S. 2473 - Wireless Innovation Act of 2014

Science, technology, communications. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Wireless Innovation Act of 2014

S. 2473 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Wireless Innovation Act of 2014
  • Wireless Innovation Act of 2014
Sponsor
Marco Rubio
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Science, technology, communications
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Congressional oversight
    • Economic performance and conditions
    • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    • Government studies and investigations
    • Internet and video services
    • Licensing and registrations
    • Public contracts and procurement
    • Research administration and funding
    • Research and development
    • Technology assessment
    • Telephone and wireless communication
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      Major Actions
      Introduced6/12/2014
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced6/12/2014
      6/12/2014Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
      6/12/2014Introduced in Senate
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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      Contributions

      1. January - February 2009 For $105,050 Against $0
      2. March - April 2009 For $179,750 Against $0
      3. May - June 2009 For $230,072 Against $0
      4. July - August 2009 For $125,519 Against $0
      5. September - October 2009 For $131,569 Against $0
      6. November - December 2009 For $122,950 Against $0
      7. January - February 2010 For $63,690 Against $0
      8. March - April 2010 For $209,170 Against $0
      9. May - June 2010 For $242,140 Against $0
      10. July - August 2010 For $193,600 Against $0
      11. September - October 2010 For $436,523 Against $0
      12. November - December 2010 For $44,900 Against $0
      13. January - February 2011 For $98,900 Against $0
      14. March - April 2011 For $160,825 Against $0
      15. May - June 2011 For $254,200 Against $0
      16. July - August 2011 For $108,900 Against $0
      17. September - October 2011 For $169,000 Against $0
      18. November - December 2011 For $182,200 Against $0
      19. January - February 2012 For $73,950 Against $0
      20. March - April 2012 For $231,750 Against $0
      21. May - June 2012 For $216,100 Against $0
      22. July - August 2012 For $110,703 Against $0
      23. September - October 2012 For $220,029 Against $0
      24. November - December 2012 For $86,025 Against $0
      25. January - February 2013 For $188,350 Against $0
      26. March - April 2013 For $329,550 Against $0
      27. May - June 2013 For $242,875 Against $0
      28. July - August 2013 For $94,150 Against $0
      29. September - October 2013 For $170,691 Against $0
      30. November - December 2013 For $246,060 Against $0
      31. January - February 2014 For $125,050 Against $0
      32. March - April 2014 For $172,114 Against $0
      33. May - June 2014 For $345,033 Against $0
      34. July - August 2014 For $122,200 Against $0
      35. September - October 2014 For $319,941 Against $0
      36. November - December 2014 For $45,250 Against $0

      Votes

        4 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

        Organizations that took a position on
        Wireless Innovation Act of 2014

        4 organizations supported this bill

        Consumer Electronics Association
        Laura Hubbard (2014, June 12). CEA Commends Sen. Rubio for Introduction of the Wireless Innovation Act. Retrieved June 18, 2014, from CEA.
        PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association
        PCIA (2014, June 11). Adelstein Praises Rubio Plan to Speed Deployment of Wireless Infrastructure. Retrieved June 18, 2014, from PCIA.
        T-Mobile
        John Eggerton (2014, June 12). Rubio Introduces Wireless Innovation Act. Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved June 18, 2014, from http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/rubio-introduces-wireless-innovation-act/131746.
        Verizon Communications
        Rich Young (2014, June 12). Verizon Applauds Rubio "Wireless Innovation Act". Retrieved June 18, 2014, from Verizon.

