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S. 2639 - Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016

Congress. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to direct the Director of the Government Publishing Office to provide members of the public with Internet access to Congressional Research Service reports, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been referred to committee. 
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Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016

S. 2639 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to direct the Director of the Government Publishing Office to provide members of the public with Internet access to Congressional Research Service reports, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to direct the Director of the Government Publishing Office to provide members of the public with Internet access to Congressional Research Service reports, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016
  • Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016
Sponsor
Patrick J. Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Congress
  • Congressional agencies
  • Congressional operations and organization
  • Congressional Research Service (CRS)
  • Government information and archives
  • Internet and video services
  • Library of Congress
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/03/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/03/2016
3/03/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
3/03/2016Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$533,625
$14,631,643
$45,000
$750
$43,350
$7,379,240
$842,191
$4,874,297
$28,350,096
$0
30 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016

30 organizations supported this bill

American Association of Law Libraries
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
American Commitment
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
American Library Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
american society of news editors
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 9). Re: Appreciation upon the Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016 (S.2639). Retrieved March 14, 2016, from Society of American Archivists.
Americans for Tax Reform
Hendrie, Alexander (2016, March 9). Congress Should Pass the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act. Retrieved March 9, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Association of Alternative Newsmedia
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 9). Re: Appreciation upon the Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016 (S.2639). Retrieved March 14, 2016, from Society of American Archivists.
Association of Research Libraries
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Campaign for Liberty
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Center for Responsive Politics
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Center for Science and Democracy, Union of Concerned Scientists
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW)
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Common Cause
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Data Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Demand Progress
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
FreedomWorks
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Government Accountability Project
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 9). Re: Appreciation upon the Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016 (S.2639). Retrieved March 14, 2016, from Society of American Archivists.
Heritage Action for America
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Liberty Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
National Coalition for History
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
National Security Archive
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
National Security Counselors
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Niskanen Center
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Project On Government Oversight
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Public Citizen
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
R Street Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Society of American Archivists
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 9). Re: Appreciation upon the Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016 (S.2639). Retrieved March 14, 2016, from Society of American Archivists.
Sunlight Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Taxpayers for Common Sense
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 3). Statement on Introduction of the Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016, from OpenTheGovernment.org.

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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$47,900$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$431,217$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$698,679$0
John BarrassoRWY$20,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$886,400$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$91,892$0
Roy BluntRMO$166,811$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$305,125$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,632$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$15,897$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$758,248$0
Richard BurrRNC$162,249$0
Maria CantwellDWA$68,241$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$130,425$0
Ben CardinDMD$69,683$0
Tom CarperDDE$32,750$0
Bob CaseyDPA$139,975$0
Bill CassidyRLA$343,323$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$13,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$70,900$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$95,129$0
Bob CorkerRTN$77,589$0
John CornynRTX$102,055$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,269,767$0
Mike CrapoRID$39,294$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,933,946$0
Steve DainesRMT$242,410$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$79,962$0
Dick DurbinDIL$105,197$0
Mike EnziRWY$5,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$178,336$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$50,848$0
Deb FischerRNE$199,649$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,364,255$0
Al FrankenDMN$484,014$0
Cory GardnerRCO$434,195$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$393,668$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$68,238$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$198,279$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$57,350$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$230,249$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$99,745$0
Dean HellerRNV$160,387$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$105,188$0
John HoevenRND$17,950$0
Jim InhofeROK$58,324$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$51,945$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$845,159$0
Tim KaineDVA$643,277$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$52,582$0
Mark KirkRIL$231,743$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$96,106$0
James LankfordROK$151,390$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$116,330$0
Mike LeeRUT$732,284$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$43,875$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$328,472$0
John McCainRAZ$210,890$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$342,564$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$365,256$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$62,900$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$169,799$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$15,800$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$43,100$0
Chris MurphyDCT$468,575$0
Patty MurrayDWA$286,579$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$155,166$0
Rand PaulRKY$478,102$0
David PerdueRGA$224,828$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$299,035$0
Rob PortmanROH$252,536$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$35,050$0
Harry ReidDNV$19,417$0
Jim RischRID$46,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$119,991$0
Mike RoundsRSD$78,877$0
Marco RubioRFL$971,641$0
Bernie SandersIVT$356,948$0
Ben SasseRNE$714,004$0
Brian SchatzDHI$150,181$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$315,823$0
Tim ScottRSC$302,361$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$5,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$244,425$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,100$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$117,090$0
Dan SullivanRAK$625,823$0
Jon TesterDMT$236,078$0
John ThuneRSD$206,222$0
Thom TillisRNC$268,384$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,346,572$0
Tom UdallDNM$208,514$0
David VitterRLA$1,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$177,136$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,317,571$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$83,047$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$8,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$185,690$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$47,900$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$431,217$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$698,679$0
John BarrassoRWY$20,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$886,400$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$91,892$0
Roy BluntRMO$166,811$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$305,125$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,632$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$15,897$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$758,248$0
Richard BurrRNC$162,249$0
Maria CantwellDWA$68,241$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$130,425$0
Ben CardinDMD$69,683$0
Tom CarperDDE$32,750$0
Bob CaseyDPA$139,975$0
Bill CassidyRLA$343,323$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$13,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$70,900$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$95,129$0
Bob CorkerRTN$77,589$0
John CornynRTX$102,055$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,269,767$0
Mike CrapoRID$39,294$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,933,946$0
Steve DainesRMT$242,410$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$79,962$0
Dick DurbinDIL$105,197$0
Mike EnziRWY$5,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$178,336$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$50,848$0
Deb FischerRNE$199,649$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,364,255$0
Al FrankenDMN$484,014$0
Cory GardnerRCO$434,195$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$393,668$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$68,238$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$198,279$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$57,350$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$230,249$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$99,745$0
Dean HellerRNV$160,387$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$105,188$0
John HoevenRND$17,950$0
Jim InhofeROK$58,324$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$51,945$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$845,159$0
Tim KaineDVA$643,277$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$52,582$0
Mark KirkRIL$231,743$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$96,106$0
James LankfordROK$151,390$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$116,330$0
Mike LeeRUT$732,284$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$43,875$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$328,472$0
John McCainRAZ$210,890$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$342,564$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$365,256$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$62,900$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$169,799$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$15,800$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$43,100$0
Chris MurphyDCT$468,575$0
Patty MurrayDWA$286,579$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$155,166$0
Rand PaulRKY$478,102$0
David PerdueRGA$224,828$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$299,035$0
Rob PortmanROH$252,536$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$35,050$0
Harry ReidDNV$19,417$0
Jim RischRID$46,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$119,991$0
Mike RoundsRSD$78,877$0
Marco RubioRFL$971,641$0
Bernie SandersIVT$356,948$0
Ben SasseRNE$714,004$0
Brian SchatzDHI$150,181$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$315,823$0
Tim ScottRSC$302,361$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$5,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$244,425$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,100$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$117,090$0
Dan SullivanRAK$625,823$0
Jon TesterDMT$236,078$0
John ThuneRSD$206,222$0
Thom TillisRNC$268,384$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,346,572$0
Tom UdallDNM$208,514$0
David VitterRLA$1,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$177,136$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,317,571$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$83,047$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$8,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$185,690$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,874,297
Education$842,191
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$533,625
Human Rights$45,000
Fiscal & tax policy$43,350
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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