Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 115th Congress.

S. 1460 - Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017

Energy. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for the modernization of the energy and natural resources policies of the United States, 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.

Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017

S. 1460 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to provide for the modernization of the energy and natural resources policies of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for the modernization of the energy and natural resources policies of the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
  • Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project Phase III Act of 2017
  • Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
Sponsor
Lisa Murkowski
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advanced technology and technological innovations
  • Advisory bodies
  • Air quality
  • Alaska
  • Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Archaeology and anthropology
  • Atmospheric science and weather
  • Biological and life sciences
  • California
  • Chemistry
  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • Colorado
  • Commemorative events and holidays
  • Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Connecticut
  • Dams and canals
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of the Interior
  • Disaster relief and insurance
  • District of Columbia
  • Earth sciences
  • Economic development
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Emergency planning and evacuation
  • Employment and training programs
  • Energy assistance for the poor and aged
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Energy prices
  • Energy research
  • Energy storage, supplies, demand
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Environmental technology
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal-Indian relations
  • Firearms and explosives
  • Fires
  • First responders and emergency personnel
  • Fishes
  • Floods and storm protection
  • Forests, forestry, trees
  • Freedom of information
  • Gambling
  • General energy matters
  • Genetics
  • Geography and mapping
  • Georgia
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government information and archives
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Government liability
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Higher education
  • Historic sites and heritage areas
  • Historical and cultural resources
  • Housing finance and home ownership
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles
  • Illinois
  • Indian lands and resources rights
  • Indian social and development programs
  • Industrial facilities
  • Infrastructure development
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Kansas
  • Lakes and rivers
  • Land transfers
  • Land use and conservation
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Life, casualty, property insurance
  • Lighting and heating
  • Lighting, heating, cooling
  • Mammals
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Marine and inland water transportation
  • Maryland
  • Materials
  • Medical research
  • Metals
  • Military history
  • Mining
  • Minnesota
  • Minority education
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Monuments and memorials
  • Motor carriers
  • Motor fuels
  • Motor vehicles
  • Native Americans
  • Natural disasters
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York State
  • North Carolina
  • Nuclear power
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
  • Oil and gas
  • Oregon
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • Pennsylvania
  • Performance measurement
  • Photography and imaging
  • Pipelines
  • Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents
  • Protest and dissent
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public utilities and utility rates
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Racial and ethnic relations
  • Radiation
  • Regional and metropolitan planning
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
  • Roads and highways
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Seashores and lakeshores
  • Small towns
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • State and local government operations
  • Strategic materials and reserves
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
  • Telephone and wireless communication
  • Television and film
  • Tennessee
  • Transportation costs
  • U.S. history
  • User charges and fees
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington State
  • Water resources funding
  • Water storage
  • Water use and supply
  • Watersheds
  • West Virginia
  • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
  • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
  • Wyoming
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/28/2017
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/28/2017
6/28/2017Introduced in Senate
6/28/2017Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar6/29/2017Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 162.
9/19/2017Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-485.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$559,108
$970,405
$632,146
$2,161,659
5.4 times as much
$10,463,497
$10,650
$66,650
$563,462
$151,500
$377,020
$11,632,779
4 Organizations Support and 32 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017

4 organizations support this bill

Bipartisan Policy Center
BPC (2017, July 5). Grumet: Bipartisan Senate Energy Bill an Important Step Toward America’s Energy Future. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Bipartisan Policy Center.
National Electrical Contractors Association
NECA (2017, July 7). POTUS RELEASES AMERICA FIRST ENERGY PLAN; DESIGNATES 'ENERGY WEEK'. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from NECA.
Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy (2017, June 29). Senate Energy Bill Would Advance Conservation. Retrieved July 3, 2017, from The Nature Conservancy.
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association
SMACNA (2017, July 6). SMACNA Urges Senate to Support and Pass S. 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from SMACNA.

