H.R. 8 - American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Taxation. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
An act entitled the "American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012". (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
3 proposed amendments. 2 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on January 1, 2013.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 89 voted NO: 8
3 voted present/not voting

American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

H.R. 8 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
An act entitled the "American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012". (by CRS)
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Title
To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • "Fiscal cliff" bill
  • Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012
  • Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012
  • Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012
  • American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
  • To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and to provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform, and for other purposes.
  • An act entitled the "American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012".
Sponsor
Dave Camp
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Advisory bodies
  • Agricultural conservation and pollution
  • Agricultural marketing and promotion
  • Agricultural practices and innovations
  • Agricultural prices, subsidies, credit
  • Agricultural research
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • American Samoa
  • Arms control and nonproliferation
  • Budget process
  • Business investment and capital
  • Capital gains tax
  • Child health
  • Coal
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Defense spending
  • Digestive and metabolic diseases
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Disaster relief and insurance
  • Economic development
  • Educational facilities and institutions
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Employee hiring
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Financial services and investments
  • First responders and emergency personnel
  • Food assistance and relief
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Home and outpatient care
  • Horticulture and plants
  • Hospital care
  • Housing finance and home ownership
  • Hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles
  • Income tax credits
  • Income tax deductions
  • Income tax exclusion
  • Income tax rates
  • Indian social and development programs
  • Inflation and prices
  • Interest, dividends, interest rates
  • Land use and conservation
  • Legislative rules and procedure
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Low- and moderate-income housing
  • Medicaid
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Medicare
  • Members of Congress
  • Military personnel and dependents
  • Military procurement, research, weapons development
  • Mining
  • Minority and disadvantaged businesses
  • Minority employment
  • Motor fuels
  • New York City
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Performance measurement
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
  • Prescription drugs
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public transit
  • Public utilities and utility rates
  • Puerto Rico
  • Radiation
  • Railroads
  • Research and development
  • Retail and wholesale trades
  • Russia
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • Securities
  • Small business
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • Sports and recreation facilities
  • State and local taxation
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Surgery and anesthesia
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Tax reform and tax simplification
  • Tax treatment of families
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • Taxation of foreign income
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Television and film
  • Transfer and inheritance taxes
  • Transportation costs
  • Transportation employees
  • Unemployment
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Virgin Islands
  • Wages and earnings
  • Worker safety and health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/24/2012
Referred to Committee
Amendments (3 proposed)
Passed House8/01/2012
Passed Senate1/01/2013
Passed House1/01/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseAmendment 1 to H.R. 8 To amend title 5, United States Code, to make clear that accounts in the Thrift Savings Fund are subject to certain Federal tax levies8/01/2012This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
170 voted YES 257 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 8 To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and for other purposes8/01/2012This motion DID NOT PASS the House
181 voted YES 246 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 8 To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and for other purposes8/01/2012This bill PASSED the House
256 voted YES 171 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3448 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.1/01/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3450 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.1/01/2013PASSED by voice vote
currently selectedSenateOn Passage of the Bill H.R. 81/01/2013This bill PASSED the Senate
89 voted YES 8 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H.R. 8 To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and to provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform, and for other purposes1/01/2013This bill PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/24/2012
7/24/2012Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
7/24/2012Referred to House Ways and Means
7/24/2012Referred to House Budget
