H.R. 1260 - Patent Reform Act of 2009

Patents - Commerce. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS) 
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Patent Reform Act of 2009

H.R. 1260 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
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To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform.
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  • Patent Reform Act of 2009
John Conyers
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Commerce
  • Government investigations
  • Intellectual property
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3/03/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E536-537)
3/03/2009Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
4/30/2009Committee Hearings Held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to House members from Welfare & Social Work, which…

opposed this bill

Welfare & Social Work$214,302

13 Organizations Supported and 17 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Patent Reform Act of 2009

13 organizations supported this bill

Coalition for Patent Fairness (2009, March 23). Letter to President. Retrieved March 27, 2009, from .
Charles River Ventures
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2009, March 23). Letter to President. Retrieved March 27, 2009, from .
Cisco Systems
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2009, March 23). Letter to President. Retrieved March 27, 2009, from .
Coalition for Patent Fairness
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2009). Locke: Innovation and Job Creation “Critical” in Assessing Patent Reform. Retrieved March 25, 2009, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2009, March 23). Letter to President. Retrieved March 27, 2009, from .
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2009, April 2). Coalition Supports Patent Reform Legislation Adopted in Senate Judiciary Committee. Retrieved May 2, 2012, from Press Releases.
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2009, April 2). Coalition Supports Patent Reform Legislation Adopted in Senate Judiciary Committee. Retrieved May 2, 2012, from Press Releases.
Google (2009, March 3). Patent Reform Needed More Than Ever. Retrieved March 19, 2009, from Google.
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2009, March 23). Letter to President. Retrieved March 27, 2009, from .
Intellectual Property Owners Association
Intellectual Property Owners Association (n.d.). Patent Reform. Retrieved March 19, 2009, from Intellectual Property Owners Association.
Micron Technology
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2009, March 23). Letter to President. Retrieved March 27, 2009, from .
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2009, March 23). Letter to President. Retrieved March 27, 2009, from .
Research in Motion
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2009, March 23). Letter to President. Retrieved March 27, 2009, from .

17 organizations opposed this bill

60 Plus Association
United States Business and Industry Council (2009, March 18). Opposition Mounts to Patent Reform Act of 2009 . Retrieved March 19, 2009, from United States Business and Industry Council.
Abbott Laboratories
Pfizer (2009, March 20). Dear Senator Feinstein. Retrieved March 25, 2009, from Pfizer.
Pfizer (2009, March 20). Dear Senator Feinstein. Retrieved March 25, 2009, from Pfizer.
American Conservative Union
United States Business and Industry Council (2009, March 18). Opposition Mounts to Patent Reform Act of 2009 . Retrieved March 19, 2009, from United States Business and Industry Council.
Pfizer (2009, March 20). Dear Senator Feinstein. Retrieved March 25, 2009, from Pfizer.
Pfizer (2009, March 20). Dear Senator Feinstein. Retrieved March 25, 2009, from Pfizer.
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Biotechnology Industry Organization (2009, March 10). BIO Urges Senate Committee to Improve Patent Reform Legislation, Raises Concerns About Broader Economic Impact of Certain Provisions. Retrieved March 19, 2009, from Biotechnology Industry Organization.
California Healthcare Institute
Pfizer (2009, March 20). Dear Senator Feinstein. Retrieved March 25, 2009, from Pfizer.
Christian Coalition of America
United States Business and Industry Council (2009, March 18). Opposition Mounts to Patent Reform Act of 2009 . Retrieved March 19, 2009, from United States Business and Industry Council.
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2009, March 3). Coalition Statement on Introduction of Patent Reform Legislation America's Patent System: Creating Jobs and Growth by Stimulating Invention. Retrieved March 25, 2009, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Generic Pharmaceutical Association
Generic Pharmaceutical Association (2009, March 4). GPhA Statement Regarding Introduction of Patent Reform Act of 2009 . Retrieved March 19, 2009, from Generic Pharmaceutical Association.
Johnson & Johnson
Pfizer (2009, March 20). Dear Senator Feinstein. Retrieved March 25, 2009, from Pfizer.
Pfizer (2009, March 20). Dear Senator Feinstein. Retrieved March 25, 2009, from Pfizer.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (2009, March 3). PhRMA Statement on Patent Reform Act of 2009. Retrieved March 19, 2009, from Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.
Pfizer (2009, March 20). Dear Senator Feinstein. Retrieved March 25, 2009, from Pfizer.
Traditional Values Coalition
United States Business and Industry Council (2009, March 18). Opposition Mounts to Patent Reform Act of 2009 . Retrieved March 19, 2009, from United States Business and Industry Council.