32 organizations oppose this bill

350.org
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
ActionAid USA
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Beyond Extreme Energy
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
beyond nuclear
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Center for Biological Diversity
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Center for Earth Ethics
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Center for Sustainable Economy
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Climate Hawks Vote
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
CREDO Action
CREDO (2017, July 9). Stop the Trump-McConnell dirty energy bill. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from CREDO Action.
Daily Kos
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Elders Climate Action
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Franciscan Action Network
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
great old broads for wilderness
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Green America
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Institute for Policy Studies
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
League of Women Voters
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Native Organizers Alliance
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Nuclear Information and Resource Service
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
ocean conservation research
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Oil Change International
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Organic Consumers Association
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Our Revolution
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
People Demanding Action
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
People’s Action
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Predator Defense
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Progressive Democrats of America
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Rachel Carson Council, Inc.
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Rainforest Relief
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Surfrider Foundation
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Waterkeeper Alliance
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.
Working Families Party
undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Organizational Sign-on Letter Opposing Senate Bill 1460, The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Food & Water Watch.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th 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 Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$32,900$10,150
Tammy BaldwinDWI$9,222$586,630
John BarrassoRWY$10,850$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$3,000$668,913
Richard BlumenthalDCT$12,100$52,685
Roy BluntRMO$110,630$4,550
Cory A. BookerDNJ$23,000$152,884
John BoozmanRAR$10,844$10,585
Sherrod BrownDOH$21,750$544,079
Richard BurrRNC$28,600$7,950
Maria CantwellDWA$1,222$21,110
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$56,700$500
Ben CardinDMD$17,250$48,750
Tom CarperDDE$8,200$17,400
Bob CaseyDPA$20,000$78,400
Bill CassidyRLA$53,799$7,900
William Thad CochranRMS$16,400$3,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$7,000$7,800
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$3,000$75,472
Bob CorkerRTN$18,080$10,100
John CornynRTX$19,300$5,000
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$5,317$1,065,104
Tom CottonRAR$22,473$21,620
Mike CrapoRID$9,200$0
Ted CruzRTX$14,193$15,049
Steve DainesRMT$10,825$1,400
Joe DonnellyDIN$14,000$69,894
Tammy DuckworthDIL$5,900$719,026
Dick DurbinDIL$29,800$62,838
Mike EnziRWY$7,250$1,000
Joni ErnstRIA$12,050$750
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$12,922$5,872
Deb FischerRNE$6,600$1,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$18,800$1,500
Al FrankenDMN$5,344$229,154
Cory GardnerRCO$41,125$9,703
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$25,522$157,471
Lindsey GrahamRSC$28,716$8,700
Chuck GrassleyRIA$12,650$10,750
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$17,082$409,785
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$12,675$969,060
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,550$2,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$2,000$175,962
Heidi HeitkampDND$972$66,600
Dean HellerRNV$47,100$3,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$41,249$101,813
John HoevenRND$21,950$2,333
Jim InhofeROK$4,800$250
Johnny IsaksonRGA$27,600$1,600
Ron JohnsonRWI$31,163$675
Tim KaineDVA$16,600$373,095
John KennedyRLA$27,300$11,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$12,250$29,215
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,122$29,713
James LankfordROK$30,700$7,600
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,650$81,315
Mike LeeRUT$4,650$253
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,750$32,125
Ed MarkeyDMA$40,525$201,523
John McCainRAZ$1,450$3,975
Claire McCaskillDMO$25,372$157,536
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$30,950$3,700
Bob MenéndezDNJ$25,975$23,450
Jeff MerkleyDOR$18,300$112,853
Jerry MoranRKS$23,500$7,020
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$23,400$0
Chris MurphyDCT$18,700$278,495
Patty MurrayDWA$36,522$218,152
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$5,050$98,418
Rand PaulRKY$25,826$5,395
David PerdueRGA$23,200$5,400
Gary C. PetersDMI$16,900$306,520
Rob PortmanROH$45,880$10,520
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,375$11,275
Jim RischRID$6,900$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$24,639$0
Mike RoundsRSD$13,500$1,750
Marco RubioRFL$83,950$15,522
Bernie SandersIVT$1,650$324,185
Ben SasseRNE$6,850$3,700
Brian SchatzDHI$49,675$123,126
Chuck SchumerDNY$95,849$97,172
Tim ScottRSC$29,950$4,300
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$30,000$130,410
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$5,400$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$10,222$85,566
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$15,000$5,845
Jon TesterDMT$4,750$154,372
John ThuneRSD$23,200$3,771
Thom TillisRNC$11,876$7,201
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$45,526$23,634
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$104,921
Chris Van HollenDMD$89,700$75,600
Mark R. WarnerDVA$13,200$62,814
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$40,250$1,843,718
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$3,750$29,357
Roger F. WickerRMS$9,650$1,250
Ron WydenDOR$18,650$85,650
Todd YoungRIN$37,900$10,350

