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S. 1341 - Student Privacy Protection Act

Education. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend section 444 of the General Education Provisions Act in order to improve the privacy protections available to students and their parents, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Student Privacy Protection Act

S. 1341 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend section 444 of the General Education Provisions Act in order to improve the privacy protections available to students and their parents, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend section 444 of the General Education Provisions Act in order to improve the privacy protections available to students and their parents, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Student Privacy Protection Act
  • Student Privacy Protection Act
Sponsor
David Vitter
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Education
    • Academic performance and assessments
    • Accounting and auditing
    • Civil actions and liability
    • Education programs funding
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Firearms and explosives
    • Government information and archives
    • Government studies and investigations
    • Political parties and affiliation
    • Religion
    • Right of privacy
    • Student aid and college costs
    • Student records
    • Teaching, teachers, curricula
    • Vocational and technical education
    Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced5/14/2015
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced5/14/2015
      5/14/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
      5/14/2015Introduced in Senate
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

      Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

      147% more
      $14,631,643
      $106,651
      $14,738,294
      $842,191
      $1,437,356
      $547,752
      $1,301,294
      $1,849,495
      $5,978,088
      5 Organizations Supported and 16 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      Student Privacy Protection Act

      5 organizations supported this bill

      American Principles in Action
      McGroarty, Emmett (2015, May 14). APIA Letter in Support of Student Privacy Protection Act. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from APIA.
      Concerned Women for America
      Undersigned (2015, May 14). Education Liberty Watch Congratulates Senator Vitter & Joins Wave of National Support For Data Privacy Bill – S1341. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Education Liberty Watch.
      Eagle Forum
      Undersigned (2015, May 14). Education Liberty Watch Congratulates Senator Vitter & Joins Wave of National Support For Data Privacy Bill – S1341. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Education Liberty Watch.
      Home School Legal Defense Association
      Undersigned (2015, May 14). Education Liberty Watch Congratulates Senator Vitter & Joins Wave of National Support For Data Privacy Bill – S1341. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Education Liberty Watch.
      Tea Party Network
      Undersigned (2015, May 14). Education Liberty Watch Congratulates Senator Vitter & Joins Wave of National Support For Data Privacy Bill – S1341. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Education Liberty Watch.

      16 organizations opposed this bill

      American Educational Research Association
      American Educational Research Association (2015, May 27). Senate Student Privacy Bill Threatens Use of Education Data. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from AERA.
      American Psychological Association
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      Association of University Centers on Disabilities
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      California Association for Bilingual Education
      undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      Consortium of Social Science Associations
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      Education Development Center
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      Knowledge Alliance
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      McREL International
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      National Association of School Psychologists
      Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). APA and NASP Joint Letter in Opposition to S. 1341. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from American Psychological Association.
      national council for community and education partnerships
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      national school climate center
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      New Leaders
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      SRI International
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      Success for All Foundation
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.
      WestEd
      Undersigned (2015, June 9). Researchers’ Statement on Vitter Privacy Bill. Retrieved June 11, 2015, from Knowledge Alliance.

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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$18,050$79,250
      Kelly AyotteRNH$369,382$83,900
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$86,504
      John BarrassoRWY$18,900$21,750
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$223,014
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$61,925
      Roy BluntRMO$136,336$178,280
      Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,100$110,630
      John BoozmanRAR$21,347$10,550
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$2,500
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$143,457
      Richard BurrRNC$134,199$95,700
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$39,938
      Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$113,725$19,600
      Ben CardinDMD$0$79,500
      Tom CarperDDE$0$22,300
      Bob CaseyDPA$10,000$89,505
      Bill CassidyRLA$303,273$90,249
      Daniel CoatsRIN$1,500$2,500
      William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$31,850
      Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$36,200
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$20,050
      Bob CorkerRTN$28,370$74,316
      John CornynRTX$79,605$52,450
      Tom CottonRAR$1,236,843$29,517
      Mike CrapoRID$36,594$34,375
      Ted CruzRTX$1,886,641$42,638
      Steve DainesRMT$232,526$13,625
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$28,903
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$62,873
      Mike EnziRWY$0$42,500
      Joni ErnstRIA$180,881$2,600
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$78,260
      Deb FischerRNE$194,271$8,750
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,342,999$22,314
      Al FrankenDMN$0$89,784
      Cory GardnerRCO$394,405$42,300
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$-35$115,482
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$29,790
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$153,592$33,710
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$21,500$97,800
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$59,980
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$46,266
      Dean HellerRNV$129,337$18,245
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$26,900
      John HoevenRND$15,400$10,960
      Jim InhofeROK$48,674$9,000
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,445$64,050
      Ron JohnsonRWI$796,764$47,280
      Tim KaineDVA$100$122,594
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$40,167
      Mark KirkRIL$207,275$41,475
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$51,716
      James LankfordROK$149,175$41,286
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$18,335
      Mike LeeRUT$727,234$17,005
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$15,900
      Ed MarkeyDMA$0$147,125
      John McCainRAZ$171,070$44,925
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$128,295
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$228,606$112,025
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$50,650
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$62,312
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$22,911
      Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$33,650
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,750$8,750
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$89,825
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$159,799
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$95,730
      Rand PaulRKY$452,588$23,312
      David PerdueRGA$199,928$60,450
      Gary C. PetersDMI$0$135,900
      Rob PortmanROH$207,586$69,524
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$21,400
      Harry ReidDNV$0$27,100
      Jim RischRID$45,587$10,350
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$96,467$46,864
      Mike RoundsRSD$63,381$39,800
      Marco RubioRFL$859,100$36,445
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$19,335
      Ben SasseRNE$701,202$52,882
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$65,330
      Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$199,099
      Tim ScottRSC$267,161$79,827
      Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$60,539
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$4,000
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$90,141
      Dan SullivanRAK$601,973$15,179
      Jon TesterDMT$0$55,050
      John ThuneRSD$169,563$37,789
      Thom TillisRNC$222,134$43,804
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,278,152$103,758
      Tom UdallDNM$2,000$57,231
      David VitterRLA$1,500$6,250
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$46,322
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,550$334,156
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$62,816
      Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$2,350
      Ron WydenDOR$0$152,790

