S. 3521 - Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012

Taxation. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions. (by CRS) 
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The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012

S. 3521 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions. (by CRS)
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Title
An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions.
Other Titles
  • Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012
  • Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012
Sponsor
Max Baucus
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Taxation
    • Agricultural conservation and pollution
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Alternative and renewable resources
    • American Samoa
    • Business investment and capital
    • Capital gains tax
    • Caribbean area
    • Coal
    • Computers and information technology
    • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
    • Economic development
    • Educational facilities and institutions
    • Electric power generation and transmission
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Employee benefits and pensions
    • Employee hiring
    • Energy efficiency and conservation
    • Financial services and investments
    • First responders and emergency personnel
    • Food assistance and relief
    • Food industry and services
    • Foreign and international corporations
    • Housing finance and home ownership
    • Hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles
    • Income tax credits
    • Income tax deductions
    • Income tax exclusion
    • Income tax rates
    • Indian lands and resources rights
    • Indian social and development programs
    • Interest, dividends, interest rates
    • Land use and conservation
    • Low- and moderate-income housing
    • Military personnel and dependents
    • Mining
    • Minority employment
    • Motor fuels
    • Motor vehicles
    • New York City
    • Outdoor recreation
    • Public transit
    • Public utilities and utility rates
    • Puerto Rico
    • Railroads
    • Real estate business
    • Research and development
    • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
    • Retail and wholesale trades
    • Sales and excise taxes
    • Securities
    • Small business
    • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
    • Sports and recreation facilities
    • State and local taxation
    • Student aid and college costs
    • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
    • Tax reform and tax simplification
    • Tax-exempt organizations
    • Taxation of foreign income
    • Teaching, teachers, curricula
    • Television and film
    • Transportation costs
    • Virgin Islands
    • Wages and earnings
    • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
    • Worker safety and health
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      Major Actions
      Introduced8/28/2012
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced8/28/2012
      8/28/2012Committee on Finance. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Baucus under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/02/2012. With written report No. 112-208. Minority views filed.
      Put on a legislative calendar8/28/2012Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 499.
      9/10/2012Star Print ordered on written report No. 112-208.
      9/12/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
      9/13/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
      9/19/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
      9/19/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
      ContributorInterest groupAmountDatesort iconSenate memberPartyState
      Kohl, HerbertPublic official (elected or appointed)$1,0001/9/12Jon TesterDMT
      Sunrun IncAlternate energy production & services$1,0001/9/12Orrin G. HatchRUT
      Sunrun IncAlternate energy production & services$1,0001/9/12Orrin G. HatchRUT
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$5,0001/10/12John ThuneRSD
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$5,0001/10/12John ThuneRSD
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$5,0001/10/12John ThuneRSD
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$5,0001/10/12John ThuneRSD
      Smith, Kevin$5001/13/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$5,0001/23/12Chuck GrassleyRIA
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$5,0001/23/12Chuck GrassleyRIA
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,5001/23/12Olympia SnoweRME
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,5001/23/12Olympia SnoweRME
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,5001/23/12Olympia SnoweRME
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,5001/23/12Olympia SnoweRME
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,5001/25/12Scott BrownRMA
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,5001/25/12Scott BrownRMA
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0001/25/12Scott BrownRMA
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0001/25/12Scott BrownRMA
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,6001/26/12Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPA
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,6001/26/12Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPA
      Renewable Energy Systems AmericasAlternate energy production & services$2,5001/30/12Harry ReidDNV
      Renewable Energy Systems AmericasAlternate energy production & services$2,5001/30/12Harry ReidDNV
      Renewable Energy Systems AmericasAlternate energy production & services$2,5001/30/12Harry ReidDNV
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5002/6/12Bernard SandersIVT
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5002/6/12Bernard SandersIVT
      Invenergy LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,5002/7/12Harry ReidDNV
      Invenergy LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,5002/7/12Harry ReidDNV
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5002/8/12Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPA
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5002/8/12Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPA
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,0002/8/12Bernard SandersIVT
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,0002/8/12Bernard SandersIVT
      Spencer, JamesAlternate energy production & services$2,5002/8/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Spencer, JamesAlternate energy production & services$2,5002/8/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Efficient America PacAlternate energy production & services$2502/10/12Olympia SnoweRME
      Efficient America PacAlternate energy production & services$2502/10/12Olympia SnoweRME
      Holzfaster, Ralph E MrAlternate energy production & services$-2,5002/10/12Ben NelsonDNE
      Holzfaster, Ralph E MrAlternate energy production & services$-2,5002/10/12Ben NelsonDNE
      National Weather Service Employees OrgFederal employees unions$1,0002/13/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      National Weather Service Employees OrgFederal employees unions$1,0002/13/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5002/14/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5002/14/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,0002/14/12Jon TesterDMT
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,0002/14/12Jon TesterDMT
      Stanton, John MAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/14/12Benjamin L. CardinDMD
      Stanton, John MAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/14/12Benjamin L. CardinDMD
      Stanton, John MAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/14/12Benjamin L. CardinDMD
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$5,0002/15/12Harry ReidDNV
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$5,0002/15/12Harry ReidDNV
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/15/12Debbie StabenowDMI
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/15/12Debbie StabenowDMI
      Federal Aviation Admin Managers AssnFederal employees unions$5,0002/16/12John D. Rockefeller, IVDWV
      Federal Aviation Admin Managers AssnFederal employees unions$5,0002/16/12John D. Rockefeller, IVDWV
      Buis, ThomasAlternate energy production & services$5002/22/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Buis, ThomasAlternate energy production & services$5002/22/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      S Corp AssnSmall business associations$2,5002/22/12Olympia SnoweRME
      S Corp AssnSmall business associations$2,5002/22/12Olympia SnoweRME
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/24/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/24/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      Randlett, WadeAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/24/12Jon TesterDMT
      Randlett, WadeAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/24/12Jon TesterDMT
      Sunpower CorpAlternate energy production & services$2,0002/24/12Dianne FeinsteinDCA
      Sunpower CorpAlternate energy production & services$2,0002/24/12Dianne FeinsteinDCA
      Randlett, WadeAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/26/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Randlett, WadeAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/26/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,5002/27/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,5002/27/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$5002/27/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$5002/27/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/29/12Tom UdallDNM
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0002/29/12Tom UdallDNM
      Bumam, LonPublic official (elected or appointed)$5002/29/12Bernard SandersIVT
      Bumam, LonPublic official (elected or appointed)$5002/29/12Bernard SandersIVT
      National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$5,0002/29/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      National Biodeisel BoardAlternate energy production & services$5002/29/12Amy KlobucharDMN
      National Biodeisel BoardAlternate energy production & services$5002/29/12Amy KlobucharDMN
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,5002/29/12Roger F. WickerRMS
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,5002/29/12Roger F. WickerRMS
      Natl Active & Retired Fed Employees AssnFederal employees unions$5,0002/29/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      4 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012

