H.R. 848 - Performance Rights Act

Radio, Music, Singers, Royalties, Performance Tax, Broadcasters - Commerce. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
To provide parity in radio performance rights under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Performance Rights Act

H.R. 848 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Radio, Music, Singers, Royalties, Performance Tax, Broadcasters
To provide parity in radio performance rights under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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To provide parity in radio performance rights under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Performance Rights Act
John Conyers
  • Commerce
  • Art, artists, authorship
  • Broadcasting, cable, digital technologies
  • Intellectual property
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Religion
  • Sound recording
  • User charges and fees
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Major Actions
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

2/04/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E202-203)
2/04/2009Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
3/10/2009Committee Hearings Held.
5/13/2009Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar5/13/2009Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 9.
12/14/2010Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 111-680.
Put on a legislative calendar12/14/2010Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 405.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to House members from Labor Unions, which…

supported this bill

Labor Unions$534,531

16 Organizations Supported and 12 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Performance Rights Act

16 organizations supported this bill

American Association of Independent Music
(2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
American Federation of Musicians
(2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (n.d.). American Federation of Television & Radio Artists. Retrieved February 25, 2009, from .
Christian Music Trade Association
(2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
Denver Musicians' Association
(2009, February 25). Corporate radio loophole is unfair, unjustified and un-American. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from Denver Musicians' Association.
Latin Recording Academy
musicFIRST (2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
Music Managers Forum - USA
(2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NAACP (2009, July 14). NAACP Overwhelmingly Supports Civil Rights for Musicians in H.R. 848 . Retrieved June 5, 2014, from A2IM.
National Music Publishers' Association
Israelite, David (n.d.). Statement from NMPA President and CEO David Israelite. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from National Music Publishers' Association.
Recording Artists' Coalition
musicFIRST (2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
Recording Industry Association of America
(2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
Society of Singers
(2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
(2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
The Recording Academy
(2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
The Rhythm & Blues Foundation
(2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.
Vocal Group Hall of Fame Foundation
(2009, February 4). Bicameral, Bipartisan Bill Provides a Fair Performance Right on Radio. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from musicFIRST.

12 organizations opposed this bill

Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (n.d.). SR 172-003B The LRFA and KSUA. Retrieved March 9, 2009, from Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Border Media
Bailey, W. Scott (2009, February 15). Proposed pay-to-play rules fuel resistance in radio land. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from MSNBC.
College Broadcasters, Inc.
College Broadcasters, Inc. (n.d.). Webcasting and Copyrights for Radio Stations - Performance Rights Act. Retrieved March 8, 2009, from College Broadcasters, Inc..
Cox Radio
Bailey, W. Scott (2009, February 15). Proposed pay-to-play rules fuel resistance in radio land. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from MSNBC.
Free Radio Alliance
Rought, Cathy (2009, February 24). Statement from Free Radio Alliance spokeperson Cathy Rought on MusicFIRST briefing. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from Free Radio Alliance.
Greater Media, Inc.
Smyth, Peter (2009, February 0). Radio Needs your Help....Yes, You. Retrieved February 26, 2009, from From the Corner Office.
Massachusetts Broadcasters Association
Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (n.d.). Opposing a Radio Performance Tax. Retrieved March 10, 2009, from Massachusetts Broadcasters Association.
National Association of Broadcasters
National Association of Broadcasters (n.d.). Legislative Priorities: 111th Congress. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from Nationa Association of Broadcasters.
Nevada Broadcasters Association
Nevada Broadcasters Association (2009, January 30). And So It Begins. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from Nevada Broadcasters Association.
New Jersey Broadcasters Association
New Jersey Broadcasters Association (2009, February 6). Performance Tax Battle Begins This Week. Retrieved March 10, 2009, from New Jersey Broadcasters Association.
New Mexico Broadcasters Association
New Mexico Broadcasters Association (n.d.). Oppose A New Performance Tax on Local Radio Broadcasters. Retrieved March 8, 2009, from New Mexico Broadcasters Association.
