Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 111th Congress.

S. 3804 - Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act

Crime and law enforcement. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to combat online infringement, 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.

Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act

S. 3804 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to combat online infringement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to combat online infringement, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act
  • Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act
Sponsor
Patrick J. Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government information and archives
  • Intellectual property
  • Internet and video services
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced9/20/2010
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced9/20/2010
    9/20/2010Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S7207-7208)
    9/20/2010Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Put on a legislative calendar11/18/2010Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    11/18/2010Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar11/18/2010Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 648.
    12/17/2010By Senator Leahy from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 111-373.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $314,600
    $3,279,486
    $358,052
    $629,450
    $464,400
    $564,488
    $3,879,905
    $388,650
    $605,900
    $606,098
    $4,801,915
    $654,810
    $1,997,616
    $66,800
    $4,159,950
    $7,898,357
    $1,342,275
    $478,259
    $1,778,682
    $6,886,698
    $3,656,505
    $1,625,311
    $1,059,545
    $254,900
    $599,530
    $225,953
    $150,675
    $216,274
    $275,470
    $2,517,415
    $51,737,969
    $0
    $0

    opposed this bill

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    47 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act

    47 organizations supported this bill

    1-800-PetMeds
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Activision Publishing
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Association of American Publishers
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers et al. (2010, November 17). Letter in support of S. 3804. Retrieved December 14, 2010, from AFM.
    Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers et al. (2010, November 17). Letter in support of S. 3804. Retrieved December 14, 2010, from AFM.
    Chanel
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Church Music Publishers Association
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse
    CADNA (2010, September 22). CADNA Commends Lawmakers on Bipartisan Bill to Fight Online Piracy. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from CADNA.
    Communications Workers of America
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers et al. (2010, November 17). Letter in support of S. 3804. Retrieved December 14, 2010, from AFM.
    Copyright Alliance
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Disney
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    EMI Music Publishing
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Entertainment Software Association
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Fortune Brands
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Guru Denim
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Imaging Supplies Coalition
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
    Orloff, Katherine (2010, September 20). Joint Statement Regarding "Combating Online Infringement & Counterfeits Act. Retrieved September 27, 2010, from IATSE-Intl.
    International Association of Fire Fighters
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers et al. (2010, November 17). Letter in support of S. 3804. Retrieved December 14, 2010, from AFM.
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers et al. (2010, November 17). Letter in support of S. 3804. Retrieved December 14, 2010, from AFM.
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers et al. (2010, November 17). Letter in support of S. 3804. Retrieved December 14, 2010, from AFM.
    Johnson & Johnson
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Louis Vuitton
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Major League Baseball
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Merck
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Motion Picture Association of America
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    National Cable & Telecommunications Association
    Rob Stoddard (2010, November 17). Statement of NCTA President & CEO Kyle McSlarrow Regarding Senate Judiciary Committee Approval of the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act. Retrieved September 19, 2014, from NCTA.
    National Music Publishers' Association
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    NBCUniversal
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    News Corporation
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Nike
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Oakley
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    OpSec Security
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Premier League
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Property Rights Alliance
    Kelsey Zahourek, Executive Director, PRA (2010, September 22). Letter in support of S. 2804. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from Property Rights Alliance.
    Recording Industry Association of America
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Screen Actors Guild
    Pollack, Adam (2010, September 21). Screen actors support productions protection bill. Retrieved September 27, 2010, from Examiner.
    Sony Music Entertainment
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Sports Rights Owners Coalition
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Tiffany & Co
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Time Warner
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    True Religion Brand Jeans
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Ultimate Fighting Championship
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Universal Music Group
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Viacom
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Warner Music Group
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    Xerox
    undersigned (2010, October 21). Industry Letter of Support for S 3804. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from US Chamber of Commerce.

