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S. 760 - Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act

Government operations and politics. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to expand the Government's use and administration of data to facilitate transparency, effective governance, and innovation, 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.

Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act

S. 760 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to expand the Government's use and administration of data to facilitate transparency, effective governance, and innovation, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to expand the Government's use and administration of data to facilitate transparency, effective governance, and innovation, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • OPEN Government Data Act
  • Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act
  • Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act
  • OPEN Government Data Act
  • Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act
  • Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act
  • Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act
Sponsor
Brian Schatz
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional oversight
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
  • Performance measurement
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/29/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/29/2017
3/29/2017Introduced in Senate
3/29/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Put on a legislative calendar5/17/2017Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
7/24/2017Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with amendments. With written report No. 115-134.
Put on a legislative calendar7/24/2017Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 180.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

43 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act

43 organizations support this bill

Amazon.com
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
American Association of Law Libraries
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
american statistical association
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Association of College and Research Libraries
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Association of Public Data Users
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Association of Research Libraries
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
BSA - The Software Alliance
BSA - The Software Alliance (2017, March 30). BSA Praises Reintroduction of OPEN Government Data Act, Urges Swift Passage. Retrieved April 7, 2017, from BSA - The Software Alliance.
CA Technologies
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Center for Data Innovation
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Center for Democracy & Technology
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Code for America
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Consortium of Social Science Associations
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Consumer Technology Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Creative Commons
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Data Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Demand Progress
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Development Gateway
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Development Seed
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Elder Research
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Engine
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Esri
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Experian
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Fujitsu
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
GitHub
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
GovTrack.us
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
IBM
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Internet Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
isolonorg
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
national priorities project
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Niskanen Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Open Technology Institute
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Oracle
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Procter & Gamble
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
R Street Institute
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Rackspace
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Socrata
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Software & Information Industry Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Sunlight Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
techfreedom
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.
Yelp
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 5). OPEN Gov Data Act Support Letter. Retrieved April 5, 2017, from Center for Data Innovation.