Tennessee Association of Broadcasters
Green, Jill (2009, February 9). Performance Rights Act Bills Introduced In Congress. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from Tennessee Association of Broadcasters.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of House members in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Labor Unions interest groups, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$0
Gary AckermanDNY-5$0$0
Robert AderholtRAL-4$0$0
John AdlerDNJ-3$2,000$0
W. Todd AkinRMO-2$0$0
Rodney AlexanderRLA-5$0$0
Jason AltmireDPA-4$10,000$0
Rob AndrewsDNJ-1$0$0
Mike ArcuriDNY-24$1,000$0
Steve AustriaROH-7$0$0
Joe BacaDCA-43$0$0
Michele BachmannRMN-6$0$0
Spencer BachusRAL-6$0$0
Brian BairdDWA-3$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI-2$500$0
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$0
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$3,000$0
Tim BishopDNY-1$0$0
Marsha BlackburnRTN-7$0$0
Earl BlumenauerDOR-3$0$0
Roy BluntRMO-7$0$0
John BoccieriDOH-16$0$0
John A. BoehnerROH-8$0$0
Jo BonnerRAL-1$0$0
Mary Bono MackRCA-45$0$0
John BoozmanRAR-3$0$0
Madeleine BordalloDGU$0$0
Dan BorenDOK-2$0$0
Leonard BoswellDIA-3$0$0
Rick BoucherDVA-9$2,500$0
Charles BoustanyRLA-7$0$0
Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$5,000$0
Kevin BradyRTX-8$0$0
Bob BradyDPA-1$2,500$0
Bruce BraleyDIA-1$2,500$0
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$5,000$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$0
Anh "Joseph" CaoRLA-2$0$0
Shelley CapitoRWV-2$10,000$0
Lois CappsDCA-23$0$0
Mike CapuanoDMA-8$0$0
Dennis CardozaDCA-18$1,000$0
John "Russ" CarnahanDMO-3$0$0
Chris CarneyDPA-10$9,000$0
André CarsonDIN-7$0$0
John CarterRTX-31$0$0
Bill CassidyRLA-6$0$0
Mike CastleRDE$0$0
Kathy CastorDFL-11$0$0
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$0
William Lacy ClayDMO-1$0$0
Emanuel CleaverDMO-5$0$0
Jim ClyburnDSC-6$5,000$0
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$15,650$0
John ConyersDMI-14$0$0
Jim CooperDTN-5$0$0
Jim CostaDCA-20$3,500$0
Jerry CostelloDIL-12$0$0
Joe CourtneyDCT-2$2,500$0
Ander CrenshawRFL-4$0$0
Joe CrowleyDNY-7$0$0
Henry CuellarDTX-28$0$0
John CulbersonRTX-7$0$0
Elijah CummingsDMD-7$8,000$0
Kathy DahlkemperDPA-3$11,500$0
Artur DavisDAL-7$0$0
Danny DavisDIL-7$1,000$0
Geoff DavisRKY-4$0$0
Lincoln DavisDTN-4$0$0
Susan DavisDCA-53$0$0
Peter DeFazioDOR-4$0$0
Diana DeGetteDCO-1$0$0
Rosa DeLauroDCT-3$0$0
John Nathan DealRGA-9$0$0
Bill DelahuntDMA-10$0$0
Charlie DentRPA-15$1,500$0
Lincoln Diaz-BalartRFL-21$0$0
Mario Diaz-BalartRFL-25$0$0
Norm DicksDWA-6$0$0
John DingellDMI-15$0$0
Lloyd DoggettDTX-25$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN-2$4,000$0
Mike DoyleDPA-14$5,000$0
David DreierRCA-26$0$0
Steve DriehausDOH-1$6,000$0
John "Jimmy" DuncanRTN-2$0$0
Donna EdwardsDMD-4$10,500$0
Thomas "Chet" EdwardsDTX-17$0$0
Vern EhlersRMI-3$0$0
Keith EllisonDMN-5$5,000$0
John "Brad" EllsworthDIN-8$5,000$0
Jo Ann EmersonRMO-8$0$0
Eliot EngelDNY-17$0$0
Anna EshooDCA-14$0$0
Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$12,500$0
Eni FaleomavaegaDAS$0$0
Mary FallinROK-5$0$0
Sam FarrDCA-17$0$0
Chaka FattahDPA-2$3,000$0
Bob FilnerDCA-51$0$0
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$6,000$0
Virginia FoxxRNC-5$0$0
Barney FrankDMA-4$0$0
Trent FranksRAZ-2$0$0
Rodney FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$0$0
