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.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
      scale for bar graph of contributions

      Contributions

      1. January 2007 For $286,204 Against $39,275
      2. February 2007 For $844,123 Against $97,900
      3. March 2007 For $1,893,942 Against $303,000
      4. April 2007 For $1,035,802 Against $123,850
      5. May 2007 For $1,358,634 Against $169,750
      6. June 2007 For $1,631,334 Against $348,899
      7. July 2007 For $459,782 Against $62,420
      8. August 2007 For $574,465 Against $63,391
      9. September 2007 For $1,457,234 Against $673,119
      10. October 2007 For $942,546 Against $214,018
      11. November 2007 For $1,238,780 Against $286,050
      12. December 2007 For $1,530,882 Against $412,943
      13. January 2008 For $613,663 Against $102,190
      14. February 2008 For $885,826 Against $212,990
      15. March 2008 For $1,860,091 Against $565,917
      16. April 2008 For $953,879 Against $241,482
      17. May 2008 For $1,200,859 Against $338,112
      18. June 2008 For $1,762,156 Against $794,840
      19. July 2008 For $893,924 Against $289,776
      20. August 2008 For $955,035 Against $352,513
      21. September 2008 For $2,103,409 Against $1,179,346
      22. October 2008 For $1,498,313 Against $1,318,918
      23. November 2008 For $579,166 Against $213,507
      24. December 2008 For $353,763 Against $75,461
      25. January 2009 For $214,548 Against $24,950
      26. February 2009 For $904,916 Against $45,813
      27. March 2009 For $1,618,688 Against $92,139
      28. April 2009 For $937,820 Against $39,550
      29. May 2009 For $939,344 Against $39,835
      30. June 2009 For $2,037,950 Against $70,975
      31. July 2009 For $735,835 Against $13,222
      32. August 2009 For $702,693 Against $18,049
      33. September 2009 For $1,629,220 Against $85,752
      34. October 2009 For $914,727 Against $11,150
      35. November 2009 For $1,065,483 Against $34,000
      36. December 2009 For $1,416,488 Against $59,040
      37. January 2010 For $794,547 Against $25,620
      38. February 2010 For $961,516 Against $35,620
      39. March 2010 For $2,575,937 Against $99,875
      40. April 2010 For $1,291,610 Against $66,300
      41. May 2010 For $1,244,777 Against $84,560
      42. June 2010 For $2,163,715 Against $101,996
      43. July 2010 For $999,583 Against $39,560
      44. August 2010 For $1,365,458 Against $99,015
      45. September 2010 For $2,486,316 Against $145,232
      46. October 2010 For $2,414,134 Against $279,341
      47. November 2010 For $390,277 Against $-4,207
      48. December 2010 For $773,433 Against $50,351
      49. January 2011 For $427,400 Against $53,225
      50. February 2011 For $1,227,232 Against $39,800
      51. March 2011 For $2,419,605 Against $115,225
      52. April 2011 For $954,809 Against $22,650
      53. May 2011 For $1,115,259 Against $28,450
      54. June 2011 For $1,881,369 Against $96,375
      55. July 2011 For $453,270 Against $20,797
      56. August 2011 For $795,254 Against $42,025
      57. September 2011 For $1,721,422 Against $92,879
      58. October 2011 For $903,124 Against $18,150
      59. November 2011 For $1,146,059 Against $26,725
      60. December 2011 For $1,091,366 Against $73,090
      61. January 2012 For $493,335 Against $39,570
      62. February 2012 For $653,242 Against $24,035
      63. March 2012 For $1,532,065 Against $87,275
      64. April 2012 For $740,156 Against $38,550
      65. May 2012 For $962,110 Against $68,409
      66. June 2012 For $1,385,090 Against $106,719
      67. July 2012 For $652,116 Against $58,552
      68. August 2012 For $1,079,363 Against $86,935
      69. September 2012 For $1,556,420 Against $125,173
      70. October 2012 For $1,451,627 Against $181,023
      71. November 2012 For $419,529 Against $23,266
      72. December 2012 For $360,203 Against $65,765

