Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 114th Congress.

S. 1260 - Sunshine in Sponsorship Identification Act

Science, technology, communications. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to revise and update its sponsorship identification rules applicable to commercial and political advertising. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Sunshine in Sponsorship Identification Act

S. 1260 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to revise and update its sponsorship identification rules applicable to commercial and political advertising. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to revise and update its sponsorship identification rules applicable to commercial and political advertising.
Other Titles
  • Sunshine in Sponsorship Identification Act
  • Sunshine in Sponsorship Identification Act
Sponsor
Bill Nelson
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Government information and archives
  • Marketing and advertising
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    Major Actions
    Introduced5/07/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/07/2015
    5/07/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    5/07/2015Introduced in Senate
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $750
    $525,766
    $7,379,240
    $7,905,756
    $0
    6 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Sunshine in Sponsorship Identification Act

    6 organizations supported this bill

    Americans for Democratic Action
    Undersigned organizations (2015, May 29). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 1260. Retrieved March 9, 2016, from Campaign Legal Center.
    Campaign Legal Center
    Undersigned organizations (2015, May 29). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 1260. Retrieved March 9, 2016, from Campaign Legal Center.
    Common Cause
    Undersigned organizations (2015, May 29). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 1260. Retrieved March 9, 2016, from Campaign Legal Center.
    Free Press
    Undersigned organizations (2015, May 29). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 1260. Retrieved March 9, 2016, from Campaign Legal Center.
    Sunlight Foundation
    Undersigned organizations (2015, May 29). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 1260. Retrieved March 9, 2016, from Campaign Legal Center.
    United Church of Christ
    Undersigned organizations (2015, May 29). Coalition Letter in Support of S. 1260. Retrieved March 9, 2016, from Campaign Legal Center.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, 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$10,150$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$9,088$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$574,430$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$668,913$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$13,885$0
    Roy BluntRMO$4,550$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$93,634$0
    John BoozmanRAR$10,585$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$5,147$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$538,179$0
    Richard BurrRNC$7,950$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$13,210$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$39,750$0
    Tom CarperDDE$17,150$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$68,650$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$7,900$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$250$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$1,500$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$74,722$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$10,100$0
    John CornynRTX$5,000$0
    Tom CottonRAR$21,620$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$15,049$0
    Steve DainesRMT$1,400$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$64,894$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$55,838$0
    Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$750$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,372$0
    Deb FischerRNE$1,500$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,500$0
    Al FrankenDMN$228,504$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$9,703$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$140,221$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,700$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,750$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$159,462$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$61,600$0
    Dean HellerRNV$3,500$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$86,413$0
    John HoevenRND$2,333$0
    Jim InhofeROK$250$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,600$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$675$0
    Tim KaineDVA$355,945$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$29,215$0
    Mark KirkRIL$3,320$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$29,713$0
    James LankfordROK$7,600$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,815$0
    Mike LeeRUT$253$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$32,125$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$192,823$0
    John McCainRAZ$3,975$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$155,286$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,700$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$16,450$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$98,903$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$350$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$273,495$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$212,902$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$86,818$0
    Rand PaulRKY$5,395$0
    David PerdueRGA$5,400$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$238,720$0
    Rob PortmanROH$10,520$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$8,275$0
    Harry ReidDNV$2,867$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$1,750$0
    Marco RubioRFL$15,522$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$322,235$0
    Ben SasseRNE$3,700$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$110,626$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$92,172$0
    Tim ScottRSC$4,300$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$123,910$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$79,066$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,845$0
    Jon TesterDMT$143,122$0
    John ThuneRSD$2,771$0
    Thom TillisRNC$7,201$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$12,634$0
    Tom UdallDNM$93,671$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$57,564$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,823,568$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$25,857$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$250$0
    Ron WydenDOR$77,750$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$10,150$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$9,088$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$574,430$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$668,913$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$13,885$0
    Roy BluntRMO$4,550$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$93,634$0
    John BoozmanRAR$10,585$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$5,147$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$538,179$0
    Richard BurrRNC$7,950$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$13,210$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$39,750$0
    Tom CarperDDE$17,150$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$68,650$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$7,900$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$250$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$1,500$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$74,722$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$10,100$0
    John CornynRTX$5,000$0
    Tom CottonRAR$21,620$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$15,049$0
    Steve DainesRMT$1,400$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$64,894$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$55,838$0
    Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$750$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,372$0
    Deb FischerRNE$1,500$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,500$0
    Al FrankenDMN$228,504$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$9,703$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$140,221$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,700$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,750$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$159,462$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$61,600$0
    Dean HellerRNV$3,500$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$86,413$0
    John HoevenRND$2,333$0
    Jim InhofeROK$250$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,600$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$675$0
    Tim KaineDVA$355,945$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$29,215$0
    Mark KirkRIL$3,320$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$29,713$0
    James LankfordROK$7,600$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,815$0
    Mike LeeRUT$253$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$32,125$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$192,823$0
    John McCainRAZ$3,975$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$155,286$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,700$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$16,450$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$98,903$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$350$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$273,495$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$212,902$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$86,818$0
    Rand PaulRKY$5,395$0
    David PerdueRGA$5,400$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$238,720$0
    Rob PortmanROH$10,520$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$8,275$0
    Harry ReidDNV$2,867$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$1,750$0
    Marco RubioRFL$15,522$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$322,235$0
    Ben SasseRNE$3,700$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$110,626$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$92,172$0
    Tim ScottRSC$4,300$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$123,910$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$79,066$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,845$0
    Jon TesterDMT$143,122$0
    John ThuneRSD$2,771$0
    Thom TillisRNC$7,201$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$12,634$0
    Tom UdallDNM$93,671$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$57,564$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,823,568$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$25,857$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$250$0
    Ron WydenDOR$77,750$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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