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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 Bailey 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
    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$54,950$42,449
    Kelly AyotteRNH$154,674$28,250
    John BarrassoRWY$70,950$8,250
    Max BaucusDMT$55,000$114,322
    Mark BegichDAK$39,950$211,992
    Michael F. BennetDCO$53,650$356,015
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$10,300
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$9,500$108,550
    Roy BluntRMO$244,024$101,325
    John BoozmanRAR$81,495$3,900
    Barbara BoxerDCA$38,390$809,059
    Scott P. BrownRMA$677,249$175,386
    Sherrod BrownDOH$24,800$641,622
    Richard BurrRNC$106,650$17,250
    Maria CantwellDWA$14,900$83,130
    Ben CardinDMD$14,500$129,086
    Tom CarperDDE$30,600$53,100
    Bob CaseyDPA$35,150$168,275
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$423,648$39,750
    Daniel CoatsRIN$61,900$8,850
    Tom CoburnROK$120,193$13,450
    William Thad CochranRMS$65,600$3,500
    Susan M. CollinsRME$119,000$79,688
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$3,000$1,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$16,500$96,040
    Bob CorkerRTN$90,830$112,474
    John CornynRTX$180,890$81,100
    Mike CrapoRID$15,700$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$330,970$27,700
    Dick DurbinDIL$59,900$195,911
    John EnsignRNV$14,500$3,150
    Mike EnziRWY$19,500$5,050
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$24,300$130,298
    Al FrankenDMN$20,750$942,072
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$102,700$1,012,577
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$44,580$33,825
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$80,500$65,100
    Kay R. HaganDNC$19,900$309,723
    Tom HarkinDIA$15,800$79,553
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$73,950$80,400
    John HoevenRND$47,350$4,450
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$50,800$6,500
    Jim InhofeROK$88,475$14,200
    Dan InouyeDHI$70,000$29,550
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$99,411$37,650
    Mike JohannsRNE$142,181$3,450
    Ron JohnsonRWI$171,607$24,200
    Tim JohnsonDSD$41,750$92,060
    John F. KerryDMA$45,000$53,374
    Mark KirkRIL$287,675$98,020
    Amy KlobucharDMN$87,100$157,820
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$13,250$2,500
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$63,880$193,010
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$21,300$122,425
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$26,300$198,550
    Mike LeeRUT$47,720$9,300
    Carl LevinDMI$6,750$111,303
    Joe LiebermanICT$23,000$7,800
    Dick LugarRIN$35,400$23,300
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$57,800$63,615
    John McCainRAZ$219,793$59,425
    Claire McCaskillDMO$128,605$418,795
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$368,133$138,300
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$93,750$105,975
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$17,250$296,023
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$29,800$49,399
    Jerry MoranRKS$104,850$12,900
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$28,950$8,250
    Patty MurrayDWA$52,458$204,113
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$11,500$31,300
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$64,850$205,502
    Rand PaulRKY$281,990$15,950
    Rob PortmanROH$167,256$88,416
    Mark L. PryorDAR$127,600$63,345
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,006$32,000
    Harry ReidDNV$117,450$375,897
    Jim RischRID$199,206$2,400
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$152,359$19,902
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$149,300$104,300
    Marco RubioRFL$972,193$86,602
    Bernie SandersIVT$2,500$265,013
    Chuck SchumerDNY$59,950$304,870
    Jeff SessionsRAL$80,570$8,400
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$11,050$330,335
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$20,550$13,000
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$126,300$37,750
    Debbie StabenowDMI$25,250$145,566
    Jon TesterDMT$38,750$280,442
    John ThuneRSD$342,443$48,900
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,393,692$50,283
    Mark UdallDCO$78,800$415,028
    Tom UdallDNM$36,500$297,140
    David VitterRLA$257,901$23,400
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$128,400$305,726
    Jim WebbDVA$12,000$9,450
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$39,850$146,204
    Roger F. WickerRMS$231,225$45,600
    Ron WydenDOR$51,950$61,971

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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$54,950$42,449
    Kelly AyotteRNH$154,674$28,250
    John BarrassoRWY$70,950$8,250
    Max BaucusDMT$55,000$114,322
    Mark BegichDAK$39,950$211,992
    Michael F. BennetDCO$53,650$356,015
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$10,300
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$9,500$108,550
    Roy BluntRMO$244,024$101,325
    John BoozmanRAR$81,495$3,900
    Barbara BoxerDCA$38,390$809,059
    Scott P. BrownRMA$677,249$175,386
    Sherrod BrownDOH$24,800$641,622
    Richard BurrRNC$106,650$17,250
    Maria CantwellDWA$14,900$83,130
    Ben CardinDMD$14,500$129,086
    Tom CarperDDE$30,600$53,100
    Bob CaseyDPA$35,150$168,275
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$423,648$39,750
    Daniel CoatsRIN$61,900$8,850
    Tom CoburnROK$120,193$13,450
    William Thad CochranRMS$65,600$3,500
    Susan M. CollinsRME$119,000$79,688
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$3,000$1,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$16,500$96,040
    Bob CorkerRTN$90,830$112,474
    John CornynRTX$180,890$81,100
    Mike CrapoRID$15,700$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$330,970$27,700
    Dick DurbinDIL$59,900$195,911
    John EnsignRNV$14,500$3,150
    Mike EnziRWY$19,500$5,050
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$24,300$130,298
    Al FrankenDMN$20,750$942,072
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$102,700$1,012,577
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$44,580$33,825
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$80,500$65,100
    Kay R. HaganDNC$19,900$309,723
    Tom HarkinDIA$15,800$79,553
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$73,950$80,400
    John HoevenRND$47,350$4,450
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$50,800$6,500
    Jim InhofeROK$88,475$14,200
    Dan InouyeDHI$70,000$29,550
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$99,411$37,650
    Mike JohannsRNE$142,181$3,450
    Ron JohnsonRWI$171,607$24,200
    Tim JohnsonDSD$41,750$92,060
    John F. KerryDMA$45,000$53,374
    Mark KirkRIL$287,675$98,020
    Amy KlobucharDMN$87,100$157,820
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$13,250$2,500
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$63,880$193,010
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$21,300$122,425
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$26,300$198,550
    Mike LeeRUT$47,720$9,300
    Carl LevinDMI$6,750$111,303
    Joe LiebermanICT$23,000$7,800
    Dick LugarRIN$35,400$23,300
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$57,800$63,615
    John McCainRAZ$219,793$59,425
    Claire McCaskillDMO$128,605$418,795
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$368,133$138,300
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$93,750$105,975
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$17,250$296,023
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$29,800$49,399
    Jerry MoranRKS$104,850$12,900
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$28,950$8,250
    Patty MurrayDWA$52,458$204,113
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$11,500$31,300
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$64,850$205,502
    Rand PaulRKY$281,990$15,950
    Rob PortmanROH$167,256$88,416
    Mark L. PryorDAR$127,600$63,345
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,006$32,000
    Harry ReidDNV$117,450$375,897
    Jim RischRID$199,206$2,400
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$152,359$19,902
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$149,300$104,300
    Marco RubioRFL$972,193$86,602
    Bernie SandersIVT$2,500$265,013
    Chuck SchumerDNY$59,950$304,870
    Jeff SessionsRAL$80,570$8,400
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$11,050$330,335
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$20,550$13,000
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$126,300$37,750
    Debbie StabenowDMI$25,250$145,566
    Jon TesterDMT$38,750$280,442
    John ThuneRSD$342,443$48,900
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,393,692$50,283
    Mark UdallDCO$78,800$415,028
    Tom UdallDNM$36,500$297,140
    David VitterRLA$257,901$23,400
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$128,400$305,726
    Jim WebbDVA$12,000$9,450
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$39,850$146,204
    Roger F. WickerRMS$231,225$45,600
    Ron WydenDOR$51,950$61,971

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$6,727,065
    Telephone utilities$3,414,939
    Cell/wireless service providers$1,081,793
    Fiscal & tax policy$57,975

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,783,392
    Democratic/Liberal$4,606,444
    Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$2,299,214
    Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$551,235
    Entertainment unions$340,900
    Bands, orchestras & other live music production$159,086
    Consumer groups$5,150
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