Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 114th Congress.

S. 1626 - Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act

Transportation and public works. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reauthorize Federal support for passenger rail programs, improve safety, streamline rail project delivery, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act

S. 1626 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to reauthorize Federal support for passenger rail programs, improve safety, streamline rail project delivery, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reauthorize Federal support for passenger rail programs, improve safety, streamline rail project delivery, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act
  • Railroad Infrastructure Financing Improvement Act
  • Track, Railroad, and Infrastructure Network Act
  • Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act
  • Railroad Infrastructure Financing Improvement Act
  • Track, Railroad, and Infrastructure Network Act
  • Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act
Sponsor
Roger F. Wicker
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Accidents
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advisory bodies
  • Alabama
  • Animal protection and human-animal relationships
  • Congressional oversight
  • Connecticut
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Delaware
  • Department of Transportation
  • Disaster relief and insurance
  • District of Columbia
  • Economic development
  • Emergency communications systems
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Florida
  • Food industry and services
  • Government information and archives
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Historic sites and heritage areas
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Land use and conservation
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Louisiana
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Minority and disadvantaged businesses
  • Mississippi
  • National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
  • National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
  • New Jersey
  • New York City
  • Pennsylvania
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Railroads
  • Regional and metropolitan planning
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Rhode Island
  • Roads and highways
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Small business
  • State and local government operations
  • Transportation employees
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Transportation safety and security
  • Travel and tourism
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
Related Bills
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
Put on a legislative calendar6/25/2015Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
5/16/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar5/16/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$3,926,103
$750
$3,926,853
$0
2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act

2 organizations supported this bill

Association of American Railroads
American Association of Railroads (2015, June 25). AAR Commends Senate Commerce Committee's Approval of Rail Bill. Retrieved June 25, 2015, from AAR.
National Association of Railroad Passengers
National Association of Railroad Passengers (2015, June 18). Senate Passenger Rail Bill: A Huge Leap Forward. Retrieved September 17, 2015, from National Association of Railroad Passengers.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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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$33,500$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$79,700$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$3,700$0
John BarrassoRWY$20,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$15,400$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$21,500$0
Roy BluntRMO$135,750$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$71,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$33,850$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$18,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$25,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$34,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$2,000$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$76,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$24,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$24,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$37,500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$16,600$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$26,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$64,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$40,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$45,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$29,250$0
John CornynRTX$62,500$0
Tom CottonRAR$26,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$38,570$0
Ted CruzRTX$35,750$0
Steve DainesRMT$40,900$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$15,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$26,300$0
Mike EnziRWY$36,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$12,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$107,650$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$22,200$0
Al FrankenDMN$250$0
Cory GardnerRCO$33,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$32,750$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$45,250$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$52,199$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$24,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$6,000$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$30,250$0
Dean HellerRNV$48,166$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$50,515$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$60,400$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$50,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$73,105$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$48,100$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$16,000$0
James LankfordROK$59,400$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$43,250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$63,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$44,500$0
John McCainRAZ$26,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$71,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$212,537$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$17,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$10,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$19,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$131,850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$30,600$0
Chris MurphyDCT$9,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$66,300$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$59,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$31,500$0
David PerdueRGA$30,700$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$31,700$0
Rob PortmanROH$59,700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$7,500$0
Jim RischRID$20,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$76,125$0
Mike RoundsRSD$44,800$0
Marco RubioRFL$48,800$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$44,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$66,500$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$53,900$0
Tim ScottRSC$76,500$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$35,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$29,200$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$35,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$10,250$0
Dan SullivanRAK$6,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$42,300$0
John ThuneRSD$61,800$0
Thom TillisRNC$15,450$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$43,261$0
Tom UdallDNM$22,000$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$98,088$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,603$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,500$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$65,025$0
Ron WydenDOR$56,709$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$33,500$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$79,700$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$3,700$0
John BarrassoRWY$20,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$15,400$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$21,500$0
Roy BluntRMO$135,750$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$71,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$33,850$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$18,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$25,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$34,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$2,000$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$76,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$24,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$24,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$37,500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$16,600$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$26,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$64,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$40,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$45,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$29,250$0
John CornynRTX$62,500$0
Tom CottonRAR$26,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$38,570$0
Ted CruzRTX$35,750$0
Steve DainesRMT$40,900$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$15,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$26,300$0
Mike EnziRWY$36,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$12,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$107,650$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$22,200$0
Al FrankenDMN$250$0
Cory GardnerRCO$33,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$32,750$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$45,250$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$52,199$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$24,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$6,000$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$30,250$0
Dean HellerRNV$48,166$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$50,515$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$60,400$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$50,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$73,105$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$48,100$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$16,000$0
James LankfordROK$59,400$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$43,250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$63,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$44,500$0
John McCainRAZ$26,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$71,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$212,537$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$17,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$10,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$19,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$131,850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$30,600$0
Chris MurphyDCT$9,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$66,300$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$59,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$31,500$0
David PerdueRGA$30,700$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$31,700$0
Rob PortmanROH$59,700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$7,500$0
Jim RischRID$20,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$76,125$0
Mike RoundsRSD$44,800$0
Marco RubioRFL$48,800$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$44,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$66,500$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$53,900$0
Tim ScottRSC$76,500$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$35,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$29,200$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$35,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$10,250$0
Dan SullivanRAK$6,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$42,300$0
John ThuneRSD$61,800$0
Thom TillisRNC$15,450$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$43,261$0
Tom UdallDNM$22,000$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$98,088$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,603$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,500$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$65,025$0
Ron WydenDOR$56,709$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Railroads$3,926,103
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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