Marcia FudgeDOH-11$0$0
Elton GalleglyRCA-24$0$0
Ernest Scott GarrettRNJ-5$0$0
Jim GerlachRPA-6$-500$0
Gabrielle GiffordsDAZ-8$500$0
John "Phil" GingreyRGA-11$0$0
Louie GohmertRTX-1$0$0
Charlie GonzalezDTX-20$0$0
Bob GoodlatteRVA-6$0$0
Bart GordonDTN-6$2,000$0
Kay GrangerRTX-12$0$0
Sam GravesRMO-6$0$0
Alan GraysonDFL-8$8,500$0
Al GreenDTX-9$0$0
Raymond "Gene" GreenDTX-29$0$0
Parker GriffithRAL-5$0$0
Raúl GrijalvaDAZ-7$0$0
Steven Brett GuthrieRKY-2$0$0
Luis GutiérrezDIL-4$0$0
John HallDNY-19$0$0
Ralph HallRTX-4$0$0
Debbie HalvorsonDIL-11$2,356$0
Phil HareDIL-17$0$0
Jane HarmanDCA-36$0$0
Gregg HarperRMS-3$0$0
Alcee HastingsDFL-23$0$0
Richard "Doc" HastingsRWA-4$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM-1$3,500$0
Dean HellerRNV-2$0$0
Jeb HensarlingRTX-5$0$0
Wally HergerRCA-2$0$0
Stephanie Herseth SandlinDSD$1,000$0
Brian HigginsDNY-27$0$0
Baron HillDIN-9$1,250$0
Jim HimesDCT-4$2,000$0
Maurice HincheyDNY-22$0$0
Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$0$0
Mazie HironoDHI-2$0$0
Paul HodesDNH-2$7,500$0
Pete HoekstraRMI-2$0$0
Thomas "Tim" HoldenDPA-17$10,000$0
Rush HoltDNJ-12$0$0
Mike HondaDCA-15$2,750$0
Steny H. HoyerDMD-5$17,500$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$0
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$250$0
Paul KanjorskiDPA-11$14,000$0
Marcy KapturDOH-9$0$0
Patrick KennedyDRI-1$0$0
Dale KildeeDMI-5$0$0
Carolyn KilpatrickDMI-13$0$0
Mary Jo KilroyDOH-15$8,500$0
Ron KindDWI-3$1,250$0
Pete KingRNY-3$0$0
Steve KingRIA-5$0$0
Jack KingstonRGA-1$500$0
Mark KirkRIL-10$0$0
Ann KirkpatrickDAZ-1$0$0
Larry KissellDNC-8$8,500$0
Ron KleinDFL-22$6,000$0
John KlineRMN-2$0$0
Suzanne KosmasDFL-24$2,500$0
Frank KratovilDMD-1$10,000$0
Dennis KucinichDOH-10$1,000$0
Steve LaTouretteROH-14$0$0
Doug LambornRCO-5$0$0
Leonard LanceRNJ-7$0$0
Jim LangevinDRI-2$0$0
Rick LarsenDWA-2$0$0
John LarsonDCT-1$2,500$0
Tom LathamRIA-4$0$0
Bob LattaROH-5$0$0
Barbara LeeDCA-9$2,000$0
Chris LeeRNY-26$0$0
Sandy LevinDMI-12$0$0
Charles "Jerry" LewisRCA-41$0$0
John LewisDGA-5$0$0
John LinderRGA-7$0$0
Dan LipinskiDIL-3$0$0
Frank LoBiondoRNJ-2$1,000$0
Dave LoebsackDIA-2$5,000$0
Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$0$0
Nita LoweyDNY-18$0$0
Frank LucasROK-3$0$0
Blaine LuetkemeyerRMO-9$0$0
Ben Ray LujánDNM-3$1,000$0
Cynthia LummisRWY$0$0
Dan LungrenRCA-3$0$0
Stephen LynchDMA-9$0$0
Connie MackRFL-14$0$0
Dan MaffeiDNY-25$3,500$0
Carolyn MaloneyDNY-14$2,500$0
Don ManzulloRIL-16$0$0
Kenny MarchantRTX-24$0$0
Betsy MarkeyDCO-4$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA-7$0$0
Jim MarshallDGA-8$0$0
Eric MassaDNY-29$2,500$0
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$1,000$0
Thaddeus McCotterRMI-11$0$0
Jim McDermottDWA-7$0$0
Jim McGovernDMA-3$0$0
Patrick McHenryRNC-10$0$0
John McHughRNY-23$0$0
Douglas "Mike" McIntyreDNC-7$2,500$0
Howard P. "Buck" McKeonRCA-25$0$0
Mike McMahonDNY-13$0$0
Cathy McMorris RodgersRWA-5$0$0
Jerry McNerneyDCA-11$7,250$0
Kendrick MeekDFL-17$0$0
Gregory MeeksDNY-6$0$0
Charlie MelanconDLA-3$0$0
John MicaRFL-7$0$0
Mike MichaudDME-2$0$0
Candice MillerRMI-10$0$0
Gary MillerRCA-42$0$0
George MillerDCA-7$0$0
Jeff MillerRFL-1$0$0
R. "Brad" MillerDNC-13$5,000$0
Walt MinnickDID-1$0$0
Harry MitchellDAZ-5$0$0
Alan MollohanDWV-1$7,000$0
Dennis MooreDKS-3$0$0
Gwen MooreDWI-4$1,000$0
