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S. 1732 - Comprehensive Transportation and Consumer Protection Act of 2015

Transportation and public works. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to authorize elements of the Department of Transportation, 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.

Comprehensive Transportation and Consumer Protection Act of 2015

S. 1732 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to authorize elements of the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to authorize elements of the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Comprehensive Transportation and Consumer Protection Act of 2015
  • Driver Privacy Act of 2015
  • Drug Free Commercial Driver Act of 2015
  • Improving Driver Safety Act of 2015
  • Port Performance Act
  • Railroad Infrastructure Financing Improvement Act
  • Safety Through Informed Consumers Act of 2015
  • Stop Motorcycle Checkpoint Funding Act
  • Track, Railroad, and Infrastructure Network Act
  • Comprehensive Transportation and Consumer Protection Act of 2015
  • Driver Privacy Act of 2015
  • Drug Free Commercial Driver Act of 2015
  • Improving Driver Safety Act of 2015
  • Port Performance Act
  • Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2015
  • Rail Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act
  • Railroad Infrastructure Financing Improvement Act
  • Safety Through Informed Consumers Act of 2015
  • Stop Motorcycle Checkpoint Funding Act
  • TESR Act
  • Tire Efficiency, Safety, and Registration Act of 2015
  • Track, Railroad, and Infrastructure Network Act
  • Comprehensive Transportation and Consumer Protection Act of 2015
Sponsor
John Thune
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
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Economic development
  • Emergency communications systems
  • Employee hiring
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Florida
  • Food industry and services
  • General agriculture matters
  • Government information and archives
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Government trust funds
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Historic sites and heritage areas
  • Infrastructure development
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Land use and conservation
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Lease and rental services
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Louisiana
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Minority and disadvantaged businesses
  • Mississippi
  • Motor carriers
  • Motor fuels
  • Motor vehicles
  • National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
  • National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
  • Navigation, waterways, harbors
  • New Jersey
  • New York City
  • Oil and gas
  • Pennsylvania
  • Performance measurement
  • Personnel records
  • Product safety and quality
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Railroads
  • Regional and metropolitan planning
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Rhode Island
  • Right of privacy
  • Roads and highways
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Small business
  • State and local government operations
  • Telephone and wireless communication
  • Transportation employees
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Transportation safety and security
  • Travel and tourism
  • Urban and suburban affairs and development
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/09/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/09/2015
7/09/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
7/09/2015Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar7/15/2015Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
5/23/2016Committee 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 calendar5/23/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 478.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

4 Organizations Supported and 14 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Comprehensive Transportation and Consumer Protection Act of 2015

4 organizations supported this bill

American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Ruane, T. Peter (2015, July 15). ARTBA Letter to Chairman Thune and Ranking Member Nelson. Retrieved July 21, 2015, from ARTBA.
governors highway safety association
Governors Highway Safety Association (2015, July 13). States Praise Highway Safety Provisions in Commerce Transportation Bill. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Governors Highway Safety Association.
Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association
Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (2015, July 13). US Senate Introduces Legislation with CSA Incentive on Certain Safety Equipment. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Josten, R. Bruce (2015, July 15). US Chamber Letter to Chairman Thune and Ranking Member Nelson. Retrieved July 17, 2015, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

14 organizations opposed this bill

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
American Public Health Association
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Center for Auto Safety
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Child Injury Prevention Alliance
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Citizens for Reliable & Safe Highways
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Consumer Federation of America
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Consumers Union
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
KidsAndCars.org
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
National Consumers League
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Public Citizen
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO
Wytkind, Edward (2015, July 9). Partisan Commerce Committee Bill Should be Scrapped or Amended. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO.
Trauma Foundation
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Truck Safety Coalition
Undersigned (2015, July 14). Joint Letter Opposing S. 1732. Retrieved July 15, 2015, from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.

