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
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      Contributions

      1. January - February 2007 For $1,130,327 Against $137,175
      2. March - April 2007 For $2,929,744 Against $426,850
      3. May - June 2007 For $2,989,968 Against $518,649
      4. July - August 2007 For $1,034,247 Against $125,811
      5. September - October 2007 For $2,399,780 Against $887,137
      6. November - December 2007 For $2,769,662 Against $698,993
      7. January - February 2008 For $1,499,489 Against $315,180
      8. March - April 2008 For $2,813,970 Against $807,399
      9. May - June 2008 For $2,963,015 Against $1,132,952
      10. July - August 2008 For $1,848,959 Against $642,289
      11. September - October 2008 For $3,601,722 Against $2,498,264
      12. November - December 2008 For $932,929 Against $288,968
      13. January - February 2009 For $1,119,464 Against $70,763
      14. March - April 2009 For $2,556,508 Against $131,689
      15. May - June 2009 For $2,977,294 Against $110,810
      16. July - August 2009 For $1,438,528 Against $31,271
      17. September - October 2009 For $2,543,947 Against $96,902
      18. November - December 2009 For $2,481,971 Against $93,040
      19. January - February 2010 For $1,756,063 Against $61,240
      20. March - April 2010 For $3,867,547 Against $166,175
      21. May - June 2010 For $3,408,492 Against $186,556
      22. July - August 2010 For $2,365,041 Against $138,575
      23. September - October 2010 For $4,900,450 Against $424,573
      24. November - December 2010 For $1,163,710 Against $46,144
      25. January - February 2011 For $1,654,632 Against $93,025
      26. March - April 2011 For $3,374,414 Against $137,875
      27. May - June 2011 For $2,996,628 Against $124,825
      28. July - August 2011 For $1,248,524 Against $62,822
      29. September - October 2011 For $2,624,546 Against $111,029
      30. November - December 2011 For $2,237,425 Against $99,815
      31. January - February 2012 For $1,146,577 Against $63,605
      32. March - April 2012 For $2,272,221 Against $125,825
      33. May - June 2012 For $2,347,200 Against $175,128
      34. July - August 2012 For $1,731,479 Against $145,487
      35. September - October 2012 For $3,008,047 Against $306,196
      36. November - December 2012 For $779,732 Against $89,031

