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S. 2267 - Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014

Crime and law enforcement. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to modify chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for theft of trade secrets. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014

S. 2267 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to modify chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for theft of trade secrets. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to modify chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for theft of trade secrets.
Other Titles
  • Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014
  • Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014
Sponsor
Christopher A. Coons
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Business ethics
  • Business records
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Crimes against property
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Product development and innovation
  • Trade secrets and economic espionage
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Major Actions
Introduced4/29/2014
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/29/2014
4/29/2014Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
4/29/2014Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

61 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014

61 organizations supported this bill

Abbott Laboratories
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
ABCO Automation
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Action Manufacturing Company
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
AIMS 360
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
ALOM
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
American Prototype
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Amodex
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Amron LLC
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Automated Industrial Machining
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
BC Machining
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Bishop-Wisecarver
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Black Diamond Manufacturing
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Brian Jones Woodworking
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
California Botana International
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Carolina Casting
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Carolina Color Corporation
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Caterpillar
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
Charles Ogg Furniture
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Corning
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
El Mar Inc.
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Eli Lilly
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
Emi-G Knitting
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Equilibar
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Florian Tools
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Focal Technology Soltuions Incorporated
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Gemco
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
General Electric
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
Glier's Meats
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Haley's Corker
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Harjon Manufacturing
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
JD3D Designs
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
JK Adams Co.
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
K&E Plastics
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Kumo Technology
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
LCR Hallcrest
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
LORD Corporation
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Maple Landmark
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Materion
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Micron Technology
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
Microsoft
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
Monsanto
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
National Alliance for Jobs and Innovation
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
National Association of Manufacturers
Christopher Moore (2014, July 29). NAM Applauds Introduction of Trade Secrets Protection Act. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from Shopfloor.
Neenah Enterprises
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Nike
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
Ocean Wave Energy Company
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Paulson Manufacturing
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Pfizer
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
Philips
Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets : Hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet. 113th Cong., 2nd Sess., (2014). (Testimony of Richard A. Hertling). Retrieved August 5, 2014, from US_113_S2267_support_protecttradesecretscoalition_11.pdf.
Precision Truck Products
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Preferred Foam Products
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Procter & Gamble
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
Protect Trade Secrets Coalition
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
Reshoring Initiative
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Stark Mountain Woodworking
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
TAK Enterprises
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
United Technologies
Hertling, Richard A. (2014, June 24). Testimony of Richard A. Hertling at a Hearing on Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets. Retrieved August 5, 2014, from House Judiciary Committee.
Vita Vibe
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
WilliamsRDM
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Zkano
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.
Zuckerman Harpsichords International
NAJI (2014, July 27). Trade Secrets. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from NAJI.