      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$402,099$200
        Kelly AyotteRNH$351,747$0
        John BarrassoRWY$211,823$0
        Max BaucusDMT$842,431$108,075
        Mark BegichDAK$738,433$311,140
        Michael F. BennetDCO$1,750,799$204,281
        Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$99,016$0
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$817,426$6,000
        Roy BluntRMO$815,959$0
        John BoozmanRAR$145,221$0
        Barbara BoxerDCA$2,971,583$712,251
        Scott P. BrownRMA$1,683,225$0
        Sherrod BrownDOH$2,150,835$385,642
        Richard BurrRNC$530,678$0
        Maria CantwellDWA$965,598$76,515
        Ben CardinDMD$705,503$32,750
        Tom CarperDDE$373,650$14,050
        Bob CaseyDPA$2,110,085$65,250
        Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$770,243$0
        Daniel CoatsRIN$304,423$0
        Tom CoburnROK$117,864$0
        William Thad CochranRMS$202,664$0
        Susan M. CollinsRME$655,668$0
        Gaylord Kent ConradDND$56,628$0
        Christopher A. CoonsDDE$725,129$29,750
        Bob CorkerRTN$726,747$0
        John CornynRTX$1,290,435$0
        Mike CrapoRID$144,925$0
        Jim DeMintRSC$316,605$0
        Dick DurbinDIL$1,565,914$173,786
        Mike EnziRWY$78,550$0
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$866,930$250
        Al FrankenDMN$2,298,977$1,028,740
        Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,343,909$399,060
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$829,603$0
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$374,138$0
        Kay R. HaganDNC$721,885$1,809,778
        Tom HarkinDIA$631,782$107,003
        Orrin G. HatchRUT$686,988$0
        Dean HellerRNV$424,830$0
        John HoevenRND$126,442$0
        Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$90,731$0
        Jim InhofeROK$215,393$0
        Dan InouyeDHI$448,410$1,000
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$492,757$0
        Mike JohannsRNE$246,148$0
        Ron JohnsonRWI$183,800$0
        Tim JohnsonDSD$351,367$289,569
        John F. KerryDMA$800,793$311,160
        Mark KirkRIL$1,021,240$4,720
        Amy KlobucharDMN$1,232,921$32,863
        Herb KohlDWI$-500$0
        Jon KylRAZ$39,150$0
        Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,719,748$190,216
        Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$900,509$348,475
        Patrick J. LeahyDVT$996,700$78,025
        Mike LeeRUT$197,302$0
        Carl LevinDMI$798,659$175,697
        Joe LiebermanICT$40,850$0
        Dick LugarRIN$321,680$0
        Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$734,953$54,915
        John McCainRAZ$476,701$0
        Claire McCaskillDMO$2,612,979$146,897
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,362,616$0
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,763,367$13,950
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$762,059$480,706
        Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$358,491$2,800
        Jerry MoranRKS$217,841$0
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$233,222$0
        Patty MurrayDWA$1,151,476$152,123
        Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$319,768$23,250
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,292,980$88,144
        Rand PaulRKY$203,263$0
        Rob PortmanROH$963,775$0
        Mark L. PryorDAR$688,032$48,350
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$435,410$50,900
        Harry ReidDNV$3,748,411$181,440
        Jim RischRID$85,600$0
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$287,830$0
        John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$814,774$53,200
        Marco RubioRFL$629,432$0
        Bernie SandersIVT$146,604$261,280
        Chuck SchumerDNY$2,524,503$73,600
        Jeff SessionsRAL$363,539$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$877,152$515,262
        Richard C. ShelbyRAL$466,050$0
        Olympia J. SnoweRME$263,031$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$855,859$70,394
        Jon TesterDMT$1,444,206$157,392
        John ThuneRSD$433,891$0
        Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$678,444$0
        Mark UdallDCO$1,593,805$529,806
        Tom UdallDNM$1,063,206$470,047
        David VitterRLA$575,685$0
        Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,982,818$1,241,159
        Jim WebbDVA$107,711$21,000
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$945,924$27,607
        Roger F. WickerRMS$685,288$0
        Ron WydenDOR$720,008$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$402,099$200
        Kelly AyotteRNH$351,747$0
        John BarrassoRWY$211,823$0
        Max BaucusDMT$842,431$108,075
        Mark BegichDAK$738,433$311,140
        Michael F. BennetDCO$1,750,799$204,281
        Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$99,016$0
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$817,426$6,000
        Roy BluntRMO$815,959$0
        John BoozmanRAR$145,221$0
        Barbara BoxerDCA$2,971,583$712,251
        Scott P. BrownRMA$1,683,225$0
