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S. 1273 - Direct Care Job Quality Improvement Act of 2011

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act with regard to certain exemptions under that Act for direct care workers and to improve the systems for the collection and reporting of data relating to the direct care workforce, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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There have been no votes on this bill.

Direct Care Job Quality Improvement Act of 2011

S. 1273 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act with regard to certain exemptions under that Act for direct care workers and to improve the systems for the collection and reporting of data relating to the direct care workforce, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act with regard to certain exemptions under that Act for direct care workers and to improve the systems for the collection and reporting of data relating to the direct care workforce, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Direct Care Job Quality Improvement Act of 2011
Sponsor
Robert P. Casey, Jr.
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Allied health services
  • Census and government statistics
  • Employment and training programs
  • Government information and archives
  • Health personnel
  • Home and outpatient care
  • Labor standards
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Medicaid
  • Wages and earnings
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Major Actions
Introduced6/23/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/23/2011
6/23/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$102,775
$511,320
$3,235,075
$445,775
$7,742,721
$12,037,666
$0
8 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Direct Care Job Quality Improvement Act of 2011

8 organizations supported this bill

9to5
9to5 (2011, July 28). Action Alert: Tell Congress: Basic Workplace Standards Should Protect ALL Workers! . Retrieved August 5, 2011, from 9to5.
AFL-CIO
DCA (2011, June 24). Linda Sánchez Stands Up For Home Care Workers (June 24 2011) . Retrieved August 5, 2011, from Congresswoman Linda Sanchez.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
DCA (2011, June 24). Linda Sánchez Stands Up For Home Care Workers (June 24 2011) . Retrieved August 5, 2011, from Congresswoman Linda Sanchez.
Direct Care Alliance
DCA (2011, June 24). Linda Sánchez Stands Up For Home Care Workers (June 24 2011) . Retrieved August 5, 2011, from Congresswoman Linda Sanchez.
National Employment Law Project
DCA (2011, June 24). Linda Sánchez Stands Up For Home Care Workers (June 24 2011) . Retrieved August 5, 2011, from Congresswoman Linda Sanchez.
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute
DCA (2011, June 24). Linda Sánchez Stands Up For Home Care Workers (June 24 2011) . Retrieved August 5, 2011, from Congresswoman Linda Sanchez.
Service Employees International Union
DCA (2011, June 24). Linda Sánchez Stands Up For Home Care Workers (June 24 2011) . Retrieved August 5, 2011, from Congresswoman Linda Sanchez.
Sociologists For Women In Society
SWS (2011, February 11). Letters, Statements, Sign-Ons. Retrieved August 5, 2011, from Sociologists for Women in Society.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$24,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$10,700$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$13,750$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$80,250$0
Mark BegichDAK$65,300$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$66,900$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$94,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$3,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$500$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,427,871$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$12,050$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$540,354$0
Richard BurrRNC$3,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$107,921$0
Ben CardinDMD$72,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$35,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$84,300$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$250$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$87,554$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$54,650$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,750$0
John CornynRTX$4,350$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$200$0
Dick DurbinDIL$107,150$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$274,099$0
Al FrankenDMN$109,900$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,574,784$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,750$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$684,531$0
Tom HarkinDIA$89,750$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$7,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$1,000$0
John HoevenRND$2,500$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$0
Jim InhofeROK$4,600$0
Dan InouyeDHI$48,100$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,500$0
Mike JohannsRNE$28,500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,825$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$98,000$0
John F. KerryDMA$125,474$0
Mark KirkRIL$46,650$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$314,766$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$203,947$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$79,900$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$40,400$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$73,550$0
Joe LiebermanICT$-5,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$2,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$124,150$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,313,865$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$-3,500$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$97,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$126,051$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$164,508$0
Jerry MoranRKS$4,250$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$32,200$0
Patty MurrayDWA$564,231$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$31,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$66,200$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$6,000$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$69,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$85,450$0
Harry ReidDNV$123,650$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,250$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$70,700$0
Marco RubioRFL$2,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$63,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$70,975$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,300$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,076,454$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,500$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$6,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$460,955$0
Jon TesterDMT$274,851$0
John ThuneRSD$10,200$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,600$0
Mark UdallDCO$123,050$0
Tom UdallDNM$99,650$0
David VitterRLA$9,800$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$74,350$0
Jim WebbDVA$21,300$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$84,750$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$47,650$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$24,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$10,700$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$13,750$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$80,250$0
Mark BegichDAK$65,300$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$66,900$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$94,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$3,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$500$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,427,871$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$12,050$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$540,354$0
Richard BurrRNC$3,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$107,921$0
Ben CardinDMD$72,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$35,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$84,300$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$250$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$87,554$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$54,650$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,750$0
John CornynRTX$4,350$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$200$0
Dick DurbinDIL$107,150$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$274,099$0
Al FrankenDMN$109,900$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,574,784$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,750$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$684,531$0
Tom HarkinDIA$89,750$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$7,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$1,000$0
John HoevenRND$2,500$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$0
Jim InhofeROK$4,600$0
Dan InouyeDHI$48,100$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,500$0
Mike JohannsRNE$28,500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,825$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$98,000$0
John F. KerryDMA$125,474$0
Mark KirkRIL$46,650$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$314,766$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$203,947$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$79,900$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$40,400$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$73,550$0
Joe LiebermanICT$-5,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$2,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$124,150$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,313,865$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$-3,500$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$97,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$126,051$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$164,508$0
Jerry MoranRKS$4,250$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$32,200$0
Patty MurrayDWA$564,231$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$31,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$66,200$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$6,000$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$69,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$85,450$0
Harry ReidDNV$123,650$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,250$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$70,700$0
Marco RubioRFL$2,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$63,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$70,975$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,300$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,076,454$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,500$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$6,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$460,955$0
Jon TesterDMT$274,851$0
John ThuneRSD$10,200$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,600$0
Mark UdallDCO$123,050$0
Tom UdallDNM$99,650$0
David VitterRLA$9,800$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$74,350$0
Jim WebbDVA$21,300$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$84,750$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$47,650$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,742,721
Building trades unions$3,235,075
State & local govt employee unions$511,320
Welfare & Social Work$445,775
Health professionals$102,775

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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