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      Legislator Filters
      Legislator Filters
      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$79,250
      Kelly AyotteRNH$369,382$83,900
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$86,504
      John BarrassoRWY$18,900$21,750
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$223,014
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$61,925
      Roy BluntRMO$136,336$178,280
      Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,100$110,630
      John BoozmanRAR$21,347$10,550
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$2,500
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$143,457
      Richard BurrRNC$134,199$95,700
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$39,938
      Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$113,725$19,600
      Ben CardinDMD$0$79,500
      Tom CarperDDE$0$22,300
      Bob CaseyDPA$10,000$89,505
      Bill CassidyRLA$303,273$90,249
      Daniel CoatsRIN$1,500$2,500
      William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$31,850
      Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$36,200
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$20,050
      Bob CorkerRTN$28,370$74,316
      John CornynRTX$79,605$52,450
      Tom CottonRAR$1,236,843$29,517
      Mike CrapoRID$36,594$34,375
      Ted CruzRTX$1,886,641$42,638
      Steve DainesRMT$232,526$13,625
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$28,903
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$62,873
      Mike EnziRWY$0$42,500
      Joni ErnstRIA$180,881$2,600
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$78,260
      Deb FischerRNE$194,271$8,750
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,342,999$22,314
      Al FrankenDMN$0$89,784
      Cory GardnerRCO$394,405$42,300
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$-35$115,482
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$29,790
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$153,592$33,710
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$21,500$97,800
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$59,980
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$46,266
      Dean HellerRNV$129,337$18,245
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$26,900
      John HoevenRND$15,400$10,960
      Jim InhofeROK$48,674$9,000
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,445$64,050
      Ron JohnsonRWI$796,764$47,280
      Tim KaineDVA$100$122,594
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$40,167
      Mark KirkRIL$207,275$41,475
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$51,716
      James LankfordROK$149,175$41,286
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$18,335
      Mike LeeRUT$727,234$17,005
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$15,900
      Ed MarkeyDMA$0$147,125
      John McCainRAZ$171,070$44,925
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$128,295
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$228,606$112,025
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$50,650
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$62,312
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$22,911
      Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$33,650
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,750$8,750
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$89,825
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$159,799
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$95,730
      Rand PaulRKY$452,588$23,312
      David PerdueRGA$199,928$60,450
      Gary C. PetersDMI$0$135,900
      Rob PortmanROH$207,586$69,524
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$21,400
      Harry ReidDNV$0$27,100
      Jim RischRID$45,587$10,350
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$96,467$46,864
      Mike RoundsRSD$63,381$39,800
      Marco RubioRFL$859,100$36,445
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$19,335
      Ben SasseRNE$701,202$52,882
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$65,330
      Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$199,099
      Tim ScottRSC$267,161$79,827
      Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$60,539
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$4,000
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$90,141
      Dan SullivanRAK$601,973$15,179
      Jon TesterDMT$0$55,050
      John ThuneRSD$169,563$37,789
      Thom TillisRNC$222,134$43,804
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,278,152$103,758
      Tom UdallDNM$2,000$57,231
      David VitterRLA$1,500$6,250
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$46,322
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,550$334,156
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$62,816
      Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$2,350
      Ron WydenDOR$0$152,790

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
      Christian Conservative$106,651

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Biotech products & research$1,849,495
      Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,437,356
      Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
      Education$842,191
      Health & welfare policy$547,752
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