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S. 3157 - Create Jobs and Save Benefits Act of 2010

111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow time for pensions to fund benefit obligations in light of economic circumstances in the financial markets of 2008, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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There have been no votes on this bill.

Create Jobs and Save Benefits Act of 2010

S. 3157 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow time for pensions to fund benefit obligations in light of economic circumstances in the financial markets of 2008, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow time for pensions to fund benefit obligations in light of economic circumstances in the financial markets of 2008, and for other purposes.
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    Sponsor
    Robert P. Casey, Jr.
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      Major Actions
      Introduced3/23/2010
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced3/23/2010
      3/23/2010Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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      26 Organizations Supported and 15 Opposed; See Which Ones

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      Create Jobs and Save Benefits Act of 2010

      26 organizations supported this bill

      Aabco Sheet Metal
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Agricultural Retailers Association
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Allen Electrical Supply
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Alliance of Construction Professionals
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      American Benefits Council
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      American Society of Association Executives
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Associated General Contractors of America
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      City of Hancock
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      ConAgra Foods
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      ConGlobal Industries
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Council on Employee Benefits
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Dairy Farmers of America
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Duncan & Cahill, Inc
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Engineering & Utility Contractors Association
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Erickson Transport
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Food Marketing Institute
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      International Brotherhood of Teamsters
      The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (2010, July 7). Teamsters Commend Congress For Passing Pension Relief Bill. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      John A. Ven Den Bosch Freight Llc
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Mechanical Contractors Association of America
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Miami Air Mechanical
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      National Association of Manufacturers
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Newspaper Association of America
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      Sara Lee Corporation
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      The New York Roofing Company
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      U.S. Chamber of Commerce
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .
      YRC Worldwide
      National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (2010, July 13). Multi-industry letter supporting S.3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from .

      15 organizations opposed this bill

      Allen's Union Farms
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Alliance for Worker Freedom
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      American Conservative Union
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Americans for Limited Government
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Americans for Tax Reform
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Center for Fiscal Accountability
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Citizen Outreach
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Commonwealth Foundation
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Competitive Enterprise Institute
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Indiana Chamber of Commerce
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Kentucky Truck Sales, Inc.
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Land Care Incorporated
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Liberty Guard
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Property Rights Association
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
      Washington D.C. Tea Party
      Americans for Tax Reform (2010, May 27). Multi-industry letter opposing S. 3157. Retrieved October 11, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.

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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, 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
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$138,900$10,300
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$568,612$64,550
      John BarrassoRWY$168,350$30,986
      Max BaucusDMT$993,680$53,900
      Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$538,746$9,000
      Mark BegichDAK$283,914$2,031
      Michael F. BennetDCO$879,733$21,200
      Bob BennettRUT$446,100$37,997
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$208,072$14,116
      Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$101,825$38,800
      Barbara BoxerDCA$898,904$17,900
      Scott P. BrownRMA$859,422$279,425
      Sherrod BrownDOH$462,204$43,300
      Sam BrownbackRKS$17,910$3,750
      Jim BunningRKY$92,016$5,250
      Richard BurrRNC$959,442$136,432
      Roland BurrisDIL$9,050$0
      Robert ByrdDWV$124,540$3,000
      Maria CantwellDWA$691,928$10,600
      Ben CardinDMD$489,640$37,150
      Tom CarperDDE$413,156$17,200
      Bob CaseyDPA$971,229$21,650
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,155,678$580,536
      Tom CoburnROK$172,670$123,005
      William Thad CochranRMS$188,697$37,600
      Susan M. CollinsRME$653,491$93,482
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$482,573$36,200
      Bob CorkerRTN$1,667,045$229,488
      John CornynRTX$1,382,693$343,506
      Mike CrapoRID$526,017$28,800
      Jim DeMintRSC$495,045$342,070
      Chris DoddDCT$1,221,408$28,350
      Byron DorganDND$242,200$5,500
      Dick DurbinDIL$724,432$27,950
      John EnsignRNV$450,651$41,335
      Mike EnziRWY$223,459$23,250
      Russ FeingoldDWI$360,363$40,500
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$409,529$26,450
      Al FrankenDMN$969,814$10,481
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,735,330$51,498
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$468,180$50,708
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$653,900$107,950
      Judd GreggRNH$24,900$-4,750
      Kay R. HaganDNC$424,684$20,731
      Tom HarkinDIA$439,994$69,018
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$449,062$56,750
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$437,050$156,773
      Jim InhofeROK$378,296$108,283
      Dan InouyeDHI$263,600$16,500
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$652,635$107,100
      Mike JohannsRNE$574,234$64,046
      Tim JohnsonDSD$420,604$26,000
      Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
      John F. KerryDMA$263,914$3,556
      Amy KlobucharDMN$648,607$26,600
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$1,012,984$480,442
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$647,541$34,900
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$617,083$28,500
      George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$161,600$8,000
      Carl LevinDMI$267,702$27,700
      Joe LiebermanICT$1,893,686$46,600
      Blanche LincolnDAR$953,027$162,600
      Dick LugarRIN$336,473$18,575
      John McCainRAZ$513,420$210,863
      Claire McCaskillDMO$885,066$33,000
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,874,814$323,058
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,641,365$46,650
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$361,086$781
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$214,247$37,800
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$240,306$14,201
      Patty MurrayDWA$547,015$17,833
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$742,495$50,350
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$788,424$72,725
      Mark L. PryorDAR$407,544$36,345
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$401,019$3,750
      Harry ReidDNV$1,181,575$49,345
      Jim RischRID$141,950$203,356
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$731,765$182,599
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$285,850$4,000
      Bernie SandersIVT$155,364$4,500
      Chuck SchumerDNY$1,771,870$25,400
      Jeff SessionsRAL$368,503$107,270
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$400,428$14,631
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$588,850$11,550
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$231,660$41,989
      Arlen SpecterDPA$727,845$56,300
      Debbie StabenowDMI$590,717$51,757
      Jon TesterDMT$330,847$3,433
      John ThuneRSD$749,653$270,073
      Mark UdallDCO$610,945$23,781
      Tom UdallDNM$491,195$9,381
      David VitterRLA$822,024$315,014
      George VoinovichROH$258,756$23,375
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,015,949$33,600
      Jim WebbDVA$402,869$4,750
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$602,943$6,983
      Roger F. WickerRMS$616,650$115,625
      Ron WydenDOR$486,560$51,500

