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

Taxation. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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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
      Natl Assn/Small Business Investment CosSmall business associations$2,0005/6/08Carl LevinDMI
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/7/08Mark UdallDCO
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0005/9/08John RockefellerDWV
      Cinnamon, BarryAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/10/08Barbara BoxerDCA
      Fant, Neil RAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/13/08Frank LautenbergDNJ
      Miller, Jack JAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/13/08Frank LautenbergDNJ
      Parry, John C JrAlternate energy production & services$2,0005/13/08Frank LautenbergDNJ
      Rahlfs, Cathleen EAlternate energy production & services$2505/13/08Frank LautenbergDNJ
      Smith, LucyAlternate energy production & services$2505/13/08Frank LautenbergDNJ
      Tyrrell, Peter JAlternate energy production & services$2505/13/08Frank LautenbergDNJ
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/14/08Charles GrassleyRIA
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$5005/14/08Frank LautenbergDNJ
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$5005/14/08Frank LautenbergDNJ
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$5005/14/08Frank LautenbergDNJ
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0005/20/08Kay HaganDNC
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,5005/21/08Roger WickerRMS
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,0005/21/08Dean HellerRNV
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,0005/22/08Tim JohnsonDSD
      Federal Aviation Admin Managers AssnFederal employees unions$5,0005/22/08Kay HutchisonRTX
      Broin, TammieAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/27/08Thomas HarkinDIA
      Fleckner, Karen MAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/29/08Patty MurrayDWA
      Natl Active & Retired Fed Employees AssnFederal employees unions$1,0005/29/08Mark UdallDCO
      Broin, TammieAlternate energy production & services$1,3005/30/08Tim JohnsonDSD
      Broin, TammieAlternate energy production & services$2005/30/08Tim JohnsonDSD
      National Assn of Development CompaniesSmall business associations$2,5006/2/08Mary LandrieuDLA
      Humphries, StanleyPublic official (elected or appointed)$1,0006/3/08Mitch McConnellRKY
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5006/3/08Mark WarnerDVA
      National Weather Service Employees OrgFederal employees unions$1,0006/3/08John RockefellerDWV
      Weiss, KathleenAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/3/08Frank LautenbergDNJ
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5006/4/08Mark WarnerDVA
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,0006/4/08Jeff MerkleyDOR
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0006/4/08Carl LevinDMI
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0006/4/08Mary LandrieuDLA
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$5,0006/6/08Mike JohannsRNE
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0006/6/08John BarrassoRWY
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,0006/6/08Carl LevinDMI
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/9/08Richard DurbinDIL
      Federal Aviation Admin Managers AssnFederal employees unions$5,0006/9/08Mark WarnerDVA
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/10/08Barbara BoxerDCA
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/10/08John BarrassoRWY
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/10/08Pat RobertsRKS
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$3,0006/10/08Carl LevinDMI
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$-2,0006/10/08Carl LevinDMI
      Renewable Energy for America PacAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/10/08Barbara BoxerDCA
      Renewable Energy for America PacAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/10/08Jeanne ShaheenDNH
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$5006/10/08Barbara BoxerDCA
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$5006/10/08Barbara BoxerDCA
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/11/08Mark UdallDCO
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/11/08Max BaucusDMT
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$5,0006/11/08Susan CollinsRME
      Kruse, AndrewAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/18/08Max BaucusDMT
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0006/18/08Thad CochranRMS
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$5,0006/20/08Mark KirkRIL
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,5006/20/08James RischRID
      Ives, RandallAlternate energy production & services$2506/23/08Mike JohannsRNE
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,0006/23/08Jeff MerkleyDOR
      Schlieman, JdAlternate energy production & services$2,3006/23/08Mike JohannsRNE
      Fleckner, Karen MAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/24/08Patty MurrayDWA
      Fleckner, Karen MAlternate energy production & services$-1,0006/24/08Patty MurrayDWA
      Broin, JeffAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/25/08Sherrod BrownDOH
      Natl Active & Retired Fed Employees AssnFederal employees unions$5,0006/25/08Tom UdallDNM
      Natl Active & Retired Fed Employees AssnFederal employees unions$3,0006/25/08Mary LandrieuDLA
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5006/26/08Alan FrankenDMN
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5006/26/08Jeanne ShaheenDNH
      Natl Active & Retired Fed Employees AssnFederal employees unions$5006/26/08Mark UdallDCO
      Broin, JeffAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/27/08Mike JohannsRNE
