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S. 373 - Vessel Incidental Discharge Act

Transportation and public works. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for the establishment of nationally uniform and environmentally sound standards governing discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel. (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.

Vessel Incidental Discharge Act

S. 373 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to provide for the establishment of nationally uniform and environmentally sound standards governing discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for the establishment of nationally uniform and environmentally sound standards governing discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel.
Other Titles
  • Vessel Incidental Discharge Act
  • Vessel Incidental Discharge Act
  • Vessel Incidental Discharge Act
Sponsor
Marco Rubio
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Coast guard
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Environmental technology
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Marine and inland water transportation
  • Marine pollution
  • Technology assessment
  • Water quality
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/04/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/04/2015
2/04/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
2/04/2015Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar2/26/2015Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
7/29/2015Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 114-96.
Put on a legislative calendar7/29/2015Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 171.
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40 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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Vessel Incidental Discharge Act

40 organizations supported this bill

American Association of Port Authorities
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
American Chemistry Council
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
American Great Lakes Ports Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
American Institute of Marine Underwriters
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
American Iron and Steel Institute
Gibson, Thomas J. (2015, February 20). Streamline Conflicting Transportation Regulations Cosponsor S.373, the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from American Iron and Steel Institute.
American Maritime Congress
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
American Maritime Officers
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
American Waterways Operators
American Waterways Operators (2015, February 14). AWO Member Action Alert. Retrieved February 19, 2015, from American Waterways Operators.
At-sea Processors Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Chamber of Shipping of America
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Cruise Lines International Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Dredging Contractors of America
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
International Association of Drilling Contractors
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
International Longshoremen's Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
International Propeller Club Of The United States
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Intertanko
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Lake Carriers' Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
National Association of Charterboat Operators
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
National Association of Manufacturers
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
National Association of Waterfront Employers
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
National Grain and Feed Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
National Industrial Transportation League
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
National Mining Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
New York Shipping Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Offshore Marine Service Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Pacific Seafood Processors Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Passenger Vessel Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Seafarers International Union
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Shipbuilders Council of America
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Steel Manufacturers Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Transportation Institute
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
United Catcher Boats
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Water Quality Insurance Syndicate
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
Western States Petroleum Association
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.
World Shipping Council
Undersigned (2015, February 17). Joint Letter in Support of S. 373. Retrieved March 3, 2015, from The American Waterways Operators.