U.S. Business & Industry Council
United States Business and Industry Council (2009, March 18). Opposition Mounts to Patent Reform Act of 2009 . Retrieved March 19, 2009, from United States Business and Industry Council.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of House members in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Welfare & Social Work interest groups, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$0
Gary AckermanDNY-5$0$1,000
Robert AderholtRAL-4$0$0
John AdlerDNJ-3$0$0
W. Todd AkinRMO-2$0$0
Rodney AlexanderRLA-5$0$0
Jason AltmireDPA-4$0$0
Rob AndrewsDNJ-1$0$0
Mike ArcuriDNY-24$0$0
Steve AustriaROH-7$0$0
Joe BacaDCA-43$0$0
Michele BachmannRMN-6$0$250
Spencer BachusRAL-6$0$0
Brian BairdDWA-3$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI-2$0$200
James Gresham BarrettRSC-3$0$0
John BarrowDGA-12$0$0
Roscoe BartlettRMD-6$0$0
Joe BartonRTX-6$0$0
Melissa BeanDIL-8$0$250
Xavier BecerraDCA-31$0$0
Rochelle "Shelley" BerkleyDNV-1$0$0
Howard BermanDCA-28$0$0
Robert Marion BerryDAR-1$0$0
Judy BiggertRIL-13$0$0
Brian BilbrayRCA-50$0$0
Gus BilirakisRFL-9$0$0
Rob BishopRUT-1$0$0
Sanford BishopDGA-2$0$0
Tim BishopDNY-1$0$1,300
Marsha BlackburnRTN-7$0$0
Earl BlumenauerDOR-3$0$0
Roy BluntRMO-7$0$1,000
John BoccieriDOH-16$0$1,300
John A. BoehnerROH-8$0$0
Jo BonnerRAL-1$0$0
Mary Bono MackRCA-45$0$0
John BoozmanRAR-3$0$500
Madeleine BordalloDGU$0$0
Dan BorenDOK-2$0$0
Leonard BoswellDIA-3$0$0
Rick BoucherDVA-9$0$0
Charles BoustanyRLA-7$0$0
Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$0$0
Kevin BradyRTX-8$0$0
Bob BradyDPA-1$0$0
Bruce BraleyDIA-1$0$1,000
Bobby BrightDAL-2$0$0
Paul BrounRGA-10$0$0
Corrine BrownDFL-3$0$0
Henry BrownRSC-1$0$0
Ginny Brown-WaiteRFL-5$0$0
Vern BuchananRFL-13$0$0
Michael BurgessRTX-26$0$0
Dan BurtonRIN-5$0$0
George "G.K." ButterfieldDNC-1$0$0
Steve BuyerRIN-4$0$0
Ken CalvertRCA-44$0$0
Dave CampRMI-4$0$0
John CampbellRCA-48$0$0
Eric CantorRVA-7$0$1,000
Anh "Joseph" CaoRLA-2$0$0
Shelley CapitoRWV-2$0$0
Lois CappsDCA-23$0$2,000
Mike CapuanoDMA-8$0$0
Dennis CardozaDCA-18$0$0
John "Russ" CarnahanDMO-3$0$523
Chris CarneyDPA-10$0$0
André CarsonDIN-7$0$500
John CarterRTX-31$0$0
Bill CassidyRLA-6$0$0
Mike CastleRDE$0$250
Kathy CastorDFL-11$0$500
Jason ChaffetzRUT-3$0$0
Albert "Ben" ChandlerDKY-6$0$0
Travis ChildersDMS-1$0$0
Donna Christian-ChristensenDVI$0$0
Yvette ClarkeDNY-11$0$1,000
William Lacy ClayDMO-1$0$0
Emanuel CleaverDMO-5$0$400
Jim ClyburnDSC-6$0$1,100
John Howard CobleRNC-6$0$0
Mike CoffmanRCO-6$0$0
Steve CohenDTN-9$0$0
Tom ColeROK-4$0$0
K. "Mike" ConawayRTX-11$0$0
Gerry ConnollyDVA-11$0$0
John ConyersDMI-14$0$0
Jim CooperDTN-5$0$0
Jim CostaDCA-20$0$1,000
Jerry CostelloDIL-12$0$0
Joe CourtneyDCT-2$0$400
Ander CrenshawRFL-4$0$0
Joe CrowleyDNY-7$0$0
Henry CuellarDTX-28$0$0
John CulbersonRTX-7$0$0
Elijah CummingsDMD-7$0$2,000
Kathy DahlkemperDPA-3$0$0
Artur DavisDAL-7$0$0
Danny DavisDIL-7$0$0
Geoff DavisRKY-4$0$0
Lincoln DavisDTN-4$0$1,000
Susan DavisDCA-53$0$2,250
Peter DeFazioDOR-4$0$0
Diana DeGetteDCO-1$0$1,000
Rosa DeLauroDCT-3$0$0
John Nathan DealRGA-9$0$0
Bill DelahuntDMA-10$0$0
Charlie DentRPA-15$0$0
Lincoln Diaz-BalartRFL-21$0$0
Mario Diaz-BalartRFL-25$0$0
Norm DicksDWA-6$0$0
John DingellDMI-15$0$1,000
Lloyd DoggettDTX-25$0$1,000
Joe DonnellyDIN-2$0$0
Mike DoyleDPA-14$0$0
David DreierRCA-26$0$0
Steve DriehausDOH-1$0$1,648
John "Jimmy" DuncanRTN-2$0$250
Donna EdwardsDMD-4$0$500
Thomas "Chet" EdwardsDTX-17$0$1,000
Vern EhlersRMI-3$0$0
Keith EllisonDMN-5$0$0
John "Brad" EllsworthDIN-8$0$0
Jo Ann EmersonRMO-8$0$0
Eliot EngelDNY-17$0$0
Anna EshooDCA-14$0$4,800
Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$0$0
Eni FaleomavaegaDAS$0$0
Mary FallinROK-5$0$0
Sam FarrDCA-17$0$0
Chaka FattahDPA-2$0$1,500
Bob FilnerDCA-51$0$4,400
Jeff FlakeRAZ-6$0$0
John FlemingRLA-4$0$0
