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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 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…

$7,166,710
$74,250
$3,231,675
$4,219,932
$14,692,567
38% more
$19,904,338
$354,395
$20,258,733
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$70,650$161,216
Kelly AyotteRNH$35,105$232,146
John BarrassoRWY$14,983$84,300
Max BaucusDMT$76,750$308,350
Mark BegichDAK$69,650$78,762
Michael BennetDCO$77,750$478,828
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$8,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$84,550$277,200
Roy BluntRMO$82,750$434,430
John BoozmanRAR$33,180$55,447
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,265,625$175,740
Scott BrownRMA$228,734$1,540,879
Sherrod BrownDOH$538,884$146,520
Richard BurrRNC$42,442$186,545
Maria CantwellDWA$119,200$117,129
Ben CardinDMD$74,750$191,861
Tom CarperDDE$30,400$151,100
Bob CaseyDPA$121,400$235,486
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$92,012$150,200
Daniel CoatsRIN$48,000$149,997
Tom CoburnROK$8,650$60,650
William Thad CochranRMS$19,000$4,500
Susan CollinsRME$112,423$185,500
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,000$12,600
Chris CoonsDDE$54,150$50,200
Bob CorkerRTN$137,900$495,310
John CornynRTX$102,525$295,875
Mike CrapoRID$10,570$215,983
Jim DeMintRSC$41,384$120,233
Dick DurbinDIL$114,150$224,825
John EnsignRNV$17,700$57,800
Mike EnziRWY$0$88,250
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$276,271$126,600
Alan FrankenDMN$104,800$234,102
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,514,927$1,403,743
Lindsey GrahamRSC$58,738$90,600
Chuck GrassleyRIA$22,500$98,750
Kay HaganDNC$573,749$142,394
Tom HarkinDIA$98,400$125,480
Orrin HatchRUT$35,033$363,550
John HoevenRND$32,500$57,100
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$22,850
Jim InhofeROK$44,390$17,450
Dan InouyeDHI$103,050$25,150
Johnny IsaksonRGA$71,500$113,450
Mike JohannsRNE$54,440$62,554
Ron JohnsonRWI$29,900$105,278
Tim JohnsonDSD$92,750$241,152
John KerryDMA$116,474$145,750
Mark KirkRIL$142,650$806,397
Amy KlobucharDMN$304,991$103,483
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$12,800
Mary LandrieuDLA$269,071$133,113
Frank LautenbergDNJ$107,050$236,500
Patrick LeahyDVT$25,550$27,100
Mike LeeRUT$1,600$20,416
Carl LevinDMI$70,350$79,050
Joe LiebermanICT$-200$14,200
Dick LugarRIN$54,183$74,850
Joe ManchinDWV$166,850$76,600
John McCainRAZ$31,050$139,825
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,342,866$231,691
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$174,671$705,126
Bob MenéndezDNJ$254,550$314,486
Jeff MerkleyDOR$108,501$115,917
Barbara MikulskiDMD$145,625$69,782
Jerry MoranRKS$49,499$83,300
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$62,025$39,500
Patty MurrayDWA$541,172$94,732
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$35,400$53,550
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$140,750$198,065
Rand PaulRKY$32,230$74,245
Rob PortmanROH$84,050$460,788
Mark PryorDAR$84,450$93,400
John "Jack" ReedDRI$90,100$203,500
Harry ReidDNV$150,400$448,012
Jim RischRID$8,000$22,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$38,242$138,250
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$71,700$94,050
Marco RubioRFL$128,876$305,917
Bernie SandersIVT$52,200$13,900
Chuck SchumerDNY$176,275$1,102,850
Jeff SessionsRAL$47,650$52,500
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$929,737$156,721
Richard ShelbyRAL$47,900$373,900
Olympia SnoweRME$12,333$67,740
Debbie StabenowDMI$446,331$263,457
Jon TesterDMT$273,951$284,503
John ThuneRSD$79,200$209,962
Patrick ToomeyRPA$100,266$493,784
Mark UdallDCO$116,750$182,715
Tom UdallDNM$108,100$148,026
David VitterRLA$147,100$90,100
Mark WarnerDVA$122,750$518,900
Jim WebbDVA$18,500$14,570
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$91,250$135,816
Roger WickerRMS$162,083$119,650
Ron WydenDOR$48,250$206,629

