Book, newspaper & periodical publishing (Science, Technology, Communications, and Infrastructure related)

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act H.R. 1380 (113th) QuigleySupportNo
To require the Public Printer to establish and maintain a website accessible to the public that allows the public to obtain electronic copies of all congressionally mandated reports in one place, and… More
To require the Public Printer to establish and maintain a website accessible to the public that allows the public to obtain electronic copies of all congressionally mandated reports in one place, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Email Privacy Act H.R. 1852 (113th) YoderSupportNo
To amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy… More
To amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Educating Tomorrow's Engineers Act H.R. 2426 (113th) TonkoSupportNo
To better integrate engineering education into kindergarten through grade 12 instruction and curriculum and to support research on engineering education. (by More
To better integrate engineering education into kindergarten through grade 12 instruction and curriculum and to support research on engineering education. (by CRS) Hide
Postal Reform Act of 2013 H.R. 2748 (113th) IssaSupportNo
To restore the financial solvency of the United States Postal Service and to ensure the efficient and affordable nationwide delivery of mail. (by More
To restore the financial solvency of the United States Postal Service and to ensure the efficient and affordable nationwide delivery of mail. (by CRS) Hide
Surveillance Order Reporting Act of 2013 H.R. 3035 (113th) LofgrenSupportNo
To permit periodic public reporting by electronic communications providers and remote computer service providers of certain estimates pertaining to requests or demands by Federal agencies under the… More
To permit periodic public reporting by electronic communications providers and remote computer service providers of certain estimates pertaining to requests or demands by Federal agencies under the provisions of certain surveillance laws where disclosure of such estimates is, or may be, otherwise prohibited by law. (by CRS) Hide
Innovation Act H.R. 3309 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
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 More
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) Hide
Technology, Equality and Accessibility in College and Higher Education Act H.R. 3505 (113th) PetriSupportNo
To direct the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board to develop accessibility guidelines for electronic instructional materials and related information technologies in… More
To direct the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board to develop accessibility guidelines for electronic instructional materials and related information technologies in institutions of higher education, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 H.R. 684 (113th) WomackSupportNo
To restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Establishing the Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2015 and Setting Forth Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2016 Through 2024. H.Con.Res. 96 (113th) RyanOpposeNo
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024. (by More
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024. (by CRS) Hide
Educating Tomorrow's Engineers Act S. 1178 (113th) GillibrandSupportNo
A bill to better integrate engineering education into kindergarten through grade 12 instruction and curriculum and to support research on engineering education. (by More
A bill to better integrate engineering education into kindergarten through grade 12 instruction and curriculum and to support research on engineering education. (by CRS) Hide
Surveillance Transparency Act of 2013 S. 1452 (113th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to enhance transparency for certain surveillance programs authorized by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to enhance transparency for certain surveillance programs authorized by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
USA FREEDOM Act S. 1599 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and… More
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act of 2013 S. 1810 (113th) GillibrandSupportNo
A bill to provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Supporting Afterschool STEM Act S. 2543 (113th) ShaheenSupportNo
A bill to support afterschool and out-of-school-time science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to support afterschool and out-of-school-time science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 S. 336 (113th) EnziSupportNo
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Family Economic Protection Act of 2013 S. 388 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to appropriately limit sequestration, to eliminate tax loopholes, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013 S. 47 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2013 S. 607 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to improve the provisions relating to the privacy of electronic communications. (by CRS)
Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 S. 743 (113th) EnziSupportNo
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Free Flow of Information Act of 2013 S. 987 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by… More
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011 H.R. 1981 (112th) SmithOpposeNo
To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses. (by CRS)
Stop Online Piracy Act H.R. 3261 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes. (by More
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Platts-Van Hollen Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2011 H.R. 3289 (112th) IssaSupportNo
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide clarification relating to disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies,… More
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide clarification relating to disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements that such policies, forms, and agreements are in conformance with certain protections; to provide certain additional authorities to the Office of Special Counsel; and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Research Works Act H.R. 3699 (112th) IssaSupportNo
To ensure the continued publication and integrity of peer-reviewed research works by the private sector. (by CRS)
Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act H.R. 3782 (112th) IssaSupportNo
To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to address unfair trade practices relating to infringement of copyrights and trademarks by certain Internet sites, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to address unfair trade practices relating to infringement of copyrights and trademarks by certain Internet sites, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
SECURE IT Act of 2012 H.R. 4263 (112th) Bono MackOpposeNo
To improve information security, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012 H.R. 4271 (112th) MooreSupportNo
To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012 H.R. 5651 (112th) UptonOpposeNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and… More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011 H.R. 942 (112th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by CRS) Hide
MAP-21 S. 1813 (112th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Marketplace Fairness Act S. 1832 (112th) EnziSupportNo
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011 S. 193 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to extend the sunset of certain provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Bill to Permit the Televising of Supreme Court Proceedings. S. 1945 (112th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings. (by CRS)
Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012 S. 2096 (112th) CornynOpposeNo
A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by More
A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by CRS) Hide
Cybersecurity Act of 2012 S. 2105 (112th) LiebermanOpposeNo
A bill to enhance the security and resiliency of the cyber and communications infrastructure of the United States. (by CRS)
SECURE IT S. 2151 (112th) McCainOpposeNo
A bill to improve information security, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 S. 3454 (112th) FeinsteinOpposeYes
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence,… More
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Cybersecurity and Internet Freedom Act of 2011 S. 413 (112th) LiebermanOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and other laws to enhance the security and resiliency of the cyber and communications infrastructure of the United States. (by More
A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and other laws to enhance the security and resiliency of the cyber and communications infrastructure of the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011 S. 799 (112th) KerryOpposeNo
A bill to establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of personal data for individuals under the aegis of the Federal Trade Commission, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of personal data for individuals under the aegis of the Federal Trade Commission, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 S. 968 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Bill to Amend the Criminal Penalty Provision for Criminal Infringement of a Copyright, and for Other Purposes. S. 978 (112th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to amend the criminal penalty provision for criminal infringement of a copyright, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Joint Resolution Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices. S.J.Res. 6 (112th) HutchisonOpposeNo
A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by More
A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by CRS) Hide
Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 H.R. 146 (111th) HoltOpposeYes
An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of… More
An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Copyright in Research Works Act H.R. 801 (111th) ConyersSupportNo
HR 801 is a bill attempting to reverse the Public Access Policy of the National Institutes of Health that allows NIH to make freely available online peer-reviewed manuscripts within 12 months of… More
HR 801 is a bill attempting to reverse the Public Access Policy of the National Institutes of Health that allows NIH to make freely available online peer-reviewed manuscripts within 12 months of their publication. (by CRS) Hide
Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act S. 3804 (111th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to combat online infringement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Celebrating America's Heritage Act H.R. 1483 (110th) RegulaOpposeNo
To amend the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to extend the authorization for certain national heritage areas, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to extend the authorization for certain national heritage areas, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Spyware (I-SPY) Prevention Act of 2007 H.R. 1525 (110th) LofgrenSupportNo
To amend title 18, United States Code, to discourage spyware, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007 H.R. 1930 (110th) ShadeggSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 H.R. 2102 (110th) BoucherSupportNo
This bill would limit the conditions under which the federal governement could force journalists to disclose information. (by More
This bill would limit the conditions under which the federal governement could force journalists to disclose information. (by CRS) Hide
National Women's Rights History Project Act H.R. 3114 (110th) SlaughterSupportNo
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a commemorative trail in connection with the Women's Rights National Historical Park to link properties that are historically and… More
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a commemorative trail in connection with the Women's Rights National Historical Park to link properties that are historically and thematically associated with the struggle for women's suffrage, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Copyright in Research Works Act H.R. 6845 (110th) ConyersSupportNo
To amend title 17, United States Code, with respect to works connected to certain funding agreements. (by CRS)
Community Broadband Act of 2007 S. 1853 (110th) LautenbergSupportNo
A bill to promote competition, to preserve the ability of local governments to provide broadband capability and services, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to promote competition, to preserve the ability of local governments to provide broadband capability and services, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 S. 2035 (110th) SpecterSupportNo
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by… More
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by CRS) Hide
Alternative Minimum Tax and Extenders Tax Relief Act of 2008 S. 2886 (110th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to amend certain expiring provisions. (by CRS)
OPEN Government Act of 2007 S. 849 (110th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to promote accessibility, accountability, and openness in Government. (by CRS)