H.R. 3548 - Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009

Unemployment Benefits - Labor and employment. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to provide for the temporary availability of certain additional emergency unemployment compensation, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
27 proposed amendments. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on November 4, 2009.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 98 voted NO: 0
2 voted present/not voting

Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009

H.R. 3548 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Unemployment Benefits
Summary
To amend the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to provide for the temporary availability of certain additional emergency unemployment compensation, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to provide for the temporary availability of certain additional emergency unemployment compensation, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009
  • Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009
  • Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009
  • Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009
Sponsor
Jim McDermott
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Employment taxes
  • Food assistance and relief
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government information and archives
  • Housing finance and home ownership
  • Income tax credits
  • Income tax exclusion
  • Income tax rates
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Interest, dividends, interest rates
  • Military personnel and dependents
  • Railroads
  • Sex offenses
  • Small business
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Transportation employees
  • Unemployment
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Major Actions
Introduced9/10/2009
Referred to Committee
Amendments (27 proposed)
Passed House9/22/2009
Passed Senate11/04/2009
Signed by President11/06/2009
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 3548 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009 - Under Suspension of the Rules9/22/2009This bill PASSED the House
331 voted YES 83 voted NO 18 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 354810/27/2009This motion PASSED the Senate
87 voted YES 13 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to invoke cloture on the Baucus Amdt. No. 2712 to H.R. 3548.11/02/2009This amendment PASSED the Senate
85 voted YES 2 voted NO 13 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 2712 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.11/04/2009PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on H.R. 354811/04/2009This motion PASSED the Senate
97 voted YES 1 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn Passage - Senate - H.R. 3548 as amended.11/04/2009This bill PASSED the Senate
98 voted YES 0 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseSuspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H.R. 3548 Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act11/05/2009This motion PASSED the House
403 voted YES 12 voted NO 18 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/10/2009
9/10/2009Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
9/22/2009Received in the Senate.
9/22/2009Mr. McDermott moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
9/22/2009Considered under suspension of the rules.
9/22/2009DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3548.
9/22/2009At 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.
9/22/2009Considered as unfinished business.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage9/22/2009On Passage - House - H.R. 3548 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009 - Under Suspension of the Rules
10/08/2009Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar10/13/2009Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 174.
10/21/2009Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
10/21/2009Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill presented in Senate.
10/21/2009Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
select this voteVote10/27/2009Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 3548
10/28/2009Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
10/29/2009Amendment SA 2712 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Baucus.
10/29/2009Cloture motion on amendment SA 2712 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S10909-10910; text: 10909-10910)
10/29/2009Amendment SA 2713 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2712.
10/29/2009Amendment SA 2714 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2713.
10/29/2009Amendment SA 2715 proposed by Senator Reid to language proposed to be stricken by amendment no. 2712.
10/29/2009Amendment SA 2716 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2715.
10/29/2009Amendment SA 2717 proposed by Senator Reid to the motion to recommit.
10/29/2009Amendment SA 2718 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2717.
10/29/2009Amendment SA 2719 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2718.
10/29/2009Motion by Senator Reid to commit to Senate Committee on Finance with instructions to report back forthwith, with the following amendment (SA 2717) made in Senate.
10/29/2009Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
10/29/2009Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/29/2009Measure laid before Senate by motion.
10/29/2009Cloture motion on the bill presented in Senate.
