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S. 770 - Payroll Fraud Prevention Act

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to ensure that employees are not misclassified as non-employees, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Payroll Fraud Prevention Act

S. 770 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to ensure that employees are not misclassified as non-employees, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to ensure that employees are not misclassified as non-employees, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Payroll Fraud Prevention Act
Sponsor
Sherrod Brown
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Department of Labor
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Labor standards
  • Performance measurement
  • Personnel records
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Unemployment
  • Wages and earnings
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced4/08/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/08/2011
4/08/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$7,742,721
$78,750
$3,235,075
$3,726,062
$14,782,608
39% more
$20,181,947
$400,377
$20,582,324
4 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Payroll Fraud Prevention Act

4 organizations supported this bill

9to5
9to5 (2011, June 2). Action Alert: Tell Your Senators to Support Wronged Workers!. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from 9to5.
Connecticut Construction Industries Association
Senator Blumenthal, Richard (2011, April 25). Home > Press > Press Release Blumenthal Works to End Misclassification of Workers. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Richard Blumenthal United States Senator for Connecticut.
Quality Construction Alliance
QCA (2011, May 1). Misclassification of Workers Payroll Fraud. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Quality Construction Alliance.
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Senator Blumenthal, Richard (2011, April 25). Home > Press > Press Release Blumenthal Works to End Misclassification of Workers. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Richard Blumenthal United States Senator for Connecticut.

2 organizations opposed this bill

Financial Services Institute
FSI (2011, April 28). RE: Payroll Fraud Prevention Act – S.770. Retrieved July 15, 2011, from Financial Services.
Marketing Research Association
Marketing Research Association (2011, October 27). The Employee Misclassification Prevention Act (H.R. 3178) and the Payroll Fraud Prevention Act (S. 770). Retrieved July 25, 2012, from Marketing Research Association.

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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$25,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$63,900$162,016
Kelly AyotteRNH$38,705$184,324
John BarrassoRWY$19,983$88,400
Max BaucusDMT$72,500$290,200
Mark BegichDAK$66,450$88,912
Michael F. BennetDCO$71,950$516,478
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$4,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$89,250$294,372
Roy BluntRMO$69,450$438,536
John BoozmanRAR$31,780$57,619
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,428,696$205,695
Scott P. BrownRMA$229,534$1,275,525
Sherrod BrownDOH$531,684$160,970
Richard BurrRNC$42,692$226,462
Maria CantwellDWA$121,971$112,979
Ben CardinDMD$72,750$171,550
Tom CarperDDE$30,400$139,100
Bob CaseyDPA$114,650$239,925
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$58,412$191,300
Daniel CoatsRIN$31,150$98,913
Tom CoburnROK$5,650$48,850
William Thad CochranRMS$15,800$4,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$105,898$190,316
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$14,400
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,150$50,700
Bob CorkerRTN$136,300$503,160
John CornynRTX$93,925$347,295
Mike CrapoRID$11,720$205,785
Jim DeMintRSC$37,284$130,633
Dick DurbinDIL$110,600$256,450
John EnsignRNV$13,100$61,700
Mike EnziRWY$0$86,784
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$281,049$144,300
Al FrankenDMN$101,000$274,452
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,582,706$1,489,710
Lindsey GrahamRSC$47,838$100,202
Chuck GrassleyRIA$16,850$118,850
Kay R. HaganDNC$704,781$179,944
Tom HarkinDIA$90,350$110,450
Orrin G. HatchRUT$33,533$347,750
John HoevenRND$39,500$60,750
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$27,450
Jim InhofeROK$40,990$22,600
Dan InouyeDHI$99,450$19,450
Johnny IsaksonRGA$62,050$118,000
Mike JohannsRNE$51,140$54,831
Ron JohnsonRWI$26,150$127,053
Tim JohnsonDSD$97,500$222,000
John F. KerryDMA$122,074$136,450
Mark KirkRIL$121,500$763,725
Amy KlobucharDMN$307,291$121,583
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$13,200
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$285,137$142,930
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$109,950$262,275
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$28,900$28,600
Mike LeeRUT$1,600$22,116
Carl LevinDMI$72,350$81,590
Joe LiebermanICT$-200$9,800
Dick LugarRIN$43,283$82,700
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$154,100$74,250
John McCainRAZ$21,200$167,125
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,330,165$243,691
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$172,221$695,396
Bob MenéndezDNJ$257,050$306,150
Jeff MerkleyDOR$111,001$141,117
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$153,608$56,749
Jerry MoranRKS$37,949$72,300
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$56,325$36,850
Patty MurrayDWA$550,231$103,849
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$31,400$37,050
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$105,950$175,265
Rand PaulRKY$28,650$56,942
Rob PortmanROH$74,550$455,237
Mark L. PryorDAR$83,200$106,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$84,700$191,600
Harry ReidDNV$150,650$458,828
Jim RischRID$8,250$27,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,400$138,600
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$62,600$103,850
Marco RubioRFL$131,760$335,503
Bernie SandersIVT$52,700$14,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$127,075$1,193,465
Jeff SessionsRAL$41,200$53,350
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,079,254$160,321
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$39,700$323,950
Olympia J. SnoweRME$11,833$65,540
Debbie StabenowDMI$450,680$264,707
Jon TesterDMT$273,651$268,153
John ThuneRSD$65,200$220,262
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$80,366$541,558
Mark UdallDCO$130,350$214,865
Tom UdallDNM$104,650$182,176
David VitterRLA$142,850$96,650
Mark R. WarnerDVA$102,350$568,150
Jim WebbDVA$18,500$15,570
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$86,300$141,466
Roger F. WickerRMS$117,433$116,450
Ron WydenDOR$43,450$225,879

