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

S. 2555 - MOBILE NOW Act

Science, technology, communications. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide opportunities for broadband investment, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

MOBILE NOW Act

S. 2555 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to provide opportunities for broadband investment, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide opportunities for broadband investment, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Making Opportunities for Broadband Investment and Limiting Excessive and Needless Obstacles to Wireless Act
  • MOBILE NOW Act
  • Making Opportunities for Broadband Investment and Limiting Excessive and Needless Obstacles to Wireless Act
  • MOBILE NOW Act
  • Wireless Telecommunications Tax and Fee Collection Fairness Act of 2016
  • MOBILE NOW Act
Sponsor
John Thune
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer affairs
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Internet and video services
  • Land use and conservation
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Roads and highways
  • Rural conditions and development
  • State and local taxation
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
  • Telephone and wireless communication
  • Transportation programs funding
  • User charges and fees
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Major Actions
Introduced2/11/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/11/2016
2/11/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
2/11/2016Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar3/03/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
4/28/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar4/28/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 446.
12/20/2016By Senator Thune from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report under authority of the order of the Senate of 12/10/2016. Report No. 114-427.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

10 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
MOBILE NOW Act

10 organizations supported this bill

AT&T
AT&T (2016, March 3). AT&T Statement on Mobile Now Act. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from AT&T.
Competitive Carriers Association
Competitive Carriers Association (2016, February 12). CCA Applauds Bi-Partisan Introduction of MOBILE NOW Act. Retrieved February 16, 2016, from Competitive Carriers Association.
CTIA - The Wireless Association
CTIA - The Wireless Association (2016, February 11). CTIA Statement on the Introduction of the MOBILE NOW Act. Retrieved February 16, 2016, from CTIA - The Wireless Association.
FreedomWorks
Donoso, Joseph (2016, March 3). Mobile Now is a Step in the Right Direction for Broadband Innovation. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from FreedomWorks.
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (2016, March 2). ITIF Welcomes MOBILE NOW Markup, Dig-Once Amendment. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
Information Technology Industry Council
Information Technology Industry Council (2016, March 2). ITI Urges Senate Panel to Approve ‘Dig Once’ Proposal to Expand Universal Internet Access. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from Information Technology Industry Council.
Mobile Future
Mobile Future (2016, February 12). Mobile Future Statement on the Introduction of MOBILE NOW Act. Retrieved February 16, 2016, from Mobile Future.
NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
National Cable & Telecommunications Association (2016, March 3). STATEMENT OF NCTA REGARDING SENATE COMMERCE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF THE MOBILE NOW ACT. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from National Cable & Telecommunications Association.
Public Knowledge
Stella, Shiva (2016, March 3). Senate Commerce Committee Approves Mobile Now Act to Increase Spectrum. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from Public Knowledge.
Telecommunications Industry Association
Telecommunications Industry Association (2016, February 12). TIA Supports Bi-Partisan MOBILE NOW Legislation to Advance Wireless Broadband. Retrieved February 23, 2016, from Telecom Reseller.