    3 organizations opposed this bill

    Center for Democracy & Technology
    CDT (2010, September 28). Dangers of S.3804: Domain Name Seizures and Blocking Pose Threats to Free Expression, Global Internet Freedom, and the Internet's Open Architecture. Retrieved September 29, 2010, from CDT.
    Distributed Computing Industry Association
    Lafferty, Marty (2010, September 27). Report from CEO Marty Lafferty. Retrieved September 27, 2010, from DCIA.
    Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Esguerra, Richard (2010, September 21). Censorship of the Internet Takes Center Stage in "Online Infringement" Bill. Retrieved September 27, 2010, from EFF.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$222,200$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$326,549$0
    John BarrassoRWY$151,150$0
    Max BaucusDMT$877,774$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$398,358$0
    Mark BegichDAK$373,783$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,155,900$0
    Bob BennettRUT$230,500$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$249,944$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$61,675$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,797,411$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$630,745$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$524,588$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$30,232$0
    Jim BunningRKY$30,300$0
    Richard BurrRNC$524,284$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$5,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$953,284$0
    Ben CardinDMD$383,957$0
    Tom CarperDDE$314,588$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$760,806$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$739,825$0
    Tom CoburnROK$322,325$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$150,700$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$532,467$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$385,537$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$642,961$0
    John CornynRTX$706,436$0
    Mike CrapoRID$224,050$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$514,420$0
    Chris DoddDCT$667,750$0
    Byron DorganDND$314,928$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$627,427$0
    John EnsignRNV$308,184$0
    Mike EnziRWY$211,350$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$619,942$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$650,777$0
    Al FrankenDMN$1,575,113$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,766,882$0
    Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$270,236$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$411,550$0
    Judd GreggRNH$44,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$463,801$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$597,950$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$732,726$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$229,580$0
    Jim InhofeROK$163,175$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$306,300$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$351,925$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$186,646$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$247,570$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$465,649$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$534,348$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$847,942$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$515,768$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$709,233$0
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$694,006$0
    Carl LevinDMI$336,600$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,116,900$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$523,283$0
    Dick LugarRIN$141,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$489,863$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$602,988$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,307,758$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$841,518$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$592,217$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$339,395$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$167,750$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$907,309$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$666,961$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$740,267$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$311,495$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$373,257$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,656,546$0
    Jim RischRID$224,106$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$392,501$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$530,050$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$303,801$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,698,155$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$202,020$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$565,424$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$320,300$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$200,685$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$1,050,946$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$546,995$0
    Jon TesterDMT$336,697$0
    John ThuneRSD$500,360$0
    Mark UdallDCO$954,927$0
    Tom UdallDNM$592,451$0
    David VitterRLA$411,441$0
    George VoinovichROH$94,883$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,017,926$0
    Jim WebbDVA$479,818$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$658,024$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$263,275$0
    Ron WydenDOR$541,570$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$222,200$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$326,549$0
    John BarrassoRWY$151,150$0
    Max BaucusDMT$877,774$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$398,358$0
    Mark BegichDAK$373,783$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,155,900$0
    Bob BennettRUT$230,500$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$249,944$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$61,675$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,797,411$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$630,745$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$524,588$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$30,232$0
    Jim BunningRKY$30,300$0
    Richard BurrRNC$524,284$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$5,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$953,284$0
    Ben CardinDMD$383,957$0
    Tom CarperDDE$314,588$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$760,806$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$739,825$0
    Tom CoburnROK$322,325$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$150,700$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$532,467$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$385,537$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$642,961$0
    John CornynRTX$706,436$0
    Mike CrapoRID$224,050$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$514,420$0
    Chris DoddDCT$667,750$0
    Byron DorganDND$314,928$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$627,427$0
    John EnsignRNV$308,184$0
    Mike EnziRWY$211,350$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$619,942$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$650,777$0
    Al FrankenDMN$1,575,113$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,766,882$0
    Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$270,236$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$411,550$0
    Judd GreggRNH$44,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$463,801$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$597,950$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$732,726$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$229,580$0
    Jim InhofeROK$163,175$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$306,300$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$351,925$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$186,646$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$247,570$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$465,649$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$534,348$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$847,942$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$515,768$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$709,233$0
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$694,006$0
    Carl LevinDMI$336,600$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,116,900$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$523,283$0
    Dick LugarRIN$141,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$489,863$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$602,988$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,307,758$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$841,518$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$592,217$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$339,395$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$167,750$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$907,309$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$666,961$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$740,267$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$311,495$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$373,257$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,656,546$0
    Jim RischRID$224,106$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$392,501$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$530,050$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$303,801$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,698,155$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$202,020$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$565,424$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$320,300$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$200,685$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$1,050,946$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$546,995$0
    Jon TesterDMT$336,697$0
    John ThuneRSD$500,360$0
    Mark UdallDCO$954,927$0
    Tom UdallDNM$592,451$0
    David VitterRLA$411,441$0
    George VoinovichROH$94,883$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,017,926$0
    Jim WebbDVA$479,818$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$658,024$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$263,275$0
    Ron WydenDOR$541,570$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Private Equity & Investment Firms$7,898,357
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,886,698
    Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,801,915
    Computer software$4,159,950
    Building trades unions$3,879,905
    Motion Picture production & distribution$3,656,505
    Republican/Conservative$3,279,486
    Cable distributors & service providers$2,517,415
    Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$1,997,616
    Professional sports, arenas & related equip & svcs$1,778,682
    Recorded Music & music production$1,625,311
    Electronics manufacturing & services$1,342,275
    TV production$1,059,545
    Clothing & accessories$654,810
    IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$629,450
    Animal feed & health products$606,098
    Police & firefighters unions & associations$605,900
    Security services$599,530
    Food service & related unions$564,488
    Health care products$478,259
    Teamsters union$464,400
    Communications & hi-tech unions$388,650
    Internet & Online Services$358,052
    Entertainment unions$314,600
    Office machines$275,470
    Shoes & leather products$254,900
    Sporting goods sales & manufacturing$225,953
    Chambers of commerce$216,274
    Jewelry$150,675
    Printing and publishing (printed & online)$66,800
    Consumer groups$10,500

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Consumer groups$10,500
    Hosting/Cloud Services$0
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