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S. 1769 - Rebuild America Jobs Act

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on passage on this bill.
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Rebuild America Jobs Act

S. 1769 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America.
Other Titles
  • Rebuild America Jobs Act
  • Building and Upgrading Infrastructure for Long-Term Development
Sponsor
Amy Klobuchar
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Aviation and airports
  • Building construction
  • Buy American requirements
  • Caribbean area
  • Dams and canals
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Employee hiring
  • Employment and training programs
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Energy storage, supplies, demand
  • Forests
  • Government corporations and government-sponsored enterprises
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Income tax exclusion
  • Income tax rates
  • Inflation and prices
  • Infrastructure development
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine and inland water transportation
  • Metals
  • Minority and disadvantaged businesses
  • National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
  • Navigation, waterways, harbors
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public transit
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Puerto Rico
  • Railroads
  • Roads and highways
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Securities
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • Transportation programs funding
  • U.S. territories and protectorates
  • User charges and fees
  • Wages and earnings
  • Water quality
  • Water use and supply
  • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/31/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Proceed S. 176911/03/2011This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
51 voted YES 49 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/31/2011
10/31/2011Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar11/01/2011Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 213.
11/01/2011Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
11/01/2011Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill presented in Senate.
11/02/2011Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
11/02/2011Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
11/03/2011Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
select this voteVote11/03/2011On the Motion to Proceed S. 1769
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

28 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Rebuild America Jobs Act

28 organizations supported this bill

AARP
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
AFL-CIO
Hall, Mike (2011, November 2). Tell Your Senators: Pass the Rebuild America Jobs Act. AFL-CIO Now Blog News. Retrieved November 2, 2011, from http://blog.aflcio.org/2011/11/02/tell-your-senators-pass-the-rebuild-american-jobs-act/.
American Association of People with Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
American Association of University Women
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
American Civil Liberties Union
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
AFSCME Sec.–Treas. Lee Saunders (2011, October 13). AFSCME Launches New Ad Supporting American Jobs Act. Retrieved November 2, 2011, from AFSCME.
American Federation of Teachers
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
Asian American Justice Center
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
Human Rights Campaign
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
IBEW (2011, November 1). Ask Your Senators to Support S.1769 - The Rebuild America Jobs Act. Retrieved November 1, 2011, from IBEW.
Japanese American Citizens League
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
League of Women Voters
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Congress of American Indians
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Council of La Raza
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Education Association
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Fair Housing Alliance
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Organization for Women
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Partnership for Women & Families
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Urban League
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
National Women's Law Center
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
People for the American Way
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
Service Employees International Union
undersigned organizations (2011, November 2). SUPPORT S. 1769, THE “REBUILD AMERICA JOBS ACT”. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from Civil Rights Docs.
United Automobile Workers
NOLSW (2011, November 3). Tell Your Senators: Pass the Rebuild America Jobs Act. Retrieved November 3, 2011, from National Organization of Legal Services.

1 organization opposed this bill

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Chamber of Commerce (2011, November 1). Letter on S.1769, the "Rebuild America Jobs Act". Retrieved November 2, 2011, from 2011 Letters to Congress.

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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$7,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,750$4,500
Kelly AyotteRNH$14,250$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$219,600$2,500
Mark BegichDAK$437,365$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$322,143$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$81,800$0
Roy BluntRMO$12,600$8,100
John BoozmanRAR$11,300$1,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,036,948$14,350
Scott BrownRMA$27,000$13,250
Sherrod BrownDOH$979,577$4,750
Richard BurrRNC$250$5,945
Maria CantwellDWA$194,515$750
Ben CardinDMD$132,750$750
Tom CarperDDE$58,300$1,500
Bob CaseyDPA$165,983$3,500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$27,000$6,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,150$6,500
Tom CoburnROK$250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$107,429$5,700
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$18,300$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$108,845$0
Bob CorkerRTN$12,600$5,250
John CornynRTX$18,825$4,750
Mike CrapoRID$10,200$0
Jim DeMintRSC$750$4,000
Dick DurbinDIL$280,736$1,750
Mike EnziRWY$5,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$298,321$1,000
Al FrankenDMN$1,239,422$210
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,986,414$1,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$14,400$12,884
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,900$1,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$2,397,932$0
Tom HarkinDIA$202,758$1,000
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,850$1,250
Dean HellerRNV$12,700$6,250
John HoevenRND$7,400$6,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,900$1,250
Dan InouyeDHI$69,050$200
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,250$2,500
Mike JohannsRNE$3,500$7,200
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$1,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$374,517$0
John F. KerryDMA$449,809$0
Mark KirkRIL$52,970$7,500
Amy KlobucharDMN$345,207$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$389,372$1,000
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$428,300$250
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$135,825$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$2,000
Carl LevinDMI$264,393$2,250
Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$6,000$2,750
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$156,065$7,500
John McCainRAZ$20,800$7,750
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,515,958$1,750
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$36,000$10,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$175,200$500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$617,363$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$157,042$500
Jerry MoranRKS$7,500$1,950
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,350$0
Patty MurrayDWA$724,613$750
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$48,650$5,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$169,744$2,250
Rand PaulRKY$4,150$500
Rob PortmanROH$3,450$11,000
Mark L. PryorDAR$100,800$750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$113,425$500
Harry ReidDNV$363,309$3,900
Jim RischRID$1,050$5,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,000$450
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$121,300$1,500
Marco RubioRFL$15,880$2,205
Bernie SandersIVT$324,305$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$205,853$1,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$1,600$4,500
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,447,145$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$6,200$0
Olympia SnoweRME$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$547,104$5,800
Jon TesterDMT$450,893$1,000
John ThuneRSD$3,900$7,200
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$13,983$6,400
Mark UdallDCO$685,517$1,500
Tom UdallDNM$631,969$0
David VitterRLA$200$6,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,359,859$1,550
Jim WebbDVA$25,500$1,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,307$850
Roger F. WickerRMS$8,300$6,000
Ron WydenDOR$72,700$500

