Motion Picture Assn of America
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), originally the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA), was founded in 1922 and is designed to advance the business interests of its members. MPAA is a United States non-profit business Trade Organization and administers the voluntary, but dominant MPAA film rating system.
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, 2008 filing.
Summaryoverview of the committee's finances
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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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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
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Lobbying on Behalf of Motion Picture Assn of America
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Motion Picture Assn of America $4,940,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Arts & Entertainment,
- Radio & TV Broadcasting,
- Computers & Information Tech,
- Law Enforcement & Crime,
- Media Information & Publishing
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.4137 College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007 S.1642 Higher Education Amendments of 2007 H.R.4279 Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008 H.R.1201 Freedom and Innovation Revitalizing U.S. Entrepreneurship Act of 2007 H.R.6049 Energy and Tax Extenders Act of 2008 H.R.1689 Curb Illegal Downloading on College Campuses Act of 2007 H.R.5889 Orphan Works Act of 2008 S.2913 Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008 H.R.1424 Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007 H.R.3676 Family Friendly Flights Act of 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 17 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
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 "Motion Picture Assn of America" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 3 DOJ Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accommodations and in Commercial Facilities 2008
- Toggle 1 DOJ Revised Regulations for Records Relating to Visual Depictions of Sexually Explicit Conduct 2007
- Toggle 1 TSA Large Aircraft Security Program, Other Aircraft Operator Security Program, and Airport Operator Security Program 2008
- Toggle 1 FTC Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 2008
- Toggle 1 COLC Section 109 Report to Congress 2007
- Toggle 1 CRB Distribution of the 2003 Cable Royalty Fund 2007
- Toggle 1 EPA California Authorization Request for Emission Standards for Off-road Diesel-fueled fleets 2008
- Toggle 1 FTC “DVD Rating Symbol Study” Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request 2008
- Toggle 1 FTC Definitions and Implementation Under the CAN-SPAM Act 2008
- Toggle 1 COLC Definition of Cable System 2007
Advisory Committees3 people on 3 committees
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 "Motion Picture Assn of America" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of State 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee