Recording Industry Assn of America
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trust that represents the recording industry distributors in the United States. Its members consist of record labels and distributors, which the RIAA say "create, manufacture and/or distribute approximately 85% of all legitimate sound recordings produced and sold in the United States".
Campaign Finance$4,214,589 Given
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- 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.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Recording Industry Assn of America
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Recording Industry Assn of America $60,938,895
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Arts & Entertainment,
- Radio & TV Broadcasting,
- Consumer Product Safety,
- Law Enforcement & Crime,
- Government Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.848 Performance Rights Act S.379 Performance Rights Act H.CON.RES.49 S.CON.RES.14 H.R.4789 Performance Rights Act S.968 PIPA S.2500 Performance Rights Act H.R.2060 Internet Radio Equality Act H.R.1319 Informed P2P User Act H.R.4098 Secure Federal File Sharing Act
RegulationsMentioned in 72 dockets; Submitted to 5 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 "Recording Industry Assn of America" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 DOJ Inspection of Records Relating to Depiction of Simulated Sexually Explicit Performances 2008
- Toggle 1 USTR 2010 Special 301 2010
- Toggle 1 USTR Special 301 FR notice 2010
- Toggle 1 USTR 2009 Special 301 2009
- Toggle 1 USTR Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA): Request for Public Comments 2010
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 8 OMB Development of the Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement 2012
- Toggle 4 USTR 2010 Special 301 2010
- Toggle 3 2013 Special 301 Out-Of-Cycle review of Notorious Markets 2013
- Toggle 3 Request for Comments and Notice of public hearing concerning Proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement 2013
- Toggle 3 DOJ Revised Regulations for Records Relating to Visual Depictions of Sexually Explicit Conduct 2007
- Toggle 2 USTR Request for Comments on Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement 2009
- Toggle 2 USTR Request for Comments Concerning Free Trade Agreement With the Republic of Korea 2009
- Toggle 2 USTR 2012 Special 301 Review 2011
- Toggle 2 USTR 2012 Special 301 Out of Cycle Review of Notorious Markets: Request for Public Comments 2012
- Toggle 2 USTR Results of the 2011 Annual Review; Notice of Hearing and Public Comments for Country Practice Petitions Accepted as Part of the 2011 Annual GSP Review 2012
Advisory Committees4 people on 5 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 "Recording Industry Assn of America" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Commerce 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Office of the United States Trade Representative 1 person on 2 committees
- Toggle National Endowment for the Arts 1 person on 1 committee