S. 2978 - Protect Continuing Physician Education and Patient Care Act

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to exempt certain transfers used for educational purposes from manufacturer transparency reporting requirements. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Protect Continuing Physician Education and Patient Care Act

S. 2978 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to exempt certain transfers used for educational purposes from manufacturer transparency reporting requirements. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to exempt certain transfers used for educational purposes from manufacturer transparency reporting requirements.
Other Titles
  • Protect Continuing Physician Education and Patient Care Act
  • Protect Continuing Physician Education and Patient Care Act
Sponsor
John Barrasso
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Health
    • Business ethics
    • Business records
    • Government information and archives
    • Health personnel
    • Health technology, devices, supplies
    • Medical education
    • Medical ethics
    • Scientific communication
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced5/25/2016
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/25/2016
    5/25/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
    5/25/2016Introduced in Senate
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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    Contributions

    1. November - December 2010 For $166,372 Against $0
    2. January - February 2011 For $508,111 Against $0
    3. March - April 2011 For $1,341,601 Against $0
    4. May - June 2011 For $1,271,644 Against $0
    5. July - August 2011 For $683,514 Against $0
    6. September - October 2011 For $1,514,648 Against $0
    7. November - December 2011 For $1,142,815 Against $0
    8. January - February 2012 For $830,204 Against $0
    9. March - April 2012 For $1,647,078 Against $0
    10. May - June 2012 For $1,770,755 Against $0
    11. July - August 2012 For $1,539,998 Against $0
    12. September - October 2012 For $3,114,433 Against $0
    13. November - December 2012 For $494,612 Against $0
    14. January - February 2013 For $408,021 Against $0
    15. March - April 2013 For $1,434,212 Against $0
    16. May - June 2013 For $1,659,850 Against $0
    17. July - August 2013 For $774,717 Against $0
    18. September - October 2013 For $1,341,308 Against $0
    19. November - December 2013 For $1,136,928 Against $0
    20. January - February 2014 For $887,179 Against $0
    21. March - April 2014 For $1,748,635 Against $0
    22. May - June 2014 For $2,149,610 Against $0
    23. July - August 2014 For $1,361,693 Against $0
    24. September - October 2014 For $2,934,695 Against $0
    25. November - December 2014 For $688,319 Against $0
    26. January - February 2015 For $544,805 Against $0
    27. March - April 2015 For $1,249,990 Against $0
    28. May - June 2015 For $1,297,915 Against $0
    29. July - August 2015 For $714,297 Against $0
    30. September - October 2015 For $1,135,167 Against $0
    31. November - December 2015 For $1,130,436 Against $0
    32. January - February 2016 For $650,874 Against $0
    33. March - April 2016 For $1,345,526 Against $0
    34. May - June 2016 For $1,833,623 Against $0
    35. July - August 2016 For $1,174,954 Against $0
    36. September - October 2016 For $1,477,162 Against $0
    37. November - December 2016 For $54,810 Against $0

    Votes

      112 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      Protect Continuing Physician Education and Patient Care Act

