US Dept of Commerce
The United States Department of Commerce is the Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting economic growth. It was originally created as the United States Department of Commerce and Labor on February 14, 1903. It was subsequently renamed to the Department of Commerce on March 4, 1913, and its bureaus and agencies specializing in labor were transferred to the new Department of Labor.
Campaign Finance$1,492,605 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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RegulationsMentioned in 856 dockets; Submitted to 23 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "US Dept of Commerce" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 3 USCG Compass Port LLC Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application 2004
- Toggle 3 USCG Northeast Gateway Energy Bridge, L.L.C., Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application 2005
- Toggle 2 OSHA CADMIUM 2006
- Toggle 1 USCG Standards for Living Organisms In Ships Ballast Water Discharged In U.S. Waters 2001
- Toggle 1 USCG Cabrillo Port Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application 2004
- Toggle 1 FAA Notice of Initiation of Public Scoping and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting for Various National Park Air Tour Management Plans within Hawaii 2004
- Toggle 1 USCG El Paso Energy Bridge Gulf of Mexico, LLC Deep Water Port License Application 2003
- Toggle 1 OSHA CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS (PT 1518) 1971
- Toggle 1 FMCSA Agency Information Collection Activities; Revisiion of an Approvedd Information Collection; Annual and Quarterly Report of Class 1 Motor Carriers of Passengers (OMB 2139-0003) 2009
- Toggle 1 OSHA LOGGING OPERATIONS 2006
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 50 ITA Recently Posted ITA Rules and Notices. Unknown
- Toggle 15 EPA Amendment to the Universal Waste Rule: Addition of Pharmaceuticals 2007
- Toggle 15 EPA California State Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Standards - Request for Waiver of Preemption Under Clean Air Act Section 209(b) for Greenhouse Gas Emissions 2006
- Toggle 13 EERE Recently Posted EERE Rules and Notices. Unknown
- Toggle 12 NTIA Recently Posted NTIA Rules and Notices. Unknown
- Toggle 12 DOT Fine Airlines vs Aeroservicios Ecuatorianos, and the Gov't of Ecuador - IATFCA Complaint 1995
- Toggle 11 EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Regulation and Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). 2002
- Toggle 11 EPA Water Quality Standards for the State of Florida's Estuaries and Coastal Waters 2010
- Toggle 11 USCG Neptune LNG, L.L.C. Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application 2005
- Toggle 11 EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System - Regulations To Establish Requirements for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Phase II Existing Facilities 2002
EPA Violations3 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Agi-Vr/Wesson Company||U.S. Dept of Commerce (+22 others)||2007||Glen Cove, Ny||$40,810,000|
|City Of Glen Cove||U.S. Department of Commerce (+12 others)||2004||Glen Cove, Ny||$21,900,000|
|Vulcan-Louisville Smelting Company Bankruptcy (Cercla)||U.S. Department Of Commerce (+4 others)||2003||North Chicago, Il||$3,165,000|
Advisory Committees7 people on 6 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "US Dept of Commerce" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of State 2 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Transportation 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Federal Communications Commission 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle National Science Foundation 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Small Business Administration 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Agriculture 1 person on 1 committee