        Sherrod BrownDOH$2,150,835$385,642
        Richard BurrRNC$530,678$0
        Maria CantwellDWA$965,598$76,515
        Ben CardinDMD$705,503$32,750
        Tom CarperDDE$373,650$14,050
        Bob CaseyDPA$2,110,085$65,250
        Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$770,243$0
        Daniel CoatsRIN$304,423$0
        Tom CoburnROK$117,864$0
        William Thad CochranRMS$202,664$0
        Susan M. CollinsRME$655,668$0
        Gaylord Kent ConradDND$56,628$0
        Christopher A. CoonsDDE$725,129$29,750
        Bob CorkerRTN$726,747$0
        John CornynRTX$1,290,435$0
        Mike CrapoRID$144,925$0
        Jim DeMintRSC$316,605$0
        Dick DurbinDIL$1,565,914$173,786
        Mike EnziRWY$78,550$0
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$866,930$250
        Al FrankenDMN$2,298,977$1,028,740
        Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,343,909$399,060
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$829,603$0
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$374,138$0
        Kay R. HaganDNC$721,885$1,809,778
        Tom HarkinDIA$631,782$107,003
        Orrin G. HatchRUT$686,988$0
        Dean HellerRNV$424,830$0
        John HoevenRND$126,442$0
        Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$90,731$0
        Jim InhofeROK$215,393$0
        Dan InouyeDHI$448,410$1,000
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$492,757$0
        Mike JohannsRNE$246,148$0
        Ron JohnsonRWI$183,800$0
        Tim JohnsonDSD$351,367$289,569
        John F. KerryDMA$800,793$311,160
        Mark KirkRIL$1,021,240$4,720
        Amy KlobucharDMN$1,232,921$32,863
        Herb KohlDWI$-500$0
        Jon KylRAZ$39,150$0
        Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,719,748$190,216
        Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$900,509$348,475
        Patrick J. LeahyDVT$996,700$78,025
        Mike LeeRUT$197,302$0
        Carl LevinDMI$798,659$175,697
        Joe LiebermanICT$40,850$0
        Dick LugarRIN$321,680$0
        Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$734,953$54,915
        John McCainRAZ$476,701$0
        Claire McCaskillDMO$2,612,979$146,897
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,362,616$0
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,763,367$13,950
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$762,059$480,706
        Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$358,491$2,800
        Jerry MoranRKS$217,841$0
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$233,222$0
        Patty MurrayDWA$1,151,476$152,123
        Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$319,768$23,250
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,292,980$88,144
        Rand PaulRKY$203,263$0
        Rob PortmanROH$963,775$0
        Mark L. PryorDAR$688,032$48,350
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$435,410$50,900
        Harry ReidDNV$3,748,411$181,440
        Jim RischRID$85,600$0
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$287,830$0
        John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$814,774$53,200
        Marco RubioRFL$629,432$0
        Bernie SandersIVT$146,604$261,280
        Chuck SchumerDNY$2,524,503$73,600
        Jeff SessionsRAL$363,539$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$877,152$515,262
        Richard C. ShelbyRAL$466,050$0
        Olympia J. SnoweRME$263,031$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$855,859$70,394
        Jon TesterDMT$1,444,206$157,392
        John ThuneRSD$433,891$0
        Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$678,444$0
        Mark UdallDCO$1,593,805$529,806
        Tom UdallDNM$1,063,206$470,047
        David VitterRLA$575,685$0
        Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,982,818$1,241,159
        Jim WebbDVA$107,711$21,000
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$945,924$27,607
        Roger F. WickerRMS$685,288$0
        Ron WydenDOR$720,008$11,600

        Interest Groups that supported this bill

        $ Donated
        Attorneys & law firms$60,029,155
        Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,429,445
        Computer software$4,123,864
        Motion Picture production & distribution$3,385,664
        Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$2,140,010
        Professional sports, arenas & related equip & svcs$1,878,077
        Commercial TV & radio stations$1,751,146
        Recorded Music & music production$1,438,748
        Telecommunications$1,043,991
        TV production & distribution$1,018,053
        General business associations$556,835
        Teamsters union$379,570
        Entertainment unions$339,700
        Chambers of commerce$262,394
        Movie Theaters$86,300
        Printing and publishing (printed & online)$51,300

        Interest Groups that opposed this bill

        $ Donated
        Democratic/Liberal$11,571,318
        Consumer groups$750
        Militias & Anti-Government Groups$0
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