Jim MoranDVA-8$-1,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS-1$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT-5$0$0
Patrick MurphyDPA-8$23,250$0
Tim MurphyRPA-18$5,000$0
John MurthaDPA-12$3,400$0
Sue MyrickRNC-9$0$0
Jerry NadlerDNY-8$0$0
Grace NapolitanoDCA-38$0$0
Richard NealDMA-2$0$0
Robert "Randy" NeugebauerRTX-19$0$0
Eleanor Holmes NortonDDC$8,000$0
Devin NunesRCA-21$0$0
Glenn NyeDVA-2$3,000$0
Jim OberstarDMN-8$0$0
Dave ObeyDWI-7$2,750$0
Pete OlsonRTX-22$0$0
John OlverDMA-1$0$0
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$10,000$0
Mike PenceRIN-6$0$0
Ed PerlmutterDCO-7$2,500$0
Tom PerrielloDVA-5$8,500$0
Gary PetersDMI-9$9,000$0
Collin PetersonDMN-7$0$0
Tom PetriRWI-6$0$0
Pedro PierluisiDPR$0$0
Rochelle "Chellie" PingreeDME-1$2,750$0
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$2,500$0
Tom PriceRGA-6$0$0
Adam PutnamRFL-12$0$0
George RadanovichRCA-19$0$0
Nick RahallDWV-3$10,000$0
Charlie RangelDNY-15$5,000$0
Denny RehbergRMT$0$0
David ReichertRWA-8$0$0
Silvestre ReyesDTX-16$0$0
Laura RichardsonDCA-37$0$0
Ciro RodriguezDTX-23$3,500$0
David "Phil" RoeRTN-1$0$0
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$0
Lucille Roybal-AllardDCA-34$0$0
Ed RoyceRCA-40$0$0
C.A. "Dutch" RuppersbergerDMD-2$2,500$0
Bobby RushDIL-1$0$0
Paul RyanRWI-1$0$0
Tim RyanDOH-17$0$0
Gregorio "Kilili" SablanDMP$0$0
John SalazarDCO-3$2,500$0
Loretta SanchezDCA-47$2,500$0
John SarbanesDMD-3$2,000$0
Steve ScaliseRLA-1$0$0
Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$2,500$0
Mark SchauerDMI-7$4,400$0
Adam SchiffDCA-29$0$0
Jeannette "Jean" SchmidtROH-2$0$0
Aaron SchockRIL-18$0$0
Kurt SchraderDOR-5$5,000$0
Allyson SchwartzDPA-13$5,000$0
David ScottDGA-13$0$0
Bobby ScottDVA-3$7,500$0
F. "Jim" SensenbrennerRWI-5$0$0
José SerranoDNY-16$0$0
Pete SessionsRTX-32$0$0
Joe SestakDPA-7$10,550$0
John ShadeggRAZ-3$0$0
Carol Shea-PorterDNH-1$7,500$0
Brad ShermanDCA-27$0$0
John ShimkusRIL-19$0$0
Joseph Heath ShulerDNC-11$2,500$0
Bill ShusterRPA-9$2,500$0
Mike SimpsonRID-2$0$0
Albio SiresDNJ-13$0$0
Isaac "Ike" SkeltonDMO-4$11,500$0
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
Hilda SolisDCA-32$0$0
Mark SouderRIN-3$0$0
Zack SpaceDOH-18$6,000$0
Karen "Jackie" SpeierDCA-12$1,000$0
John SprattDSC-5$2,500$0
Fortney "Pete" StarkDCA-13$0$0
Cliff StearnsRFL-6$0$0
Bart StupakDMI-1$0$0
John SullivanROK-1$0$0
Betty SuttonDOH-13$8,500$0
Linda SánchezDCA-39$2,500$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$1,000$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$0
Alice "Dina" TitusDNV-3$0$0
Paul TonkoDNY-21$2,000$0
Ed TownsDNY-10$3,500$0
Niki TsongasDMA-5$0$0
Mike TurnerROH-3$0$0
Fred UptonRMI-6$0$0
Chris Van HollenDMD-8$12,500$0
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$6,000$0
Maxine WatersDCA-35$0$0
Diane WatsonDCA-33$0$0
Mel WattDNC-12$5,000$0
Henry WaxmanDCA-30$0$0
Anthony WeinerDNY-9$0$0
Peter WelchDVT$0$0
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$1,125$0
David WuDOR-1$1,500$0
John YarmuthDKY-3$0$0
C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$0$0
Don YoungRAK$550$0

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Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$0
Gary AckermanDNY-5$8,800$0
Robert AderholtRAL-4$0$4,339
John AdlerDNJ-3$2,000$3,750
W. Todd AkinRMO-2$0$500
Rodney AlexanderRLA-5$4,400$1,500
Jason AltmireDPA-4$16,550$6,900
