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S. 3217 - Startup Act 2.0

Commerce. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to jump-start the economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Startup Act 2.0

S. 3217 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to jump-start the economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to jump-start the economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Startup Act 2.0
Sponsor
Jerry Moran
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Appropriations
  • Business investment and capital
  • Capital gains tax
  • Census and government statistics
  • Congressional oversight
  • Economic performance and conditions
  • Education programs funding
  • Employee hiring
  • Foreign labor
  • Government information and archives
  • Higher education
  • Immigration status and procedures
  • Income tax credits
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Science and engineering education
  • Securities
  • Small business
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
  • Visas and passports
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Major Actions
Introduced5/22/2012
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/22/2012
5/22/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

15 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Startup Act 2.0

15 organizations supported this bill

Bizengine
Choate, Dave (2012, May 29). The Startup Act 2.0 And How It Affects Small Businesses. Retrieved June 7, 2012, from .
Compete America
Pipes, Kasey S. (2012, March 23). Compete America Applauds Senators Moran, Warner, Rubio and Coons for Introduction of Startup Act 2.0. Retrieved June 7, 2012, from Compete America.
Computer & Communications Industry Association
Greenfield, Heather (2012, April 24). Senators Introduce Startup Act 2.0. Retrieved June 7, 2012, from Computer & Communications Industry Association.
CONNECT
CONNECT (2012, May 29). CONNECT endorses Startup Act 2.0 introduced by bipartisan Senators. Retrieved June 7, 2012, from CONNECT.
Consumer Electronics Association
Petricone, Michael (CEA) (2012, June 6). Reps. Grimm, Sanchez Introduce Startup Act 2.0 to Create U.S. Jobs and Reform High-Skilled Visa Policy. Retrieved June 7, 2012, from US Congressman Michael Grimm.
Engine Advocacy
Francis, Jane (2012, May 22). Policy Update: Startup Act 2.0 . Retrieved June 7, 2012, from Engine Advocacy.
Financial Services Forum
Financial Services Forum (2012, May 24). Startup Act 2.0 will aid new business formation, job growth in America . Retrieved June 7, 2012, from Financial Services Forum.
Information Technology Industry Council
Fletcher, Meghan (2012, May 22). Startup Act 2.0 Offers Bipartisan Blueprint for New Jobs. Retrieved June 7, 2012, from The Information Technology Industry Council.
Innovation Files
Yin, Clifton (2012, May 23). Startup Act 2.0 Even Better Than 1.0. Retrieved June 7, 2012, from Innovation Files.
Jd Supra
Wallin, Joe (2012, June 12). Startup Act 2.0 – Making The 100% QSB Stock Exemption Permanent. Retrieved July 5, 2012, from JD Supra.
Kauffman Foundation
Litan, Robert E. (2012, June 7). A House Undivided . Retrieved June 7, 2012, from Huffington Post Small Business.
Microsoft
Smith, Brad (Microsoft) (2012, June 6). Reps. Grimm, Sanchez Introduce Startup Act 2.0 to Create U.S. Jobs and Reform High-Skilled Visa Policy. Retrieved June 7, 2012, from US Congressman Michael Grimm.
Minnesota High Tech Association
MHTA (2012, July 3). MHTA supports Startup 2.0 Act. Retrieved July 12, 2012, from Minnesota High Tech Association.
National Small Business Association
McCracken, Todd (NSBA) (2012, June 6). Reps. Grimm, Sanchez Introduce Startup Act 2.0 to Create U.S. Jobs and Reform High-Skilled Visa Policy. Retrieved June 7, 2012, from US Congressman Michael Grimm.
TechNet
TechNet (2012, June 31). TechNet Welcomes Introduction of Bipartisan 'Startup Act 2.0' Legislation. Retrieved June 7, 2012, from Market Watch.

1 organization opposed this bill

Federation for American Immigration Reform
FAIR (2012, June 7). New Push in Congress to Favor Foreign Workers Harms American Workers. Retrieved July 12, 2012, from Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).

