S. 659 - Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2016

Environmental protection. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, 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.

Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2016

S. 659 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2015
  • Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2016
  • National Fish Habitat Conservation Through Partnerships Act
  • Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2016
Sponsor
Dan Sullivan
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Environmental protection
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Africa
    • Agricultural practices and innovations
    • American Samoa
    • Animal protection and human-animal relationships
    • Army Corps of Engineers
    • Asia
    • Birds
    • Canada
    • Caribbean area
    • Department of Defense
    • Department of the Interior
    • Endangered and threatened species
    • Executive agency funding and structure
    • Firearms and explosives
    • Government trust funds
    • Guam
    • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
    • Hunting and fishing
    • Interest, dividends, interest rates
    • International organizations and cooperation
    • Licensing and registrations
    • Mammals
    • Northern Mariana Islands
    • Outdoor recreation
    • Puerto Rico
    • Reptiles
    • Trade restrictions
    • Virgin Islands
    • Wetlands
    • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
    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 Environment and Public Works.
    3/04/2015Introduced in Senate
    3/17/2015Committee on Environment and Public Works Senate Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 114-24.
    Put on a legislative calendar1/20/2016Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
    2/24/2016Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Inhofe with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 114-210. Minority views filed.
    Put on a legislative calendar2/24/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 371.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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    Contributions

    1. November - December 2010 For $0 Against $2,750
    2. January - February 2011 For $1,000 Against $52,150
    3. March - April 2011 For $1,000 Against $150,442
    4. May - June 2011 For $0 Against $94,027
    5. July - August 2011 For $612 Against $39,276
    6. September - October 2011 For $0 Against $170,617
    7. November - December 2011 For $500 Against $120,988
    8. January - February 2012 For $0 Against $77,610
    9. March - April 2012 For $0 Against $181,983
    10. May - June 2012 For $0 Against $373,096
    11. July - August 2012 For $0 Against $186,748
    12. September - October 2012 For $0 Against $552,961
    13. November - December 2012 For $0 Against $65,974
    14. January - February 2013 For $0 Against $108,750
    15. March - April 2013 For $0 Against $243,673
    16. May - June 2013 For $500 Against $186,997
    17. July - August 2013 For $0 Against $90,456
    18. September - October 2013 For $0 Against $95,904
    19. November - December 2013 For $2,500 Against $101,716
    20. January - February 2014 For $0 Against $128,442
    21. March - April 2014 For $0 Against $223,326
    22. May - June 2014 For $0 Against $351,923
    23. July - August 2014 For $0 Against $183,711
    24. September - October 2014 For $0 Against $514,882
    25. November - December 2014 For $0 Against $20,477
    26. January - February 2015 For $2,500 Against $36,912
    27. March - April 2015 For $4,000 Against $131,180
    28. May - June 2015 For $4,000 Against $226,718
    29. July - August 2015 For $2,000 Against $59,849
    30. September - October 2015 For $1,000 Against $138,950
    31. November - December 2015 For $8,000 Against $147,093
    32. January - February 2016 For $3,000 Against $80,055
    33. March - April 2016 For $5,000 Against $194,661
    34. May - June 2016 For $22,500 Against $221,066
    35. July - August 2016 For $4,500 Against $94,940
    36. September - October 2016 For $7,000 Against $116,701
    37. November - December 2016 For $0 Against $1,975

    Votes

      2 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2016

      2 organizations supported this bill

      Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
      Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (2016, January 20). Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Supports Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act. Retrieved April 18, 2016, from Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation.
      Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
      Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (2016, January 20). Senate Panel Advances Bill to Invest in Wetlands Conservation, Migratory Bird, and Fish Habitat. Retrieved January 21, 2016, from Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership.

      2 organizations opposed this bill

      Defenders of Wildlife
      Defenders of Wildlife (2016, April 14). Help Stop the Wildlife Doomsday Bill . Retrieved April 18, 2016, from Defenders of Wildlife.
      Humane Society of the United States
      Humane Society of the United States (2016, January 20). Senate Committee Passes Anti-Wildlife Package with Poison Pills, Strips Wolves of Federal Protections. Retrieved January 22, 2016, from Humane Society of the United States.