        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$32,700$0
        Kelly AyotteRNH$123,633$0
        Tammy BaldwinDWI$39,750$0
        John BarrassoRWY$48,500$0
        Mark BegichDAK$127,400$0
        Michael F. BennetDCO$159,488$0
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$51,100$0
        Roy BluntRMO$126,858$0
        Cory A. BookerDNJ$100,550$0
        John BoozmanRAR$39,550$0
        Barbara BoxerDCA$42,040$0
        Sherrod BrownDOH$37,050$0
        Richard BurrRNC$60,240$0
        Maria CantwellDWA$31,950$0
        Ben CardinDMD$15,000$0
        Tom CarperDDE$31,100$0
        Bob CaseyDPA$34,900$0
        Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$19,500$0
        Daniel CoatsRIN$28,800$0
        Tom CoburnROK$19,100$0
        William Thad CochranRMS$108,800$0
        Susan M. CollinsRME$31,200$0
        Christopher A. CoonsDDE$42,450$0
        Bob CorkerRTN$34,950$0
        John CornynRTX$113,800$0
        Mike CrapoRID$21,000$0
        Ted CruzRTX$29,850$0
        Joe DonnellyDIN$19,000$0
        Dick DurbinDIL$26,900$0
        Mike EnziRWY$26,500$0
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,800$0
        Deb FischerRNE$89,000$0
        Jeff FlakeRAZ$47,500$0
        Al FrankenDMN$85,464$0
        Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$106,550$0
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$34,247$0
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$57,850$0
        Kay R. HaganDNC$37,350$0
        Tom HarkinDIA$6,500$0
        Orrin G. HatchRUT$44,500$0
        Martin HeinrichDNM$35,500$0
        Heidi HeitkampDND$30,700$0
        Dean HellerRNV$88,750$0
        Mazie K. HironoDHI$27,655$0
        John HoevenRND$47,400$0
        Jim InhofeROK$35,600$0
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$93,861$0
        Mike JohannsRNE$37,000$0
        Ron JohnsonRWI$51,200$0
        Tim JohnsonDSD$14,500$0
        Tim KaineDVA$60,838$0
        Angus S. King, Jr.IME$3,000$0
        Mark KirkRIL$33,275$0
        Amy KlobucharDMN$102,975$0
        Mary L. LandrieuDLA$109,076$0
        Patrick J. LeahyDVT$31,550$0
        Mike LeeRUT$39,250$0
        Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
        Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$66,300$0
        Ed MarkeyDMA$385,820$0
        John McCainRAZ$80,050$0
        Claire McCaskillDMO$129,230$0
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$168,200$0
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$117,200$0
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,500$0
        Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$21,000$0
        Jerry MoranRKS$97,750$0
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$59,600$0
        Chris MurphyDCT$45,239$0
        Patty MurrayDWA$57,458$0
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$124,950$0
        Rand PaulRKY$12,000$0
        Rob PortmanROH$74,808$0
        Mark L. PryorDAR$216,550$0
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$34,900$0
        Harry ReidDNV$188,700$0
        Jim RischRID$15,500$0
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$73,600$0
        John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$56,000$0
        Marco RubioRFL$79,200$0
        Bernie SandersIVT$2,500$0
        Brian SchatzDHI$24,100$0
        Chuck SchumerDNY$142,750$0
        Tim ScottRSC$79,599$0
        Jeff SessionsRAL$15,600$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$31,700$0
        Richard C. ShelbyRAL$17,500$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$31,250$0
        Jon TesterDMT$57,600$0
        John ThuneRSD$127,250$0
        Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$62,050$0
        Mark UdallDCO$156,150$0
        Tom UdallDNM$53,500$0
        David VitterRLA$47,000$0
        John E. WalshDMT$8,450$0
        Mark R. WarnerDVA$140,825$0
        Elizabeth WarrenDMA$35,400$0
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$36,750$0
        Roger F. WickerRMS$112,300$0
        Ron WydenDOR$92,400$0

