S. 1769 - Rebuild America Jobs Act

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
Sponsor:
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. 
Senate Vote: On the Motion to Proceed S. 1769

DID NOT PASS on November 3, 2011.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 51 voted NO: 49
0 voted present/not voting

Other Votes:

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
currently selectedSenateOn 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.
currently selectedVote11/03/2011On the Motion to Proceed S. 1769
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. January 2007 For $78,275 Against $1,000
  2. February 2007 For $191,350 Against $2,000
  3. March 2007 For $512,363 Against $6,000
  4. April 2007 For $189,408 Against $2,500
  5. May 2007 For $276,054 Against $0
  6. June 2007 For $583,540 Against $15,634
  7. July 2007 For $144,985 Against $1,500
  8. August 2007 For $123,437 Against $1,700
  9. September 2007 For $844,049 Against $1,300
  10. October 2007 For $288,681 Against $1,000
  11. November 2007 For $478,913 Against $6,800
  12. December 2007 For $719,293 Against $1,750
  13. January 2008 For $180,565 Against $1,000
  14. February 2008 For $324,950 Against $0
  15. March 2008 For $843,478 Against $7,750
  16. April 2008 For $364,013 Against $3,000
  17. May 2008 For $615,538 Against $3,250
  18. June 2008 For $1,192,062 Against $15,200
  19. July 2008 For $392,457 Against $500
  20. August 2008 For $582,826 Against $1,200
  21. September 2008 For $1,715,101 Against $12,710
  22. October 2008 For $1,914,474 Against $2,000
  23. November 2008 For $287,213 Against $5,000
  24. December 2008 For $130,698 Against $0
  25. January 2009 For $44,100 Against $250
  26. February 2009 For $175,188 Against $7,000
  27. March 2009 For $236,589 Against $7,750
  28. April 2009 For $100,850 Against $1,000
  29. May 2009 For $134,735 Against $0
  30. June 2009 For $265,449 Against $6,500
  31. July 2009 For $62,722 Against $3,250
  32. August 2009 For $49,549 Against $250
  33. September 2009 For $210,897 Against $4,000
  34. October 2009 For $70,200 Against $250
  35. November 2009 For $96,400 Against $2,500
  36. December 2009 For $192,411 Against $6,000
  37. January 2010 For $64,200 Against $455
  38. February 2010 For $147,812 Against $1,700
  39. March 2010 For $324,654 Against $8,700
  40. April 2010 For $152,840 Against $1,450
  41. May 2010 For $298,219 Against $3,150
  42. June 2010 For $411,196 Against $23,150
  43. July 2010 For $171,283 Against $2,450
  44. August 2010 For $409,362 Against $1,000
  45. September 2010 For $596,331 Against $9,195
  46. October 2010 For $692,650 Against $5,450
  47. November 2010 For $18,538 Against $0
  48. December 2010 For $70,646 Against $0
  49. January 2011 For $139,375 Against $1,050
  50. February 2011 For $218,300 Against $3,800
  51. March 2011 For $369,525 Against $7,000
  52. April 2011 For $161,717 Against $2,000
  53. May 2011 For $177,043 Against $6,000
  54. June 2011 For $509,769 Against $3,750
  55. July 2011 For $130,012 Against $0
  56. August 2011 For $181,908 Against $1,000
  57. September 2011 For $306,642 Against $5,500
  58. October 2011 For $134,370 Against $1,000
  59. November 2011 For $169,159 Against $3,500
  60. December 2011 For $399,656 Against $2,000
  61. January 2012 For $129,320 Against $2,000
  62. February 2012 For $158,912 Against $0
  63. March 2012 For $359,455 Against $2,750
  64. April 2012 For $167,340 Against $2,750
  65. May 2012 For $282,101 Against $2,500
  66. June 2012 For $391,036 Against $5,250
  67. July 2012 For $214,961 Against $1,000
  68. August 2012 For $474,722 Against $9,000
  69. September 2012 For $539,340 Against $5,250
  70. October 2012 For $565,500 Against $5,000
  71. November 2012 For $77,801 Against $1,050
  72. December 2012 For $98,732 Against $1,000

