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.
Other Titles
    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 $1,122,802 Against $25,225
      2. March - April 2007 For $2,853,057 Against $148,600
      3. May - June 2007 For $2,995,579 Against $97,860
      4. July - August 2007 For $1,053,409 Against $34,416
      5. September - October 2007 For $2,482,086 Against $131,128
      6. November - December 2007 For $2,796,985 Against $153,900
      7. January - February 2008 For $1,555,339 Against $72,325
      8. March - April 2008 For $2,897,955 Against $148,334
      9. May - June 2008 For $3,106,777 Against $385,978
      10. July - August 2008 For $1,899,172 Against $181,464
      11. September - October 2008 For $4,027,556 Against $640,549
      12. November - December 2008 For $1,024,215 Against $65,798
      13. January - February 2009 For $1,163,389 Against $30,603
      14. March - April 2009 For $2,487,524 Against $90,524
      15. May - June 2009 For $3,062,964 Against $43,310
      16. July - August 2009 For $1,488,953 Against $19,052
      17. September - October 2009 For $2,435,475 Against $69,910
      18. November - December 2009 For $2,515,153 Against $68,940
      19. January - February 2010 For $1,797,308 Against $27,475
      20. March - April 2010 For $4,000,377 Against $92,850
      21. May - June 2010 For $3,547,856 Against $126,088
      22. July - August 2010 For $2,493,944 Against $92,865
      23. September - October 2010 For $4,964,759 Against $345,683
      24. November - December 2010 For $961,998 Against $37,700
      25. January - February 2011 For $1,651,931 Against $87,225
      26. March - April 2011 For $3,303,511 Against $129,875
      27. May - June 2011 For $2,992,678 Against $112,925
      28. July - August 2011 For $1,249,374 Against $62,072
      29. September - October 2011 For $2,553,077 Against $111,779
      30. November - December 2011 For $2,231,025 Against $94,265
      31. January - February 2012 For $1,171,189 Against $61,455
      32. March - April 2012 For $2,310,520 Against $123,463
      33. May - June 2012 For $2,372,964 Against $173,627
      34. July - August 2012 For $1,700,605 Against $144,437
      35. September - October 2012 For $3,087,312 Against $303,213
      36. November - December 2012 For $817,632 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
        Michael F. BennetDCO$1,851,770$141,517
        Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$100,016$0
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$728,254$8,600
        Roy BluntRMO$837,622$0
        John BoozmanRAR$141,904$0
        Barbara BoxerDCA$3,224,846$354,681
        Scott P. BrownRMA$1,744,305$0
        Sherrod BrownDOH$2,183,811$377,692
        Richard BurrRNC$576,489$0
        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
        Mike CrapoRID$147,050$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
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$385,373$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
        John HoevenRND$114,392$0
        Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$94,631$0
        Jim InhofeROK$211,343$0
        Dan InouyeDHI$470,610$3,000
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$477,782$0
        Mike JohannsRNE$260,198$0
        Ron JohnsonRWI$165,312$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
        Patrick J. LeahyDVT$989,550$53,950
        Mike LeeRUT$197,052$0
        Carl LevinDMI$796,135$76,303
        Joe LiebermanICT$41,100$0
        Dick LugarRIN$340,580$0
        Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$768,503$55,615
        John McCainRAZ$444,726$0
        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
        Jerry MoranRKS$226,641$0
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$253,397$0
        Patty MurrayDWA$1,210,283$117,144
        Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$319,868$23,250
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,199,564$80,144
        Rand PaulRKY$189,792$0
        Rob PortmanROH$1,009,457$0
        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
        Marco RubioRFL$676,153$0
        Bernie SandersIVT$154,029$229,030
        Chuck SchumerDNY$2,441,623$53,150
        Jeff SessionsRAL$357,830$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$948,776$223,725
        Richard C. ShelbyRAL$464,850$0
        Olympia J. SnoweRME$279,181$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$857,012$69,366
        Jon TesterDMT$1,435,588$136,342
        John ThuneRSD$446,816$0
        Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$707,830$0
        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
        Ron WydenDOR$705,408$11,600

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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
        Michael F. BennetDCO$1,851,770$141,517
        Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$100,016$0
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$728,254$8,600
        Roy BluntRMO$837,622$0
        John BoozmanRAR$141,904$0
        Barbara BoxerDCA$3,224,846$354,681
        Scott P. BrownRMA$1,744,305$0
        Sherrod BrownDOH$2,183,811$377,692
        Richard BurrRNC$576,489$0
        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
        Mike CrapoRID$147,050$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
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$385,373$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
        John HoevenRND$114,392$0
        Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$94,631$0
        Jim InhofeROK$211,343$0
        Dan InouyeDHI$470,610$3,000
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$477,782$0
        Mike JohannsRNE$260,198$0
        Ron JohnsonRWI$165,312$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
        Patrick J. LeahyDVT$989,550$53,950
        Mike LeeRUT$197,052$0
        Carl LevinDMI$796,135$76,303
        Joe LiebermanICT$41,100$0
        Dick LugarRIN$340,580$0
        Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$768,503$55,615
        John McCainRAZ$444,726$0
        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
        Jerry MoranRKS$226,641$0
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$253,397$0
        Patty MurrayDWA$1,210,283$117,144
        Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$319,868$23,250
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,199,564$80,144
        Rand PaulRKY$189,792$0
        Rob PortmanROH$1,009,457$0
        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
        Marco RubioRFL$676,153$0
        Bernie SandersIVT$154,029$229,030
        Chuck SchumerDNY$2,441,623$53,150
        Jeff SessionsRAL$357,830$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$948,776$223,725
        Richard C. ShelbyRAL$464,850$0
        Olympia J. SnoweRME$279,181$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$857,012$69,366
        Jon TesterDMT$1,435,588$136,342
        John ThuneRSD$446,816$0
        Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$707,830$0
        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
        Ron WydenDOR$705,408$11,600

        Interest Groups that supported this bill

        $ Donated
        Attorneys & law firms$59,508,433
        Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,798,942
        Computer software$4,404,328
        Motion Picture production & distribution$3,765,094
        Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$2,308,814
        Professional sports, arenas & related equip & svcs$2,174,399
        Commercial TV & radio stations$1,903,969
        Recorded Music & music production$1,494,031
        Telecommunications$1,295,689
        TV production$955,392
        General business associations$412,685
        Teamsters union$391,520
        Entertainment unions$340,900
        Chambers of commerce$274,854
        Movie Theaters$89,350
        Printing and publishing (printed & online)$58,050

        Interest Groups that opposed this bill

        $ Donated
        Democratic/Liberal$4,616,144
        Consumer groups$5,150
        Militias & Anti-Government Groups$0
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