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 - February 2007 For $29,650 Against $0
      2. March - April 2007 For $47,526 Against $0
      3. May - June 2007 For $96,180 Against $0
      4. July - August 2007 For $18,100 Against $0
      5. September - October 2007 For $84,750 Against $0
      6. November - December 2007 For $49,300 Against $0
      7. January - February 2008 For $44,975 Against $0
      8. March - April 2008 For $41,500 Against $0
      9. May - June 2008 For $123,300 Against $0
      10. July - August 2008 For $34,000 Against $0
      11. September - October 2008 For $198,588 Against $0
      12. November - December 2008 For $35,651 Against $0
      13. January - February 2009 For $18,050 Against $0
      14. March - April 2009 For $35,400 Against $0
      15. May - June 2009 For $42,700 Against $0
      16. July - August 2009 For $49,580 Against $0
      17. September - October 2009 For $64,499 Against $0
      18. November - December 2009 For $62,650 Against $0
      19. January - February 2010 For $26,850 Against $0
      20. March - April 2010 For $161,627 Against $0
      21. May - June 2010 For $157,599 Against $0
      22. July - August 2010 For $107,320 Against $0
      23. September - October 2010 For $235,140 Against $0
      24. November - December 2010 For $27,200 Against $0
      25. January - February 2011 For $36,350 Against $0
      26. March - April 2011 For $115,100 Against $0
      27. May - June 2011 For $111,720 Against $0
      28. July - August 2011 For $47,000 Against $0
      29. September - October 2011 For $72,618 Against $0
      30. November - December 2011 For $73,450 Against $0
      31. January - February 2012 For $75,850 Against $0
      32. March - April 2012 For $65,942 Against $0
      33. May - June 2012 For $143,450 Against $0
      34. July - August 2012 For $61,133 Against $0
      35. September - October 2012 For $134,080 Against $0
      36. November - December 2012 For $36,300 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

        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, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
        Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

        Contributions by Legislator

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