Votes

28 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Rebuild America Jobs Act

28 organizations supported this motion

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 motion

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 on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supportedsort icon
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Kay HaganDNC$2,397,932$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,036,948$14,350Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,986,414$1,000Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,515,958$1,750Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,447,145$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$1,359,859$1,550Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$1,239,422$210Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$979,577$4,750Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$724,613$750Yes
Mark UdallDCO$685,517$1,500Yes
Tom UdallDNM$631,969$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$617,363$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$547,104$5,800Yes
Jon TesterDMT$450,893$1,000Yes
John KerryDMA$449,809$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$437,365$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$428,300$250Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$389,372$1,000Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$374,517$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$363,309$3,900Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$344,207$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$324,305$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$322,143$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$298,321$1,000Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$280,736$1,750Yes
Carl LevinDMI$264,393$2,250Yes
Max BaucusDMT$219,600$2,500Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$205,853$1,000Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$202,758$1,000Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$194,515$750Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$175,200$500Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$169,744$2,250Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$165,983$3,500Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$157,042$500Yes
Joe ManchinDWV$156,065$7,500Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$135,825$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$132,750$750Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$121,300$1,500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$113,425$500Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$108,845$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$107,429$5,700No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,307$850Yes
Mark PryorDAR$100,800$750Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$81,800$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$72,700$500Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$69,050$200Yes
Tom CarperDDE$58,300$1,500Yes
Mark KirkRIL$52,970$7,500No
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$48,650$5,000No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$36,000$10,000No
Orrin HatchRUT$27,850$1,250No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,350$0No
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$27,000$6,000No
Scott BrownRMA$27,000$13,250No
Jim WebbDVA$25,500$1,000Yes
John McCainRAZ$20,800$7,750No
John CornynRTX$18,825$4,750No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$18,300$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,900$1,000No
Marco RubioRFL$15,880$2,205No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$14,400$12,884No
Kelly AyotteRNH$14,250$1,000No
Patrick ToomeyRPA$13,983$6,400No
Dean HellerRNV$12,700$6,250No
Bob CorkerRTN$12,600$5,250No
Roy BluntRMO$12,600$8,100No
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,750$4,500No
Olympia SnoweRME$11,500$0No
John BoozmanRAR$11,300$1,500No
Mike CrapoRID$10,200$0No
Roger WickerRMS$8,300$6,000No
Jerry MoranRKS$7,500$1,950No
John HoevenRND$7,400$6,000No
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$7,000$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$6,200$0No
Dick LugarRIN$6,000$2,750No
Mike EnziRWY$5,500$0No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,250$2,500No
Rand PaulRKY$4,150$500No
Jim InhofeROK$3,900$1,250No
John ThuneRSD$3,900$7,200No
Mike JohannsRNE$3,500$7,200No
Rob PortmanROH$3,450$11,000No
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,150$6,500No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,550$0No
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$2,000No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,000$450No
Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0No
Jeff SessionsRAL$1,600$4,500No
Jim RischRID$1,050$5,000No
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0No
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$1,500No
Jim DeMintRSC$750$4,000No
Richard BurrRNC$250$5,945No
Tom CoburnROK$250$0No
David VitterRLA$200$6,000No
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No

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$ From Interest Groups
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$7,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,750$4,500No
Kelly AyotteRNH$14,250$1,000No
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0No
Max BaucusDMT$219,600$2,500Yes
Mark BegichDAK$437,365$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$322,143$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$81,800$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$12,600$8,100No
John BoozmanRAR$11,300$1,500No
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,036,948$14,350Yes
Scott BrownRMA$27,000$13,250No
Sherrod BrownDOH$979,577$4,750Yes
Richard BurrRNC$250$5,945No
Maria CantwellDWA$194,515$750Yes
Ben CardinDMD$132,750$750Yes
Tom CarperDDE$58,300$1,500Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$165,983$3,500Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$27,000$6,000No
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,150$6,500No
Tom CoburnROK$250$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
Susan CollinsRME$107,429$5,700No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$18,300$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$108,845$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$12,600$5,250No
John CornynRTX$18,825$4,750No
Mike CrapoRID$10,200$0No
Jim DeMintRSC$750$4,000No
Dick DurbinDIL$280,736$1,750Yes
Mike EnziRWY$5,500$0No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$298,321$1,000Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$1,239,422$210Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,986,414$1,000Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$14,400$12,884No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,900$1,000No
Kay HaganDNC$2,397,932$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$202,758$1,000Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$27,850$1,250No
Dean HellerRNV$12,700$6,250No
John HoevenRND$7,400$6,000No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,550$0No
Jim InhofeROK$3,900$1,250No
Dan InouyeDHI$69,050$200Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,250$2,500No
Mike JohannsRNE$3,500$7,200No
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$1,500No
Tim JohnsonDSD$374,517$0Yes
John KerryDMA$449,809$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$52,970$7,500No
Amy KlobucharDMN$344,207$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0No
Mary LandrieuDLA$389,372$1,000Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$428,300$250Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$135,825$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$2,000No
Carl LevinDMI$264,393$2,250Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0No
Dick LugarRIN$6,000$2,750No
Joe ManchinDWV$156,065$7,500Yes
John McCainRAZ$20,800$7,750No
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,515,958$1,750Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$36,000$10,000No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$175,200$500Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$617,363$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$157,042$500Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$7,500$1,950No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,350$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$724,613$750Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$48,650$5,000No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$169,744$2,250Yes
Rand PaulRKY$4,150$500No
Rob PortmanROH$3,450$11,000No
Mark PryorDAR$100,800$750Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$113,425$500Yes
Harry ReidDNV$363,309$3,900Yes
Jim RischRID$1,050$5,000No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,000$450No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$121,300$1,500Yes
Marco RubioRFL$15,880$2,205No
Bernie SandersIVT$324,305$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$205,853$1,000Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$1,600$4,500No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,447,145$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$6,200$0No
Olympia SnoweRME$11,500$0No
Debbie StabenowDMI$547,104$5,800Yes
Jon TesterDMT$450,893$1,000Yes
John ThuneRSD$3,900$7,200No
Patrick ToomeyRPA$13,983$6,400No
Mark UdallDCO$685,517$1,500Yes
Tom UdallDNM$631,969$0Yes
David VitterRLA$200$6,000No
Mark WarnerDVA$1,359,859$1,550Yes
Jim WebbDVA$25,500$1,000Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,307$850Yes
Roger WickerRMS$8,300$6,000No
Ron WydenDOR$72,700$500Yes

Interest Groups that supported this motion

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$11,571,318
Women's issues$7,165,710
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 motion

$ Donated
Chambers of commerce$262,394
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