H.R. 3309 - Innovation Act

Commerce. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on December 5, 2013 
Amendments:
8 proposed amendments. 4 accepted. 4 rejected. View amendments 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on December 5, 2013.

voted YES: 0 voted NO: 0
1 voted present/not voting

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Innovation Act

H.R. 3309 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Innovation Act
  • Innovation Act
  • Innovation Act
  • Innovation Act
Sponsor
Bob Goodlatte
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Commerce
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Foreign language and bilingual programs
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Intellectual property
  • Internet and video services
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Lawyers and legal services
  • Legal fees and court costs
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Manufacturing
  • Minority and disadvantaged businesses
  • Small business
  • Veterinary medicine and animal diseases
  • Women in business
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Major Actions
Introduced10/23/2013
Referred to Committee
Amendments (8 proposed)
Passed House12/05/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 520 (Goodlatte) to H.R. 3309: Manager's amendment makes technical and clarifying changes including clarifications and edits to the limitations ...12/05/2013This amendment PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 521 (Watt) to H.R. 3309: To bring the fee shifting provision in the underlying bill more closely aligned with ...12/05/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 523 (Massie) to H.R. 3309: Amendment sought to strike section 5 entitled "Customer-Suit Exemption" which inserts a new provision ...12/05/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 524 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 3309: Amendment sought to expand the covered customer definition to all small businesses so ...12/05/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 526 (Rohrabacher) to H.R. 3309: Amendment strikes section 9(a) from the bill which relates to preservation of the right ...12/05/2013This amendment PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 527 (Conyers) to H.R. 3309: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text ...12/05/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
currently selectedHouseH.R. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act12/05/2013This bill PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Polis amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.12/05/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.12/05/2013PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/23/2013
10/23/2013Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
10/23/2013Introduced in House
10/24/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
10/28/2013Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Discharged.
10/29/2013Committee Hearings Held.
11/20/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar11/20/2013Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 5.
12/02/2013Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-279.
Put on a legislative calendar12/02/2013Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 200.
12/03/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 429 Reported to House. For H.R. 3309, resolution provides one hour of general debate; bill is considered read; specified amendments are in order; and one motion to recommit, with or without instructions. For H.R. 1109, resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee print 113-29 shall be considered as adopted; one hour of debate; makes in order an additional specified amendment; and one motion to recommit, with or without instructions.
12/05/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 429.
12/05/2013For H.R. 3309, resolution provides one hour of general debate; bill is considered read; specified amendments are in order; and one motion to recommit, with or without instructions. For H.R. 1105, resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee print 113-29 shall be considered as adopted; one hour of debate; makes in order an additional specified amendment; and one motion to recommit, with or without instructions.
12/05/2013House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 429 and Rule XVIII.
12/05/2013The Speaker designated the Honorable Virginia Foxx to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
12/05/2013GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 3309.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Goodlatte Part A amendment No. 1.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Goodlatte amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Goodlatte demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Watt Part A amendment No. 2.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Watt amendment No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Watt demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis Part A amendment No. 3.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Massie Part A amendment No. 4.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Massie amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Massie demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee Part A amendment No. 5.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 5, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Goodlatte demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee Part A amendment No. 6.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rohrabacher Part A amendment No. 7.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rohrabacher amendment No. 7, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rohrabacher demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Conyers Part A Substitute amendment No. 8.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Conyers Substitute amendment No. 8, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Conyers demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
12/05/2013The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 3309.
12/05/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12/05/2013The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
12/05/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 520 (Goodlatte) to H.R. 3309: Manager's amendment makes technical and clarifying changes including clarifications and edits to the limitations ...
select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 521 (Watt) to H.R. 3309: To bring the fee shifting provision in the underlying bill more closely aligned with ...
select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 523 (Massie) to H.R. 3309: Amendment sought to strike section 5 entitled "Customer-Suit Exemption" which inserts a new provision ...
select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 524 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 3309: Amendment sought to expand the covered customer definition to all small businesses so ...
select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 526 (Rohrabacher) to H.R. 3309: Amendment strikes section 9(a) from the bill which relates to preservation of the right ...
select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 527 (Conyers) to H.R. 3309: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text ...
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage12/05/2013H.R. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act
12/05/2013Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Goodlatte.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Goodlatte.
12/05/2013Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Watt.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Watt.
12/05/2013Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Polis.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Polis.
select this voteVote12/05/2013On agreeing to the Polis amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
12/05/2013Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the Polis amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
12/05/2013Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Massie.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Massie.
12/05/2013Amendment (A005) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A005) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
12/05/2013Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
select this voteVote12/05/2013On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
12/05/2013Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
12/05/2013Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Rohrabacher.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Rohrabacher.
12/05/2013Amendment (A008) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Conyers.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A008) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Conyers.
12/05/2013Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013Roll call votes on amendments in House
12/05/2013Amendment failed in Committee of the Whole
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12/05/2013Amendment failed in Committee of the Whole
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12/05/2013Amendment failed in Committee of the Whole
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12/05/2013Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013Roll call votes on amendments in House
12/05/2013Amendment failed in Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013Roll call votes on amendments in House
12/09/2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 520Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA6]December 5, 2013Passed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Manager's amendment makes technical and clarifying changes including clarifications and edits to the limitations on discovery prior to a Markman or a claim construction hearing; makes clarifications to the bankruptcy provisions ensuring that U.S. law is followed and not foreign law; includes modifications to the deadlines for various studies to provide agencies enough time to prepare and develop their reports; and makes necessary and positive improvements to the patent system.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 521Watt, Melvin [D-NC12]December 5, 2013Failed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Page 5, insert the following after line 23 and redesignate succeeding subsections, and references thereto, accordingly: "(b) REDUCTION OR DENIAL OF AWARDS.-- The court, in its discretion, may reduce the amount to be awarded under subsection (a), or deny an award, to the extent that the prevailing party during the course of the proceedings engaged in conduct that unduly and unreasonably protracted the final resolution of the matter in controversy.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 522Polis, Jared [D-CO2]December 5, 2013Passed by voice vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment requires claimants to provide additional disclosure information in any pre-suit notification to establish a willful infringement claim.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 523Massie, Thomas [R-KY4]December 5, 2013Failed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment sought to strike section 5 entitled "Customer-Suit Exemption" which inserts a new provision into the patent code requiring a court to grant a motion to stay a pattern infringement suit against certain "covered customers".

