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
    Related Bills
    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
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    Contributions

    1. January 2007 For $5,000 Against $0
    2. February 2007 For $24,650 Against $0
    3. March 2007 For $40,326 Against $0
    4. April 2007 For $7,200 Against $0
    5. May 2007 For $23,830 Against $0
    6. June 2007 For $72,350 Against $0
    7. July 2007 For $10,800 Against $0
    8. August 2007 For $7,300 Against $0
    9. September 2007 For $61,450 Against $0
    10. October 2007 For $23,300 Against $0
    11. November 2007 For $6,750 Against $0
    12. December 2007 For $42,550 Against $0
    13. January 2008 For $16,475 Against $0
    14. February 2008 For $28,500 Against $0
    15. March 2008 For $23,300 Against $0
    16. April 2008 For $18,200 Against $0
    17. May 2008 For $29,250 Against $0
    18. June 2008 For $94,050 Against $0
    19. July 2008 For $21,000 Against $0
    20. August 2008 For $13,000 Against $0
    21. September 2008 For $85,088 Against $0
    22. October 2008 For $113,500 Against $0
    23. November 2008 For $19,501 Against $0
    24. December 2008 For $16,150 Against $0
    25. January 2009 For $5,500 Against $0
    26. February 2009 For $12,550 Against $0
    27. March 2009 For $24,600 Against $0
    28. April 2009 For $10,800 Against $0
    29. May 2009 For $2,550 Against $0
    30. June 2009 For $40,150 Against $0
    31. July 2009 For $41,650 Against $0
    32. August 2009 For $7,930 Against $0
    33. September 2009 For $44,300 Against $0
    34. October 2009 For $20,199 Against $0
    35. November 2009 For $50,900 Against $0
    36. December 2009 For $11,750 Against $0
    37. January 2010 For $20,650 Against $0
    38. February 2010 For $6,200 Against $0
    39. March 2010 For $100,900 Against $0
    40. April 2010 For $60,727 Against $0
    41. May 2010 For $37,799 Against $0
    42. June 2010 For $119,800 Against $0
    43. July 2010 For $45,900 Against $0
    44. August 2010 For $61,420 Against $0
    45. September 2010 For $112,450 Against $0
    46. October 2010 For $122,690 Against $0
    47. November 2010 For $17,050 Against $0
    48. December 2010 For $10,150 Against $0
    49. January 2011 For $9,600 Against $0
    50. February 2011 For $26,750 Against $0
    51. March 2011 For $100,550 Against $0
    52. April 2011 For $14,550 Against $0
    53. May 2011 For $46,818 Against $0
    54. June 2011 For $64,902 Against $0
    55. July 2011 For $34,250 Against $0
    56. August 2011 For $12,750 Against $0
    57. September 2011 For $54,868 Against $0
    58. October 2011 For $17,750 Against $0
    59. November 2011 For $5,000 Against $0
    60. December 2011 For $68,450 Against $0
    61. January 2012 For $29,100 Against $0
    62. February 2012 For $46,750 Against $0
    63. March 2012 For $41,492 Against $0
    64. April 2012 For $24,450 Against $0
    65. May 2012 For $63,200 Against $0
    66. June 2012 For $80,250 Against $0
    67. July 2012 For $26,083 Against $0
    68. August 2012 For $35,050 Against $0
    69. September 2012 For $68,080 Against $0
    70. October 2012 For $66,000 Against $0
    71. November 2012 For $17,300 Against $0
    72. December 2012 For $19,000 Against $0

