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S.J.Res. 6 - A Joint Resolution Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices.

Science, technology, communications. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by CRS) 
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A Joint Resolution Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices.

S.J.Res. 6 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

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A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by CRS)
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A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices.
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    Sponsor
    Kay Hutchison
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Science, technology, communications
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    • Internet and video services
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    Major Actions
    Introduced2/16/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Proceed S.J.Res. 611/10/2011This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
    46 voted YES 52 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/16/2011
    2/16/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    11/03/2011Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by petition, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 802(c).
    Put on a legislative calendar11/03/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 219.
    11/09/2011Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    11/10/2011Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
    select this voteVote11/10/2011On the Motion to Proceed S.J.Res. 6
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    5 Organizations Supported and 9 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    A Joint Resolution Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices.

    5 organizations supported this bill

    Americans for Prosperity
    James Valvo (2011, February 17). Letter of Support: Hutchison-Walden FCC Disapproval Resolutions, S.J.Res.6 and H.J.Res.37. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from AfP.
    Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
    Thomas Schatz (2011, February 24). Repeal Net Neutrality Regs . Retrieved November 10, 2011, from CAGW.
    Heritage Action for America
    Heritage Action (2011, November 8). Key Vote Alert: “YES” on Disapproval of “Net Neutrality” Regulations. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from Heritage Action for America.
    MetroPCS
    Jon Healey (2011, November 10). Technology: Net neutrality rules survive, for now. LA Times. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from http://opinion.latimes.com/opinionla/2011/11/technology-net-neutrality-rules-survive-for-now.html.
    Verizon Communications
    Jonathan Stempel (2011, September 30). Verizon asks court to halt FCC net neutrality rule. Thompson Reuters. Retrieved November 10, 2011.

    9 organizations opposed this bill

    American Civil Liberties Union
    Laura W. Murphy with Christopher R. Calabrese (2011, November 7). ACLU opposes S. J. Res. 6, disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from ACLU.
    American Library Association
    Corey Williams (2011, June 0). S. J. Res. 6, Net Neutrality Resolution of Disapproval. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from American Library Association.
    Association of Free Community Papers
    Jim Haigh (2011). We Can't be Neutral on Net Neutrality. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from AFCP.
    Consumers Union
    David Butler or Kara Kelber (2011, November 8). Senate Vote Puts Net Neutrality Rules in Jeopardy Consumers Union Urges Senators to Support an Open Internet. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from Consumers Union.
    Fractured Atlas
    undersigned organization (2011, November 9). Letter to Senate in Support of FCC Open Internet Order From Future of Music Coalition, the National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture and Fractured Atlas. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from DRW.
    Free Press Action Fund
    Save the Internet (2011). Defend Free Speech on the Internet. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from Save the Internet.
    Future of Music Coalition
    undersigned organization (2011, November 9). Letter to Senate in Support of FCC Open Internet Order From Future of Music Coalition, the National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture and Fractured Atlas. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from DRW.
    National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture
    undersigned organization (2011, November 9). Letter to Senate in Support of FCC Open Internet Order From Future of Music Coalition, the National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture and Fractured Atlas. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from DRW.
    Writers Guild of America, West
    Gregg Mitchell (2011, November 10). Writers Guild Applauds Senate Vote. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from WGA.