7/31/2012Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 747 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6169 and H.R. 8. H.R. 6169 is accorded 3 hours of general debate and H.R. 8 is accorded 1 hour of general debate. For H.R. 6169, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part A of the report is in order and shall be debatable for 20 minutes. For H.R. 8, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part B is made in order and shall be debatable for 20 minutes. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day from August 3, 2012 through September 7, 2012: (a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; (b) the Chair may adjourn the House to meet at a date and time within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution; and (c) bills and resolutions introduced shall be numbered, listed in the Congressional Record, and when printed shall bear the date of introduction, but may be referred at a later time.
8/01/2012Rule H. Res. 747 passed House.
8/01/2012Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6169 and H.R. 8. H.R. 6169 is accorded 3 hours of general debate and H.R. 8 is accorded 1 hour of general debate. For H.R. 6169, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part A of the report is in order and shall be debatable for 20 minutes. For H.R. 8, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part B is made in order and shall be debatable for 20 minutes. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day from August 3, 2012 through September 7, 2012: (a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; (b) the Chair may adjourn the House to meet at a date and time within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution; and (c) bills and resolutions introduced shall be numbered, listed in the Congressional Record, and when printed shall bear the date of introduction, but may be referred at a later time. Section 4 authorizes the Speaker to appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3 as though under clause 8(a) of rule I. Section 5 of the resolution provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 shall not constitute a calendar for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution. Section 6 of the resolution provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 shall not constitute a legislative day for the purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry). Section 7 of the resolution provides that for each day during the period addressed by section 3 shall not constitute a calendar or legislative day for purposes of clause 7(c)(1) of rule XXII (motions to instruct conferees). Section 8 of the resolution authorizes the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules on the legislative day of August 2, 2012. Section 9 of the resolution waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House) with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of August 2, 2012.
8/01/2012Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 747.
8/01/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 8.
8/01/2012DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 747, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Levin amendment in the nature of a substitute.
8/01/2012Mr. DeFazio moved to recommit with instructions to Ways and Means.
8/01/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeFazio motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to amend the underlying Republican 1 year extension, allowing the tax cuts to expire for income over $1 million. It would use that money for small business expensing and the rest for deficit reduction, for a total of $29 billion over 10 years.
8/01/2012The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
8/01/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote8/01/2012Amendment 1 to H.R. 8 To amend title 5, United States Code, to make clear that accounts in the Thrift Savings Fund are subject to certain Federal tax levies
select this voteVote8/01/2012On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 8 To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and for other purposes
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage8/01/2012On Passage - House - H.R. 8 To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and for other purposes
8/01/2012Amendment (A001) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Levin.
8/01/2012The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A001) pursuant to the rule.
9/10/2012Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar9/11/2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 502.
1/01/2013Message on Senate action sent to the House.
1/01/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 844 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of Senate amendments to H.R. 8 to H.R. 8 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. The resolution makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendments to H.R. 8. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the motion and the Senate amendments and provides that they shall be considered as read.
1/01/2013Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, the House moved to agree to the Senate amendments.
1/01/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 844, the House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the Senate amendments to H.R. 8.
1/01/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: H7558)
1/01/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1/01/2013Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR 12/31/2012 S8584-8586)
1/01/2013Amendment SA 3448 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR 12/31/2012 S8584-8585)
select this voteVote1/01/2013Amendment SA 3448 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
1/01/2013Amendment SA 3450 proposed by Senator Pryor for Senator Reid. (consideration: CR 12/31/2012 S8586; text: CR 12/31/2012 S8586)
select this voteVote1/01/2013Amendment SA 3450 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage1/01/2013On Passage of the Bill H.R. 8
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage1/01/2013On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H.R. 8 To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and to provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform, and for other purposes
Presented to President1/02/2013Presented to President.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 1473Levin, Sander [D-MI9]August 1, 2012Offered on July 31, 2012.

Amendment sought to extend for one year certain expired or expiring tax provisions that apply to middle-income taxpayers with income below $250,000 for married couples filing jointly, and below $200,000 for single filers, including, but not limited to, marginal rate reductions, capital gains and dividend rate preferences, alternative minimum tax relief, marriage penalty relief, and expanded tax relief for working families with children and college students.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3448Reid, Harry [D-NV]December 31, 2012Passed by voice vote on December 31, 2012.

In the nature of a substitute.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 3450Reid, Harry [D-NV]December 31, 2012Passed by voice vote on December 31, 2012.

To amend the title.

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ContributorInterest groupAmountDatesort iconSenate memberPartyStateVote
Allen, J MChemicals$2509/3/08Roger WickerRMSYes
Celanese CorpChemicals$2,5009/3/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Gibson, ThomasChemicals$2,3009/4/08Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Wallace, StephenChemicals$2509/6/08Jeanne ShaheenDNHYes
Arch ChemicalsChemicals$2,0009/8/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Arch ChemicalsChemicals$1,0009/8/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Baum, Rudy MChemicals$5009/9/08Alan FrankenDMNYes
Nalco Holding CoChemicals$2,0009/9/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
American Composites Manufacturers AssnChemicals$1,0009/10/08Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Dooley, CalvinChemicals$1,0009/10/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$4,0009/12/08John CornynRTXYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$1,0009/12/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Pall, JamesChemicals$5009/13/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Hercules IncChemicals$2,5009/15/08Thomas CarperDDENo
Praxair IncChemicals$1,5009/15/08Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Praxair IncChemicals$1,0009/15/08Barbara BoxerDCAYes
Praxair IncChemicals$1,0009/15/08John RockefellerDWVYes
Celanese CorpChemicals$1,0009/16/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$2,5009/16/08Max BaucusDMTYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$2,5009/16/08Roy BluntRMOYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$2,0009/16/08Susan CollinsRMEYes
Lyondell ChemicalChemicals$2,5009/16/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Lyondell ChemicalChemicals$1,0009/16/08Roy BluntRMOYes
American Chemistry CouncilChemicals$4,0009/17/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
American Chemistry CouncilChemicals$1,5009/17/08Patty MurrayDWAYes
American Chemistry CouncilChemicals$1,0009/17/08Saxby ChamblissRGAYes
Basf CorpChemicals$5,0009/18/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Basf CorpChemicals$5,0009/18/08Max BaucusDMTYes
Basf CorpChemicals$4,0009/18/08Roger WickerRMSYes
Basf CorpChemicals$3,0009/18/08James InhofeROKYes
Basf CorpChemicals$2,5009/18/08John CornynRTXYes
Basf CorpChemicals$2,0009/18/08Jefferson SessionsRALYes
Dupont CoChemicals$1,0009/19/08Mark UdallDCOYes
Dupont CoChemicals$1,0009/19/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Lyondell ChemicalChemicals$1,0009/19/08James InhofeROKYes
Praxair IncChemicals$2,5009/19/08Max BaucusDMTYes
Praxair IncChemicals$2,0009/19/08John BarrassoRWYYes
Praxair IncChemicals$1,5009/19/08Richard DurbinDILYes
Contran CorpChemicals$5,0009/22/08Thomas CoburnROKYes
Dow AgrosciencesChemicals$5009/23/08Barbara BoxerDCAYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$5,0009/23/08Roger WickerRMSYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$3,0009/23/08Patty MurrayDWAYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$2,5009/23/08John KerryDMAYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$1,0009/23/08John BarrassoRWYYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$1,0009/23/08Mike JohannsRNEYes
Dreiske, PeterChemicals$2509/25/08Jeff MerkleyDORYes
Eastman ChemicalChemicals$2,5009/25/08Saxby ChamblissRGAYes
Rohm & HaasChemicals$1,0009/25/08Patty MurrayDWAYes
Solutia IncChemicals$1,0009/25/08Claire McCaskillDMOYes
American Chemistry CouncilChemicals$1,0009/26/08James InhofeROKYes
Dreiske, PeterChemicals$2509/26/08Richard DurbinDILYes
Hercules IncChemicals$1,00010/1/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Tyco InternationalChemicals$2,50010/1/08Thomas CarperDDENo
Air Products & Chemicals IncChemicals$2,00010/2/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$5,00010/6/08John RockefellerDWVYes
Tronox IncChemicals$4,00010/6/08James InhofeROKYes
Tronox IncChemicals$1,00010/6/08Roger WickerRMSYes
American Chemistry CouncilChemicals$1,00010/8/08John BarrassoRWYYes
Dreiske, PeterChemicals$50010/8/08Richard DurbinDILYes
Basf CorpChemicals$2,00010/9/08John RockefellerDWVYes
Bayer CorpChemicals$2,00010/9/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Bayer CorpChemicals$1,00010/9/08Lamar AlexanderRTNYes
Rohm & HaasChemicals$2,00010/9/08Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Rohm & HaasChemicals$2,00010/9/08Richard DurbinDILYes
Honeywell InternationalChemicals$3,50010/13/08Roy BluntRMOYes
Trinh, HiepChemicals$2,30010/15/08Mitch McConnellRKYYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$2,00010/16/08Susan CollinsRMEYes
Dow ChemicalChemicals$1,00010/16/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Rohm & HaasChemicals$1,00010/16/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
Shueneman, JohnChemicals$2,30010/16/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Stepan, Jean FinnChemicals$2,30010/21/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Stepan, Sr, F QuinnChemicals$2,30010/21/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Bone, JamesChemicals$50010/22/08Saxby ChamblissRGAYes
Haese, NathanChemicals$20010/22/08Alan FrankenDMNYes
Holder, ScottChemicals$1,50010/22/08Roger WickerRMSYes
Malott, Robert HChemicals$1,00010/23/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Dupont CoChemicals$2,00010/24/08Jim DeMintRSCNot Voting
Kinder, StanleyChemicals$1,00010/24/08Dean HellerRNVYes
Wilem, FrankChemicals$1,00010/24/08Roger WickerRMSYes
Air Products & Chemicals IncChemicals$1,00010/27/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Stepan, Sr, F QuinnChemicals$-2,00010/27/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Stepan, Jr, F QuinnChemicals$1,00010/28/08Mark KirkRILNot Voting
Ashland IncChemicals$2,00010/29/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Griffin, WycliffeChemicals$50010/29/08Saxby ChamblissRGAYes
Kinder, StanleyChemicals$50010/30/08Dean HellerRNVYes
Burks, Ann TChemicals$25010/31/08Mark WarnerDVAYes
Eastman ChemicalChemicals$2,50010/31/08Mary LandrieuDLAYes
Fmc CorpChemicals$1,00010/31/08Mike JohannsRNEYes
Friedman, Richard LChemicals$-1,00010/31/08Frank LautenbergDNJNot Voting
18 Organizations Supported and 5 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012: On Passage of the Bill H.R. 8

