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S. 2807 - Preserving Public Access to Public Waters Act

Public lands and natural resources. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to require State approval before the Secretary of the Interior restricts access to waters under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service for recreational or commercial fishing. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Preserving Public Access to Public Waters Act

S. 2807 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to require State approval before the Secretary of the Interior restricts access to waters under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service for recreational or commercial fishing. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to require State approval before the Secretary of the Interior restricts access to waters under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service for recreational or commercial fishing.
Other Titles
  • Preserving Public Access to Public Waters Act
  • Preserving Public Access to Public Waters Act
Sponsor
Bill Cassidy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Public lands and natural resources
  • Great Lakes
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • State and local government operations
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced4/18/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/18/2016
4/18/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
4/18/2016Introduced in Senate
6/15/2016Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$626,351
$343,590
$969,941
6.3 times as much
$5,398,859
$690,829
$6,089,688
2 Organizations Supported and 43 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Preserving Public Access to Public Waters Act

2 organizations supported this bill

American Sportfishing Association
American Sportfishing Association (2016, April 18). Cassidy-Rubio Bill Will Safeguard State Fisheries Management Authority. Retrieved May 5, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
National Marine Manufacturers Association
National Marine Manufacturers Association (2016, April 19). NMMA Applauds Cassidy-Rubio Bill to Preserve State Fisheries Management Authority. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from National Marine Manufacturers Association.

43 organizations opposed this bill

American Littoral Society
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Aquarium of the Bay
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
california coastkeeper alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Center for Biological Diversity
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Clean Water Action
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Conservation Law Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Defenders of Wildlife
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Environment California
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Environmental Defense Center
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
French Broad Riverkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Freshwater Future
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Heal the Bay
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Humboldt Baykeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Inland Empire Waterkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
klamath forest alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Klamath Riverkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
LEAD Agency, Inc.
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Los Angeles Waterkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Mangrove Action Project
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Marine Conservation Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Milwaukee Riverkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
National Parks Conservation Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
nature abounds
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Northcoast Environmental Center
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Oceana
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Orange County Coastkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Prairie Rivers Network
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
reef relief
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Russian Riverkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
san diego coastkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
San Luis Obispo Coastkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
santa barbara channelkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Save Our Shores
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Sierra Club
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Surfrider Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
The Bay Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
The Otter Project
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Ventura Coastkeeper
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Waterkeeper Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 29). Letter from Community Groups Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
West Marin Environmental Action Committee
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation Association.
Wildcoast
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 28). Letter from California NGOs Opposed to S. 2807. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from National Parks Conservation 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$3,100$19,100
Kelly AyotteRNH$10,000$35,050
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,000$160,766
John BarrassoRWY$0$23,200
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,000$476,313
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$69,679
Roy BluntRMO$1,000$39,600
Cory A. BookerDNJ$30,700$130,712
John BoozmanRAR$6,500$700
Barbara BoxerDCA$-1,000$500
Sherrod BrownDOH$12,000$120,721
Richard BurrRNC$1,000$24,650
Maria CantwellDWA$54,833$135,802
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$10,000$9,500
Ben CardinDMD$0$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$0$7,500
Bob CaseyDPA$0$28,504
Bill CassidyRLA$58,050$64,100
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$34,200$16,850
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,300$39,550
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,000$21,400
Bob CorkerRTN$2,500$0
John CornynRTX$7,000$5,300
Tom CottonRAR$9,600$31,900
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$10,450$14,650
Steve DainesRMT$10,000$26,800
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$31,596
Dick DurbinDIL$25,000$61,861
Mike EnziRWY$0$6,100
Joni ErnstRIA$0$6,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$6,000$16,350
Deb FischerRNE$5,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,000$6,000
Al FrankenDMN$0$136,438
Cory GardnerRCO$0$16,150
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$6,833$52,725
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,000$42,263
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,500$1,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$273,819
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$2,000
Dean HellerRNV$7,000$51,000
Mazie K. HironoDHI$34,000$38,426
John HoevenRND$10,500$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$7,500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$2,500$26,100
Tim KaineDVA$2,000$305,913
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$44,070
Mark KirkRIL$6,250$20,800
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,333$15,150
James LankfordROK$0$2,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$34,518
Mike LeeRUT$0$3,200
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$3,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$383,981
John McCainRAZ$3,950$8,600
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$14,500
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$20,800$24,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,500$18,600
Jeff MerkleyDOR$24,602$147,805
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$250
Jerry MoranRKS$0$1,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$81,550$23,350
Chris MurphyDCT$0$123,496
Patty MurrayDWA$105,900$102,492
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$15,600$79,132
Rand PaulRKY$540$8,000
David PerdueRGA$0$9,100
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$460,339
Rob PortmanROH$2,750$53,560
John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,000$15,700
Harry ReidDNV$0$17,800
Jim RischRID$1,000$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$1,000$7,600
Marco RubioRFL$39,750$34,353
Bernie SandersIVT$250$52,647
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$89,200$286,989
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,500$141,379
Tim ScottRSC$22,500$29,150
Jeff SessionsRAL$500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$13,750$225,263
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,500$4,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$15,000$44,725
Dan SullivanRAK$29,500$24,200
Jon TesterDMT$0$272,485
John ThuneRSD$9,000$11,425
Thom TillisRNC$0$33,700
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$6,500$24,500
Tom UdallDNM$3,000$171,894
David VitterRLA$8,750$19,800
Mark R. WarnerDVA$18,500$52,238
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,500$184,996
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$126,560
Roger F. WickerRMS$13,500$6,500
Ron WydenDOR$23,900$133,478

