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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 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…

289 times as much
$867,668
$1,904,246
$3,500
$5,862,139
$4,506,115
$4,532,905
$3,428,285
$2,813,698
$6,514,245
$3,661,607
$7,923,936
$3,395,506
$3,016,631
$3,861,311
$621,812
$3,147,778
$661,778
$1,646,002
$2,301,326
$2,277,733
$1,592,700
$1,073,301
$339,199
$1,055,341
$1,087,046
$129,327
$4,638,794
$1,782,931
$9,569,140
$1,757,056
$10,551,375
$1,237,156
$1,822,604
$99,584,191
$344,649
$344,649

oppose this bill

77 Organizations Support and 1 Opposes; See Which Ones

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

77 organizations support this bill

3M
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.
Abbott Laboratories
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.
Adobe Systems
“Protecting Small Businesses and Promoting Innovation by Limiting Patent Troll Abuse": Hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. 113th Cong., 1st Sess., (2013). (Testimony of Dana Rao). Retrieved November 20, 2013, from US_113_S1720_support_adobe.pdf.
Air Liquide
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.
Air Products and Chemicals
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Baxter International
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.
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.
Boston Scientific
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.
BP Global
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.
Bridgestone Americas
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.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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.
BSA - The Software Alliance
Zach Giglio (2013, November 18). BSA Supports Goals of Leahy-Lee Patent Bill . Retrieved November 20, 2013, from BSA.
Cargill
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.
Caterpillar
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.
CheckFree
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 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.
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
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.
Dow Chemical Company
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.
DuPont
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.
Eastman Chemical Company
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.
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
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.
Eli Lilly and Company
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.
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
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.
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
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.
General Mills
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.
Generation Opportunity
undersigned organizations (2014, April 7). Free Market Organizations Supporting Patent Reform. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from R Street.
Genzyme
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.
GlaxoSmithKline
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.
Google
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.
Henkel Corporation
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.
Illinois Tool Works
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.
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.
Johnson & Johnson
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.
Medtronic
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.
Merck
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.
Millennium Pharmaceuticals
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.
Milliken & Company
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.
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
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.
Novartis Corporation
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.
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.
PatentCafe
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.
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
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.
Procter & Gamble
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.
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.
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.
SanDisk
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.
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
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.
United Technologies
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.
USG Corporation
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.
Weyerhaeuser
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.
Zimmer
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.