18 organizations supported this bill

American Gas Association
Jennifer O’Shea and Jake Rubin (2013, January 1). United States Congress Passes American Taxpayer Relief Act: Implications Significant for Economy, Industry, Investors . Retrieved January 2, 2013, from AGA.
American Medical Directors Association
McKnights (2013, January 3). Long-Term Care Providers Dodge Bullets in Fiscal Cliff Deal, but CLASS (Act) is Out. McKnight's Long Term Care News. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from http://www.mcknights.com/long-term-care-providers-dodge-bullets-in-fiscal-cliff-deal-but-class-act-is-out/article/274564/#.
American Physical Therapy Association
Paul A. Rockar Jr, PT, DPT, MS (2013, January 1). Statement by APTA President on Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from APTA.
American Wind Energy Association
Ellen Carey (2013, January 1). Congress Extends Wind Energy Tax Credits for Projects that Start in 2013. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from AWEA.
Coca-Cola Company
Darren Goode (2013, January 3). Energy Sector Scores Win from Fiscal Cliff Deal. Politico. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/energy-sector-scores-wins-from-fiscal-cliff-deal-85691.html?hp=r7.
CompTIA
Audrey Chang (2013, January 3). CompTIA Commends Congress for Addressing Tax Provisions in Budget, Urges Continued Support For Policies That Spur Growth in IT Sector. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from CompTIA.
Edison Electric Institute
Darren Goode (2013, January 3). Energy Sector Scores Win from Fiscal Cliff Deal. Politico. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/energy-sector-scores-wins-from-fiscal-cliff-deal-85691.html?hp=r7.
Illinois Farm Bureau
Nielsen, Adam (2013, January 3). Washington Update: IFB's Tax Victories. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from IFB.
LeadingAge
McKnights (2013, January 3). Long-Term Care Providers Dodge Bullets in Fiscal Cliff Deal, But CLASS (Act) is Out. McKnight's Long Term Care News. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from http://www.mcknights.com/long-term-care-providers-dodge-bullets-in-fiscal-cliff-deal-but-class-act-is-out/article/274564/#.
Lockheed Martin
(2013, January 3). Passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from .
National Center for Assisted Living
McKnights (2013, January 3). Long-Term Care Providers Dodge Bullets in Fiscal Cliff Deal, But CLASS (Act) is Out. McKnight's Long Term Care News. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from http://www.mcknights.com/long-term-care-providers-dodge-bullets-in-fiscal-cliff-deal-but-class-act-is-out/article/274564/#.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
Max Richtman (2013, January 1). NCPSSM Letter to Representatives. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from NCPSSM.
National Grocers Association
PG (2013, January 2). NGA Pleased by Passage of Taxpayer Relief Act. Progressive Grocer. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from http://www.progressivegrocer.com/top-stories/headlines/industry-intelligence/id36994/nga-pleased-by-passage-of-taxpayer-relief-act/.
National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators
Jackie Bado (2013, January 2). National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators Supports the Decision by Congress to Prevent the Fiscal Cliff. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from PR Newswire.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Darren Goode (2013, January 3). Energy Sector Scores Win from Fiscal Cliff Deal. Politico. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/energy-sector-scores-wins-from-fiscal-cliff-deal-85691.html?hp=r7.
Nuclear Energy Institute
Goode, Darren (2013, January 3). Energy Sector Scores Win from Fiscal Cliff Deal. Politico. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/energy-sector-scores-wins-from-fiscal-cliff-deal-85691.html?hp=r7.
U.S. Conference of Mayors
Elena Temple- Webb with Lina Garcia and Karen Hinton (2013, January 1). US Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Issues Statement on Fiscal Cliff Agreement. Retrieved January 2, 2013, from US Mayors.
Walmart
Goode, Darren (2013, January 3). Energy Sector Scores Win from Fiscal Cliff Deal. Politico. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/energy-sector-scores-wins-from-fiscal-cliff-deal-85691.html?hp=r7.