      4 organizations supported this bill

      Algal Biomass Organization
      Lane, Jim (2012, August 7). Algae Biomass Organization tips hat to Senate Finance committee, for algae parity measures. Biofuels Digest. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from http://www.biofuelsdigest.com/bdigest/2012/08/07/algae-biomass-organization-tips-hat-to-senate-finance-committee-for-algae-parity-measures/.
      National Council of State Housing Agencies
      National Council of State Housing Agencies (2012, August 6). Senate Finance Committee Extends Fixed 9 Percent Housing Credit Rate. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from National Council of State Housing Agencies .
      National Federation of Independent Business
      Chapman, Kevan (2012, August 2). NFIB Statement on Senate Action on Small-Business Tax Extenders. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from National Federation of Independent Business.
      National Treasury Employees Union
      Laing, Keith (2012, August 2). Union Applauds Senate Committee Approval of Commuter Tax Benefit. The Hill. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/public-transit/241961-union-applauds-senate-committee-approval-of-public-transit-tax-benefit.

      0 organizations opposed this bill

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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, 2012 – February 29, 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$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
      John BarrassoRWY$0$0
      Max BaucusDMT$0$0
      Mark BegichDAK$0$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
      Roy BluntRMO$0$0
      John BoozmanRAR$0$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
      Scott BrownRMA$3,500$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$10,500$0
      Richard BurrRNC$0$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
      Ben CardinDMD$2,000$0
      Tom CarperDDE$0$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$4,100$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
      Tom CoburnROK$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,000$0
      Al FrankenDMN$0$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,000$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$0
      Dean HellerRNV$0$0
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
      John F. KerryDMA$0$0
      Mark KirkRIL$0$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$0$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$0$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$5,500$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$-2,500$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      Rob PortmanROH$0$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$9,000$0
      Jim RischRID$0$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,000$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$5,000$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$7,750$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$0
      Jon TesterDMT$3,000$0
      John ThuneRSD$10,000$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
      Mark UdallDCO$0$0
      Tom UdallDNM$1,000$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$2,500$0
      Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
      John BarrassoRWY$0$0
      Max BaucusDMT$0$0
      Mark BegichDAK$0$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
      Roy BluntRMO$0$0
      John BoozmanRAR$0$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
      Scott BrownRMA$3,500$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$10,500$0
      Richard BurrRNC$0$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
      Ben CardinDMD$2,000$0
      Tom CarperDDE$0$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$4,100$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
      Tom CoburnROK$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,000$0
      Al FrankenDMN$0$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,000$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$0
      Dean HellerRNV$0$0
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
      John F. KerryDMA$0$0
      Mark KirkRIL$0$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$0$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$0$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$5,500$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$-2,500$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      Rob PortmanROH$0$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$9,000$0
      Jim RischRID$0$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,000$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$5,000$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$7,750$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$0
      Jon TesterDMT$3,000$0
      John ThuneRSD$10,000$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
      Mark UdallDCO$0$0
      Tom UdallDNM$1,000$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$2,500$0
      Ron WydenDOR$0$0

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Alternate energy production & services$40,750
      Federal employees unions$26,100
      Small business associations$8,500
      Public official (elected or appointed)$500

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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