S. 1599 - Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015

Commerce. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide anti-retaliation protections for antitrust whistleblowers. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on July 21, 2015 
Senate Vote: On Passage

by voice vote on July 22, 2015.

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Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015

S. 1599 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to provide anti-retaliation protections for antitrust whistleblowers. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide anti-retaliation protections for antitrust whistleblowers.
Other Titles
  • Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015
  • Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015
  • Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015
  • Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015
Sponsor
Chuck Grassley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative remedies
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Competition and antitrust
  • Congressional oversight
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced6/17/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Senate7/22/2015
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.7/22/2015 by voice vote
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/17/2015
    6/17/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    6/17/2015Introduced in Senate
    Put on a legislative calendar7/16/2015Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    7/16/2015Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Grassley with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar7/16/2015Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 151.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage7/22/2015Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    7/23/2015Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    7/23/2015Received in the House.
    7/23/2015Held at the desk.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Consumer groups, which…

    supported this bill

    Consumer groups$750
    $750

    1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

    1 organization supported this bill

    National Whistleblower Center
    Kohn, Stephen M. (2016, June 24). Pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act. Retrieved June 24, 2016, from National Whistleblower Center.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Consumer groups 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
    Vote
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0Yes
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0Yes
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0Yes
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0Yes
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0Yes
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
    Tom CottonRAR$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0Yes
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0Yes
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0Yes
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0Yes
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0Yes
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0Yes
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0Yes
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0Yes
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0Yes
    John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
    Tim KaineDVA$0$0Yes
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0Yes
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
    James LankfordROK$0$0Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0Yes
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0Yes
    David PerdueRGA$0$0Yes
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0Yes
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
    Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0Yes
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0Yes
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0Yes
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0Yes
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0Yes
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0Yes
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0Yes
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0Yes
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0Yes
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0Yes
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
    Tom CottonRAR$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0Yes
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0Yes
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0Yes
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0Yes
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0Yes
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0Yes
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0Yes
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0Yes
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0Yes
    John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
    Tim KaineDVA$0$0Yes
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0Yes
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
    James LankfordROK$0$0Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0Yes
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0Yes
    David PerdueRGA$0$0Yes
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0Yes
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
    Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0Yes
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0Yes
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0Yes
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0Yes
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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