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".
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.
Summaryoverview of the committee's finances
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- Total Spent:
- Cash on Hand:
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.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Recording Industry Assn of America
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Recording Industry Assn of America $11,799,056
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Radio & TV Broadcasting,
- Arts & Entertainment,
- Consumer Product Safety,
- Government Issues,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
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.1319 Informed P2P User Act H.R.4098 Secure Federal File Sharing Act S.3027 P2P Cyber Protection and Informed User Act S.3804 Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act H.R.2221 Data Accountability and Trust Act S.49 Public Corruption Prosecution Improvements Act
RegulationsMentioned in 17 dockets; Submitted to 4 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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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 4 USTR 2010 Special 301 2010
- 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 Special 301 FR notice 2010
- Toggle 2 USTR 2009 Special 301 2009
- Toggle 2 USTR Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA): Request for Public Comments 2010
- Toggle 1 USTR Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Partnership Act: Report to Congress 2009
- Toggle 1 CRB Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Rate Determination Proceeding 2009
- Toggle 1 USTR Comments and Notice of Public Hearing Concerning China's Compliance with WTO Commitments 2009
- Toggle 1 COLC Federal Copyright Protection of Sound Recordings Fixed Before February 15, 1972; Correction 2010
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 "Recording Industry Assn of America" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee