S. 492 - A Bill to Amend the Communications Act of 1934 to Prohibit Federal Funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting After Fiscal Year 2013.

Science, technology, communications. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit Federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting after fiscal year 2013. (by CRS) 
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A Bill to Amend the Communications Act of 1934 to Prohibit Federal Funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting After Fiscal Year 2013.

S. 492 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit Federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting after fiscal year 2013. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit Federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting after fiscal year 2013.
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    Sponsor
    Jim DeMint
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Science, technology, communications
    • Appropriations
    • Corporate finance and management
    • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
    • Government corporations and government-sponsored enterprises
    • News media and reporting
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    Major Actions
    Introduced3/04/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/04/2011
    3/04/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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    Contributions

    1. January - February 2007 For $29,030 Against $40,375
    2. March - April 2007 For $56,700 Against $201,500
    3. May - June 2007 For $131,533 Against $144,210
    4. July - August 2007 For $68,250 Against $56,781
    5. September - October 2007 For $86,100 Against $181,478
    6. November - December 2007 For $86,760 Against $208,550
    7. January - February 2008 For $68,150 Against $106,075
    8. March - April 2008 For $116,885 Against $220,957
    9. May - June 2008 For $149,946 Against $447,528
    10. July - August 2008 For $151,537 Against $220,164
    11. September - October 2008 For $370,938 Against $757,646
    12. November - December 2008 For $325,018 Against $88,798
    13. January - February 2009 For $61,666 Against $46,703
    14. March - April 2009 For $134,031 Against $157,674
    15. May - June 2009 For $654,428 Against $104,975
    16. July - August 2009 For $139,154 Against $61,952
    17. September - October 2009 For $206,675 Against $115,110
    18. November - December 2009 For $326,417 Against $129,340
    19. January - February 2010 For $452,535 Against $79,380
    20. March - April 2010 For $447,674 Against $192,375
    21. May - June 2010 For $599,366 Against $194,338
    22. July - August 2010 For $413,785 Against $130,615
    23. September - October 2010 For $990,798 Against $496,733
    24. November - December 2010 For $61,660 Against $69,900
    25. January - February 2011 For $17,600 Against $130,425
    26. March - April 2011 For $64,975 Against $208,025
    27. May - June 2011 For $34,745 Against $184,326
    28. July - August 2011 For $35,700 Against $95,522
    29. September - October 2011 For $47,170 Against $186,829
    30. November - December 2011 For $51,800 Against $194,037
    31. January - February 2012 For $49,963 Against $78,105
    32. March - April 2012 For $49,391 Against $162,771
    33. May - June 2012 For $56,512 Against $257,060
    34. July - August 2012 For $80,735 Against $194,387
    35. September - October 2012 For $196,172 Against $360,163
    36. November - December 2012 For $25,550 Against $106,056

    Votes

      5 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      A Bill to Amend the Communications Act of 1934 to Prohibit Federal Funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting After Fiscal Year 2013.

      5 organizations supported this bill

      Accuracy In Media
      Accuracy in Media (2011, March 16). AIM Chairman Endorses Current House Measure to Defund NPR. Retrieved March 17, 2011, from Accuracy in Media.
      Americans for Tax Reform
      Norquist, Grover (2011, March 16). Letter to Congressman Lamborn. Retrieved March 16, 2011, from ATR.
      center for fiscal accountability
      Center for Fiscal Accountability (2011, March 16). CFA Joins ATR & Digital Liberty in Opposing Funding for NPR. Retrieved March 17, 2011, from Center fpr Fiscal Accountability.
      Eagle Forum
      Eagle Forum (2011, January 21). Cutting Wasteful Spending. Retrieved March 16, 2011, from take Action.
      Traditional Values Coalition
      Traditional Values Coalition (n.d.). It’s Time to Unplug NPR From the Federal Dole. Retrieved March 17, 2011, from The Traditional Values Coalition.

      4 organizations opposed this bill

      170 million americans for public broadcasting
      170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting (2011, March 15). A New Attack on Public Radio Help Us Defeat H.R. 1076. Retrieved March 16, 2011, from Take Action.
      America's Public Television Stations
      APTS (2011, March 0). Action Alert: Urge Your Members to Oppose HR 1076. Retrieved March 16, 2011, from APTS.
      Change.org
      Sethunya, Victoria (2011). Congressman Matheson: NPR is Sensible News : Oppose H.R. 1076. Retrieved March 24, 2011, from Change.org.
      National Public Radio
      Davis, Noah (2011, March 17). House Passes Bill To Defund NPR. Retrieved March 24, 2011, from Business Insider.

