S. 1312 - Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015

Energy. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to modernize Federal policies regarding the supply and distribution of energy in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015

S. 1312 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to modernize Federal policies regarding the supply and distribution of energy in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to modernize Federal policies regarding the supply and distribution of energy in the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015
  • Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015
Sponsor
Lisa Murkowski
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Canada
  • Earth sciences
  • Energy storage, supplies, demand
  • Government information and archives
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Latin America
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Mexico
  • Oil and gas
  • Pipelines
  • Strategic materials and reserves
  • Trade restrictions
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Major Actions
Introduced5/12/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/12/2015
5/12/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
5/12/2015Introduced in Senate
6/09/2015Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $184,332 Against $5,250
  2. January - February 2011 For $496,646 Against $70,250
  3. March - April 2011 For $1,434,163 Against $183,442
  4. May - June 2011 For $1,265,607 Against $137,527
  5. July - August 2011 For $769,240 Against $68,626
  6. September - October 2011 For $1,232,873 Against $192,667
  7. November - December 2011 For $1,079,333 Against $147,988
  8. January - February 2012 For $724,159 Against $121,860
  9. March - April 2012 For $1,482,047 Against $206,983
  10. May - June 2012 For $1,555,449 Against $391,796
  11. July - August 2012 For $1,256,001 Against $211,948
  12. September - October 2012 For $2,575,515 Against $617,161
  13. November - December 2012 For $479,326 Against $65,974
  14. January - February 2013 For $415,569 Against $106,750
  15. March - April 2013 For $1,512,274 Against $253,173
  16. May - June 2013 For $1,375,663 Against $187,397
  17. July - August 2013 For $869,669 Against $81,556
  18. September - October 2013 For $1,345,628 Against $114,504
  19. November - December 2013 For $1,689,107 Against $105,916
  20. January - February 2014 For $1,265,870 Against $137,442
  21. March - April 2014 For $2,436,425 Against $217,326
  22. May - June 2014 For $2,422,788 Against $368,173
  23. July - August 2014 For $1,820,353 Against $200,461
  24. September - October 2014 For $4,629,975 Against $512,382
  25. November - December 2014 For $963,915 Against $17,877
  26. January - February 2015 For $652,450 Against $39,412
  27. March - April 2015 For $1,583,087 Against $112,780
  28. May - June 2015 For $1,609,663 Against $194,618
  29. July - August 2015 For $789,489 Against $59,599
  30. September - October 2015 For $1,207,926 Against $146,700
  31. November - December 2015 For $964,024 Against $133,673
  32. January - February 2016 For $791,728 Against $75,415
  33. March - April 2016 For $1,364,438 Against $193,961
  34. May - June 2016 For $2,222,686 Against $219,066
  35. July - August 2016 For $2,077,397 Against $105,260
  36. September - October 2016 For $2,792,982 Against $96,451
  37. November - December 2016 For $168,562 Against $1,975

Votes

    31 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015

    31 organizations supported this bill

    American Exploration & Production Council
    Undersigned (2015, May 13). Oil Industry Support Letter for Murkowski Heitcamp Oil Export Bill. Retrieved May 13, 2015, from American Petroleum Institute.
    American Petroleum Institute
    Undersigned (2015, May 13). Oil Industry Support Letter for Murkowski Heitcamp Oil Export Bill. Retrieved May 13, 2015, from American Petroleum Institute.
    American Rental Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    American Road & Transportation Builders Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    American Supply Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Americans for Prosperity
    Garnder, Brent (2015, May 21). AFP Supports Legislation to Repeal Ban on Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved May 21, 2015, from Americans for Prosperity.
    Associated Equipment Distributors
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Associated General Contractors of America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Association of Equipment Manufacturers
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Distribution Contractors Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Domestic Energy Producers Alliance
    Domestic Energy Producers Alliance (2015, May 14). Lift crude export ban or continue to put American energy renaissance at risk, DEPA Chairman Harold Hamm says. Retrieved June 4, 2015, from Domestic Energy Producers Alliance.
    Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Independent Petroleum Association of America
    Undersigned (2015, May 13). Oil Industry Support Letter for Murkowski Heitcamp Oil Export Bill. Retrieved May 13, 2015, from American Petroleum Institute.
    Industrial Minerals Association - North America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Laborers' International Union of North America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Metals Service Center Institute
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    National Electrical Contractors Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    National Industrial Sand Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    National Stripper Well Association
    National Stripper Well Association (2015, May 13). NSWA supports bipartisan ‘Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015’. Retrieved May 13, 2015, from National Stripper Well Association.
    National Tank Truck Carriers
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    National Utility Contractors Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Petroleum Equipment & Services Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Portland Cement Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, June 1). Shale Energy Supply Chain Industries and Workers Support Crude Oil Exports. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance.
    Producers for American Crude Oil Exports
    Undersigned (2015, May 13). Oil Industry Support Letter for Murkowski Heitcamp Oil Export Bill. Retrieved May 13, 2015, from American Petroleum Institute.
    Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
    Kerrigan, Karen (2015, June 15). Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015. Retrieved June 15, 2015, from SBE Council.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Undersigned (2015, May 13). Oil Industry Support Letter for Murkowski Heitcamp Oil Export Bill. Retrieved May 13, 2015, from American Petroleum Institute.
    U.S. Oil & Gas Association
    Undersigned (2015, May 13). Oil Industry Support Letter for Murkowski Heitcamp Oil Export Bill. Retrieved May 13, 2015, from American Petroleum Institute.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    United Steelworkers
    United Steelworkers (2015, June 20). Crude Oil Export Ban. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from United Steelworkers.

