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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
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      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.
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      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$406,399$200
      Kelly AyotteRNH$386,665$0
      John BarrassoRWY$212,573$0
      Max BaucusDMT$853,251$25,700
      Mark BegichDAK$796,472$127,497
      Michael F. BennetDCO$1,859,670$141,517
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$100,016$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$730,254$8,600
      Roy BluntRMO$839,122$0
      John BoozmanRAR$141,904$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$3,228,546$354,681
      Scott P. BrownRMA$1,732,155$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$2,196,561$377,692
      Richard BurrRNC$577,489$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$981,427$11,065
      Ben CardinDMD$707,536$31,250
      Tom CarperDDE$376,950$14,050
      Bob CaseyDPA$2,017,653$58,650
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$720,168$4,600
      Daniel CoatsRIN$222,004$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$744,612$60,340
      Bob CorkerRTN$746,713$0
      John CornynRTX$1,303,821$0
      Mike CrapoRID$147,050$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$350,550$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$1,542,659$80,586
      Mike EnziRWY$74,550$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$892,120$1,472
      Al FrankenDMN$2,591,885$387,538
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,351,980$276,487
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$821,718$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$385,373$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$1,042,299$209,716
      Tom HarkinDIA$647,062$40,703
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$688,688$0
      Dean HellerRNV$417,798$0
      John HoevenRND$114,392$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$94,631$0
      Jim InhofeROK$211,343$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$472,110$3,000
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$496,532$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$260,448$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$165,062$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$400,466$66,410
      John F. KerryDMA$691,526$30,974
      Mark KirkRIL$1,034,165$4,720
      Amy KlobucharDMN$1,231,231$27,863
      Herb KohlDWI$-500$0
      Jon KylRAZ$47,800$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,657,260$82,130
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$893,092$21,100
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$987,050$53,950
      Mike LeeRUT$197,052$0
      Carl LevinDMI$800,435$76,303
      Joe LiebermanICT$41,100$0
      Dick LugarRIN$330,680$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$763,603$55,615
      John McCainRAZ$443,726$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$2,696,234$139,136
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,306,366$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,829,380$14,200
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$855,230$187,784
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$318,674$6,900
      Jerry MoranRKS$226,391$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250,897$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$1,213,683$117,144
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$321,868$23,250
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,332,914$80,144
      Rand PaulRKY$189,792$0
      Rob PortmanROH$1,004,657$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$681,382$17,150
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$432,834$4,500
      Harry ReidDNV$3,717,743$124,097
      Jim RischRID$90,400$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$273,530$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$803,100$21,400
      Marco RubioRFL$665,203$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$152,779$229,030
      Chuck SchumerDNY$2,443,023$53,150
      Jeff SessionsRAL$357,830$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$955,860$221,425
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$464,850$0
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$273,681$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$867,062$69,366
      Jon TesterDMT$1,441,088$136,342
      John ThuneRSD$443,316$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$707,830$0
      Mark UdallDCO$1,719,718$243,674
      Tom UdallDNM$1,115,485$133,360
      David VitterRLA$578,460$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,154,981$115,426
      Jim WebbDVA$114,070$250
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$957,140$27,857
      Roger F. WickerRMS$703,488$0
      Ron WydenDOR$703,008$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$406,399$200
      Kelly AyotteRNH$386,665$0
      John BarrassoRWY$212,573$0
      Max BaucusDMT$853,251$25,700
      Mark BegichDAK$796,472$127,497
      Michael F. BennetDCO$1,859,670$141,517
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$100,016$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$730,254$8,600
      Roy BluntRMO$839,122$0
      John BoozmanRAR$141,904$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$3,228,546$354,681
      Scott P. BrownRMA$1,732,155$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$2,196,561$377,692
      Richard BurrRNC$577,489$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$981,427$11,065
      Ben CardinDMD$707,536$31,250
      Tom CarperDDE$376,950$14,050
      Bob CaseyDPA$2,017,653$58,650
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$720,168$4,600
      Daniel CoatsRIN$222,004$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$744,612$60,340
      Bob CorkerRTN$746,713$0
      John CornynRTX$1,303,821$0
      Mike CrapoRID$147,050$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$350,550$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$1,542,659$80,586
      Mike EnziRWY$74,550$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$892,120$1,472
      Al FrankenDMN$2,591,885$387,538
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,351,980$276,487
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$821,718$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$385,373$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$1,042,299$209,716
      Tom HarkinDIA$647,062$40,703
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$688,688$0
      Dean HellerRNV$417,798$0
      John HoevenRND$114,392$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$94,631$0
      Jim InhofeROK$211,343$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$472,110$3,000
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$496,532$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$260,448$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$165,062$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$400,466$66,410
      John F. KerryDMA$691,526$30,974
      Mark KirkRIL$1,034,165$4,720
      Amy KlobucharDMN$1,231,231$27,863
      Herb KohlDWI$-500$0
      Jon KylRAZ$47,800$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,657,260$82,130
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$893,092$21,100
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$987,050$53,950
      Mike LeeRUT$197,052$0
      Carl LevinDMI$800,435$76,303
      Joe LiebermanICT$41,100$0
      Dick LugarRIN$330,680$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$763,603$55,615
      John McCainRAZ$443,726$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$2,696,234$139,136
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,306,366$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,829,380$14,200
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$855,230$187,784
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$318,674$6,900
      Jerry MoranRKS$226,391$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250,897$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$1,213,683$117,144
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$321,868$23,250
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,332,914$80,144
      Rand PaulRKY$189,792$0
      Rob PortmanROH$1,004,657$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$681,382$17,150
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$432,834$4,500
      Harry ReidDNV$3,717,743$124,097
      Jim RischRID$90,400$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$273,530$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$803,100$21,400
      Marco RubioRFL$665,203$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$152,779$229,030
      Chuck SchumerDNY$2,443,023$53,150
      Jeff SessionsRAL$357,830$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$955,860$221,425
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$464,850$0
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$273,681$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$867,062$69,366
      Jon TesterDMT$1,441,088$136,342
      John ThuneRSD$443,316$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$707,830$0
      Mark UdallDCO$1,719,718$243,674
      Tom UdallDNM$1,115,485$133,360
      David VitterRLA$578,460$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,154,981$115,426
      Jim WebbDVA$114,070$250
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$957,140$27,857
      Roger F. WickerRMS$703,488$0
      Ron WydenDOR$703,008$11,600

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Attorneys & law firms$60,041,004
      Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,806,692
      Computer software$4,356,003
      Motion Picture production & distribution$3,727,693
      Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$2,305,714
      Professional sports, arenas & related equip & svcs$2,112,664
      Commercial TV & radio stations$1,894,769
      Recorded Music & music production$1,499,031
      Telecommunications$1,290,689
      TV production$949,618
      General business associations$412,685
      Teamsters union$391,520
      Entertainment unions$340,900
      Chambers of commerce$274,854
      Movie Theaters$89,000
      Printing and publishing (printed & online)$59,050

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Democratic/Liberal$4,606,444
      Consumer groups$5,150
      Militias & Anti-Government Groups$0
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