1 organization oppose 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, July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$989,483$4,000
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,065,376$5,250
Tammy BaldwinDWI$399,917$0
John BarrassoRWY$909,960$10,000
Mark BegichDAK$740,584$0
Michael BennetDCO$1,024,503$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$579,265$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,973,939$10,000
Cory BookerDNJ$1,234,909$0
John BoozmanRAR$396,725$500
Barbara BoxerDCA$728,784$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$861,697$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,405,199$10,000
Maria CantwellDWA$534,837$0
Ben CardinDMD$547,068$4,000
Tom CarperDDE$917,462$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,064,793$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,640,087$10,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$832,203$8,500
Tom CoburnROK$495,019$1,000
William Thad CochranRMS$1,077,725$9,700
Susan CollinsRME$892,603$7,000
Chris CoonsDDE$1,030,016$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,392,393$5,000
John CornynRTX$2,350,186$11,000
Mike CrapoRID$716,599$3,000
Ted CruzRTX$2,334,336$2,500
Joe DonnellyDIN$663,175$0
Dick DurbinDIL$804,390$4,000
Mike EnziRWY$727,123$12,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,164,323$250
Deb FischerRNE$676,967$2,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,970,661$5,000
Alan FrankenDMN$603,264$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$2,356,584$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,151,508$8,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$849,825$7,000
Kay HaganDNC$1,278,986$1,000
Tom HarkinDIA$249,235$0
Orrin HatchRUT$2,024,341$7,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$498,615$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$404,172$0
Dean HellerRNV$1,266,125$17,000
Mazie HironoDHI$270,566$0
John HoevenRND$580,755$5,000
Jim InhofeROK$653,490$3,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,116,415$7,500
Mike JohannsRNE$291,962$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$923,483$6,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$318,050$0
Timothy KaineDVA$672,728$1,000
Angus KingIME$211,324$0
Mark KirkRIL$1,545,701$5,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$997,678$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$1,020,231$12,500
Patrick LeahyDVT$441,270$0
Mike LeeRUT$505,346$1,000
Carl LevinDMI$27,500$5,000
Joe ManchinDWV$1,041,627$2,000
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,648,748$2,000
John McCainRAZ$1,067,623$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$941,344$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,475,380$5,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,347,345$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$528,314$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$556,439$0
Jerry MoranRKS$791,610$2,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$647,054$5,500
Chris MurphyDCT$923,544$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,212,890$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$820,522$0
Rand PaulRKY$860,015$5,000
Rob PortmanROH$2,507,961$10,200
Mark PryorDAR$1,183,650$2,250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$328,550$2,000
Harry ReidDNV$1,976,205$0
Jim RischRID$611,366$18,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,045,941$3,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$263,858$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,997,382$10,000
Bernie SandersIVT$48,511$0
Brian SchatzDHI$304,998$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,089,309$2,500
Tim ScottRSC$1,293,886$6,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$433,850$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$632,237$10,000
Richard ShelbyRAL$781,216$3,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,039,040$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,010,860$0
John ThuneRSD$1,512,213$10,000
Patrick ToomeyRPA$2,894,700$9,999
Mark UdallDCO$987,897$0
Tom UdallDNM$457,511$0
David VitterRLA$997,455$11,500
Mark WarnerDVA$1,738,820$7,500
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$719,297$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$416,983$0
Roger WickerRMS$901,439$2,500
Ron WydenDOR$1,145,140$1,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$989,483$4,000
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,065,376$5,250
Tammy BaldwinDWI$399,917$0
John BarrassoRWY$909,960$10,000
Mark BegichDAK$740,584$0
Michael BennetDCO$1,024,503$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$579,265$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,973,939$10,000
Cory BookerDNJ$1,234,909$0
John BoozmanRAR$396,725$500
Barbara BoxerDCA$728,784$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$861,697$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,405,199$10,000
Maria CantwellDWA$534,837$0
Ben CardinDMD$547,068$4,000
Tom CarperDDE$917,462$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,064,793$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,640,087$10,500
Daniel CoatsRIN$832,203$8,500
Tom CoburnROK$495,019$1,000
William Thad CochranRMS$1,077,725$9,700
Susan CollinsRME$892,603$7,000
Chris CoonsDDE$1,030,016$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,392,393$5,000
John CornynRTX$2,350,186$11,000
Mike CrapoRID$716,599$3,000
Ted CruzRTX$2,334,336$2,500
Joe DonnellyDIN$663,175$0
Dick DurbinDIL$804,390$4,000
Mike EnziRWY$727,123$12,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,164,323$250
Deb FischerRNE$676,967$2,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,970,661$5,000
Alan FrankenDMN$603,264$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$2,356,584$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,151,508$8,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$849,825$7,000
Kay HaganDNC$1,278,986$1,000
Tom HarkinDIA$249,235$0
Orrin HatchRUT$2,024,341$7,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$498,615$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$404,172$0
Dean HellerRNV$1,266,125$17,000
Mazie HironoDHI$270,566$0
John HoevenRND$580,755$5,000
Jim InhofeROK$653,490$3,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,116,415$7,500
Mike JohannsRNE$291,962$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$923,483$6,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$318,050$0
Timothy KaineDVA$672,728$1,000
Angus KingIME$211,324$0
Mark KirkRIL$1,545,701$5,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$997,678$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$1,020,231$12,500
Patrick LeahyDVT$441,270$0
Mike LeeRUT$505,346$1,000
Carl LevinDMI$27,500$5,000
Joe ManchinDWV$1,041,627$2,000
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,648,748$2,000
John McCainRAZ$1,067,623$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$941,344$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,475,380$5,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,347,345$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$528,314$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$556,439$0
Jerry MoranRKS$791,610$2,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$647,054$5,500
Chris MurphyDCT$923,544$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,212,890$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$820,522$0
Rand PaulRKY$860,015$5,000
Rob PortmanROH$2,507,961$10,200
Mark PryorDAR$1,183,650$2,250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$328,550$2,000
Harry ReidDNV$1,976,205$0
Jim RischRID$611,366$18,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,045,941$3,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$263,858$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,997,382$10,000
Bernie SandersIVT$48,511$0
Brian SchatzDHI$304,998$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,089,309$2,500
Tim ScottRSC$1,293,886$6,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$433,850$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$632,237$10,000
Richard ShelbyRAL$781,216$3,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,039,040$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,010,860$0
John ThuneRSD$1,512,213$10,000
Patrick ToomeyRPA$2,894,700$9,999
Mark UdallDCO$987,897$0
Tom UdallDNM$457,511$0
David VitterRLA$997,455$11,500
Mark WarnerDVA$1,738,820$7,500
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$719,297$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$416,983$0
Roger WickerRMS$901,439$2,500
Ron WydenDOR$1,145,140$1,000

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$10,551,375
Republican/Conservative$9,569,140
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$7,923,936
Accountants$6,514,245
Cable & satellite TV production & distribution$5,862,139
Defense aerospace contractors$4,638,794
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,532,905
Computer software$4,506,115
Medical supplies manufacturing & sales$3,861,311
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,661,607
Online computer services$3,428,285
Chemicals$3,395,506
Crop production & basic processing$3,147,778
Major (multinational) oil & gas producers$3,016,631
Hotels & motels$2,813,698
Computers, components & accessories$2,301,326
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,277,733
Commercial TV & radio stations$1,904,246
Residential construction$1,822,604
Forestry & Forest Products$1,782,931
Cellular systems and equipment$1,757,056
Financial services & consulting$1,646,002
Biotech products & research$1,592,700
Credit unions$1,237,156
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$1,087,046
Toiletries & cosmetics$1,073,301
Defense shipbuilders$1,055,341
Computer manufacture & services$867,668
Construction equipment$661,778
Plastics & Rubber processing & products$621,812
Health care products$339,199
Building materials$129,327
Consumer groups$3,500

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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Small business associations$344,649
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