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S. 1720 - Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013

Commerce. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013

S. 1720 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013
Sponsor
Patrick J. Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative remedies
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business education
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Economic performance and conditions
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Intellectual property
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Manufacturing
  • Small business
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced11/18/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced11/18/2013
11/18/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
11/19/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
12/17/2013Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

325 times as much
$916,013
$1,921,206
$2,500
$6,069,147
$4,554,809
$4,622,951
$3,554,181
$2,828,338
$6,556,141
$3,688,107
$8,171,211
$3,522,864
$3,046,441
$4,029,126
$641,114
$3,074,103
$689,628
$1,724,743
$2,351,691
$2,320,333
$1,677,761
$1,088,146
$364,081
$1,062,141
$1,118,946
$135,877
$4,597,393
$1,808,263
$9,233,633
$1,857,860
$10,797,339
$1,250,626
$1,808,275
$1,835,372
$1,289,979
$3,770,840
$107,981,179
$332,627
$332,627

opposed this bill

90 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013

90 organizations supported this bill

3M
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Abbott Laboratories
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Adobe Systems
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Air Liquide
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Air Products and Chemicals
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
“Protecting Small Businesses and Promoting Innovation by Limiting Patent Troll Abuse”: Hearing before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary. 113th Cong., 1st Sess., (2013). (Testimony of Steve Bossone, Ph.D.). Retrieved December 19, 2013, from US_113_S1720_support_alnylam.pdf.
American Bankers Association
undersigned organizations (2014, April 3). Joint Trade Letter in Support of S. 1720, the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from Credit Union National Association.
American Hotel & Lodging Association
Lodging Staff (2013, November 18). Lodging Industry Supports Patent Reform Bill. Lodging. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from http://www.lodgingmagazine.com/lodging-industry-supports-patent-reform-bill/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lodging-industry-supports-patent-reform-bill.
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 Intellectual Property Law Association
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Americans for Prosperity
undersigned organizations (2014, April 7). Free Market Organizations Supporting Patent Reform. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from R Street.
Application Developers Alliance
undersigned organizations (2014, March 18). Letter to Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Rockefeller, and Ranking Member Thune. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from EFF.
AstraZeneca
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Baxter International
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Beckman Coulter
undersigned organizations (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved April 14, 2014, from Patents Matter.
BlackBerry
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Boston Scientific
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
BP Global
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Bridgestone Americas
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
BSA - The Software Alliance
Zach Giglio (2013, November 18). BSA Supports Goals of Leahy-Lee Patent Bill . Retrieved November 20, 2013, from BSA.
Cargill
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Caterpillar
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
CheckFree
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Cisco Systems
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform
undersigned organizations (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Coalition for Patent Fairness
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Competitive Carriers Association
undersigned organizations (2014, March 18). Letter to Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Rockefeller, and Ranking Member Thune. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from EFF.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
undersigned organizations (2014, April 7). Free Market Organizations Supporting Patent Reform. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from R Street.
CompTIA
Lana Sansur (2013, November 19). CompTIA Applauds Bipartisan Bill to Protect Businesses from Abusive Patent Litigation. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from CompTIA.
Computer & Communications Industry Association
undersigned organizations (2014, March 18). Letter to Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Rockefeller, and Ranking Member Thune. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from EFF.
Credit Union National Association
undersigned organizations (2014, April 3). Joint Trade Letter in Support of S. 1720, the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from Credit Union National Association.
Cummins
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Dell
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Dow Chemical Company
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
DuPont
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
EarthLink
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Eastman Chemical Company
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
undersigned organizations (2014, March 18). Letter to Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Rockefeller, and Ranking Member Thune. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from EFF.
Electronics for Imaging
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Eli Lilly and Company
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved April 14, 2014, from Patents Matter.
Engine
undersigned organizations (2014, March 18). Letter to Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Rockefeller, and Ranking Member Thune. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from EFF.
ExxonMobil
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Facebook
Internet Association (2013, November 18). The Internet Association Welcomes Chairman Leahy and Senator Lee’s Introduction of Legislation to Protect Innovators Against Abusive Patent Litigation. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Internet Association.
Foursquare
undersigned organizations (2014, March 18). Letter to Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Rockefeller, and Ranking Member Thune. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from EFF.
General Electric
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved April 14, 2014, from Patents Matter.
General Mills
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Generation Opportunity
undersigned organizations (2014, April 7). Free Market Organizations Supporting Patent Reform. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from R Street.
Genzyme
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
GlaxoSmithKline
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Google
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Henkel Corporation
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
IBM
Sheehy, Tim (2013, November 19). IBM Statement on The Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013. Retrieved January 16, 2015, from IBM.
Illinois Tool Works
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Independent Community Bankers of America
undersigned organizations (2014, April 3). Joint Trade Letter in Support of S. 1720, the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from Credit Union National Association.
Internet Association
Internet Association (2013, November 18). The Internet Association Welcomes Chairman Leahy and Senator Lee’s Introduction of Legislation to Protect Innovators Against Abusive Patent Litigation. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Internet Association.
Intuit
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Johnson & Johnson
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Medtronic
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Merck
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Micron Technology
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Millennium Pharmaceuticals
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Milliken & Company
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
National Association of Broadcasters
Dennis Wharton (2013, November 18). NAB Statement on Introduction of Patent Transparency and Improvements Act. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from NAB.
National Association of Federal Credit Unions
undersigned organizations (2014, April 3). Joint Trade Letter in Support of S. 1720, the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from Credit Union National Association.
National Association of Home Builders
National Association of Home Builders (2014, April 3). NAHB Supports Senate Bill that Addresses “Patent Trolls”. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from National Association of Home Builders.
National Cable & Telecommunications Association
Brian Dietz/Joy Sims (2013, November 18). Statement of NCTA Regarding the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from NCTA.
National Restaurant Association
Scott DeFife (2013, November 19). National Restaurant Association Commends Senators Leahy and Lee on Introduction of Patent Reform Legislation. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from .
Northrop Grumman
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Novartis Corporation
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
OkCupid
Internet Association (2013, November 18). The Internet Association Welcomes Chairman Leahy and Senator Lee’s Introduction of Legislation to Protect Innovators Against Abusive Patent Litigation. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Internet Association.
Oracle
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
PatentCafe
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
PepsiCo
undersigned organizations (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Pfizer
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Procter & Gamble
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Public Knowledge
Public Knowledge (2013, November 18). Public Knowledge Applauds Patent Transparency and Improvements Act. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Public Knowledge.
R Street Institute
undersigned organizations (2014, March 18). Letter to Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Rockefeller, and Ranking Member Thune. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from EFF.
Rackspace
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Roche
undersigned organizations (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Samsung
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
SanDisk
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
SAP
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Software & Information Industry Association
David Leduc (2013, November 19). Still Hope to Enact Patent Reform Legislation this Year. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from SIIA.
Texas Instruments
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
United Technologies
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
USG Corporation
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Verizon Communications
Coalition for Patent Fairness (n.d.). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Weyerhaeuser
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.
Zimmer
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (2013, November 19). The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform Applauds the Introduction of S 1720. Retrieved November 20, 2013, from Patents Matter.