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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$96,900$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$704,416$0
John BarrassoRWY$69,800$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$951,986$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$217,943$0
Roy BluntRMO$393,766$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$570,806$0
John BoozmanRAR$81,232$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$730,595$0
Richard BurrRNC$277,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$248,942$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$214,525$0
Ben CardinDMD$127,678$0
Tom CarperDDE$120,640$0
Bob CaseyDPA$204,451$0
Bill CassidyRLA$426,147$0
William Thad CochranRMS$64,550$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$109,950$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$203,829$0
Bob CorkerRTN$134,672$0
John CornynRTX$273,346$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$1,558,022$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,336,737$0
Mike CrapoRID$152,534$0
Ted CruzRTX$2,043,392$0
Steve DainesRMT$399,590$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$109,952$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$1,008,024$0
Dick DurbinDIL$161,825$0
Mike EnziRWY$36,950$0
Joni ErnstRIA$195,461$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$169,483$0
Deb FischerRNE$236,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,478,560$0
Al FrankenDMN$384,012$0
Cory GardnerRCO$545,005$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$388,611$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$156,688$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$219,679$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$818,871$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$1,224,717$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$305,081$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$254,975$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$128,813$0
Dean HellerRNV$341,987$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$256,512$0
John HoevenRND$58,160$0
Jim InhofeROK$80,574$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$168,045$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$945,189$0
Tim KaineDVA$761,502$0
John KennedyRLA$31,600$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$61,136$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$170,976$0
James LankfordROK$243,240$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$221,205$0
Mike LeeRUT$924,964$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$101,541$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$502,186$0
John McCainRAZ$347,283$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$369,343$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$646,924$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$265,877$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$213,093$0
Jerry MoranRKS$119,012$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$74,950$0
Chris MurphyDCT$386,113$0
Patty MurrayDWA$660,215$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$258,702$0
Rand PaulRKY$582,213$0
David PerdueRGA$294,773$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$386,220$0
Rob PortmanROH$534,365$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$47,200$0
Jim RischRID$87,887$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$186,406$0
Mike RoundsRSD$117,577$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,137,668$0
Bernie SandersIVT$346,801$0
Ben SasseRNE$752,254$0
Brian SchatzDHI$222,956$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$586,525$0
Tim ScottRSC$446,661$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$277,830$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$46,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$162,188$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$672,673$0
Jon TesterDMT$244,465$0
John ThuneRSD$328,698$0
Thom TillisRNC$333,664$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,589,656$0
Tom UdallDNM$171,935$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$498,685$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$442,006$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,286,857$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$135,222$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$36,700$0
Ron WydenDOR$346,545$0
Todd YoungRIN$204,184$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$96,900$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$704,416$0
John BarrassoRWY$69,800$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$951,986$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$217,943$0
Roy BluntRMO$393,766$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$570,806$0
John BoozmanRAR$81,232$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$730,595$0
Richard BurrRNC$277,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$248,942$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$214,525$0
Ben CardinDMD$127,678$0
Tom CarperDDE$120,640$0
Bob CaseyDPA$204,451$0
Bill CassidyRLA$426,147$0
William Thad CochranRMS$64,550$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$109,950$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$203,829$0
Bob CorkerRTN$134,672$0
John CornynRTX$273,346$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$1,558,022$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,336,737$0
Mike CrapoRID$152,534$0
Ted CruzRTX$2,043,392$0
Steve DainesRMT$399,590$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$109,952$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$1,008,024$0
Dick DurbinDIL$161,825$0
Mike EnziRWY$36,950$0
Joni ErnstRIA$195,461$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$169,483$0
Deb FischerRNE$236,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,478,560$0
Al FrankenDMN$384,012$0
Cory GardnerRCO$545,005$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$388,611$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$156,688$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$219,679$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$818,871$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$1,224,717$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$305,081$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$254,975$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$128,813$0
Dean HellerRNV$341,987$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$256,512$0
John HoevenRND$58,160$0
Jim InhofeROK$80,574$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$168,045$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$945,189$0
Tim KaineDVA$761,502$0
John KennedyRLA$31,600$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$61,136$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$170,976$0
James LankfordROK$243,240$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$221,205$0
Mike LeeRUT$924,964$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$101,541$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$502,186$0
John McCainRAZ$347,283$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$369,343$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$646,924$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$265,877$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$213,093$0
Jerry MoranRKS$119,012$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$74,950$0
Chris MurphyDCT$386,113$0
Patty MurrayDWA$660,215$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$258,702$0
Rand PaulRKY$582,213$0
David PerdueRGA$294,773$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$386,220$0
Rob PortmanROH$534,365$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$47,200$0
Jim RischRID$87,887$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$186,406$0
Mike RoundsRSD$117,577$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,137,668$0
Bernie SandersIVT$346,801$0
Ben SasseRNE$752,254$0
Brian SchatzDHI$222,956$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$586,525$0
Tim ScottRSC$446,661$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$277,830$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$46,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$162,188$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$672,673$0
Jon TesterDMT$244,465$0
John ThuneRSD$328,698$0
Thom TillisRNC$333,664$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,589,656$0
Tom UdallDNM$171,935$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$498,685$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$442,006$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,286,857$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$135,222$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$36,700$0
Ron WydenDOR$346,545$0
Todd YoungRIN$204,184$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
Computer software$4,734,324
Data processing & computer services$1,531,173
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,421,514
Social Media$1,046,515
Toiletries & cosmetics$974,981
Computer manufacture & services$953,108
Education$908,336
Vendors$734,813
Credit reporting services & collection agencies$708,145
Health & welfare policy$632,146
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$628,367
Internet & Online Services$614,265
Communications & Electronics$219,616
Hosting/Cloud Services$43,300
Consumer groups$10,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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