S. 1612 - Safe Skies Act of 2015

Transportation and public works.
Sponsor:
Summary:
A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to modify the final rule relating to flightcrew member duty and rest requirements for passenger operations of air carriers to apply to all-cargo operations of air carriers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Safe Skies Act of 2015

S. 1612 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to modify the final rule relating to flightcrew member duty and rest requirements for passenger operations of air carriers to apply to all-cargo operations of air carriers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to modify the final rule relating to flightcrew member duty and rest requirements for passenger operations of air carriers to apply to all-cargo operations of air carriers, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Safe Skies Act of 2015
  • Safe Skies Act of 2015
Sponsor
Barbara Boxer
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Aviation and airports
  • Department of Transportation
  • Labor standards
  • Transportation employees
  • Transportation safety and security
  • Worker safety and health
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    Major Actions
    Introduced6/18/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/18/2015
    6/18/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    6/18/2015Introduced in Senate
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    3 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Safe Skies Act of 2015

    3 organizations supported this bill

    Allied Pilots Association
    Allied Pilots Association (2015, June 22). ALLIED PILOTS THANKS SEN. BARBARA BOXER, BILL COSPONSORS FOR "SAFE SKIES ACT OF 2015". Retrieved March 16, 2016, from Allied Pilots Association.
    Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations
    Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (2015, June 18). CAPA Applauds "Safe Skies Act of 2015". Retrieved March 16, 2016, from Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations.
    Independent Pilots Association
    Independent Pilots Association (2016, March 16). UPS Pilots Applaud Senator Klobuchar for Introducing Amendment to End Cargo Exclusion from Part 117. Retrieved March 16, 2016, from PR Newswire.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    Cargo Airline Association
    Cargo Airline Association (2015, June 18). Pilot Flight and Duty Time: The All-Cargo Facts, Oppose S.1612. Retrieved March 16, 2016, from Cargo Airline Association.

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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$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$37,000$33,550
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$22,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$16,500$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$38,500$0
    Roy BluntRMO$11,250$7,500
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$27,500$0
    John BoozmanRAR$10,000$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$36,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$1,000$1,750
    Maria CantwellDWA$2,500$2,000
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$30,500$0
    Ben CardinDMD$27,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$12,500$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$24,000$2,500
    Bill CassidyRLA$1,000$6,100
    Daniel CoatsRIN$4,500$1,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$18,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$23,500$4,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$17,500$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$5,000$5,000
    Tom CottonRAR$500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,500$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$7,000
    Steve DainesRMT$12,000$7,350
    Joe DonnellyDIN$27,500$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$21,000$1,000
    Mike EnziRWY$8,500$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$500
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$6,500$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,000$0
    Al FrankenDMN$21,500$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$1,000$1,500
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$17,500$20,250
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,000$1,000
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,500$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$9,500$13,500
    Martin HeinrichDNM$29,000$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$14,150$3,000
    Dean HellerRNV$16,000$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$43,000$0
    John HoevenRND$5,000$5,000
    Jim InhofeROK$23,000$2,750
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$10,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,000$0
    Tim KaineDVA$34,200$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$8,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$24,500$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$33,500$0
    James LankfordROK$12,500$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$9,000$0
    Mike LeeRUT$1,000$2,500
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$24,500$9,000
    Ed MarkeyDMA$30,500$2,500
    John McCainRAZ$0$21,400
    Claire McCaskillDMO$32,000$5,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$13,500$11,100
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$29,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$26,000$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$10,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$28,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$20,000$17,300
    Chris MurphyDCT$8,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$41,500$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$37,000$5,500
    Rand PaulRKY$0$50
    David PerdueRGA$1,000$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$37,750$2,000
    Rob PortmanROH$15,000$7,500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$25,000$7,500
    Harry ReidDNV$5,000$0
    Jim RischRID$1,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,000$500
    Mike RoundsRSD$5,000$0
    Marco RubioRFL$2,000$14,000
    Bernie SandersIVT$3,000$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$5,250
    Brian SchatzDHI$33,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$26,000$7,000
    Tim ScottRSC$10,000$8,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$25,000$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$7,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$17,500$1,500
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$8,500
    Jon TesterDMT$41,500$5,000
    John ThuneRSD$31,000$15,500
    Thom TillisRNC$0$500
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$10,000$10,000
    Tom UdallDNM$17,000$0
    David VitterRLA$1,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$32,500$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$6,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$22,500$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$10,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$10,000$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$37,000$33,550
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$22,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$16,500$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$38,500$0
    Roy BluntRMO$11,250$7,500
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$27,500$0
    John BoozmanRAR$10,000$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$36,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$1,000$1,750
    Maria CantwellDWA$2,500$2,000
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$30,500$0
    Ben CardinDMD$27,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$12,500$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$24,000$2,500
    Bill CassidyRLA$1,000$6,100
    Daniel CoatsRIN$4,500$1,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$18,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$23,500$4,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$17,500$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$5,000$5,000
    Tom CottonRAR$500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,500$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$7,000
    Steve DainesRMT$12,000$7,350
    Joe DonnellyDIN$27,500$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$21,000$1,000
    Mike EnziRWY$8,500$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$500
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$6,500$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,000$0
    Al FrankenDMN$21,500$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$1,000$1,500
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$17,500$20,250
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,000$1,000
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,500$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$9,500$13,500
    Martin HeinrichDNM$29,000$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$14,150$3,000
    Dean HellerRNV$16,000$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$43,000$0
    John HoevenRND$5,000$5,000
    Jim InhofeROK$23,000$2,750
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$10,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,000$0
    Tim KaineDVA$34,200$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$8,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$24,500$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$33,500$0
    James LankfordROK$12,500$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$9,000$0
    Mike LeeRUT$1,000$2,500
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$24,500$9,000
    Ed MarkeyDMA$30,500$2,500
    John McCainRAZ$0$21,400
    Claire McCaskillDMO$32,000$5,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$13,500$11,100
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$29,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$26,000$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$10,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$28,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$20,000$17,300
    Chris MurphyDCT$8,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$41,500$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$37,000$5,500
    Rand PaulRKY$0$50
    David PerdueRGA$1,000$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$37,750$2,000
    Rob PortmanROH$15,000$7,500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$25,000$7,500
    Harry ReidDNV$5,000$0
    Jim RischRID$1,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,000$500
    Mike RoundsRSD$5,000$0
    Marco RubioRFL$2,000$14,000
    Bernie SandersIVT$3,000$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$5,250
    Brian SchatzDHI$33,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$26,000$7,000
    Tim ScottRSC$10,000$8,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$25,000$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$7,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$17,500$1,500
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$8,500
    Jon TesterDMT$41,500$5,000
    John ThuneRSD$31,000$15,500
    Thom TillisRNC$0$500
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$10,000$10,000
    Tom UdallDNM$17,000$0
    David VitterRLA$1,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$32,500$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$6,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$22,500$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$10,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$10,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Air transport unions$1,487,350

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Air freight$293,850
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