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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$36,375$35,400
Kelly AyotteRNH$88,840$36,500
Tammy BaldwinDWI$12,000$39,052
John BarrassoRWY$51,650$1,250
Michael F. BennetDCO$20,300$32,675
Richard BlumenthalDCT$2,000$13,950
Roy BluntRMO$143,100$130,680
Cory A. BookerDNJ$37,799$38,400
John BoozmanRAR$8,250$200
Barbara BoxerDCA$3,000$1,250
Sherrod BrownDOH$27,000$73,050
Richard BurrRNC$62,850$14,700
Maria CantwellDWA$9,166$1,872
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$111,150$13,850
Ben CardinDMD$52,500$48,950
Tom CarperDDE$27,480$18,650
Bob CaseyDPA$20,600$43,150
Bill CassidyRLA$212,800$13,399
Daniel CoatsRIN$7,500$500
William Thad CochranRMS$35,000$20,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$50,450$17,600
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$8,500$15,750
Bob CorkerRTN$139,974$56,566
John CornynRTX$129,950$14,550
Tom CottonRAR$107,450$7,167
Mike CrapoRID$44,800$5,000
Ted CruzRTX$136,157$8,750
Steve DainesRMT$89,600$5,750
Joe DonnellyDIN$13,200$16,700
Dick DurbinDIL$19,750$39,550
Mike EnziRWY$26,800$0
Joni ErnstRIA$35,400$2,600
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$36,650$23,260
Deb FischerRNE$81,407$6,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$56,100$7,200
Al FrankenDMN$32,600$21,485
Cory GardnerRCO$116,950$2,500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$28,166$26,247
Lindsey GrahamRSC$95,901$26,640
Chuck GrassleyRIA$29,450$8,210
Orrin G. HatchRUT$44,750$45,300
Martin HeinrichDNM$3,050$19,154
Heidi HeitkampDND$4,750$41,222
Dean HellerRNV$71,793$6,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$33,750$33,750
John HoevenRND$15,420$8,535
Jim InhofeROK$54,950$8,250
Johnny IsaksonRGA$64,550$20,300
Ron JohnsonRWI$86,550$27,610
Tim KaineDVA$45,850$37,350
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$15,450$34,017
Mark KirkRIL$32,100$14,050
Amy KlobucharDMN$10,916$48,322
James LankfordROK$67,450$30,586
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,000$-2,050
Mike LeeRUT$20,250$7,900
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$21,500$11,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$15,950$39,325
John McCainRAZ$39,300$3,350
Claire McCaskillDMO$45,350$77,472
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$172,250$46,525
Bob MenéndezDNJ$93,300$49,850
Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,000$22,950
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$4,100
Jerry MoranRKS$29,500$16,300
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$22,900$6,000
Chris MurphyDCT$36,450$33,800
Patty MurrayDWA$52,189$51,913
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$60,030$71,900
Rand PaulRKY$32,852$10,696
David PerdueRGA$29,175$28,650
Gary C. PetersDMI$49,950$51,200
Rob PortmanROH$182,300$24,939
John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,000$23,500
Harry ReidDNV$11,500$17,500
Jim RischRID$12,600$5,650
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$76,825$12,664
Mike RoundsRSD$24,950$30,004
Marco RubioRFL$157,040$9,475
Bernie SandersIVT$3,250$14,625
Ben SasseRNE$39,950$13,800
Brian SchatzDHI$83,250$36,175
Chuck SchumerDNY$73,900$72,149
Tim ScottRSC$101,620$33,627
Jeff SessionsRAL$15,100$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$11,700$25,549
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,250$1,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$57,068$37,972
Dan SullivanRAK$74,500$2,600
Jon TesterDMT$21,200$35,900
John ThuneRSD$54,008$16,070
Thom TillisRNC$91,900$5,104
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$136,127$50,601
Tom UdallDNM$23,100$15,075
David VitterRLA$39,950$4,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$48,850$30,900
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$20,837$62,612
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,850$13,500
Roger F. WickerRMS$20,500$1,850
Ron WydenDOR$32,950$41,650

