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

S. 1472 - Broadband Adoption Act of 2015

Science, technology, communications. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to reform and modernize the Universal Service Fund Lifeline Assistance Program. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Broadband Adoption Act of 2015

S. 1472 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to reform and modernize the Universal Service Fund Lifeline Assistance Program. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to reform and modernize the Universal Service Fund Lifeline Assistance Program.
Other Titles
  • Broadband Adoption Act of 2015
  • Broadband Adoption Act of 2015
Sponsor
Christopher Murphy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Internet and video services
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
  • Telecommunication rates and fees
  • Telephone and wireless communication
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/01/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/01/2015
6/01/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
6/01/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$4,571,011
$750
$45,000
$3,898,953
$1,172,188
$612,336
$10,300,238
$0
6 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Broadband Adoption Act of 2015

6 organizations supported this bill

CTIA - The Wireless Association
CTIA - The Wireless Association (2015, June 1). CTIA-The Wireless Association Statement on the Matsui-Booker Lifeline Legislation. Retrieved June 3, 2015, from CTIA - The Wireless Association.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (2015, June 1). Civil and Human Rights Coalition Applauds Bill to Modernize Lifeline Program. Retrieved June 2, 2015, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Hispanic Media Coalition
National Hispanic Media Coalition (2015, June 1). NHMC Supports Introduction of the Broadband Adoption Act. Retrieved June 5, 2015, from NHMC.
NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
National Cable & Telecommunications Association (2015, June 1). Statement of NCTA Regarding the Reintroduction of the Broadband Adoption Act. Retrieved June 2, 2015, from National Cable & Telecommunications Association.
Public Knowledge
Stella, Shiva (2015, June 1). Public Knowledge Applauds Introduction of Broadband Adoption Act. Retrieved June 2, 2015, from Public Knowledge.
Verizon Communications
Verizon (2015, June 1). Statement: Verizon Supports Efforts to Modernize Lifeline. Retrieved June 2, 2015, from Verizon Public Policy Blog.

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$75,500$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$208,685$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$56,800$0
John BarrassoRWY$90,500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$142,850$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$198,500$0
Roy BluntRMO$203,050$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$220,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$76,950$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$700$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$86,225$0
Richard BurrRNC$85,600$0
Maria CantwellDWA$36,100$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$56,900$0
Ben CardinDMD$39,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$53,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$148,863$0
Bill CassidyRLA$105,499$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$30,300$0
William Thad CochranRMS$168,600$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$58,750$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$93,950$0
Bob CorkerRTN$48,500$0
John CornynRTX$176,150$0
Tom CottonRAR$156,850$0
Mike CrapoRID$20,500$0
Ted CruzRTX$87,299$0
Steve DainesRMT$85,550$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$36,700$0
Dick DurbinDIL$69,225$0
Mike EnziRWY$66,700$0
Joni ErnstRIA$31,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$53,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$161,350$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$70,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$88,964$0
Cory GardnerRCO$263,800$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$126,235$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$73,025$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$117,825$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$104,750$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$55,783$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$68,250$0
Dean HellerRNV$158,750$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$147,265$0
John HoevenRND$54,130$0
Jim InhofeROK$63,600$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$96,450$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$106,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$155,071$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$37,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$31,360$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$128,050$0
James LankfordROK$92,200$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$99,350$0
Mike LeeRUT$95,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$75,050$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$382,370$0
John McCainRAZ$144,763$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$175,067$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$314,525$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$157,300$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$25,600$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$142,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$86,939$0
Patty MurrayDWA$97,913$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$167,400$0
Rand PaulRKY$45,775$0
David PerdueRGA$99,200$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$76,950$0
Rob PortmanROH$155,850$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$64,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$87,200$0
Jim RischRID$26,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$104,750$0
Mike RoundsRSD$89,148$0
Marco RubioRFL$129,225$0
Bernie SandersIVT$4,300$0
Ben SasseRNE$54,350$0
Brian SchatzDHI$198,050$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$128,450$0
Tim ScottRSC$209,249$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$41,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$115,640$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$27,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$66,388$0
Dan SullivanRAK$40,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$113,670$0
John ThuneRSD$276,550$0
Thom TillisRNC$60,700$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$199,191$0
Tom UdallDNM$109,950$0
David VitterRLA$8,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$183,375$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$43,135$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$47,675$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$132,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$72,436$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$75,500$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$208,685$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$56,800$0
John BarrassoRWY$90,500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$142,850$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$198,500$0
Roy BluntRMO$203,050$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$220,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$76,950$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$700$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$86,225$0
Richard BurrRNC$85,600$0
Maria CantwellDWA$36,100$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$56,900$0
Ben CardinDMD$39,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$53,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$148,863$0
Bill CassidyRLA$105,499$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$30,300$0
William Thad CochranRMS$168,600$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$58,750$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$93,950$0
Bob CorkerRTN$48,500$0
John CornynRTX$176,150$0
Tom CottonRAR$156,850$0
Mike CrapoRID$20,500$0
Ted CruzRTX$87,299$0
Steve DainesRMT$85,550$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$36,700$0
Dick DurbinDIL$69,225$0
Mike EnziRWY$66,700$0
Joni ErnstRIA$31,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$53,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$161,350$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$70,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$88,964$0
Cory GardnerRCO$263,800$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$126,235$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$73,025$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$117,825$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$104,750$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$55,783$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$68,250$0
Dean HellerRNV$158,750$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$147,265$0
John HoevenRND$54,130$0
Jim InhofeROK$63,600$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$96,450$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$106,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$155,071$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$37,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$31,360$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$128,050$0
James LankfordROK$92,200$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$99,350$0
Mike LeeRUT$95,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$75,050$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$382,370$0
John McCainRAZ$144,763$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$175,067$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$314,525$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$157,300$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$25,600$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$142,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$86,939$0
Patty MurrayDWA$97,913$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$167,400$0
Rand PaulRKY$45,775$0
David PerdueRGA$99,200$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$76,950$0
Rob PortmanROH$155,850$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$64,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$87,200$0
Jim RischRID$26,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$104,750$0
Mike RoundsRSD$89,148$0
Marco RubioRFL$129,225$0
Bernie SandersIVT$4,300$0
Ben SasseRNE$54,350$0
Brian SchatzDHI$198,050$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$128,450$0
Tim ScottRSC$209,249$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$41,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$115,640$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$27,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$66,388$0
Dan SullivanRAK$40,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$113,670$0
John ThuneRSD$276,550$0
Thom TillisRNC$60,700$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$199,191$0
Tom UdallDNM$109,950$0
David VitterRLA$8,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$183,375$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$43,135$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$47,675$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$132,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$72,436$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Cable distributors & service providers$4,571,011
Telephone utilities$3,898,953
Cell/wireless service providers$1,172,188
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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