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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
    Related Bills
    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

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    3% more
    $57,975
    $6,781,374
    $6,839,349
    $1,887,919
    $4,609,344
    $113,600
    $6,610,863
    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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