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S. 1945 - A Bill to Permit the Televising of Supreme Court Proceedings.

Law. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings. (by CRS) 
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The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

A Bill to Permit the Televising of Supreme Court Proceedings.

S. 1945 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.
Other Titles
    Sponsor
    Richard J. Durbin
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Law
    • Broadcasting, cable, digital technologies
    • Due process and equal protection
    • Supreme Court
    • Television and film
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced12/05/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced12/05/2011
    12/05/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    12/06/2011Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 112-584.
    Put on a legislative calendar2/09/2012Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
    2/13/2012Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar2/13/2012Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 319.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $5,150
    $4,806,692
    $551,735
    $4,606,444
    $45,301
    $7,742,721
    $17,758,043
    $0
    11 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    A Bill to Permit the Televising of Supreme Court Proceedings.

    11 organizations supported this bill

    American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 16). Letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts . Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW .
    American Society of News Editors
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 16). Letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts . Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW .
    Arizona Newspapers Association
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 16). Letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts . Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW .
    Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 16). Letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts . Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW .
    Association of Research Libraries
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 16). Letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts . Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW .
    Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington
    Jeremy Miller (2012, February 9). Bill to Require Televising Supreme Court Proceedings Passes Senate Committee. Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW.
    CREDO Action
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 16). Letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts . Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW .
    Defending Dissent Foundation
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 16). Letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts . Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW .
    Feminists for Free Expression
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 16). Letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts . Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW .
    Government Accountability Project
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 16). Letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts . Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW .
    Legal Publication Services
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 16). Letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts . Retrieved February 10, 2012, from CREW .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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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$38,449$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$32,750$0
    John BarrassoRWY$3,000$0
    Max BaucusDMT$63,822$0
    Mark BegichDAK$188,372$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$307,065$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$5,800$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$88,950$0
    Roy BluntRMO$54,375$0
    John BoozmanRAR$1,500$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,901,689$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$147,736$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$985,134$0
    Richard BurrRNC$14,500$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$148,976$0
    Ben CardinDMD$68,503$0
    Tom CarperDDE$37,850$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$140,875$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$32,750$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$6,450$0
    Tom CoburnROK$11,450$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$1,500$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$141,742$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$82,590$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$76,144$0
    John CornynRTX$54,850$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$12,700$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$163,511$0
    Mike EnziRWY$5,050$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$245,297$0
    Al FrankenDMN$790,796$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,069,095$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$13,825$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$38,600$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$905,872$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$69,353$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$29,500$0
    Dean HellerRNV$26,200$0
    John HoevenRND$4,150$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,750$0
    Jim InhofeROK$14,200$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$17,900$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$21,150$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$2,450$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$17,500$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$87,810$0
    John F. KerryDMA$120,848$0
    Mark KirkRIL$77,320$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$327,303$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$299,357$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$98,725$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$103,550$0
    Mike LeeRUT$5,300$0
    Carl LevinDMI$105,803$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$5,400$0
    Dick LugarRIN$20,250$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$62,615$0
    John McCainRAZ$50,550$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,531,045$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$68,850$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$66,150$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$278,760$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$134,591$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$12,900$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$646,053$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$24,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$138,752$0
    Rand PaulRKY$10,550$0
    Rob PortmanROH$73,066$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$44,695$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$20,750$0
    Harry ReidDNV$241,797$0
    Jim RischRID$2,400$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$18,402$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$64,200$0
    Marco RubioRFL$63,502$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$259,663$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$224,045$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$7,400$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,273,753$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,800$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$21,750$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$480,871$0
    Jon TesterDMT$415,193$0
    John ThuneRSD$28,900$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$42,983$0
    Mark UdallDCO$365,636$0
    Tom UdallDNM$255,898$0
    David VitterRLA$9,900$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$286,326$0
    Jim WebbDVA$6,450$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$81,239$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$28,100$0
    Ron WydenDOR$61,121$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$38,449$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$32,750$0
    John BarrassoRWY$3,000$0
    Max BaucusDMT$63,822$0
    Mark BegichDAK$188,372$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$307,065$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$5,800$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$88,950$0
    Roy BluntRMO$54,375$0
    John BoozmanRAR$1,500$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,901,689$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$147,736$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$985,134$0
    Richard BurrRNC$14,500$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$148,976$0
    Ben CardinDMD$68,503$0
    Tom CarperDDE$37,850$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$140,875$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$32,750$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$6,450$0
    Tom CoburnROK$11,450$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$1,500$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$141,742$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$82,590$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$76,144$0
    John CornynRTX$54,850$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$12,700$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$163,511$0
    Mike EnziRWY$5,050$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$245,297$0
    Al FrankenDMN$790,796$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,069,095$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$13,825$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$38,600$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$905,872$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$69,353$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$29,500$0
    Dean HellerRNV$26,200$0
    John HoevenRND$4,150$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,750$0
    Jim InhofeROK$14,200$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$17,900$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$21,150$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$2,450$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$17,500$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$87,810$0
    John F. KerryDMA$120,848$0
    Mark KirkRIL$77,320$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$327,303$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$299,357$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$98,725$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$103,550$0
    Mike LeeRUT$5,300$0
    Carl LevinDMI$105,803$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$5,400$0
    Dick LugarRIN$20,250$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$62,615$0
    John McCainRAZ$50,550$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,531,045$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$68,850$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$66,150$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$278,760$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$134,591$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$12,900$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$646,053$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$24,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$138,752$0
    Rand PaulRKY$10,550$0
    Rob PortmanROH$73,066$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$44,695$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$20,750$0
    Harry ReidDNV$241,797$0
    Jim RischRID$2,400$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$18,402$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$64,200$0
    Marco RubioRFL$63,502$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$259,663$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$224,045$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$7,400$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,273,753$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,800$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$21,750$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$480,871$0
    Jon TesterDMT$415,193$0
    John ThuneRSD$28,900$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$42,983$0
    Mark UdallDCO$365,636$0
    Tom UdallDNM$255,898$0
    David VitterRLA$9,900$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$286,326$0
    Jim WebbDVA$6,450$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$81,239$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$28,100$0
    Ron WydenDOR$61,121$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Women's issues$7,742,721
    Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,806,692
    Democratic/Liberal$4,606,444
    Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$551,735
    Human Rights$45,301
    Consumer groups$5,150

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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