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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$299,011$19,100
    Kelly AyotteRNH$1,042,197$11,000
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$150,088$195,766
    John BarrassoRWY$496,816$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$245,105$474,313
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$79,650$78,479
    Roy BluntRMO$808,193$5,700
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$262,983$135,712
    John BoozmanRAR$176,906$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$31,500$500
    Sherrod BrownDOH$270,313$144,201
    Richard BurrRNC$656,340$8,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$59,082$136,052
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$924,874$4,500
    Ben CardinDMD$184,500$28,525
    Tom CarperDDE$116,530$8,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$268,440$51,004
    Bill CassidyRLA$1,580,618$37,300
    Daniel CoatsRIN$86,550$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$282,403$16,850
    Susan M. CollinsRME$268,466$47,050
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$107,073$21,400
    Bob CorkerRTN$520,511$0
    John CornynRTX$1,206,660$0
    Tom CottonRAR$1,938,724$2,600
    Mike CrapoRID$242,694$0
    Ted CruzRTX$3,374,562$1,250
    Steve DainesRMT$893,919$1,000
    Joe DonnellyDIN$186,266$61,796
    Dick DurbinDIL$223,800$80,261
    Mike EnziRWY$222,433$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$405,160$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$127,750$18,350
    Deb FischerRNE$556,390$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,734,699$0
    Al FrankenDMN$146,404$156,338
    Cory GardnerRCO$1,500,756$750
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$221,647$56,100
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$435,921$39,663
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$403,796$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$407,050$1,000
    Martin HeinrichDNM$146,825$297,819
    Heidi HeitkampDND$267,224$30,000
    Dean HellerRNV$666,621$6,000
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$184,499$59,426
    John HoevenRND$410,573$0
    Jim InhofeROK$633,499$500
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$416,445$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,651,141$0
    Tim KaineDVA$255,446$328,413
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$107,000$48,570
    Mark KirkRIL$577,112$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$162,682$36,150
    James LankfordROK$1,142,905$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$47,350$45,518
    Mike LeeRUT$959,934$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$337,100$8,500
    Ed MarkeyDMA$213,225$412,981
    John McCainRAZ$536,200$2,700
    Claire McCaskillDMO$205,003$28,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,569,486$3,500
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$308,750$25,500
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$122,200$170,305
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$30,700$250
    Jerry MoranRKS$294,927$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$801,439$15,550
    Chris MurphyDCT$263,350$148,496
    Patty MurrayDWA$196,808$96,578
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$226,830$81,382
    Rand PaulRKY$710,521$0
    David PerdueRGA$467,094$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$336,824$505,839
    Rob PortmanROH$1,241,584$26,310
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$95,700$21,700
    Harry ReidDNV$65,450$12,800
    Jim RischRID$196,437$1,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$618,309$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$385,581$0
    Marco RubioRFL$1,606,862$11,513
    Bernie SandersIVT$34,488$70,697
    Ben SasseRNE$965,596$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$242,500$296,989
    Chuck SchumerDNY$318,300$125,679
    Tim ScottRSC$880,257$3,000
    Jeff SessionsRAL$133,200$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$186,483$230,313
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$131,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$227,588$47,825
    Dan SullivanRAK$1,206,157$0
    Jon TesterDMT$227,466$296,835
    John ThuneRSD$661,981$9,925
    Thom TillisRNC$685,886$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,272,915$0
    Tom UdallDNM$250,508$176,894
    David VitterRLA$353,500$19,800
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$358,750$56,238
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$161,486$217,746
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$89,766$137,560
    Roger F. WickerRMS$237,716$5,500
    Ron WydenDOR$273,900$139,478

