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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
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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
$3,239,575
$3,723,062
$14,784,108
37% more
$19,910,751
$401,127
$20,311,878
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$177,096
John BarrassoRWY$19,983$87,400
Max BaucusDMT$72,500$291,200
Mark BegichDAK$66,450$84,112
Michael F. BennetDCO$71,950$513,728
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$4,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$89,250$292,372
Roy BluntRMO$69,450$444,508
John BoozmanRAR$31,780$60,019
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,429,696$204,645
Scott P. BrownRMA$220,534$1,255,325
Sherrod BrownDOH$531,934$157,970
Richard BurrRNC$42,692$226,962
Maria CantwellDWA$121,971$106,550
Ben CardinDMD$72,750$176,683
Tom CarperDDE$30,400$139,100
Bob CaseyDPA$115,650$234,925
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$58,412$215,400
Daniel CoatsRIN$31,150$95,513
Tom CoburnROK$5,650$39,250
William Thad CochranRMS$15,800$4,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$105,898$195,066
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$14,400
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,150$50,950
Bob CorkerRTN$137,300$501,160
John CornynRTX$93,925$341,795
Mike CrapoRID$11,720$205,785
Jim DeMintRSC$37,284$123,483
Dick DurbinDIL$111,350$262,600
John EnsignRNV$13,100$61,700
Mike EnziRWY$0$86,284
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$281,049$136,700
Al FrankenDMN$103,500$269,152
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,584,956$1,425,760
Lindsey GrahamRSC$47,838$91,038
Chuck GrassleyRIA$16,850$118,850
Kay R. HaganDNC$704,781$175,344
Tom HarkinDIA$90,350$109,950
Orrin G. HatchRUT$33,533$341,750
John HoevenRND$39,500$65,550
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$27,450
Jim InhofeROK$40,990$19,500
Dan InouyeDHI$99,450$19,450
Johnny IsaksonRGA$62,050$119,000
Mike JohannsRNE$51,140$54,831
Ron JohnsonRWI$26,150$151,253
Tim JohnsonDSD$97,500$219,250
John F. KerryDMA$122,074$138,850
Mark KirkRIL$121,500$757,425
Amy KlobucharDMN$307,291$110,583
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$13,200
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$285,137$133,730
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$109,450$251,975
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$28,900$23,900
Mike LeeRUT$1,600$22,116
Carl LevinDMI$73,350$79,590
Joe LiebermanICT$-200$9,800
Dick LugarRIN$43,283$85,200
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$154,100$86,750
John McCainRAZ$21,200$181,925
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,330,165$237,691
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$172,221$717,796
Bob MenéndezDNJ$257,050$310,150
Jeff MerkleyDOR$111,501$134,217
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$153,608$61,349
Jerry MoranRKS$37,949$70,300
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$56,325$39,250
Patty MurrayDWA$549,231$99,049
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$31,400$37,050
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$105,950$164,815
Rand PaulRKY$29,650$61,092
Rob PortmanROH$74,550$444,709
Mark L. PryorDAR$83,200$102,200
John "Jack" ReedDRI$84,700$190,600
Harry ReidDNV$150,900$448,878
Jim RischRID$8,250$27,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,400$139,100
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$62,600$102,850
Marco RubioRFL$131,760$322,403
Bernie SandersIVT$52,700$11,600
Chuck SchumerDNY$127,075$1,139,165
Jeff SessionsRAL$41,200$53,100
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,079,254$157,321
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$39,700$323,200
Olympia J. SnoweRME$11,833$63,040
Debbie StabenowDMI$450,930$254,207
Jon TesterDMT$273,901$265,503
John ThuneRSD$65,200$220,104
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$80,366$528,964
Mark UdallDCO$130,350$207,915
Tom UdallDNM$104,650$179,876
David VitterRLA$142,850$96,400
Mark R. WarnerDVA$102,350$549,200
Jim WebbDVA$18,500$14,570
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$86,300$142,216
Roger F. WickerRMS$117,433$114,450
Ron WydenDOR$43,450$223,129

