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S. 1618 - Wireless Innovation Act of 2015

Science, technology, communications. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Wireless Innovation Act of 2015

S. 1618 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Wireless Innovation Act of 2015
  • Wireless Innovation Act of 2015
Sponsor
Marco Rubio
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional oversight
  • Economic performance and conditions
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Internet and video services
  • Land use and conservation
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Technology assessment
  • Telephone and wireless communication
  • User charges and fees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/18/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/18/2015
6/18/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
6/18/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$1,172,188
$170,401
$3,898,953
$5,241,542
$0
5 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Wireless Innovation Act of 2015

5 organizations supported this bill

Competitive Carriers Association
Competitive Carriers Association (2015, June 18). CCA Supports Wireless Innovation Act Efforts to Enhance Mobile Broadband Deployment and Competition. Retrieved June 19, 2015, from CCA.
Consumer Electronics Association
CEA (2015, June 18). CEA Applauds Reintroduction of Wireless Innovation Act. Retrieved June 19, 2015, from CEA.
CTIA - The Wireless Association
CTIA (2015, June 18). CTIA Statement Wireless Innovation Act (S 1618). Retrieved June 19, 2015, from CTIA.
PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association
PCIA (2015, June 18). PCIA Endorses Rubio Bill to Expedite Deployment of Wireless Infrastructure on Federal Lands and Properties. Retrieved June 19, 2015, from PCIA.
Verizon Communications
Verizon (2015, June 12). Verizon Applauds Rubio “Wireless Innovation Act”. Retrieved June 19, 2015, from Verizon.

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$31,700$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$121,935$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$37,050$0
John BarrassoRWY$42,500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$65,850$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$74,400$0
Roy BluntRMO$97,350$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$103,550$0
John BoozmanRAR$37,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$-2,300$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$36,600$0
Richard BurrRNC$51,800$0
Maria CantwellDWA$24,150$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$43,900$0
Ben CardinDMD$14,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$24,400$0
Bob CaseyDPA$30,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA$99,549$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$17,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$121,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$30,700$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$33,750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$29,740$0
John CornynRTX$106,700$0
Tom CottonRAR$94,050$0
Mike CrapoRID$9,500$0
Ted CruzRTX$29,800$0
Steve DainesRMT$50,950$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$13,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$20,825$0
Mike EnziRWY$30,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$15,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$106,500$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$45,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$85,064$0
Cory GardnerRCO$173,250$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$41,500$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$29,325$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$62,775$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$39,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$31,000$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$33,450$0
Dean HellerRNV$82,250$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$29,405$0
John HoevenRND$40,630$0
Jim InhofeROK$33,100$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$36,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$58,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$61,838$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$11,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$15,860$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$81,800$0
James LankfordROK$24,200$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$25,250$0
Mike LeeRUT$45,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$55,050$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$211,220$0
John McCainRAZ$51,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$91,630$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$147,200$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$86,300$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$10,100$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$91,800$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$18,500$0
Chris MurphyDCT$22,939$0
Patty MurrayDWA$43,113$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$119,300$0
Rand PaulRKY$22,575$0
David PerdueRGA$48,400$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$36,500$0
Rob PortmanROH$81,350$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$38,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$41,100$0
Jim RischRID$11,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$59,750$0
Mike RoundsRSD$68,448$0
Marco RubioRFL$73,575$0
Bernie SandersIVT$2,500$0
Ben SasseRNE$35,350$0
Brian SchatzDHI$74,800$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$61,550$0
Tim ScottRSC$89,849$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$11,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$34,200$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$30,750$0
Dan SullivanRAK$36,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$58,420$0
John ThuneRSD$154,750$0
Thom TillisRNC$36,700$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$76,870$0
Tom UdallDNM$49,250$0
David VitterRLA$6,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$99,225$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$35,696$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$24,050$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$72,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$51,036$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$31,700$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$121,935$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$37,050$0
John BarrassoRWY$42,500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$65,850$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$74,400$0
Roy BluntRMO$97,350$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$103,550$0
John BoozmanRAR$37,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$-2,300$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$36,600$0
Richard BurrRNC$51,800$0
Maria CantwellDWA$24,150$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$43,900$0
Ben CardinDMD$14,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$24,400$0
Bob CaseyDPA$30,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA$99,549$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$17,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$121,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$30,700$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$33,750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$29,740$0
John CornynRTX$106,700$0
Tom CottonRAR$94,050$0
Mike CrapoRID$9,500$0
Ted CruzRTX$29,800$0
Steve DainesRMT$50,950$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$13,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$20,825$0
Mike EnziRWY$30,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$15,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$106,500$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$45,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$85,064$0
Cory GardnerRCO$173,250$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$41,500$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$29,325$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$62,775$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$39,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$31,000$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$33,450$0
Dean HellerRNV$82,250$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$29,405$0
John HoevenRND$40,630$0
Jim InhofeROK$33,100$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$36,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$58,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$61,838$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$11,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$15,860$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$81,800$0
James LankfordROK$24,200$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$25,250$0
Mike LeeRUT$45,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$55,050$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$211,220$0
John McCainRAZ$51,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$91,630$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$147,200$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$86,300$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$10,100$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$91,800$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$18,500$0
Chris MurphyDCT$22,939$0
Patty MurrayDWA$43,113$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$119,300$0
Rand PaulRKY$22,575$0
David PerdueRGA$48,400$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$36,500$0
Rob PortmanROH$81,350$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$38,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$41,100$0
Jim RischRID$11,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$59,750$0
Mike RoundsRSD$68,448$0
Marco RubioRFL$73,575$0
Bernie SandersIVT$2,500$0
Ben SasseRNE$35,350$0
Brian SchatzDHI$74,800$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$61,550$0
Tim ScottRSC$89,849$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$11,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$34,200$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$30,750$0
Dan SullivanRAK$36,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$58,420$0
John ThuneRSD$154,750$0
Thom TillisRNC$36,700$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$76,870$0
Tom UdallDNM$49,250$0
David VitterRLA$6,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$99,225$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$35,696$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$24,050$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$72,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$51,036$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Telephone utilities$3,898,953
Cell/wireless service providers$1,172,188
Communications & Electronics$170,401

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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