S. 1612 - Safe Skies Act of 2015

Transportation and public works. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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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
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    Contributions

    1. November - December 2010 For $0 Against $0
    2. January - February 2011 For $9,000 Against $0
    3. March - April 2011 For $53,000 Against $1,000
    4. May - June 2011 For $45,000 Against $3,000
    5. July - August 2011 For $24,500 Against $1,000
    6. September - October 2011 For $31,000 Against $14,500
    7. November - December 2011 For $44,500 Against $7,000
    8. January - February 2012 For $22,500 Against $9,000
    9. March - April 2012 For $38,500 Against $4,500
    10. May - June 2012 For $89,150 Against $16,500
    11. July - August 2012 For $40,000 Against $2,500
    12. September - October 2012 For $82,200 Against $10,000
    13. November - December 2012 For $11,000 Against $6,000
    14. January - February 2013 For $4,700 Against $500
    15. March - April 2013 For $35,000 Against $4,500
    16. May - June 2013 For $56,500 Against $4,000
    17. July - August 2013 For $23,500 Against $4,000
    18. September - October 2013 For $38,000 Against $2,000
    19. November - December 2013 For $50,000 Against $6,600
    20. January - February 2014 For $23,500 Against $0
    21. March - April 2014 For $59,750 Against $8,750
    22. May - June 2014 For $51,800 Against $3,500
    23. July - August 2014 For $82,000 Against $7,850
    24. September - October 2014 For $96,000 Against $41,000
    25. November - December 2014 For $29,000 Against $5,350
    26. January - February 2015 For $31,000 Against $6,000
    27. March - April 2015 For $62,000 Against $11,200
    28. May - June 2015 For $33,750 Against $7,250
    29. July - August 2015 For $11,500 Against $3,800
    30. September - October 2015 For $29,500 Against $12,400
    31. November - December 2015 For $59,500 Against $2,500
    32. January - February 2016 For $20,500 Against $19,000
    33. March - April 2016 For $62,500 Against $9,050
    34. May - June 2016 For $34,000 Against $27,000
    35. July - August 2016 For $21,000 Against $7,000
    36. September - October 2016 For $73,500 Against $25,600
    37. November - December 2016 For $8,500 Against $0

    Votes

      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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