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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$177,096
John BarrassoRWY$19,983$87,400
Max BaucusDMT$72,500$291,200
Mark BegichDAK$66,450$84,112
Michael F. BennetDCO$71,950$513,728
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$4,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$89,250$292,372
Roy BluntRMO$69,450$444,508
John BoozmanRAR$31,780$60,019
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,429,696$204,645
Scott P. BrownRMA$220,534$1,255,325
Sherrod BrownDOH$531,934$157,970
Richard BurrRNC$42,692$226,962
Maria CantwellDWA$121,971$106,550
Ben CardinDMD$72,750$176,683
Tom CarperDDE$30,400$139,100
Bob CaseyDPA$115,650$234,925
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$58,412$215,400
Daniel CoatsRIN$31,150$95,513
Tom CoburnROK$5,650$39,250
William Thad CochranRMS$15,800$4,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$105,898$195,066
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$14,400
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,150$50,950
Bob CorkerRTN$137,300$501,160
John CornynRTX$93,925$341,795
Mike CrapoRID$11,720$205,785
Jim DeMintRSC$37,284$123,483
Dick DurbinDIL$111,350$262,600
John EnsignRNV$13,100$61,700
Mike EnziRWY$0$86,284
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$281,049$136,700
Al FrankenDMN$103,500$269,152
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,584,956$1,425,760
Lindsey GrahamRSC$47,838$91,038
Chuck GrassleyRIA$16,850$118,850
Kay R. HaganDNC$704,781$175,344
Tom HarkinDIA$90,350$109,950
Orrin G. HatchRUT$33,533$341,750
John HoevenRND$39,500$65,550
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$27,450
Jim InhofeROK$40,990$19,500
Dan InouyeDHI$99,450$19,450
Johnny IsaksonRGA$62,050$119,000
Mike JohannsRNE$51,140$54,831
Ron JohnsonRWI$26,150$151,253
Tim JohnsonDSD$97,500$219,250
John F. KerryDMA$122,074$138,850
Mark KirkRIL$121,500$757,425
Amy KlobucharDMN$307,291$110,583
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$13,200
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$285,137$133,730
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$109,450$251,975
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$28,900$23,900
Mike LeeRUT$1,600$22,116
Carl LevinDMI$73,350$79,590
Joe LiebermanICT$-200$9,800
Dick LugarRIN$43,283$85,200
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$154,100$86,750
John McCainRAZ$21,200$181,925
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,330,165$237,691
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$172,221$717,796
Bob MenéndezDNJ$257,050$310,150
Jeff MerkleyDOR$111,501$134,217
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$153,608$61,349
Jerry MoranRKS$37,949$70,300
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$56,325$39,250
Patty MurrayDWA$549,231$99,049
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$31,400$37,050
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$105,950$164,815
Rand PaulRKY$29,650$61,092
Rob PortmanROH$74,550$444,709
Mark L. PryorDAR$83,200$102,200
John "Jack" ReedDRI$84,700$190,600
Harry ReidDNV$150,900$448,878
Jim RischRID$8,250$27,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,400$139,100
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$62,600$102,850
Marco RubioRFL$131,760$322,403
Bernie SandersIVT$52,700$11,600
Chuck SchumerDNY$127,075$1,139,165
Jeff SessionsRAL$41,200$53,100
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,079,254$157,321
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$39,700$323,200
Olympia J. SnoweRME$11,833$63,040
Debbie StabenowDMI$450,930$254,207
Jon TesterDMT$273,901$265,503
John ThuneRSD$65,200$220,104
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$80,366$528,964
Mark UdallDCO$130,350$207,915
Tom UdallDNM$104,650$179,876
David VitterRLA$142,850$96,400
Mark R. WarnerDVA$102,350$549,200
Jim WebbDVA$18,500$14,570
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$86,300$142,216
Roger F. WickerRMS$117,433$114,450
Ron WydenDOR$43,450$223,129

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,742,721
Construction, unclassified$3,723,062
Building trades unions$3,239,575
Construction & Public Works$78,750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$19,910,751
Marketing research services$401,127
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