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select this voteH. Amdt. 524Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]December 5, 2013Failed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment sought to expand the covered customer definition to all small businesses so long as their annual revenue does not exceed $25 million.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 525Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]December 5, 2013Passed by voice vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment requires the Director to conduct a study regarding the economic impact of the changes in current law resulting from Sections 3, 4, and 5 of the bill on the ability of individuals and small businesses owned by women, veterans, and minorities to assert, secure, and vindicate their constitutionally guaranteed exclusive right to their inventions and discoveries.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 526Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA48]December 5, 2013Passed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment strikes section 9(a) from the bill which relates to preservation of the right for judicial review of American inventors making application to the patent system.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 527Conyers, John [D-MI13]December 5, 2013Failed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text entitled "Deceptive Patent Practices Reduction Act" which promoted transparency in patent ownership; protected customers who are targeted in infringement suits; directed the PTO to develop educational resources for small businesses; and instructed the PTO and others to prepare reports on several issues including the use of deceptive demand letters.

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Total contributions given to John A. Boehner from interest groups that…

supported this bill

Electric Power utilities$242,250
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$200,301
Restaurants & drinking establishments$146,400
Cable distributors & service providers$141,575
Real estate agents$113,601
Accountants$105,454
Computer software$81,350
Credit agencies & finance companies$67,525
Defense aerospace contractors$66,601
Food stores$50,300
Casinos, racetracks & gambling$47,050
Telephone utilities$44,050
Commercial TV & radio stations$44,000
Hotels & motels$43,902
Department, variety & convenience stores$43,400
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$38,300
Credit unions$32,200
Computer components & accessories$29,150
Auto manufacturers$25,000
Advertising & public relations services$20,750
Social Media$20,200
Retail trade$18,750
Telecommunications$17,900
Search Engine/Email Services$17,800
Cable & satellite TV production$17,150
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$14,800
Motion Picture production & distribution$12,950
Commercial printing & typesetting$11,750
Data processing & computer services$10,700
Travel agents$8,900
Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$8,500
Vendors$7,700
Personal products manufacturing$7,600
Lodging & tourism$7,500
Transportation$6,400
Direct mail advertising services$6,200
Shoes & leather products$5,200
Chambers of commerce$3,950
Telecommunications Devices$3,000
Fiscal & tax policy$2,600
Cell/wireless service providers$2,000
Internet & Online Services$1,000
Printing and publishing (printed & online)$1,000
Biotech products & research (split)
Christian Conservative (split)
Computer manufacture & services (split)
Electronics manufacturing & services (split)
General business associations (split)
Republican/Conservative (split)
Communications & Electronics$0
Consumer groups$0
Hosting/Cloud Services$0
Online Entertainment$0
$1,796,709

