S. 978 - A Bill to Amend the Criminal Penalty Provision for Criminal Infringement of a Copyright, and for Other Purposes.

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to amend the criminal penalty provision for criminal infringement of a copyright, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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A Bill to Amend the Criminal Penalty Provision for Criminal Infringement of a Copyright, and for Other Purposes.

S. 978 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the criminal penalty provision for criminal infringement of a copyright, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the criminal penalty provision for criminal infringement of a copyright, and for other purposes.
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    Sponsor
    Amy Klobuchar
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Crime and law enforcement
    • Intellectual property
    • Internet and video services
    • Music
    • Sound recording
    • Television and film
    Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced5/12/2011
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced5/12/2011
      5/12/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
      Put on a legislative calendar6/16/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
      6/20/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment. Without written report.
      Put on a legislative calendar6/20/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 77.
      6/22/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 112-922.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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      Contributions

      1. January - February 2007 For $1,019,902 Against $25,225
      2. March - April 2007 For $2,780,457 Against $148,600
      3. May - June 2007 For $2,898,544 Against $96,660
      4. July - August 2007 For $993,765 Against $33,866
      5. September - October 2007 For $2,354,721 Against $130,503
      6. November - December 2007 For $2,671,979 Against $153,900
      7. January - February 2008 For $1,512,888 Against $72,325
      8. March - April 2008 For $2,763,305 Against $148,334
      9. May - June 2008 For $3,011,077 Against $385,728
      10. July - August 2008 For $1,835,143 Against $181,464
      11. September - October 2008 For $3,926,406 Against $640,549
      12. November - December 2008 For $964,620 Against $58,798
      13. January - February 2009 For $742,749 Against $21,553
      14. March - April 2009 For $1,503,452 Against $53,524
      15. May - June 2009 For $1,525,476 Against $23,585
      16. July - August 2009 For $967,633 Against $9,102
      17. September - October 2009 For $1,356,422 Against $34,160
      18. November - December 2009 For $1,529,903 Against $40,840
      19. January - February 2010 For $1,053,504 Against $16,950
      20. March - April 2010 For $2,091,341 Against $66,100
      21. May - June 2010 For $2,057,639 Against $81,346
      22. July - August 2010 For $1,385,561 Against $58,415
      23. September - October 2010 For $2,693,807 Against $224,088
      24. November - December 2010 For $814,318 Against $40,001
      25. January - February 2011 For $1,618,706 Against $87,225
      26. March - April 2011 For $3,169,223 Against $129,875
      27. May - June 2011 For $2,857,053 Against $112,925
      28. July - August 2011 For $1,175,224 Against $61,572
      29. September - October 2011 For $2,442,977 Against $111,779
      30. November - December 2011 For $2,141,237 Against $94,265
      31. January - February 2012 For $1,117,589 Against $61,455
      32. March - April 2012 For $2,209,310 Against $123,463
      33. May - June 2012 For $2,240,108 Against $173,377
      34. July - August 2012 For $1,622,623 Against $144,437
      35. September - October 2012 For $2,953,780 Against $302,963
      36. November - December 2012 For $784,482 Against $86,381

      Votes

        48 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

        Organizations that took a position on
        A Bill to Amend the Criminal Penalty Provision for Criminal Infringement of a Copyright, and for Other Purposes.