    Votes

      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, January 1, 2007 – December 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$2,000$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,000$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$15,050$0
      John BarrassoRWY$27,000$0
      Max BaucusDMT$109,100$0
      Mark BegichDAK$17,500$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$47,700$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,000$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$25,500$0
      Roy BluntRMO$38,550$0
      John BoozmanRAR$14,900$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$78,749$0
      Scott P. BrownRMA$28,950$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$67,000$0
      Richard BurrRNC$12,990$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$69,302$0
      Ben CardinDMD$41,500$0
      Tom CarperDDE$15,500$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$40,650$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$21,251$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$16,400$0
      Tom CoburnROK$5,800$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$3,000$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$37,250$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$4,000$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$12,500$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$12,000$0
      John CornynRTX$14,800$0
      Mike CrapoRID$6,000$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$11,400$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$47,375$0
      Mike EnziRWY$6,000$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$42,750$0
      Al FrankenDMN$29,733$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$46,050$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,500$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$60,500$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$15,250$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$22,430$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,668$0
      Dean HellerRNV$50,500$0
      John HoevenRND$11,000$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,000$0
      Jim InhofeROK$500$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$11,900$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,500$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$22,050$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$6,000$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$41,030$0
      John F. KerryDMA$29,650$0
      Mark KirkRIL$27,000$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$46,750$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$41,650$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$12,000$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$26,300$0
      Mike LeeRUT$1,000$0
      Carl LevinDMI$27,650$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$-2,500$0
      Dick LugarRIN$30,000$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$58,000$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$58,400$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$38,850$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$26,000$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,400$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$37,250$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$23,400$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$20,968$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$50,900$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$29,900$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$52,800$0
      Rand PaulRKY$6,500$0
      Rob PortmanROH$39,500$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$17,500$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,100$0
      Harry ReidDNV$137,492$0
      Jim RischRID$6,500$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,000$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$31,300$0
      Marco RubioRFL$22,450$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$28,250$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$24,300$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$8,000$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$25,050$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,000$0
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$26,200$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$59,900$0
      Jon TesterDMT$56,950$0
      John ThuneRSD$75,850$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$16,799$0
      Mark UdallDCO$78,025$0
      Tom UdallDNM$40,689$0
      David VitterRLA$12,500$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$35,750$0
      Jim WebbDVA$5,250$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,500$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$8,500$0
      Ron WydenDOR$37,827$0

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,000$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$15,050$0
      John BarrassoRWY$27,000$0
      Max BaucusDMT$109,100$0
      Mark BegichDAK$17,500$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$47,700$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,000$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$25,500$0
      Roy BluntRMO$38,550$0
      John BoozmanRAR$14,900$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$78,749$0
      Scott P. BrownRMA$28,950$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$67,000$0
      Richard BurrRNC$12,990$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$69,302$0
      Ben CardinDMD$41,500$0
      Tom CarperDDE$15,500$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$40,650$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$21,251$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$16,400$0
      Tom CoburnROK$5,800$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$3,000$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$37,250$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$4,000$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$12,500$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$12,000$0
      John CornynRTX$14,800$0
      Mike CrapoRID$6,000$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$11,400$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$47,375$0
      Mike EnziRWY$6,000$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$42,750$0
      Al FrankenDMN$29,733$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$46,050$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,500$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$60,500$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$15,250$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$22,430$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,668$0
      Dean HellerRNV$50,500$0
      John HoevenRND$11,000$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,000$0
      Jim InhofeROK$500$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$11,900$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,500$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$22,050$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$6,000$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$41,030$0
      John F. KerryDMA$29,650$0
      Mark KirkRIL$27,000$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$46,750$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$41,650$0
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$12,000$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$26,300$0
      Mike LeeRUT$1,000$0
      Carl LevinDMI$27,650$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$-2,500$0
      Dick LugarRIN$30,000$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$58,000$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$58,400$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$38,850$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$26,000$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,400$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$37,250$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$23,400$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$20,968$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$50,900$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$29,900$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$52,800$0
      Rand PaulRKY$6,500$0
      Rob PortmanROH$39,500$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$17,500$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,100$0
      Harry ReidDNV$137,492$0
      Jim RischRID$6,500$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,000$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$31,300$0
      Marco RubioRFL$22,450$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$28,250$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$24,300$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$8,000$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$25,050$0
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,000$0
      Olympia J. SnoweRME$26,200$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$59,900$0
      Jon TesterDMT$56,950$0
      John ThuneRSD$75,850$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$16,799$0
      Mark UdallDCO$78,025$0
      Tom UdallDNM$40,689$0
      David VitterRLA$12,500$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$35,750$0
      Jim WebbDVA$5,250$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,500$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$8,500$0
      Ron WydenDOR$37,827$0

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Alternate energy production & services$1,313,498
      Federal employees unions$1,032,780
      Small business associations$398,449
      Public official (elected or appointed)$20,401

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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