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S. 799 - Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011

Commerce. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of personal data for individuals under the aegis of the Federal Trade Commission, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011

S. 799 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of personal data for individuals under the aegis of the Federal Trade Commission, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of personal data for individuals under the aegis of the Federal Trade Commission, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011
Sponsor
John F. Kerry
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Business records
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Consumer affairs
  • Consumer credit
  • Contracts and agency
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Right of privacy
  • Telephone and wireless communication
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    Major Actions
    Introduced4/12/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced4/12/2011
    4/12/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $1,048,933
    $4,317,753
    $455,700
    $2,112,410
    $7,934,796
    8.6 times as much
    $324,235
    $59,818,606
    $4,783,392
    $2,300,925
    $897,921
    $68,125,079
    5 Organizations Supported and 8 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011

    5 organizations supported this bill

    Consumers Union
    Rusu, Ioana (2011, April 12). Consumer groups: Kerry-McCain online privacy bill "an important step forward". Retrieved April 13, 2011, from .
    eBay
    ebay (2011, April 12). HP, Microsoft, eBay and Intel Support Senators Kerry and McCain’s Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from http://www.ebaymainstreet.com.
    Hewlett Packard
    HP (2011, April 12). HP, Microsoft, eBay and Intel Support Senators Kerry and McCain’s Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from http://www.ebaymainstreet.com.
    Intel
    Intel (2011, April 12). HP, Microsoft, eBay and Intel Support Senators Kerry and McCain’s Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from http://www.ebaymainstreet.com.
    Microsoft
    Microsoft (2011, April 12). HP, Microsoft, eBay and Intel Support Senators Kerry and McCain’s Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from http://www.ebaymainstreet.com.

    8 organizations opposed this bill

    Center for Digital Democracy
    Center for Digital Democracy (2011, April 12). For Immediate Release From Consumer Watchdog, Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, Privacy Times. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from privacylives.com.
    Consumer Action
    Consumer Action (2011, April 12). For Immediate Release From Consumer Watchdog, Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, Privacy Times. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from privacylives.com.
    Consumer Watchdog
    Consumer Watchdog (2011, April 12). For Immediate Release From Consumer Watchdog, Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, Privacy Times. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from privacylives.com.
    Direct Marketing Association
    DMA (2011, April 12). Senators Kerry and McCain Introduce Privacy Bill; Legislation Could Undercut Information Economy. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from DMA.
    National Retail Federation
    National Retail Federation (2011, April 13). NRF Says Senate Privacy Bill is Too Broad, Would Subject Consumers to Blizzard of Notices. Retrieved April 28, 2011, from National Retail Federation.
    Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
    Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (2011, April 12). For Immediate Release From Consumer Watchdog, Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, Privacy Times. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from privacylives.com.
    Privacy Times
    Privacy Times (2011, April 12). For Immediate Release From Consumer Watchdog, Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, Privacy Times. Retrieved April 13, 2011, from privacylives.com.
    Targetcast
    TargetCast (2011, April 19). Kerry-McCain Bill Must Reexamine Privacy Issue. Retrieved April 28, 2011, from TargetCast.

