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S. 1747 - CPU Act

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to modify provisions relating to the exemption for computer systems analysts, computer programmers, software engineers, or other similarly skilled workers. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

CPU Act

S. 1747 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to modify provisions relating to the exemption for computer systems analysts, computer programmers, software engineers, or other similarly skilled workers. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to modify provisions relating to the exemption for computer systems analysts, computer programmers, software engineers, or other similarly skilled workers.
Other Titles
  • Computer Professionals Update Act
  • CPU Act
Sponsor
Kay R. Hagan
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Computers and information technology
  • Labor standards
  • Wages and earnings
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    Major Actions
    Introduced10/20/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced10/20/2011
    10/20/2011Read 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

    $189,600
    $189,600
    12 times as much
    $497,500
    $279,950
    $369,600
    $1,026,450
    $36,075
    $2,209,575
    1 Organization Supported and 6 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    CPU Act

    1 organization supported this bill

    TechServe Alliance
    TechServe Alliance (2011, October 31). TechServe Alliance Lauds Introduction of Senate Bill to Update the Computer Professional Exemption. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from TechServe Alliance.

    6 organizations opposed this bill

    AFL-CIO
    AFL-CIO (2012, March 9). Analysis of the Proposed “Computer Professionals Update Act,” S.1747. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers.
    American Federation of Teachers
    American Federation of Teachers (2012, March 30). Misguided Bill Would Exempt IT Workers from Overtime. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from American Federation of Teachers.
    Communications Workers of America
    Communications Workers of America (n.d.). Say no to working longer for less. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Communications Workers of America.
    Economic Policy Institute
    Eisenbrey, Ross (2012, February 16). Misguided CPU Act would cut tech workers’ wages. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Economic Policy Institute.
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (n.d.). S. 1747 The Computer Professionals Update Act. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
    International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers
    Junemann, Gregory (2011, December 22). Dear Senator,. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers.

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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$4,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$500$0
    John BarrassoRWY$5,000$1,000
    Max BaucusDMT$7,500$44,750
    Mark BegichDAK$500$59,600
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,750$49,250
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,750$35,500
    Roy BluntRMO$10,000$0
    John BoozmanRAR$4,400$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$3,500$46,400
    Scott P. BrownRMA$12,250$3,675
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,750$56,700
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$2,250$2,700
    Ben CardinDMD$0$43,500
    Tom CarperDDE$0$10,100
    Bob CaseyDPA$2,750$52,450
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$8,000
    Daniel CoatsRIN$500$1,000
    Tom CoburnROK$2,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$2,000
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$6,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,200$46,750
    Bob CorkerRTN$2,600$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$1,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$3,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$750$64,700
    Mike EnziRWY$0$1,000
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$23,500
    Al FrankenDMN$6,600$77,500
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$15,500$127,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$3,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$60,800
    Tom HarkinDIA$2,700$42,500
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,500
    Dean HellerRNV$6,000$0
    John HoevenRND$0$5,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$25,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$2,500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$100
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$45,950
    John F. KerryDMA$0$30,250
    Mark KirkRIL$500$17,000
    Amy KlobucharDMN$5,000$35,500
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$26,000
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$40,000
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,000$27,550
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$1,000$35,000
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$2,500$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$83,750
    John McCainRAZ$2,500$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,500$47,750
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$58,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$250$70,200
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$30,500
    Jerry MoranRKS$10,000$5,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$11,800
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$57,000
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$11,500
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,500$31,750
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$6,000$1,000
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$25,500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$36,200
    Harry ReidDNV$5,250$57,850
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$1,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$8,000$37,500
    Marco RubioRFL$1,250$2,700
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$42,200
    Chuck SchumerDNY$14,500$48,250
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$500$58,500
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$2,000
    Debbie StabenowDMI$2,000$53,700
    Jon TesterDMT$1,600$44,250
    John ThuneRSD$2,500$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$250$2,250
    Mark UdallDCO$2,000$52,250
    Tom UdallDNM$0$75,750
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$10,250$30,250
    Jim WebbDVA$0$5,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$34,700
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$7,500$27,250

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$4,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$500$0
    John BarrassoRWY$5,000$1,000
    Max BaucusDMT$7,500$44,750
    Mark BegichDAK$500$59,600
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,750$49,250
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,750$35,500
    Roy BluntRMO$10,000$0
    John BoozmanRAR$4,400$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$3,500$46,400
    Scott P. BrownRMA$12,250$3,675
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,750$56,700
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$2,250$2,700
    Ben CardinDMD$0$43,500
    Tom CarperDDE$0$10,100
    Bob CaseyDPA$2,750$52,450
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$8,000
    Daniel CoatsRIN$500$1,000
    Tom CoburnROK$2,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$2,000
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$6,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,200$46,750
    Bob CorkerRTN$2,600$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$1,000
    Jim DeMintRSC$3,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$750$64,700
    Mike EnziRWY$0$1,000
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$23,500
    Al FrankenDMN$6,600$77,500
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$15,500$127,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$3,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$60,800
    Tom HarkinDIA$2,700$42,500
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,500
    Dean HellerRNV$6,000$0
    John HoevenRND$0$5,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$25,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$2,500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$100
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$45,950
    John F. KerryDMA$0$30,250
    Mark KirkRIL$500$17,000
    Amy KlobucharDMN$5,000$35,500
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$26,000
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$40,000
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,000$27,550
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$1,000$35,000
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$2,500$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$83,750
    John McCainRAZ$2,500$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,500$47,750
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$58,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$250$70,200
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$30,500
    Jerry MoranRKS$10,000$5,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$11,800
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$57,000
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$11,500
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,500$31,750
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$6,000$1,000
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$25,500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$36,200
    Harry ReidDNV$5,250$57,850
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$1,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$8,000$37,500
    Marco RubioRFL$1,250$2,700
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$42,200
    Chuck SchumerDNY$14,500$48,250
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$500$58,500
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$2,000
    Debbie StabenowDMI$2,000$53,700
    Jon TesterDMT$1,600$44,250
    John ThuneRSD$2,500$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$250$2,250
    Mark UdallDCO$2,000$52,250
    Tom UdallDNM$0$75,750
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$10,250$30,250
    Jim WebbDVA$0$5,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$34,700
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$7,500$27,250

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Communications & Electronics$189,600

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Teachers unions$1,026,450
    IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$497,500
    Communications & hi-tech unions$369,600
    Labor Unions$279,950
    Fiscal & tax policy$36,075
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