        48 organizations supported this bill

        American Federation of Musicians
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
        undersigned organizations (2011, May 17). AFTRA DGA IATSE and SAG Support S.978. Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Artists Under the Dome.
        American Intellectual Property Law Association
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        American Photographic Artists
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Association of American Publishers
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Association of Independent Music Publishers
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        AT&T
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        BMI
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        BSA - The Software Alliance
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        CBS Corporation
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Church Music Publishers Association
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Directors Guild of America
        undersigned organizations (2011, May 17). AFTRA DGA IATSE and SAG Support S.978. Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Artists Under the Dome.
        Disney
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Entertainment Merchants Association
        EMA (2011, June 15). ENTERTAINMENT MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION ENDORSES ENHANCED PENALTY FOR INFRINGEMENT BY STREAMING. Retrieved June 24, 2011, from Entertainment Merchants Association.
        Entertainment Software Association
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Global Intellectual Property Center
        GIPC (2011, June 16). Chamber Applauds Senate Action To Move Forward with Illegal Web Streaming Bill. Retrieved June 24, 2011, from Global Intellectual Property Center.
        Graphic Artists Guild
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Independent Film & Television Alliance
        IFTA (2011, May 12). IFTA & Creative Industry Coalition Lauds Bill to Make Illegal Streaming of Movies and TV a Felony. Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Independent Film & Television Alliance.
        International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
        undersigned organizations (2011, May 17). AFTRA DGA IATSE and SAG Support S.978. Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Artists Under the Dome.
        International Brotherhood of Teamsters
        undersigned organizations (2011, May 26). Joint Statement from AFM, AFTRA, DGA, IATSE, IBT and SAG Commending Senate Judiciary Committee Passage of the PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved June 24, 2011, from IATSE.
        Magazine Publishers of America
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Motion Picture Association of America
        Anderson, Nate (2011, May 16). New bill upgrades unauthorized Internet streaming to a felony. Ars Technica. Retrieved May 19, 2011, from http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/05/new-bill-upgrades-unauthorized-internet-streaming-to-a-felony.ars.
        National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        National Association of Broadcasters
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        National Association of Theatre Owners
        IFTA (2011, May 12). IFTA & Creative Industry Coalition Lauds Bill to Make Illegal Streaming of Movies and TV a Felony. Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Independent Film & Television Alliance.
        National Basketball Association
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        National Collegiate Athletic Association
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        National Music Publishers' Association
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        NBCUniversal
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        News Corporation
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Newspaper Association of America
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Picture Archive Council Of America
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Ppl & Vpl
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Professional Photographers of America
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Professional School Photographers Association
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Recording Industry Association of America
        RIAA (2011, May 13). Senate Bill Calls For Tougher Penalties for Unlawful Streaming of Content. Retrieved May 19, 2011, from RIAA News Room.
        Reed Elsevier
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Screen Actors Guild
        undersigned organizations (2011, May 17). AFTRA DGA IATSE and SAG Support S.978. Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Artists Under the Dome.
        SESAC
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Software & Information Industry Association
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Sony Pictures Entertainment
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Time Warner
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        U.S. Chamber of Commerce
        MPAA (n.d.). S. 978: The Commercial Felony Streaming Act. Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Motion Picture Association of America.
        Ultimate Fighting Championship
        MPAA (n.d.). S. 978: The Commercial Felony Streaming Act. Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Motion Picture Association of America.
        Universal Music Group
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Viacom
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.
        Writers Guild of America, West
        Copyright Alliance (2011, May 12). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars RE: Introduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Illegal Streaming . Retrieved May 19, 2011, from Copyright Alliance.

        3 organizations opposed this bill

        Demand Progress
        Demand Progress (2011). URGENT: Congress Wants To Make Streaming A Felony. Retrieved June 17, 2011, from Demand Progress.
        Electronic Frontier Foundation
        Engleman, Eric (2011, June 16). Illegal Video Streaming Elevated to Felony Under Senate Bill. Bloomberg News. Retrieved June 24, 2011, from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-16/illegal-video-streaming-elevated-to-felony-under-senate-measure.html.
        U.s.w.g.o.
        Hill, Brian D. (2011, June 6). Whitehouse to want Streaming Media of any copyrighted materials to be a felony. Retrieved June 17, 2011, from USWGO.

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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$18,500$0
        Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$405,399$200
        Kelly AyotteRNH$386,665$0
        John BarrassoRWY$212,573$0
        Max BaucusDMT$850,251$25,700
        Mark BegichDAK$787,313$128,497
        Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$100,016$0
        Barbara BoxerDCA$3,224,846$354,681
        Scott P. BrownRMA$1,744,305$0
        Sherrod BrownDOH$2,183,811$377,692
        Maria CantwellDWA$961,252$11,065
        Ben CardinDMD$701,286$31,250
        Tom CarperDDE$376,950$14,050
        Bob CaseyDPA$1,982,903$58,650
        Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$700,318$4,600
        Daniel CoatsRIN$224,404$0
        Tom CoburnROK$118,265$0
        William Thad CochranRMS$218,914$0
        Susan M. CollinsRME$611,318$0
        Gaylord Kent ConradDND$52,045$0
        Christopher A. CoonsDDE$744,112$60,340
        Bob CorkerRTN$743,163$0
        John CornynRTX$1,305,521$0
        Jim DeMintRSC$349,050$0
        Dick DurbinDIL$1,518,159$80,586
        Mike EnziRWY$74,550$0
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$893,370$1,472
        Al FrankenDMN$2,575,826$387,538
        Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,364,015$273,737
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$824,018$0
        Kay R. HaganDNC$1,038,049$212,016
        Tom HarkinDIA$646,062$40,703
        Orrin G. HatchRUT$686,688$0
        Dean HellerRNV$415,298$0
        Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$94,631$0
        Jim InhofeROK$211,343$0
        Dan InouyeDHI$470,610$3,000
        Mike JohannsRNE$260,198$0
        Tim JohnsonDSD$400,466$66,410
        John F. KerryDMA$683,026$30,974
        Mark KirkRIL$1,037,315$4,720
        Amy KlobucharDMN$1,223,881$27,863
        Herb KohlDWI$-500$0
        Jon KylRAZ$47,800$0
        Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,665,160$84,430
        Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$887,592$21,100
        Carl LevinDMI$796,135$76,303
        Joe LiebermanICT$41,100$0
        Dick LugarRIN$340,580$0
        Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$768,503$55,615
        Claire McCaskillDMO$2,676,717$138,136
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,309,666$0
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,816,130$14,200
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$848,080$190,084
        Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$318,674$6,900
        Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$319,868$23,250
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,199,564$80,144
        Mark L. PryorDAR$679,382$17,150
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$427,634$4,500
        Harry ReidDNV$3,695,143$124,097
        Jim RischRID$92,700$0
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$273,030$0
        John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$798,100$21,400
        Bernie SandersIVT$154,029$229,030
        Jeff SessionsRAL$357,830$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$948,776$223,725
        Olympia J. SnoweRME$279,181$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$857,012$69,366
        Jon TesterDMT$1,435,588$136,342
        Mark UdallDCO$1,713,434$245,674
        Tom UdallDNM$1,114,126$134,360
        David VitterRLA$578,460$0
        Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,152,547$115,676
        Jim WebbDVA$113,570$250
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$957,140$27,857
        Roger F. WickerRMS$703,488$0

