S. 2997 - Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2016

Science, technology, communications.
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Summary:
A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to commence proceedings related to the resiliency of critical telecommunications networks during times of emergency, 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.

Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2016

S. 2997 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to commence proceedings related to the resiliency of critical telecommunications networks during times of emergency, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to commence proceedings related to the resiliency of critical telecommunications networks during times of emergency, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2016
  • Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2016
  • Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2016
Sponsor
Maria Cantwell
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional oversight
  • Disaster relief and insurance
  • Emergency communications systems
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Internet and video services
  • Telephone and wireless communication
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/26/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/26/2016
5/26/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
5/26/2016Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar6/29/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
12/06/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 114-392.
Put on a legislative calendar12/06/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 702.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Organizations that took a position on
Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2016

1 organization supported this bill

National Association of Broadcasters
NAB (2016, May 27). NAB Statement on Senate Introduction of SANDY Act. Retrieved May 27, 2016, from NAB.

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 Commercial TV & radio stations 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$3,000$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$65,050$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$14,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$30,500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$54,250$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$30,850$0
Roy BluntRMO$99,200$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$32,250$0
John BoozmanRAR$45,750$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$32,801$0
Richard BurrRNC$38,050$0
Maria CantwellDWA$15,050$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$4,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$10,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$8,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$25,500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$33,900$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$12,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$16,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$15,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$15,750$0
John CornynRTX$36,950$0
Tom CottonRAR$18,600$0
Mike CrapoRID$10,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$22,000$0
Steve DainesRMT$23,700$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$41,374$0
Dick DurbinDIL$31,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$22,400$0
Joni ErnstRIA$10,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,950$0
Deb FischerRNE$11,250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$24,250$0
Al FrankenDMN$13,404$0
Cory GardnerRCO$33,500$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$68,250$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$15,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$32,625$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$44,750$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$14,500$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$27,200$0
Dean HellerRNV$31,750$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$7,250$0
John HoevenRND$20,670$0
Jim InhofeROK$8,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$50,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$34,083$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$14,850$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$51,100$0
James LankfordROK$9,250$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,850$0
Mike LeeRUT$23,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$28,750$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$53,250$0
John McCainRAZ$2,300$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$30,225$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$65,600$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$46,050$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$6,004$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$12,200$0
Jerry MoranRKS$21,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$4,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$16,350$0
Patty MurrayDWA$16,550$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$28,750$0
Rand PaulRKY$2,000$0
David PerdueRGA$15,000$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$17,400$0
Rob PortmanROH$62,250$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$17,000$0
Jim RischRID$9,800$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$18,350$0
Mike RoundsRSD$30,600$0
Marco RubioRFL$50,590$0
Bernie SandersIVT$750$0
Ben SasseRNE$12,300$0
Brian SchatzDHI$46,100$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$97,002$0
Tim ScottRSC$58,350$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$7,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$30,600$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,800$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$14,150$0
Dan SullivanRAK$16,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$39,950$0
John ThuneRSD$91,650$0
Thom TillisRNC$23,300$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$35,850$0
Tom UdallDNM$68,600$0
David VitterRLA$5,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$24,650$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$20,506$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$10,116$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$28,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$35,600$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,000$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$65,050$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$14,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$30,500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$54,250$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$30,850$0
Roy BluntRMO$99,200$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$32,250$0
John BoozmanRAR$45,750$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$32,801$0
Richard BurrRNC$38,050$0
Maria CantwellDWA$15,050$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$4,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$10,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$8,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$25,500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$33,900$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$12,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$16,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$15,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$15,750$0
John CornynRTX$36,950$0
Tom CottonRAR$18,600$0
Mike CrapoRID$10,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$22,000$0
Steve DainesRMT$23,700$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$41,374$0
Dick DurbinDIL$31,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$22,400$0
Joni ErnstRIA$10,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,950$0
Deb FischerRNE$11,250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$24,250$0
Al FrankenDMN$13,404$0
Cory GardnerRCO$33,500$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$68,250$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$15,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$32,625$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$44,750$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$14,500$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$27,200$0
Dean HellerRNV$31,750$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$7,250$0
John HoevenRND$20,670$0
Jim InhofeROK$8,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$50,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$34,083$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$14,850$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$51,100$0
James LankfordROK$9,250$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,850$0
Mike LeeRUT$23,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$28,750$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$53,250$0
John McCainRAZ$2,300$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$30,225$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$65,600$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$46,050$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$6,004$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$12,200$0
Jerry MoranRKS$21,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$4,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$16,350$0
Patty MurrayDWA$16,550$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$28,750$0
Rand PaulRKY$2,000$0
David PerdueRGA$15,000$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$17,400$0
Rob PortmanROH$62,250$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$17,000$0
Jim RischRID$9,800$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$18,350$0
Mike RoundsRSD$30,600$0
Marco RubioRFL$50,590$0
Bernie SandersIVT$750$0
Ben SasseRNE$12,300$0
Brian SchatzDHI$46,100$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$97,002$0
Tim ScottRSC$58,350$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$7,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$30,600$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,800$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$14,150$0
Dan SullivanRAK$16,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$39,950$0
John ThuneRSD$91,650$0
Thom TillisRNC$23,300$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$35,850$0
Tom UdallDNM$68,600$0
David VitterRLA$5,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$24,650$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$20,506$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$10,116$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$28,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$35,600$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Commercial TV & radio stations$2,723,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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