opposed this bill

Security brokers & investment companies$438,330
Attorneys & law firms$420,101
Venture capital$89,055
Business services$73,350
Schools & colleges$64,550
Medical Devices & Supplies$56,100
Trial lawyers & law firms$16,100
Education$14,250
Small business associations$10,000
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$5,200
Medical schools$3,450
Biotech products & research (split)
Christian Conservative (split)
Computer manufacture & services (split)
Electronics manufacturing & services (split)
General business associations (split)
Republican/Conservative (split)
$1,190,486

Interest groups that supported this bill gave 51% more as interest groups that opposed this bill

128 Organizations Supported and 33 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Innovation Act: H.R. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act

128 organizations supported this bill

Adobe Systems
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
Amazon.com
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
American Apparel & Footwear Association
American Apparel & Footwear Association (2013, December 7). AAFA Welcomes House Passage of the Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Textiles Update.
American Association of Advertising Agencies
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
American Bankers Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 4). Joint Trade Letter Urging Passage of H.R. 3309, The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Credit Union National Association.
American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research
undersigned organization (2013, December 4). Letter to the United States House of Representatives: Support the Innovation Act!. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
American Enterprise Institute
AEI (2013, October 24). Innovators Versus Litigators: Chairman Bob Goodlatte on the Need for Patent Reform. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from AEI.
American Gaming Association
Brian Lehman (2013, October 23). Statement by Geoff Freeman, AGA president and CEO, on the Introduction of the Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from AGA.
American Hotel & Lodging Association
undersigned organizations (2013, October 28). AHLA Letter to Chairman Goodlatte and Ranking Member Conyers. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from AHLA.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
AICPA (2013, November 26). House and Senate Bills to Curb Patent “Trolls” Include AICPA Recommendations. Retrieved December 2, 2013, from AICPA.
American Public Power Association
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
American Public Transportation Association
Melaniphy, Michael P. (2013, December 2). American Public Transportation Association. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Patent Progress.
American Society of Travel Agents
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Americans for Prosperity
Christine Harbin Hanson (2013, November 19). AFP Supports Rep. Goodlatte's Patent Bill, H.R.3309. Retrieved November 25, 2013, from AfP.
Americans for Tax Reform
undersigned organization (2013, December 4). Letter to the United States House of Representatives: Support the Innovation Act!. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
AOL
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Apple
Diane Bartz (2013, November 20). House Panel Passes Bill Targeting 'Patent Trolls'. Reuters. Retrieved November 25, 2013, from http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/21/us-congress-patent-goodlatte-idUSBRE9AK06620131121.
Application Developers Alliance
APP (2013, October 23). App Developers Alliance Urges Support and Swift Action on Goodlatte Patent Reform Legislation. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from APP.
Association for Competitive Technology
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
AT&T
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Blackberry
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
Broadcom
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
BSA - The Software Alliance
Kate Tummarello (2013, November 22). Critics Skewer House Patent Bill. The Hill. Retrieved November 22, 2013, from http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/191223-patent-reform-critics-dislike-goodlattes-amended-bill.
CA Technologies
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Center for Individual Freedom
undersigned organization (2013, December 4). Letter to the United States House of Representatives: Support the Innovation Act!. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
Charter Communications
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Cisco Systems
Mark Chandler (2013, October 23). Statement by Cisco General Counsel Mark Chandler on Introduction of the “Innovation Act” . Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Cisco.
Clear Channel Communications
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Coalition for Patent Fairness
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
Comcast
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Competitive Carriers Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
CompTIA
TechVoice (2013, December 5). TechVoice Applauds House Passing of H.R. 3309, The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from CompTIA.
Computer & Communications Industry Association
Heather Greenfield (2013, October 23). CCIA Applauds Chairman Goodlatte’s Patent Reform Legislation. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CCIA.
Consumer Electronics Association
Bob Goodlatte (2013, November 1). Promoting American Innovation and Competition. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Congressman Bob Goodlatte.
Craigslist
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Credit Union National Association
