S. 611 - FCC Technical Expertise Capacity Heightening Act

Science, technology, communications. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide greater technical resources to FCC Commissioners. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

FCC Technical Expertise Capacity Heightening Act

S. 611 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide greater technical resources to FCC Commissioners. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide greater technical resources to FCC Commissioners.
Other Titles
  • FCC TECH Act
  • FCC Technical Expertise Capacity Heightening Act
Sponsor
Olympia J. Snowe
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
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Major Actions
Introduced3/17/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/17/2011
3/17/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
3/17/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Energy production & distribution, which…

supported this bill

Energy production & distribution$1,553,047
$1,553,047

1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
FCC Technical Expertise Capacity Heightening Act

1 organization supported this bill

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
NARUC (2011, March 29). Re: The FCC Technical Expertise Capacity Heightening (TECH) Act (S. 611). Retrieved July 15, 2011, from NARUC.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Energy production & distribution interest groups, 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$1,250$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$30,750$0
John BarrassoRWY$22,400$0
Max BaucusDMT$21,536$0
Mark BegichDAK$4,975$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$34,520$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$8,950$0
Roy BluntRMO$20,000$0
John BoozmanRAR$7,850$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$40,100$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$67,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$20,600$0
Richard BurrRNC$5,650$0
Maria CantwellDWA$22,050$0
Ben CardinDMD$2,650$0
Tom CarperDDE$6,300$0
Bob CaseyDPA$13,500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$10,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$5,500$0
Tom CoburnROK$4,250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$15,450$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$3,900$0
Bob CorkerRTN$40,532$0
John CornynRTX$105,040$0
Mike CrapoRID$7,200$0
Jim DeMintRSC$2,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$8,800$0
John EnsignRNV$500$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$15,800$0
Al FrankenDMN$11,950$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$25,800$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$8,284$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,950$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$10,249$0
Tom HarkinDIA$2,900$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$35,750$0
John HoevenRND$21,900$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$4,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$51,579$0
Dan InouyeDHI$3,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,750$0
Mike JohannsRNE$11,950$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$6,900$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,250$0
John F. KerryDMA$7,775$0
Mark KirkRIL$16,800$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$3,250$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$43,150$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$6,300$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$5,050$0
Mike LeeRUT$7,750$0
Carl LevinDMI$5,500$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$4,501$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$34,100$0
John McCainRAZ$9,350$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$9,000$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$53,900$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,100$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$2,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$28,200$0
Patty MurrayDWA$9,150$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$10,450$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$29,500$0
Rand PaulRKY$9,610$0
Rob PortmanROH$22,250$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$5,750$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$47,175$0
Jim RischRID$3,800$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,050$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$47,800$0
Bernie SandersIVT$700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$18,800$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$7,750$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$7,800$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$15,500$0
Jon TesterDMT$23,100$0
John ThuneRSD$14,871$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$49,650$0
Mark UdallDCO$27,800$0
Tom UdallDNM$13,750$0
David VitterRLA$61,250$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$22,750$0
Jim WebbDVA$1,250$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,250$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$29,900$0
Ron WydenDOR$10,750$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,250$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$30,750$0
John BarrassoRWY$22,400$0
Max BaucusDMT$21,536$0
Mark BegichDAK$4,975$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$34,520$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$8,950$0
Roy BluntRMO$20,000$0
John BoozmanRAR$7,850$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$40,100$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$67,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$20,600$0
Richard BurrRNC$5,650$0
Maria CantwellDWA$22,050$0
Ben CardinDMD$2,650$0
Tom CarperDDE$6,300$0
Bob CaseyDPA$13,500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$10,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$5,500$0
Tom CoburnROK$4,250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$15,450$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$3,900$0
Bob CorkerRTN$40,532$0
John CornynRTX$105,040$0
Mike CrapoRID$7,200$0
Jim DeMintRSC$2,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$8,800$0
John EnsignRNV$500$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$15,800$0
Al FrankenDMN$11,950$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$25,800$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$8,284$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,950$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$10,249$0
Tom HarkinDIA$2,900$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$35,750$0
John HoevenRND$21,900$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$4,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$51,579$0
Dan InouyeDHI$3,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,750$0
Mike JohannsRNE$11,950$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$6,900$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,250$0
John F. KerryDMA$7,775$0
Mark KirkRIL$16,800$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$3,250$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$43,150$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$6,300$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$5,050$0
Mike LeeRUT$7,750$0
Carl LevinDMI$5,500$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$4,501$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$34,100$0
John McCainRAZ$9,350$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$9,000$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$53,900$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,100$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$2,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$28,200$0
Patty MurrayDWA$9,150$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$10,450$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$29,500$0
Rand PaulRKY$9,610$0
Rob PortmanROH$22,250$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$5,750$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$47,175$0
Jim RischRID$3,800$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,050$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$47,800$0
Bernie SandersIVT$700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$18,800$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$7,750$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$7,800$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$15,500$0
Jon TesterDMT$23,100$0
John ThuneRSD$14,871$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$49,650$0
Mark UdallDCO$27,800$0
Tom UdallDNM$13,750$0
David VitterRLA$61,250$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$22,750$0
Jim WebbDVA$1,250$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,250$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$29,900$0
Ron WydenDOR$10,750$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Energy production & distribution$1,553,047

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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