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$36,375$35,400
Kelly AyotteRNH$88,840$36,500
Tammy BaldwinDWI$12,000$39,052
John BarrassoRWY$51,650$1,250
Michael F. BennetDCO$20,300$32,675
Richard BlumenthalDCT$2,000$13,950
Roy BluntRMO$143,100$130,680
Cory A. BookerDNJ$37,799$38,400
John BoozmanRAR$8,250$200
Barbara BoxerDCA$3,000$1,250
Sherrod BrownDOH$27,000$73,050
Richard BurrRNC$62,850$14,700
Maria CantwellDWA$9,166$1,872
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$111,150$13,850
Ben CardinDMD$52,500$48,950
Tom CarperDDE$27,480$18,650
Bob CaseyDPA$20,600$43,150
Bill CassidyRLA$212,800$13,399
Daniel CoatsRIN$7,500$500
William Thad CochranRMS$35,000$20,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$50,450$17,600
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$8,500$15,750
Bob CorkerRTN$139,974$56,566
John CornynRTX$129,950$14,550
Tom CottonRAR$107,450$7,167
Mike CrapoRID$44,800$5,000
Ted CruzRTX$136,157$8,750
Steve DainesRMT$89,600$5,750
Joe DonnellyDIN$13,200$16,700
Dick DurbinDIL$19,750$39,550
Mike EnziRWY$26,800$0
Joni ErnstRIA$35,400$2,600
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$36,650$23,260
Deb FischerRNE$81,407$6,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$56,100$7,200
Al FrankenDMN$32,600$21,485
Cory GardnerRCO$116,950$2,500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$28,166$26,247
Lindsey GrahamRSC$95,901$26,640
Chuck GrassleyRIA$29,450$8,210
Orrin G. HatchRUT$44,750$45,300
Martin HeinrichDNM$3,050$19,154
Heidi HeitkampDND$4,750$41,222
Dean HellerRNV$71,793$6,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$33,750$33,750
John HoevenRND$15,420$8,535
Jim InhofeROK$54,950$8,250
Johnny IsaksonRGA$64,550$20,300
Ron JohnsonRWI$86,550$27,610
Tim KaineDVA$45,850$37,350
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$15,450$34,017
Mark KirkRIL$32,100$14,050
Amy KlobucharDMN$10,916$48,322
James LankfordROK$67,450$30,586
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,000$-2,050
Mike LeeRUT$20,250$7,900
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$21,500$11,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$15,950$39,325
John McCainRAZ$39,300$3,350
Claire McCaskillDMO$45,350$77,472
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$172,250$46,525
Bob MenéndezDNJ$93,300$49,850
Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,000$22,950
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$4,100
Jerry MoranRKS$29,500$16,300
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$22,900$6,000
Chris MurphyDCT$36,450$33,800
Patty MurrayDWA$52,189$51,913
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$60,030$71,900
Rand PaulRKY$32,852$10,696
David PerdueRGA$29,175$28,650
Gary C. PetersDMI$49,950$51,200
Rob PortmanROH$182,300$24,939
John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,000$23,500
Harry ReidDNV$11,500$17,500
Jim RischRID$12,600$5,650
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$76,825$12,664
Mike RoundsRSD$24,950$30,004
Marco RubioRFL$157,040$9,475
Bernie SandersIVT$3,250$14,625
Ben SasseRNE$39,950$13,800
Brian SchatzDHI$83,250$36,175
Chuck SchumerDNY$73,900$72,149
Tim ScottRSC$101,620$33,627
Jeff SessionsRAL$15,100$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$11,700$25,549
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,250$1,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$57,068$37,972
Dan SullivanRAK$74,500$2,600
Jon TesterDMT$21,200$35,900
John ThuneRSD$54,008$16,070
Thom TillisRNC$91,900$5,104
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$136,127$50,601
Tom UdallDNM$23,100$15,075
David VitterRLA$39,950$4,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$48,850$30,900
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$20,837$62,612
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,850$13,500
Roger F. WickerRMS$20,500$1,850
Ron WydenDOR$32,950$41,650

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Public works, industrial & commercial construction$3,831,210
Heavy industrial manufacturing$805,329
Chambers of commerce$358,176
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Transportation unions$584,875
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Consumer groups$750
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