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        NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
        That Supported
        $ From Interest Groups
        That Opposed
        Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$32,700$0
        Kelly AyotteRNH$123,633$0
        Tammy BaldwinDWI$39,750$0
        John BarrassoRWY$48,500$0
        Mark BegichDAK$127,400$0
        Michael F. BennetDCO$159,488$0
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$51,100$0
        Roy BluntRMO$126,858$0
        Cory A. BookerDNJ$100,550$0
        John BoozmanRAR$39,550$0
        Barbara BoxerDCA$42,040$0
        Sherrod BrownDOH$37,050$0
        Richard BurrRNC$60,240$0
        Maria CantwellDWA$31,950$0
        Ben CardinDMD$15,000$0
        Tom CarperDDE$31,100$0
        Bob CaseyDPA$34,900$0
        Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$19,500$0
        Daniel CoatsRIN$28,800$0
        Tom CoburnROK$19,100$0
        William Thad CochranRMS$108,800$0
        Susan M. CollinsRME$31,200$0
        Christopher A. CoonsDDE$42,450$0
        Bob CorkerRTN$34,950$0
        John CornynRTX$113,800$0
        Mike CrapoRID$21,000$0
        Ted CruzRTX$29,850$0
        Joe DonnellyDIN$19,000$0
        Dick DurbinDIL$26,900$0
        Mike EnziRWY$26,500$0
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,800$0
        Deb FischerRNE$89,000$0
        Jeff FlakeRAZ$47,500$0
        Al FrankenDMN$85,464$0
        Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$106,550$0
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$34,247$0
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$57,850$0
        Kay R. HaganDNC$37,350$0
        Tom HarkinDIA$6,500$0
        Orrin G. HatchRUT$44,500$0
        Martin HeinrichDNM$35,500$0
        Heidi HeitkampDND$30,700$0
        Dean HellerRNV$88,750$0
        Mazie K. HironoDHI$27,655$0
        John HoevenRND$47,400$0
        Jim InhofeROK$35,600$0
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$93,861$0
        Mike JohannsRNE$37,000$0
        Ron JohnsonRWI$51,200$0
        Tim JohnsonDSD$14,500$0
        Tim KaineDVA$60,838$0
        Angus S. King, Jr.IME$3,000$0
        Mark KirkRIL$33,275$0
        Amy KlobucharDMN$102,975$0
        Mary L. LandrieuDLA$109,076$0
        Patrick J. LeahyDVT$31,550$0
        Mike LeeRUT$39,250$0
        Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
        Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$66,300$0
        Ed MarkeyDMA$385,820$0
        John McCainRAZ$80,050$0
        Claire McCaskillDMO$129,230$0
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$168,200$0
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$117,200$0
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,500$0
        Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$21,000$0
        Jerry MoranRKS$97,750$0
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$59,600$0
        Chris MurphyDCT$45,239$0
        Patty MurrayDWA$57,458$0
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$124,950$0
        Rand PaulRKY$12,000$0
        Rob PortmanROH$74,808$0
        Mark L. PryorDAR$216,550$0
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$34,900$0
        Harry ReidDNV$188,700$0
        Jim RischRID$15,500$0
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$73,600$0
        John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$56,000$0
        Marco RubioRFL$79,200$0
        Bernie SandersIVT$2,500$0
        Brian SchatzDHI$24,100$0
        Chuck SchumerDNY$142,750$0
        Tim ScottRSC$79,599$0
        Jeff SessionsRAL$15,600$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$31,700$0
        Richard C. ShelbyRAL$17,500$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$31,250$0
        Jon TesterDMT$57,600$0
        John ThuneRSD$127,250$0
        Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$62,050$0
        Mark UdallDCO$156,150$0
        Tom UdallDNM$53,500$0
        David VitterRLA$47,000$0
        John E. WalshDMT$8,450$0
        Mark R. WarnerDVA$140,825$0
        Elizabeth WarrenDMA$35,400$0
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$36,750$0
        Roger F. WickerRMS$112,300$0
        Ron WydenDOR$92,400$0

        Interest Groups that supported this bill

        $ Donated
        Telephone utilities$3,781,343
        Telecommunications$1,228,253
        Cell/wireless service providers$1,220,783
        Communications & Electronics$168,400

        Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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