Bob Goodlatte (2013, November 1). Promoting American Innovation and Competition. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Congressman Bob Goodlatte.
Dell
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
Digital Liberty
undersigned organization (2013, December 4). Letter to the United States House of Representatives: Support the Innovation Act!. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
Digital Media Association
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Direct Marketing Association
Jerry Cerasale (2013, October 24). DMA Supports Patent Litigation Reform Bill. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from DMA.
DirecTV
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Discovery Institute
undersigned organization (2013, December 4). Letter to the United States House of Representatives: Support the Innovation Act!. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
Dish Network
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Disney
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
EarthLink
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
eBay
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
EFF (2013). Stop patent trolls. Support the Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from EFF.
EMC Corporation
Gupta, Krish (2013, October 29). Testimony of Krish Gupta Hearing H.R. 3309: Improving the Patent System to Promote American Innovation and Competitiveness. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from House Judiciary Committee.
Entertainment Software Association
Entertainment Software Association (2013, December 5). ESA Statement on the House Passage of The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Entertainment Software Association.
Expedia
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Facebook
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Food Marketing Institute
FMI (2013, October 23). FMI Supports New Legislation to Combat Patent Trolls. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from FMI.
Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
Ford Motor Company
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Frontiers of Freedom
undersigned organization (2013, December 4). Letter to the United States House of Representatives: Support the Innovation Act!. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
General Motors
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Generation Opportunity
undersigned organization (2013, December 4). Letter to the United States House of Representatives: Support the Innovation Act!. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
Gilead Sciences
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Google
Diane Bartz (2013, November 20). House Panel Passes Bill Targeting 'Patent Trolls'. Reuters. Retrieved November 25, 2013, from http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/21/us-congress-patent-goodlatte-idUSBRE9AK06620131121.
Hewlett Packard
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
IBM
IBM (n.d.). IBM Statement on House Passage of The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from IBM.
Independent Community Bankers of America
undersigned organizations (2013, December 4). Joint Trade Letter Urging Passage of H.R. 3309, The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Credit Union National Association.
Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies
iCERT (2013, October 24). Industry Group Applauds Introduction of Innovation Act. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Fire Engineering.
Information Technology Industry Council
Garfield, Dean C. (2013, December 3). H.R. 3309, the "Innovation Act". Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
Institute for Policy Innovation
Cleland, Bartlett D. (2013, December 5). Letter to Representatives regarding "Innovation Act". Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Institute for Policy Innovation.
Intel
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
International Franchise Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
International Trademark Association
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Internet Association
IA (2013, October 23). We Applaud the House Judiciary Introduction of Bipartisan Patent Reform Legislation. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Internet Association.
Internet Infrastructure Coalition
Internet Infrastructure Coalition (2013, December 5). i2Coalition Applauds Passage of the Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Internet Infrastructure Coalition.
Intuit
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
Lenovo
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Lexmark International
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
LinkedIn
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Micron Technology
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
Microsoft
Gutierrez, Horacio (2013, December 5). Microsoft voices support for passage of the Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Microsoft on the Issues.
Mobile Marketing Association
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Motion Picture Association of America
Motion Picture Association of America (2013, December 5). MPAA Statement on HR 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Motion Picture Association of America.
Mozilla
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
MPA - The Association of Magazine Media
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
NACS
NACS (2013, December 6). U.S. House Passes ‘Patent Trolls’ Legislation. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from NACS.
National Association of Broadcasters
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Brad Thaler (2013, October 28). Re: Tomorrow's Hearing on H.R. 3309: Improving the Patent System to Promote American Innovation and Competitiveness. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from NAFCU.