J. "Randy" ForbesRVA-4$0$0
Jeff FortenberryRNE-1$0$0
George "Bill" FosterDIL-14$0$0
Virginia FoxxRNC-5$0$0
Barney FrankDMA-4$0$450
Trent FranksRAZ-2$0$0
Rodney FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$0$0
Marcia FudgeDOH-11$0$1,500
Elton GalleglyRCA-24$0$0
Ernest Scott GarrettRNJ-5$0$0
Jim GerlachRPA-6$0$0
Gabrielle GiffordsDAZ-8$0$300
John "Phil" GingreyRGA-11$0$0
Louie GohmertRTX-1$0$0
Charlie GonzalezDTX-20$0$1,500
Bob GoodlatteRVA-6$0$0
Bart GordonDTN-6$0$0
Kay GrangerRTX-12$0$250
Sam GravesRMO-6$0$0
Alan GraysonDFL-8$0$1,050
Al GreenDTX-9$0$0
Raymond "Gene" GreenDTX-29$0$0
Parker GriffithRAL-5$0$0
Raúl GrijalvaDAZ-7$0$1,000
Steven Brett GuthrieRKY-2$0$0
Luis GutiérrezDIL-4$0$0
John HallDNY-19$0$5,600
Ralph HallRTX-4$0$0
Debbie HalvorsonDIL-11$0$1,750
Phil HareDIL-17$0$2,000
Jane HarmanDCA-36$0$4,800
Gregg HarperRMS-3$0$0
Alcee HastingsDFL-23$0$0
Richard "Doc" HastingsRWA-4$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM-1$0$0
Dean HellerRNV-2$0$0
Jeb HensarlingRTX-5$0$0
Wally HergerRCA-2$0$0
Stephanie Herseth SandlinDSD$0$1,500
Brian HigginsDNY-27$0$0
Baron HillDIN-9$0$1,000
Jim HimesDCT-4$0$1,500
Maurice HincheyDNY-22$0$200
Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$0$0
Mazie HironoDHI-2$0$250
Paul HodesDNH-2$0$14,100
Pete HoekstraRMI-2$0$0
Thomas "Tim" HoldenDPA-17$0$0
Rush HoltDNJ-12$0$1,250
Mike HondaDCA-15$0$0
Steny H. HoyerDMD-5$0$0
Duncan HunterRCA-52$0$0
Bob InglisRSC-4$0$0
Jay InsleeDWA-1$0$0
Steve IsraelDNY-2$0$0
Darrell IssaRCA-49$0$0
Sheila Jackson LeeDTX-18$0$1,000
Jesse JacksonDIL-2$0$0
Lynn JenkinsRKS-2$0$0
Eddie Bernice JohnsonDTX-30$0$0
Henry "Hank" JohnsonDGA-4$0$0
Sam JohnsonRTX-3$0$0
Tim JohnsonRIL-15$0$0
Walter JonesRNC-3$0$0
Jim JordanROH-4$0$0
Steve KagenDWI-8$0$0
Paul KanjorskiDPA-11$0$0
Marcy KapturDOH-9$0$0
Patrick KennedyDRI-1$0$0
Dale KildeeDMI-5$0$0
Carolyn KilpatrickDMI-13$0$1,000
Mary Jo KilroyDOH-15$0$1,050
Ron KindDWI-3$0$0
Pete KingRNY-3$0$500
Steve KingRIA-5$0$0
Jack KingstonRGA-1$0$0
Mark KirkRIL-10$0$2,400
Ann KirkpatrickDAZ-1$0$1,500
Larry KissellDNC-8$0$0
Ron KleinDFL-22$0$1,250
John KlineRMN-2$0$0
Suzanne KosmasDFL-24$0$250
Frank KratovilDMD-1$0$2,201
Dennis KucinichDOH-10$0$0
Steve LaTouretteROH-14$0$1,000
Doug LambornRCO-5$0$0
Leonard LanceRNJ-7$0$0
Jim LangevinDRI-2$0$0
Rick LarsenDWA-2$0$0
John LarsonDCT-1$0$750
Tom LathamRIA-4$0$0
Bob LattaROH-5$0$0
Barbara LeeDCA-9$0$1,000
Chris LeeRNY-26$0$0
Sandy LevinDMI-12$0$1,000
Charles "Jerry" LewisRCA-41$0$0
John LewisDGA-5$0$0
John LinderRGA-7$0$0
Dan LipinskiDIL-3$0$0
Frank LoBiondoRNJ-2$0$0
Dave LoebsackDIA-2$0$500
Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$0$0
Nita LoweyDNY-18$0$3,000
Frank LucasROK-3$0$0
Blaine LuetkemeyerRMO-9$0$0
Ben Ray LujánDNM-3$0$0
Cynthia LummisRWY$0$0
Dan LungrenRCA-3$0$0
Stephen LynchDMA-9$0$0
Connie MackRFL-14$0$500
Dan MaffeiDNY-25$0$0
Carolyn MaloneyDNY-14$0$4,780
Don ManzulloRIL-16$0$500
Kenny MarchantRTX-24$0$0
Betsy MarkeyDCO-4$0$1,750
Ed MarkeyDMA-7$0$0
Jim MarshallDGA-8$0$0
Eric MassaDNY-29$0$500
Jim MathesonDUT-2$0$0
Doris MatsuiDCA-5$0$0
Carolyn McCarthyDNY-4$0$0
Kevin McCarthyRCA-22$0$0
Michael McCaulRTX-10$0$0
Tom McClintockRCA-4$0$0
Betty McCollumDMN-4$0$0
Thaddeus McCotterRMI-11$0$0
Jim McDermottDWA-7$0$1,200
Jim McGovernDMA-3$0$200
Patrick McHenryRNC-10$0$0
John McHughRNY-23$0$0
Douglas "Mike" McIntyreDNC-7$0$0
Howard P. "Buck" McKeonRCA-25$0$0
Mike McMahonDNY-13$0$4,900
Cathy McMorris RodgersRWA-5$0$0
Jerry McNerneyDCA-11$0$1,050
Kendrick MeekDFL-17$0$14,100
Gregory MeeksDNY-6$0$0
Charlie MelanconDLA-3$0$500
John MicaRFL-7$0$0
Mike MichaudDME-2$0$1,000
Candice MillerRMI-10$0$0
Gary MillerRCA-42$0$0
George MillerDCA-7$0$0
Jeff MillerRFL-1$0$0
R. "Brad" MillerDNC-13$0$500
Walt MinnickDID-1$0$4,800
Harry MitchellDAZ-5$0$1,000
