S. 2031 - American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act

Public lands and natural resources. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reduce temporarily the royalty required to be paid for sodium produced on Federal lands, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act

S. 2031 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to reduce temporarily the royalty required to be paid for sodium produced on Federal lands, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reduce temporarily the royalty required to be paid for sodium produced on Federal lands, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act
  • American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act
Sponsor
John Barrasso
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Public lands and natural resources
  • Mining
  • User charges and fees
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Major Actions
Introduced9/15/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/15/2015
9/15/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
9/15/2015Introduced in Senate
10/01/2015Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 114-368.
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Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

Railroads
Chemicals
Mining
Paper, glass & packaging materials
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4 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act

4 organizations supported this bill

American Natural Soda Ash Corporation
ANSAC (2015, September 16). Soda Ash Royalty Reduction Legislation Critical to U.S. Exports. Retrieved October 5, 2015, from ANSAC.
Glass Packaging Institute
Bragg, Lynn M. (2015, September 29). Testimony in Support of Senate Bill 2031. Retrieved October 5, 2015, from IMA-NA.
Industrial Minerals Association - North America
Hill-Davis, Ariel (2015, October 1). IMA-NA Members Testify at Senate Hearing on Soda Ash Royalties. Retrieved October 5, 2015, from IMA-NA.
Union Pacific
Union Pacific (2015, September 29). Union Pacific Letter to Senator Murkowski. Retrieved October 5, 2015, from IMA-NA.

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$84,800$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$111,025$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$7,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$110,773$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$28,200$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$56,500$0
Roy BluntRMO$208,975$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$128,400$0
John BoozmanRAR$69,400$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$18,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$56,405$0
Richard BurrRNC$69,100$0
Maria CantwellDWA$4,650$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$195,316$0
Ben CardinDMD$45,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$172,335$0
Bob CaseyDPA$124,178$0
Bill CassidyRLA$130,050$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$33,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$86,699$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$74,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$178,050$0
Bob CorkerRTN$143,126$0
John CornynRTX$181,625$0
Tom CottonRAR$92,900$0
Mike CrapoRID$95,220$0
Ted CruzRTX$129,383$0
Steve DainesRMT$81,400$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$56,111$0
Dick DurbinDIL$56,150$0
Mike EnziRWY$56,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$37,950$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$13,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$126,810$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$67,750$0
Al FrankenDMN$7,250$0
Cory GardnerRCO$147,805$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$59,500$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$85,300$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$73,599$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$112,800$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$26,300$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$46,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$118,586$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$750$0
John HoevenRND$59,515$0
Jim InhofeROK$139,150$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$146,700$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$87,460$0
Tim KaineDVA$93,505$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$250$0
Mark KirkRIL$90,300$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$27,000$0
James LankfordROK$90,650$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,750$0
Mike LeeRUT$64,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$184,700$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$51,100$0
John McCainRAZ$90,950$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$105,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$362,362$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$57,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$13,600$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$19,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$165,950$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$138,200$0
Chris MurphyDCT$47,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$75,800$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$79,750$0
Rand PaulRKY$49,602$0
David PerdueRGA$86,986$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$107,682$0
Rob PortmanROH$203,955$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,700$0
Harry ReidDNV$22,500$0
Jim RischRID$36,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$133,975$0
Mike RoundsRSD$78,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$123,090$0
Bernie SandersIVT$225$0
Ben SasseRNE$56,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$76,900$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$103,300$0
Tim ScottRSC$154,575$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$42,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$51,950$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$40,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$115,757$0
Dan SullivanRAK$31,975$0
Jon TesterDMT$67,550$0
John ThuneRSD$108,462$0
Thom TillisRNC$56,250$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$226,618$0
Tom UdallDNM$60,750$0
David VitterRLA$72,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$142,588$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$16,813$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,500$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$88,625$0
Ron WydenDOR$178,159$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$84,800$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$111,025$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$7,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$110,773$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$28,200$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$56,500$0
Roy BluntRMO$208,975$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$128,400$0
John BoozmanRAR$69,400$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$18,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$56,405$0
Richard BurrRNC$69,100$0
Maria CantwellDWA$4,650$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$195,316$0
Ben CardinDMD$45,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$172,335$0
Bob CaseyDPA$124,178$0
Bill CassidyRLA$130,050$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$33,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$86,699$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$74,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$178,050$0
Bob CorkerRTN$143,126$0
John CornynRTX$181,625$0
Tom CottonRAR$92,900$0
Mike CrapoRID$95,220$0
Ted CruzRTX$129,383$0
Steve DainesRMT$81,400$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$56,111$0
Dick DurbinDIL$56,150$0
Mike EnziRWY$56,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$37,950$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$13,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$126,810$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$67,750$0
Al FrankenDMN$7,250$0
Cory GardnerRCO$147,805$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$59,500$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$85,300$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$73,599$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$112,800$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$26,300$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$46,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$118,586$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$750$0
John HoevenRND$59,515$0
Jim InhofeROK$139,150$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$146,700$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$87,460$0
Tim KaineDVA$93,505$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$250$0
Mark KirkRIL$90,300$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$27,000$0
James LankfordROK$90,650$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,750$0
Mike LeeRUT$64,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$184,700$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$51,100$0
John McCainRAZ$90,950$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$105,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$362,362$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$57,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$13,600$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$19,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$165,950$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$138,200$0
Chris MurphyDCT$47,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$75,800$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$79,750$0
Rand PaulRKY$49,602$0
David PerdueRGA$86,986$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$107,682$0
Rob PortmanROH$203,955$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,700$0
Harry ReidDNV$22,500$0
Jim RischRID$36,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$133,975$0
Mike RoundsRSD$78,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$123,090$0
Bernie SandersIVT$225$0
Ben SasseRNE$56,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$76,900$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$103,300$0
Tim ScottRSC$154,575$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$42,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$51,950$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$40,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$115,757$0
Dan SullivanRAK$31,975$0
Jon TesterDMT$67,550$0
John ThuneRSD$108,462$0
Thom TillisRNC$56,250$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$226,618$0
Tom UdallDNM$60,750$0
David VitterRLA$72,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$142,588$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$16,813$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,500$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$88,625$0
Ron WydenDOR$178,159$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Railroads$3,926,103
Chemicals$3,741,693
Mining$739,683
Paper, glass & packaging materials$169,671

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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