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        NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
        That Supported
        $ From Interest Groups
        That Opposed
        Daniel K. AkakaDHI$18,500$0
        Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$405,399$200
        Kelly AyotteRNH$386,665$0
        John BarrassoRWY$212,573$0
        Max BaucusDMT$850,251$25,700
        Mark BegichDAK$787,313$128,497
        Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$100,016$0
        Barbara BoxerDCA$3,224,846$354,681
        Scott P. BrownRMA$1,744,305$0
        Sherrod BrownDOH$2,183,811$377,692
        Maria CantwellDWA$961,252$11,065
        Ben CardinDMD$701,286$31,250
        Tom CarperDDE$376,950$14,050
        Bob CaseyDPA$1,982,903$58,650
        Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$700,318$4,600
        Daniel CoatsRIN$224,404$0
        Tom CoburnROK$118,265$0
        William Thad CochranRMS$218,914$0
        Susan M. CollinsRME$611,318$0
        Gaylord Kent ConradDND$52,045$0
        Christopher A. CoonsDDE$744,112$60,340
        Bob CorkerRTN$743,163$0
        John CornynRTX$1,305,521$0
        Jim DeMintRSC$349,050$0
        Dick DurbinDIL$1,518,159$80,586
        Mike EnziRWY$74,550$0
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$893,370$1,472
        Al FrankenDMN$2,575,826$387,538
        Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,364,015$273,737
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$824,018$0
        Kay R. HaganDNC$1,038,049$212,016
        Tom HarkinDIA$646,062$40,703
        Orrin G. HatchRUT$686,688$0
        Dean HellerRNV$415,298$0
        Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$94,631$0
        Jim InhofeROK$211,343$0
        Dan InouyeDHI$470,610$3,000
        Mike JohannsRNE$260,198$0
        Tim JohnsonDSD$400,466$66,410
        John F. KerryDMA$683,026$30,974
        Mark KirkRIL$1,037,315$4,720
        Amy KlobucharDMN$1,223,881$27,863
        Herb KohlDWI$-500$0
        Jon KylRAZ$47,800$0
        Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,665,160$84,430
        Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$887,592$21,100
        Carl LevinDMI$796,135$76,303
        Joe LiebermanICT$41,100$0
        Dick LugarRIN$340,580$0
        Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$768,503$55,615
        Claire McCaskillDMO$2,676,717$138,136
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,309,666$0
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,816,130$14,200
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$848,080$190,084
        Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$318,674$6,900
        Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$319,868$23,250
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,199,564$80,144
        Mark L. PryorDAR$679,382$17,150
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$427,634$4,500
        Harry ReidDNV$3,695,143$124,097
        Jim RischRID$92,700$0
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$273,030$0
        John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$798,100$21,400
        Bernie SandersIVT$154,029$229,030
        Jeff SessionsRAL$357,830$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$948,776$223,725
        Olympia J. SnoweRME$279,181$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$857,012$69,366
        Jon TesterDMT$1,435,588$136,342
        Mark UdallDCO$1,713,434$245,674
        Tom UdallDNM$1,114,126$134,360
        David VitterRLA$578,460$0
        Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,152,547$115,676
        Jim WebbDVA$113,570$250
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$957,140$27,857
        Roger F. WickerRMS$703,488$0

        Interest Groups that supported this bill

        $ Donated
        Attorneys & law firms$49,205,296
        Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$3,884,990
        Motion Picture production & distribution$3,263,708
        Computer software$3,160,010
        Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$1,916,239
        Professional sports, arenas & related equip & svcs$1,622,912
        Commercial TV & radio stations$1,472,229
        Recorded Music & music production$1,180,622
        Telecommunications$958,901
        TV production$857,343
        Teamsters union$351,870
        Entertainment unions$296,150
        General business associations$293,700
        Chambers of commerce$199,054
        Movie Theaters$73,550
        Printing and publishing (printed & online)$50,350

        Interest Groups that opposed this bill

        $ Donated
        Democratic/Liberal$4,230,183
        Consumer groups$5,150
        Militias & Anti-Government Groups$0
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