S. 2237 - Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act

Taxation. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide a temporary income tax credit for increased payroll and extend bonus depreciation for an additional year, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
Amendments:
62 proposed amendments. 1 rejected. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 2237

PASSED on July 10, 2012.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 80 voted NO: 14
6 voted present/not voting

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Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act

S. 2237 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide a temporary income tax credit for increased payroll and extend bonus depreciation for an additional year, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide a temporary income tax credit for increased payroll and extend bonus depreciation for an additional year, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act
Sponsor
Harry Reid
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Business investment and capital
  • Employee hiring
  • Income tax credits
  • Income tax deductions
  • U.S. territories and protectorates
  • Wages and earnings
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Major Actions
Introduced3/26/2012
Amendments (62 proposed)
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 22377/10/2012This motion PASSED the Senate
80 voted YES 14 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2524 to S. 2237 (Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act)7/12/2012This amendment PASSED the Senate
73 voted YES 24 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2521 to S. 2237 (Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act)7/12/2012This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
57 voted YES 41 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Cloture Motion S. 22377/12/2012This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
53 voted YES 44 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/26/2012
3/26/2012Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar3/27/2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 341.
6/25/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
6/26/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
6/27/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
6/28/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
6/29/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
6/29/2012Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
7/09/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
7/10/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
currently selectedVote7/10/2012On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 2237
7/11/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
7/11/2012Measure laid before Senate by motion.
7/11/2012Motion by Senator Reid to commit to Senate Committee on Finance with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment SA 2526 made in Senate.
7/11/2012Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate.
7/11/2012Amendment SA 2521 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Landrieu.
7/11/2012Cloture motion on amendment SA 2521 presented in Senate.
7/11/2012Amendment SA 2522 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2521.
7/11/2012Amendment SA 2523 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2522.
7/11/2012Amendment SA 2524 proposed by Senator Reid to language proposed to be stricken by amendment no. SA 2521.
7/11/2012Amendment SA 2525 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2524.
7/11/2012Amendment SA 2526 proposed by Senator Reid.
7/11/2012Amendment SA 2527 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2526 (the instructions of the motion to commit).
7/11/2012Amendment SA 2528 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2527.
7/12/2012Considered by Senate.
7/12/2012Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 341.
7/12/2012Considered by Senate.
7/12/2012Considered by Senate.
7/12/2012Considered by Senate.
7/12/2012Considered by Senate.
7/12/2012Considered by Senate.
7/12/2012SA 2525 fell when SA 2524 was tabled.
7/12/2012Considered by Senate.
7/12/2012Considered by Senate.
7/12/2012Considered by Senate.
select this voteVote7/12/2012On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2524 to S. 2237 (Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act)
select this voteVote7/12/2012On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2521 to S. 2237 (Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act)
select this voteVote7/12/2012On the Cloture Motion S. 2237
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S. Amdt. 2490McCaskill, Claire [D-MO]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2491Hatch, Orrin [R-UT]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2492Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2493Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2494Hutchison, Kay [R-TX]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2495Enzi, Michael [R-WY]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2496Enzi, Michael [R-WY]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2497Hatch, Orrin [R-UT]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2498Rubio, Marco [R-FL]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2499Crapo, Michael [R-ID]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2500Heller, Dean [R-NV]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2501Heller, Dean [R-NV]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2502Nelson, Ben [D-NE]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2503Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2504Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2505Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2506McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]July 10, 2012Offered on July 9, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2508Cornyn, John [R-TX]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2509Hatch, Orrin [R-UT]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2510Hatch, Orrin [R-UT]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2511Barrasso, John [R-WY]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2512Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2513Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2514Thune, John [R-SD]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2515Bennet, Michael [D-CO]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2516Franken, Alan [D-MN]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2517Begich, Mark [D-AK]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2518Thune, John [R-SD]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2519Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2520Bennet, Michael [D-CO]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 2521Landrieu, Mary [D-LA]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2522Reid, Harry [D-NV]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

To change the enactment date.

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S. Amdt. 2523Reid, Harry [D-NV]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

Of a perfecting nature.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 2524Reid, Harry [D-NV]July 11, 2012Failed by roll call vote on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2525Reid, Harry [D-NV]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

To change the enactment date.

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S. Amdt. 2526Reid, Harry [D-NV]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

To change the enactment date.

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S. Amdt. 2527Reid, Harry [D-NV]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2528Reid, Harry [D-NV]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2529Lee, Mike [R-UT]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2530Lee, Mike [R-UT]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2531Roberts, Pat [R-KS]July 11, 2012Offered on July 10, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2532Vitter, David [R-LA]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2533Barrasso, John [R-WY]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2534Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2535Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2536Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2537Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2538Kyl, Jon [R-AZ]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2539Kyl, Jon [R-AZ]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2540Kyl, Jon [R-AZ]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2541Paul, Rand [R-KY]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2542Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2543Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2544Wyden, Ron [D-OR]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2545Manchin, Joe [D-WV]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2546Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2547Roberts, Pat [R-KS]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2548Wyden, Ron [D-OR]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2549Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2550Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2551Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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S. Amdt. 2552Snowe, Olympia [R-ME]July 12, 2012Offered on July 11, 2012.

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