National Association of Realtors
Bob Goodlatte (2013, November 1). Promoting American Innovation and Competition. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Congressman Bob Goodlatte.
National Cable & Telecommunications Association
Brian Dietz and Joy Sims (2013, October 23). Statement Of NCTA Regarding the "Innovation Act of 2013". Retrieved November 8, 2013, from NCTA.
National Council of Chain Restaurants
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
National Grocers Association
National Grocers Association (2013, December 5). NGA Commends House Passage of Legislation to Curb Patent Trolls. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from National Grocers Association.
National Restaurant Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
National Retail Federation
Bob Goodlatte (2013, November 1). Promoting American Innovation and Competition. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Congressman Bob Goodlatte.
NBCUniversal
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Netflix
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Newspaper Association of America
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Online Publishers Association
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
Oracle
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
Overstock.com
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
Printing Industries of America
PIA (2013, October 28). Printing Industries of America Supports Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. What They Think. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from http://whattheythink.com/news/66031-printing-industries-america-supports-introduction-innovation-act-2013/.
Public Knowledge
Public Knowledge (2013, December 4). Public Knowledge Voices Support for Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Public Knowledge.
R Street Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, December 3). Multi-Industry Letter in Support of HR 3309. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Patent Progress.
Rackspace
Alan Schoenbaum (2013, October 23). Innovation Act Aims To Disarm Patent Trolls. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Rackspace.
Retail Industry Leaders Association
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Rockwell Automation
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Salesforce.com
PR Newswire (2013, December 6). Salesforce.com Statement in Support of the Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Yahoo Finance.
Samsung
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
SAP
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
Semiconductor Industry Association
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Software & Information Industry Association
David Leduc (2013, November 19). Still Hope to Enact Patent Reform Legislation this Year. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from SIIA.
Specialty Equipment Market Association
Stuart Gosswein (2013, November 27). U.S. House Committee Approves Bill to Combat Patent Trolls. Retrieved December 2, 2013, from SEMA.
Sprint
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Symantec
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
T-Mobile
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
TechNet
TechNet (2013, October 23). TechNet Statement on the Introduction of the Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from TechNet.
Technology Councils of North America
TechVoice (2013, December 5). TechVoice Applauds House Passing of H.R. 3309, The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from CompTIA.
TechVoice
TechVoice (2013, December 5). TechVoice Applauds House Passing of H.R. 3309, The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from CompTIA.
Time Warner
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Toyota
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Travel Technology Association
Travel Tech (2013, October 23). Travel Tech Commends Chairman Goodlatte on His Patent Litigation Reform Measure Introduced Today. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Travel Tech.
Twitter
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform
Justin Hakes (2013, October 29). U.S. Chamber Applauds Goodlatte’s Work to Advance Patent Litigation Reform Debate. Enhanced Online News. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20131029006451/en/U.S.-Chamber/Institute-for-Legal-Reform/Patent-Reform.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Bob Goodlatte (2013, November 1). Promoting American Innovation and Competition. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from Congressman Bob Goodlatte.
U.S. Travel Association
Travel Agent (2013, October 24). Industry Associations Support Patent Reform Bill. Travel Agent Central. Retrieved November 11, 2013, from http://www.travelagentcentral.com/associations/industry-associations-support-patent-reform-bill-43194?print=1.
United States Telecom Association
McCormick, Walter (2013, December 5). USTelecom Welcomes House Passage of Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from United States Telecom Association.
United Technologies
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Verizon Communications
Kate Connors (2013, October 23). CPF Statement of Support on the Introduction of The Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from CPF.
Viacom
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
VISA
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Growing Support for H.R. 3309, "The Innovation Act". Retrieved December 13, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.
Yahoo!
Kramer, Kevin T. (2013, October 29). Improving the Patent System to Promote American Innovation and Competitiveness. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary.