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,100$19,100
Kelly AyotteRNH$10,000$35,050
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,000$160,766
John BarrassoRWY$0$23,200
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,000$476,313
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$69,679
Roy BluntRMO$1,000$39,600
Cory A. BookerDNJ$30,700$130,712
John BoozmanRAR$6,500$700
Barbara BoxerDCA$-1,000$500
Sherrod BrownDOH$12,000$120,721
Richard BurrRNC$1,000$24,650
Maria CantwellDWA$54,833$135,802
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$10,000$9,500
Ben CardinDMD$0$8,025
Tom CarperDDE$0$7,500
Bob CaseyDPA$0$28,504
Bill CassidyRLA$58,050$64,100
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$34,200$16,850
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,300$39,550
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,000$21,400
Bob CorkerRTN$2,500$0
John CornynRTX$7,000$5,300
Tom CottonRAR$9,600$31,900
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$10,450$14,650
Steve DainesRMT$10,000$26,800
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$31,596
Dick DurbinDIL$25,000$61,861
Mike EnziRWY$0$6,100
Joni ErnstRIA$0$6,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$6,000$16,350
Deb FischerRNE$5,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,000$6,000
Al FrankenDMN$0$136,438
Cory GardnerRCO$0$16,150
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$6,833$52,725
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,000$42,263
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,500$1,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$273,819
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$2,000
Dean HellerRNV$7,000$51,000
Mazie K. HironoDHI$34,000$38,426
John HoevenRND$10,500$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$7,500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$2,500$26,100
Tim KaineDVA$2,000$305,913
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$44,070
Mark KirkRIL$6,250$20,800
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,333$15,150
James LankfordROK$0$2,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$34,518
Mike LeeRUT$0$3,200
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$3,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$383,981
John McCainRAZ$3,950$8,600
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$14,500
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$20,800$24,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,500$18,600
Jeff MerkleyDOR$24,602$147,805
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$250
Jerry MoranRKS$0$1,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$81,550$23,350
Chris MurphyDCT$0$123,496
Patty MurrayDWA$105,900$102,492
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$15,600$79,132
Rand PaulRKY$540$8,000
David PerdueRGA$0$9,100
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$460,339
Rob PortmanROH$2,750$53,560
John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,000$15,700
Harry ReidDNV$0$17,800
Jim RischRID$1,000$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$1,000$7,600
Marco RubioRFL$39,750$34,353
Bernie SandersIVT$250$52,647
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$89,200$286,989
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,500$141,379
Tim ScottRSC$22,500$29,150
Jeff SessionsRAL$500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$13,750$225,263
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,500$4,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$15,000$44,725
Dan SullivanRAK$29,500$24,200
Jon TesterDMT$0$272,485
John ThuneRSD$9,000$11,425
Thom TillisRNC$0$33,700
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$6,500$24,500
Tom UdallDNM$3,000$171,894
David VitterRLA$8,750$19,800
Mark R. WarnerDVA$18,500$52,238
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,500$184,996
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$126,560
Roger F. WickerRMS$13,500$6,500
Ron WydenDOR$23,900$133,478

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Ship building & repair$626,351
Fishing$343,590

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$5,398,859
Amusement/recreation centers$690,829
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