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$299,011$19,100
    Kelly AyotteRNH$1,042,197$11,000
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$150,088$195,766
    John BarrassoRWY$496,816$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$245,105$474,313
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$79,650$78,479
    Roy BluntRMO$808,193$5,700
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$262,983$135,712
    John BoozmanRAR$176,906$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$31,500$500
    Sherrod BrownDOH$270,313$144,201
    Richard BurrRNC$656,340$8,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$59,082$136,052
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$924,874$4,500
    Ben CardinDMD$184,500$28,525
    Tom CarperDDE$116,530$8,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$268,440$51,004
    Bill CassidyRLA$1,580,618$37,300
    Daniel CoatsRIN$86,550$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$282,403$16,850
    Susan M. CollinsRME$268,466$47,050
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$107,073$21,400
    Bob CorkerRTN$520,511$0
    John CornynRTX$1,206,660$0
    Tom CottonRAR$1,938,724$2,600
    Mike CrapoRID$242,694$0
    Ted CruzRTX$3,374,562$1,250
    Steve DainesRMT$893,919$1,000
    Joe DonnellyDIN$186,266$61,796
    Dick DurbinDIL$223,800$80,261
    Mike EnziRWY$222,433$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$405,160$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$127,750$18,350
    Deb FischerRNE$556,390$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,734,699$0
    Al FrankenDMN$146,404$156,338
    Cory GardnerRCO$1,500,756$750
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$221,647$56,100
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$435,921$39,663
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$403,796$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$407,050$1,000
    Martin HeinrichDNM$146,825$297,819
    Heidi HeitkampDND$267,224$30,000
    Dean HellerRNV$666,621$6,000
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$184,499$59,426
    John HoevenRND$410,573$0
    Jim InhofeROK$633,499$500
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$416,445$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,651,141$0
    Tim KaineDVA$255,446$328,413
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$107,000$48,570
    Mark KirkRIL$577,112$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$162,682$36,150
    James LankfordROK$1,142,905$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$47,350$45,518
    Mike LeeRUT$959,934$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$337,100$8,500
    Ed MarkeyDMA$213,225$412,981
    John McCainRAZ$536,200$2,700
    Claire McCaskillDMO$205,003$28,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,569,486$3,500
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$308,750$25,500
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$122,200$170,305
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$30,700$250
    Jerry MoranRKS$294,927$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$801,439$15,550
    Chris MurphyDCT$263,350$148,496
    Patty MurrayDWA$196,808$96,578
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$226,830$81,382
    Rand PaulRKY$710,521$0
    David PerdueRGA$467,094$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$336,824$505,839
    Rob PortmanROH$1,241,584$26,310
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$95,700$21,700
    Harry ReidDNV$65,450$12,800
    Jim RischRID$196,437$1,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$618,309$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$385,581$0
    Marco RubioRFL$1,606,862$11,513
    Bernie SandersIVT$34,488$70,697
    Ben SasseRNE$965,596$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$242,500$296,989
    Chuck SchumerDNY$318,300$125,679
    Tim ScottRSC$880,257$3,000
    Jeff SessionsRAL$133,200$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$186,483$230,313
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$131,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$227,588$47,825
    Dan SullivanRAK$1,206,157$0
    Jon TesterDMT$227,466$296,835
    John ThuneRSD$661,981$9,925
    Thom TillisRNC$685,886$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,272,915$0
    Tom UdallDNM$250,508$176,894
    David VitterRLA$353,500$19,800
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$358,750$56,238
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$161,486$217,746
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$89,766$137,560
    Roger F. WickerRMS$237,716$5,500
    Ron WydenDOR$273,900$139,478

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
    Independent oil & gas producers$5,429,243
    Public works, industrial & commercial construction$3,831,210
    Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,706,819
    Oilfield service, equipment & exploration$3,520,244
    Building trades unions$2,949,215
    Natural Gas transmission & distribution$2,715,641
    Oil & Gas$2,654,433
    Trucking companies & services$2,545,921
    Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,317,378
    Special trade contractors$1,180,587
    Construction equipment$1,067,717
    Electrical contractors$1,004,575
    Fabricated metal products$971,882
    Mining$739,683
    Equipment rental & leasing$605,597
    Small business associations$392,318
    Plumbing & pipe products$374,644
    Chambers of commerce$358,176
    Freight & delivery services$258,407
    Building materials$251,026

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Environmental policy$5,398,859
    Manufacturing unions$704,480
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