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

S. 2383 - CLOUD Act

Crime and law enforcement. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to improve law enforcement access to data stored across borders, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

CLOUD Act

S. 2383 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to improve law enforcement access to data stored across borders, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to improve law enforcement access to data stored across borders, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act
  • Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act
  • CLOUD Act
  • CLOUD Act
  • CLOUD Act
Sponsor
Orrin G. Hatch
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
  • Government information and archives
  • Human rights
  • Internet and video services
  • Legislative rules and procedure
  • Right of privacy
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/06/2018
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/06/2018
2/06/2018Introduced in Senate
2/06/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$4,657,469
$1,628,433
$949,758
$212,566
$1,416,139
$610,740
$589,468
$732,563
$1,055,253
$359,126
$1,036,340
$1,976,806
$123,733
$15,348,394
4.9 times as much
$10,650
$66,400
$1,418,901
$929,196
$10,243,777
$62,925,800
$75,594,724
22 Organizations Support and 22 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
CLOUD Act

22 organizations support this bill

ACT | The App Association
ACT | The App Association (2018, March 21). ACT | The App Association applauds the inclusion of the CLOUD Act in the Omnibus Spending Bill. Retrieved April 5, 2018, from ACT | The App Association.
Apple
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Tech Companies Letter of Support for Senate CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 21, 2018, from Facebook.
BSA - The Software Alliance
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.
Coalition of Services Industries
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.
Computer & Communications Industry Association
Greenfield, Heather (2018, February 6). CCIA Encouraged By Bipartisan CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 9, 2018, from CCIA Encouraged by Bipartisan CLOUD Act.
Consumer Technology Association
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.
Entertainment Software Association
Entertainment Software Association (2018, March 22). Entertainment Software Association’s Statement on the CLOUD Act’s Inclusion in the Omnibus Spending Bill. Retrieved April 5, 2018, from Entertainment Software Association.
Facebook
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Tech Companies Letter of Support for Senate CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 21, 2018, from Facebook.
Google
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Tech Companies Letter of Support for Senate CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 21, 2018, from Facebook.
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
ITIF (2018, February 6). CLOUD Act Brings Congress Closer to Resolving Problem of Cross-Border Data Access, But Changes Needed to Avoid Jurisdictional Conflicts. Retrieved February 9, 2018, from ITIF.
Information Technology Industry Council
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.
Internet Association
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.
Microsoft
Undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Tech Companies Letter of Support for Senate CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 21, 2018, from Facebook.
National Association of Attorneys General
National Association of Attorneys General (2018, February 21). NAAG Letter on the CLOUD Act. Retrieved April 5, 2018, from National Association of Attorneys General.
National Association of Manufacturers
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.
NetChoice
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.
R Street Institute
Trautman, Lars (2018, February 8). CLOUD Act highlights need to modernize cross-border data framework. Retrieved February 9, 2018, from R Street Institute.
Reform Government Surveillance
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.
Software & Information Industry Association
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.
TechNet
TechNet (2018, March 22). TechNet Hails Inclusion Of CLOUD Act In Omnibus. Retrieved March 22, 2018, from TechNet.
Telecommunications Industry Association
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2018, February 6). Industry Support for the CLOUD Act. Retrieved February 8, 2018, from BSA.

22 organizations oppose this bill

Access Now
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Advocacy for Principled Action in Government
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
American Civil Liberties Union
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Amnesty International
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Campaign for Liberty
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Center for Democracy & Technology
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
CenterLink
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Constitutional Alliance
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Defending Rights & Dissent
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Demand Progress
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Fischer, Camille (2018, February 8). The CLOUD Act: A Dangerous Expansion of Police Snooping on Cross-Border Data. Retrieved February 12, 2018, from EFF.
Equality California
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Free Press
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Government Accountability Project
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Government Information Watch
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Human Rights Watch
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Liberty Coalition
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
National Black Justice Coalition
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
OpenMedia
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.
Restore The Fourth
undersigned organizations (2018, March 12). Coalition Letter Opposing the CLOUD Act. Retrieved March 13, 2018, from EFF.