33 organizations opposed this bill

American Association for Justice
Linda Lipsen (2013, November 19). AAJ Letter to Chairman Goodlatte and Ranking Member Conyers. Retrieved November 25, 2013, from AAJ.
American Bar Association
Susman, Thomas M. (2013, November 14). Re: H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
American Conservative Union
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). H.R. 3309 - The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
American Council on Education
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). Higher Education Community Statement on H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Association of American Universities.
American Innovators for Patent Reform
American Innovators for Patent Reform (2013, December 6). American Innovators for Patent Reform Strongly Condemns the Passage of H.R. 3309. Retrieved December 6, 2013, from AMINN.
Arsenal of Democracy Project
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). H.R. 3309 - The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Association of American Medical Colleges
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). Higher Education Community Statement on H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Association of American Universities.
Association of American Universities
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). Higher Education Community Statement on H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Association of American Universities.
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). Higher Education Community Statement on H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Association of American Universities.
Association of University Technology Managers
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). Higher Education Community Statement on H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Association of American Universities.
BayBio
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). California Joint Letter on HR 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Biocom
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). California Joint Letter on HR 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
California Healthcare Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). California Joint Letter on HR 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Campaign for Liberty
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). H.R. 3309 - The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
CapStand Council for Policy and Ethics
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). H.R. 3309 - The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Cleantech San Diego
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). California Joint Letter on HR 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Club for Growth
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). H.R. 3309 - The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
CONNECT
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). California Joint Letter on HR 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Council on Governmental Relations
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). Higher Education Community Statement on H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Association of American Universities.
Eagle Forum
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). H.R. 3309 - The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Entrepreneurs for Growth
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). H.R. 3309 - The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Federal Circuit Bar Association
Coyne, Patrick J. (2013, December 3). Federal Circuit Bar Association Letter. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Innovation Alliance
Innovation Alliance (2013, December 5). Innovation Alliance Statement on House Passage of the Innovation Act. Retrieved December 11, 2013, from Innovation Alliance.
Intellectual Ventures
Kate Tummarello (2013, November 22). Critics Skewer House Patent Bill. The Hill. Retrieved November 22, 2013, from http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/191223-patent-reform-critics-dislike-goodlattes-amended-bill.
IPNav
IPNav (2013, December 4). Flood of Opposition to Goodlatte's Patent Reform Bill. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from IPNav.
Licensing Executives Society
O'Shaughnessy, Brian P. (2013, December 3). LES Opposes the Passage of H.R. 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Licensing Executives Society.
Medical Device Manufacturers Association
Leahey, Mark B. (2013, December 2). MDMA Letter on HR 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
National Association of Patent Practitioners
Cloutier, Priya Sinha (n.d.). NAPP Letter on HR 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
National Small Business Association
Todd O. McCracken (2013, December 2). NSBA Letter to the Members of the US House of Representatives. Retrieved December 4, 2013, from NSBA.
OCTANe
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). California Joint Letter on HR 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Tech Coast Angels
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). California Joint Letter on HR 3309. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
U.S. Business & Industry Council
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). H.R. 3309 - The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.
Weyrich Lunch
undersigned organizations (2013, December 2). H.R. 3309 - The Innovation Act. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from House Committee on the Judiciary, Democrats.

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Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$263,928
Electric Power utilities$242,250
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$200,301
Restaurants & drinking establishments$146,400
Cable distributors & service providers$141,575
Real estate agents$113,601
Accountants$105,454
Computer software$81,350
Credit agencies & finance companies$67,525
Defense aerospace contractors$66,601
Food stores$50,300
Casinos, racetracks & gambling$47,050
Telephone utilities$44,050
Commercial TV & radio stations$44,000
Hotels & motels$43,902
Department, variety & convenience stores$43,400
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$38,300
Credit unions$32,200
Computer components & accessories$29,150
Auto manufacturers$25,000
Electronics manufacturing & services$23,800
Advertising & public relations services$20,750
Social Media$20,200
Retail trade$18,750
Telecommunications$17,900
Search Engine/Email Services$17,800
Cable & satellite TV production$17,150
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$14,800
Motion Picture production & distribution$12,950
Commercial printing & typesetting$11,750
Computer manufacture & services$11,000
Data processing & computer services$10,700
General business associations$10,100
Travel agents$8,900
Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$8,500
Vendors$7,700
Personal products manufacturing$7,600
Lodging & tourism$7,500
Transportation$6,400
Direct mail advertising services$6,200
Shoes & leather products$5,200
Chambers of commerce$3,950
Telecommunications Devices$3,000
Fiscal & tax policy$2,600
Cell/wireless service providers$2,000
Biotech products & research$2,000
Internet & Online Services$1,000
Printing and publishing (printed & online)$1,000
Communications & Electronics$0
Christian Conservative$0
Online Entertainment$0
Hosting/Cloud Services$0
Consumer groups$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$438,330
Attorneys & law firms$420,101
Republican/Conservative$263,928
Venture capital$89,055
Business services$73,350
Schools & colleges$64,550
Medical Devices & Supplies$56,100
Electronics manufacturing & services$23,800
Trial lawyers & law firms$16,100
Education$14,250
Computer manufacture & services$11,000
General business associations$10,100
Small business associations$10,000
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$5,200
Medical schools$3,450
Biotech products & research$2,000
Christian Conservative$0
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