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$7,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,750$4,500
Kelly AyotteRNH$14,250$1,000
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$219,600$2,500
Mark BegichDAK$437,365$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$322,143$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$81,800$0
Roy BluntRMO$12,600$8,100
John BoozmanRAR$11,300$1,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,036,948$14,350
Scott BrownRMA$27,000$13,250
Sherrod BrownDOH$979,577$4,750
Richard BurrRNC$250$5,945
Maria CantwellDWA$194,515$750
Ben CardinDMD$132,750$750
Tom CarperDDE$58,300$1,500
Bob CaseyDPA$165,983$3,500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$27,000$6,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,150$6,500
Tom CoburnROK$250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$107,429$5,700
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$18,300$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$108,845$0
Bob CorkerRTN$12,600$5,250
John CornynRTX$18,825$4,750
Mike CrapoRID$10,200$0
Jim DeMintRSC$750$4,000
Dick DurbinDIL$280,736$1,750
Mike EnziRWY$5,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$298,321$1,000
Al FrankenDMN$1,239,422$210
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,986,414$1,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$14,400$12,884
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,900$1,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$2,397,932$0
Tom HarkinDIA$202,758$1,000
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,850$1,250
Dean HellerRNV$12,700$6,250
John HoevenRND$7,400$6,000
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,900$1,250
Dan InouyeDHI$69,050$200
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,250$2,500
Mike JohannsRNE$3,500$7,200
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$1,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$374,517$0
John F. KerryDMA$449,809$0
Mark KirkRIL$52,970$7,500
Amy KlobucharDMN$345,207$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$389,372$1,000
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$428,300$250
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$135,825$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$2,000
Carl LevinDMI$264,393$2,250
Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$6,000$2,750
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$156,065$7,500
John McCainRAZ$20,800$7,750
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,515,958$1,750
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$36,000$10,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$175,200$500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$617,363$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$157,042$500
Jerry MoranRKS$7,500$1,950
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,350$0
Patty MurrayDWA$724,613$750
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$48,650$5,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$169,744$2,250
Rand PaulRKY$4,150$500
Rob PortmanROH$3,450$11,000
Mark L. PryorDAR$100,800$750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$113,425$500
Harry ReidDNV$363,309$3,900
Jim RischRID$1,050$5,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,000$450
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$121,300$1,500
Marco RubioRFL$15,880$2,205
Bernie SandersIVT$324,305$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$205,853$1,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$1,600$4,500
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,447,145$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$6,200$0
Olympia SnoweRME$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$547,104$5,800
Jon TesterDMT$450,893$1,000
John ThuneRSD$3,900$7,200
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$13,983$6,400
Mark UdallDCO$685,517$1,500
Tom UdallDNM$631,969$0
David VitterRLA$200$6,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,359,859$1,550
Jim WebbDVA$25,500$1,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,307$850
Roger F. WickerRMS$8,300$6,000
Ron WydenDOR$72,700$500

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$11,571,318
Women's issues$7,166,710
Teachers unions$1,026,450
Minority/Ethnic Groups$893,441
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$595,245
State & local govt employee unions$509,720
IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$497,500
Health & welfare policy$449,450
Commercial service unions$424,550
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$354,158
Labor Unions$279,950
Automotive Unions$278,632
Elderly issues/Social Security$242,216
Human Rights$38,900

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Chambers of commerce$262,394
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