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S. 1577 - GROWTH Act

Taxation. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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GROWTH Act

S. 1577 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Greater Research Opportunities With Tax Help Act
  • GROWTH Act
Sponsor
Max Baucus
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Income tax credits
  • Research and development
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    Major Actions
    Introduced9/19/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced9/19/2011
    9/19/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    15 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    GROWTH Act

    15 organizations supported this bill

    Agilent Technologies
    undersigned (2011, October 4). Support Research and Development Jobs in America: Modernize and Make Permanent the R&D Tax Credit, Cosponsor S. 1577. Retrieved December 10, 2013, from R&D Credit Coalition.
    AlliantGroup
    AlliantGroup (2012, January 24). alliantgroup Welcomes U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch As Special Guest In Upcoming Think Tank Session For CPA Partner Firms. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from AlliantGroup.
    American Foundry Society
    American Foundry Society (n.d.). Uncompetitive U.S. Tax Code Hinders Metalcasters. Retrieved July 2, 2012, from American Foundry Society.
    Associated Industries of Massachusetts
    Mcanneny, Eileen (2011, September 22). Research and Development Tax Credit Important to Massachusetts. Retrieved July 2, 2012, from Associated Industries of Massachusetts.
    California Healthcare Institute
    Gillenwater, Todd (2011, September 26). Dear Chairman Baucus,. Retrieved July 2, 2012, from California Healthcare Institute.
    Dow Chemical Company
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, September 20). Statement of the R&D Credit Coalition. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from R&D Credit Coalition.
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    Howard, James (2012, January 31). Dear Mr. Speaker. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers USA.
    Intel
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, September 20). Statement of the R&D Credit Coalition. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from R&D Credit Coalition.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, September 20). Statement of the R&D Credit Coalition. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from R&D Credit Coalition.
    R&D Credit Coalition
    R&D Credit Coalition (2011, September 20). Statement of the R&D Credit Coalition. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from R&D Credit Coalition.
    Retail Industry Leaders Association
    Retail Industry Leaders Association (n.d.). RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from Retail Industry Leaders Association.
    Sanofi-Aventis
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, September 20). Statement of the R&D Credit Coalition. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from R&D Credit Coalition.
    Taxops
    Dunning, Mark (2011, October 11). Push for Permanent R&D Tax Credit is On. Retrieved July 2, 2012, from TaxOps.
    TechAmerica
    TechAmerica (2011, September 19). TechAmerica Commends Senators Baucus and Hatch for the Introduction of the Greater Research Opportunities with Tax Help (GROWTH) Act. Retrieved July 2, 2012, from TechAmerica.
    Telecommunications Industry Association
    Telecommunications Industry Association (n.d.). TIA Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of GROWTH Act by Senate Finance Committee Leadership. Retrieved June 27, 2012, from Telecommunications Industry Association.

