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, 2012 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 Steven A. KingOppose $1,505,202 Tony StricklandSupport $207,064 Jeff FlakeOppose $200,403 Michael G. FitzpatrickSupport $100,210 Richard CarmonaSupport $96,243 Tammy BaldwinSupport $95,233 Chris MurphySupport $90,217 Betty Sue SuttonSupport $84,653 Gary MillerSupport $65,704 James B. RenacciOppose $55,584
Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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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
Firm Hired Amount Humane Society Legislative Fund $80,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Veterans Affairs,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.835 Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act S.707 Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act H.R.2492 Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011 H.R.1513 Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2011 S.810 Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2011 H.R.2966 American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011 H.R.198 Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act S.1176 American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011 H.R.2112 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R.3798 Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012
RegulationsMentioned in 99 dockets; Submitted to 49 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 9 APHIS Animal Welfare; Retail Pet Stores and Licensing Exemptions 2011
- Toggle 3 NOAA Notice; receipt of application for a permit to import marine mammals for public display purposes (File No. 17324) 2012
- Toggle 3 APHIS Horse Protection Act; Petition for Amendments to Regulations 2011
- Toggle 2 FWS Removal of gray wolf in Wyoming from the list of Endangered and Threatened Species 2011
- Toggle 2 APHIS Horse Protection Act; Requiring Horse Industry Organizations to Assess and Enforce Minimum Penalties for Violations 2011
- Toggle 2 NOAA Stock Status Determinations; Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS); request for comments 2011
- Toggle 1 NOAA Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; False Killer Whale Take Reduction Plan 2011
- Toggle 1 NOAA Response to a Petition to Revise Hawaiian Monk Seal Critical Habitat 2011
- Toggle 1 Threatened Status for the Distinct Population Segment of the North American Wolverine Occurring in the Continguous United States 2012
- Toggle 1 USCG Port Access Route Study; The Atlantic Coast From Maine to Florida 2011
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 96 APHIS Animal Welfare; Retail Pet Stores and Licensing Exemptions 2011
- Toggle 17 APHIS Horse Protection Act; Petition for Amendments to Regulations 2011
- Toggle 14 NOAA Notice; receipt of application for a permit to import marine mammals for public display purposes (File No. 17324) 2012
- Toggle 8 EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) Reporting Rule 2011
- Toggle 7 APHIS Horse Protection Act; Requiring Horse Industry Organizations to Assess and Enforce Minimum Penalties for Violations 2011
- Toggle 6 FWS Termination of the Southern Sea Otter Translocation Program 2011
- Toggle 5 FWS Petition to List the African Lion (Panthera leo leo) As Endangered 2012
- Toggle 5 FWS Removal of the U.S. Captive-bred Inter-subspecific crossed or generic Tiger From the Exemption to Register Under the Captive-bred Wildlife Regulations 2011
- Toggle 4 FWS Removal of gray wolf in Wyoming from the list of Endangered and Threatened Species 2011
- Toggle 4 EPA Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) Section 610 Review of NPDES Permit Regulation and Effluent Limitations Guidelines Standards for CAFOs 2012