H.R. 6532 - To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Restore the Highway Trust Fund Balance.

Taxation. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the Highway Trust Fund balance. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on September 10, 2008.

To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Restore the Highway Trust Fund Balance.

H.R. 6532 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the Highway Trust Fund balance. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the Highway Trust Fund balance.
Other Titles
    Sponsor
    Charles B. Rangel
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Taxation
    • Budgets
    • Energy
    • Excise tax
    • Gasoline
    • Government trust funds
    • Highway use tax
    • Transportation
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    Major Actions
    Introduced7/17/2008
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (1 proposed)
    Passed House7/23/2008
    Passed Senate9/10/2008
    Signed by President9/15/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 6532 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the Highway Trust Fund balance - Under Suspension of the Rules7/23/2008This bill PASSED the House
    387 voted YES 37 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.9/10/2008PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 5427 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.9/10/2008PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseH.R. 6532 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the Highway Trust Fund balance (under suspension of the rules)9/11/2008This motion PASSED the House
    376 voted YES 29 voted NO 28 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced7/17/2008
    7/17/2008Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
    7/23/2008Mr. Lewis (GA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
    7/23/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
    7/23/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6532.
    7/23/2008At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
    7/23/2008Considered as unfinished business.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage7/23/2008On Passage - House - H.R. 6532 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the Highway Trust Fund balance - Under Suspension of the Rules
    7/24/2008Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
    9/10/2008Senate Committee on Finance discharged by Unanimous Consent.
    9/10/2008Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/10/2008Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
    9/10/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Presented to President9/10/2008Cleared for White House.
    9/10/2008Amendment SA 5427 proposed by Senator Boxer for Senator Baucus.
    select this voteVote9/10/2008Amendment SA 5427 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    Presented to President9/11/2008Presented to President.
    9/11/2008Mr. Lewis (GA) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
    9/11/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6532.
    9/11/2008At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
    select this voteVote9/11/2008H.R. 6532 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the Highway Trust Fund balance (under suspension of the rules)
    Signed9/15/2008Signed by President.
    Enacted9/15/2008Became Public Law No: 110-318.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    select this voteS. Amdt. 5427Baucus, Max [D-MT]September 10, 2008Passed by voice vote on September 9, 2008.

    To change the date of restoration.

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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    27 times as much
    $319,238
    $1,667,021
    $601,474
    $2,587,733
    $96,044
    $96,044

    opposed this bill

    4 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Restore the Highway Trust Fund Balance.: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.

    4 organizations supported this bill

    American Society of Civil Engineers
    (n.d.). Current Legislation . Retrieved n.d., from .
    Americans for Transportation Mobility
    (n.d.). Contact your Representatives in Congress and tell them to co-cosponsor H.R. 6532!. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Association of Manufacturers
    (n.d.). NAM thanks House for $8 billion towards Highway Trust Fund.. Retrieved n.d., from .
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    (n.d.). Letter Supporting H.R. 6532, to restore the Highway Trust Fund balance. Retrieved n.d., from .

    2 organizations opposed this bill

    Americans for Tax Reform
    (n.d.). Urge opposition to H.R. 3999 and H.R. 6532. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Taxpayers Union
    (n.d.). Vote Alert . Retrieved n.d., from .

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,566$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$9,850$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$2,450$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$10,600$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$26,529$1,000Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$7,200$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$1,500$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,600$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$42,350$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$15,275$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$14,125$1,050Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$3,500$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$18,616$1,500Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$24,779$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$3,500$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$31,250$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$33,450$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$11,630$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$42,950$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$33,050$7,000Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$78,181$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$15,800$2,988Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$9,200$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$125,930$33,900Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$14,799$1,000Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,750$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$46,900$5,000Yes
    John CornynRTX$89,666$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$750$1,000Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$77,750$2,180Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$8,750$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$21,500$7,101Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$5,300$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$5,000$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$16,650$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$7,318$6,000Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$9,872$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,000$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$63,543$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$18,850$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$11,150$2,000Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$5,800$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$6,050$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$18,750$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$46,650$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$11,250$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$29,900$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$34,250$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$4,500$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$14,050$0Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$2,200$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$30,500$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$67,050$6,400Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$68,252$0Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$16,100$0Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$500$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$10,700$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$48,800$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$10,050$1,500Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$25,475$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$41,999$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$8,300$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$13,600$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$67,875$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$247,432$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,700$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$24,799$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$48,950$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$17,750$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$28,850$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$23,100$0Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$5,332$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,700$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$19,600$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,950$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,250$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$14,918$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$5,350$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$12,050$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$50,375$6,000Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$77,850$4,000Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$19,000$1,000Yes
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$4,150$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$79,550$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$11,500$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$15,600$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$36,050$1,000Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$6,650$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$70,290$2,925Yes
    David VitterRLA$66,449$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$54,018$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$2,000$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$12,040$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,650$0Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$28,800$1,500Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$1,000$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,566$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$9,850$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$2,450$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$10,600$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$26,529$1,000Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$7,200$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$1,500$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,600$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$42,350$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$15,275$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$14,125$1,050Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$3,500$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$18,616$1,500Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$24,779$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$3,500$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$31,250$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$33,450$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$11,630$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$42,950$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$33,050$7,000Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$78,181$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$15,800$2,988Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$9,200$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$125,930$33,900Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$14,799$1,000Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,750$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$46,900$5,000Yes
    John CornynRTX$89,666$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$750$1,000Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$77,750$2,180Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$8,750$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$21,500$7,101Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$5,300$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$5,000$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$16,650$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$7,318$6,000Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$9,872$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$20,000$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$63,543$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$18,850$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$11,150$2,000Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$5,800$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$6,050$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$18,750$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$46,650$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$11,250$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$29,900$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$34,250$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$4,500$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$14,050$0Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$2,200$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$30,500$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$67,050$6,400Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$68,252$0Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$16,100$0Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$500$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$10,700$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$48,800$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$10,050$1,500Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$25,475$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$41,999$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$8,300$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$13,600$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$67,875$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$247,432$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,700$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$24,799$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$48,950$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$17,750$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$28,850$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$23,100$0Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$5,332$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,700$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$19,600$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,950$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,250$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$14,918$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$5,350$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$12,050$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$50,375$6,000Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$77,850$4,000Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$19,000$1,000Yes
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$4,150$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$79,550$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$11,500$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$15,600$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$36,050$1,000Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$6,650$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$70,290$2,925Yes
    David VitterRLA$66,449$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$54,018$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$2,000$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$12,040$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,650$0Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$28,800$1,500Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$1,000$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Engineers - type unknown$1,667,021
    Manufacturing$601,474
    Chambers of commerce$319,238

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Fiscal & tax policy$96,044
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