      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

        NamePartysort iconState$ From Interest Groups
        That Supported
        $ From Interest Groups
        That Opposed
        Alan FrankenDMN$2,298,977$1,028,740
        Amy KlobucharDMN$1,232,921$32,863
        Barbara BoxerDCA$2,971,583$712,251
        Barbara MikulskiDMD$358,491$2,800
        Ben CardinDMD$705,503$32,750
        Bob CaseyDPA$2,110,085$65,250
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,763,367$13,950
        Carl LevinDMI$798,659$175,697
        Chris CoonsDDE$725,129$29,750
        Chuck SchumerDNY$2,524,503$73,600
        Claire McCaskillDMO$2,612,979$146,897
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,292,980$88,144
        Dan InouyeDHI$448,410$1,000
        Daniel K. AkakaDHI$18,500$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$855,859$70,394
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$866,930$250
        Dick DurbinDIL$1,565,914$173,786
        Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$319,768$23,250
        Frank LautenbergDNJ$900,509$348,475
        Gaylord Kent ConradDND$56,628$0
        Harry ReidDNV$3,748,411$181,440
        Herb KohlDWI$-500$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$877,152$515,262
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$762,059$480,706
        Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$99,016$0
        Jim WebbDVA$107,711$21,000
        Joe ManchinDWV$734,953$54,915
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$435,410$50,900
        John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$814,774$53,200
        John KerryDMA$800,793$311,160
        Jon TesterDMT$1,444,206$157,392
        Kay HaganDNC$721,885$1,809,778
        Kirsten GillibrandDNY$5,343,909$399,060
        Maria CantwellDWA$965,598$76,515
        Mark BegichDAK$738,433$311,140
        Mark PryorDAR$688,032$48,350
        Mark UdallDCO$1,593,805$529,806
        Mark WarnerDVA$1,982,818$1,241,159
        Mary LandrieuDLA$1,719,748$190,216
        Max BaucusDMT$842,431$108,075
        Michael BennetDCO$1,750,799$204,281
        Patrick LeahyDVT$996,700$78,025
        Patty MurrayDWA$1,151,476$152,123
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$817,426$6,000
        Ron WydenDOR$720,008$11,600
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$945,924$27,607
        Sherrod BrownDOH$2,150,835$385,642
        Tim JohnsonDSD$351,367$289,569
        Tom CarperDDE$373,650$14,050
        Tom HarkinDIA$631,782$107,003
        Tom UdallDNM$1,063,206$470,047
        Bernie SandersIVT$146,604$261,280
        Joe LiebermanICT$40,850$0
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,362,616$0
        Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$402,099$200
        Bob CorkerRTN$726,747$0
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$287,830$0
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$374,138$0
        Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$770,243$0
        Daniel CoatsRIN$304,423$0
        David VitterRLA$575,685$0
        Dean HellerRNV$424,830$0
        Dick LugarRIN$321,680$0
        Jeff SessionsRAL$363,539$0
        Jerry MoranRKS$217,841$0
        Jim DeMintRSC$316,605$0
        Jim InhofeROK$215,393$0
        Jim RischRID$85,600$0
        John BarrassoRWY$211,823$0
        John BoozmanRAR$145,221$0
        John CornynRTX$1,290,435$0
        John HoevenRND$126,442$0
        John McCainRAZ$476,701$0
        John ThuneRSD$433,891$0
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$492,757$0
        Jon KylRAZ$39,150$0
        Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$90,731$0
        Kelly AyotteRNH$351,747$0
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$829,603$0
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$233,222$0
        Marco RubioRFL$629,432$0
        Mark KirkRIL$1,021,240$4,720
        Mike CrapoRID$144,925$0
        Mike EnziRWY$78,550$0
        Mike JohannsRNE$246,148$0
        Mike LeeRUT$197,302$0
        Olympia SnoweRME$263,031$0
        Orrin HatchRUT$686,988$0
        Patrick ToomeyRPA$678,444$0
        Rand PaulRKY$203,263$0
        Richard BurrRNC$530,678$0
        Richard ShelbyRAL$466,050$0
        Rob PortmanROH$963,775$0
        Roger WickerRMS$685,288$0
        Ron JohnsonRWI$183,800$0
        Roy BluntRMO$815,959$0
        Scott BrownRMA$1,683,225$0
        Susan CollinsRME$655,668$0
        Tom CoburnROK$117,864$0
        William Thad CochranRMS$202,664$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$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 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 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 CollinsRME$655,668$0
        Gaylord Kent ConradDND$56,628$0
        Chris 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
        Alan FrankenDMN$2,298,977$1,028,740
        Kirsten GillibrandDNY$5,343,909$399,060
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$829,603$0
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$374,138$0
        Kay HaganDNC$721,885$1,809,778
        Tom HarkinDIA$631,782$107,003
        Orrin 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 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 LandrieuDLA$1,719,748$190,216
        Frank LautenbergDNJ$900,509$348,475
        Patrick 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 ManchinDWV$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 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 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 ShelbyRAL$466,050$0
        Olympia SnoweRME$263,031$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$855,859$70,394
        Jon TesterDMT$1,444,206$157,392
        John ThuneRSD$433,891$0
        Patrick ToomeyRPA$678,444$0
        Mark UdallDCO$1,593,805$529,806
        Tom UdallDNM$1,063,206$470,047
        David VitterRLA$575,685$0
        Mark WarnerDVA$1,982,818$1,241,159
        Jim WebbDVA$107,711$21,000
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$945,924$27,607
        Roger 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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