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

      Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

      supported this bill

      Telephone utilities$3,781,343
      Telecommunications$1,228,253
      Cell/wireless service providers$1,220,783
      Communications & Electronics$168,400
      $6,398,779

      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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