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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.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$77,182$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$118,051$0
John BarrassoRWY$79,578$0
Max BaucusDMT$181,647$0
Mark BegichDAK$78,955$0
Michael BennetDCO$230,072$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$11,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$104,200$0
Roy BluntRMO$178,538$0
John BoozmanRAR$32,224$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$399,668$0
Scott BrownRMA$658,543$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$143,062$0
Richard BurrRNC$177,222$0
Maria CantwellDWA$273,384$0
Ben CardinDMD$62,229$0
Tom CarperDDE$84,065$0
Bob CaseyDPA$129,950$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$176,734$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$66,600$0
Tom CoburnROK$24,700$0
William Thad CochranRMS$11,050$0
Susan CollinsRME$159,395$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$22,000$0
Chris CoonsDDE$74,900$0
Bob CorkerRTN$143,262$0
John CornynRTX$202,720$0
Mike CrapoRID$63,570$0
Jim DeMintRSC$64,700$0
Dick DurbinDIL$144,300$0
Mike EnziRWY$34,350$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$98,099$0
Alan FrankenDMN$297,106$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$500,950$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$74,641$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$74,976$0
Kay HaganDNC$97,074$0
Tom HarkinDIA$128,500$0
Orrin HatchRUT$239,310$0
Dean HellerRNV$172,496$0
John HoevenRND$57,505$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$14,100$0
Jim InhofeROK$25,600$0
Dan InouyeDHI$127,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$122,706$0
Mike JohannsRNE$35,600$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$83,766$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$43,350$0
John KerryDMA$151,196$0
Mark KirkRIL$221,710$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$122,353$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,067$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$190,839$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$82,636$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$215,611$0
Mike LeeRUT$70,700$0
Carl LevinDMI$95,933$0
Joe LiebermanICT$8,400$0
Dick LugarRIN$80,581$0
Joe ManchinDWV$83,795$0
John McCainRAZ$89,196$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$218,615$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$291,319$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$255,430$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$139,110$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$69,525$0
Jerry MoranRKS$52,473$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$63,569$0
Patty MurrayDWA$418,533$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$50,950$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$172,898$0
Rand PaulRKY$81,244$0
Rob PortmanROH$239,755$0
Mark PryorDAR$54,831$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$52,850$0
Harry ReidDNV$446,762$0
Jim RischRID$30,344$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$65,100$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$81,186$0
Marco RubioRFL$180,565$0
Bernie SandersIVT$25,811$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$322,184$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$57,100$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$129,670$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$181,280$0
Olympia SnoweRME$71,012$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$121,239$0
Jon TesterDMT$150,956$0
John ThuneRSD$105,554$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$692,463$0
Mark UdallDCO$282,727$0
Tom UdallDNM$134,783$0
David VitterRLA$98,200$0
Mark WarnerDVA$391,129$0
Jim WebbDVA$30,495$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$107,392$0
Roger WickerRMS$155,763$0
Ron WydenDOR$149,343$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$77,182$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$118,051$0
John BarrassoRWY$79,578$0
Max BaucusDMT$181,647$0
Mark BegichDAK$78,955$0
Michael BennetDCO$230,072$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$11,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$104,200$0
Roy BluntRMO$178,538$0
John BoozmanRAR$32,224$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$399,668$0
Scott BrownRMA$658,543$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$143,062$0
Richard BurrRNC$177,222$0
Maria CantwellDWA$273,384$0
Ben CardinDMD$62,229$0
Tom CarperDDE$84,065$0
Bob CaseyDPA$129,950$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$176,734$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$66,600$0
Tom CoburnROK$24,700$0
William Thad CochranRMS$11,050$0
Susan CollinsRME$159,395$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$22,000$0
Chris CoonsDDE$74,900$0
Bob CorkerRTN$143,262$0
John CornynRTX$202,720$0
Mike CrapoRID$63,570$0
Jim DeMintRSC$64,700$0
Dick DurbinDIL$144,300$0
Mike EnziRWY$34,350$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$98,099$0
Alan FrankenDMN$297,106$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$500,950$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$74,641$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$74,976$0
Kay HaganDNC$97,074$0
Tom HarkinDIA$128,500$0
Orrin HatchRUT$239,310$0
Dean HellerRNV$172,496$0
John HoevenRND$57,505$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$14,100$0
Jim InhofeROK$25,600$0
Dan InouyeDHI$127,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$122,706$0
Mike JohannsRNE$35,600$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$83,766$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$43,350$0
John KerryDMA$151,196$0
Mark KirkRIL$221,710$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$122,353$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,067$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$190,839$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$82,636$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$215,611$0
Mike LeeRUT$70,700$0
Carl LevinDMI$95,933$0
Joe LiebermanICT$8,400$0
Dick LugarRIN$80,581$0
Joe ManchinDWV$83,795$0
John McCainRAZ$89,196$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$218,615$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$291,319$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$255,430$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$139,110$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$69,525$0
Jerry MoranRKS$52,473$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$63,569$0
Patty MurrayDWA$418,533$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$50,950$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$172,898$0
Rand PaulRKY$81,244$0
Rob PortmanROH$239,755$0
Mark PryorDAR$54,831$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$52,850$0
Harry ReidDNV$446,762$0
Jim RischRID$30,344$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$65,100$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$81,186$0
Marco RubioRFL$180,565$0
Bernie SandersIVT$25,811$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$322,184$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$57,100$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$129,670$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$181,280$0
Olympia SnoweRME$71,012$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$121,239$0
Jon TesterDMT$150,956$0
John ThuneRSD$105,554$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$692,463$0
Mark UdallDCO$282,727$0
Tom UdallDNM$134,783$0
David VitterRLA$98,200$0
Mark WarnerDVA$391,129$0
Jim WebbDVA$30,495$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$107,392$0
Roger WickerRMS$155,763$0
Ron WydenDOR$149,343$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Business services$7,000,764
Computer software$4,123,864
Financial services & consulting$1,206,534
Computer manufacture & services$973,733
Small business associations$398,449
Communications & Electronics$189,600
Pro-business associations$105,363
Immigration Rights Policy$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Border Control Policy$0
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