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$32,900$10,150
Tammy BaldwinDWI$9,222$586,630
John BarrassoRWY$10,850$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$3,000$668,913
Richard BlumenthalDCT$12,100$52,685
Roy BluntRMO$110,630$4,550
Cory A. BookerDNJ$23,000$152,884
John BoozmanRAR$10,844$10,585
Sherrod BrownDOH$21,750$544,079
Richard BurrRNC$28,600$7,950
Maria CantwellDWA$1,222$21,110
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$56,700$500
Ben CardinDMD$17,250$48,750
Tom CarperDDE$8,200$17,400
Bob CaseyDPA$20,000$78,400
Bill CassidyRLA$53,799$7,900
William Thad CochranRMS$16,400$3,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$7,000$7,800
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$3,000$75,472
Bob CorkerRTN$18,080$10,100
John CornynRTX$19,300$5,000
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$5,317$1,065,104
Tom CottonRAR$22,473$21,620
Mike CrapoRID$9,200$0
Ted CruzRTX$14,193$15,049
Steve DainesRMT$10,825$1,400
Joe DonnellyDIN$14,000$69,894
Tammy DuckworthDIL$5,900$719,026
Dick DurbinDIL$29,800$62,838
Mike EnziRWY$7,250$1,000
Joni ErnstRIA$12,050$750
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$12,922$5,872
Deb FischerRNE$6,600$1,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$18,800$1,500
Al FrankenDMN$5,344$229,154
Cory GardnerRCO$41,125$9,703
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$25,522$157,471
Lindsey GrahamRSC$28,716$8,700
Chuck GrassleyRIA$12,650$10,750
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$17,082$409,785
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$12,675$969,060
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,550$2,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$2,000$175,962
Heidi HeitkampDND$972$66,600
Dean HellerRNV$47,100$3,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$41,249$101,813
John HoevenRND$21,950$2,333
Jim InhofeROK$4,800$250
Johnny IsaksonRGA$27,600$1,600
Ron JohnsonRWI$31,163$675
Tim KaineDVA$16,600$373,095
John KennedyRLA$27,300$11,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$12,250$29,215
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,122$29,713
James LankfordROK$30,700$7,600
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,650$81,315
Mike LeeRUT$4,650$253
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,750$32,125
Ed MarkeyDMA$40,525$201,523
John McCainRAZ$1,450$3,975
Claire McCaskillDMO$25,372$157,536
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$30,950$3,700
Bob MenéndezDNJ$25,975$23,450
Jeff MerkleyDOR$18,300$112,853
Jerry MoranRKS$23,500$7,020
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$23,400$0
Chris MurphyDCT$18,700$278,495
Patty MurrayDWA$36,522$218,152
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$5,050$98,418
Rand PaulRKY$25,826$5,395
David PerdueRGA$23,200$5,400
Gary C. PetersDMI$16,900$306,520
Rob PortmanROH$45,880$10,520
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,375$11,275
Jim RischRID$6,900$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$24,639$0
Mike RoundsRSD$13,500$1,750
Marco RubioRFL$83,950$15,522
Bernie SandersIVT$1,650$324,185
Ben SasseRNE$6,850$3,700
Brian SchatzDHI$49,675$123,126
Chuck SchumerDNY$95,849$97,172
Tim ScottRSC$29,950$4,300
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$30,000$130,410
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$5,400$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$10,222$85,566
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$15,000$5,845
Jon TesterDMT$4,750$154,372
John ThuneRSD$23,200$3,771
Thom TillisRNC$11,876$7,201
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$45,526$23,634
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$104,921
Chris Van HollenDMD$89,700$75,600
Mark R. WarnerDVA$13,200$62,814
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$40,250$1,843,718
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$3,750$29,357
Roger F. WickerRMS$9,650$1,250
Ron WydenDOR$18,650$85,650
Todd YoungRIN$37,900$10,350

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$6,497,094
Electrical contractors$970,405
Health & welfare policy$632,146
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$559,108

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
Environmental policy$6,497,094
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$563,462
Animal Rights$377,020
Other unions$151,500
Human Rights$66,650
Consumer groups$10,650
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