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
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/4/10Mark R. WarnerDVA
    Polsky, Michael PAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/4/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/6/10Harry ReidDNV
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,0005/6/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMD
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$5,0005/7/10Richard BurrRNC
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$4,6945/7/10Patrick J. ToomeyRPA
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$4,0005/7/10Chuck GrassleyRIA
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,5005/7/10John HoevenRND
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0005/7/10Dean HellerRNV
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$3055/7/10Patrick J. ToomeyRPA
    De Rosa, FrancisAlternate energy production & services$2,0005/13/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$2,0005/13/10Chuck GrassleyRIA
    Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/14/10Olympia J. SnoweRME
    Terajewicz, ChrisAlternate energy production & services$5005/15/10Scott P. BrownRMA
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,0005/18/10Tom UdallDNM
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/18/10Harry ReidDNV
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$5005/19/10Patty MurrayDWA
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$5005/19/10Patty MurrayDWA
    Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/19/10Dean HellerRNV
    Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/19/10Max BaucusDMT
    Stanton, John MAlternate energy production & services$1,0005/19/10Harry ReidDNV
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0005/26/10Patrick J. LeahyDVT
    Issa, Darrell RepPublic official (elected or appointed)$2,4005/27/10Roy BluntRMO
    Higgins, Glenda MariePublic official (elected or appointed)$2506/1/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    Loveland, Daniel EAlternate energy production & services$5006/1/10Sherrod BrownDOH
    Randlett, WadeAlternate energy production & services$2,4006/1/10Ron WydenDOR
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/2/10Patrick J. LeahyDVT
    Flood, GaryAlternate energy production & services$2506/2/10Maria CantwellDWA
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$5,0006/2/10John ThuneRSD
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$3,0006/2/10John ThuneRSD
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,0006/2/10Orrin G. HatchRUT
    Renewable Energy Systems AmericasAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/2/10John CornynRTX
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,0006/3/10Max BaucusDMT
    Farris, Milton C MrAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/3/10Johnny IsaksonRGA
    Grant, DerrelAlternate energy production & services$5006/3/10Jeff MerkleyDOR
    Mcnamara, JohnAlternate energy production & services$5006/3/10Jeff MerkleyDOR
    National Assn of Development CompaniesSmall business associations$2,5006/3/10Mary L. LandrieuDLA
    Reiling, KeithAlternate energy production & services$5006/3/10Maria CantwellDWA
    Witmer, FrederickAlternate energy production & services$3006/3/10Maria CantwellDWA
    Davidson, Fredrick MAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/4/10Chuck GrassleyRIA
    De Rosa, Francis XAlternate energy production & services$5006/4/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY
    Didonato, JohnAlternate energy production & services$2406/5/10Marco RubioRFL
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/7/10Sherrod BrownDOH
    Berke, Howard MrAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/7/10Scott P. BrownRMA
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$5,0006/7/10Harry ReidDNV
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$4,0006/7/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$3,0006/7/10Dean HellerRNV
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5006/8/10Sherrod BrownDOH
    Feraci, BrentAlternate energy production & services$5006/8/10Dean HellerRNV
    Feraci, Brent ManningAlternate energy production & services$5006/8/10John ThuneRSD
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/9/10Tom UdallDNM
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0006/10/10Ron WydenDOR
    Jacobson, Paul MrAlternate energy production & services$2506/11/10John McCainRAZ
    Ovshinsky, Stanford RAlternate energy production & services$5006/11/10Debbie StabenowDMI
    O'sullivan, Michael aAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/14/10Kelly AyotteRNH
    Sorensen, Mark RAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/14/10Kelly AyotteRNH
    Heinrich, DeborahPublic official (elected or appointed)$2506/15/10Richard BlumenthalDCT
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,5006/16/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    Mahoney, M LynnePublic official (elected or appointed)$3006/17/10Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY
    Smeloff, Edward a JrAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/18/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    Skjonsberg, R TAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/19/10Ben NelsonDNE
    American Foreign Service AssnFederal employees unions$2,0006/21/10John F. KerryDMA
    American Foreign Service AssnFederal employees unions$2,0006/21/10Patrick J. LeahyDVT
    American Foreign Service AssnFederal employees unions$1,0006/21/10Barbara A. MikulskiDMD
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$5,0006/21/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,0006/21/10Ron WydenDOR
    Baron, John PAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/22/10Charles E. SchumerDNY
    Bonner, KatherineSmall business associations$2506/22/10Kelly AyotteRNH
    Missouri Renewable Fuels AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/22/10Roy BluntRMO
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$5,0006/22/10Patty MurrayDWA
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5006/22/10Harry ReidDNV
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,0006/22/10Richard BlumenthalDCT
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,0006/22/10Patty MurrayDWA
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$5,0006/23/10Patrick J. ToomeyRPA
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,5006/23/10John HoevenRND
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,0006/23/10Mike CrapoRID
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$5006/23/10Dean HellerRNV
    Stanton, John MAlternate energy production & services$5006/23/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    Werner, TomAlternate energy production & services$5006/23/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    Randlett, WadeAlternate energy production & services$2,4006/24/10Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPA
    Renewable Energy Systems AmericasAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/24/10Chuck GrassleyRIA
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$5,0006/25/10Daniel CoatsRIN
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$5,0006/25/10Marco RubioRFL
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$3,0006/25/10Johnny IsaksonRGA
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,0006/25/10Chuck GrassleyRIA
    Ward, Lawrence SAlternate energy production & services$8006/25/10John ThuneRSD
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/28/10Claire McCaskillDMO
    Pasetti, JoeAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/28/10Dianne FeinsteinDCA
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,5006/29/10Chuck GrassleyRIA
    Gronet, ChristianAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/29/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    Martin, James FAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/29/10John ThuneRSD
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,5006/29/10Barbara BoxerDCA
    Warner, Mark RPublic official (elected or appointed)$2,4006/29/10Michael F. BennetDCO
    Davidson, Frederick MAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/30/10Kelly AyotteRNH
    Federal Aviation Admin Managers AssnFederal employees unions$2,0006/30/10Patty MurrayDWA
    Skjonsberg, R TAlternate energy production & services$1,0006/30/10Kent ConradDND
    Talent, James MrPublic official (elected or appointed)$2,0006/30/10Roy BluntRMO
    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, 2010 – June 30, 2010.
    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$3,250$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$3,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$2,400$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$2,250$0
    Roy BluntRMO$5,400$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$20,250$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$1,500$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$4,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$5,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,050$0
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$2,400$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$5,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$1,000$0
    Mike CrapoRID$2,000$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$800$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$12,500$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$0
    Dean HellerRNV$6,000$0
    John HoevenRND$5,000$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,000$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$2,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,500$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,000$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$250$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,000$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$9,000$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$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$10,500$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$5,240$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$1,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$500$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$10,300$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$9,999$0
    Mark UdallDCO$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$5,400$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$3,250$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$3,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$2,400$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$2,250$0
    Roy BluntRMO$5,400$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$20,250$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$1,500$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$4,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$5,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,050$0
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$2,400$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$5,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$1,000$0
    Mike CrapoRID$2,000$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$800$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$12,500$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$0
    Dean HellerRNV$6,000$0
    John HoevenRND$5,000$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,000$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$2,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,500$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,000$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$250$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,000$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$9,000$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$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$10,500$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$5,240$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$1,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$500$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$10,300$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$9,999$0
    Mark UdallDCO$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$5,400$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Small business associations$55,249
    Alternate energy production & services$51,140
    Federal employees unions$46,500
    Public official (elected or appointed)$7,600

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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