      112 organizations supported this bill

      Aerospace Medical Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Dermatology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Family Physicians
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Forensic Sciences
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Academy of Home Care Medicine
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Neurology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Ophthalmology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      american academy of pain medicine
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Anthropological Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Association for Dental Research
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Association of Anatomists
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Association of Blood Banks
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Association of Clinical Urologists
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Association of Neurological Surgeons
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Chemical Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Clinical Neurophysiology Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Cardiology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Chest Physicians
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American College of Clinical Pharmacology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American College of Clinical Pharmacy
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American College of Emergency Physicians
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Osteopathic Internists
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Phlebology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Preventive Medicine
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Radiology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Rheumatology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American College of Surgeons
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Gastroenterological Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Geriatrics Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Mathematical Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Medical Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Osteopathic Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Physiological Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Psychological Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Society for Clinical Pathology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society for Indexing
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Society for Investigative Pathology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Society for Microbiology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Society for Preventive Cardiology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Society for Radiation Oncology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society for Surgery of the Hand
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society of Addiction Medicine
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society of Agronomy
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Society of Anesthesiologists
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society of Clinical Oncology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Society of Echocardiography
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society of Hematology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society of Hypertension
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Society of Plastic Surgeons
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society of Retina Specialists
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society of Transplant Surgeons
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      American Society of Transplantation
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Thoracic Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      American Urological Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      Association of American Publishers
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      California Medical Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      Coalition for Healthcare Communication
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Congress of Neurological Surgeons
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      Content Ed Net
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Continuing Medical Education Coalition
      Continuing Medical Education Coalition (2016, July 11). Support S.2978, a Bill to Differentiate Independent CME Support from Promotional Activities Under the Sunshine Act. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Continuing Medical Education Coalition.
      Copyright Clearance Center
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Crop Science Society of America
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Elsevier
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Endocrine Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      Heart Failure Society of America
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Heart Rhythm Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Human Factors & Ergonomics Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      International Continence Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      International League Against Epilepsy
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      International Society for Sexual Medicine
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      International Society of Pediatric Oncology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      John Wiley & Sons
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      National Association of Medical Examiners
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      National Kidney Foundation
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      National Lipid Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Obesity Medicine Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      Peripheral Nerve Society
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Renal Physicians Association
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      SAGE Publications
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      Society for Pediatric Dermatology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Society for the Study of Reproduction
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Society for Vascular Surgery
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      society of hospital medicine
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      Society of Thoracic Surgeons
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 29). Sunshine Independent Education(S 2978) sign-on letter. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
      Soil Science Society of America
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.
      The Association for Molecular Pathology
      Undersigned organizations (2016, June 7). Letter in Support of S. 2978. Retrieved July 11, 2016, from Association of American Publishers.

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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$408,088$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$480,699$0
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$425,341$0
      John BarrassoRWY$649,666$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$844,513$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$349,868$0
      Roy BluntRMO$792,099$0
      Cory A. BookerDNJ$591,400$0
      John BoozmanRAR$386,765$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$14,500$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$852,201$0
      Richard BurrRNC$683,100$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$232,281$0
      Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$371,816$0
      Ben CardinDMD$539,891$0
      Tom CarperDDE$309,195$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$550,203$0
      Bill CassidyRLA$1,760,016$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$26,900$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$497,483$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$350,023$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$282,400$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$621,182$0
      John CornynRTX$1,069,274$0
      Tom CottonRAR$640,118$0
      Mike CrapoRID$245,644$0
      Ted CruzRTX$691,399$0
      Steve DainesRMT$266,655$0
      Joe DonnellyDIN$235,277$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$365,673$0
      Mike EnziRWY$242,350$0
      Joni ErnstRIA$115,590$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$424,499$0
      Deb FischerRNE$299,897$0
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$264,671$0
      Al FrankenDMN$533,421$0
      Cory GardnerRCO$585,420$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$623,736$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$328,719$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$545,537$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$755,422$0
      Martin HeinrichDNM$326,783$0
      Heidi HeitkampDND$232,655$0
      Dean HellerRNV$372,295$0
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$104,450$0
      John HoevenRND$94,170$0
      Jim InhofeROK$200,693$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$531,900$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$517,747$0
      Tim KaineDVA$699,378$0
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$154,934$0
      Mark KirkRIL$510,633$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$329,015$0
      James LankfordROK$421,741$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$101,165$0
      Mike LeeRUT$107,230$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$239,698$0
      Ed MarkeyDMA$415,820$0
      John McCainRAZ$322,777$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$614,057$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,592,140$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$847,086$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$284,805$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$92,411$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$327,905$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$244,050$0
      Chris MurphyDCT$655,161$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$568,571$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$577,907$0
      Rand PaulRKY$655,737$0
      David PerdueRGA$405,576$0
      Gary C. PetersDMI$685,882$0
      Rob PortmanROH$740,355$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$161,700$0
      Harry ReidDNV$235,900$0
      Jim RischRID$50,750$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$471,547$0
      Mike RoundsRSD$240,797$0
      Marco RubioRFL$619,360$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$108,671$0
      Ben SasseRNE$292,087$0
      Brian SchatzDHI$197,394$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$928,641$0
      Tim ScottRSC$640,152$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$57,450$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$360,204$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$40,550$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$763,395$0
      Dan SullivanRAK$156,532$0
      Jon TesterDMT$444,869$0
      John ThuneRSD$380,975$0
      Thom TillisRNC$528,477$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$833,727$0
      Tom UdallDNM$359,101$0
      David VitterRLA$153,250$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$503,507$0
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,137,006$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$243,077$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$154,850$0
      Ron WydenDOR$868,883$0

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      Legislator Filters
      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$408,088$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$480,699$0
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$425,341$0
      John BarrassoRWY$649,666$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$844,513$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$349,868$0
      Roy BluntRMO$792,099$0
      Cory A. BookerDNJ$591,400$0
      John BoozmanRAR$386,765$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$14,500$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$852,201$0
      Richard BurrRNC$683,100$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$232,281$0
      Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$371,816$0
      Ben CardinDMD$539,891$0
      Tom CarperDDE$309,195$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$550,203$0
      Bill CassidyRLA$1,760,016$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$26,900$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$497,483$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$350,023$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$282,400$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$621,182$0
      John CornynRTX$1,069,274$0
      Tom CottonRAR$640,118$0
      Mike CrapoRID$245,644$0
      Ted CruzRTX$691,399$0
      Steve DainesRMT$266,655$0
      Joe DonnellyDIN$235,277$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$365,673$0
      Mike EnziRWY$242,350$0
      Joni ErnstRIA$115,590$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$424,499$0
      Deb FischerRNE$299,897$0
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$264,671$0
      Al FrankenDMN$533,421$0
      Cory GardnerRCO$585,420$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$623,736$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$328,719$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$545,537$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$755,422$0
      Martin HeinrichDNM$326,783$0
      Heidi HeitkampDND$232,655$0
      Dean HellerRNV$372,295$0
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$104,450$0
      John HoevenRND$94,170$0
      Jim InhofeROK$200,693$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$531,900$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$517,747$0
      Tim KaineDVA$699,378$0
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$154,934$0
      Mark KirkRIL$510,633$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$329,015$0
      James LankfordROK$421,741$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$101,165$0
      Mike LeeRUT$107,230$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$239,698$0
      Ed MarkeyDMA$415,820$0
      John McCainRAZ$322,777$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$614,057$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,592,140$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$847,086$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$284,805$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$92,411$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$327,905$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$244,050$0
      Chris MurphyDCT$655,161$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$568,571$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$577,907$0
      Rand PaulRKY$655,737$0
      David PerdueRGA$405,576$0
      Gary C. PetersDMI$685,882$0
      Rob PortmanROH$740,355$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$161,700$0
      Harry ReidDNV$235,900$0
      Jim RischRID$50,750$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$471,547$0
      Mike RoundsRSD$240,797$0
      Marco RubioRFL$619,360$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$108,671$0
      Ben SasseRNE$292,087$0
      Brian SchatzDHI$197,394$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$928,641$0
      Tim ScottRSC$640,152$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$57,450$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$360,204$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$40,550$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$763,395$0
      Dan SullivanRAK$156,532$0
      Jon TesterDMT$444,869$0
      John ThuneRSD$380,975$0
      Thom TillisRNC$528,477$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$833,727$0
      Tom UdallDNM$359,101$0
      David VitterRLA$153,250$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$503,507$0
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,137,006$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$243,077$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$154,850$0
      Ron WydenDOR$868,883$0

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Other physician specialists$10,272,691
      Physicians$9,118,059
      Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,874,297
      Crop production & basic processing$3,814,479
      Chemicals$3,741,693
      Dentists$2,892,025
      Biotech products & research$1,849,495
      Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,437,356
      Optometrists & Ophthalmologists$1,397,698
      Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
      Home care services$1,140,927
      Education$842,191
      Pharmacists$577,528
      Health & welfare policy$547,752
      Medical laboratories$540,070
      Medical schools$508,239
      Agriculture$189,296
      Legal Services$64,550
      Health professionals$50,871

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
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