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$25,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$70,650$161,216
Kelly AyotteRNH$35,105$232,146
John BarrassoRWY$14,983$84,300
Max BaucusDMT$76,750$308,350
Mark BegichDAK$69,650$78,762
Michael BennetDCO$77,750$478,828
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$8,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$84,550$277,200
Roy BluntRMO$82,750$434,430
John BoozmanRAR$33,180$55,447
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,265,625$175,740
Scott BrownRMA$228,734$1,540,879
Sherrod BrownDOH$538,884$146,520
Richard BurrRNC$42,442$186,545
Maria CantwellDWA$119,200$117,129
Ben CardinDMD$74,750$191,861
Tom CarperDDE$30,400$151,100
Bob CaseyDPA$121,400$235,486
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$92,012$150,200
Daniel CoatsRIN$48,000$149,997
Tom CoburnROK$8,650$60,650
William Thad CochranRMS$19,000$4,500
Susan CollinsRME$112,423$185,500
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,000$12,600
Chris CoonsDDE$54,150$50,200
Bob CorkerRTN$137,900$495,310
John CornynRTX$102,525$295,875
Mike CrapoRID$10,570$215,983
Jim DeMintRSC$41,384$120,233
Dick DurbinDIL$114,150$224,825
John EnsignRNV$17,700$57,800
Mike EnziRWY$0$88,250
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$276,271$126,600
Alan FrankenDMN$104,800$234,102
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,514,927$1,403,743
Lindsey GrahamRSC$58,738$90,600
Chuck GrassleyRIA$22,500$98,750
Kay HaganDNC$573,749$142,394
Tom HarkinDIA$98,400$125,480
Orrin HatchRUT$35,033$363,550
John HoevenRND$32,500$57,100
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$22,850
Jim InhofeROK$44,390$17,450
Dan InouyeDHI$103,050$25,150
Johnny IsaksonRGA$71,500$113,450
Mike JohannsRNE$54,440$62,554
Ron JohnsonRWI$29,900$105,278
Tim JohnsonDSD$92,750$241,152
John KerryDMA$116,474$145,750
Mark KirkRIL$142,650$806,397
Amy KlobucharDMN$304,991$103,483
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$12,800
Mary LandrieuDLA$269,071$133,113
Frank LautenbergDNJ$107,050$236,500
Patrick LeahyDVT$25,550$27,100
Mike LeeRUT$1,600$20,416
Carl LevinDMI$70,350$79,050
Joe LiebermanICT$-200$14,200
Dick LugarRIN$54,183$74,850
Joe ManchinDWV$166,850$76,600
John McCainRAZ$31,050$139,825
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,342,866$231,691
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$174,671$705,126
Bob MenéndezDNJ$254,550$314,486
Jeff MerkleyDOR$108,501$115,917
Barbara MikulskiDMD$145,625$69,782
Jerry MoranRKS$49,499$83,300
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$62,025$39,500
Patty MurrayDWA$541,172$94,732
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$35,400$53,550
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$140,750$198,065
Rand PaulRKY$32,230$74,245
Rob PortmanROH$84,050$460,788
Mark PryorDAR$84,450$93,400
John "Jack" ReedDRI$90,100$203,500
Harry ReidDNV$150,400$448,012
Jim RischRID$8,000$22,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$38,242$138,250
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$71,700$94,050
Marco RubioRFL$128,876$305,917
Bernie SandersIVT$52,200$13,900
Chuck SchumerDNY$176,275$1,102,850
Jeff SessionsRAL$47,650$52,500
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$929,737$156,721
Richard ShelbyRAL$47,900$373,900
Olympia SnoweRME$12,333$67,740
Debbie StabenowDMI$446,331$263,457
Jon TesterDMT$273,951$284,503
John ThuneRSD$79,200$209,962
Patrick ToomeyRPA$100,266$493,784
Mark UdallDCO$116,750$182,715
Tom UdallDNM$108,100$148,026
David VitterRLA$147,100$90,100
Mark WarnerDVA$122,750$518,900
Jim WebbDVA$18,500$14,570
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$91,250$135,816
Roger WickerRMS$162,083$119,650
Ron WydenDOR$48,250$206,629

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,166,710
Construction, unclassified$4,219,932
Building trades unions$3,231,675
Construction & Public Works$74,250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$19,904,338
Marketing research services$354,395
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