Alan MollohanDWV-1$0$0
Dennis MooreDKS-3$0$0
Gwen MooreDWI-4$0$0
Jim MoranDVA-8$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS-1$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT-5$0$4,400
Patrick MurphyDPA-8$0$1,000
Tim MurphyRPA-18$0$0
John MurthaDPA-12$0$0
Sue MyrickRNC-9$0$0
Jerry NadlerDNY-8$0$0
Grace NapolitanoDCA-38$0$1,000
Richard NealDMA-2$0$1,000
Robert "Randy" NeugebauerRTX-19$0$0
Eleanor Holmes NortonDDC$0$0
Devin NunesRCA-21$0$0
Glenn NyeDVA-2$0$0
Jim OberstarDMN-8$0$0
Dave ObeyDWI-7$0$1,000
Pete OlsonRTX-22$0$0
John OlverDMA-1$0$500
Solomon OrtizDTX-27$0$0
Frank PalloneDNJ-6$0$0
Bill PascrellDNJ-8$0$0
Ed PastorDAZ-4$0$0
Ron PaulRTX-14$0$0
Erik PaulsenRMN-3$0$0
Donald PayneDNJ-10$0$0
Nancy PelosiDCA-8$0$3,650
Mike PenceRIN-6$0$1,000
Ed PerlmutterDCO-7$0$500
Tom PerrielloDVA-5$0$6,550
Gary PetersDMI-9$0$750
Collin PetersonDMN-7$0$0
Tom PetriRWI-6$0$0
Pedro PierluisiDPR$0$0
Rochelle "Chellie" PingreeDME-1$0$1,000
Joe PittsRPA-16$0$0
Todd PlattsRPA-19$0$0
Lloyd "Ted" PoeRTX-2$0$0
Jared PolisDCO-2$0$0
Earl PomeroyDND$0$0
Bill PoseyRFL-15$0$0
David PriceDNC-4$0$100
Tom PriceRGA-6$0$0
Adam PutnamRFL-12$0$0
George RadanovichRCA-19$0$0
Nick RahallDWV-3$0$0
Charlie RangelDNY-15$0$4,800
Denny RehbergRMT$0$0
David ReichertRWA-8$0$0
Silvestre ReyesDTX-16$0$0
Laura RichardsonDCA-37$0$0
Ciro RodriguezDTX-23$0$3,200
David "Phil" RoeRTN-1$0$1,000
Harold "Hal" RogersRKY-5$0$0
Mike D. RogersRAL-3$0$0
Mike RogersRMI-8$0$0
Dana RohrabacherRCA-46$0$0
Tom RooneyRFL-16$0$0
Ileana Ros-LehtinenRFL-18$0$0
Peter RoskamRIL-6$0$0
Mike RossDAR-4$0$0
Steve RothmanDNJ-9$0$500
Lucille Roybal-AllardDCA-34$0$0
Ed RoyceRCA-40$0$2,000
C.A. "Dutch" RuppersbergerDMD-2$0$0
Bobby RushDIL-1$0$0
Paul RyanRWI-1$0$0
Tim RyanDOH-17$0$2,000
Gregorio "Kilili" SablanDMP$0$0
John SalazarDCO-3$0$0
Loretta SanchezDCA-47$0$0
John SarbanesDMD-3$0$3,000
Steve ScaliseRLA-1$0$0
Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$0$1,750
Mark SchauerDMI-7$0$2,050
Adam SchiffDCA-29$0$0
Jeannette "Jean" SchmidtROH-2$0$0
Aaron SchockRIL-18$0$0
Kurt SchraderDOR-5$0$2,000
Allyson SchwartzDPA-13$0$4,050
David ScottDGA-13$0$0
Bobby ScottDVA-3$0$0
F. "Jim" SensenbrennerRWI-5$0$0
José SerranoDNY-16$0$0
Pete SessionsRTX-32$0$0
Joe SestakDPA-7$0$5,300
John ShadeggRAZ-3$0$0
Carol Shea-PorterDNH-1$0$1,300
Brad ShermanDCA-27$0$0
John ShimkusRIL-19$0$0
Joseph Heath ShulerDNC-11$0$0
Bill ShusterRPA-9$0$0
Mike SimpsonRID-2$0$0
Albio SiresDNJ-13$0$0
Isaac "Ike" SkeltonDMO-4$0$1,000
Louise SlaughterDNY-28$0$0
David Adam SmithDWA-9$0$0
Adrian SmithRNE-3$0$0
Chris SmithRNJ-4$0$0
Lamar SmithRTX-21$0$0
Vic SnyderDAR-2$0$0
Mark SouderRIN-3$0$0
Zack SpaceDOH-18$0$1,000
Karen "Jackie" SpeierDCA-12$0$5,050
John SprattDSC-5$0$250
Fortney "Pete" StarkDCA-13$0$3,000
Cliff StearnsRFL-6$0$0
Bart StupakDMI-1$0$0
John SullivanROK-1$0$0
Betty SuttonDOH-13$0$1,000
Linda SánchezDCA-39$0$0
John TannerDTN-8$0$0
Ellen TauscherDCA-10$0$0
Gary "Gene" TaylorDMS-4$0$0
Harry TeagueDNM-2$0$0
Lee TerryRNE-2$0$0
Bennie ThompsonDMS-2$0$0
Glenn ThompsonRPA-5$0$0
C. Mike ThompsonDCA-1$0$0
William "Mac" ThornberryRTX-13$0$0
Todd TiahrtRKS-4$0$0
Pat TiberiROH-12$0$0
John TierneyDMA-6$0$250
Alice "Dina" TitusDNV-3$0$750
Paul TonkoDNY-21$0$2,000
Ed TownsDNY-10$0$7,650
Niki TsongasDMA-5$0$250
Mike TurnerROH-3$0$0
Fred UptonRMI-6$0$0
Chris Van HollenDMD-8$0$1,000
Nydia VelázquezDNY-12$0$0
Pete ViscloskyDIN-1$0$0
Greg WaldenROR-2$0$0
Tim WalzDMN-1$0$0
Zach WampRTN-3$0$0
Debbie Wasserman SchultzDFL-20$0$0
Maxine WatersDCA-35$0$0
Diane WatsonDCA-33$0$0
Mel WattDNC-12$0$0
Henry WaxmanDCA-30$0$1,000
Anthony WeinerDNY-9$0$0
Peter WelchDVT$0$1,000
Lynn WestmorelandRGA-3$0$0
Robert WexlerDFL-19$0$0
Ed WhitfieldRKY-1$0$0
Charlie WilsonDOH-6$0$0
Addison "Joe" WilsonRSC-2$0$0
Robert WittmanRVA-1$0$0
Frank WolfRVA-10$0$0