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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$73,000$195,377
Tammy BaldwinDWI$125,582$1,367,996
John BarrassoRWY$78,300$103,916
Michael F. BennetDCO$288,300$2,266,263
Richard BlumenthalDCT$242,445$803,086
Roy BluntRMO$190,450$515,126
Cory A. BookerDNJ$498,494$2,075,383
John BoozmanRAR$48,100$95,058
Sherrod BrownDOH$104,490$2,332,879
Richard BurrRNC$145,040$511,919
Maria CantwellDWA$239,319$577,260
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$74,450$454,176
Ben CardinDMD$41,762$426,128
Tom CarperDDE$103,770$230,442
Bob CaseyDPA$103,330$1,710,566
Bill CassidyRLA$125,975$306,719
William Thad CochranRMS$63,350$340,225
Susan M. CollinsRME$81,100$323,956
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$120,300$917,139
Bob CorkerRTN$108,512$383,015
John CornynRTX$226,791$607,107
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$136,309$2,363,395
Tom CottonRAR$122,918$404,287
Mike CrapoRID$82,540$161,304
Ted CruzRTX$237,089$921,489
Steve DainesRMT$155,041$134,570
Joe DonnellyDIN$35,475$814,024
Tammy DuckworthDIL$139,107$1,916,916
Dick DurbinDIL$98,017$1,106,199
Mike EnziRWY$28,500$67,977
Joni ErnstRIA$37,400$59,045
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$157,889$480,251
Deb FischerRNE$79,300$162,737
Jeff FlakeRAZ$130,075$249,302
Cory GardnerRCO$189,998$281,108
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$226,833$2,198,063
Lindsey GrahamRSC$154,547$793,939
Chuck GrassleyRIA$104,820$380,916
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$384,123$2,158,919
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$138,524$1,943,333
Orrin G. HatchRUT$287,831$368,278
Martin HeinrichDNM$61,650$826,798
Heidi HeitkampDND$64,871$575,518
Dean HellerRNV$219,650$215,115
Mazie K. HironoDHI$71,092$769,696
John HoevenRND$46,350$67,513
Jim InhofeROK$37,200$131,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$132,300$415,035
Ron JohnsonRWI$165,505$360,672
Doug JonesDAL$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$320,769$2,645,639
John KennedyRLA$12,700$230,000
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$50,088$289,613
Amy KlobucharDMN$182,573$629,443
James LankfordROK$99,950$159,390
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$171,755$602,954
Mike LeeRUT$202,980$292,041
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$69,466$327,925
Ed MarkeyDMA$394,600$1,458,097
John McCainRAZ$191,850$470,799
Claire McCaskillDMO$235,508$2,046,359
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$420,868$895,839
Bob MenéndezDNJ$142,122$1,243,992
Jeff MerkleyDOR$135,175$466,503
Jerry MoranRKS$113,362$159,339
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$68,800$276,859
Chris MurphyDCT$91,438$1,087,807
Patty MurrayDWA$419,102$854,163
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$212,959$1,647,207
Rand PaulRKY$129,606$177,160
David PerdueRGA$99,645$240,517
Gary C. PetersDMI$133,945$1,348,404
Rob PortmanROH$323,526$1,005,579
John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,800$330,420
Jim RischRID$32,850$41,100
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$115,700$250,572
Mike RoundsRSD$52,400$112,960
Marco RubioRFL$302,898$572,405
Bernie SandersIVT$18,241$393,037
Ben SasseRNE$70,710$162,760
Brian SchatzDHI$155,350$952,370
Chuck SchumerDNY$614,599$1,678,890
Tim ScottRSC$161,100$484,533
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$126,899$735,459
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$41,400$229,100
Tina SmithDMN$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$78,190$665,339
Dan SullivanRAK$118,700$245,061
Jon TesterDMT$135,249$1,253,699
John ThuneRSD$178,264$256,004
Thom TillisRNC$162,230$424,209
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$257,930$1,051,561
Tom UdallDNM$79,665$687,375
Chris Van HollenDMD$252,772$2,847,518
Mark R. WarnerDVA$330,403$1,275,420
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$405,077$3,720,332
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$115,959$584,383
Roger F. WickerRMS$73,000$167,815
Ron WydenDOR$341,981$761,181
Todd YoungRIN$68,426$283,757