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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$97,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$634,712$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$55,375$0
John BarrassoRWY$132,800$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$188,750$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$269,200$0
Roy BluntRMO$358,636$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$240,200$0
John BoozmanRAR$107,882$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$-1,800$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$78,075$0
Richard BurrRNC$237,899$0
Maria CantwellDWA$40,685$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$177,825$0
Ben CardinDMD$34,696$0
Tom CarperDDE$72,370$0
Bob CaseyDPA$138,450$0
Bill CassidyRLA$418,572$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$31,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$187,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$95,400$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$111,450$0
Bob CorkerRTN$83,422$0
John CornynRTX$286,098$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,398,092$0
Mike CrapoRID$89,794$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,982,216$0
Steve DainesRMT$329,700$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$33,950$0
Dick DurbinDIL$72,975$0
Mike EnziRWY$70,700$0
Joni ErnstRIA$208,361$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$65,039$0
Deb FischerRNE$375,171$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,419,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$108,664$0
Cory GardnerRCO$706,903$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$141,544$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$133,613$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$273,304$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$159,781$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$50,500$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$72,950$0
Dean HellerRNV$316,087$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$53,555$0
John HoevenRND$72,330$0
Jim InhofeROK$113,874$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$154,145$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$922,964$0
Tim KaineDVA$127,263$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$39,500$0
Mark KirkRIL$242,135$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$161,380$0
James LankfordROK$239,790$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$113,150$0
Mike LeeRUT$835,404$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$93,966$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$517,070$0
John McCainRAZ$291,370$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$211,973$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$596,574$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$152,772$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$43,025$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$170,162$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$98,650$0
Chris MurphyDCT$106,439$0
Patty MurrayDWA$121,523$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$241,259$0
Rand PaulRKY$502,418$0
David PerdueRGA$303,078$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$64,250$0
Rob PortmanROH$403,225$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$65,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$90,700$0
Jim RischRID$84,437$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$212,817$0
Mike RoundsRSD$163,029$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,014,625$0
Bernie SandersIVT$8,990$0
Ben SasseRNE$751,351$0
Brian SchatzDHI$220,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$175,584$0
Tim ScottRSC$477,310$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$49,100$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$99,850$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$29,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$66,171$0
Dan SullivanRAK$654,473$0
Jon TesterDMT$128,436$0
John ThuneRSD$498,331$0
Thom TillisRNC$317,184$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,463,540$0
Tom UdallDNM$126,100$0
David VitterRLA$9,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$249,822$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$74,017$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$54,675$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$152,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$110,589$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$97,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$634,712$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$55,375$0
John BarrassoRWY$132,800$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$188,750$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$269,200$0
Roy BluntRMO$358,636$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$240,200$0
John BoozmanRAR$107,882$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$-1,800$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$78,075$0
Richard BurrRNC$237,899$0
Maria CantwellDWA$40,685$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$177,825$0
Ben CardinDMD$34,696$0
Tom CarperDDE$72,370$0
Bob CaseyDPA$138,450$0
Bill CassidyRLA$418,572$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$31,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$187,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$95,400$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$111,450$0
Bob CorkerRTN$83,422$0
John CornynRTX$286,098$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,398,092$0
Mike CrapoRID$89,794$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,982,216$0
Steve DainesRMT$329,700$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$33,950$0
Dick DurbinDIL$72,975$0
Mike EnziRWY$70,700$0
Joni ErnstRIA$208,361$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$65,039$0
Deb FischerRNE$375,171$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,419,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$108,664$0
Cory GardnerRCO$706,903$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$141,544$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$133,613$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$273,304$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$159,781$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$50,500$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$72,950$0
Dean HellerRNV$316,087$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$53,555$0
John HoevenRND$72,330$0
Jim InhofeROK$113,874$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$154,145$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$922,964$0
Tim KaineDVA$127,263$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$39,500$0
Mark KirkRIL$242,135$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$161,380$0
James LankfordROK$239,790$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$113,150$0
Mike LeeRUT$835,404$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$93,966$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$517,070$0
John McCainRAZ$291,370$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$211,973$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$596,574$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$152,772$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$43,025$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$170,162$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$98,650$0
Chris MurphyDCT$106,439$0
Patty MurrayDWA$121,523$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$241,259$0
Rand PaulRKY$502,418$0
David PerdueRGA$303,078$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$64,250$0
Rob PortmanROH$403,225$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$65,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$90,700$0
Jim RischRID$84,437$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$212,817$0
Mike RoundsRSD$163,029$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,014,625$0
Bernie SandersIVT$8,990$0
Ben SasseRNE$751,351$0
Brian SchatzDHI$220,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$175,584$0
Tim ScottRSC$477,310$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$49,100$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$99,850$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$29,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$66,171$0
Dan SullivanRAK$654,473$0
Jon TesterDMT$128,436$0
John ThuneRSD$498,331$0
Thom TillisRNC$317,184$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,463,540$0
Tom UdallDNM$126,100$0
David VitterRLA$9,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$249,822$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$74,017$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$54,675$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$152,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$110,589$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Cable distributors & service providers$4,571,011
Telephone utilities$3,898,953
Cell/wireless service providers$1,172,188
Telecommunications$1,085,653
Computer manufacture & services$903,616
Communications & Electronics$170,401
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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