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$138,900$10,300
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$568,612$64,550
      John BarrassoRWY$168,350$30,986
      Max BaucusDMT$993,680$53,900
      Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$538,746$9,000
      Mark BegichDAK$283,914$2,031
      Michael F. BennetDCO$879,733$21,200
      Bob BennettRUT$446,100$37,997
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$208,072$14,116
      Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$101,825$38,800
      Barbara BoxerDCA$898,904$17,900
      Scott P. BrownRMA$859,422$279,425
      Sherrod BrownDOH$462,204$43,300
      Sam BrownbackRKS$17,910$3,750
      Jim BunningRKY$92,016$5,250
      Richard BurrRNC$959,442$136,432
      Roland BurrisDIL$9,050$0
      Robert ByrdDWV$124,540$3,000
      Maria CantwellDWA$691,928$10,600
      Ben CardinDMD$489,640$37,150
      Tom CarperDDE$413,156$17,200
      Bob CaseyDPA$971,229$21,650
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,155,678$580,536
      Tom CoburnROK$172,670$123,005
      William Thad CochranRMS$188,697$37,600
      Susan M. CollinsRME$653,491$93,482
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$482,573$36,200
      Bob CorkerRTN$1,667,045$229,488
      John CornynRTX$1,382,693$343,506
      Mike CrapoRID$526,017$28,800
      Jim DeMintRSC$495,045$342,070
      Chris DoddDCT$1,221,408$28,350
      Byron DorganDND$242,200$5,500
      Dick DurbinDIL$724,432$27,950
      John EnsignRNV$450,651$41,335
      Mike EnziRWY$223,459$23,250
      Russ FeingoldDWI$360,363$40,500
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$409,529$26,450
      Al FrankenDMN$969,814$10,481
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,735,330$51,498
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$468,180$50,708
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$653,900$107,950
      Judd GreggRNH$24,900$-4,750
      Kay R. HaganDNC$424,684$20,731
      Tom HarkinDIA$439,994$69,018
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$449,062$56,750
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$437,050$156,773
      Jim InhofeROK$378,296$108,283
      Dan InouyeDHI$263,600$16,500
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$652,635$107,100
      Mike JohannsRNE$574,234$64,046
      Tim JohnsonDSD$420,604$26,000
      Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
      John F. KerryDMA$263,914$3,556
      Amy KlobucharDMN$648,607$26,600
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$1,012,984$480,442
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$647,541$34,900
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$617,083$28,500
      George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$161,600$8,000
      Carl LevinDMI$267,702$27,700
      Joe LiebermanICT$1,893,686$46,600
      Blanche LincolnDAR$953,027$162,600
      Dick LugarRIN$336,473$18,575
      John McCainRAZ$513,420$210,863
      Claire McCaskillDMO$885,066$33,000
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,874,814$323,058
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,641,365$46,650
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$361,086$781
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$214,247$37,800
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$240,306$14,201
      Patty MurrayDWA$547,015$17,833
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$742,495$50,350
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$788,424$72,725
      Mark L. PryorDAR$407,544$36,345
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$401,019$3,750
      Harry ReidDNV$1,181,575$49,345
      Jim RischRID$141,950$203,356
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$731,765$182,599
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$285,850$4,000
      Bernie SandersIVT$155,364$4,500
      Chuck SchumerDNY$1,771,870$25,400
      Jeff SessionsRAL$368,503$107,270
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$400,428$14,631
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$588,850$11,550
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$231,660$41,989
      Arlen SpecterDPA$727,845$56,300
      Debbie StabenowDMI$590,717$51,757
      Jon TesterDMT$330,847$3,433
      John ThuneRSD$749,653$270,073
      Mark UdallDCO$610,945$23,781
      Tom UdallDNM$491,195$9,381
      David VitterRLA$822,024$315,014
      George VoinovichROH$258,756$23,375
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,015,949$33,600
      Jim WebbDVA$402,869$4,750
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$602,943$6,983
      Roger F. WickerRMS$616,650$115,625
      Ron WydenDOR$486,560$51,500

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Security brokers & investment companies$18,910,482
      Insurance companies, brokers & agents$8,852,473
      General commerce$6,380,257
      Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,821,065
      Construction, unclassified$3,404,795
      Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$3,012,666
      Food and kindred products manufacturing$1,901,347
      Milk & dairy producers$1,750,053
      Trucking companies & services$1,658,002
      Food stores$1,604,732
      Special trade contractors$1,045,780
      Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$999,208
      Hardware & building materials stores$819,849
      Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$529,925
      Construction equipment$522,800
      Teamsters union$474,400
      Manufacturing$299,839
      Builders associations$266,125
      Chambers of commerce$217,524
      Building materials$171,195
      Trucking$72,650
      Construction & Public Works$52,150
      Municipal & county government organizations$0

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Republican/Conservative$3,279,486
      Auto dealers, new & used$2,152,897
      Agricultural services & related industries$1,163,594
      Landscaping & Excavation Svcs$295,899
      Chambers of commerce$217,524
      Labor, anti-union$57,987
      Fiscal & tax policy$52,825
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