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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…

$7,280,390
$62,900
$2,892,300
$2,799,420
$13,035,010
11% more
$14,189,174
$315,100
$14,504,274
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$174,696
John BarrassoRWY$19,983$87,400
Max BaucusDMT$72,500$291,200
Mark BegichDAK$66,450$87,912
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$4,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,428,696$204,895
Scott P. BrownRMA$224,534$1,264,575
Sherrod BrownDOH$531,684$157,470
Maria CantwellDWA$121,971$112,979
Ben CardinDMD$72,750$171,883
Tom CarperDDE$30,400$139,100
Bob CaseyDPA$114,650$234,925
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$58,412$197,900
Daniel CoatsRIN$31,150$95,513
Tom CoburnROK$5,650$39,250
William Thad CochranRMS$15,800$4,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$105,898$193,816
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$14,400
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,150$50,700
Bob CorkerRTN$137,300$501,160
John CornynRTX$93,925$347,695
Jim DeMintRSC$37,284$123,483
Dick DurbinDIL$111,350$259,900
John EnsignRNV$13,100$61,700
Mike EnziRWY$0$86,784
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$281,049$134,300
Al FrankenDMN$101,500$269,652
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,584,956$1,467,060
Lindsey GrahamRSC$47,838$93,338
Kay R. HaganDNC$704,781$181,944
Tom HarkinDIA$90,350$110,450
Orrin G. HatchRUT$33,533$341,750
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$27,450
Jim InhofeROK$40,990$19,500
Dan InouyeDHI$99,450$19,450
Mike JohannsRNE$51,140$54,831
Tim JohnsonDSD$97,500$219,500
John F. KerryDMA$122,074$138,850
Mark KirkRIL$121,500$760,825
Amy KlobucharDMN$307,291$111,583
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$13,200
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$285,137$142,930
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$109,950$262,275
Carl LevinDMI$72,350$81,590
Joe LiebermanICT$-200$9,800
Dick LugarRIN$43,283$85,950
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$154,100$86,750
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,330,165$239,191
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$172,221$705,896
Bob MenéndezDNJ$257,050$309,900
Jeff MerkleyDOR$111,501$141,117
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$153,608$56,749
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$31,400$37,050
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$105,950$168,265
Mark L. PryorDAR$83,200$106,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$84,700$190,600
Harry ReidDNV$150,900$449,378
Jim RischRID$8,250$27,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,400$139,600
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$62,600$103,850
Bernie SandersIVT$52,700$11,600
Jeff SessionsRAL$41,200$53,350
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,079,254$159,321
Olympia J. SnoweRME$11,833$63,040
Debbie StabenowDMI$450,930$256,207
Jon TesterDMT$273,901$264,003
Mark UdallDCO$130,350$209,765
Tom UdallDNM$104,650$182,176
David VitterRLA$142,850$96,650
Mark R. WarnerDVA$102,350$555,350
Jim WebbDVA$18,500$14,570
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$86,300$142,216
Roger F. WickerRMS$117,433$116,750

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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$174,696
John BarrassoRWY$19,983$87,400
Max BaucusDMT$72,500$291,200
Mark BegichDAK$66,450$87,912
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$4,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,428,696$204,895
Scott P. BrownRMA$224,534$1,264,575
Sherrod BrownDOH$531,684$157,470
Maria CantwellDWA$121,971$112,979
Ben CardinDMD$72,750$171,883
Tom CarperDDE$30,400$139,100
Bob CaseyDPA$114,650$234,925
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$58,412$197,900
Daniel CoatsRIN$31,150$95,513
Tom CoburnROK$5,650$39,250
William Thad CochranRMS$15,800$4,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$105,898$193,816
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$14,400
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,150$50,700
Bob CorkerRTN$137,300$501,160
John CornynRTX$93,925$347,695
Jim DeMintRSC$37,284$123,483
Dick DurbinDIL$111,350$259,900
John EnsignRNV$13,100$61,700
Mike EnziRWY$0$86,784
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$281,049$134,300
Al FrankenDMN$101,500$269,652
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,584,956$1,467,060
Lindsey GrahamRSC$47,838$93,338
Kay R. HaganDNC$704,781$181,944
Tom HarkinDIA$90,350$110,450
Orrin G. HatchRUT$33,533$341,750
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$27,450
Jim InhofeROK$40,990$19,500
Dan InouyeDHI$99,450$19,450
Mike JohannsRNE$51,140$54,831
Tim JohnsonDSD$97,500$219,500
John F. KerryDMA$122,074$138,850
Mark KirkRIL$121,500$760,825
Amy KlobucharDMN$307,291$111,583
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$13,200
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$285,137$142,930
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$109,950$262,275
Carl LevinDMI$72,350$81,590
Joe LiebermanICT$-200$9,800
Dick LugarRIN$43,283$85,950
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$154,100$86,750
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,330,165$239,191
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$172,221$705,896
Bob MenéndezDNJ$257,050$309,900
Jeff MerkleyDOR$111,501$141,117
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$153,608$56,749
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$31,400$37,050
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$105,950$168,265
Mark L. PryorDAR$83,200$106,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$84,700$190,600
Harry ReidDNV$150,900$449,378
Jim RischRID$8,250$27,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,400$139,600
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$62,600$103,850
Bernie SandersIVT$52,700$11,600
Jeff SessionsRAL$41,200$53,350
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,079,254$159,321
Olympia J. SnoweRME$11,833$63,040
Debbie StabenowDMI$450,930$256,207
Jon TesterDMT$273,901$264,003
Mark UdallDCO$130,350$209,765
Tom UdallDNM$104,650$182,176
David VitterRLA$142,850$96,650
Mark R. WarnerDVA$102,350$555,350
Jim WebbDVA$18,500$14,570
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$86,300$142,216
Roger F. WickerRMS$117,433$116,750

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,280,390
Building trades unions$2,892,300
Construction, unclassified$2,799,420
Construction & Public Works$62,900

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$14,189,174
Marketing research services$315,100
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