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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.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$1,766,714
$1,766,714
16 times as much
$2,803,752
$333,441
$9,696,504
$10,641,898
$1,270,431
$1,426,329
$141,412
$952,751
$0
$390,268
$27,656,786
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 (n.d.). Take Action Now. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Cigars International.
Famous Smoke Shop
Famous Smoke Shop (n.d.). 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.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$17,500
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$39,200$186,150
Kelly AyotteRNH$5,700$133,685
John BarrassoRWY$3,500$821,343
Max BaucusDMT$58,150$529,879
Mark BegichDAK$0$137,735
Michael F. BennetDCO$9,600$228,238
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$29,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$198,439
Roy BluntRMO$45,500$577,530
John BoozmanRAR$1,000$200,861
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,800$476,000
Scott P. BrownRMA$12,250$856,528
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$665,711
Richard BurrRNC$190,741$484,902
Maria CantwellDWA$500$200,085
Ben CardinDMD$0$384,210
Tom CarperDDE$450$135,200
Bob CaseyDPA$20,500$341,035
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$78,800$404,534
Daniel CoatsRIN$10,000$101,500
Tom CoburnROK$19,500$173,172
William Thad CochranRMS$16,500$89,550
Susan M. CollinsRME$3,550$337,519
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$59,300
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,000$110,600
Bob CorkerRTN$24,200$498,101
John CornynRTX$46,900$830,263
Mike CrapoRID$7,500$132,144
Jim DeMintRSC$29,300$206,312
Dick DurbinDIL$9,000$322,762
Mike EnziRWY$0$134,049
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$147,960
Al FrankenDMN$0$336,723
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$29,800$602,527
Lindsey GrahamRSC$13,000$133,362
Chuck GrassleyRIA$11,000$355,670
Kay R. HaganDNC$64,821$166,870
Tom HarkinDIA$12,000$458,198
Orrin G. HatchRUT$29,500$413,515
Dean HellerRNV$41,500$346,534
John HoevenRND$1,000$107,850
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$73,500
Jim InhofeROK$14,750$118,413
Dan InouyeDHI$13,100$103,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$33,500$247,326
Mike JohannsRNE$10,300$114,830
Ron JohnsonRWI$3,500$244,576
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,600$179,440
John F. KerryDMA$10,000$191,800
Mark KirkRIL$16,800$862,505
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$156,722
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$38,800
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$7,000$296,478
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$15,400$121,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,000$26,250
Mike LeeRUT$3,500$28,350
Carl LevinDMI$4,600$137,000
Joe LiebermanICT$0$6,100
Dick LugarRIN$2,000$70,830
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$20,500$256,798
John McCainRAZ$1,000$200,734
Claire McCaskillDMO$6,000$364,649
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$206,300$837,425
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,800$631,960
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$165,706
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$183,884
Jerry MoranRKS$5,000$199,450
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,000$116,341
Patty MurrayDWA$5,500$390,188
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$25,000$148,160
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$69,700$424,732
Rand PaulRKY$9,900$326,266
Rob PortmanROH$3,000$316,005
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$130,945
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$153,900
Harry ReidDNV$36,600$812,306
Jim RischRID$1,500$44,650
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$10,250$339,050
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$13,000$229,450
Marco RubioRFL$49,100$450,707
Bernie SandersIVT$0$75,947
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,600$343,750
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$178,710
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$187,024
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,500$60,775
Olympia J. SnoweRME$1,000$150,955
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$518,890
Jon TesterDMT$14,750$244,773
John ThuneRSD$5,200$231,338
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$15,800$366,723
Mark UdallDCO$2,000$358,460
Tom UdallDNM$2,300$221,256
David VitterRLA$21,500$521,426
Mark R. WarnerDVA$144,802$372,429
Jim WebbDVA$17,000$11,050
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$126,733
Roger F. WickerRMS$38,300$411,900
Ron WydenDOR$0$460,375

