S. 88 - DIGIT Act

Science, technology, communications. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to ensure appropriate spectrum planning and interagency coordination to support the Internet of Things. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on August 2, 2017 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

by voice vote on August 3, 2017.

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DIGIT Act

S. 88 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to ensure appropriate spectrum planning and interagency coordination to support the Internet of Things. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to ensure appropriate spectrum planning and interagency coordination to support the Internet of Things.
Other Titles
  • Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act
  • DIGIT Act
  • Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act
  • Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act
  • DIGIT Act
  • Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act
  • Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act
  • DIGIT Act
  • DIGIT Act
Sponsor
Deb Fischer
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advisory bodies
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Digital media
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Internet and video services
  • Right of privacy
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/10/2017
Referred to Committee
Amendments (1 proposed)
Senate8/03/2017
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 769 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.8/03/2017 by voice vote
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.8/03/2017 by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/10/2017
1/10/2017Introduced in Senate
1/10/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Put on a legislative calendar1/24/2017Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
6/05/2017Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune without amendment. With written report No. 115-90.
Put on a legislative calendar6/05/2017Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 113.
select this voteVote8/03/2017Amendment SA 769 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
8/03/2017
8/03/2017Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 769 proposed by Senator Wicker for Senator Fischer.
8/03/2017Senate amendment agreed to: Amendment SA 769 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
8/03/2017Senate amendment submitted
8/03/2017Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage8/03/2017Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
8/03/2017Amendment SA 769 proposed by Senator Wicker for Senator Fischer. (consideration: CR S4819; text: CR S4819) In the nature of substitute.
8/04/2017Message on Senate action sent to the House.
8/04/2017Received in the House.
8/04/2017Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
8/11/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 769Fischer, Deb [R-NE]August 3, 2017Passed by voice vote on August 2, 2017.

In the nature of substitute.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

6 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

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DIGIT Act: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.

6 organizations support this bill

Competitive Carriers Association
CCA (2017, January 9). CCA Applauds Bipartisan Reintroduction of DIGIT Act. Retrieved January 11, 2017, from CCA.
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
ITIF (2017, January 10). Bipartisan DIGIT Act Puts United States on Track to Be Global Leader on the Internet of Things. Retrieved February 8, 2017, from ITIF.
National Association of Manufacturers
Raymond, Brian (2017, January 10). Bipartisan Bill Focused on Growing IoT Introduced Today. Retrieved February 8, 2017, from NAM.
Semiconductor Industry Association
Russo, Dan (2017, January 11). SIA Applauds Introduction of DIGIT Act. Retrieved February 8, 2017, from SIA.
Telecommunications Industry Association
TIA (2017, January 24). TIA Applauds Senate Commerce Committee on MOBILE NOW and DIGIT Acts. Retrieved February 8, 2017, from TIA.
wifi alliance
WI-FI Alliance (2017, January 11). Wi-Fi Alliance applauds DIGIT Act. Retrieved February 8, 2017, from WI-FI Alliance.

0 organizations oppose this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$21,000$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$33,835$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$22,400$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$109,919$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$107,200$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$93,050$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$132,800$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$13,400$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$42,524$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$77,550$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$38,785$0Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$34,900$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$35,646$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$56,720$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$43,300$0Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$49,600$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$39,800$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$69,250$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$53,900$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$40,812$0Yes
John CornynRTX$134,843$0Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$25,868$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$44,050$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$85,350$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$58,864$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$74,375$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$11,750$0Yes
Tammy DuckworthDIL$58,850$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$49,200$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$24,000$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$8,000$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$106,539$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$43,350$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$49,050$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$48,175$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$112,798$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$184,306$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$64,750$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$47,400$0Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$142,205$0Yes
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$22,501$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$118,081$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$39,850$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$21,150$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$100,800$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$28,400$0Yes
John HoevenRND$20,100$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$9,100$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$39,600$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$58,350$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$86,275$0Yes
John KennedyRLA$1,500$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$22,000$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$86,230$0Yes
James LankfordROK$31,200$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$55,550$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$56,620$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$49,416$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$192,473$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$102,350$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$78,956$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$151,143$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$61,472$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$58,825$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$45,212$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,400$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$26,828$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$104,360$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$86,459$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$44,286$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$18,350$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$56,250$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$248,351$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,100$0Yes
Jim RischRID$42,849$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$49,250$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$34,400$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$107,295$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$10,690$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$25,550$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$56,510$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$363,344$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$76,700$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$43,400$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,500$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$45,421$0Yes
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$49,850$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$66,916$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$89,748$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$85,850$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$97,293$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$52,750$0Yes
Chris Van HollenDMD$109,400$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$121,297$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$95,289$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$24,500$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$31,000$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$182,439$0Yes
Todd YoungRIN$34,200$0Yes

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$21,000$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$33,835$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$22,400$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$109,919$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$107,200$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$93,050$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$132,800$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$13,400$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$42,524$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$77,550$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$38,785$0Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$34,900$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$35,646$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$56,720$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$43,300$0Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$49,600$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$39,800$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$69,250$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$53,900$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$40,812$0Yes
John CornynRTX$134,843$0Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$25,868$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$44,050$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$85,350$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$58,864$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$74,375$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$11,750$0Yes
Tammy DuckworthDIL$58,850$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$49,200$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$24,000$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$8,000$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$106,539$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$43,350$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$49,050$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$48,175$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$112,798$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$184,306$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$64,750$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$47,400$0Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$142,205$0Yes
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$22,501$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$118,081$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$39,850$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$21,150$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$100,800$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$28,400$0Yes
John HoevenRND$20,100$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$9,100$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$39,600$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$58,350$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$86,275$0Yes
John KennedyRLA$1,500$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$22,000$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$86,230$0Yes
James LankfordROK$31,200$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$55,550$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$56,620$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$49,416$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$192,473$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$102,350$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$78,956$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$151,143$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$61,472$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$58,825$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$45,212$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,400$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$26,828$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$104,360$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$86,459$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$44,286$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$18,350$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$56,250$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$248,351$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,100$0Yes
Jim RischRID$42,849$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$49,250$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$34,400$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$107,295$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$10,690$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$25,550$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$56,510$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$363,344$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$76,700$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$43,400$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,500$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$45,421$0Yes
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$49,850$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$66,916$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$89,748$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$85,850$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$97,293$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$52,750$0Yes
Chris Van HollenDMD$109,400$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$121,297$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$95,289$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$24,500$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$31,000$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$182,439$0Yes
Todd YoungRIN$34,200$0Yes

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Computer components & accessories$2,663,226
Telecommunications$1,069,753
Computer manufacture & services$953,108
General business associations$660,023
Internet & Online Services$614,265
Manufacturing$592,718

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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