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November 24, 2020

CASE Act Update – Senator Tammy Duckworth Becomes Cosponsor

Professional Photographers of America's (PPA) Government Affairs Team is happy to announce that Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) has become a cosponsor of S. 1273, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (CASE Act). This action from Senator Duckworth is a direct result of PPA’s grassroots efforts; the letters you send make all the difference! Please visit to send your letter today!

Senator Duckworth is the 22nd senator to become a sponsor of this critical legislation. On behalf of PPA, thank you Senator Duckworth for co-sponsoring the CASE Act. We greatly appreciate your office’s commitment to promoting and protecting the arts.

We would also like to thank our lead sponsors, Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) and Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) for their unflinching resolve to see this legislation enacted. We would not have reached this point without your support and the support of all S. 1273’s sponsors.  

Below is a list of our current sponsors:

  • Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] – Sponsor
  • Sen. Durbin, Richard [D-IL] – Original cosponsor
  • Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC] – Original cosponsor
  • Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI] – Original cosponsor
  • Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN]
  • Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]
  • Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM]
  • Sen. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND]
  • Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE]
  • Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]
  • Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]
  • Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX]
  • Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX]
  • Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]
  • Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]
  • Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]
  • Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN]
  • Sen. Hyde-Smith, Cindy [R-MS]
  • Sen. Young, Todd [R-IN]
  • Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA]
  • Sen. Wicker, Roger [R-MS]
  • Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]

Thank you to all of the CASE Act's sponsors! Your dedication to the arts is greatly appreciated. 

If you don’t see your senator on this list, send them a letter today! It only takes 30 seconds. Visit and make your voice heard!