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S. 1223 - Location Privacy Protection Act of 2012

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to address voluntary location tracking of electronic communications devices, 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.

Location Privacy Protection Act of 2012

S. 1223 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to address voluntary location tracking of electronic communications devices, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to address voluntary location tracking of electronic communications devices, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011
Sponsor
Al Franken
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Assault and harassment offenses
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Crime victims
  • Crimes against women
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Domestic violence and child abuse
  • Government investigations
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Lawyers and legal services
  • Right of privacy
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Telephone and wireless communication
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    Major Actions
    Introduced6/16/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/16/2011
    6/16/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Put on a legislative calendar12/13/2012Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    12/17/2012Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar12/17/2012Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 567.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    8.0 times as much
    $2,101,381
    $750
    $2,102,131
    $262,394
    $262,394

    opposed this bill

    2 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Location Privacy Protection Act of 2012

    2 organizations supported this bill

    CTIA - The Wireless Association
    CTIA (2012, December 13). CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement After the Senate Judiciary Markup of Senator Al Franken’s Location Privacy Protection Act (S. 1223). Retrieved December 14, 2012, from CTIA.
    Online Trust Alliance
    Spiezle, Craig (2012, December 4). Re: Support of S. 1223; Location Privacy Protection Act of 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012, from OTA.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Josten, R. Bruce (2012, December 5). Letter Opposing S.1223, the “Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011,” and Substitute Amendment. Retrieved December 7, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$5,600$4,500
    Kelly AyotteRNH$5,833$1,000
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$40,700$2,500
    Mark BegichDAK$4,600$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$37,000$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$5,950$8,100
    John BoozmanRAR$833$1,500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$135,951$14,350
    Scott BrownRMA$84,900$13,250
    Sherrod BrownDOH$19,500$4,750
    Richard BurrRNC$16,544$5,945
    Maria CantwellDWA$13,050$750
    Ben CardinDMD$11,250$750
    Tom CarperDDE$14,130$1,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$6,000$3,500
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$16,400$6,000
    Daniel CoatsRIN$11,257$6,500
    Tom CoburnROK$1,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$2,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$50,449$5,700
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,250$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$8,500$5,250
    John CornynRTX$51,750$4,750
    Mike CrapoRID$28,450$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$11,400$4,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$10,000$1,750
    Mike EnziRWY$15,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$80,000$1,000
    Al FrankenDMN$29,930$210
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$203,500$1,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$4,000$12,884
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$29,300$1,000
    Kay R. HaganDNC$71,200$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$1,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$57,600$1,250
    Dean HellerRNV$11,750$6,250
    John HoevenRND$0$6,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$4,600$0
    Jim InhofeROK$1,000$1,250
    Dan InouyeDHI$12,800$200
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$2,500
    Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$7,200
    Ron JohnsonRWI$3,150$1,500
    Tim JohnsonDSD$2,750$0
    John F. KerryDMA$19,500$0
    Mark KirkRIL$20,400$7,500
    Amy KlobucharDMN$20,500$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,900$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$23,000$1,000
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$1,000$250
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$50,650$0
    Mike LeeRUT$6,250$2,000
    Carl LevinDMI$2,500$2,250
    Joe LiebermanICT$5,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$2,750$2,750
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,500$7,500
    John McCainRAZ$45,800$7,750
    Claire McCaskillDMO$21,650$1,750
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$44,800$10,000
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$31,500$500
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$41,045$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$7,250$500
    Jerry MoranRKS$200$1,950
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$44,050$750
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$500$5,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$8,500$2,250
    Rand PaulRKY$4,751$500
    Rob PortmanROH$13,450$11,000
    Mark L. PryorDAR$19,650$750
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,750$500
    Harry ReidDNV$75,800$3,900
    Jim RischRID$14,100$5,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$450
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$23,000$1,500
    Marco RubioRFL$6,558$2,205
    Bernie SandersIVT$3,400$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$85,800$1,000
    Jeff SessionsRAL$3,500$4,500
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$18,500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,000$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$21,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$24,850$5,800
    Jon TesterDMT$38,450$1,000
    John ThuneRSD$16,800$7,200
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$8,850$6,400
    Mark UdallDCO$34,900$1,500
    Tom UdallDNM$16,300$0
    David VitterRLA$0$6,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$46,650$1,550
    Jim WebbDVA$1,800$1,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$25,400$850
    Roger F. WickerRMS$11,750$6,000
    Ron WydenDOR$29,000$500

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$5,600$4,500
    Kelly AyotteRNH$5,833$1,000
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$40,700$2,500
    Mark BegichDAK$4,600$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$37,000$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$5,950$8,100
    John BoozmanRAR$833$1,500
    Barbara BoxerDCA$135,951$14,350
    Scott BrownRMA$84,900$13,250
    Sherrod BrownDOH$19,500$4,750
    Richard BurrRNC$16,544$5,945
    Maria CantwellDWA$13,050$750
    Ben CardinDMD$11,250$750
    Tom CarperDDE$14,130$1,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$6,000$3,500
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$16,400$6,000
    Daniel CoatsRIN$11,257$6,500
    Tom CoburnROK$1,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$2,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$50,449$5,700
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,250$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$8,500$5,250
    John CornynRTX$51,750$4,750
    Mike CrapoRID$28,450$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$11,400$4,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$10,000$1,750
    Mike EnziRWY$15,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$80,000$1,000
    Al FrankenDMN$29,930$210
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$203,500$1,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$4,000$12,884
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$29,300$1,000
    Kay R. HaganDNC$71,200$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$1,000
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$57,600$1,250
    Dean HellerRNV$11,750$6,250
    John HoevenRND$0$6,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$4,600$0
    Jim InhofeROK$1,000$1,250
    Dan InouyeDHI$12,800$200
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$2,500
    Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$7,200
    Ron JohnsonRWI$3,150$1,500
    Tim JohnsonDSD$2,750$0
    John F. KerryDMA$19,500$0
    Mark KirkRIL$20,400$7,500
    Amy KlobucharDMN$20,500$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,900$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$23,000$1,000
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$1,000$250
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$50,650$0
    Mike LeeRUT$6,250$2,000
    Carl LevinDMI$2,500$2,250
    Joe LiebermanICT$5,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$2,750$2,750
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,500$7,500
    John McCainRAZ$45,800$7,750
    Claire McCaskillDMO$21,650$1,750
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$44,800$10,000
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$31,500$500
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$41,045$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$7,250$500
    Jerry MoranRKS$200$1,950
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$44,050$750
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$500$5,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$8,500$2,250
    Rand PaulRKY$4,751$500
    Rob PortmanROH$13,450$11,000
    Mark L. PryorDAR$19,650$750
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,750$500
    Harry ReidDNV$75,800$3,900
    Jim RischRID$14,100$5,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$450
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$23,000$1,500
    Marco RubioRFL$6,558$2,205
    Bernie SandersIVT$3,400$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$85,800$1,000
    Jeff SessionsRAL$3,500$4,500
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$18,500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,000$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$21,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$24,850$5,800
    Jon TesterDMT$38,450$1,000
    John ThuneRSD$16,800$7,200
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$8,850$6,400
    Mark UdallDCO$34,900$1,500
    Tom UdallDNM$16,300$0
    David VitterRLA$0$6,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$46,650$1,550
    Jim WebbDVA$1,800$1,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$25,400$850
    Roger F. WickerRMS$11,750$6,000
    Ron WydenDOR$29,000$500

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Computers, components & accessories$2,101,381
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Chambers of commerce$262,394
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