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$25,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$63,900$162,016
Kelly AyotteRNH$38,705$184,324
John BarrassoRWY$19,983$88,400
Max BaucusDMT$72,500$290,200
Mark BegichDAK$66,450$88,912
Michael F. BennetDCO$71,950$516,478
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$4,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$89,250$294,372
Roy BluntRMO$69,450$438,536
John BoozmanRAR$31,780$57,619
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,428,696$205,695
Scott P. BrownRMA$229,534$1,275,525
Sherrod BrownDOH$531,684$160,970
Richard BurrRNC$42,692$226,462
Maria CantwellDWA$121,971$112,979
Ben CardinDMD$72,750$171,550
Tom CarperDDE$30,400$139,100
Bob CaseyDPA$114,650$239,925
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$58,412$191,300
Daniel CoatsRIN$31,150$98,913
Tom CoburnROK$5,650$48,850
William Thad CochranRMS$15,800$4,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$105,898$190,316
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$14,400
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,150$50,700
Bob CorkerRTN$136,300$503,160
John CornynRTX$93,925$347,295
Mike CrapoRID$11,720$205,785
Jim DeMintRSC$37,284$130,633
Dick DurbinDIL$110,600$256,450
John EnsignRNV$13,100$61,700
Mike EnziRWY$0$86,784
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$281,049$144,300
Al FrankenDMN$101,000$274,452
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,582,706$1,489,710
Lindsey GrahamRSC$47,838$100,202
Chuck GrassleyRIA$16,850$118,850
Kay R. HaganDNC$704,781$179,944
Tom HarkinDIA$90,350$110,450
Orrin G. HatchRUT$33,533$347,750
John HoevenRND$39,500$60,750
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$27,450
Jim InhofeROK$40,990$22,600
Dan InouyeDHI$99,450$19,450
Johnny IsaksonRGA$62,050$118,000
Mike JohannsRNE$51,140$54,831
Ron JohnsonRWI$26,150$127,053
Tim JohnsonDSD$97,500$222,000
John F. KerryDMA$122,074$136,450
Mark KirkRIL$121,500$763,725
Amy KlobucharDMN$307,291$121,583
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$13,200
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$285,137$142,930
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$109,950$262,275
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$28,900$28,600
Mike LeeRUT$1,600$22,116
Carl LevinDMI$72,350$81,590
Joe LiebermanICT$-200$9,800
Dick LugarRIN$43,283$82,700
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$154,100$74,250
John McCainRAZ$21,200$167,125
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,330,165$243,691
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$172,221$695,396
Bob MenéndezDNJ$257,050$306,150
Jeff MerkleyDOR$111,001$141,117
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$153,608$56,749
Jerry MoranRKS$37,949$72,300
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$56,325$36,850
Patty MurrayDWA$550,231$103,849
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$31,400$37,050
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$105,950$175,265
Rand PaulRKY$28,650$56,942
Rob PortmanROH$74,550$455,237
Mark L. PryorDAR$83,200$106,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$84,700$191,600
Harry ReidDNV$150,650$458,828
Jim RischRID$8,250$27,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,400$138,600
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$62,600$103,850
Marco RubioRFL$131,760$335,503
Bernie SandersIVT$52,700$14,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$127,075$1,193,465
Jeff SessionsRAL$41,200$53,350
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,079,254$160,321
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$39,700$323,950
Olympia J. SnoweRME$11,833$65,540
Debbie StabenowDMI$450,680$264,707
Jon TesterDMT$273,651$268,153
John ThuneRSD$65,200$220,262
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$80,366$541,558
Mark UdallDCO$130,350$214,865
Tom UdallDNM$104,650$182,176
David VitterRLA$142,850$96,650
Mark R. WarnerDVA$102,350$568,150
Jim WebbDVA$18,500$15,570
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$86,300$141,466
Roger F. WickerRMS$117,433$116,450
Ron WydenDOR$43,450$225,879

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,742,721
Construction, unclassified$3,726,062
Building trades unions$3,235,075
Construction & Public Works$78,750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$20,181,947
Marketing research services$400,377
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