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
      Johnson, KylanAlternate energy production & services$2509/1/07Al FrankenDMN
      Broin, JeffAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/12/07Chuck GrassleyRIA
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,0009/12/07John CornynRTX
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0009/12/07John BarrassoRWY
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$5009/13/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY
      Skelly, MichaelAlternate energy production & services$1,3009/14/07Richard J. DurbinDIL
      Skelly, MichaelAlternate energy production & services$2009/14/07Richard J. DurbinDIL
      Natl Assn/Small Business Investment CosSmall business associations$5,0009/17/07Jim DeMintRSC
      Natl Assn/Small Business Investment CosSmall business associations$1,0009/17/07Mark L. PryorDAR
      Natl Assn/Small Business Investment CosSmall business associations$1,0009/17/07Richard J. DurbinDIL
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5009/18/07Mary L. LandrieuDLA
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5009/18/07Max BaucusDMT
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,0009/18/07Jon TesterDMT
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,0009/18/07Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,0009/18/07Tim JohnsonDSD
      Natl Assn/Small Business Investment CosSmall business associations$2,0009/18/07Susan M. CollinsRME
      Natl Assn/Small Business Investment CosSmall business associations$1,0009/18/07Carl LevinDMI
      Natl Assn/Small Business Investment CosSmall business associations$1,0009/18/07John ThuneRSD
      Natl Assn/Small Business Investment CosSmall business associations$1,0009/18/07Tom HarkinDIA
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0009/19/07Carl LevinDMI
      Plaza, JohnAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/19/07Daniel InouyeDHI
      National Weather Service Employees OrgFederal employees unions$2,5009/20/07Mark UdallDCO
      National Weather Service Employees OrgFederal employees unions$1,0009/21/07Jim WebbDVA
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0009/24/07Jim WebbDVA
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0009/24/07Mark UdallDCO
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$1,0009/24/07Tom HarkinDIA
      Natl Active & Retired Fed Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,0009/24/07Carl LevinDMI
      Natl Active & Retired Fed Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,0009/24/07Tim JohnsonDSD
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,0009/26/07Lamar AlexanderRTN
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,0009/26/07Lindsey GrahamRSC
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0009/26/07John BarrassoRWY
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0009/26/07Mark KirkRIL
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0009/26/07Mark L. PryorDAR
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0009/26/07Mary L. LandrieuDLA
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,0009/26/07Max BaucusDMT
      Jagunich, NadineAlternate energy production & services$2,3009/28/07Max BaucusDMT
      Jagunich, NadineAlternate energy production & services$2,3009/28/07Max BaucusDMT
      Jagunich, RobertAlternate energy production & services$2,3009/28/07Max BaucusDMT
      Jagunich, RobertAlternate energy production & services$2,3009/28/07Max BaucusDMT
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5009/28/07John F. KerryDMA
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,5009/28/07Mary L. LandrieuDLA
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,0009/28/07Tom UdallDNM
      Sheldon, DonnaPublic official (elected or appointed)$-1,0009/28/07Saxby ChamblissRGA
      Kasoff, Barbara aSmall business associations$5009/29/07Debbie StabenowDMI
      Federal Aviation Admin Managers AssnFederal employees unions$1,00010/2/07John BoozmanRAR
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,50010/3/07John CornynRTX
      Broin, JeffAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/5/07Saxby ChamblissRGA
      Natl Assn/Small Business Investment CosSmall business associations$1,00010/10/07John F. KerryDMA
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$5,00010/17/07Mark R. WarnerDVA
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/18/07Max BaucusDMT
      Kauffman, Richard LAlternate energy production & services$2,30010/18/07Mark UdallDCO
      Loggenberg, PeterAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/19/07Max BaucusDMT
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,00010/19/07Jeff SessionsRAL
      Power, DonaldAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/19/07Max BaucusDMT
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$2,00010/23/07Sherrod BrownDOH
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$-2,00010/23/07Sherrod BrownDOH
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,50010/24/07Harry ReidDNV
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,50010/24/07Harry ReidDNV
      Petras, MichaelAlternate energy production & services$50010/24/07Amy KlobucharDMN
      Federal Managers AssnFederal employees unions$1,00010/30/07Max BaucusDMT
      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, September 1, 2007 – October 31, 2007.
      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$2,000$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
      John BarrassoRWY$2,000$0
      Max BaucusDMT$16,700$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$1,000$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
      Scott BrownRMA$0$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$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$0$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$2,000$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$4,500$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$5,000$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$2,500$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
      Al FrankenDMN$250$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,500$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,000$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$2,000$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
      Dean HellerRNV$0$0
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$3,000$0
      John F. KerryDMA$3,500$0
      Mark KirkRIL$1,000$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$5,000$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$4,000$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$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$0$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      Rob PortmanROH$0$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$2,000$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$5,000$0
      Jim RischRID$0$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$1,000$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$500$0
      Jon TesterDMT$1,000$0
      John ThuneRSD$1,000$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
      Mark UdallDCO$5,800$0
      Tom UdallDNM$1,000$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$5,000$0
      Jim WebbDVA$2,000$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$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$2,000$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
      John BarrassoRWY$2,000$0
      Max BaucusDMT$16,700$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$1,000$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
      Scott BrownRMA$0$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$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$0$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$2,000$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
      John CornynRTX$4,500$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$5,000$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$2,500$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
      Al FrankenDMN$250$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,500$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,000$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$2,000$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
      Dean HellerRNV$0$0
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$3,000$0
      John F. KerryDMA$3,500$0
      Mark KirkRIL$1,000$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$5,000$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$4,000$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$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$0$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      Rob PortmanROH$0$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$2,000$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$5,000$0
      Jim RischRID$0$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$1,000$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$500$0
      Jon TesterDMT$1,000$0
      John ThuneRSD$1,000$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
      Mark UdallDCO$5,800$0
      Tom UdallDNM$1,000$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$5,000$0
      Jim WebbDVA$2,000$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
      Ron WydenDOR$0$0

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Federal employees unions$37,000
      Small business associations$29,000
      Alternate energy production & services$19,750
      Public official (elected or appointed)$-1,000

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
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