Lynn WoolseyDCA-6$0$0
David WuDOR-1$0$0
John YarmuthDKY-3$0$200
C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$0$0
Don YoungRAK$0$0

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Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$-10,045$-5,900
Gary AckermanDNY-5$14,800$1,000
Robert AderholtRAL-4$26,944$2,000
John AdlerDNJ-3$41,350$12,250
W. Todd AkinRMO-2$14,400$23,550
Rodney AlexanderRLA-5$13,200$5,400
Jason AltmireDPA-4$21,577$18,350
Rob AndrewsDNJ-1$6,400$2,500
Mike ArcuriDNY-24$16,500$3,000
Steve AustriaROH-7$40,974$11,000
Joe BacaDCA-43$7,600$0
Michele BachmannRMN-6$59,750$503,707
Spencer BachusRAL-6$14,000$1,250
Brian BairdDWA-3$6,800$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI-2$12,100$4,650
James Gresham BarrettRSC-3$0$0
John BarrowDGA-12$25,800$11,250
Roscoe BartlettRMD-6$2,400$18,750
Joe BartonRTX-6$62,150$40,250
Melissa BeanDIL-8$39,457$14,250
Xavier BecerraDCA-31$29,700$15,500
Rochelle "Shelley" BerkleyDNV-1$5,250$1,000
Howard BermanDCA-28$88,039$3,500
Robert Marion BerryDAR-1$3,000$500
Judy BiggertRIL-13$23,600$33,100
Brian BilbrayRCA-50$38,400$56,649
Gus BilirakisRFL-9$2,000$3,750
Rob BishopRUT-1$20,400$0
Sanford BishopDGA-2$18,750$4,050
Tim BishopDNY-1$26,200$1,800
Marsha BlackburnRTN-7$41,250$31,050
Earl BlumenauerDOR-3$33,700$0
Roy BluntRMO-7$183,288$242,686
John BoccieriDOH-16$7,750$3,800
John A. BoehnerROH-8$148,800$242,350
Jo BonnerRAL-1$16,600$2,950
Mary Bono MackRCA-45$45,926$71,674
John BoozmanRAR-3$27,796$103,445
Madeleine BordalloDGU$500$0
Dan BorenDOK-2$50,800$2,000
Leonard BoswellDIA-3$6,650$7,750
Rick BoucherDVA-9$157,476$3,500
Charles BoustanyRLA-7$38,850$5,500
Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$24,651$7,000
Kevin BradyRTX-8$52,000$0
Bob BradyDPA-1$2,000$0
Bruce BraleyDIA-1$22,000$16,600
Bobby BrightDAL-2$20,500$1,250
Paul BrounRGA-10$5,000$149,370
Corrine BrownDFL-3$16,600$0
Henry BrownRSC-1$6,000$1,000
Ginny Brown-WaiteRFL-5$3,500$12,600
Vern BuchananRFL-13$52,050$0
Michael BurgessRTX-26$32,000$21,250
Dan BurtonRIN-5$1,000$48,669
George "G.K." ButterfieldDNC-1$2,500$4,000
Steve BuyerRIN-4$7,250$3,000
Ken CalvertRCA-44$25,150$73,349
Dave CampRMI-4$111,819$49,500
John CampbellRCA-48$41,100$59,700
Eric CantorRVA-7$191,400$74,442
Anh "Joseph" CaoRLA-2$11,300$71,349
Shelley CapitoRWV-2$18,000$26,300
Lois CappsDCA-23$7,950$2,500
Mike CapuanoDMA-8$90,180$59,500
Dennis CardozaDCA-18$6,500$1,000
John "Russ" CarnahanDMO-3$11,350$16,423
Chris CarneyDPA-10$9,750$2,000
André CarsonDIN-7$1,400$1,250
John CarterRTX-31$39,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA-6$14,650$4,250
Mike CastleRDE$41,750$31,200
Kathy CastorDFL-11$10,500$1,000
Jason ChaffetzRUT-3$31,407$7,150
Albert "Ben" ChandlerDKY-6$9,750$1,250
Travis ChildersDMS-1$11,000$3,750
Donna Christian-ChristensenDVI$1,000$11,000
Yvette ClarkeDNY-11$23,750$8,750
William Lacy ClayDMO-1$9,800$3,500
Emanuel CleaverDMO-5$4,650$1,650
Jim ClyburnDSC-6$79,893$26,600
John Howard CobleRNC-6$13,500$2,250
Mike CoffmanRCO-6$18,300$7,550
Steve CohenDTN-9$28,950$1,000
Tom ColeROK-4$16,354$2,000
K. "Mike" ConawayRTX-11$15,500$1,000
Gerry ConnollyDVA-11$88,083$0
John ConyersDMI-14$92,783$6,400
Jim CooperDTN-5$11,500$2,000
Jim CostaDCA-20$25,400$1,250
Jerry CostelloDIL-12$2,000$3,500
Joe CourtneyDCT-2$12,100$11,850
Ander CrenshawRFL-4$16,350$6,250
Joe CrowleyDNY-7$42,349$25,500
Henry CuellarDTX-28$12,500$2,400
John CulbersonRTX-7$26,850$500
Elijah CummingsDMD-7$6,500$2,500
Kathy DahlkemperDPA-3$3,700$1,550
Artur DavisDAL-7$1,500$0
Danny DavisDIL-7$5,000$5,000
Geoff DavisRKY-4$32,800$2,000
Lincoln DavisDTN-4$20,100$9,500
Susan DavisDCA-53$18,200$12,284
Peter DeFazioDOR-4$3,500$0
Diana DeGetteDCO-1$31,250$16,750
Rosa DeLauroDCT-3$8,250$5,750
John Nathan DealRGA-9$0$0
Bill DelahuntDMA-10$0$0
Charlie DentRPA-15$46,000$79,900