Rob AndrewsDNJ-1$0$8,700
Mike ArcuriDNY-24$1,000$12,000
Steve AustriaROH-7$0$500
Joe BacaDCA-43$26,300$5,500
Michele BachmannRMN-6$0$25,260
Spencer BachusRAL-6$10,000$3,000
Brian BairdDWA-3$0$1,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI-2$500$4,400
James Gresham BarrettRSC-3$1,000$0
John BarrowDGA-12$1,250$9,750
Roscoe BartlettRMD-6$0$500
Joe BartonRTX-6$2,000$4,500
Melissa BeanDIL-8$0$9,500
Xavier BecerraDCA-31$19,600$24,250
Rochelle "Shelley" BerkleyDNV-1$4,700$2,500
Howard BermanDCA-28$110,928$15,400
Robert Marion BerryDAR-1$0$1,500
Judy BiggertRIL-13$2,550$1,000
Brian BilbrayRCA-50$0$1,000
Gus BilirakisRFL-9$1,950$7,700
Rob BishopRUT-1$0$0
Sanford BishopDGA-2$17,800$4,250
Tim BishopDNY-1$6,500$9,450
Marsha BlackburnRTN-7$44,850$6,500
Earl BlumenauerDOR-3$0$5,000
Roy BluntRMO-7$7,600$37,250
John BoccieriDOH-16$6,150$6,000
John A. BoehnerROH-8$4,000$9,000
Jo BonnerRAL-1$1,500$1,000
Mary Bono MackRCA-45$26,430$23,850
John BoozmanRAR-3$1,250$4,500
Madeleine BordalloDGU$0$0
Dan BorenDOK-2$12,400$1,500
Leonard BoswellDIA-3$4,800$2,500
Rick BoucherDVA-9$5,750$31,496
Charles BoustanyRLA-7$0$1,500
Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$7,500$12,250
Kevin BradyRTX-8$0$2,000
Bob BradyDPA-1$3,500$500
Bruce BraleyDIA-1$13,900$12,800
Bobby BrightDAL-2$2,000$6,000
Paul BrounRGA-10$0$1,000
Corrine BrownDFL-3$5,000$500
Henry BrownRSC-1$0$1,000
Ginny Brown-WaiteRFL-5$0$0
Vern BuchananRFL-13$1,000$1,000
Michael BurgessRTX-26$0$4,000
Dan BurtonRIN-5$17,050$1,000
George "G.K." ButterfieldDNC-1$5,000$4,000
Steve BuyerRIN-4$0$3,000
Ken CalvertRCA-44$2,400$6,250
Dave CampRMI-4$6,300$2,250
John CampbellRCA-48$0$2,000
Eric CantorRVA-7$20,500$12,400
Anh "Joseph" CaoRLA-2$8,700$5,400
Shelley CapitoRWV-2$10,000$1,000
Lois CappsDCA-23$1,500$2,000
Mike CapuanoDMA-8$2,300$2,500
Dennis CardozaDCA-18$1,000$7,000
John "Russ" CarnahanDMO-3$11,650$4,250
Chris CarneyDPA-10$11,000$1,000
André CarsonDIN-7$14,850$4,500
John CarterRTX-31$0$2,400
Bill CassidyRLA-6$1,750$1,000
Mike CastleRDE$1,000$250
Kathy CastorDFL-11$3,250$2,000
Jason ChaffetzRUT-3$1,000$1,250
Albert "Ben" ChandlerDKY-6$9,200$3,500
Travis ChildersDMS-1$0$1,750
Donna Christian-ChristensenDVI$0$500
Yvette ClarkeDNY-11$5,950$2,250
William Lacy ClayDMO-1$0$1,500
Emanuel CleaverDMO-5$0$0
Jim ClyburnDSC-6$9,400$6,500
John Howard CobleRNC-6$10,000$3,750
Mike CoffmanRCO-6$1,000$8,050
Steve CohenDTN-9$22,500$0
Tom ColeROK-4$18,000$1,000
K. "Mike" ConawayRTX-11$0$13,500
Gerry ConnollyDVA-11$53,126$2,000
John ConyersDMI-14$46,741$2,000
Jim CooperDTN-5$8,800$1,000
Jim CostaDCA-20$44,550$3,000
Jerry CostelloDIL-12$0$2,000
Joe CourtneyDCT-2$2,500$2,500
Ander CrenshawRFL-4$0$1,000
Joe CrowleyDNY-7$12,128$6,500
Henry CuellarDTX-28$1,500$12,400
John CulbersonRTX-7$6,000$1,000
Elijah CummingsDMD-7$8,000$2,500
Kathy DahlkemperDPA-3$13,250$4,400
Artur DavisDAL-7$0$1,000
Danny DavisDIL-7$1,000$1,500
Geoff DavisRKY-4$1,000$2,000
Lincoln DavisDTN-4$500$5,000
Susan DavisDCA-53$0$0
Peter DeFazioDOR-4$0$1,500
Diana DeGetteDCO-1$2,800$1,000
Rosa DeLauroDCT-3$1,000$1,250
John Nathan DealRGA-9$0$0
Bill DelahuntDMA-10$0$0
Charlie DentRPA-15$1,500$5,500
Lincoln Diaz-BalartRFL-21$0$2,000
Mario Diaz-BalartRFL-25$0$7,000
Norm DicksDWA-6$14,900$4,500
John DingellDMI-15$1,000$25,500
Lloyd DoggettDTX-25$10,100$300
Joe DonnellyDIN-2$6,400$2,250
Mike DoyleDPA-14$11,600$1,000