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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$0$19,100
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$26,400
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$167,716
      John BarrassoRWY$3,000$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$474,313
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$97,879
      Roy BluntRMO$4,000$5,700
      Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,500$183,712
      John BoozmanRAR$3,000$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$500
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$120,871
      Richard BurrRNC$1,000$8,000
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$141,702
      Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$2,000$5,000
      Ben CardinDMD$0$11,275
      Tom CarperDDE$0$6,500
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$34,504
      Bill CassidyRLA$2,000$37,300
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$17,850
      Susan M. CollinsRME$0$43,350
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$21,400
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Tom CottonRAR$0$2,600
      Mike CrapoRID$5,612$0
      Ted CruzRTX$0$1,250
      Steve DainesRMT$0$1,000
      Joe DonnellyDIN$2,000$31,596
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$64,261
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$20,850
      Deb FischerRNE$5,000$0
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
      Al FrankenDMN$0$116,238
      Cory GardnerRCO$1,000$750
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$51,100
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,500$41,663
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,000
      Martin HeinrichDNM$2,000$287,819
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$2,000
      Dean HellerRNV$0$6,000
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$38,426
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$5,000$500
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim KaineDVA$0$309,663
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$43,570
      Mark KirkRIL$0$5,000
      Amy KlobucharDMN$2,000$15,150
      James LankfordROK$0$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$40,518
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$2,500$3,500
      Ed MarkeyDMA$0$383,481
      John McCainRAZ$0$2,700
      Claire McCaskillDMO$1,000$9,500
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$3,500
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$16,000
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$161,755
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$16,250
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$7,170
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,000$12,550
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$123,496
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$106,528
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$3,000$76,882
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      David PerdueRGA$0$0
      Gary C. PetersDMI$0$517,639
      Rob PortmanROH$0$26,310
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$18,700
      Harry ReidDNV$0$21,500
      Jim RischRID$0$1,000
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
      Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
      Marco RubioRFL$2,000$11,513
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$52,647
      Ben SasseRNE$0$0
      Brian SchatzDHI$3,500$289,489
      Chuck SchumerDNY$500$128,179
      Tim ScottRSC$1,000$3,000
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$220,313
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$39,725
      Dan SullivanRAK$5,000$0
      Jon TesterDMT$2,500$269,985
      John ThuneRSD$1,000$10,925
      Thom TillisRNC$1,000$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,000$10,000
      Tom UdallDNM$0$183,144
      David VitterRLA$0$24,300
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$56,238
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$184,496
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$130,060
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$6,500
      Ron WydenDOR$1,000$135,978

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      Legislator Filters
      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$19,100
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$26,400
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$167,716
      John BarrassoRWY$3,000$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$474,313
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$97,879
      Roy BluntRMO$4,000$5,700
      Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,500$183,712
      John BoozmanRAR$3,000$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$500
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$120,871
      Richard BurrRNC$1,000$8,000
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$141,702
      Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$2,000$5,000
      Ben CardinDMD$0$11,275
      Tom CarperDDE$0$6,500
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$34,504
      Bill CassidyRLA$2,000$37,300
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$17,850
      Susan M. CollinsRME$0$43,350
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$21,400
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Tom CottonRAR$0$2,600
      Mike CrapoRID$5,612$0
      Ted CruzRTX$0$1,250
      Steve DainesRMT$0$1,000
      Joe DonnellyDIN$2,000$31,596
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$64,261
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$20,850
      Deb FischerRNE$5,000$0
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
      Al FrankenDMN$0$116,238
      Cory GardnerRCO$1,000$750
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$51,100
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,500$41,663
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,000
      Martin HeinrichDNM$2,000$287,819
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$2,000
      Dean HellerRNV$0$6,000
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$38,426
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$5,000$500
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim KaineDVA$0$309,663
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$43,570
      Mark KirkRIL$0$5,000
      Amy KlobucharDMN$2,000$15,150
      James LankfordROK$0$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$40,518
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$2,500$3,500
      Ed MarkeyDMA$0$383,481
      John McCainRAZ$0$2,700
      Claire McCaskillDMO$1,000$9,500
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$3,500
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$16,000
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$161,755
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$16,250
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$7,170
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,000$12,550
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$123,496
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$106,528
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$3,000$76,882
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      David PerdueRGA$0$0
      Gary C. PetersDMI$0$517,639
      Rob PortmanROH$0$26,310
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$18,700
      Harry ReidDNV$0$21,500
      Jim RischRID$0$1,000
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
      Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
      Marco RubioRFL$2,000$11,513
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$52,647
      Ben SasseRNE$0$0
      Brian SchatzDHI$3,500$289,489
      Chuck SchumerDNY$500$128,179
      Tim ScottRSC$1,000$3,000
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$220,313
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$39,725
      Dan SullivanRAK$5,000$0
      Jon TesterDMT$2,500$269,985
      John ThuneRSD$1,000$10,925
      Thom TillisRNC$1,000$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,000$10,000
      Tom UdallDNM$0$183,144
      David VitterRLA$0$24,300
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$56,238
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$184,496
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$130,060
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$6,500
      Ron WydenDOR$1,000$135,978

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Hunting & wildlife$69,612

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Environmental policy$5,398,859
      Animal Rights$370,120
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