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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$10,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$291,050$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$242,483$0
    John BarrassoRWY$400,835$0
    Max BaucusDMT$640,866$0
    Mark BegichDAK$159,790$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$452,044$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$33,833$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$156,700$0
    Roy BluntRMO$673,717$0
    John BoozmanRAR$95,387$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$574,722$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$1,268,045$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$349,211$0
    Richard BurrRNC$640,457$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$229,447$0
    Ben CardinDMD$236,232$0
    Tom CarperDDE$453,462$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$446,845$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$483,549$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$193,521$0
    Tom CoburnROK$177,156$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$103,053$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$482,898$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$20,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$282,750$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$507,347$0
    John CornynRTX$643,103$0
    Mike CrapoRID$290,233$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$222,751$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$273,200$0
    Mike EnziRWY$268,850$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$324,610$0
    Al FrankenDMN$339,845$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$983,370$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$184,228$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$274,199$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$358,579$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$318,350$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$836,410$0
    Dean HellerRNV$392,336$0
    John HoevenRND$133,150$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$44,375$0
    Jim InhofeROK$193,627$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$175,750$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$362,056$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$221,449$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$226,554$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$109,286$0
    John F. KerryDMA$230,445$0
    Mark KirkRIL$673,521$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$204,709$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$48,100$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$482,640$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$282,997$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$173,335$0
    Mike LeeRUT$61,750$0
    Carl LevinDMI$136,541$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$25,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$235,831$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$477,278$0
    John McCainRAZ$238,820$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$393,149$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$906,100$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$767,300$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$260,006$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$279,712$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$189,899$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$257,518$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$520,475$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$279,050$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$311,139$0
    Rand PaulRKY$132,461$0
    Rob PortmanROH$737,115$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$233,949$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$139,284$0
    Harry ReidDNV$902,760$0
    Jim RischRID$111,800$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$334,199$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$314,750$0
    Marco RubioRFL$327,236$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$25,450$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$757,700$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$185,750$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$156,896$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$215,950$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$212,710$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$303,178$0
    Jon TesterDMT$317,132$0
    John ThuneRSD$294,968$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$867,369$0
    Mark UdallDCO$510,952$0
    Tom UdallDNM$223,816$0
    David VitterRLA$263,050$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$617,675$0
    Jim WebbDVA$29,500$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$177,799$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$446,044$0
    Ron WydenDOR$295,700$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$291,050$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$242,483$0
    John BarrassoRWY$400,835$0
    Max BaucusDMT$640,866$0
    Mark BegichDAK$159,790$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$452,044$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$33,833$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$156,700$0
    Roy BluntRMO$673,717$0
    John BoozmanRAR$95,387$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$574,722$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$1,268,045$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$349,211$0
    Richard BurrRNC$640,457$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$229,447$0
    Ben CardinDMD$236,232$0
    Tom CarperDDE$453,462$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$446,845$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$483,549$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$193,521$0
    Tom CoburnROK$177,156$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$103,053$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$482,898$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$20,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$282,750$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$507,347$0
    John CornynRTX$643,103$0
    Mike CrapoRID$290,233$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$222,751$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$273,200$0
    Mike EnziRWY$268,850$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$324,610$0
    Al FrankenDMN$339,845$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$983,370$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$184,228$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$274,199$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$358,579$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$318,350$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$836,410$0
    Dean HellerRNV$392,336$0
    John HoevenRND$133,150$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$44,375$0
    Jim InhofeROK$193,627$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$175,750$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$362,056$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$221,449$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$226,554$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$109,286$0
    John F. KerryDMA$230,445$0
    Mark KirkRIL$673,521$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$204,709$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$48,100$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$482,640$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$282,997$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$173,335$0
    Mike LeeRUT$61,750$0
    Carl LevinDMI$136,541$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$25,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$235,831$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$477,278$0
    John McCainRAZ$238,820$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$393,149$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$906,100$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$767,300$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$260,006$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$279,712$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$189,899$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$257,518$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$520,475$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$279,050$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$311,139$0
    Rand PaulRKY$132,461$0
    Rob PortmanROH$737,115$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$233,949$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$139,284$0
    Harry ReidDNV$902,760$0
    Jim RischRID$111,800$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$334,199$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$314,750$0
    Marco RubioRFL$327,236$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$25,450$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$757,700$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$185,750$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$156,896$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$215,950$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$212,710$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$303,178$0
    Jon TesterDMT$317,132$0
    John ThuneRSD$294,968$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$867,369$0
    Mark UdallDCO$510,952$0
    Tom UdallDNM$223,816$0
    David VitterRLA$263,050$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$617,675$0
    Jim WebbDVA$29,500$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$177,799$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$446,044$0
    Ron WydenDOR$295,700$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$7,713,818
    Business services$7,177,417
    Accountants$6,126,399
    Chemicals$3,338,216
    Computer components & accessories$2,124,160
    Biotech products & research$1,499,429
    Electronics manufacturing & services$1,426,122
    Telecommunications$1,290,689
    Retail trade$907,621
    Fabricated metal products$848,594
    General business associations$412,685
    Manufacturing$345,269
    Communications & Electronics$141,800

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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