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S. 1461 - Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011

Health. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration's jurisdiction over certain tobacco products, and to protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing and distribution of traditional and premium cigars. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011

S. 1461 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration's jurisdiction over certain tobacco products, and to protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing and distribution of traditional and premium cigars. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration's jurisdiction over certain tobacco products, and to protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing and distribution of traditional and premium cigars.
Other Titles
  • Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011
Sponsor
Bill Nelson
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced8/01/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced8/01/2011
8/01/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

8 Organizations Supported and 39 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011

8 organizations supported this bill

Cigar Association of Virginia
Cigar Association of Virginia (2011, September 8). Exempt Premium Cigars by Supporting Senate Bill 1461!. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Cigar Association of Virginia.
Cigar Rights of America
Cigar Rights of America (2012, March 31). Dear U.S. Congressmen, Senators and FDA Officials,. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Cigar Rights of America.
Cigars International
Cigars International (2012, October 27). Take Action Now. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Cigars International.
Famous Smoke Shop
Famous Smoke Shop (2012, October 14). The End of Cigars as We Know Them?. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Famous Smoke Shop.
Hawaii Cigar Association
Hawaii Cigar Association (2012, June 18). FEDERAL Cigar Rights of America. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Hawaii Cigar Association.
International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association
Cigar Rights of America (2012, June 14). Dear U.S. Congressmen, Senators and FDA Officials,. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Cigar Rights of America.
Kauai Cigar Company
Drent, Les (2012, March 11). Dear Congressmen, and Congresswomen,. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Kauai Cigar Company.
The Humidour Cigar Shoppe
The Humidour Cigar Shoppe (2011, November 11). Tobacco Legislation. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from The Humidour Cigar Shoppe.

39 organizations opposed this bill

Academy of General Dentistry
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Academy of Family Physicians
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Academy of Oral Medicine
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Academy of Pediatrics
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Academy of Periodontology
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Association for Cancer Research
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Association for Respiratory Care
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Cancer Society
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American College of Cardiology
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American College of Preventive Medicine
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Dental Association
Calnon, William & O'Laughlin, Kathleen (2012, February 23). Dear Chairman Harkin and Ranking Member Upton:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from American Dental Association.
American Heart Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Lung Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Medical Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Psychological Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Public Health Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Society of Addiction Medicine
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
American Thoracic Society
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Association of Black Cardiologists
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Lung Cancer Alliance
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
National Association of County & City Health Officials
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
National Association of Local Boards of Health
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
National Physicians Alliance
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
National Research Center for Women & Families
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Oncology Nursing Society
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Oral Health America
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Partnership for Prevention
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
United Church of Christ
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.
United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society
Undersigned Organizations (2012, February 23). Dear Senator Sessions:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Oncology Nursing Society.

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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.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$17,500
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$32,200$181,800
Kelly AyotteRNH$5,700$114,400
John BarrassoRWY$3,500$802,593
Max BaucusDMT$58,150$529,391
Mark BegichDAK$1,000$107,133
Michael F. BennetDCO$9,600$212,588
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$30,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$204,489
Roy BluntRMO$45,500$556,145
John BoozmanRAR$1,000$189,761
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,800$343,218
Scott BrownRMA$11,500$794,578
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$647,314
Richard BurrRNC$177,441$428,542
Maria CantwellDWA$500$192,807
Ben CardinDMD$0$380,660
Tom CarperDDE$450$141,700
Bob CaseyDPA$20,500$340,135
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$80,800$394,785
Daniel CoatsRIN$12,400$111,533
Tom CoburnROK$19,500$179,419
William Thad CochranRMS$15,500$84,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,250$340,819
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$69,800
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,000$104,000
Bob CorkerRTN$24,200$499,901
John CornynRTX$47,900$762,938
Mike CrapoRID$7,500$126,644
Jim DeMintRSC$29,300$195,862
Dick DurbinDIL$9,000$304,020
Mike EnziRWY$0$133,549
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$149,538
Al FrankenDMN$0$264,544
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$28,800$601,616
Lindsey GrahamRSC$13,000$116,212
Chuck GrassleyRIA$11,000$338,320
Kay R. HaganDNC$62,571$114,125
Tom HarkinDIA$12,000$456,598
Orrin G. HatchRUT$29,500$397,065
Dean HellerRNV$41,500$348,684
John HoevenRND$1,000$102,100
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$69,750
Jim InhofeROK$13,250$105,863
Dan InouyeDHI$13,100$97,600
Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,500$241,876
Mike JohannsRNE$10,300$114,680
Ron JohnsonRWI$3,500$239,434
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,600$179,540
John F. KerryDMA$10,000$202,450
Mark KirkRIL$16,800$841,806
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$157,650
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$33,800
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$7,000$284,288
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$15,400$110,800
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,000$26,300
Mike LeeRUT$3,500$25,850
Carl LevinDMI$4,600$122,250
Joe LiebermanICT$0$6,100
Dick LugarRIN$2,000$68,330
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$20,500$236,798
John McCainRAZ$1,000$187,109
Claire McCaskillDMO$6,000$334,588
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$207,800$819,200
Bob MenéndezDNJ$23,800$624,360
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$138,700
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$176,051
Jerry MoranRKS$5,000$185,350
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,000$113,341
Patty MurrayDWA$5,500$349,504
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$25,000$144,160
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,700$420,632
Rand PaulRKY$7,500$336,677
Rob PortmanROH$3,000$308,305
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$120,195
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$152,150
Harry ReidDNV$36,600$760,065
Jim RischRID$1,500$44,350
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$10,250$314,700
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$13,000$225,900
Marco RubioRFL$50,100$402,393
Bernie SandersIVT$0$73,847
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,600$346,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$159,010
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$170,565
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,500$56,550
Olympia SnoweRME$1,000$149,965
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$512,118
Jon TesterDMT$14,750$233,483
John ThuneRSD$5,700$225,208
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$13,400$340,938
Mark UdallDCO$2,000$320,015
Tom UdallDNM$2,300$195,662
David VitterRLA$21,500$499,476
Mark R. WarnerDVA$146,102$344,736
Jim WebbDVA$17,000$19,550
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$126,733
Roger F. WickerRMS$34,300$372,383
Ron WydenDOR$0$444,125

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$17,500
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$32,200$181,800
Kelly AyotteRNH$5,700$114,400
John BarrassoRWY$3,500$802,593
Max BaucusDMT$58,150$529,391
Mark BegichDAK$1,000$107,133
Michael F. BennetDCO$9,600$212,588
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$30,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$204,489
Roy BluntRMO$45,500$556,145
John BoozmanRAR$1,000$189,761
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,800$343,218
Scott BrownRMA$11,500$794,578
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$647,314
Richard BurrRNC$177,441$428,542
Maria CantwellDWA$500$192,807
Ben CardinDMD$0$380,660
Tom CarperDDE$450$141,700
Bob CaseyDPA$20,500$340,135
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$80,800$394,785
Daniel CoatsRIN$12,400$111,533
Tom CoburnROK$19,500$179,419
William Thad CochranRMS$15,500$84,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,250$340,819
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$69,800
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,000$104,000
Bob CorkerRTN$24,200$499,901
John CornynRTX$47,900$762,938
Mike CrapoRID$7,500$126,644
Jim DeMintRSC$29,300$195,862
Dick DurbinDIL$9,000$304,020
Mike EnziRWY$0$133,549
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$149,538
Al FrankenDMN$0$264,544
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$28,800$601,616
Lindsey GrahamRSC$13,000$116,212
Chuck GrassleyRIA$11,000$338,320
Kay R. HaganDNC$62,571$114,125
Tom HarkinDIA$12,000$456,598
Orrin G. HatchRUT$29,500$397,065
Dean HellerRNV$41,500$348,684
John HoevenRND$1,000$102,100
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$69,750
Jim InhofeROK$13,250$105,863
Dan InouyeDHI$13,100$97,600
Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,500$241,876
Mike JohannsRNE$10,300$114,680
Ron JohnsonRWI$3,500$239,434
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,600$179,540
John F. KerryDMA$10,000$202,450
Mark KirkRIL$16,800$841,806
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$157,650
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$33,800
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$7,000$284,288
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$15,400$110,800
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,000$26,300
Mike LeeRUT$3,500$25,850
Carl LevinDMI$4,600$122,250
Joe LiebermanICT$0$6,100
Dick LugarRIN$2,000$68,330
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$20,500$236,798
John McCainRAZ$1,000$187,109
Claire McCaskillDMO$6,000$334,588
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$207,800$819,200
Bob MenéndezDNJ$23,800$624,360
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$138,700
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$176,051
Jerry MoranRKS$5,000$185,350
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,000$113,341
Patty MurrayDWA$5,500$349,504
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$25,000$144,160
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,700$420,632
Rand PaulRKY$7,500$336,677
Rob PortmanROH$3,000$308,305
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$120,195
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$152,150
Harry ReidDNV$36,600$760,065
Jim RischRID$1,500$44,350
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$10,250$314,700
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$13,000$225,900
Marco RubioRFL$50,100$402,393
Bernie SandersIVT$0$73,847
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,600$346,050
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$159,010
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$170,565
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,500$56,550
Olympia SnoweRME$1,000$149,965
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$512,118
Jon TesterDMT$14,750$233,483
John ThuneRSD$5,700$225,208
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$13,400$340,938
Mark UdallDCO$2,000$320,015
Tom UdallDNM$2,300$195,662
David VitterRLA$21,500$499,476
Mark R. WarnerDVA$146,102$344,736
Jim WebbDVA$17,000$19,550
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$126,733
Roger F. WickerRMS$34,300$372,383
Ron WydenDOR$0$444,125

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Tobacco & Tobacco products$1,729,514

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$9,914,889
Physicians$9,488,455
Dentists$2,628,210
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,274,504
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,248,932
Nurses$946,436
Health & welfare policy$449,450
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$354,158
Public official (elected or appointed)$20,401
Municipal & county government organizations$0
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