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
    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 D. Rockefeller, IVDWV
    Cinnamon, BarryAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/10/08Barbara BoxerDCA
    Fant, Neil RAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/13/08Frank R. LautenbergDNJ
    Miller, Jack JAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/13/08Frank R. LautenbergDNJ
    Parry, John C JrAlternate energy production & services$2,0005/13/08Frank R. LautenbergDNJ
    Rahlfs, Cathleen EAlternate energy production & services$2505/13/08Frank R. LautenbergDNJ
    Smith, LucyAlternate energy production & services$2505/13/08Frank R. LautenbergDNJ
    Tyrrell, Peter JAlternate energy production & services$2505/13/08Frank R. LautenbergDNJ
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/14/08Chuck GrassleyRIA
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$5005/14/08Frank R. LautenbergDNJ
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$5005/14/08Frank R. LautenbergDNJ
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$5005/14/08Frank R. LautenbergDNJ
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0005/20/08Kay R. HaganDNC
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,5005/21/08Roger F. 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 Bailey HutchisonRTX
    Broin, TammieAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/27/08Tom 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 L. LandrieuDLA
    Humphries, StanleyPublic official (elected or appointed)$1,0006/3/08Mitch McConnellRKY
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5006/3/08Mark R. WarnerDVA
    National Weather Service Employees OrgFederal employees unions$1,0006/3/08John D. Rockefeller, IVDWV
    Weiss, KathleenAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/3/08Frank R. LautenbergDNJ
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5006/4/08Mark R. 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 L. 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 J. DurbinDIL
    Federal Aviation Admin Managers AssnFederal employees unions$5,0006/9/08Mark R. 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 M. 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 E. 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 L. LandrieuDLA
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5006/26/08Al 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 F. 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 R. WarnerDVA
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,0006/30/08Kay R. 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 L. 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

    Algae 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 F. 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 P. 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 M. CollinsRME$5,000$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$1,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$2,500$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$3,000$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$0
    Orrin G. 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 F. KerryDMA$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$5,000$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$6,500$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$7,250$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$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 A. 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 L. 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 C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$8,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$6,500$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$12,500$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. 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 F. 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 P. 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 M. CollinsRME$5,000$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$1,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$2,500$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$3,000$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$0
    Orrin G. 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 F. KerryDMA$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$5,000$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$6,500$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$7,250$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$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 A. 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 L. 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 C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$8,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$6,500$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$12,500$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. 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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