5 organizations opposed this bill

American Hospital Association
Rich Umbdenstock (2013, January 1). Statement on the American Taxpayer Relief Act. Retrieved January 2, 2013, from AHA.
Club for Growth
Roth, Andrew (2013, January 1). Key Vote Alert - "NO" on Senate Fiscal Cliff Bill (HR 8). Retrieved January 1, 2013, from Club for Growth.
FreedomWorks
Kibbe, Matt (2013, January 1). Key Vote NO on H.R. 8, the “Fiscal Cliff” Tax Hikes and Sequester Postponement Bill . Retrieved January 2, 2013, from Freedomworks.
Heritage Foundation
Heritage Action (2012, December 31). "No" on Kick-the-Can Tax Increase. Retrieved January 2, 2013, from Heritage Action for America.
Huntsman
Newsmax (2013, January 3). CEOs Pan Fiscal Cliff Deal, Calling it a 'Disaster' and a 'Joke'. Newsmax Money News. Retrieved January 3, 2013, from http://www.moneynews.com/newswidget/ceo-fiscal-cliff-deal/2013/01/03/id/469853?promo_code=EB8D-1&utm_source=National_Review&utm_medium=nmwidget&utm_campaign=widgetphase1.

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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$2,000Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$4,000Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$10,000Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$0$0No
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$7,000Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$1,500Yes
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$5,000No
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$4,500Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$5,000Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$4,000Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$6,500Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$2,000Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$0$4,250Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$700Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0No
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$1,500Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$9,000Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$2,000Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$2,500Yes
Mark KirkRIL$0$9,400Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$25,500Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$2,000Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$8,100Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$250Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$0$5,500Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$8,000Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$2,000Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$250Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0No
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$0$1,000Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$0$5,250Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$12,750Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$17,350$21,783Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$10,000$11,250Yes
Max BaucusDMT$38,500$11,051Yes
Mark BegichDAK$40,474$2,800Yes
Michael BennetDCO$0$0No
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$28,500$8,000Yes
John BoozmanRAR$9,250$250Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$3,000$1,500Yes
Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$3,300$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$16,041$5,000Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$1,600$500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$5,000$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$3,300$5,000No
Bob CaseyDPA$1,000$500Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$46,450$58,900Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$5,000Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$13,850$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$34,650$33,383Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$5,000Yes
John CornynRTX$28,800$47,900Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$5,800$19,200Not Voting
Dick DurbinDIL$14,250$23,300Yes
Mike EnziRWY$20,000$10,000Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,500$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$75,926$14,105Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$8,196$1,500Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$11,000$-4,000Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,700$0No
Kay HaganDNC$55,637$13,100Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$22,700$650No
Orrin HatchRUT$3,000$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$14,000$10,350Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$4,300$1,500Yes
Jim InhofeROK$10,304$31,538Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$17,000$10,950Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$26,750$750Yes
John KerryDMA$2,910$2,500Yes
Mark KirkRIL$28,410$41,850Not Voting
Amy KlobucharDMN$2,500$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$2,500$2,500Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$31,700$31,000Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$7,500$5,000Not Voting
Patrick LeahyDVT$2,500$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$6,510$1,279Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$2,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$101,700$131,508Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,000$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$76,997$2,700Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$2,500$250Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$8,000$9,500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$4,000$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$4,500$5,500Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$700$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$9,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$200Yes
Harry ReidDNV$1,750$0Yes
Jim RischRID$19,849$122,654Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$29,000$55,900Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$15,550$11,000Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$18,800$22,525Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$39,804$6,800Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$3,300$0No
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$2,000$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$2,000$18,266Yes
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$130,411$8,300Yes
Tom UdallDNM$58,387$11,050Yes
David VitterRLA$1,000$22,075Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$68,175$13,800Yes
Jim WebbDVA$1,000$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$7,000$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$62,350$80,900Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$312,729
Defense aerospace contractors$190,850
Electric Power utilities$144,253
Food stores$118,350
Nursing homes$88,255
Computers, components & accessories$81,155
Department, variety & convenience stores$78,500
Natural Gas transmission & distribution$77,300
Other non-physician health practitioners$76,591
Minority/Ethnic Groups$64,817
Alternate energy production & services$57,038
Elderly issues/Social Security$28,293
Nuclear energy$23,500
Beverage bottling & distribution$14,300
Public official (elected or appointed)$3,050
Health professionals$2,450
Farm bureaus$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$562,582
Hospitals$244,785
Chemicals$152,450
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