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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$1,000$1,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$121,633$35,999
    Kelly AyotteRNH$208,669$22,450
    John BarrassoRWY$83,300$6,000
    Max BaucusDMT$81,000$195,127
    Mark BegichDAK$42,950$377,020
    Michael BennetDCO$57,500$398,229
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$10,300
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$12,250$110,750
    Roy BluntRMO$343,844$86,275
    John BoozmanRAR$113,245$3,900
    Barbara BoxerDCA$70,268$1,101,855
    Scott BrownRMA$819,534$166,836
    Sherrod BrownDOH$23,650$637,852
    Richard BurrRNC$117,750$15,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$12,400$149,330
    Ben CardinDMD$32,999$131,686
    Tom CarperDDE$46,100$53,100
    Bob CaseyDPA$39,550$194,875
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$600,548$32,100
    Daniel CoatsRIN$108,800$11,500
    Tom CoburnROK$160,693$12,450
    William Thad CochranRMS$59,600$1,750
    Susan CollinsRME$213,233$83,538
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$3,000$1,000
    Chris CoonsDDE$17,500$58,900
    Bob CorkerRTN$113,680$100,374
    John CornynRTX$462,972$77,700
    Mike CrapoRID$17,700$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$437,420$24,750
    Dick DurbinDIL$67,000$286,711
    John EnsignRNV$18,000$750
    Mike EnziRWY$19,750$5,050
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$35,300$121,676
    Alan FrankenDMN$21,400$1,465,933
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$110,900$1,096,167
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$64,022$35,225
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$104,150$64,100
    Kay HaganDNC$21,650$1,871,282
    Tom HarkinDIA$16,800$148,403
    Orrin HatchRUT$74,500$82,400
    John HoevenRND$55,650$4,450
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$101,900$6,250
    Jim InhofeROK$188,925$14,200
    Dan InouyeDHI$68,700$27,550
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$109,411$37,650
    Mike JohannsRNE$201,331$2,000
    Ron JohnsonRWI$232,903$24,200
    Tim JohnsonDSD$42,750$302,169
    John KerryDMA$56,000$332,410
    Mark KirkRIL$407,900$90,570
    Amy KlobucharDMN$85,850$161,970
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$1,500$2,500
    Mary LandrieuDLA$55,130$297,566
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$22,300$435,550
    Patrick LeahyDVT$30,300$214,325
    Mike LeeRUT$67,546$9,300
    Carl LevinDMI$7,250$203,147
    Joe LiebermanICT$21,000$7,800
    Dick LugarRIN$32,650$22,300
    Joe ManchinDWV$61,800$59,915
    John McCainRAZ$272,373$64,400
    Claire McCaskillDMO$128,555$414,455
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$643,408$128,350
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$101,250$100,525
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$19,250$574,405
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$29,800$37,416
    Jerry MoranRKS$110,850$6,250
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,850$8,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$57,650$227,759
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$10,500$31,300
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$73,550$211,702
    Rand PaulRKY$308,785$16,457
    Rob PortmanROH$258,689$76,866
    Mark PryorDAR$132,700$90,045
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$19,006$75,400
    Harry ReidDNV$170,350$415,094
    Jim RischRID$250,309$2,400
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$225,909$18,402
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$167,500$129,000
    Marco RubioRFL$836,126$82,035
    Bernie SandersIVT$400$292,588
    Chuck SchumerDNY$64,550$301,450
    Jeff SessionsRAL$113,470$8,400
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$12,600$622,732
    Richard ShelbyRAL$26,200$13,000
    Olympia SnoweRME$131,800$39,250
    Debbie StabenowDMI$35,750$138,144
    Jon TesterDMT$38,750$302,492
    John ThuneRSD$482,442$46,850
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,211,648$30,083
    Mark UdallDCO$85,300$674,592
    Tom UdallDNM$36,500$617,300
    David VitterRLA$311,875$23,900
    Mark WarnerDVA$142,050$1,414,359
    Jim WebbDVA$11,500$28,600
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$41,350$142,154
    Roger WickerRMS$278,425$45,000
    Ron WydenDOR$64,950$61,171