Lincoln Diaz-BalartRFL-21$0$1,000
Mario Diaz-BalartRFL-25$8,000$1,500
Norm DicksDWA-6$56,200$2,300
John DingellDMI-15$27,550$16,600
Lloyd DoggettDTX-25$30,200$5,650
Joe DonnellyDIN-2$6,700$250
Mike DoyleDPA-14$14,000$500
David DreierRCA-26$44,019$18,300
Steve DriehausDOH-1$8,900$9,948
John "Jimmy" DuncanRTN-2$1,000$250
Donna EdwardsDMD-4$3,700$3,500
Thomas "Chet" EdwardsDTX-17$70,450$2,250
Vern EhlersRMI-3$1,500$11,000
Keith EllisonDMN-5$10,560$2,040
John "Brad" EllsworthDIN-8$5,400$2,050
Jo Ann EmersonRMO-8$23,500$38,450
Eliot EngelDNY-17$2,250$10,000
Anna EshooDCA-14$235,035$56,350
Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$31,850$3,500
Eni FaleomavaegaDAS$0$0
Mary FallinROK-5$0$0
Sam FarrDCA-17$600$1,000
Chaka FattahDPA-2$3,000$2,500
Bob FilnerDCA-51$14,800$7,800
Jeff FlakeRAZ-6$23,300$30,935
John FlemingRLA-4$18,000$19,050
J. "Randy" ForbesRVA-4$8,200$3,350
Jeff FortenberryRNE-1$1,750$13,500
George "Bill" FosterDIL-14$147,950$6,733
Virginia FoxxRNC-5$11,160$1,000
Barney FrankDMA-4$31,550$3,700
Trent FranksRAZ-2$25,300$63,425
Rodney FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$6,250$33,950
Marcia FudgeDOH-11$1,750$1,500
Elton GalleglyRCA-24$9,015$8,065
Ernest Scott GarrettRNJ-5$25,500$40,100
Jim GerlachRPA-6$53,750$63,800
Gabrielle GiffordsDAZ-8$85,515$3,637
John "Phil" GingreyRGA-11$30,533$16,100
Louie GohmertRTX-1$7,250$2,400
Charlie GonzalezDTX-20$15,500$3,750
Bob GoodlatteRVA-6$77,319$2,500
Bart GordonDTN-6$25,500$1,000
Kay GrangerRTX-12$31,350$7,000
Sam GravesRMO-6$32,750$2,500
Alan GraysonDFL-8$30,050$2,800
Al GreenDTX-9$16,400$0
Raymond "Gene" GreenDTX-29$26,800$15,555
Parker GriffithRAL-5$40,950$5,400
Raúl GrijalvaDAZ-7$4,355$1,700
Steven Brett GuthrieRKY-2$8,750$3,000
Luis GutiérrezDIL-4$1,750$0
John HallDNY-19$16,800$11,300
Ralph HallRTX-4$17,980$-500
Debbie HalvorsonDIL-11$28,400$8,200
Phil HareDIL-17$0$3,000
Jane HarmanDCA-36$22,400$4,800
Gregg HarperRMS-3$12,000$1,950
Alcee HastingsDFL-23$7,700$5,800
Richard "Doc" HastingsRWA-4$50,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM-1$41,719$11,485
Dean HellerRNV-2$18,500$4,000
Jeb HensarlingRTX-5$18,950$-7,500
Wally HergerRCA-2$17,400$15,000
Stephanie Herseth SandlinDSD$28,711$5,840
Brian HigginsDNY-27$1,000$8,250
Baron HillDIN-9$18,700$6,250
Jim HimesDCT-4$37,914$5,500
Maurice HincheyDNY-22$12,000$200
Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$500$0
Mazie HironoDHI-2$7,150$4,350
Paul HodesDNH-2$70,900$28,000
Pete HoekstraRMI-2$0$0
Thomas "Tim" HoldenDPA-17$9,000$250
Rush HoltDNJ-12$12,000$20,150
Mike HondaDCA-15$56,607$7,050
Steny H. HoyerDMD-5$70,150$11,800
Duncan HunterRCA-52$13,350$22,190
Bob InglisRSC-4$11,500$9,600
Jay InsleeDWA-1$112,404$19,450
Steve IsraelDNY-2$29,700$13,300
Darrell IssaRCA-49$84,324$43,200
Sheila Jackson LeeDTX-18$13,300$2,050
Jesse JacksonDIL-2$4,000$6,500
Lynn JenkinsRKS-2$17,732$32,750
Eddie Bernice JohnsonDTX-30$3,800$1,500
Henry "Hank" JohnsonDGA-4$6,750$0
Sam JohnsonRTX-3$21,700$32,400
Tim JohnsonRIL-15$0$10,000
Walter JonesRNC-3$1,250$1,000
Jim JordanROH-4$12,750$500
Steve KagenDWI-8$18,650$12,900
Paul KanjorskiDPA-11$13,300$0
Marcy KapturDOH-9$0$0
Patrick KennedyDRI-1$1,500$-3,000
Dale KildeeDMI-5$0$0
Carolyn KilpatrickDMI-13$3,000$6,800
Mary Jo KilroyDOH-15$15,350$1,550
Ron KindDWI-3$38,111$12,450
Pete KingRNY-3$27,900$11,300
Steve KingRIA-5$10,500$21,050
Jack KingstonRGA-1$14,150$1,750
Mark KirkRIL-10$136,350$173,010
Ann KirkpatrickDAZ-1$23,300$1,500
Larry KissellDNC-8$6,840$3,000
Ron KleinDFL-22$14,000$8,900
John KlineRMN-2$34,700$36,800
Suzanne KosmasDFL-24$21,051$5,450
Frank KratovilDMD-1$25,900$5,951
Dennis KucinichDOH-10$7,000$0
Steve LaTouretteROH-14$6,000$29,050
Doug LambornRCO-5$21,750$250
Leonard LanceRNJ-7$9,000$52,650
Jim LangevinDRI-2$35,350$1,450
Rick LarsenDWA-2$84,750$2,750
John LarsonDCT-1$29,994$3,750
Tom LathamRIA-4$11,800$26,050
Bob LattaROH-5$14,000$2,500
Barbara LeeDCA-9$23,750$16,650
Chris LeeRNY-26$14,000$41,050
Sandy LevinDMI-12$27,000$6,000
Charles "Jerry" LewisRCA-41$26,050$4,250
John LewisDGA-5$11,900$3,750
John LinderRGA-7$1,000$0
Dan LipinskiDIL-3$2,500$1,000
Frank LoBiondoRNJ-2$500$24,601
Dave LoebsackDIA-2$3,250$4,550
Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$163,597$10,000
Nita LoweyDNY-18$13,550$7,250
Frank LucasROK-3$9,000$0
Blaine LuetkemeyerRMO-9$7,750$30,600
Ben Ray LujánDNM-3$30,583$0
Cynthia LummisRWY$35,200$15,110
Dan LungrenRCA-3$101,935$39,245
Stephen LynchDMA-9$2,000$2,750
Connie MackRFL-14$5,000$1,750
Dan MaffeiDNY-25$27,032$6,700
Carolyn MaloneyDNY-14$13,450$11,680
Don ManzulloRIL-16$6,125$500
Kenny MarchantRTX-24$14,250$1,250
Betsy MarkeyDCO-4$62,491$5,000
Ed MarkeyDMA-7$71,408$25,600
Jim MarshallDGA-8$16,800$1,500
Eric MassaDNY-29$54,051$2,500
Jim MathesonDUT-2$61,850$11,000
Doris MatsuiDCA-5$23,900$6,450
Carolyn McCarthyDNY-4$450$1,500
Kevin McCarthyRCA-22$82,500$37,350
Michael McCaulRTX-10$105,100$0
Tom McClintockRCA-4$37,100$86,137
Betty McCollumDMN-4$6,700$1,050
Thaddeus McCotterRMI-11$12,900$31,450
Jim McDermottDWA-7$7,950$1,200
Jim McGovernDMA-3$18,151$14,850
Patrick McHenryRNC-10$7,500$0
John McHughRNY-23$0$0
Douglas "Mike" McIntyreDNC-7$8,500$2,500
Howard P. "Buck" McKeonRCA-25$17,500$10,850
Mike McMahonDNY-13$6,950$7,400
Cathy McMorris RodgersRWA-5$57,038$21,650
Jerry McNerneyDCA-11$126,050$19,575
Kendrick MeekDFL-17$92,500$55,651
Gregory MeeksDNY-6$12,765$4,000
Charlie MelanconDLA-3$25,250$16,750
John MicaRFL-7$9,050$3,250
Mike MichaudDME-2$6,999$2,300
Candice MillerRMI-10$0$20,750
Gary MillerRCA-42$8,250$0
George MillerDCA-7$14,150$2,325
Jeff MillerRFL-1$34,250$0
R. "Brad" MillerDNC-13$13,100$2,250
Walt MinnickDID-1$58,600$14,050
Harry MitchellDAZ-5$22,500$4,300
Alan MollohanDWV-1$46,100$0
Dennis MooreDKS-3$4,500$750
Gwen MooreDWI-4$4,500$0
Jim MoranDVA-8$123,750$2,650
Jerry MoranRKS-1$48,993$18,550
Chris MurphyDCT-5$43,750$9,400
Patrick MurphyDPA-8$55,170$18,450
Tim MurphyRPA-18$28,150$41,900
John MurthaDPA-12$27,550$2,600
Sue MyrickRNC-9$18,750$14,250
Jerry NadlerDNY-8$9,250$2,500
Grace NapolitanoDCA-38$0$1,000
Richard NealDMA-2$50,716$21,000
Robert "Randy" NeugebauerRTX-19$10,600$7,200
Eleanor Holmes NortonDDC$0$0
Devin NunesRCA-21$36,000$10,000
Glenn NyeDVA-2$43,050$500
Jim OberstarDMN-8$2,500$0
Dave ObeyDWI-7$16,150$7,102
Pete OlsonRTX-22$24,200$15,344
John OlverDMA-1$4,500$9,300
Solomon OrtizDTX-27$25,400$0
Frank PalloneDNJ-6$19,650$24,050
Bill PascrellDNJ-8$2,500$14,500
Ed PastorDAZ-4$6,250$0
Ron PaulRTX-14$4,856$0
Erik PaulsenRMN-3$55,550$75,610
Donald PayneDNJ-10$3,000$3,500
Nancy PelosiDCA-8$82,175$23,600
Mike PenceRIN-6$41,878$143,555
Ed PerlmutterDCO-7$43,050$3,750
Tom PerrielloDVA-5$39,374$6,550
Gary PetersDMI-9$24,850$11,100
Collin PetersonDMN-7$7,000$2,300
Tom PetriRWI-6$500$17,700
Pedro PierluisiDPR$0$0
Rochelle "Chellie" PingreeDME-1$10,100$3,750
Joe PittsRPA-16$25,000$19,300
Todd PlattsRPA-19$200$750
Lloyd "Ted" PoeRTX-2$11,800$2,000
Jared PolisDCO-2$15,500$250
Earl PomeroyDND$49,950$5,050
Bill PoseyRFL-15$12,250$13,400
David PriceDNC-4$21,550$10,550
Tom PriceRGA-6$31,233$42,998
Adam PutnamRFL-12$2,300$0
George RadanovichRCA-19$10,900$0
Nick RahallDWV-3$10,800$0
Charlie RangelDNY-15$54,633$23,950
Denny RehbergRMT$21,150$750
David ReichertRWA-8$98,176$42,825
Silvestre ReyesDTX-16$12,900$0
Laura RichardsonDCA-37$13,400$1,000
Ciro RodriguezDTX-23$34,300$3,200
David "Phil" RoeRTN-1$0$1,500
Harold "Hal" RogersRKY-5$38,500$1,000
Mike D. RogersRAL-3$12,333$1,000
Mike RogersRMI-8$60,500$27,050
Dana RohrabacherRCA-46$12,200$21,700
Tom RooneyRFL-16$20,100$38,250
Ileana Ros-LehtinenRFL-18$13,550$3,500
