Humane Society of the US
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), based in Washington, D.C., is the largest animal advocacy organization in the world, and is one of the largest anti-hunting groups in the United States. In 2009, The HSUS reported assets of over US$160 million.
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2010 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
Summaryoverview of the committee's finances
- Total Raised:
- Total Spent:
- Cash on Hand:
Independent Expendituresmoney spent supporting or opposing a candidate
Candidate Support/Oppose Total Spent Gary PetersSupport $148,745 Nick RahallSupport $133,168 David VitterSupport $125,277 Betty Sue SuttonSupport $111,998 Mary Bono MackSupport $107,130 Richard PomboOppose $20,816 Jim GerlachSupport $14,335 Dina TitusSupport $11,275 Mary Jo KilroySupport $10,407 Jerry McNerneySupport $9,736
Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q3 2013. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying on Behalf of Humane Society of the US
Names of Lobbyists
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Law Enforcement & Crime,
- Food Industry,
- Natural Resources
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.80 Captive Primate Safety Act S.462 Captive Primate Safety Act S.727 Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009 H.R.503 Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009 H.R.2480 Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2009 S.1076 Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2009 H.R.1326 Great Ape Protection Act of 2009 H.R.4733 Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act H.R.1018 Restore Our American Mustangs Act H.R.2811
RegulationsMentioned in 82 dockets; Submitted to 21 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Humane Society of the US" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 3 DOT Animal Legal Defense Fund - Petition to Amend 14 C.F.R. Section 234.13 - Air Carriers Regarding Incidents Involving Animals During Air Transport 2010
- Toggle 2 FWS 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List All Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) as Endagered 2010
- Toggle 2 NOAA Response to a Petition to List the Insular Population of Hawaiian False Killer Whales Under the ESA 2009
- Toggle 2 FDA The Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing Animals 2010
- Toggle 2 FDA FDA Transparency Task Force; Public Meeting 2009
- Toggle 2 APHIS Animal Welfare; Importation of Live Dogs 2009
- Toggle 2 FSIS Non-Ambulatory Disabled Veal Calves and Other Non-Ambulatory Disabled Livestock at Slaughter; Petitions for Rulemaking 2010
- Toggle 1 NOAA Notice of Intent to Prepare a Recovery Plan for Sei Whale 2010
- Toggle 1 FSIS Availability of Compliance Guide for the Use of Video or Other Electronic Monitoring or Recording Equipment in Federally Inspected Establishments 2010
- Toggle 1 FWS Gopher tortoise 2009
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 48 FWS 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List All Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) as Endagered 2010
- Toggle 18 FSIS Non-Ambulatory Disabled Veal Calves and Other Non-Ambulatory Disabled Livestock at Slaughter; Petitions for Rulemaking 2010
- Toggle 6 FDA The Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing Animals 2010
- Toggle 4 FDA Veterinary Feed Directive 2010
- Toggle 4 DOT Animal Legal Defense Fund - Petition to Amend 14 C.F.R. Section 234.13 - Air Carriers Regarding Incidents Involving Animals During Air Transport 2010
- Toggle 3 FDA FDA Transparency Task Force; Public Meeting 2009
- Toggle 3 EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Discharges from the Application of Pesticides 2010
- Toggle 3 NOAA Amendment 3 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan 2009
- Toggle 3 FWS Gray Wolf in MN, WI, MI and the Western Great Lakes 2010
- Toggle 3 NOAA Response to a Petition to List the Insular Population of Hawaiian False Killer Whales Under the ESA 2009
Advisory Committees1 person on 1 committee
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Humane Society of the US" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Agriculture 1 person on 1 committee