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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$23,950$200
      Kelly AyotteRNH$84,444$20,150
      John BarrassoRWY$30,950$35,000
      Max BaucusDMT$0$43,300
      Mark BegichDAK$1,750$145,640
      Michael F. BennetDCO$2,500$169,667
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$1,500
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$500$15,000
      Roy BluntRMO$121,194$78,000
      John BoozmanRAR$42,245$12,400
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$383,531
      Scott P. BrownRMA$617,683$69,277
      Sherrod BrownDOH$250$417,343
      Richard BurrRNC$54,900$28,350
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$34,515
      Ben CardinDMD$2,500$40,750
      Tom CarperDDE$0$19,550
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$83,400
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$354,798$34,950
      Daniel CoatsRIN$52,500$4,500
      Tom CoburnROK$100,093$4,500
      William Thad CochranRMS$5,300$7,000
      Susan M. CollinsRME$63,050$12,750
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$2,000
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,000$70,790
      Bob CorkerRTN$47,180$21,600
      John CornynRTX$144,440$40,900
      Mike CrapoRID$700$7,000
      Jim DeMintRSC$288,770$28,000
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$87,436
      John EnsignRNV$0$14,700
      Mike EnziRWY$8,000$5,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$18,922
      Al FrankenDMN$500$407,150
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$12,800$345,237
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$20,558$8,750
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$40,150$20,500
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$239,540
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$52,003
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,450$29,500
      John HoevenRND$14,100$11,800
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,300$750
      Jim InhofeROK$60,975$8,750
      Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$16,500
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$25,750$20,500
      Mike JohannsRNE$20,246$10,000
      Ron JohnsonRWI$154,207$6,900
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$85,460
      John F. KerryDMA$0$47,374
      Mark KirkRIL$256,000$15,520
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$66,463
      Herb KohlDWI$0$-500
      Jon KylRAZ$5,750$5,500
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$147,029
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$47,200
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$76,000
      Mike LeeRUT$31,767$10,500
      Carl LevinDMI$0$86,026
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$-1,900
      Dick LugarRIN$18,050$6,700
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$69,365
      John McCainRAZ$173,193$8,800
      Claire McCaskillDMO$500$175,611
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$234,433$68,900
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$90,400
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$195,458
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$8,300
      Jerry MoranRKS$16,450$8,950
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$5,500
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$118,644
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$37,375
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$109,894
      Rand PaulRKY$270,940$1,000
      Rob PortmanROH$118,426$42,515
      Mark L. PryorDAR$500$29,900
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$7,200
      Harry ReidDNV$7,100$192,547
      Jim RischRID$180,206$4,500
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$102,899$15,750
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$48,500
      Marco RubioRFL$959,943$32,050
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$229,780
      Chuck SchumerDNY$4,400$105,175
      Jeff SessionsRAL$61,970$12,500
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$229,149
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$50$2,000
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$20,250$11,250
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$81,766
      Jon TesterDMT$250$173,942
      John ThuneRSD$259,743$31,800
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,366,720$12,200
      Mark UdallDCO$0$275,836
      Tom UdallDNM$0$144,034
      David VitterRLA$210,401$43,500
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,000$152,926
      Jim WebbDVA$0$1,250
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$42,973
      Roger F. WickerRMS$62,675$41,750
      Ron WydenDOR$0$21,000

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$23,950$200
      Kelly AyotteRNH$84,444$20,150
      John BarrassoRWY$30,950$35,000
      Max BaucusDMT$0$43,300
      Mark BegichDAK$1,750$145,640
      Michael F. BennetDCO$2,500$169,667
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$1,500
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$500$15,000
      Roy BluntRMO$121,194$78,000
      John BoozmanRAR$42,245$12,400
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$383,531
      Scott P. BrownRMA$617,683$69,277
      Sherrod BrownDOH$250$417,343
      Richard BurrRNC$54,900$28,350
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$34,515
      Ben CardinDMD$2,500$40,750
      Tom CarperDDE$0$19,550
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$83,400
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$354,798$34,950
      Daniel CoatsRIN$52,500$4,500
      Tom CoburnROK$100,093$4,500
      William Thad CochranRMS$5,300$7,000
      Susan M. CollinsRME$63,050$12,750
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$2,000
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,000$70,790
      Bob CorkerRTN$47,180$21,600
      John CornynRTX$144,440$40,900
      Mike CrapoRID$700$7,000
      Jim DeMintRSC$288,770$28,000
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$87,436
      John EnsignRNV$0$14,700
      Mike EnziRWY$8,000$5,000
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$18,922
      Al FrankenDMN$500$407,150
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$12,800$345,237
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$20,558$8,750
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$40,150$20,500
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$239,540
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$52,003
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,450$29,500
      John HoevenRND$14,100$11,800
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,300$750
      Jim InhofeROK$60,975$8,750
      Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$16,500
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$25,750$20,500
      Mike JohannsRNE$20,246$10,000
      Ron JohnsonRWI$154,207$6,900
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$85,460
      John F. KerryDMA$0$47,374
      Mark KirkRIL$256,000$15,520
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$66,463
      Herb KohlDWI$0$-500
      Jon KylRAZ$5,750$5,500
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$147,029
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$47,200
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$76,000
      Mike LeeRUT$31,767$10,500
      Carl LevinDMI$0$86,026
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$-1,900
      Dick LugarRIN$18,050$6,700
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$69,365
      John McCainRAZ$173,193$8,800
      Claire McCaskillDMO$500$175,611
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$234,433$68,900
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$90,400
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$195,458
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$8,300
      Jerry MoranRKS$16,450$8,950
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$5,500
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$118,644
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$37,375
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$109,894
      Rand PaulRKY$270,940$1,000
      Rob PortmanROH$118,426$42,515
      Mark L. PryorDAR$500$29,900
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$7,200
      Harry ReidDNV$7,100$192,547
      Jim RischRID$180,206$4,500
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$102,899$15,750
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$48,500
      Marco RubioRFL$959,943$32,050
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$229,780
      Chuck SchumerDNY$4,400$105,175
      Jeff SessionsRAL$61,970$12,500
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$229,149
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$50$2,000
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$20,250$11,250
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$81,766
      Jon TesterDMT$250$173,942
      John ThuneRSD$259,743$31,800
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,366,720$12,200
      Mark UdallDCO$0$275,836
      Tom UdallDNM$0$144,034
      David VitterRLA$210,401$43,500
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,000$152,926
      Jim WebbDVA$0$1,250
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$42,973
      Roger F. WickerRMS$62,675$41,750
      Ron WydenDOR$0$21,000

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Republican/Conservative$6,781,374
      Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
      Consumer groups$5,150

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Democratic/Liberal$4,609,344
      Commercial TV & radio stations$1,887,919
      Communications & Electronics$113,600
      Consumer groups$5,150
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