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

S. 650 - Railroad Safety and Positive Train Control Extension Act

Transportation and public works. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to extend the positive train control system implementation deadline, and for other purposes. (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.

Railroad Safety and Positive Train Control Extension Act

S. 650 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to extend the positive train control system implementation deadline, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to extend the positive train control system implementation deadline, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Railroad Safety and Positive Train Control Extension Act
  • Railroad Safety and Positive Train Control Extension Act
  • Railroad Safety and Positive Train Control Extension Act
Sponsor
Roy Blunt
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Department of Transportation
  • Railroads
  • Transportation safety and security
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/04/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/04/2015
3/04/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
3/04/2015Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar3/25/2015Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
9/22/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar9/22/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 641.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

23 times as much
$3,926,103
$3,926,103
$169,975
$169,975

opposed this bill

1 Organization Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Railroad Safety and Positive Train Control Extension Act

1 organization supported this bill

Association of American Railroads
Association of American Railroads (2015, March 4). AAR-Responds to Legislation to Extend Deadline for PTC Implementation. Retrieved March 5, 2015, from Association of American Railroads.

1 organization opposed this bill

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (2015, March 25). BLET urges Senators to oppose PTC extension. Retrieved March 26, 2015, from Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen.

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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$33,500$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$79,700$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$3,700$6,000
John BarrassoRWY$20,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$15,400$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$21,500$5,500
Roy BluntRMO$135,750$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$71,500$5,000
John BoozmanRAR$33,850$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$18,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$25,000$11,000
Richard BurrRNC$34,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$2,000$2,500
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$76,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$24,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$24,500$5,500
Bob CaseyDPA$37,000$1,000
Bill CassidyRLA$16,600$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$26,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$64,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$40,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$45,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$29,250$0
John CornynRTX$62,500$0
Tom CottonRAR$26,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$38,570$0
Ted CruzRTX$35,750$0
Steve DainesRMT$40,900$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$15,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$26,300$7,250
Mike EnziRWY$36,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$12,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$107,650$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$22,200$0
Al FrankenDMN$250$5,000
Cory GardnerRCO$33,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$32,750$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$45,250$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$52,199$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$24,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$6,000$3,000
Heidi HeitkampDND$30,250$4,500
Dean HellerRNV$48,166$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$50,515$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$60,400$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$50,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$73,105$7,000
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$5,000
Mark KirkRIL$48,100$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$16,000$1,000
James LankfordROK$59,400$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,500$2,500
Mike LeeRUT$43,250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$63,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$44,500$14,000
John McCainRAZ$26,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$71,500$3,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$212,537$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$17,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$10,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$19,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$131,850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$30,600$0
Chris MurphyDCT$9,000$8,000
Patty MurrayDWA$66,300$9,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$59,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$31,500$0
David PerdueRGA$30,700$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$31,700$0
Rob PortmanROH$59,700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$7,500$0
Jim RischRID$20,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$76,125$0
Mike RoundsRSD$44,800$0
Marco RubioRFL$48,800$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$4,225
Ben SasseRNE$44,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$66,500$5,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$53,900$11,000
Tim ScottRSC$76,500$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$35,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$29,200$4,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$35,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$10,000$2,000
Dan SullivanRAK$6,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$42,300$5,000
John ThuneRSD$61,800$0
Thom TillisRNC$15,450$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$43,261$0
Tom UdallDNM$22,000$3,000
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$98,088$16,500
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,603$8,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,500$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$65,025$0
Ron WydenDOR$56,709$5,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$33,500$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$79,700$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$3,700$6,000
John BarrassoRWY$20,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$15,400$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$21,500$5,500
Roy BluntRMO$135,750$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$71,500$5,000
John BoozmanRAR$33,850$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$18,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$25,000$11,000
Richard BurrRNC$34,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$2,000$2,500
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$76,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$24,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$24,500$5,500
Bob CaseyDPA$37,000$1,000
Bill CassidyRLA$16,600$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$26,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$64,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$40,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$45,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$29,250$0
John CornynRTX$62,500$0
Tom CottonRAR$26,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$38,570$0
Ted CruzRTX$35,750$0
Steve DainesRMT$40,900$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$15,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$26,300$7,250
Mike EnziRWY$36,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$12,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$107,650$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$22,200$0
Al FrankenDMN$250$5,000
Cory GardnerRCO$33,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$32,750$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$45,250$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$52,199$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$24,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$6,000$3,000
Heidi HeitkampDND$30,250$4,500
Dean HellerRNV$48,166$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$50,515$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$60,400$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$50,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$73,105$7,000
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$5,000
Mark KirkRIL$48,100$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$16,000$1,000
James LankfordROK$59,400$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$12,500$2,500
Mike LeeRUT$43,250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$63,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$44,500$14,000
John McCainRAZ$26,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$71,500$3,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$212,537$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$17,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$10,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$19,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$131,850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$30,600$0
Chris MurphyDCT$9,000$8,000
Patty MurrayDWA$66,300$9,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$59,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$31,500$0
David PerdueRGA$30,700$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$31,700$0
Rob PortmanROH$59,700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$7,500$0
Jim RischRID$20,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$76,125$0
Mike RoundsRSD$44,800$0
Marco RubioRFL$48,800$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$4,225
Ben SasseRNE$44,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$66,500$5,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$53,900$11,000
Tim ScottRSC$76,500$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$35,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$29,200$4,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$35,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$10,000$2,000
Dan SullivanRAK$6,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$42,300$5,000
John ThuneRSD$61,800$0
Thom TillisRNC$15,450$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$43,261$0
Tom UdallDNM$22,000$3,000
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$98,088$16,500
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,603$8,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,500$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$65,025$0
Ron WydenDOR$56,709$5,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Railroads$3,926,103

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Railroad unions$169,975
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