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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$4,000$15,100
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$34,082$352,449
    Kelly AyotteRNH$68,384$287,048
    John BarrassoRWY$31,150$158,423
    Max BaucusDMT$134,597$676,476
    Mark BegichDAK$39,236$595,712
    Michael F. BennetDCO$121,525$1,446,716
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$90,016
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$32,500$625,255
    Roy BluntRMO$70,588$662,322
    John BoozmanRAR$1,583$109,937
    Barbara BoxerDCA$332,224$2,122,706
    Scott P. BrownRMA$354,555$1,402,043
    Sherrod BrownDOH$61,550$1,946,966
    Richard BurrRNC$55,141$493,907
    Maria CantwellDWA$197,586$718,410
    Ben CardinDMD$30,079$511,663
    Tom CarperDDE$64,670$300,066
    Bob CaseyDPA$41,130$1,878,890
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$97,284$641,468
    Daniel CoatsRIN$20,681$196,387
    Tom CoburnROK$14,500$93,865
    William Thad CochranRMS$12,050$212,917
    Susan M. CollinsRME$108,744$498,168
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$2,000$42,645
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$29,050$667,262
    Bob CorkerRTN$29,062$563,932
    John CornynRTX$156,095$1,117,696
    Mike CrapoRID$71,720$121,140
    Jim DeMintRSC$36,700$266,763
    Dick DurbinDIL$58,000$1,367,709
    John EnsignRNV$3,250$20,700
    Mike EnziRWY$37,000$53,550
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$158,539$551,705
    Al FrankenDMN$169,876$1,604,794
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$366,915$4,668,525
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$18,000$731,916
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$71,276$270,223
    Kay R. HaganDNC$174,005$810,978
    Tom HarkinDIA$36,600$540,662
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$170,400$440,238
    John HoevenRND$22,505$74,337
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$14,300$83,731
    Jim InhofeROK$11,000$196,545
    Dan InouyeDHI$66,200$354,360
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$52,050$417,382
    Mike JohannsRNE$18,100$171,149
    Ron JohnsonRWI$13,900$128,025
    Tim JohnsonDSD$11,250$318,210
    John F. KerryDMA$132,421$608,694
    Mark KirkRIL$65,700$925,065
    Amy KlobucharDMN$86,088$923,535
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$4,967$21,200
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$88,499$1,500,995
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$18,050$749,184
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$252,761$565,309
    Mike LeeRUT$70,600$107,952
    Carl LevinDMI$41,750$716,602
    Joe LiebermanICT$7,000$40,200
    Dick LugarRIN$25,100$329,780
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$71,366$634,653
    John McCainRAZ$68,851$326,306
    Claire McCaskillDMO$101,141$2,320,972
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$201,169$933,266
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$113,122$1,631,005
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$129,101$659,364
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$45,950$253,506
    Jerry MoranRKS$13,262$188,841
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$14,400$218,897
    Patty MurrayDWA$380,933$897,506
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$9,000$294,893
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$62,709$2,087,983
    Rand PaulRKY$38,989$148,454
    Rob PortmanROH$89,750$876,192
    Mark L. PryorDAR$47,381$591,132
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,450$384,777
    Harry ReidDNV$310,665$3,066,292
    Jim RischRID$28,194$63,900
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$26,850$235,280
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$66,536$641,300
    Marco RubioRFL$74,923$551,103
    Bernie SandersIVT$12,311$99,958
    Chuck SchumerDNY$215,634$1,944,748
    Jeff SessionsRAL$16,700$332,680
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$91,847$700,512
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$113,430$381,900
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$51,362$180,231
    Debbie StabenowDMI$78,118$682,249
    Jon TesterDMT$85,049$1,194,713
    John ThuneRSD$64,950$322,711
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$81,987$618,542
    Mark UdallDCO$105,381$1,298,685
    Tom UdallDNM$55,750$908,963
    David VitterRLA$29,400$467,210
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$205,318$1,924,996
    Jim WebbDVA$20,395$87,821
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$90,392$677,289
    Roger F. WickerRMS$35,619$611,838
    Ron WydenDOR$144,843$574,808

