Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 115th Congress.

S. 1682 - AIRWAVES Act

Science, technology, communications. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to facilitate a national pipeline of spectrum for commercial use, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

AIRWAVES Act

S. 1682 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to facilitate a national pipeline of spectrum for commercial use, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to facilitate a national pipeline of spectrum for commercial use, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum Act
  • Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum Act
  • AIRWAVES Act
  • AIRWAVES Act
  • AIRWAVES Act
Sponsor
Cory Gardner
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Infrastructure development
  • Internet and video services
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Telephone and wireless communication
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Major Actions
Introduced8/01/2017
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced8/01/2017
8/01/2017Introduced in Senate
8/01/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

10 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

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AIRWAVES Act

10 organizations support this bill

American Library Association
ALA (2017, August 4). Bi-partisan bill would support library wi-fi. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from ALA.
AT&T
AT&T (2017, August 1). AT&T Statement on AIRWAVES Act. Retrieved August 4, 2017, from AT&T.
Competitive Carriers Association
CCA (2017, August 1). CCA Commends Bipartisan Introduction of the AIRWAVES Act. Retrieved August 3, 2017, from CCA.
CTIA - The Wireless Association
CTIA (2017, August 1). CTIA Applauds Senators Gardner and Hassan on Bipartisan AIRWAVES Act Introduction. Retrieved August 3, 2017, from CTIA.
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
ITIF (2017, August 1). Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from ITIF.
Information Technology Industry Council
ITI (2017, August 1). Bipartisan Bill Would Help Aggressively Deploy 5G Next Gen Wireless. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from ITI.
Public Knowledge
Stella, Shiva (2017, August 1). Bipartisan “AIRWAVES Act” Offers Real Solutions For Rural Broadband, Wireless Future. Retrieved August 4, 2017, from Public Knowledge.
wifi alliance
Wi-Fi Alliance (2017, August 3). Wi-Fi Alliance® welcomes AIRWAVES Act. Retrieved August 4, 2017, from Wi-Fi Alliance.
WifiForward
WiFiForward (2017, August 1). WifiForward Statement on the AIRWAVES Act. Retrieved August 4, 2017, from WiFiForward.
Wireless Internet Service Providers Association
WISPA (2017, August 1). WISPA APPLAUDS INTRODUCTION OF THE AIRWAVES ACT. Retrieved August 4, 2017, from WISPA.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th 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 Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$5,250$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$25,266$0
John BarrassoRWY$26,400$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$61,420$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$130,100$0
Roy BluntRMO$69,950$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$127,200$0
John BoozmanRAR$15,900$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$61,855$0
Richard BurrRNC$29,850$0
Maria CantwellDWA$52,237$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$23,200$0
Ben CardinDMD$18,479$0
Tom CarperDDE$27,220$0
Bob CaseyDPA$23,850$0
Bill CassidyRLA$21,450$0
William Thad CochranRMS$31,700$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,700$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$38,150$0
Bob CorkerRTN$21,262$0
John CornynRTX$57,343$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$25,905$0
Tom CottonRAR$19,850$0
Mike CrapoRID$44,400$0
Ted CruzRTX$27,620$0
Steve DainesRMT$29,125$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$10,515$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$38,317$0
Dick DurbinDIL$45,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$7,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$2,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$23,589$0
Deb FischerRNE$56,600$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$10,656$0
Al FrankenDMN$55,401$0
Cory GardnerRCO$84,398$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$77,254$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,725$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,000$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$61,475$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$22,220$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$52,281$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$15,146$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$19,997$0
Dean HellerRNV$78,050$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$17,950$0
John HoevenRND$12,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$17,300$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$25,550$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$40,550$0
Tim KaineDVA$91,675$0
John KennedyRLA$3,700$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$9,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$70,713$0
James LankfordROK$15,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$30,410$0
Mike LeeRUT$42,070$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$43,416$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$239,950$0
John McCainRAZ$34,650$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$85,956$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$91,893$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$56,572$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$28,575$0
Jerry MoranRKS$53,162$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$18,900$0
Chris MurphyDCT$38,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$73,412$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$120,809$0
Rand PaulRKY$22,301$0
David PerdueRGA$5,700$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$28,500$0
Rob PortmanROH$58,639$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$24,400$0
Jim RischRID$12,850$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$39,300$0
Mike RoundsRSD$23,900$0
Marco RubioRFL$87,485$0
Bernie SandersIVT$13,715$0
Ben SasseRNE$9,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$53,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$129,404$0
Tim ScottRSC$30,300$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$36,400$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$21,371$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$24,500$0
Jon TesterDMT$42,716$0
John ThuneRSD$100,888$0
Thom TillisRNC$46,300$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$38,548$0
Tom UdallDNM$37,050$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$113,965$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$135,097$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$104,760$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,933$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$51,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$90,640$0
Todd YoungRIN$10,950$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$5,250$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$25,266$0
John BarrassoRWY$26,400$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$61,420$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$130,100$0
Roy BluntRMO$69,950$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$127,200$0
John BoozmanRAR$15,900$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$61,855$0
Richard BurrRNC$29,850$0
Maria CantwellDWA$52,237$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$23,200$0
Ben CardinDMD$18,479$0
Tom CarperDDE$27,220$0
Bob CaseyDPA$23,850$0
Bill CassidyRLA$21,450$0
William Thad CochranRMS$31,700$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,700$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$38,150$0
Bob CorkerRTN$21,262$0
John CornynRTX$57,343$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$25,905$0
Tom CottonRAR$19,850$0
Mike CrapoRID$44,400$0
Ted CruzRTX$27,620$0
Steve DainesRMT$29,125$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$10,515$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$38,317$0
Dick DurbinDIL$45,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$7,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$2,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$23,589$0
Deb FischerRNE$56,600$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$10,656$0
Al FrankenDMN$55,401$0
Cory GardnerRCO$84,398$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$77,254$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,725$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,000$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$61,475$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$22,220$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$52,281$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$15,146$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$19,997$0
Dean HellerRNV$78,050$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$17,950$0
John HoevenRND$12,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$17,300$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$25,550$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$40,550$0
Tim KaineDVA$91,675$0
John KennedyRLA$3,700$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$9,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$70,713$0
James LankfordROK$15,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$30,410$0
Mike LeeRUT$42,070$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$43,416$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$239,950$0
John McCainRAZ$34,650$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$85,956$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$91,893$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$56,572$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$28,575$0
Jerry MoranRKS$53,162$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$18,900$0
Chris MurphyDCT$38,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$73,412$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$120,809$0
Rand PaulRKY$22,301$0
David PerdueRGA$5,700$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$28,500$0
Rob PortmanROH$58,639$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$24,400$0
Jim RischRID$12,850$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$39,300$0
Mike RoundsRSD$23,900$0
Marco RubioRFL$87,485$0
Bernie SandersIVT$13,715$0
Ben SasseRNE$9,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$53,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$129,404$0
Tim ScottRSC$30,300$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$36,400$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$21,371$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$24,500$0
Jon TesterDMT$42,716$0
John ThuneRSD$100,888$0
Thom TillisRNC$46,300$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$38,548$0
Tom UdallDNM$37,050$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$113,965$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$135,097$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$104,760$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,933$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$51,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$90,640$0
Todd YoungRIN$10,950$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Cell/wireless service providers$1,132,538
Telecommunications$1,069,753
Computer manufacture & services$953,108
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$628,367
Internet & Online Services$614,265
Consumer groups$10,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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