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$1,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$121,633$35,999
    Kelly AyotteRNH$208,669$22,450
    John BarrassoRWY$83,300$6,000
    Max BaucusDMT$81,000$195,127
    Mark BegichDAK$42,950$377,020
    Michael BennetDCO$57,500$398,229
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$10,300
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$12,250$110,750
    Roy BluntRMO$343,844$86,275
    John BoozmanRAR$113,245$3,900
    Barbara BoxerDCA$70,268$1,101,855
    Scott BrownRMA$819,534$166,836
    Sherrod BrownDOH$23,650$637,852
    Richard BurrRNC$117,750$15,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$12,400$149,330
    Ben CardinDMD$32,999$131,686
    Tom CarperDDE$46,100$53,100
    Bob CaseyDPA$39,550$194,875
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$600,548$32,100
    Daniel CoatsRIN$108,800$11,500
    Tom CoburnROK$160,693$12,450
    William Thad CochranRMS$59,600$1,750
    Susan CollinsRME$213,233$83,538
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$3,000$1,000
    Chris CoonsDDE$17,500$58,900
    Bob CorkerRTN$113,680$100,374
    John CornynRTX$462,972$77,700
    Mike CrapoRID$17,700$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$437,420$24,750
    Dick DurbinDIL$67,000$286,711
    John EnsignRNV$18,000$750
    Mike EnziRWY$19,750$5,050
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$35,300$121,676
    Alan FrankenDMN$21,400$1,465,933
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$110,900$1,096,167
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$64,022$35,225
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$104,150$64,100
    Kay HaganDNC$21,650$1,871,282
    Tom HarkinDIA$16,800$148,403
    Orrin HatchRUT$74,500$82,400
    John HoevenRND$55,650$4,450
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$101,900$6,250
    Jim InhofeROK$188,925$14,200
    Dan InouyeDHI$68,700$27,550
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$109,411$37,650
    Mike JohannsRNE$201,331$2,000
    Ron JohnsonRWI$232,903$24,200
    Tim JohnsonDSD$42,750$302,169
    John KerryDMA$56,000$332,410
    Mark KirkRIL$407,900$90,570
    Amy KlobucharDMN$85,850$161,970
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$1,500$2,500
    Mary LandrieuDLA$55,130$297,566
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$22,300$435,550
    Patrick LeahyDVT$30,300$214,325
    Mike LeeRUT$67,546$9,300
    Carl LevinDMI$7,250$203,147
    Joe LiebermanICT$21,000$7,800
    Dick LugarRIN$32,650$22,300
    Joe ManchinDWV$61,800$59,915
    John McCainRAZ$272,373$64,400
    Claire McCaskillDMO$128,555$414,455
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$643,408$128,350
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$101,250$100,525
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$19,250$574,405
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$29,800$37,416
    Jerry MoranRKS$110,850$6,250
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,850$8,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$57,650$227,759
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$10,500$31,300
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$73,550$211,702
    Rand PaulRKY$308,785$16,457
    Rob PortmanROH$258,689$76,866
    Mark PryorDAR$132,700$90,045
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$19,006$75,400
    Harry ReidDNV$170,350$415,094
    Jim RischRID$250,309$2,400
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$225,909$18,402
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$167,500$129,000
    Marco RubioRFL$836,126$82,035
    Bernie SandersIVT$400$292,588
    Chuck SchumerDNY$64,550$301,450
    Jeff SessionsRAL$113,470$8,400
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$12,600$622,732
    Richard ShelbyRAL$26,200$13,000
    Olympia SnoweRME$131,800$39,250
    Debbie StabenowDMI$35,750$138,144
    Jon TesterDMT$38,750$302,492
    John ThuneRSD$482,442$46,850
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,211,648$30,083
    Mark UdallDCO$85,300$674,592
    Tom UdallDNM$36,500$617,300
    David VitterRLA$311,875$23,900
    Mark WarnerDVA$142,050$1,414,359
    Jim WebbDVA$11,500$28,600
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$41,350$142,154
    Roger WickerRMS$278,425$45,000
    Ron WydenDOR$64,950$61,171

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$8,809,800
    Telephone utilities$3,282,256
    Cellular systems and equipment$1,644,895
    Fiscal & tax policy$36,075

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Democratic/Liberal$11,571,318
    Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,405,245
    Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$2,131,010
    Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$453,682
    Entertainment unions$339,700
    Bands, orchestras & other live music production$145,786
    Consumer groups$750
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