11/02/2009Considered by Senate.
11/02/2009Considered by Senate.
11/02/2009Considered by Senate.
11/02/2009Considered by Senate.
11/02/2009Considered by Senate.
11/02/2009Considered by Senate.
11/02/2009Considered by Senate.
11/02/2009Considered by Senate.
11/02/2009SA 2717 fell when the motion to commit fell.
11/02/2009SA 2718 fell when when SA2717 fell.
11/02/2009SA 2719 fell when SA 2718 fell.
11/02/2009Considered by Senate.
11/02/2009Motion by Senator Reid to commit to Senate Committee on Finance with instructions fell in Senate.
select this voteVote11/02/2009Motion to invoke cloture on the Baucus Amdt. No. 2712 to H.R. 3548.
11/03/2009Considered by Senate.
11/03/2009Considered by Senate.
11/03/2009Considered by Senate.
11/03/2009Considered by Senate.
11/03/2009Considered by Senate.
11/03/2009Considered by Senate.
11/04/2009Considered by Senate.
select this voteVote11/04/2009Amendment SA 2712 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
11/04/2009Considered by Senate.
11/04/2009Proposed amendment SA 2713 withdrawn in Senate.
11/04/2009Considered by Senate.
11/04/2009Proposed amendment SA 2714 withdrawn in Senate.
11/04/2009Considered by Senate.
11/04/2009Proposed amendment SA 2715 withdrawn in Senate.
11/04/2009Considered by Senate.
11/04/2009Proposed amendment SA 2716 withdrawn in Senate.
11/04/2009Considered by Senate.
11/04/2009Message on Senate action sent to the House.
select this voteVote11/04/2009Motion to Invoke Cloture on H.R. 3548
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage11/04/2009On Passage - Senate - H.R. 3548 as amended.
Presented to President11/05/2009Cleared for White House.
Presented to President11/05/2009Presented to President.
11/05/2009Mr. Rangel moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
11/05/2009DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 3548.
11/05/2009At 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.
11/05/2009Considered as unfinished business.
11/05/2009On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays (2/3 required): 403 - 12 (Roll No. 859).
select this voteVote11/05/2009Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H.R. 3548 Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act
Enacted11/06/2009Became Public Law No: 111-92.
Signed11/06/2009Signed by President.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 2668Reid, Harry [D-NV]October 8, 2009Offered on October 7, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2695Sessions, Jefferson [R-AL]October 20, 2009Offered on October 19, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2698Feingold, Russell [D-WI]October 22, 2009Offered on October 21, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2699Isakson, John [R-GA]October 22, 2009Offered on October 21, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2700Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]October 26, 2009Offered on October 25, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2701Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]October 26, 2009Offered on October 25, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2702Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]October 26, 2009Offered on October 25, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2703Leahy, Patrick [D-VT]October 27, 2009Offered on October 26, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2704Leahy, Patrick [D-VT]October 27, 2009Offered on October 26, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2705Casey, Robert [D-PA]October 27, 2009Offered on October 26, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2706McCaskill, Claire [D-MO]October 27, 2009Offered on October 26, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2708Casey, Robert [D-PA]October 28, 2009Offered on October 27, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2709Udall, Mark [D-CO]October 28, 2009Offered on October 27, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2710Sessions, Jefferson [R-AL]October 29, 2009Offered on October 28, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2711Bennett, Robert [R-UT]October 29, 2009Offered on October 28, 2009.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 2712Baucus, Max [D-MT]October 29, 2009Passed by voice vote on November 3, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2713Reid, Harry [D-NV]October 29, 2009Withdrawn on November 3, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2714Reid, Harry [D-NV]October 29, 2009Withdrawn on November 3, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2715Reid, Harry [D-NV]October 29, 2009Withdrawn on November 3, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2716Reid, Harry [D-NV]October 29, 2009Withdrawn on November 3, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2717Reid, Harry [D-NV]October 29, 2009Offered on October 28, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2718Reid, Harry [D-NV]October 29, 2009Offered on October 28, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2719Reid, Harry [D-NV]October 29, 2009Offered on October 28, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2721Corker, Bob [R-TN]November 2, 2009Offered on November 1, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2722Johanns, Mike [R-NE]November 2, 2009Offered on November 1, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2723Enzi, Michael [R-WY]November 2, 2009Offered on November 1, 2009.

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S. Amdt. 2724Schumer, Charles [D-NY]November 2, 2009Offered on November 1, 2009.

