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S. 475 - Sugar Reform Act of 2015

Agriculture and food. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reform the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Sugar Reform Act of 2015

S. 475 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to reform the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reform the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Sugar Reform Act of 2015
  • Sugar Reform Act of 2015
Sponsor
Jeanne Shaheen
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Agriculture and food
  • Agricultural marketing and promotion
  • Agricultural prices, subsidies, credit
  • Agricultural trade
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Motor fuels
  • Tariffs
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/12/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/12/2015
2/12/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
2/12/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

25 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Sugar Reform Act of 2015

25 organizations supported this bill

American Bakers Association
American Bakers Association (2015, February 18). Bakers Leading Charge to Reform the Sugar Program. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from American Bakers Association.
American Beverage Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
American Frozen Food Institute
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Americans for Prosperity
Gardner, Brent (2015, February 19). AFP Supports Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Americans for Prosperity.
Americans for Tax Reform
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Club for Growth
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
coalition for sugar reform
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Consumer Federation of America
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Emergency Committee for American Trade
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Everglades Trust
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Food Marketing Institute
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Independent Bakers Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
International Dairy Foods Association
International Dairy Foods Association (2015, February 19). Coalition Welcomes Senate Bill to Cut Sugar Program. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from International Dairy Foods Association.
National Association of Manufacturers
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
National Black Chamber of Commerce
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
National Confectioners Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
National Consumers League
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
National Foreign Trade Council
National Foreign Trade Council (2015, February 12). NFTC Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from National Foreign Trade Council.
Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
retail bakers of america
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Retail Confectioners International
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
Sweetener Users Association
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Coalition for Sugar Reform (2015, February 12). Broad-Based Coalition Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from Coalition for Sugar Reform.

1 organization opposed this bill

American Sugar Alliance
Hagstrom Report (2015, February 12). Senators introduce bill to cut sugar program. Hagstrom Report. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://www.hagstromreport.com/2015news_files/2015_0212_senators-bill-cut-sugar-program.html.

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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$136,049$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$511,952$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$183,016$0
John BarrassoRWY$39,400$23,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$571,943$33,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$88,175$0
Roy BluntRMO$383,659$30,250
Cory A. BookerDNJ$224,662$18,400
John BoozmanRAR$155,739$15,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$213,321$1,500
Richard BurrRNC$299,599$26,000
Maria CantwellDWA$147,202$4,000
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$193,975$0
Ben CardinDMD$24,425$25,000
Tom CarperDDE$46,635$0
Bob CaseyDPA$162,654$27,000
Bill CassidyRLA$404,223$58,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$15,900$0
William Thad CochranRMS$215,750$85,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$127,450$1,103
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$52,775$0
Bob CorkerRTN$174,100$1,000
John CornynRTX$198,355$5,000
Tom CottonRAR$1,327,792$28,500
Mike CrapoRID$78,043$19,000
Ted CruzRTX$1,945,041$5,000
Steve DainesRMT$314,525$23,500
Joe DonnellyDIN$130,437$45,000
Dick DurbinDIL$132,361$0
Mike EnziRWY$28,200$16,000
Joni ErnstRIA$242,029$16,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$103,800$0
Deb FischerRNE$274,531$30,552
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,439,899$0
Al FrankenDMN$169,888$37,599
Cory GardnerRCO$555,155$36,500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$159,000$22,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$210,851$23,700
Chuck GrassleyRIA$276,804$23,000
Orrin G. HatchRUT$103,283$36,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$300,217$19,000
Heidi HeitkampDND$40,450$20,500
Dean HellerRNV$193,887$1,000
Mazie K. HironoDHI$46,926$11,000
John HoevenRND$111,258$32,290
Jim InhofeROK$64,674$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$223,945$17,000
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,025,125$0
Tim KaineDVA$343,476$7,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$58,120$18,500
Mark KirkRIL$303,650$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$192,250$46,750
James LankfordROK$194,890$500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$68,968$20,500
Mike LeeRUT$749,484$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$43,500$17,000
Ed MarkeyDMA$402,731$2,500
John McCainRAZ$231,470$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$63,100$29,050
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$541,256$7,500
Bob MenéndezDNJ$115,650$28,300
Jeff MerkleyDOR$159,405$18,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,250$1,000
Jerry MoranRKS$137,749$38,103
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$103,525$22,000
Chris MurphyDCT$158,646$2,000
Patty MurrayDWA$141,178$19,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$98,632$70,250
Rand PaulRKY$514,452$7,900
David PerdueRGA$334,478$14,000
Gary C. PetersDMI$528,439$53,200
Rob PortmanROH$523,158$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,450$0
Harry ReidDNV$40,900$9,600
Jim RischRID$70,587$19,250
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$386,574$34,250
Mike RoundsRSD$148,181$13,603
Marco RubioRFL$1,011,243$97,860
Bernie SandersIVT$65,197$19,000
Ben SasseRNE$785,101$36,000
Brian SchatzDHI$296,439$27,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$253,739$86,400
Tim ScottRSC$412,711$7,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$23,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$275,113$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$35,200$20,603
Debbie StabenowDMI$375,932$83,230
Dan SullivanRAK$660,923$8,000
Jon TesterDMT$283,635$13,000
John ThuneRSD$312,469$32,000
Thom TillisRNC$307,934$25,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,551,254$0
Tom UdallDNM$211,344$18,500
David VitterRLA$33,300$1,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$122,138$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$211,636$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$132,160$5,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$44,583$14,103
Ron WydenDOR$214,638$17,500

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$136,049$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$511,952$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$183,016$0
John BarrassoRWY$39,400$23,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$571,943$33,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$88,175$0
Roy BluntRMO$383,659$30,250
Cory A. BookerDNJ$224,662$18,400
John BoozmanRAR$155,739$15,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$213,321$1,500
Richard BurrRNC$299,599$26,000
Maria CantwellDWA$147,202$4,000
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$193,975$0
Ben CardinDMD$24,425$25,000
Tom CarperDDE$46,635$0
Bob CaseyDPA$162,654$27,000
Bill CassidyRLA$404,223$58,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$15,900$0
William Thad CochranRMS$215,750$85,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$127,450$1,103
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$52,775$0
Bob CorkerRTN$174,100$1,000
John CornynRTX$198,355$5,000
Tom CottonRAR$1,327,792$28,500
Mike CrapoRID$78,043$19,000
Ted CruzRTX$1,945,041$5,000
Steve DainesRMT$314,525$23,500
Joe DonnellyDIN$130,437$45,000
Dick DurbinDIL$132,361$0
Mike EnziRWY$28,200$16,000
Joni ErnstRIA$242,029$16,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$103,800$0
Deb FischerRNE$274,531$30,552
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,439,899$0
Al FrankenDMN$169,888$37,599
Cory GardnerRCO$555,155$36,500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$159,000$22,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$210,851$23,700
Chuck GrassleyRIA$276,804$23,000
Orrin G. HatchRUT$103,283$36,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$300,217$19,000
Heidi HeitkampDND$40,450$20,500
Dean HellerRNV$193,887$1,000
Mazie K. HironoDHI$46,926$11,000
John HoevenRND$111,258$32,290
Jim InhofeROK$64,674$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$223,945$17,000
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,025,125$0
Tim KaineDVA$343,476$7,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$58,120$18,500
Mark KirkRIL$303,650$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$192,250$46,750
James LankfordROK$194,890$500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$68,968$20,500
Mike LeeRUT$749,484$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$43,500$17,000
Ed MarkeyDMA$402,731$2,500
John McCainRAZ$231,470$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$63,100$29,050
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$541,256$7,500
Bob MenéndezDNJ$115,650$28,300
Jeff MerkleyDOR$159,405$18,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,250$1,000
Jerry MoranRKS$137,749$38,103
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$103,525$22,000
Chris MurphyDCT$158,646$2,000
Patty MurrayDWA$141,178$19,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$98,632$70,250
Rand PaulRKY$514,452$7,900
David PerdueRGA$334,478$14,000
Gary C. PetersDMI$528,439$53,200
Rob PortmanROH$523,158$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,450$0
Harry ReidDNV$40,900$9,600
Jim RischRID$70,587$19,250
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$386,574$34,250
Mike RoundsRSD$148,181$13,603
Marco RubioRFL$1,011,243$97,860
Bernie SandersIVT$65,197$19,000
Ben SasseRNE$785,101$36,000
Brian SchatzDHI$296,439$27,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$253,739$86,400
Tim ScottRSC$412,711$7,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$23,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$275,113$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$35,200$20,603
Debbie StabenowDMI$375,932$83,230
Dan SullivanRAK$660,923$8,000
Jon TesterDMT$283,635$13,000
John ThuneRSD$312,469$32,000
Thom TillisRNC$307,934$25,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,551,254$0
Tom UdallDNM$211,344$18,500
David VitterRLA$33,300$1,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$122,138$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$211,636$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$132,160$5,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$44,583$14,103
Ron WydenDOR$214,638$17,500

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Environmental policy$5,398,859
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,272,462
Food stores$1,740,226
Milk & dairy producers$1,496,441
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$1,091,408
Manufacturing$635,786
Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$444,677
Chambers of commerce$358,176
Confectionery processors & manufacturers$254,640
Fiscal & tax policy$43,350
International trade associations$11,000
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Sugar cane & sugar beets$1,830,846
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