David DreierRCA-26$7,900$21,700
Steve DriehausDOH-1$6,000$6,200
John "Jimmy" DuncanRTN-2$0$1,500
Donna EdwardsDMD-4$19,000$0
Thomas "Chet" EdwardsDTX-17$3,400$11,500
Vern EhlersRMI-3$0$0
Keith EllisonDMN-5$9,750$0
John "Brad" EllsworthDIN-8$18,798$14,054
Jo Ann EmersonRMO-8$1,000$4,650
Eliot EngelDNY-17$0$10,500
Anna EshooDCA-14$5,828$500
Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$14,500$5,000
Eni FaleomavaegaDAS$9,150$0
Mary FallinROK-5$0$0
Sam FarrDCA-17$0$1,000
Chaka FattahDPA-2$3,000$6,000
Bob FilnerDCA-51$0$500
Jeff FlakeRAZ-6$3,950$0
John FlemingRLA-4$0$2,000
J. "Randy" ForbesRVA-4$1,500$1,000
Jeff FortenberryRNE-1$0$0
George "Bill" FosterDIL-14$7,250$8,964
Virginia FoxxRNC-5$14,400$5,300
Barney FrankDMA-4$5,400$5,150
Trent FranksRAZ-2$2,300$0
Rodney FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$0$8,500
Marcia FudgeDOH-11$0$250
Elton GalleglyRCA-24$1,375$7,750
Ernest Scott GarrettRNJ-5$1,000$3,650
Jim GerlachRPA-6$3,500$2,250
Gabrielle GiffordsDAZ-8$6,500$5,500
John "Phil" GingreyRGA-11$0$3,500
Louie GohmertRTX-1$1,000$4,650
Charlie GonzalezDTX-20$2,000$30,100
Bob GoodlatteRVA-6$17,000$5,000
Bart GordonDTN-6$11,500$3,000
Kay GrangerRTX-12$1,000$2,500
Sam GravesRMO-6$0$2,000
Alan GraysonDFL-8$19,850$950
Al GreenDTX-9$1,000$1,000
Raymond "Gene" GreenDTX-29$2,500$22,000
Parker GriffithRAL-5$1,000$2,750
Raúl GrijalvaDAZ-7$19,900$3,000
Steven Brett GuthrieRKY-2$0$2,500
Luis GutiérrezDIL-4$0$6,500
John HallDNY-19$36,825$2,600
Ralph HallRTX-4$0$3,000
Debbie HalvorsonDIL-11$11,356$8,500
Phil HareDIL-17$4,900$1,750
Jane HarmanDCA-36$3,000$750
Gregg HarperRMS-3$3,000$3,250
Alcee HastingsDFL-23$7,400$3,000
Richard "Doc" HastingsRWA-4$0$1,000
Martin HeinrichDNM-1$27,100$7,577
Dean HellerRNV-2$0$2,000
Jeb HensarlingRTX-5$3,000$0
Wally HergerRCA-2$0$500
Stephanie Herseth SandlinDSD$8,000$10,900
Brian HigginsDNY-27$0$0
Baron HillDIN-9$18,600$14,500
Jim HimesDCT-4$13,200$8,300
Maurice HincheyDNY-22$2,400$1,240
Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$1,000$2,900
Mazie HironoDHI-2$5,250$0
Paul HodesDNH-2$57,000$11,350
Pete HoekstraRMI-2$0$0
Thomas "Tim" HoldenDPA-17$10,000$3,500
Rush HoltDNJ-12$1,750$4,539
Mike HondaDCA-15$26,400$3,150
Steny H. HoyerDMD-5$32,000$13,000
Duncan HunterRCA-52$1,000$2,000
Bob InglisRSC-4$0$0
Jay InsleeDWA-1$2,400$3,800
Steve IsraelDNY-2$14,200$500
Darrell IssaRCA-49$14,300$1,200
Sheila Jackson LeeDTX-18$11,900$0
Jesse JacksonDIL-2$3,400$0
Lynn JenkinsRKS-2$1,000$3,500
Eddie Bernice JohnsonDTX-30$13,000$300
Henry "Hank" JohnsonDGA-4$11,650$0
Sam JohnsonRTX-3$0$0
Tim JohnsonRIL-15$0$2,000
Walter JonesRNC-3$2,000$500
Jim JordanROH-4$1,000$7,800
Steve KagenDWI-8$5,200$2,000
Paul KanjorskiDPA-11$15,000$1,000
Marcy KapturDOH-9$0$500
Patrick KennedyDRI-1$3,400$4,800
Dale KildeeDMI-5$8,100$1,000
Carolyn KilpatrickDMI-13$14,500$250
Mary Jo KilroyDOH-15$16,650$1,750
Ron KindDWI-3$3,650$7,000
Pete KingRNY-3$0$1,000
Steve KingRIA-5$2,000$2,000
Jack KingstonRGA-1$500$4,500
Mark KirkRIL-10$0$5,300
Ann KirkpatrickDAZ-1$1,450$1,500
Larry KissellDNC-8$11,000$2,000
Ron KleinDFL-22$32,700$4,400
John KlineRMN-2$4,800$12,600
Suzanne KosmasDFL-24$4,500$3,900
Frank KratovilDMD-1$20,300$7,750
Dennis KucinichDOH-10$3,200$0
Steve LaTouretteROH-14$0$1,750
Doug LambornRCO-5$0$500
Leonard LanceRNJ-7$2,000$1,500
Jim LangevinDRI-2$0$2,800
Rick LarsenDWA-2$5,900$4,500