1 organization opposed this bill

National Small Business Association
Michael Berson (2014, March 19). Senate Committees to Move Forward on Patent Bills. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from NSBA.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, October 1, 2008 – September 30, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,048,300$6,728
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,205,509$5,250
Tammy BaldwinDWI$431,167$0
John BarrassoRWY$891,821$10,000
Max BaucusDMT$715,920$3,000
Mark BegichDAK$937,361$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,111,103$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$624,615$0
Roy BluntRMO$2,124,347$10,000
Cory A. BookerDNJ$1,470,309$0
John BoozmanRAR$432,238$500
Barbara BoxerDCA$762,424$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$957,072$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,464,599$10,000
Maria CantwellDWA$560,237$0
Ben CardinDMD$576,851$4,000
Tom CarperDDE$985,062$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,158,368$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,529,398$10,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$910,236$8,500
Tom CoburnROK$509,299$1,000
William Thad CochranRMS$1,186,124$9,700
Susan M. CollinsRME$879,800$6,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,201,716$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,430,953$5,000
John CornynRTX$2,276,875$6,000
Mike CrapoRID$759,299$3,000
Ted CruzRTX$2,404,234$2,500
Joe DonnellyDIN$709,910$0
Dick DurbinDIL$917,740$1,000
Mike EnziRWY$746,873$10,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,229,423$250
Deb FischerRNE$756,367$2,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,992,911$5,000
Al FrankenDMN$723,199$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,467,434$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,247,730$5,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$922,175$7,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,709,392$1,000
Tom HarkinDIA$222,885$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,087,091$7,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$563,008$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$451,347$0
Dean HellerRNV$1,307,225$15,000
Mazie K. HironoDHI$315,601$0
John HoevenRND$667,765$5,000
Jim InhofeROK$637,354$3,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,244,146$7,500
Mike JohannsRNE$190,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,006,853$6,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$282,650$0
Tim KaineDVA$765,716$1,000
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$218,207$0
Mark KirkRIL$1,657,111$5,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,070,597$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,355,243$10,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$471,070$0
Mike LeeRUT$536,796$1,000
Carl LevinDMI$12,800$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$1,117,477$2,000
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,936,543$2,250
John McCainRAZ$1,184,163$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,062,949$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,733,202$10,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,491,845$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$528,306$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$630,850$0
Jerry MoranRKS$858,560$2,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$710,154$5,500
Chris MurphyDCT$936,709$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,411,350$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$914,226$0
Rand PaulRKY$821,472$5,000
Rob PortmanROH$2,729,289$10,200
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,283,925$1,250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$380,250$0
Harry ReidDNV$2,111,755$0
Jim RischRID$527,171$18,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,218,655$8,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$224,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$2,142,510$10,000
Bernie SandersIVT$55,011$0
Brian SchatzDHI$382,998$500
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,261,609$2,500
Tim ScottRSC$1,510,794$6,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$419,075$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$745,958$10,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$878,316$3,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,074,404$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,069,010$0
John ThuneRSD$1,604,188$10,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,084,755$9,999
Mark UdallDCO$1,189,682$0
Tom UdallDNM$511,401$0
David VitterRLA$1,008,832$11,500
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,841,781$5,000
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$779,097$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$444,516$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$839,595$500
Ron WydenDOR$1,291,690$1,000

