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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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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 Casey
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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$136,400$9,500
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$572,212$117,183
      John BarrassoRWY$166,416$40,086
      Max BaucusDMT$1,010,652$51,900
      Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$533,296$6,200
      Mark BegichDAK$265,611$281
      Michael BennetDCO$823,833$24,000
      Bob BennettRUT$433,850$30,997
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$229,776$13,616
      Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$100,025$16,000
      Barbara BoxerDCA$1,275,726$13,650
      Scott BrownRMA$896,467$393,110
      Sherrod BrownDOH$448,235$44,750
      Sam BrownbackRKS$17,410$11,600
      Jim BunningRKY$96,633$1,950
      Richard BurrRNC$906,128$132,932
      Roland BurrisDIL$4,250$0
      Robert ByrdDWV$127,440$2,000
      Maria CantwellDWA$685,676$9,600
      Ben CardinDMD$514,710$28,400
      Tom CarperDDE$434,504$18,700
      Bob CaseyDPA$937,333$15,900
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,088,228$755,286
      Tom CoburnROK$189,427$155,255
      William Thad CochranRMS$197,197$45,200
      Susan CollinsRME$642,576$185,715
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$447,889$34,250
      Bob CorkerRTN$1,571,850$320,718
      John CornynRTX$1,319,738$633,788
      Mike CrapoRID$540,513$28,300
      Jim DeMintRSC$488,229$429,520
      Chris DoddDCT$1,117,108$25,150
      Byron DorganDND$183,450$4,000
      Dick DurbinDIL$653,882$24,750
      John EnsignRNV$470,477$98,225
      Mike EnziRWY$227,525$23,250
      Russ FeingoldDWI$316,033$35,500
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$379,406$22,750
      Alan FrankenDMN$1,011,440$5,731
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,667,420$40,298
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$449,294$72,650
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$652,750$126,100
      Judd GreggRNH$21,900$-4,750
      Kay HaganDNC$331,384$15,381
      Tom HarkinDIA$467,694$68,618
      Orrin HatchRUT$451,096$76,016
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$375,475$337,969
      Jim InhofeROK$373,721$195,033
      Dan InouyeDHI$262,600$17,500
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$626,035$127,550
      Mike JohannsRNE$620,747$111,696
      Tim JohnsonDSD$467,053$25,500
      Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
      John KerryDMA$304,937$2,306
      Amy KlobucharDMN$601,717$18,000
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$971,051$553,917
      Mary LandrieuDLA$660,827$34,800
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$567,049$7,800
      George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
      Patrick LeahyDVT$155,050$7,000
      Carl LevinDMI$241,418$25,700
      Joe LiebermanICT$1,829,976$36,550
      Blanche LincolnDAR$939,550$146,500
      Dick LugarRIN$314,523$18,075
      John McCainRAZ$533,495$256,193
      Claire McCaskillDMO$959,841$32,500
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,883,315$613,383
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,514,642$50,350
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$347,241$781
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$230,544$29,800
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$247,106$18,650
      Patty MurrayDWA$673,649$16,833
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$731,336$49,350
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$759,788$47,600
      Mark PryorDAR$397,559$29,600
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$409,569$3,500
      Harry ReidDNV$1,392,098$46,345
      Jim RischRID$124,450$252,109
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$754,006$246,699
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$281,450$4,000
      Bernie SandersIVT$125,389$3,500
      Chuck SchumerDNY$1,714,960$22,799
      Jeff SessionsRAL$372,703$133,620
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$404,624$11,981
      Richard ShelbyRAL$656,700$32,600
      Olympia SnoweRME$229,235$58,289
      Arlen SpecterDPA$863,730$96,000
      Debbie StabenowDMI$594,225$53,007
      Jon TesterDMT$313,858$5,300
      John ThuneRSD$739,969$388,622
      Mark UdallDCO$600,266$21,781
      Tom UdallDNM$510,171$8,381
      David VitterRLA$793,717$338,388
      George VoinovichROH$257,041$71,825
      Mark WarnerDVA$928,562$22,250
      Jim WebbDVA$327,530$5,350
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$523,453$4,900
      Roger WickerRMS$658,050$172,625
      Ron WydenDOR$451,500$43,700

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$136,400$9,500
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$572,212$117,183
      John BarrassoRWY$166,416$40,086
      Max BaucusDMT$1,010,652$51,900
      Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$533,296$6,200
      Mark BegichDAK$265,611$281
      Michael BennetDCO$823,833$24,000
      Bob BennettRUT$433,850$30,997
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$229,776$13,616
      Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$100,025$16,000
      Barbara BoxerDCA$1,275,726$13,650
      Scott BrownRMA$896,467$393,110
      Sherrod BrownDOH$448,235$44,750
      Sam BrownbackRKS$17,410$11,600
      Jim BunningRKY$96,633$1,950
      Richard BurrRNC$906,128$132,932
      Roland BurrisDIL$4,250$0
      Robert ByrdDWV$127,440$2,000
      Maria CantwellDWA$685,676$9,600
      Ben CardinDMD$514,710$28,400
      Tom CarperDDE$434,504$18,700
      Bob CaseyDPA$937,333$15,900
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,088,228$755,286
      Tom CoburnROK$189,427$155,255
      William Thad CochranRMS$197,197$45,200
      Susan CollinsRME$642,576$185,715
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$447,889$34,250
      Bob CorkerRTN$1,571,850$320,718
      John CornynRTX$1,319,738$633,788
      Mike CrapoRID$540,513$28,300
      Jim DeMintRSC$488,229$429,520
      Chris DoddDCT$1,117,108$25,150
      Byron DorganDND$183,450$4,000
      Dick DurbinDIL$653,882$24,750
      John EnsignRNV$470,477$98,225
      Mike EnziRWY$227,525$23,250
      Russ FeingoldDWI$316,033$35,500
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$379,406$22,750
      Alan FrankenDMN$1,011,440$5,731
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,667,420$40,298
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$449,294$72,650
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$652,750$126,100
      Judd GreggRNH$21,900$-4,750
      Kay HaganDNC$331,384$15,381
      Tom HarkinDIA$467,694$68,618
      Orrin HatchRUT$451,096$76,016
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$375,475$337,969
      Jim InhofeROK$373,721$195,033
      Dan InouyeDHI$262,600$17,500
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$626,035$127,550
      Mike JohannsRNE$620,747$111,696
      Tim JohnsonDSD$467,053$25,500
      Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
      John KerryDMA$304,937$2,306
      Amy KlobucharDMN$601,717$18,000
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$971,051$553,917
      Mary LandrieuDLA$660,827$34,800
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$567,049$7,800
      George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
      Patrick LeahyDVT$155,050$7,000
      Carl LevinDMI$241,418$25,700
      Joe LiebermanICT$1,829,976$36,550
      Blanche LincolnDAR$939,550$146,500
      Dick LugarRIN$314,523$18,075
      John McCainRAZ$533,495$256,193
      Claire McCaskillDMO$959,841$32,500
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,883,315$613,383
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,514,642$50,350
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$347,241$781
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$230,544$29,800
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$247,106$18,650
      Patty MurrayDWA$673,649$16,833
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$731,336$49,350
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$759,788$47,600
      Mark PryorDAR$397,559$29,600
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$409,569$3,500
      Harry ReidDNV$1,392,098$46,345
      Jim RischRID$124,450$252,109
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$754,006$246,699
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$281,450$4,000
      Bernie SandersIVT$125,389$3,500
      Chuck SchumerDNY$1,714,960$22,799
      Jeff SessionsRAL$372,703$133,620
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$404,624$11,981
      Richard ShelbyRAL$656,700$32,600
      Olympia SnoweRME$229,235$58,289
      Arlen SpecterDPA$863,730$96,000
      Debbie StabenowDMI$594,225$53,007
      Jon TesterDMT$313,858$5,300
      John ThuneRSD$739,969$388,622
      Mark UdallDCO$600,266$21,781
      Tom UdallDNM$510,171$8,381
      David VitterRLA$793,717$338,388
      George VoinovichROH$257,041$71,825
      Mark WarnerDVA$928,562$22,250
      Jim WebbDVA$327,530$5,350
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$523,453$4,900
      Roger WickerRMS$658,050$172,625
      Ron WydenDOR$451,500$43,700

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Security brokers & investment companies$17,739,501
      General commerce$9,073,678
      Insurance companies, brokers & agents$8,218,505
      Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,253,875
      Construction, unclassified$3,882,557
      Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$2,707,447
      Food and kindred products manufacturing$1,785,388
      Milk & dairy producers$1,732,137
      Trucking companies & services$1,574,032
      Food stores$1,487,584
      Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$972,185
      Special trade contractors$854,335
      Hardware & building materials stores$766,166
      Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$497,875
      Teamsters union$454,800
      Construction equipment$414,750
      Builders associations$261,125
      Chambers of commerce$206,839
      Manufacturing$195,490
      Building materials$143,810
      Trucking$60,400
      Construction & Public Works$44,950
      Municipal & county government organizations$0

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Republican/Conservative$5,812,405
      Auto dealers, new & used$1,784,998
      Agricultural services & related industries$1,109,144
      Landscaping & Excavation Svcs$270,837
      Chambers of commerce$206,839
      Labor, anti-union$51,004
      Fiscal & tax policy$34,175
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