S. 385 - Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act

Energy. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, 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 Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act

S. 385 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
  • Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
  • Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
  • Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
  • Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
Sponsor
Rob Portman
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advisory bodies
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Building construction
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer affairs
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Education programs funding
  • Educational facilities and institutions
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Employment and training programs
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Energy prices
  • Energy research
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental technology
  • General Services Administration
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government information and archives
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Higher education
  • Housing and community development funding
  • Housing finance and home ownership
  • Housing for the elderly and disabled
  • Industrial facilities
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Lighting and heating
  • Lighting, heating, cooling
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials
  • Performance measurement
  • Product safety and quality
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public utilities and utility rates
  • Real estate business
  • Research and development
  • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
  • Science and engineering education
  • Small business
  • State and local government operations
  • Technology assessment
  • Water use and supply
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Major Actions
Introduced2/15/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/15/2017
2/15/2017Introduced in Senate
2/15/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Put on a legislative calendar3/30/2017Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
5/10/2017Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski without amendment. With written report No. 115-60.
Put on a legislative calendar5/10/2017Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 73.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $120,100 Against $0
  2. January - February 2011 For $313,801 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $1,066,460 Against $0
  4. May - June 2011 For $898,729 Against $0
  5. July - August 2011 For $525,910 Against $0
  6. September - October 2011 For $1,166,949 Against $0
  7. November - December 2011 For $914,807 Against $0
  8. January - February 2012 For $623,059 Against $0
  9. March - April 2012 For $1,141,746 Against $0
  10. May - June 2012 For $1,548,708 Against $0
  11. July - August 2012 For $1,103,674 Against $0
  12. September - October 2012 For $2,371,431 Against $0
  13. November - December 2012 For $355,647 Against $0
  14. January - February 2013 For $438,846 Against $0
  15. March - April 2013 For $1,116,217 Against $0
  16. May - June 2013 For $1,332,163 Against $0
  17. July - August 2013 For $673,728 Against $0
  18. September - October 2013 For $968,531 Against $0
  19. November - December 2013 For $1,105,048 Against $0
  20. January - February 2014 For $870,079 Against $0
  21. March - April 2014 For $1,504,807 Against $0
  22. May - June 2014 For $1,880,380 Against $0
  23. July - August 2014 For $1,067,099 Against $0
  24. September - October 2014 For $2,477,185 Against $0
  25. November - December 2014 For $500,797 Against $0
  26. January - February 2015 For $562,462 Against $0
  27. March - April 2015 For $1,564,168 Against $0
  28. May - June 2015 For $1,435,768 Against $0
  29. July - August 2015 For $643,137 Against $0
  30. September - October 2015 For $1,162,718 Against $0
  31. November - December 2015 For $942,442 Against $0
  32. January - February 2016 For $652,515 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $1,618,304 Against $0
  34. May - June 2016 For $1,675,513 Against $0
  35. July - August 2016 For $1,311,908 Against $0
  36. September - October 2016 For $1,803,584 Against $0
  37. November - December 2016 For $173,615 Against $0

Votes

    38 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act

    38 organizations support this bill

    Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Alliance for Industrial Efficiency
    Kefer, Jennifer R. (2017, February 16). AIE Letter to Senator Shaheen and Senator Portman. Retrieved March 13, 2017, from Alliance 4 Industrial Efficiency.
    Alliance to Save Energy
    Alliance to Save Energy (2017, February 15). Alliance Calls On Congress To Pass "Portman-Shaheen" Efficiency Bill. Retrieved February 16, 2017, from Alliance to Save Energy.
    Ameresco
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    American Chemistry Council
    American Chemistry Council (2017, February 14). ACC Commends Senators Portman and Shaheen for Reintroducing Energy Efficiency Bill. Retrieved February 16, 2017, from American Chemistry Council.
    American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Building Performance Institute
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Ceres, Inc.
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Covestro
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Cree
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Danfoss
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    E4TheFuture
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    efficiency first
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Energy Efficient Codes Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Environmental and Energy Study Institute
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Friends Committee on National Legislation
    FCNL (2017, February 17). FCNL Applauds Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Legislation. Retrieved March 13, 2017, from FCNL.
    Home Performance Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    institute for market transformation
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    International Association of Lighting Designers
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Johnson Controls
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Legrand
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    National Association for State Community Services Programs
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    National Association of Energy Service Companies
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    National Association of State Energy Officials
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    National Association of the Remodeling Industry
    NARI (2017, February 15). NARI Supports Legislative Change for Energy Efficiency. Retrieved March 14, 2017, from NARI.
    National Roofing Contractors Association
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Nature Conservancy
    Nature Conservancy (2017, February 16). The Nature Conservancy Supports Energy Efficiency Bill. Retrieved February 17, 2017, from Nature Conservancy.
    Philips Lighting
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Robert Bosch
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Schneider Electric
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    southeast energy efficiency alliance
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    United Technologies
    undersigned organizations (2017, March 30). Re: Support for S. 385 and H.R. 1443 (the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017). Retrieved March 31, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.