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,048,300$6,728
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,205,509$5,250
Tammy BaldwinDWI$431,167$0
John BarrassoRWY$891,821$10,000
Max BaucusDMT$715,920$3,000
Mark BegichDAK$937,361$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,111,103$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$624,615$0
Roy BluntRMO$2,124,347$10,000
Cory A. BookerDNJ$1,470,309$0
John BoozmanRAR$432,238$500
Barbara BoxerDCA$762,424$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$957,072$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,464,599$10,000
Maria CantwellDWA$560,237$0
Ben CardinDMD$576,851$4,000
Tom CarperDDE$985,062$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,158,368$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,529,398$10,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$910,236$8,500
Tom CoburnROK$509,299$1,000
William Thad CochranRMS$1,186,124$9,700
Susan M. CollinsRME$879,800$6,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,201,716$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,430,953$5,000
John CornynRTX$2,276,875$6,000
Mike CrapoRID$759,299$3,000
Ted CruzRTX$2,404,234$2,500
Joe DonnellyDIN$709,910$0
Dick DurbinDIL$917,740$1,000
Mike EnziRWY$746,873$10,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,229,423$250
Deb FischerRNE$756,367$2,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,992,911$5,000
Al FrankenDMN$723,199$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,467,434$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,247,730$5,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$922,175$7,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,709,392$1,000
Tom HarkinDIA$222,885$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,087,091$7,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$563,008$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$451,347$0
Dean HellerRNV$1,307,225$15,000
Mazie K. HironoDHI$315,601$0
John HoevenRND$667,765$5,000
Jim InhofeROK$637,354$3,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,244,146$7,500
Mike JohannsRNE$190,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,006,853$6,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$282,650$0
Tim KaineDVA$765,716$1,000
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$218,207$0
Mark KirkRIL$1,657,111$5,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,070,597$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,355,243$10,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$471,070$0
Mike LeeRUT$536,796$1,000
Carl LevinDMI$12,800$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$1,117,477$2,000
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,936,543$2,250
John McCainRAZ$1,184,163$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,062,949$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,733,202$10,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,491,845$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$528,306$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$630,850$0
Jerry MoranRKS$858,560$2,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$710,154$5,500
Chris MurphyDCT$936,709$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,411,350$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$914,226$0
Rand PaulRKY$821,472$5,000
Rob PortmanROH$2,729,289$10,200
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,283,925$1,250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$380,250$0
Harry ReidDNV$2,111,755$0
Jim RischRID$527,171$18,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,218,655$8,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$224,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$2,142,510$10,000
Bernie SandersIVT$55,011$0
Brian SchatzDHI$382,998$500
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,261,609$2,500
Tim ScottRSC$1,510,794$6,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$419,075$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$745,958$10,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$878,316$3,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,074,404$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,069,010$0
John ThuneRSD$1,604,188$10,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,084,755$9,999
Mark UdallDCO$1,189,682$0
Tom UdallDNM$511,401$0
David VitterRLA$1,008,832$11,500
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,841,781$5,000
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$779,097$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$444,516$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$839,595$500
Ron WydenDOR$1,291,690$1,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$10,797,339
Republican/Conservative$9,233,633
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$8,171,211
Accountants$6,556,141
Cable & satellite TV production & distribution$6,069,147
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,622,951
Defense aerospace contractors$4,597,393
Computer software$4,554,809
Medical supplies manufacturing & sales$4,029,126
Telephone utilities$3,770,840
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,688,107
Online computer services$3,554,181
Chemicals$3,522,864
Crop production & basic processing$3,074,103
Major (multinational) oil & gas producers$3,046,441
Hotels & motels$2,828,338
Computers, components & accessories$2,351,691
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,320,333
Commercial TV & radio stations$1,921,206
Cellular systems and equipment$1,857,860
Data processing & computer services$1,835,372
Residential construction$1,808,275
Forestry & Forest Products$1,808,263
Financial services & consulting$1,724,743
Biotech products & research$1,677,761
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,289,979
Credit unions$1,250,626
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$1,118,946
Toiletries & cosmetics$1,088,146
Defense shipbuilders$1,062,141
Computer manufacture & services$916,013
Construction equipment$689,628
Plastics & Rubber processing & products$641,114
Health care products$364,081
Building materials$135,877
Consumer groups$2,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Small business associations$332,627
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