Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 113th Congress.

S. 134 - Violent Content Research Act of 2013

Commerce. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to arrange for the National Academy of Sciences to study the impact of violent video games and violent video programming on children. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Violent Content Research Act of 2013

S. 134 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to arrange for the National Academy of Sciences to study the impact of violent video games and violent video programming on children. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to arrange for the National Academy of Sciences to study the impact of violent video games and violent video programming on children.
Other Titles
  • Violent Content Research Act of 2013
  • Violent Content Research Act of 2013
  • Violent Content Research Act of 2013
Sponsor
John D. Rockefeller, IV
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Child health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Games and hobbies
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Internet and video services
  • Mental health
  • Violent crime
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    Major Actions
    Introduced1/24/2013
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/24/2013
    1/24/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    1/24/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
    1/24/2013Introduced in Senate
    Put on a legislative calendar7/30/2013Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    12/17/2013Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-126.
    Put on a legislative calendar12/17/2013Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 262.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $4,152,100
    $3,697,920
    $7,850,020
    $0
    2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Violent Content Research Act of 2013

    2 organizations supported this bill

    Motion Picture Association of America
    Brian Dietz / Kate Bedingfield (2013, July 30). NCTA-MPAA Statement Regarding Today's Senate Commerce Markup. Retrieved September 19, 2014, from NCTA.
    NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
    Brian Dietz / Kate Bedingfield (2013, July 30). NCTA-MPAA Statement Regarding Today's Senate Commerce Markup. Retrieved September 19, 2014, from NCTA.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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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, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$51,300$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$52,900$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$97,127$0
    John BarrassoRWY$54,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$29,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$147,850$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$229,283$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$141,933$0
    Roy BluntRMO$63,916$0
    John BoozmanRAR$13,900$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$325,571$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$116,925$0
    Richard BurrRNC$26,200$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$63,082$0
    Ben CardinDMD$70,123$0
    Tom CarperDDE$25,150$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$119,050$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$-4,000$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$14,500$0
    Tom CoburnROK$25,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$50,100$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$67,650$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$156,557$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$32,750$0
    John CornynRTX$76,400$0
    Mike CrapoRID$7,500$0
    Ted CruzRTX$64,699$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$26,450$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$69,350$0
    Mike EnziRWY$38,700$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$131,990$0
    Deb FischerRNE$33,000$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$24,750$0
    Al FrankenDMN$271,286$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$386,691$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$79,676$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$59,900$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$109,079$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$92,250$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$42,817$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$60,351$0
    Dean HellerRNV$102,800$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$25,535$0
    John HoevenRND$13,900$0
    Jim InhofeROK$26,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$66,500$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$10,250$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$8,800$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$122,465$0
    John F. KerryDMA$18,100$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$29,500$0
    Mark KirkRIL$50,450$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$104,723$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$147,157$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$5,500$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$171,200$0
    Mike LeeRUT$8,650$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$33,500$0
    John McCainRAZ$52,270$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$218,472$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$180,975$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$89,700$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$44,100$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$23,800$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$25,450$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$115,450$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$39,850$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,550$0
    Rand PaulRKY$7,250$0
    Rob PortmanROH$28,250$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$189,600$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$34,999$0
    Harry ReidDNV$326,400$0
    Jim RischRID$16,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$48,550$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$20,000$0
    Marco RubioRFL$35,550$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$24,550$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$70,150$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$257,150$0
    Tim ScottRSC$71,750$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$31,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$128,432$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$18,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$55,465$0
    Jon TesterDMT$115,750$0
    John ThuneRSD$83,150$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$63,550$0
    Mark UdallDCO$169,995$0
    Tom UdallDNM$88,863$0
    David VitterRLA$23,600$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$108,150$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$274,400$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$106,913$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$59,250$0
    Ron WydenDOR$33,400$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$51,300$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$52,900$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$97,127$0
    John BarrassoRWY$54,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$29,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$147,850$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$229,283$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$141,933$0
    Roy BluntRMO$63,916$0
    John BoozmanRAR$13,900$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$325,571$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$116,925$0
    Richard BurrRNC$26,200$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$63,082$0
    Ben CardinDMD$70,123$0
    Tom CarperDDE$25,150$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$119,050$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$-4,000$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$14,500$0
    Tom CoburnROK$25,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$50,100$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$67,650$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$156,557$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$32,750$0
    John CornynRTX$76,400$0
    Mike CrapoRID$7,500$0
    Ted CruzRTX$64,699$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$26,450$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$69,350$0
    Mike EnziRWY$38,700$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$131,990$0
    Deb FischerRNE$33,000$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$24,750$0
    Al FrankenDMN$271,286$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$386,691$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$79,676$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$59,900$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$109,079$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$92,250$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$42,817$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$60,351$0
    Dean HellerRNV$102,800$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$25,535$0
    John HoevenRND$13,900$0
    Jim InhofeROK$26,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$66,500$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$10,250$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$8,800$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$122,465$0
    John F. KerryDMA$18,100$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$29,500$0
    Mark KirkRIL$50,450$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$104,723$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$147,157$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$5,500$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$171,200$0
    Mike LeeRUT$8,650$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$33,500$0
    John McCainRAZ$52,270$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$218,472$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$180,975$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$89,700$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$44,100$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$23,800$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$25,450$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$115,450$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$39,850$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,550$0
    Rand PaulRKY$7,250$0
    Rob PortmanROH$28,250$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$189,600$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$34,999$0
    Harry ReidDNV$326,400$0
    Jim RischRID$16,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$48,550$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$20,000$0
    Marco RubioRFL$35,550$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$24,550$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$70,150$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$257,150$0
    Tim ScottRSC$71,750$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$31,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$128,432$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$18,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$55,465$0
    Jon TesterDMT$115,750$0
    John ThuneRSD$83,150$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$63,550$0
    Mark UdallDCO$169,995$0
    Tom UdallDNM$88,863$0
    David VitterRLA$23,600$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$108,150$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$274,400$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$106,913$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$59,250$0
    Ron WydenDOR$33,400$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Cable distributors & service providers$4,152,100
    Motion Picture production & distribution$3,697,920

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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