    0 organizations oppose this bill

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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$347,482$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$381,808$0
    John BarrassoRWY$219,606$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$855,921$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$323,355$0
    Roy BluntRMO$560,966$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$577,023$0
    John BoozmanRAR$201,005$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$599,793$0
    Richard BurrRNC$431,320$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$328,698$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$390,383$0
    Ben CardinDMD$201,757$0
    Tom CarperDDE$270,343$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$441,879$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$553,550$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$418,737$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$261,683$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$315,964$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$445,206$0
    John CornynRTX$604,500$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$800,059$0
    Tom CottonRAR$487,334$0
    Mike CrapoRID$167,264$0
    Ted CruzRTX$767,235$0
    Steve DainesRMT$369,708$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$277,986$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$650,746$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$534,545$0
    Mike EnziRWY$120,150$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$111,750$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$268,934$0
    Deb FischerRNE$201,329$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$207,175$0
    Al FrankenDMN$300,760$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$645,151$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$399,181$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$449,154$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$250,571$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$284,966$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$292,827$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$308,153$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$534,629$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$116,583$0
    Dean HellerRNV$384,834$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$168,276$0
    John HoevenRND$174,043$0
    Jim InhofeROK$341,135$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$381,724$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$554,179$0
    Tim KaineDVA$911,397$0
    John KennedyRLA$147,000$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$137,770$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$150,877$0
    James LankfordROK$407,792$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$187,118$0
    Mike LeeRUT$137,193$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$313,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$706,060$0
    John McCainRAZ$482,739$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$309,751$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$848,205$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$530,205$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$287,093$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$177,183$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$390,735$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$446,685$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$524,818$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$435,203$0
    Rand PaulRKY$247,277$0
    David PerdueRGA$258,533$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$861,996$0
    Rob PortmanROH$817,459$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$200,950$0
    Jim RischRID$98,378$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$305,704$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$187,183$0
    Marco RubioRFL$551,071$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$90,955$0
    Ben SasseRNE$159,981$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$548,739$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$796,327$0
    Tim ScottRSC$446,120$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$477,329$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$218,150$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$398,721$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$315,255$0
    Jon TesterDMT$574,206$0
    John ThuneRSD$256,003$0
    Thom TillisRNC$364,000$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$787,278$0
    Tom UdallDNM$385,011$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$913,035$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$346,813$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$726,405$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$252,611$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$179,903$0
    Ron WydenDOR$488,573$0
    Todd YoungRIN$565,885$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$347,482$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$381,808$0
    John BarrassoRWY$219,606$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$855,921$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$323,355$0
    Roy BluntRMO$560,966$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$577,023$0
    John BoozmanRAR$201,005$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$599,793$0
    Richard BurrRNC$431,320$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$328,698$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$390,383$0
    Ben CardinDMD$201,757$0
    Tom CarperDDE$270,343$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$441,879$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$553,550$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$418,737$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$261,683$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$315,964$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$445,206$0
    John CornynRTX$604,500$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$800,059$0
    Tom CottonRAR$487,334$0
    Mike CrapoRID$167,264$0
    Ted CruzRTX$767,235$0
    Steve DainesRMT$369,708$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$277,986$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$650,746$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$534,545$0
    Mike EnziRWY$120,150$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$111,750$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$268,934$0
    Deb FischerRNE$201,329$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$207,175$0
    Al FrankenDMN$300,760$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$645,151$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$399,181$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$449,154$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$250,571$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$284,966$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$292,827$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$308,153$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$534,629$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$116,583$0
    Dean HellerRNV$384,834$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$168,276$0
    John HoevenRND$174,043$0
    Jim InhofeROK$341,135$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$381,724$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$554,179$0
    Tim KaineDVA$911,397$0
    John KennedyRLA$147,000$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$137,770$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$150,877$0
    James LankfordROK$407,792$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$187,118$0
    Mike LeeRUT$137,193$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$313,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$706,060$0
    John McCainRAZ$482,739$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$309,751$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$848,205$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$530,205$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$287,093$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$177,183$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$390,735$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$446,685$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$524,818$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$435,203$0
    Rand PaulRKY$247,277$0
    David PerdueRGA$258,533$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$861,996$0
    Rob PortmanROH$817,459$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$200,950$0
    Jim RischRID$98,378$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$305,704$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$187,183$0
    Marco RubioRFL$551,071$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$90,955$0
    Ben SasseRNE$159,981$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$548,739$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$796,327$0
    Tim ScottRSC$446,120$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$477,329$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$218,150$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$398,721$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$315,255$0
    Jon TesterDMT$574,206$0
    John ThuneRSD$256,003$0
    Thom TillisRNC$364,000$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$787,278$0
    Tom UdallDNM$385,011$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$913,035$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$346,813$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$726,405$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$252,611$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$179,903$0
    Ron WydenDOR$488,573$0
    Todd YoungRIN$565,885$0

    Interest Groups that support this bill

    $ Donated
    Environmental policy$6,497,094
    Civil servant/public employee$5,306,111
    Defense aerospace contractors$5,056,134
    Construction, unclassified$4,404,859
    Chemicals$3,675,408
    Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,629,933
    Energy production & distribution$2,310,135
    Electronics manufacturing & services$1,421,514
    Architectural services$1,366,995
    Special trade contractors$1,198,434
    Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$1,010,860
    Manufacturing$592,718
    Environmental services, equipment & consulting$571,938
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$563,462
    Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$559,108
    Builders associations$439,050
    Chambers of commerce$362,426
    Building materials$271,726
    Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$126,950
    Public official (elected or appointed)$123,983
    Electrical lighting products$65,100
    Surveying$64,097
    International trade associations$14,000

    Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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