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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$532,008$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$524,515$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$262,339$0
John BarrassoRWY$381,823$0
Mark BegichDAK$263,600$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$529,545$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$265,627$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,192,081$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$814,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$144,986$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$576,982$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$551,205$0
Richard BurrRNC$743,043$0
Maria CantwellDWA$421,797$0
Ben CardinDMD$257,528$0
Tom CarperDDE$509,887$0
Bob CaseyDPA$625,632$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$133,520$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$390,763$0
Tom CoburnROK$208,205$0
William Thad CochranRMS$447,299$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$426,030$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$653,083$0
Bob CorkerRTN$519,982$0
John CornynRTX$885,131$0
Mike CrapoRID$342,871$0
Ted CruzRTX$606,633$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$393,520$0
Dick DurbinDIL$536,859$0
Mike EnziRWY$335,300$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$539,050$0
Deb FischerRNE$232,559$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$328,050$0
Al FrankenDMN$458,906$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,116,528$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$606,741$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$498,649$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$868,636$0
Tom HarkinDIA$143,850$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,154,151$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$284,187$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$139,972$0
Dean HellerRNV$503,019$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$127,389$0
John HoevenRND$293,555$0
Jim InhofeROK$302,258$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$443,200$0
Mike JohannsRNE$39,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$522,988$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$38,980$0
Tim KaineDVA$482,306$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$92,688$0
Mark KirkRIL$1,038,539$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$468,517$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$611,480$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$257,050$0
Mike LeeRUT$232,276$0
Carl LevinDMI$3,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$642,150$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$720,842$0
John McCainRAZ$434,815$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$438,831$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,505,953$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$727,888$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$290,208$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$427,107$0
Jerry MoranRKS$341,363$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$306,918$0
Chris MurphyDCT$427,814$0
Patty MurrayDWA$977,138$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$381,701$0
Rand PaulRKY$332,689$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,698,064$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$558,284$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$158,950$0
Harry ReidDNV$1,141,115$0
Jim RischRID$172,424$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$606,924$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$56,250$0
Marco RubioRFL$571,461$0
Bernie SandersIVT$28,336$0
Brian SchatzDHI$127,750$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$952,015$0
Tim ScottRSC$468,120$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$174,900$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$382,825$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$393,649$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$596,016$0
Jon TesterDMT$360,116$0
John ThuneRSD$593,930$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,056,968$0
Mark UdallDCO$594,194$0
Tom UdallDNM$207,800$0
David VitterRLA$356,500$0
John E. WalshDMT$34,550$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$646,207$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$450,715$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$232,082$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$282,850$0
Ron WydenDOR$842,307$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$532,008$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$524,515$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$262,339$0
John BarrassoRWY$381,823$0
Mark BegichDAK$263,600$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$529,545$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$265,627$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,192,081$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$814,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$144,986$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$576,982$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$551,205$0
Richard BurrRNC$743,043$0
Maria CantwellDWA$421,797$0
Ben CardinDMD$257,528$0
Tom CarperDDE$509,887$0
Bob CaseyDPA$625,632$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$133,520$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$390,763$0
Tom CoburnROK$208,205$0
William Thad CochranRMS$447,299$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$426,030$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$653,083$0
Bob CorkerRTN$519,982$0
John CornynRTX$885,131$0
Mike CrapoRID$342,871$0
Ted CruzRTX$606,633$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$393,520$0
Dick DurbinDIL$536,859$0
Mike EnziRWY$335,300$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$539,050$0
Deb FischerRNE$232,559$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$328,050$0
Al FrankenDMN$458,906$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,116,528$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$606,741$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$498,649$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$868,636$0
Tom HarkinDIA$143,850$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,154,151$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$284,187$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$139,972$0
Dean HellerRNV$503,019$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$127,389$0
John HoevenRND$293,555$0
Jim InhofeROK$302,258$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$443,200$0
Mike JohannsRNE$39,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$522,988$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$38,980$0
Tim KaineDVA$482,306$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$92,688$0
Mark KirkRIL$1,038,539$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$468,517$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$611,480$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$257,050$0
Mike LeeRUT$232,276$0
Carl LevinDMI$3,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$642,150$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$720,842$0
John McCainRAZ$434,815$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$438,831$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,505,953$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$727,888$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$290,208$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$427,107$0
Jerry MoranRKS$341,363$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$306,918$0
Chris MurphyDCT$427,814$0
Patty MurrayDWA$977,138$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$381,701$0
Rand PaulRKY$332,689$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,698,064$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$558,284$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$158,950$0
Harry ReidDNV$1,141,115$0
Jim RischRID$172,424$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$606,924$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$56,250$0
Marco RubioRFL$571,461$0
Bernie SandersIVT$28,336$0
Brian SchatzDHI$127,750$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$952,015$0
Tim ScottRSC$468,120$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$174,900$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$382,825$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$393,649$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$596,016$0
Jon TesterDMT$360,116$0
John ThuneRSD$593,930$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,056,968$0
Mark UdallDCO$594,194$0
Tom UdallDNM$207,800$0
David VitterRLA$356,500$0
John E. WalshDMT$34,550$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$646,207$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$450,715$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$232,082$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$282,850$0
Ron WydenDOR$842,307$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$8,013,411
Defense aerospace contractors$5,057,894
Computer software$4,769,567
Medical Devices & Supplies$4,230,064
Chemicals$3,587,043
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,449,348
Management consultants & services$3,275,861
Computer components & accessories$2,334,244
Alternate energy production & services$1,958,226
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,434,079
Agricultural services & related industries$1,314,697
Clothing & accessories$938,674
Fabricated metal products$888,278
Construction equipment$847,203
Toiletries & cosmetics$839,269
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$803,989
Meat processing & products$662,680
Plastics & Rubber processing & products$628,844
Heavy industrial manufacturing$564,470
General business associations$493,673
Furniture & wood products$424,382
Manufacturing$405,120
Shoes & leather products$315,021
Hardware & tools$241,885
Glass products$218,765
Small arms & ammunition$139,600
Pro-business associations$77,950
Adhesives & Sealants$59,150
Explosives$31,900

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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