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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

02-S1926 on Feb 8, 2002

Bill Sponsorship: the National Fuel Savings and Security Act
Source: Bill sponsored by 7 Senators
  • Amends the Federal law to prescribe annual fuel economy standards for passenger cars and light trucks starting in model year 2005.
  • Dictates that by 2013, there shall be an average combined fuel economy standard for such cars and trucks of at least 35 miles per gallon.
  • Allows States to permit vehicles occupied by one person to use HOV lanes if a vehicle is a hybrid or runs totally on alternative fuel.
  • Devise a system in which manufacturers can sell credits earned for cars and trucks exceeding fuel economy standards.
  • Requires that trucks, as well as cars, display a label with environmental information such as fuel economy and annual fuel cost.
  • Requires manufacturers to add a logo to the existing label or to add a separate green label detailing a vehicle's performance on fuel economy and greenhouse gas and other emissions.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Question 18: Prioritize green energy Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Energy & Oil
  • Headline: Include pickup trucks in CAFE; include hybrids in HOV lanes (Score: 1)

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  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
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  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 02-S1926

Richard Durbin s1oIL Democratic Sr Senator 
Fritz Hollings s1oSC Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004 
Daniel Inouye s1oHI Democratic Sr Senator 
John Kerry s1iMA Democratic Sr Senator 
Patty Murray s1oWA Democratic Sr Senator 
Bill Nelson s1oFL Democratic Sr Senator 



Republicans participating in 02-S1926



Independents participating in 02-S1926

Jim Jeffords s1oVT Former Independent Senator (retired 2006) 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 6
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1


















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