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$5,0006/27/08Mitch McConnellRKY
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0006/27/08Roger WickerRMS
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$4,5006/30/08Mark UdallDCO
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5006/30/08Jeff MerkleyDOR
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5006/30/08Mark BegichDAK
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5006/30/08Mark WarnerDVA
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,0006/30/08Kay HaganDNC
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,5006/30/08Tom UdallDNM
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$5006/30/08Mark UdallDCO
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$06/30/08Mary LandrieuDLA
      Broin, JeffAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/30/08Amy KlobucharDMN
      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, May 1, 2008 – June 30, 2008.
      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$2,000$0
      Max BaucusDMT$2,000$0
      Mark BegichDAK$2,500$0
      Michael BennetDCO$0$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
      Roy BluntRMO$0$0
      John BoozmanRAR$0$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$4,000$0
      Scott BrownRMA$0$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$1,000$0
      Richard BurrRNC$0$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
      Ben CardinDMD$0$0
      Tom CarperDDE$0$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
      Tom CoburnROK$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$0
      Susan CollinsRME$5,000$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$1,000$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
      Alan FrankenDMN$2,500$0
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$0
      Kay HaganDNC$3,000$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$0
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
      Dean HellerRNV$2,000$0
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,000$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$8,550$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$3,500$0
      John KerryDMA$0$0
      Mark KirkRIL$5,000$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary LandrieuDLA$6,500$0
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$7,250$0
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$0$0
      Joe ManchinDWV$0$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$6,000$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$5,500$0
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$1,000$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      Rob PortmanROH$0$0
      Mark PryorDAR$0$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$0$0
      Jim RischRID$2,500$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$3,500$0
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
      Jon TesterDMT$0$0
      John ThuneRSD$0$0
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0
      Mark UdallDCO$8,500$0
      Tom UdallDNM$6,500$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      Mark WarnerDVA$12,500$0
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
      Roger WickerRMS$3,500$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$2,000$0
      Max BaucusDMT$2,000$0
      Mark BegichDAK$2,500$0
      Michael BennetDCO$0$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
      Roy BluntRMO$0$0
      John BoozmanRAR$0$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$4,000$0
      Scott BrownRMA$0$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$1,000$0
      Richard BurrRNC$0$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
      Ben CardinDMD$0$0
      Tom CarperDDE$0$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
      Tom CoburnROK$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$0
      Susan CollinsRME$5,000$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$1,000$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
      Alan FrankenDMN$2,500$0
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$0
      Kay HaganDNC$3,000$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$0
      Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
      Dean HellerRNV$2,000$0
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,000$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$8,550$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$3,500$0
      John KerryDMA$0$0
      Mark KirkRIL$5,000$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary LandrieuDLA$6,500$0
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$7,250$0
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$0$0
      Joe ManchinDWV$0$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$6,000$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$5,500$0
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$1,000$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      Rob PortmanROH$0$0
      Mark PryorDAR$0$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$0$0
      Jim RischRID$2,500$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$3,500$0
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
      Jon TesterDMT$0$0
      John ThuneRSD$0$0
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0
      Mark UdallDCO$8,500$0
      Tom UdallDNM$6,500$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      Mark WarnerDVA$12,500$0
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
      Roger WickerRMS$3,500$0
      Ron WydenDOR$0$0

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Federal employees unions$56,500
      Small business associations$34,500
      Alternate energy production & services$31,300
      Public official (elected or appointed)$1,000

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
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