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
    Ursitti, Andrew MrAlternate energy production & services$2009/5/12Scott P. BrownRMA
    American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$309/6/12Tom HarkinDIA
    Gaynor, PaulAlternate energy production & services$2,5009/6/12Scott P. BrownRMA
    Gaynor, PaulAlternate energy production & services$2,5009/6/12Scott P. BrownRMA
    Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/11/12Daniel CoatsRIN
    Small Business Council of AmericaSmall business associations$1,5009/11/12Benjamin L. CardinDMD
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/12/12Charles E. SchumerDNY
    Invenergy LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/12/12Jon TesterDMT
    National Weather Service Employees OrgFederal employees unions$1,0009/12/12Barbara A. MikulskiDMD
    Golden Grain EnergyAlternate energy production & services$2509/17/12Amy KlobucharDMN
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$3,0009/17/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5009/17/12Bill NelsonDFL
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,0009/17/12Amy KlobucharDMN
    Sunrun IncAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/17/12Bill NelsonDFL
    Sunrun IncAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/17/12Debbie StabenowDMI
    Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$2,5009/18/12Debbie StabenowDMI
    Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/18/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/18/12Harry ReidDNV
    Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/18/12Jon TesterDMT
    Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/18/12Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPA
    Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/18/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,5009/19/12Bill NelsonDFL
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$5,0009/19/12Benjamin L. CardinDMD
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$5,0009/19/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$3,0009/19/12Jon TesterDMT
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,5009/19/12Bill NelsonDFL
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,0009/19/12Robert MenendezDNJ
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$4,0009/20/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/20/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/20/12Dean HellerRNV
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$4,5009/25/12Jon TesterDMT
    Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$2,0009/25/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,5009/26/12Scott P. BrownRMA
    Krauss, JoshuaAlternate energy production & services$2509/26/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    Leahey, Jeffrey aAlternate energy production & services$3509/26/12Jon TesterDMT
    Leahey, Jeffrey aAlternate energy production & services$2509/26/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/26/12Debbie StabenowDMI
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$3,0009/28/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    Wymer, Natalie DAlternate energy production & services$2509/30/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$3,50010/2/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,50010/2/12Bill NelsonDFL
    American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/2/12Bernard SandersIVT
    Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/3/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    Invenergy LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,50010/3/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    Invenergy LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/3/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,00010/3/12Joe Manchin, IIIDWV
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,00010/3/12Orrin G. HatchRUT
    Smeloff, Edward a JrAlternate energy production & services$50010/3/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    Smeloff, Edward a JrAlternate energy production & services$50010/3/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    Sunrun IncAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/4/12Robert MenendezDNJ
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,00010/5/12Bernard SandersIVT
    Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$3,00010/5/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    Delk, HowardPublic official (elected or appointed)$50010/8/12Scott P. BrownRMA
    First SolarAlternate energy production & services$-2,00010/9/12Max BaucusDMT
    Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$2,00010/9/12Debbie StabenowDMI
    Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$2,00010/9/12Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPA
    Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Benjamin L. CardinDMD
    Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Dianne FeinsteinDCA
    Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Jerry MoranRKS
    Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Orrin G. HatchRUT
    Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Pat RobertsRKS
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/12/12Benjamin L. CardinDMD
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$5,00010/17/12Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPA
    National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,50010/19/12Bob CorkerRTN
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,50010/22/12Joe Manchin, IIIDWV
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,00010/22/12Amy KlobucharDMN
    Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$3,00010/25/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    Federal Managers AssnFederal employees unions$50010/26/12Charles E. SchumerDNY
    Federal Managers AssnFederal employees unions$50010/26/12Claire McCaskillDMO
    Federal Managers AssnFederal employees unions$50010/26/12Scott P. BrownRMA
    Federal Managers AssnFederal employees unions$50010/26/12Thomas R. CarperDDE
    National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,50010/26/12Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPA
    Smith, William B MrPublic official (elected or appointed)$50010/30/12Patrick J. ToomeyRPA
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,00010/31/12Thomas R. CarperDDE
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,00010/31/12Bill NelsonDFL
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,00010/31/12Bill NelsonDFL
    National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$-1,00010/31/12Bill NelsonDFL
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$4,00010/31/12Max BaucusDMT
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Dianne FeinsteinDCA
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Maria CantwellDWA
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Max BaucusDMT
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Orrin G. HatchRUT
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Robert MenendezDNJ
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Robert P. Casey, Jr.DPA
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Sheldon WhitehouseDRI
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Sherrod BrownDOH
    Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Thomas R. CarperDDE
    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, September 1, 2012 – October 31, 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$3,000$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 P. BrownRMA$8,700$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$17,500$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$8,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$3,500$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$11,500$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$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$2,500$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$1,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$30$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,000$0
    Dean HellerRNV$1,000$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$4,250$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$4,500$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$19,750$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$1,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$12,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,000$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$6,500$0
    Jon TesterDMT$9,850$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$500$0
    Mark UdallDCO$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$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$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$3,000$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 P. BrownRMA$8,700$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$17,500$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$8,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$3,500$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$11,500$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$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$2,500$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$1,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$30$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,000$0
    Dean HellerRNV$1,000$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$4,250$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$4,500$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$19,750$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$1,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$12,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,000$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$6,500$0
    Jon TesterDMT$9,850$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$500$0
    Mark UdallDCO$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Alternate energy production & services$79,050
    Federal employees unions$47,030
    Small business associations$7,000
    Public official (elected or appointed)$1,000

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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