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$17,500
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$39,200$186,150
Kelly AyotteRNH$5,700$133,685
John BarrassoRWY$3,500$821,343
Max BaucusDMT$58,150$529,879
Mark BegichDAK$0$137,735
Michael F. BennetDCO$9,600$228,238
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$29,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$198,439
Roy BluntRMO$45,500$577,530
John BoozmanRAR$1,000$200,861
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,800$476,000
Scott P. BrownRMA$12,250$856,528
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$665,711
Richard BurrRNC$190,741$484,902
Maria CantwellDWA$500$200,085
Ben CardinDMD$0$384,210
Tom CarperDDE$450$135,200
Bob CaseyDPA$20,500$341,035
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$78,800$404,534
Daniel CoatsRIN$10,000$101,500
Tom CoburnROK$19,500$173,172
William Thad CochranRMS$16,500$89,550
Susan M. CollinsRME$3,550$337,519
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$59,300
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,000$110,600
Bob CorkerRTN$24,200$498,101
John CornynRTX$46,900$830,263
Mike CrapoRID$7,500$132,144
Jim DeMintRSC$29,300$206,312
Dick DurbinDIL$9,000$322,762
Mike EnziRWY$0$134,049
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$147,960
Al FrankenDMN$0$336,723
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$29,800$602,527
Lindsey GrahamRSC$13,000$133,362
Chuck GrassleyRIA$11,000$355,670
Kay R. HaganDNC$64,821$166,870
Tom HarkinDIA$12,000$458,198
Orrin G. HatchRUT$29,500$413,515
Dean HellerRNV$41,500$346,534
John HoevenRND$1,000$107,850
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$73,500
Jim InhofeROK$14,750$118,413
Dan InouyeDHI$13,100$103,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$33,500$247,326
Mike JohannsRNE$10,300$114,830
Ron JohnsonRWI$3,500$244,576
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,600$179,440
John F. KerryDMA$10,000$191,800
Mark KirkRIL$16,800$862,505
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$156,722
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$38,800
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$7,000$296,478
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$15,400$121,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,000$26,250
Mike LeeRUT$3,500$28,350
Carl LevinDMI$4,600$137,000
Joe LiebermanICT$0$6,100
Dick LugarRIN$2,000$70,830
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$20,500$256,798
John McCainRAZ$1,000$200,734
Claire McCaskillDMO$6,000$364,649
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$206,300$837,425
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,800$631,960
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$165,706
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$183,884
Jerry MoranRKS$5,000$199,450
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,000$116,341
Patty MurrayDWA$5,500$390,188
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$25,000$148,160
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$69,700$424,732
Rand PaulRKY$9,900$326,266
Rob PortmanROH$3,000$316,005
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$130,945
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$153,900
Harry ReidDNV$36,600$812,306
Jim RischRID$1,500$44,650
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$10,250$339,050
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$13,000$229,450
Marco RubioRFL$49,100$450,707
Bernie SandersIVT$0$75,947
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,600$343,750
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$178,710
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$187,024
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,500$60,775
Olympia J. SnoweRME$1,000$150,955
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$518,890
Jon TesterDMT$14,750$244,773
John ThuneRSD$5,200$231,338
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$15,800$366,723
Mark UdallDCO$2,000$358,460
Tom UdallDNM$2,300$221,256
David VitterRLA$21,500$521,426
Mark R. WarnerDVA$144,802$372,429
Jim WebbDVA$17,000$11,050
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$126,733
Roger F. WickerRMS$38,300$411,900
Ron WydenDOR$0$460,375

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Tobacco & Tobacco products$1,766,714

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$10,641,898
Physicians$9,696,504
Dentists$2,803,752
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,426,329
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,270,431
Nurses$952,751
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$390,268
Health & welfare policy$333,441
Public official (elected or appointed)$141,412
Municipal & county government organizations$0
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