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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$152,860$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$396,914$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$40,310$0
John BarrassoRWY$240,348$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$143,225$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$121,935$0
Roy BluntRMO$357,350$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$264,475$0
John BoozmanRAR$169,100$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$259,273$0
Richard BurrRNC$230,200$0
Maria CantwellDWA$146,444$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$382,916$0
Ben CardinDMD$85,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$256,205$0
Bob CaseyDPA$272,848$0
Bill CassidyRLA$997,883$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$54,350$0
William Thad CochranRMS$350,651$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$136,700$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$225,150$0
Bob CorkerRTN$208,767$0
John CornynRTX$644,375$0
Tom CottonRAR$492,696$0
Mike CrapoRID$200,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$602,844$0
Steve DainesRMT$298,282$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$138,961$0
Dick DurbinDIL$132,055$0
Mike EnziRWY$101,200$0
Joni ErnstRIA$129,150$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$57,750$0
Deb FischerRNE$189,524$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$156,950$0
Al FrankenDMN$40,290$0
Cory GardnerRCO$420,508$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$206,809$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$189,466$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$116,450$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$366,439$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$38,450$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$82,485$0
Dean HellerRNV$258,270$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$263,941$0
John HoevenRND$195,210$0
Jim InhofeROK$261,150$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$188,050$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$257,785$0
Tim KaineDVA$75,250$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$27,700$0
Mark KirkRIL$258,800$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$84,048$0
James LankfordROK$348,365$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,200$0
Mike LeeRUT$182,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$217,950$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$98,100$0
John McCainRAZ$180,150$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$140,059$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$898,924$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$128,750$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$72,952$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$43,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$157,353$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$603,350$0
Chris MurphyDCT$177,450$0
Patty MurrayDWA$367,810$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$257,983$0
Rand PaulRKY$94,073$0
David PerdueRGA$200,246$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$213,532$0
Rob PortmanROH$704,906$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$85,850$0
Harry ReidDNV$29,000$0
Jim RischRID$78,420$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$289,010$0
Mike RoundsRSD$173,850$0
Marco RubioRFL$433,838$0
Bernie SandersIVT$10,735$0
Ben SasseRNE$145,800$0
Brian SchatzDHI$384,699$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$272,110$0
Tim ScottRSC$570,122$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$67,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$85,500$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$101,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$191,167$0
Dan SullivanRAK$409,675$0
Jon TesterDMT$125,749$0
John ThuneRSD$274,548$0
Thom TillisRNC$256,500$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$594,743$0
Tom UdallDNM$102,938$0
David VitterRLA$249,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$217,550$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$67,623$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$34,849$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$221,625$0
Ron WydenDOR$395,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$152,860$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$396,914$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$40,310$0
John BarrassoRWY$240,348$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$143,225$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$121,935$0
Roy BluntRMO$357,350$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$264,475$0
John BoozmanRAR$169,100$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$259,273$0
Richard BurrRNC$230,200$0
Maria CantwellDWA$146,444$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$382,916$0
Ben CardinDMD$85,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$256,205$0
Bob CaseyDPA$272,848$0
Bill CassidyRLA$997,883$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$54,350$0
William Thad CochranRMS$350,651$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$136,700$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$225,150$0
Bob CorkerRTN$208,767$0
John CornynRTX$644,375$0
Tom CottonRAR$492,696$0
Mike CrapoRID$200,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$602,844$0
Steve DainesRMT$298,282$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$138,961$0
Dick DurbinDIL$132,055$0
Mike EnziRWY$101,200$0
Joni ErnstRIA$129,150$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$57,750$0
Deb FischerRNE$189,524$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$156,950$0
Al FrankenDMN$40,290$0
Cory GardnerRCO$420,508$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$206,809$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$189,466$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$116,450$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$366,439$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$38,450$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$82,485$0
Dean HellerRNV$258,270$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$263,941$0
John HoevenRND$195,210$0
Jim InhofeROK$261,150$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$188,050$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$257,785$0
Tim KaineDVA$75,250$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$27,700$0
Mark KirkRIL$258,800$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$84,048$0
James LankfordROK$348,365$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,200$0
Mike LeeRUT$182,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$217,950$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$98,100$0
John McCainRAZ$180,150$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$140,059$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$898,924$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$128,750$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$72,952$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$43,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$157,353$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$603,350$0
Chris MurphyDCT$177,450$0
Patty MurrayDWA$367,810$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$257,983$0
Rand PaulRKY$94,073$0
David PerdueRGA$200,246$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$213,532$0
Rob PortmanROH$704,906$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$85,850$0
Harry ReidDNV$29,000$0
Jim RischRID$78,420$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$289,010$0
Mike RoundsRSD$173,850$0
Marco RubioRFL$433,838$0
Bernie SandersIVT$10,735$0
Ben SasseRNE$145,800$0
Brian SchatzDHI$384,699$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$272,110$0
Tim ScottRSC$570,122$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$67,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$85,500$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$101,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$191,167$0
Dan SullivanRAK$409,675$0
Jon TesterDMT$125,749$0
John ThuneRSD$274,548$0
Thom TillisRNC$256,500$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$594,743$0
Tom UdallDNM$102,938$0
David VitterRLA$249,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$217,550$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$67,623$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$34,849$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$221,625$0
Ron WydenDOR$395,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Property & casualty insurance$3,755,066
Chemicals$3,741,693
Oilfield service, equipment & exploration$3,520,244
Petroleum refining & marketing$2,933,438
Sea freight & passenger services$2,090,518
Steel$1,504,353
Merchant marine & longshoremen unions$801,070
Mining$739,683
Manufacturing$635,786
Ship building & repair$626,351
Animal feed & health products$586,153
Fish Processing$554,984
Cruise ships & lines$492,596
Chambers of commerce$358,176
Fishing$343,590
Sea transport$223,195
Dredging Contractors$38,700

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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