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S. 308 - Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act

Social welfare. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for years for which annual COLAs do not take effect under certain cash benefit programs, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection. (by More
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for years for which annual COLAs do not take effect under certain cash benefit programs, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act

S. 308 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for years for which annual COLAs do not take effect under certain cash benefit programs, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for years for which annual COLAs do not take effect under certain cash benefit programs, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection.
Other Titles
  • Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act
Sponsor
Mark Begich
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Social welfare
  • Census and government statistics
  • Inflation and prices
  • Self-employed
  • Social security and elderly assistance
  • Wages and earnings
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/13/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/13/2013
2/13/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$326,197
$10,354,044
$277,475
$962,520
$1,962,520
$481,040
$462,554
$14,826,350
$0
7 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act

7 organizations supported this bill

American Postal Workers Union
Judy Beard (2013). Save Social Security. Retrieved May 14, 2014, from APWU.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
GOIAM (2013, February 14). The Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act – H.R. 649 and S. 308. Retrieved May 14, 2014, from GOIAM.
International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers
IFPTE (2014). Retirement Security - Important Now More Than Ever. Retrieved May 14, 2014, from IFPTE.
National Association of Social Workers
NASW (2013, November 19). Join the Momentum Building for Expanding Security Benefits. Retrieved May 14, 2014, from NASW.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (n.d.). NCPSSM Legislative Tracker. Retrieved April 10, 2014, from The Truth Now.
Older Women's League, San Francisco
Melanie Grossman (2013, April 1). Defending Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid. Retrieved May 14, 2014, from OWLSF.
The ARC
The Arc (2013, February 19). Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act Reintroduced. Retrieved May 14, 2014, from The Arc.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, October 1, 2008 – September 30, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$8,000$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$14,000$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,035,954$0
John BarrassoRWY$9,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$29,250$0
Mark BegichDAK$162,750$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$81,350$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$113,100$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$700$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,085,732$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$551,659$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$96,150$0
Ben CardinDMD$92,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$45,040$0
Bob CaseyDPA$98,700$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$250$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$11,600$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$79,527$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$77,800$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,250$0
John CornynRTX$7,450$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$2,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$500$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$132,908$0
Dick DurbinDIL$73,200$0
Mike EnziRWY$250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$266,621$0
Deb FischerRNE$21,500$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$2,600$0
Al FrankenDMN$88,612$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,117,650$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,650$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$887,568$0
Tom HarkinDIA$27,100$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$31,850$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$137,199$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$240,716$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$439,741$0
John HoevenRND$7,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$8,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$3,200$0
Tim KaineDVA$493,195$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$29,500$0
Mark KirkRIL$14,900$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$255,160$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$199,384$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$4,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$36,550$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$5,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$91,650$0
John McCainRAZ$750$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,317,766$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,400$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$58,650$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$103,874$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$180,942$0
Jerry MoranRKS$12,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$162,250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$575,757$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$79,500$0
Rand PaulRKY$1,000$0
Rob PortmanROH$6,540$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$67,976$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$19,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$131,855$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$8,250$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$4,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$4,700$0
Bernie SandersIVT$91,825$0
Brian SchatzDHI$46,480$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$112,575$0
Tim ScottRSC$1,250$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$821,355$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$8,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$398,356$0
Jon TesterDMT$318,751$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,700$0
Mark UdallDCO$87,300$0
Tom UdallDNM$61,300$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$44,950$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,748,582$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$26,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$64,800$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$8,000$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$14,000$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,035,954$0
John BarrassoRWY$9,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$29,250$0
Mark BegichDAK$162,750$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$81,350$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$113,100$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$700$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,085,732$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$551,659$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$96,150$0
Ben CardinDMD$92,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$45,040$0
Bob CaseyDPA$98,700$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$250$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$11,600$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$79,527$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$77,800$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,250$0
John CornynRTX$7,450$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$2,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$500$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$132,908$0
Dick DurbinDIL$73,200$0
Mike EnziRWY$250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$266,621$0
Deb FischerRNE$21,500$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$2,600$0
Al FrankenDMN$88,612$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,117,650$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,650$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$887,568$0
Tom HarkinDIA$27,100$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$31,850$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$137,199$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$240,716$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$439,741$0
John HoevenRND$7,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$8,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$3,200$0
Tim KaineDVA$493,195$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$29,500$0
Mark KirkRIL$14,900$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$255,160$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$199,384$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$4,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$36,550$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$5,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$91,650$0
John McCainRAZ$750$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,317,766$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,400$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$58,650$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$103,874$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$180,942$0
Jerry MoranRKS$12,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$162,250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$575,757$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$79,500$0
Rand PaulRKY$1,000$0
Rob PortmanROH$6,540$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$67,976$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$19,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$131,855$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$8,250$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$4,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$4,700$0
Bernie SandersIVT$91,825$0
Brian SchatzDHI$46,480$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$112,575$0
Tim ScottRSC$1,250$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$821,355$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$8,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$398,356$0
Jon TesterDMT$318,751$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,700$0
Mark UdallDCO$87,300$0
Tom UdallDNM$61,300$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$44,950$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,748,582$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$26,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$64,800$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,354,044
US Postal Service unions & associations$1,962,520
Manufacturing unions$962,520
Health & welfare policy$481,040
Welfare & Social Work$462,554
Elderly issues/Social Security$326,197
Labor Unions$277,475

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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