John LarsonDCT-1$7,300$7,750
Tom LathamRIA-4$0$1,000
Bob LattaROH-5$1,000$5,500
Barbara LeeDCA-9$9,800$2,707
Chris LeeRNY-26$0$6,500
Sandy LevinDMI-12$2,000$1,000
Charles "Jerry" LewisRCA-41$1,500$3,000
John LewisDGA-5$2,000$1,000
John LinderRGA-7$0$0
Dan LipinskiDIL-3$0$0
Frank LoBiondoRNJ-2$1,000$3,000
Dave LoebsackDIA-2$5,000$4,000
Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$5,828$3,450
Nita LoweyDNY-18$21,256$9,600
Frank LucasROK-3$0$500
Blaine LuetkemeyerRMO-9$0$2,250
Ben Ray LujánDNM-3$14,900$13,550
Cynthia LummisRWY$0$1,000
Dan LungrenRCA-3$7,300$8,500
Stephen LynchDMA-9$0$500
Connie MackRFL-14$2,000$2,400
Dan MaffeiDNY-25$14,250$11,300
Carolyn MaloneyDNY-14$12,550$1,500
Don ManzulloRIL-16$0$4,500
Kenny MarchantRTX-24$0$2,000
Betsy MarkeyDCO-4$21,550$5,800
Ed MarkeyDMA-7$5,000$8,000
Jim MarshallDGA-8$1,500$4,800
Eric MassaDNY-29$5,800$2,000
Jim MathesonDUT-2$2,500$12,250
Doris MatsuiDCA-5$4,000$1,000
Carolyn McCarthyDNY-4$0$3,200
Kevin McCarthyRCA-22$10,900$1,500
Michael McCaulRTX-10$9,800$44,200
Tom McClintockRCA-4$2,600$1,500
Betty McCollumDMN-4$10,800$0
Thaddeus McCotterRMI-11$7,259$0
Jim McDermottDWA-7$250$1,750
Jim McGovernDMA-3$5,150$500
Patrick McHenryRNC-10$0$1,500
John McHughRNY-23$0$0
Douglas "Mike" McIntyreDNC-7$5,000$3,250
Howard P. "Buck" McKeonRCA-25$250$2,500
Mike McMahonDNY-13$35,950$6,250
Cathy McMorris RodgersRWA-5$0$500
Jerry McNerneyDCA-11$14,695$3,300
Kendrick MeekDFL-17$40,300$16,709
Gregory MeeksDNY-6$2,000$4,400
Charlie MelanconDLA-3$15,250$23,150
John MicaRFL-7$1,000$1,250
Mike MichaudDME-2$0$2,000
Candice MillerRMI-10$0$2,450
Gary MillerRCA-42$0$500
George MillerDCA-7$11,270$20,950
Jeff MillerRFL-1$0$1,000
R. "Brad" MillerDNC-13$16,800$4,200
Walt MinnickDID-1$2,000$12,200
Harry MitchellDAZ-5$250$5,250
Alan MollohanDWV-1$7,000$3,250
Dennis MooreDKS-3$0$2,000
Gwen MooreDWI-4$1,000$1,150
Jim MoranDVA-8$30,750$0
Jerry MoranRKS-1$0$2,750
Chris MurphyDCT-5$10,550$6,500
Patrick MurphyDPA-8$40,100$14,500
Tim MurphyRPA-18$8,750$2,000
John MurthaDPA-12$3,400$0
Sue MyrickRNC-9$5,000$7,450
Jerry NadlerDNY-8$8,800$250
Grace NapolitanoDCA-38$9,500$1,500
Richard NealDMA-2$7,000$500
Robert "Randy" NeugebauerRTX-19$0$1,000
Eleanor Holmes NortonDDC$8,000$0
Devin NunesRCA-21$8,300$3,000
Glenn NyeDVA-2$10,500$11,300
Jim OberstarDMN-8$1,000$5,000
Dave ObeyDWI-7$13,250$3,000
Pete OlsonRTX-22$1,000$2,000
John OlverDMA-1$3,050$500
Solomon OrtizDTX-27$11,750$2,500
Frank PalloneDNJ-6$8,100$5,000
Bill PascrellDNJ-8$7,550$3,850
Ed PastorDAZ-4$3,000$1,000
Ron PaulRTX-14$0$500
Erik PaulsenRMN-3$0$12,600
Donald PayneDNJ-10$1,000$2,550
Nancy PelosiDCA-8$15,000$15,900
Mike PenceRIN-6$4,500$4,450
Ed PerlmutterDCO-7$3,500$1,000
Tom PerrielloDVA-5$35,150$11,500
Gary PetersDMI-9$18,250$500
Collin PetersonDMN-7$3,000$0
Tom PetriRWI-6$0$6,500
Pedro PierluisiDPR$0$500
Rochelle "Chellie" PingreeDME-1$9,050$1,700
Joe PittsRPA-16$0$3,300
Todd PlattsRPA-19$0$0
Lloyd "Ted" PoeRTX-2$3,500$6,000
Jared PolisDCO-2$0$500
Earl PomeroyDND$0$1,000
Bill PoseyRFL-15$0$500
David PriceDNC-4$4,000$3,750
Tom PriceRGA-6$1,750$4,000
Adam PutnamRFL-12$0$0
George RadanovichRCA-19$0$3,000
Nick RahallDWV-3$22,500$2,500
Charlie RangelDNY-15$25,500$19,400
Denny RehbergRMT$4,400$2,050
David ReichertRWA-8$0$500
Silvestre ReyesDTX-16$7,000$5,400
Laura RichardsonDCA-37$6,350$1,000
Ciro RodriguezDTX-23$14,000$11,000
