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S. 700 - READ Act

Environmental protection. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Asbestos Information Act of 1988 to establish a public database of asbestos-containing products, to require public disclosure of information pertaining to the manufacture, processing, distribution, and use of asbestos-containing products in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

READ Act

S. 700 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Asbestos Information Act of 1988 to establish a public database of asbestos-containing products, to require public disclosure of information pertaining to the manufacture, processing, distribution, and use of asbestos-containing products in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Asbestos Information Act of 1988 to establish a public database of asbestos-containing products, to require public disclosure of information pertaining to the manufacture, processing, distribution, and use of asbestos-containing products in the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • READ Act
  • Reducing Exposure to Asbestos Database Act of 2015
  • READ Act
Sponsor
Richard J. Durbin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Business records
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer affairs
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Manufacturing
  • Product safety and quality
  • Trade restrictions
  • Worker safety and health
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Major Actions
Introduced3/10/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/10/2015
3/10/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
3/10/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$1,301,294
$50,871
$750
$1,352,915
$0
3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
READ Act

3 organizations supported this bill

American Public Health Association
Benjamin, Georges C. (2015, June 4). American Public Health Association Support Letter for S 700. Retrieved August 11, 2015, from American Public Health Association.
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (2015, March 15). ADAO Supports the Introduction of the Reducing Exposure to Asbestos Database (READ) Act. Retrieved March 16, 2015, from Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization.
Public Citizen
Gilbert, Lisa & Harley, Susan (2015, May 13). Public Citizen Support Letter for S 700. Retrieved August 11, 2015, from Public Citizen.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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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$28,200$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$17,600$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$18,580$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,250$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$22,675$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$750$0
Roy BluntRMO$37,300$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$23,700$0
John BoozmanRAR$100$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$45,300$0
Richard BurrRNC$11,700$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,900$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$4,850$0
Ben CardinDMD$27,700$0
Tom CarperDDE$7,450$0
Bob CaseyDPA$32,150$0
Bill CassidyRLA$7,950$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$8,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$15,100$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$56,066$0
John CornynRTX$15,050$0
Tom CottonRAR$2,500$0
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$8,750$0
Steve DainesRMT$2,750$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$5,700$0
Dick DurbinDIL$21,200$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$2,600$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$6,338$0
Deb FischerRNE$2,750$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$7,200$0
Al FrankenDMN$4,455$0
Cory GardnerRCO$3,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$8,225$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$24,140$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$8,210$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$20,750$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$8,154$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$18,750$0
Dean HellerRNV$6,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$13,750$0
John HoevenRND$2,410$0
Jim InhofeROK$8,250$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$17,800$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$22,635$0
Tim KaineDVA$11,250$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$17,767$0
Mark KirkRIL$4,750$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$37,400$0
James LankfordROK$22,586$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$800$0
Mike LeeRUT$7,900$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$2,000$0
John McCainRAZ$2,850$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$28,600$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$31,425$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,850$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$6,450$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$3,100$0
Jerry MoranRKS$350$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$27,350$0
Patty MurrayDWA$18,641$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$49,150$0
Rand PaulRKY$11,496$0
David PerdueRGA$31,250$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$31,700$0
Rob PortmanROH$16,299$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$4,500$0
Jim RischRID$5,650$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$8,225$0
Mike RoundsRSD$30,004$0
Marco RubioRFL$2,225$0
Bernie SandersIVT$625$0
Ben SasseRNE$13,800$0
Brian SchatzDHI$22,600$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$29,950$0
Tim ScottRSC$33,877$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$8,799$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$33,750$0
Dan SullivanRAK$2,600$0
Jon TesterDMT$8,335$0
John ThuneRSD$10,370$0
Thom TillisRNC$10,204$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$42,001$0
Tom UdallDNM$7,575$0
David VitterRLA$4,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$14,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$21,423$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$1,850$0
Ron WydenDOR$30,200$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$28,200$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$17,600$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$18,580$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,250$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$22,675$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$750$0
Roy BluntRMO$37,300$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$23,700$0
John BoozmanRAR$100$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$45,300$0
Richard BurrRNC$11,700$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,900$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$4,850$0
Ben CardinDMD$27,700$0
Tom CarperDDE$7,450$0
Bob CaseyDPA$32,150$0
Bill CassidyRLA$7,950$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$8,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$15,100$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$56,066$0
John CornynRTX$15,050$0
Tom CottonRAR$2,500$0
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$8,750$0
Steve DainesRMT$2,750$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$5,700$0
Dick DurbinDIL$21,200$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$2,600$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$6,338$0
Deb FischerRNE$2,750$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$7,200$0
Al FrankenDMN$4,455$0
Cory GardnerRCO$3,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$8,225$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$24,140$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$8,210$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$20,750$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$8,154$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$18,750$0
Dean HellerRNV$6,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$13,750$0
John HoevenRND$2,410$0
Jim InhofeROK$8,250$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$17,800$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$22,635$0
Tim KaineDVA$11,250$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$17,767$0
Mark KirkRIL$4,750$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$37,400$0
James LankfordROK$22,586$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$800$0
Mike LeeRUT$7,900$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$2,000$0
John McCainRAZ$2,850$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$28,600$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$31,425$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,850$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$6,450$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$3,100$0
Jerry MoranRKS$350$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$27,350$0
Patty MurrayDWA$18,641$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$49,150$0
Rand PaulRKY$11,496$0
David PerdueRGA$31,250$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$31,700$0
Rob PortmanROH$16,299$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$4,500$0
Jim RischRID$5,650$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$8,225$0
Mike RoundsRSD$30,004$0
Marco RubioRFL$2,225$0
Bernie SandersIVT$625$0
Ben SasseRNE$13,800$0
Brian SchatzDHI$22,600$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$29,950$0
Tim ScottRSC$33,877$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$8,799$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$33,750$0
Dan SullivanRAK$2,600$0
Jon TesterDMT$8,335$0
John ThuneRSD$10,370$0
Thom TillisRNC$10,204$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$42,001$0
Tom UdallDNM$7,575$0
David VitterRLA$4,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$14,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$21,423$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$1,850$0
Ron WydenDOR$30,200$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Health professionals$50,871
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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