S. 1200 - Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015

Commerce. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to promote competition and help consumers save money by giving them the freedom to choose where they buy prescription pet medications, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015

S. 1200 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to promote competition and help consumers save money by giving them the freedom to choose where they buy prescription pet medications, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to promote competition and help consumers save money by giving them the freedom to choose where they buy prescription pet medications, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015
  • Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015
Sponsor
Richard Blumenthal
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Consumer affairs
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Medical ethics
  • Prescription drugs
  • Veterinary medicine and animal diseases
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/06/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/06/2015
5/06/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
5/06/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Veterinarians, which…

opposed this bill

Veterinarians$453,540
$453,540

0 Organizations Supported and 9 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015

0 organizations supported this bill

9 organizations opposed this bill

American Animal Hospital Association
undersigned organizations (2015, May 8). Joint Letter Regarding the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. Retrieved September 23, 2015, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Association of Feline Practitioners
undersigned organizations (2015, May 8). Joint Letter Regarding the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. Retrieved September 23, 2015, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Veterinary Medical Association
undersigned organizations (2015, May 8). Joint Letter Regarding the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. Retrieved September 23, 2015, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
undersigned organizations (2015, May 8). Joint Letter Regarding the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. Retrieved September 23, 2015, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Association of Avian Veterinarians
undersigned organizations (2015, May 8). Joint Letter Regarding the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. Retrieved September 23, 2015, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Association of Shelter Veterinarians
undersigned organizations (2015, May 8). Joint Letter Regarding the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. Retrieved September 23, 2015, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
California Veterinary Medical Association
undersigned organizations (2015, May 8). Joint Letter Regarding the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. Retrieved September 23, 2015, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association
undersigned organizations (2015, May 8). Joint Letter Regarding the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. Retrieved September 23, 2015, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Association of Federal Veterinarians
undersigned organizations (2015, May 8). Joint Letter Regarding the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. Retrieved September 23, 2015, from American Veterinary Medical Association.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from Veterinarians interest groups, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$5,000
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$2,300
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$11,250
John BarrassoRWY$0$2,400
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$11,031
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$2,835
Roy BluntRMO$0$10,750
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$1,000
John BoozmanRAR$0$3,690
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$14,000
Richard BurrRNC$0$1,500
Maria CantwellDWA$0$2,975
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$250
Ben CardinDMD$0$7,250
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$9,650
Bill CassidyRLA$0$7,400
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$1,000
William Thad CochranRMS$0$15,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$4,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$333
Bob CorkerRTN$0$750
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$3,900
Mike CrapoRID$0$7,000
Ted CruzRTX$0$13,200
Steve DainesRMT$0$9,600
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$4,200
Mike EnziRWY$0$4,000
Joni ErnstRIA$0$2,350
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$6,150
Deb FischerRNE$0$20,075
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$3,500
Al FrankenDMN$0$10,930
Cory GardnerRCO$0$7,400
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$5,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$1,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$2,000
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$7,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$9,800
Dean HellerRNV$0$2,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$3,000
Jim InhofeROK$0$750
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$4,000
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$18,440
Tim KaineDVA$0$6,950
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$1,000
Mark KirkRIL$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$11,000
James LankfordROK$0$1,450
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$3,000
Mike LeeRUT$0$800
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$200
John McCainRAZ$0$1,100
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$14,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$5,500
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$4,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$5,503
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$5,000
Jerry MoranRKS$0$13,250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$3,050
Patty MurrayDWA$0$4,700
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$7,950
Rand PaulRKY$0$701
David PerdueRGA$0$6,050
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$500
Rob PortmanROH$0$4,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$6,000
Harry ReidDNV$0$2,500
Jim RischRID$0$1,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$10,000
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$2,615
Bernie SandersIVT$0$25
Ben SasseRNE$0$400
Brian SchatzDHI$0$500
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$2,000
Tim ScottRSC$0$1,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$200
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$3,583
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$4,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$12,000
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$8,150
John ThuneRSD$0$9,650
Thom TillisRNC$0$2,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$3,202
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$1,500
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$2,250
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$5,614
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,600
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$11,838

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$5,000
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$2,300
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$11,250
John BarrassoRWY$0$2,400
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$11,031
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$2,835
Roy BluntRMO$0$10,750
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$1,000
John BoozmanRAR$0$3,690
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$14,000
Richard BurrRNC$0$1,500
Maria CantwellDWA$0$2,975
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$250
Ben CardinDMD$0$7,250
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$9,650
Bill CassidyRLA$0$7,400
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$1,000
William Thad CochranRMS$0$15,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$4,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$333
Bob CorkerRTN$0$750
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$3,900
Mike CrapoRID$0$7,000
Ted CruzRTX$0$13,200
Steve DainesRMT$0$9,600
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$4,200
Mike EnziRWY$0$4,000
Joni ErnstRIA$0$2,350
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$6,150
Deb FischerRNE$0$20,075
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$3,500
Al FrankenDMN$0$10,930
Cory GardnerRCO$0$7,400
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$5,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$1,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$2,000
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$7,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$9,800
Dean HellerRNV$0$2,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$3,000
Jim InhofeROK$0$750
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$4,000
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$18,440
Tim KaineDVA$0$6,950
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$1,000
Mark KirkRIL$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$11,000
James LankfordROK$0$1,450
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$3,000
Mike LeeRUT$0$800
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$200
John McCainRAZ$0$1,100
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$14,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$5,500
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$4,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$5,503
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$5,000
Jerry MoranRKS$0$13,250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$3,050
Patty MurrayDWA$0$4,700
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$7,950
Rand PaulRKY$0$701
David PerdueRGA$0$6,050
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$500
Rob PortmanROH$0$4,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$6,000
Harry ReidDNV$0$2,500
Jim RischRID$0$1,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$10,000
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$2,615
Bernie SandersIVT$0$25
Ben SasseRNE$0$400
Brian SchatzDHI$0$500
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$2,000
Tim ScottRSC$0$1,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$200
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$3,583
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$4,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$12,000
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$8,150
John ThuneRSD$0$9,650
Thom TillisRNC$0$2,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$3,202
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$1,500
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$2,250
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$5,614
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,600
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$11,838

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Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Veterinarians$453,540
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