S. 990 - Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation Act of 2015

Commerce. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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A bill to improve the process by which the Librarian of Congress considers requests for exemptions to section 1201(a)(1)(A) of title 17, United States Code, and to ease restrictions on the use of certain statutory exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. (by CRS) 
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Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation Act of 2015

S. 990 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to improve the process by which the Librarian of Congress considers requests for exemptions to section 1201(a)(1)(A) of title 17, United States Code, and to ease restrictions on the use of certain statutory exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to improve the process by which the Librarian of Congress considers requests for exemptions to section 1201(a)(1)(A) of title 17, United States Code, and to ease restrictions on the use of certain statutory exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Other Titles
  • Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation Act of 2015
  • Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation Act of 2015
Sponsor
Ron Wyden
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Commerce
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Computers and information technology
    • Congressional oversight
    • Disability and paralysis
    • Government studies and investigations
    • Intellectual property
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    Major Actions
    Introduced4/16/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced4/16/2015
    4/16/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    4/16/2015Introduced in Senate
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Consumer groups, which…

    supported this bill

    Consumer groups$750
    $750

    2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation Act of 2015

    2 organizations supported this bill

    Center for Democracy & Technology
    Stallman, Erik (2015, April 17). Center for Democracy & Technology Support Letter for S 990. Retrieved August 12, 2015, from Center for Democracy and Technology.
    Public Knowledge
    Stella, Shiva (2015, April 16). Public Knowledge Welcomes Sen. Wyden’s Proposal to Reform Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Retrieved April 21, 2015, from Public Knowledge.

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

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

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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