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$73,000$195,377
Tammy BaldwinDWI$125,582$1,367,996
John BarrassoRWY$78,300$103,916
Michael F. BennetDCO$288,300$2,266,263
Richard BlumenthalDCT$242,445$803,086
Roy BluntRMO$190,450$515,126
Cory A. BookerDNJ$498,494$2,075,383
John BoozmanRAR$48,100$95,058
Sherrod BrownDOH$104,490$2,332,879
Richard BurrRNC$145,040$511,919
Maria CantwellDWA$239,319$577,260
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$74,450$454,176
Ben CardinDMD$41,762$426,128
Tom CarperDDE$103,770$230,442
Bob CaseyDPA$103,330$1,710,566
Bill CassidyRLA$125,975$306,719
William Thad CochranRMS$63,350$340,225
Susan M. CollinsRME$81,100$323,956
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$120,300$917,139
Bob CorkerRTN$108,512$383,015
John CornynRTX$226,791$607,107
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$136,309$2,363,395
Tom CottonRAR$122,918$404,287
Mike CrapoRID$82,540$161,304
Ted CruzRTX$237,089$921,489
Steve DainesRMT$155,041$134,570
Joe DonnellyDIN$35,475$814,024
Tammy DuckworthDIL$139,107$1,916,916
Dick DurbinDIL$98,017$1,106,199
Mike EnziRWY$28,500$67,977
Joni ErnstRIA$37,400$59,045
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$157,889$480,251
Deb FischerRNE$79,300$162,737
Jeff FlakeRAZ$130,075$249,302
Cory GardnerRCO$189,998$281,108
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$226,833$2,198,063
Lindsey GrahamRSC$154,547$793,939
Chuck GrassleyRIA$104,820$380,916
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$384,123$2,158,919
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$138,524$1,943,333
Orrin G. HatchRUT$287,831$368,278
Martin HeinrichDNM$61,650$826,798
Heidi HeitkampDND$64,871$575,518
Dean HellerRNV$219,650$215,115
Mazie K. HironoDHI$71,092$769,696
John HoevenRND$46,350$67,513
Jim InhofeROK$37,200$131,700
Johnny IsaksonRGA$132,300$415,035
Ron JohnsonRWI$165,505$360,672
Doug JonesDAL$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$320,769$2,645,639
John KennedyRLA$12,700$230,000
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$50,088$289,613
Amy KlobucharDMN$182,573$629,443
James LankfordROK$99,950$159,390
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$171,755$602,954
Mike LeeRUT$202,980$292,041
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$69,466$327,925
Ed MarkeyDMA$394,600$1,458,097
John McCainRAZ$191,850$470,799
Claire McCaskillDMO$235,508$2,046,359
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$420,868$895,839
Bob MenéndezDNJ$142,122$1,243,992
Jeff MerkleyDOR$135,175$466,503
Jerry MoranRKS$113,362$159,339
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$68,800$276,859
Chris MurphyDCT$91,438$1,087,807
Patty MurrayDWA$419,102$854,163
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$212,959$1,647,207
Rand PaulRKY$129,606$177,160
David PerdueRGA$99,645$240,517
Gary C. PetersDMI$133,945$1,348,404
Rob PortmanROH$323,526$1,005,579
John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,800$330,420
Jim RischRID$32,850$41,100
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$115,700$250,572
Mike RoundsRSD$52,400$112,960
Marco RubioRFL$302,898$572,405
Bernie SandersIVT$18,241$393,037
Ben SasseRNE$70,710$162,760
Brian SchatzDHI$155,350$952,370
Chuck SchumerDNY$614,599$1,678,890
Tim ScottRSC$161,100$484,533
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$126,899$735,459
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$41,400$229,100
Tina SmithDMN$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$78,190$665,339
Dan SullivanRAK$118,700$245,061
Jon TesterDMT$135,249$1,253,699
John ThuneRSD$178,264$256,004
Thom TillisRNC$162,230$424,209
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$257,930$1,051,561
Tom UdallDNM$79,665$687,375
Chris Van HollenDMD$252,772$2,847,518
Mark R. WarnerDVA$330,403$1,275,420
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$405,077$3,720,332
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$115,959$584,383
Roger F. WickerRMS$73,000$167,815
Ron WydenDOR$341,981$761,181
Todd YoungRIN$68,426$283,757

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
Computer software$4,657,469
Search Engine/Email Services$1,976,806
Services$1,628,433
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,416,139
Telecommunications$1,055,253
Social Media$1,036,340
Computer manufacture & services$949,758
Vendors$732,563
Internet & Online Services$610,740
Manufacturing$589,468
Chambers of commerce$359,126
Communications & Electronics$212,566
Public official (elected or appointed)$123,733

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$62,925,800
Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
Democratic/Liberal$10,243,777
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,418,901
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$929,196
Human Rights$66,400
Consumer groups$10,650
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