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S. 827 - Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016

Science, technology, communications. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the integrity of voice communications and to prevent unjust or unreasonable discrimination among areas of the United States in the delivery of such communications. (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.

Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016

S. 827 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the integrity of voice communications and to prevent unjust or unreasonable discrimination among areas of the United States in the delivery of such communications. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the integrity of voice communications and to prevent unjust or unreasonable discrimination among areas of the United States in the delivery of such communications.
Other Titles
  • Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2015
  • Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016
  • Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016
Sponsor
Amy Klobuchar
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Federal preemption
  • Government information and archives
  • State and local government operations
  • Telephone and wireless communication
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Major Actions
Introduced3/19/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/19/2015
3/19/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
3/19/2015Introduced 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.
11/28/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 114-383.
Put on a legislative calendar11/28/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 687.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$1,085,653
$750
$1,086,403
$0
3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016

3 organizations supported this bill

NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association
NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association (2015, March 23). NTCA Supports Call Completion Legislation. Retrieved May 28, 2015, from NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association.
Public Knowledge
Stella, Shiva (2015, March 23). Public Knowledge Welcomes New Proposed Legislation to Protect Rural Call Quality. Retrieved May 28, 2015, from Public Knowledge.
WTA Advocates for Rural Broadband
WTA Advocates for Rural Broadband (2015, March 23). WTA Applauds Introduction of the “Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act’’. Retrieved May 28, 2015, from WTA Advocates for Rural Broadband.

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 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$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$29,100$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$8,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$27,450$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$65,200$0
Roy BluntRMO$16,500$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$16,700$0
John BoozmanRAR$3,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$10,400$0
Maria CantwellDWA$9,300$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$2,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$1,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$9,180$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$1,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$11,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$7,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$0
John CornynRTX$5,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$11,400$0
Mike CrapoRID$6,400$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,000$0
Steve DainesRMT$8,250$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$2,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$4,250$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$2,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$28,600$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$4,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$14,500$0
Cory GardnerRCO$27,498$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$12,250$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$3,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$5,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$2,000$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$5,250$0
Dean HellerRNV$16,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,500$0
John HoevenRND$2,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$2,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$16,000$0
Tim KaineDVA$9,500$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$1,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$500$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$30,375$0
James LankfordROK$3,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$7,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$6,500$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$13,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$124,350$0
John McCainRAZ$6,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$25,000$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$24,200$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$10,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$22,100$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,600$0
Chris MurphyDCT$2,500$0
Patty MurrayDWA$13,450$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$57,150$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$1,500$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,000$0
Rob PortmanROH$6,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$3,500$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$6,850$0
Mike RoundsRSD$8,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$27,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$1,500$0
Ben SasseRNE$1,000$0
Brian SchatzDHI$19,200$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$26,900$0
Tim ScottRSC$4,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$6,000$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,750$0
Dan SullivanRAK$10,100$0
Jon TesterDMT$13,000$0
John ThuneRSD$40,000$0
Thom TillisRNC$30,000$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$10,000$0
Tom UdallDNM$7,250$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$28,250$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$18,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$26,500$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$29,100$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$8,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$27,450$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$65,200$0
Roy BluntRMO$16,500$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$16,700$0
John BoozmanRAR$3,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$10,400$0
Maria CantwellDWA$9,300$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$2,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$1,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$9,180$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$1,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$11,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$7,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$0
John CornynRTX$5,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$11,400$0
Mike CrapoRID$6,400$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,000$0
Steve DainesRMT$8,250$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$2,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$4,250$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$2,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$28,600$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$4,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$14,500$0
Cory GardnerRCO$27,498$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$12,250$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$3,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$5,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$2,000$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$5,250$0
Dean HellerRNV$16,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,500$0
John HoevenRND$2,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$2,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$16,000$0
Tim KaineDVA$9,500$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$1,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$500$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$30,375$0
James LankfordROK$3,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$7,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$6,500$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$13,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$124,350$0
John McCainRAZ$6,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$25,000$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$24,200$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$10,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$22,100$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,600$0
Chris MurphyDCT$2,500$0
Patty MurrayDWA$13,450$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$57,150$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$1,500$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,000$0
Rob PortmanROH$6,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$3,500$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$6,850$0
Mike RoundsRSD$8,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$27,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$1,500$0
Ben SasseRNE$1,000$0
Brian SchatzDHI$19,200$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$26,900$0
Tim ScottRSC$4,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$6,000$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,750$0
Dan SullivanRAK$10,100$0
Jon TesterDMT$13,000$0
John ThuneRSD$40,000$0
Thom TillisRNC$30,000$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$10,000$0
Tom UdallDNM$7,250$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$28,250$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$18,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$26,500$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Telecommunications$1,085,653
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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