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Average contributions given to Senators from Real estate agents, which…

supported this bill

Real estate agents [About]
Average given to Senators who voted:
$56,351
YES$56,351
$0
NO$0
1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009: On Passage - Senate - H.R. 3548 as amended.

1 organization supported this bill

National Association of Realtors
National Association of Realtors (2009, November 5). Tax Credit Extension a Positive Step Toward Sustained Real. Retrieved November 10, 2009, from National Association of Realtors.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Real estate agents interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$18,100$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$65,350$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$7,250$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$47,903$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$49,741$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$29,250$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$62,150$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$14,400$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$31,549$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$1,000$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$108,140$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$42,150$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$4,700$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$4,750$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$79,524$0Yes
Roland BurrisDIL$1,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$19,300$0Not Voting
Maria CantwellDWA$39,500$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$151,431$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$32,550$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$120,326$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$65,025$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$16,550$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$18,050$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$41,100$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$27,250$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$164,435$0Yes
John CornynRTX$120,600$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$13,200$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$50,917$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$53,710$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$14,950$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$133,125$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$65,750$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$13,250$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$46,825$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$68,030$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$47,625$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$128,000$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$78,625$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$30,449$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$500$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$22,816$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$42,450$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$23,000$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$63,200$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$27,250$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$25,400$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$240,583$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$30,250$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$18,999$0Yes
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$35,648$0Yes
Paul KirkDMA$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$81,666$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$156,422$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$80,783$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$111,273$0Yes
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$27,050$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$49,625$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$171,500$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$34,966$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$47,550$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$59,895$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$81,616$0Not Voting
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$141,600$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$251,830$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$31,660$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$42,900$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$51,450$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$42,925$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$37,750$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$157,340$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$41,850$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$30,600$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$119,853$0Yes
Jim RischRID$11,500$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$20,350$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$38,050$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$14,550$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$198,650$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$47,950$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$26,516$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$45,000$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$37,350$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$81,750$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$40,575$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$14,600$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$44,293$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$65,035$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$59,958$0Yes
David VitterRLA$80,900$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$18,150$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$98,000$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$40,062$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$32,780$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$61,550$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$36,000$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$18,100$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$65,350$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$7,250$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$47,903$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$49,741$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$29,250$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$62,150$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$14,400$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$31,549$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$1,000$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$108,140$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$42,150$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$4,700$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$4,750$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$79,524$0Yes
Roland BurrisDIL$1,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$19,300$0Not Voting
Maria CantwellDWA$39,500$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$151,431$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$32,550$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$120,326$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$65,025$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$16,550$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$18,050$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$41,100$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$27,250$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$164,435$0Yes
John CornynRTX$120,600$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$13,200$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$50,917$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$53,710$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$14,950$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$133,125$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$65,750$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$13,250$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$46,825$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$68,030$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$47,625$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$128,000$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$78,625$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$30,449$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$500$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$22,816$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$42,450$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$23,000$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$63,200$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$27,250$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$25,400$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$240,583$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$30,250$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$18,999$0Yes
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$35,648$0Yes
Paul KirkDMA$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$81,666$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$156,422$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$80,783$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$111,273$0Yes
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$27,050$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$49,625$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$171,500$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$34,966$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$47,550$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$59,895$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$81,616$0Not Voting
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$141,600$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$251,830$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$31,660$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$42,900$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$51,450$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$42,925$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$37,750$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$157,340$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$41,850$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$30,600$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$119,853$0Yes
Jim RischRID$11,500$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$20,350$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$38,050$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$14,550$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$198,650$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$47,950$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$26,516$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$45,000$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$37,350$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$81,750$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$40,575$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$14,600$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$44,293$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$65,035$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$59,958$0Yes
David VitterRLA$80,900$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$18,150$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$98,000$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$40,062$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$32,780$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$61,550$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$36,000$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

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Real estate agents$5,623,299

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