Peter RoskamRIL-6$46,550$37,650
Mike RossDAR-4$48,500$5,000
Steve RothmanDNJ-9$8,400$26,800
Lucille Roybal-AllardDCA-34$1,000$7,100
Ed RoyceRCA-40$18,650$63,950
C.A. "Dutch" RuppersbergerDMD-2$36,600$500
Bobby RushDIL-1$17,250$4,500
Paul RyanRWI-1$69,650$12,100
Tim RyanDOH-17$4,800$4,400
Gregorio "Kilili" SablanDMP$0$0
John SalazarDCO-3$22,750$1,000
Loretta SanchezDCA-47$35,650$2,250
John SarbanesDMD-3$4,000$3,250
Steve ScaliseRLA-1$43,550$1,000
Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$10,700$4,650
Mark SchauerDMI-7$22,300$28,200
Adam SchiffDCA-29$9,400$10,000
Jeannette "Jean" SchmidtROH-2$3,650$2,850
Aaron SchockRIL-18$14,000$36,770
Kurt SchraderDOR-5$36,300$6,500
Allyson SchwartzDPA-13$59,500$31,350
David ScottDGA-13$2,500$2,000
Bobby ScottDVA-3$17,300$0
F. "Jim" SensenbrennerRWI-5$19,250$3,750
José SerranoDNY-16$250$750
Pete SessionsRTX-32$52,450$15,079
Joe SestakDPA-7$121,670$18,300
John ShadeggRAZ-3$19,150$8,371
Carol Shea-PorterDNH-1$5,250$2,300
Brad ShermanDCA-27$18,100$4,800
John ShimkusRIL-19$44,050$17,500
Joseph Heath ShulerDNC-11$13,400$2,000
Bill ShusterRPA-9$7,000$5,000
Mike SimpsonRID-2$22,210$700
Albio SiresDNJ-13$2,000$1,000
Isaac "Ike" SkeltonDMO-4$34,600$4,467
Louise SlaughterDNY-28$11,750$6,900
David Adam SmithDWA-9$56,546$4,500
Adrian SmithRNE-3$18,800$4,600
Chris SmithRNJ-4$2,900$10,850
Lamar SmithRTX-21$59,250$10,500
Vic SnyderDAR-2$0$0
Mark SouderRIN-3$1,000$5,000
Zack SpaceDOH-18$44,830$20,750
Karen "Jackie" SpeierDCA-12$41,750$34,900
John SprattDSC-5$10,700$250
Fortney "Pete" StarkDCA-13$1,000$3,000
Cliff StearnsRFL-6$38,900$6,250
Bart StupakDMI-1$12,750$3,500
John SullivanROK-1$22,500$3,000
Betty SuttonDOH-13$3,000$2,500
Linda SánchezDCA-39$9,019$7,500
John TannerDTN-8$8,000$3,500
Ellen TauscherDCA-10$5,000$2,000
Gary "Gene" TaylorDMS-4$9,500$2,000
Harry TeagueDNM-2$39,350$3,500
Lee TerryRNE-2$82,850$17,400
Bennie ThompsonDMS-2$56,300$1,500
Glenn ThompsonRPA-5$2,000$28,000
C. Mike ThompsonDCA-1$22,677$22,000
William "Mac" ThornberryRTX-13$8,150$0
Todd TiahrtRKS-4$4,900$31,250
Pat TiberiROH-12$67,500$39,000
John TierneyDMA-6$18,600$7,650
Alice "Dina" TitusDNV-3$7,750$750
Paul TonkoDNY-21$17,800$2,750
Ed TownsDNY-10$45,200$16,850
Niki TsongasDMA-5$41,650$22,200
Mike TurnerROH-3$35,050$11,475
Fred UptonRMI-6$75,576$37,200
Chris Van HollenDMD-8$35,350$4,500
Nydia VelázquezDNY-12$40,500$1,000
Pete ViscloskyDIN-1$6,500$0
Greg WaldenROR-2$94,250$41,050
Tim WalzDMN-1$3,870$5,100
Zach WampRTN-3$0$0
Debbie Wasserman SchultzDFL-20$28,319$7,500
Maxine WatersDCA-35$4,800$0
Diane WatsonDCA-33$300$0
Mel WattDNC-12$7,500$2,000
Henry WaxmanDCA-30$45,047$23,500
Anthony WeinerDNY-9$6,200$0
Peter WelchDVT$15,350$1,000
Lynn WestmorelandRGA-3$15,483$9,133
Robert WexlerDFL-19$4,000$450
Ed WhitfieldRKY-1$29,000$34,300
Charlie WilsonDOH-6$5,000$0
Addison "Joe" WilsonRSC-2$11,900$122,473
Robert WittmanRVA-1$7,050$10,300
Frank WolfRVA-10$67,200$18,800
Lynn WoolseyDCA-6$5,450$600
David WuDOR-1$59,738$4,000
John YarmuthDKY-3$9,400$1,700
C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$6,650$0
Don YoungRAK$28,100$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,737,004
Computer software$2,496,503
Venture capital$1,770,368
Major (multinational) oil & gas producers$1,745,250
Data processing & computer services$1,523,864
Computers, components & accessories$1,248,744
Cellular systems and equipment$1,212,705
Online computer services$1,135,413
Computer manufacture & services$532,767
General business associations$329,900

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,737,004
Cellular systems and equipment$1,212,705
Biotech products & research$1,101,145
Health, Education & Human Resources$807,033
Health care products$512,656
Welfare & Social Work$214,302
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