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S. 785 - FRAC Act

Environmental protection. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to repeal a certain exemption for hydraulic fracturing, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

FRAC Act

S. 785 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to repeal a certain exemption for hydraulic fracturing, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to repeal a certain exemption for hydraulic fracturing, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • FRAC Act
  • Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act
  • FRAC Act
Sponsor
Robert P. Casey, Jr.
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Business records
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Government information and archives
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Health information and medical records
  • Oil and gas
  • State and local government operations
  • Water quality
  • Water use and supply
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Major Actions
Introduced3/18/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/18/2015
3/18/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
3/18/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

10% more
$5,398,859
$547,752
$750
$5,947,361
$5,429,243
$5,429,243
32 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
FRAC Act

32 organizations supported this bill

350.org
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
American Rivers
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Appalachian Voices
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Breast Cancer Action
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Center for Biological Diversity
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Center for Effective Government
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Center for Environmental Health
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
center for health environment and justice
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Citizens Campaign for the Environment
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Clean Air Council
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Clean Water Action
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Earth Day Network
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Earthjustice
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
EarthWorks
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Endocrine Disruption Exchange
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Environment America
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
environmental protection information center
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Environmental Working Group
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Grassroots Coalition
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
klamath forest alliance
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
League of Conservation Voters
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
League of Women Voters
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
nature abounds
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Network for Oil & Gas Accountability and Protection
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Ocean Futures Society
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Riverkeeper
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Sierra Club
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
Western Organization of Resource Councils
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.
WildEarth Guardians
Undersigned (2015, March 19). Environmental Group Letter Calling on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Frack Pack. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from Earthjustice.

1 organization opposed this bill

Western Energy Alliance
Gruver, Mead (2015, March 19). Democratic lawmakers make another attempt with 'Frack Pack' of oil, gas environmental bills. Power Source. Retrieved March 20, 2015, from http://powersource.post-gazette.com/powersource/latest-oil-and-gas/2015/03/19/Democrats-reintroduce-Frack-Pack-oil-and-gas-regulations-1/stories/201503190236.

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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$26,300$24,200
Kelly AyotteRNH$29,900$126,325
Tammy BaldwinDWI$168,238$6,311
John BarrassoRWY$0$141,366
Michael F. BennetDCO$477,313$32,555
Richard BlumenthalDCT$71,679$0
Roy BluntRMO$99,080$67,841
Cory A. BookerDNJ$140,412$500
John BoozmanRAR$200$24,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$130,721$7,850
Richard BurrRNC$16,000$61,125
Maria CantwellDWA$135,024$5,500
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$12,500$82,716
Ben CardinDMD$20,275$6,000
Tom CarperDDE$6,700$5,000
Bob CaseyDPA$28,004$11,500
Bill CassidyRLA$40,949$203,367
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$16,450
William Thad CochranRMS$27,450$42,350
Susan M. CollinsRME$38,550$9,850
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$21,400$2,000
Bob CorkerRTN$500$55,866
John CornynRTX$0$307,047
Tom CottonRAR$7,267$138,535
Mike CrapoRID$0$5,500
Ted CruzRTX$1,250$407,335
Steve DainesRMT$1,000$136,600
Joe DonnellyDIN$31,596$0
Dick DurbinDIL$66,111$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$38,250
Joni ErnstRIA$0$44,700
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$28,272$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$42,035
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$54,400
Al FrankenDMN$120,868$2,900
Cory GardnerRCO$750$372,200
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$50,622$6,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$42,163$27,300
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$25,875
Orrin G. HatchRUT$19,050$88,750
Martin HeinrichDNM$274,319$13,250
Heidi HeitkampDND$2,472$88,624
Dean HellerRNV$6,000$78,400
Mazie K. HironoDHI$38,426$0
John HoevenRND$500$88,848
Jim InhofeROK$500$158,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,500$8,000
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,050$99,025
Tim KaineDVA$306,763$4,000
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$45,070$0
Mark KirkRIL$9,300$45,166
Amy KlobucharDMN$15,872$3,000
James LankfordROK$8,000$295,725
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$34,668$1,000
Mike LeeRUT$0$32,765
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$3,500$47,800
Ed MarkeyDMA$403,806$6,200
John McCainRAZ$3,200$59,050
Claire McCaskillDMO$27,872$10,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$18,700$282,950
Bob MenéndezDNJ$27,500$5,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$148,305$1,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$15,450$39,877
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$15,050$201,450
Chris MurphyDCT$124,946$500
Patty MurrayDWA$127,800$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$71,132$2,000
Rand PaulRKY$0$10,711
David PerdueRGA$0$35,700
Gary C. PetersDMI$461,839$0
Rob PortmanROH$34,950$127,850
John "Jack" ReedDRI$16,700$0
Harry ReidDNV$15,800$5,100
Jim RischRID$1,000$20,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,439$122,050
Mike RoundsRSD$0$59,400
Marco RubioRFL$18,763$135,390
Bernie SandersIVT$53,147$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$37,735
Brian SchatzDHI$288,064$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$152,378$5,000
Tim ScottRSC$3,000$79,225
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$18,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$223,063$3,800
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$19,900
Debbie StabenowDMI$34,197$5,750
Dan SullivanRAK$0$130,285
Jon TesterDMT$273,585$8,350
John ThuneRSD$14,125$37,700
Thom TillisRNC$0$70,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$8,600$127,602
Tom UdallDNM$172,894$42,500
David VitterRLA$19,800$32,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$58,938$10,100
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$213,796$13,500
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$127,060$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,500$43,466
Ron WydenDOR$147,128$23,950

