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

S. 2656 - FAIR Fees Act

Transportation and public works. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to prohibit air carriers from imposing fees that are not reasonable and proportional to the costs incurred by the air carriers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

FAIR Fees Act

S. 2656 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to prohibit air carriers from imposing fees that are not reasonable and proportional to the costs incurred by the air carriers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prohibit air carriers from imposing fees that are not reasonable and proportional to the costs incurred by the air carriers, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • FAIR Fees Act
  • Forbid Airlines from Imposing Ridiculous Fees Act of 2016
  • FAIR Fees Act
Sponsor
Edward J. Markey
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Aviation and airports
  • Department of Transportation
  • Transportation costs
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced3/09/2016
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/09/2016
    3/09/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    3/09/2016Introduced in Senate
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    $750
    $506,618
    $507,368
    $0
    11 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    FAIR Fees Act

    11 organizations supported this bill

    Business Travel Coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.
    Consumer Action
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.
    Consumer Federation of America
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.
    Consumer Watchdog
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.
    Consumers Union
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.
    FlyersRights.org
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.
    National Association of Airline Passengers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.
    National Consumers League
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.
    Public Citizen
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.
    Travelers United
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.
    U.S. PIRG
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Consumer group letter to Sens. McConnell and Reid on FAIR Fees Act. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from National Consumers League.

    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$4,000$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$13,000$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$200$0
    John BarrassoRWY$4,500$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$5,000$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$17,500$0
    Roy BluntRMO$20,000$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$13,598$0
    John BoozmanRAR$500$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,750$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$500$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$5,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$5,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$5,670$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$6,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$3,500$0
    John CornynRTX$16,000$0
    Tom CottonRAR$8,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$6,500$0
    Steve DainesRMT$3,700$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$2,500$0
    Mike EnziRWY$5,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$2,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$4,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$2,500$0
    Al FrankenDMN$3,500$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$5,600$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,250$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,500$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,000$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$10,500$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$500$0
    Dean HellerRNV$10,000$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$10,000$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$7,500$0
    Tim KaineDVA$0$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$5,470$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$31,600$0
    James LankfordROK$1,000$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$5,000$0
    Mike LeeRUT$28,700$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$13,100$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$4,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$13,000$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$7,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$6,000$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$5,075$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$8,250$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$5,000$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$2,500$0
    Rob PortmanROH$2,750$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$5,000$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,500$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$2,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$2,500$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$22,750$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$23,900$0
    Tim ScottRSC$17,250$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$5,000$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$2,250$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,500$0
    Jon TesterDMT$20,000$0
    John ThuneRSD$15,055$0
    Thom TillisRNC$2,500$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,550$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$5,000$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$400$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$3,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$6,000$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$4,000$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$13,000$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$200$0
    John BarrassoRWY$4,500$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$5,000$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$17,500$0
    Roy BluntRMO$20,000$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$13,598$0
    John BoozmanRAR$500$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,750$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$500$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$5,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$5,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$5,670$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$6,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$3,500$0
    John CornynRTX$16,000$0
    Tom CottonRAR$8,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$6,500$0
    Steve DainesRMT$3,700$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$2,500$0
    Mike EnziRWY$5,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$2,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$4,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$2,500$0
    Al FrankenDMN$3,500$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$5,600$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,250$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,500$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,000$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$10,500$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$500$0
    Dean HellerRNV$10,000$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$10,000$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$7,500$0
    Tim KaineDVA$0$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$5,470$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$31,600$0
    James LankfordROK$1,000$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$5,000$0
    Mike LeeRUT$28,700$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$13,100$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$4,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$13,000$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$7,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$6,000$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$5,075$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$8,250$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$5,000$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$2,500$0
    Rob PortmanROH$2,750$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$5,000$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,500$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$2,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$2,500$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$22,750$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$23,900$0
    Tim ScottRSC$17,250$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$5,000$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$2,250$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,500$0
    Jon TesterDMT$20,000$0
    John ThuneRSD$15,055$0
    Thom TillisRNC$2,500$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,550$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$5,000$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$400$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$3,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$6,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Lodging & tourism$506,618
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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