S. 2602 - Restoring Internet Freedom Act

Science, technology, communications. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
A bill to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from reclassifying broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service and from imposing certain regulations on providers of such service. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Restoring Internet Freedom Act

S. 2602 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from reclassifying broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service and from imposing certain regulations on providers of such service. (by CRS)
Learn More
At OpenCongress
Title
A bill to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from reclassifying broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service and from imposing certain regulations on providers of such service.
Other Titles
  • Restoring Internet Freedom Act
  • Restoring Internet Freedom Act
Sponsor
Mike Lee
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Competition and antitrust
  • Consumer affairs
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Internet and video services
  • Telephone and wireless communication
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/25/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/25/2016
2/25/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
2/25/2016Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Republican/Conservative, which…

supported this bill

Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
$14,631,643

2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Restoring Internet Freedom Act

2 organizations supported this bill

Americans for Limited Government
Americans for Limited Government (2016, February 25). Sen. Mike Lee offers bill to end net neutrality. Retrieved February 26, 2016, from Americans for Limited Government.
FreedomWorks
Withrow, Josh (2016, February 29). Capitol Hill Update, 29 February, 2016. Retrieved March 2, 2016, from FreedomWorks.

0 organizations opposed this bill

Need proof?

View citations of support and opposition

Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from Republican/Conservative 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
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$369,382$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$130,836$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,232$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$134,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$113,725$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$10,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA$303,273$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$28,370$0
John CornynRTX$78,605$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,229,842$0
Mike CrapoRID$36,594$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,875,947$0
Steve DainesRMT$224,025$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$174,861$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$185,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,342,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$392,155$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$-35$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$150,779$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$21,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,337$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$15,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,174$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,445$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$796,764$0
Tim KaineDVA$100$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$207,275$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$142,490$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$727,234$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$171,070$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$228,606$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$447,992$0
David PerdueRGA$199,928$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$205,086$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$92,967$0
Mike RoundsRSD$63,381$0
Marco RubioRFL$850,205$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$691,801$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
Tim ScottRSC$263,161$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$596,373$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$166,033$0
Thom TillisRNC$218,634$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,278,152$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
David VitterRLA$1,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,550$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

Add Data Filters:

Legislator Filters
Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$369,382$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$130,836$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,232$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$134,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$113,725$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$10,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA$303,273$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$28,370$0
John CornynRTX$78,605$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,229,842$0
Mike CrapoRID$36,594$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,875,947$0
Steve DainesRMT$224,025$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$174,861$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$185,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,342,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$392,155$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$-35$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$150,779$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$21,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,337$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$15,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,174$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,445$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$796,764$0
Tim KaineDVA$100$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$207,275$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$142,490$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$727,234$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$171,070$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$228,606$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$447,992$0
David PerdueRGA$199,928$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$205,086$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$92,967$0
Mike RoundsRSD$63,381$0
Marco RubioRFL$850,205$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$691,801$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
Tim ScottRSC$263,161$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$596,373$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$166,033$0
Thom TillisRNC$218,634$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,278,152$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
David VitterRLA$1,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,550$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Loading…
Date Range of Contributions
Enter a custom date range