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$26,300$24,200
Kelly AyotteRNH$29,900$126,325
Tammy BaldwinDWI$168,238$6,311
John BarrassoRWY$0$141,366
Michael F. BennetDCO$477,313$32,555
Richard BlumenthalDCT$71,679$0
Roy BluntRMO$99,080$67,841
Cory A. BookerDNJ$140,412$500
John BoozmanRAR$200$24,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$130,721$7,850
Richard BurrRNC$16,000$61,125
Maria CantwellDWA$135,024$5,500
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$12,500$82,716
Ben CardinDMD$20,275$6,000
Tom CarperDDE$6,700$5,000
Bob CaseyDPA$28,004$11,500
Bill CassidyRLA$40,949$203,367
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$16,450
William Thad CochranRMS$27,450$42,350
Susan M. CollinsRME$38,550$9,850
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$21,400$2,000
Bob CorkerRTN$500$55,866
John CornynRTX$0$307,047
Tom CottonRAR$7,267$138,535
Mike CrapoRID$0$5,500
Ted CruzRTX$1,250$407,335
Steve DainesRMT$1,000$136,600
Joe DonnellyDIN$31,596$0
Dick DurbinDIL$66,111$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$38,250
Joni ErnstRIA$0$44,700
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$28,272$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$42,035
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$54,400
Al FrankenDMN$120,868$2,900
Cory GardnerRCO$750$372,200
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$50,622$6,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$42,163$27,300
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$25,875
Orrin G. HatchRUT$19,050$88,750
Martin HeinrichDNM$274,319$13,250
Heidi HeitkampDND$2,472$88,624
Dean HellerRNV$6,000$78,400
Mazie K. HironoDHI$38,426$0
John HoevenRND$500$88,848
Jim InhofeROK$500$158,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,500$8,000
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,050$99,025
Tim KaineDVA$306,763$4,000
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$45,070$0
Mark KirkRIL$9,300$45,166
Amy KlobucharDMN$15,872$3,000
James LankfordROK$8,000$295,725
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$34,668$1,000
Mike LeeRUT$0$32,765
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$3,500$47,800
Ed MarkeyDMA$403,806$6,200
John McCainRAZ$3,200$59,050
Claire McCaskillDMO$27,872$10,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$18,700$282,950
Bob MenéndezDNJ$27,500$5,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$148,305$1,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$15,450$39,877
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$15,050$201,450
Chris MurphyDCT$124,946$500
Patty MurrayDWA$127,800$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$71,132$2,000
Rand PaulRKY$0$10,711
David PerdueRGA$0$35,700
Gary C. PetersDMI$461,839$0
Rob PortmanROH$34,950$127,850
John "Jack" ReedDRI$16,700$0
Harry ReidDNV$15,800$5,100
Jim RischRID$1,000$20,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,439$122,050
Mike RoundsRSD$0$59,400
Marco RubioRFL$18,763$135,390
Bernie SandersIVT$53,147$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$37,735
Brian SchatzDHI$288,064$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$152,378$5,000
Tim ScottRSC$3,000$79,225
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$18,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$223,063$3,800
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$19,900
Debbie StabenowDMI$34,197$5,750
Dan SullivanRAK$0$130,285
Jon TesterDMT$273,585$8,350
John ThuneRSD$14,125$37,700
Thom TillisRNC$0$70,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$8,600$127,602
Tom UdallDNM$172,894$42,500
David VitterRLA$19,800$32,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$58,938$10,100
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$213,796$13,500
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$127,060$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,500$43,466
Ron WydenDOR$147,128$23,950

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$5,398,859
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Independent oil & gas producers$5,429,243
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