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$4,000$15,100
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$34,082$352,449
    Kelly AyotteRNH$68,384$287,048
    John BarrassoRWY$31,150$158,423
    Max BaucusDMT$134,597$676,476
    Mark BegichDAK$39,236$595,712
    Michael F. BennetDCO$121,525$1,446,716
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$90,016
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$32,500$625,255
    Roy BluntRMO$70,588$662,322
    John BoozmanRAR$1,583$109,937
    Barbara BoxerDCA$332,224$2,122,706
    Scott P. BrownRMA$354,555$1,402,043
    Sherrod BrownDOH$61,550$1,946,966
    Richard BurrRNC$55,141$493,907
    Maria CantwellDWA$197,586$718,410
    Ben CardinDMD$30,079$511,663
    Tom CarperDDE$64,670$300,066
    Bob CaseyDPA$41,130$1,878,890
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$97,284$641,468
    Daniel CoatsRIN$20,681$196,387
    Tom CoburnROK$14,500$93,865
    William Thad CochranRMS$12,050$212,917
    Susan M. CollinsRME$108,744$498,168
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$2,000$42,645
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$29,050$667,262
    Bob CorkerRTN$29,062$563,932
    John CornynRTX$156,095$1,117,696
    Mike CrapoRID$71,720$121,140
    Jim DeMintRSC$36,700$266,763
    Dick DurbinDIL$58,000$1,367,709
    John EnsignRNV$3,250$20,700
    Mike EnziRWY$37,000$53,550
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$158,539$551,705
    Al FrankenDMN$169,876$1,604,794
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$366,915$4,668,525
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$18,000$731,916
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$71,276$270,223
    Kay R. HaganDNC$174,005$810,978
    Tom HarkinDIA$36,600$540,662
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$170,400$440,238
    John HoevenRND$22,505$74,337
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$14,300$83,731
    Jim InhofeROK$11,000$196,545
    Dan InouyeDHI$66,200$354,360
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$52,050$417,382
    Mike JohannsRNE$18,100$171,149
    Ron JohnsonRWI$13,900$128,025
    Tim JohnsonDSD$11,250$318,210
    John F. KerryDMA$132,421$608,694
    Mark KirkRIL$65,700$925,065
    Amy KlobucharDMN$86,088$923,535
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$4,967$21,200
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$88,499$1,500,995
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$18,050$749,184
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$252,761$565,309
    Mike LeeRUT$70,600$107,952
    Carl LevinDMI$41,750$716,602
    Joe LiebermanICT$7,000$40,200
    Dick LugarRIN$25,100$329,780
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$71,366$634,653
    John McCainRAZ$68,851$326,306
    Claire McCaskillDMO$101,141$2,320,972
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$201,169$933,266
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$113,122$1,631,005
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$129,101$659,364
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$45,950$253,506
    Jerry MoranRKS$13,262$188,841
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$14,400$218,897
    Patty MurrayDWA$380,933$897,506
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$9,000$294,893
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$62,709$2,087,983
    Rand PaulRKY$38,989$148,454
    Rob PortmanROH$89,750$876,192
    Mark L. PryorDAR$47,381$591,132
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,450$384,777
    Harry ReidDNV$310,665$3,066,292
    Jim RischRID$28,194$63,900
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$26,850$235,280
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$66,536$641,300
    Marco RubioRFL$74,923$551,103
    Bernie SandersIVT$12,311$99,958
    Chuck SchumerDNY$215,634$1,944,748
    Jeff SessionsRAL$16,700$332,680
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$91,847$700,512
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$113,430$381,900
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$51,362$180,231
    Debbie StabenowDMI$78,118$682,249
    Jon TesterDMT$85,049$1,194,713
    John ThuneRSD$64,950$322,711
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$81,987$618,542
    Mark UdallDCO$105,381$1,298,685
    Tom UdallDNM$55,750$908,963
    David VitterRLA$29,400$467,210
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$205,318$1,924,996
    Jim WebbDVA$20,395$87,821
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$90,392$677,289
    Roger F. WickerRMS$35,619$611,838
    Ron WydenDOR$144,843$574,808

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Computer software$4,317,753
    Computer components & accessories$2,112,410
    Computer manufacture & services$1,048,933
    Vendors$455,700
    Consumer groups$5,150

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$59,818,606
    Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,783,392
    Advertising & public relations services$2,300,925
    Retail trade$897,921
    Direct mail advertising services$324,235
    Consumer groups$5,150
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