David "Phil" RoeRTN-1$0$200
Harold "Hal" RogersRKY-5$0$2,000
Mike D. RogersRAL-3$0$1,000
Mike RogersRMI-8$0$6,200
Dana RohrabacherRCA-46$500$500
Tom RooneyRFL-16$10,250$1,000
Ileana Ros-LehtinenRFL-18$46,891$23,100
Peter RoskamRIL-6$0$2,000
Mike RossDAR-4$1,000$9,750
Steve RothmanDNJ-9$0$500
Lucille Roybal-AllardDCA-34$2,000$2,000
Ed RoyceRCA-40$3,800$1,500
C.A. "Dutch" RuppersbergerDMD-2$6,400$3,000
Bobby RushDIL-1$0$8,000
Paul RyanRWI-1$250$4,000
Tim RyanDOH-17$0$2,000
Gregorio "Kilili" SablanDMP$0$0
John SalazarDCO-3$23,432$10,500
Loretta SanchezDCA-47$47,950$15,100
John SarbanesDMD-3$3,250$12,100
Steve ScaliseRLA-1$6,350$5,250
Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$2,500$0
Mark SchauerDMI-7$9,450$14,200
Adam SchiffDCA-29$18,400$8,050
Jeannette "Jean" SchmidtROH-2$16,050$500
Aaron SchockRIL-18$10,200$4,000
Kurt SchraderDOR-5$7,400$3,600
Allyson SchwartzDPA-13$8,000$9,050
David ScottDGA-13$1,000$5,000
Bobby ScottDVA-3$8,500$4,052
F. "Jim" SensenbrennerRWI-5$15,500$1,000
José SerranoDNY-16$2,400$0
Pete SessionsRTX-32$7,000$3,000
Joe SestakDPA-7$38,050$20,250
John ShadeggRAZ-3$2,500$1,000
Carol Shea-PorterDNH-1$8,600$3,550
Brad ShermanDCA-27$15,300$500
John ShimkusRIL-19$2,000$5,500
Joseph Heath ShulerDNC-11$14,700$6,500
Bill ShusterRPA-9$4,000$2,000
Mike SimpsonRID-2$9,800$1,000
Albio SiresDNJ-13$2,000$5,000
Isaac "Ike" SkeltonDMO-4$20,000$750
Louise SlaughterDNY-28$1,500$9,200
David Adam SmithDWA-9$0$0
Adrian SmithRNE-3$0$500
Chris SmithRNJ-4$800$500
Lamar SmithRTX-21$10,000$30,450
Vic SnyderDAR-2$0$0
Hilda SolisDCA-32$0$-1,000
Mark SouderRIN-3$0$2,000
Zack SpaceDOH-18$16,300$15,800
Karen "Jackie" SpeierDCA-12$2,000$0
John SprattDSC-5$7,750$1,000
Fortney "Pete" StarkDCA-13$0$0
Cliff StearnsRFL-6$3,500$10,000
Bart StupakDMI-1$1,000$6,150
John SullivanROK-1$1,000$5,000
Betty SuttonDOH-13$15,000$250
Linda SánchezDCA-39$5,500$2,000
John TannerDTN-8$0$2,000
Ellen TauscherDCA-10$0$0
Gary "Gene" TaylorDMS-4$0$500
Harry TeagueDNM-2$14,000$9,900
Lee TerryRNE-2$0$10,000
Bennie ThompsonDMS-2$1,000$3,700
Glenn ThompsonRPA-5$2,000$1,000
C. Mike ThompsonDCA-1$3,800$3,000
William "Mac" ThornberryRTX-13$0$1,000
Todd TiahrtRKS-4$0$1,250
Pat TiberiROH-12$1,500$3,750
John TierneyDMA-6$1,000$0
Alice "Dina" TitusDNV-3$10,150$9,400
Paul TonkoDNY-21$4,500$0
Ed TownsDNY-10$23,365$17,100
Niki TsongasDMA-5$11,600$3,750
Mike TurnerROH-3$0$1,000
Fred UptonRMI-6$8,750$14,800
Chris Van HollenDMD-8$22,978$500
Nydia VelázquezDNY-12$500$9,500
Pete ViscloskyDIN-1$0$500
Greg WaldenROR-2$6,000$24,350
Tim WalzDMN-1$2,400$1,500
Zach WampRTN-3$0$0
Debbie Wasserman SchultzDFL-20$16,728$4,800
Maxine WatersDCA-35$0$2,250
Diane WatsonDCA-33$6,113$0
Mel WattDNC-12$15,000$1,500
Henry WaxmanDCA-30$13,550$18,000
Anthony WeinerDNY-9$7,250$6,600
Peter WelchDVT$6,000$3,250
Lynn WestmorelandRGA-3$0$3,000
Robert WexlerDFL-19$7,250$0
Ed WhitfieldRKY-1$7,000$3,750
Charlie WilsonDOH-6$0$2,000
Addison "Joe" WilsonRSC-2$2,000$2,000
Robert WittmanRVA-1$1,000$1,250
Frank WolfRVA-10$0$0
Lynn WoolseyDCA-6$1,875$2,675
David WuDOR-1$15,800$7,250
John YarmuthDKY-3$2,400$6,300
C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$0$0
Don YoungRAK$6,567$900

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Recorded Music & music production$750,455
Labor Unions$534,531
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