250
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$15,150
    James LankfordROK$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$40,518
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$3,500
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$383,481
    John McCainRAZ$0$6,650
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$9,500
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$7,500
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$16,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$162,005
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$16,250
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$7,170
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$69,600
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$123,496
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$162,678
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$80,882
    Rand PaulRKY$0$40
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$517,639
    Rob PortmanROH$0$29,060
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$21,200
    Harry ReidDNV$0$21,500
    Jim RischRID$0$2,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$20,263
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$52,897
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$309,789
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$130,679
    Tim ScottRSC$0$8,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$232,813
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$2,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$44,975
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$19,500
    Jon TesterDMT$0$269,985
    John ThuneRSD$0$10,925
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$13,500
    Tom UdallDNM$0$183,144
    David VitterRLA$0$24,300
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$58,738
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$184,496
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$130,060
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$6,500
    Ron WydenDOR$0$143,678

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Environmental policy$5,398,859
    Animal Rights$370,120
    Fishing$343,590
    Consumer groups$750
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