S. 1720 - Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2011

Economics and public finance. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide American jobs through economic growth. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2011

S. 1720 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide American jobs through economic growth. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide American jobs through economic growth.
Other Titles
  • Jobs Through Growth Act
  • American Energy and Western Jobs Act
  • Creating American Jobs through Exports Act of 2011
  • Domestic Jobs, Domestic Energy, and Deficit Reduction Act
  • Employment Protection Act of 2011
  • Energy Tax Prevention Act
  • Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act
  • Financial Regulatory Responsibility Act
  • Freedom from Restrictive Excessive Executive Demands and Onerous Mandates Act of 2011
  • Government Litigation Savings Act
  • Government Neutrality in Contracting Act
  • Jobs and Energy Permitting Act
  • MCAP Act
  • Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2011
  • Mining Jobs Protection Act
  • National Labor Relations Board Reform Act
  • Public Lands Job Creation Act
  • Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act
  • Regulation Moratorium and Jobs Preservation Act
  • Regulatory Responsibility for Our Economy Act
  • REINS Act
  • Unfunded Mandates Accountability Act
  • Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2011
Sponsor
John McCain
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Economics and public finance
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Agricultural conservation and pollution
  • Air quality
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration
  • Appropriations
  • Banking and financial institutions regulation
  • Budget deficits and national debt
  • Budget process
  • Business investment and capital
  • Business records
  • Census and government statistics
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
  • Comprehensive health care
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Department of the Interior
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Economic performance and conditions
  • Economic theory
  • Employment taxes
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Energy research
  • Energy revenues and royalties
  • Energy storage, supplies, demand
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Federal Housing Finance Agency
  • Federal Reserve System
  • Federal officials
  • Financial Stability Oversight Council
  • Government information and archives
  • Government liability
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health personnel
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Income tax rates
  • Industrial facilities
  • Inflation and prices
  • International scientific cooperation
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Labor and employment
  • Labor-management relations
  • Land transfers
  • Land use and conservation
  • Lawyers and legal services
  • Legal fees and court costs
  • Legislative rules and procedure
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Mining
  • Monetary policy
  • Motor vehicles
  • National Credit Union Administration
  • National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
  • Oil and gas
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • Pest management
  • Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents
  • Product safety and quality
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public participation and lobbying
  • Research and development
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Small Business Administration
  • Small business
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • State and local government operations
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Tax reform and tax simplification
  • Unemployment
  • Water quality
  • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
  • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/17/2011
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/17/2011
10/17/2011Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
10/17/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Put on a legislative calendar10/18/2011Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 203.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2007 For $29,530 Against $42,775
  2. March - April 2007 For $56,700 Against $222,600
  3. May - June 2007 For $133,033 Against $204,210
  4. July - August 2007 For $69,250 Against $96,966
  5. September - October 2007 For $86,100 Against $223,033
  6. November - December 2007 For $87,260 Against $340,703
  7. January - February 2008 For $68,650 Against $129,475
  8. March - April 2008 For $119,435 Against $262,306
  9. May - June 2008 For $152,446 Against $602,786
  10. July - August 2008 For $151,537 Against $277,897
  11. September - October 2008 For $371,938 Against $1,046,435
  12. November - December 2008 For $325,018 Against $105,329
  13. January - February 2009 For $61,666 Against $51,853
  14. March - April 2009 For $134,031 Against $132,674
  15. May - June 2009 For $654,428 Against $154,304
  16. July - August 2009 For $139,154 Against $39,952
  17. September - October 2009 For $206,675 Against $137,960
  18. November - December 2009 For $326,417 Against $121,640
  19. January - February 2010 For $452,535 Against $73,315
  20. March - April 2010 For $447,674 Against $227,350
  21. May - June 2010 For $599,366 Against $229,516
  22. July - August 2010 For $413,785 Against $226,752
  23. September - October 2010 For $990,798 Against $777,239
  24. November - December 2010 For $62,160 Against $52,111
  25. January - February 2011 For $24,600 Against $128,525
  26. March - April 2011 For $65,975 Against $271,292
  27. May - June 2011 For $34,845 Against $205,554
  28. July - August 2011 For $35,700 Against $103,705
  29. September - October 2011 For $61,670 Against $220,313
  30. November - December 2011 For $58,550 Against $210,715
  31. January - February 2012 For $57,163 Against $113,415
  32. March - April 2012 For $63,141 Against $204,918
  33. May - June 2012 For $66,423 Against $297,299
  34. July - August 2012 For $98,809 Against $226,187
  35. September - October 2012 For $240,024 Against $555,624
  36. November - December 2012 For $30,550 Against $127,033

Votes

    2 Organizations Supported and 9 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2011

    2 organizations supported this bill

    Americans for Tax Reform
    Ellis, Ryan (2011, October 18). ATR Supports S. 1720, Senate GOP Economic Growth Bill. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from ATR.
    crossroads gps
    Crossroads GPS (2011, July 12). Break the Regulatory Chokehold on Economic Recovery. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from Crossroads GPS.

    9 organizations opposed this bill

    AFL-CIO
    Samuel, William (2011, November 10). Legislative Alert!. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from AFL CIO.
    Americans for Financial Reform
    Americans for Financial Reform (2011, November 10). AFR Letter to Senators. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from AFR.
    Demos
    undersigned organizations (2011, November 10). The Senate Republican Jobs Bill: A “Jobs Plan” About Everything Except Jobs. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from Sensible Safeguards.
    Economic Policy Institute
    undersigned organizations (2011, November 10). The Senate Republican Jobs Bill: A “Jobs Plan” About Everything Except Jobs. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from Sensible Safeguards.
    League of Conservation Voters
    Karpinski, Gene (2011, November 10). Re: Oppose McCain Amendment (S. 1720) – Extreme Assault on Environment, Public Health Safeguards. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from US Climate Network.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    undersigned organizations (2011, November 10). The Senate Republican Jobs Bill: A “Jobs Plan” About Everything Except Jobs. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from Sensible Safeguards.
    OMB Watch
    undersigned organizations (2011, November 10). The Senate Republican Jobs Bill: A “Jobs Plan” About Everything Except Jobs. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from Sensible Safeguards.
    Public Citizen
    undersigned organizations (2011, November 10). The Senate Republican Jobs Bill: A “Jobs Plan” About Everything Except Jobs. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from Sensible Safeguards.
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    undersigned organizations (2011, November 10). The Senate Republican Jobs Bill: A “Jobs Plan” About Everything Except Jobs. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from Sensible Safeguards.

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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$0$2,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$23,950$5,200
    Kelly AyotteRNH$84,444$1,000
    John BarrassoRWY$30,950$0
    Max BaucusDMT$0$75,800
    Mark BegichDAK$1,750$234,408
    Michael F. BennetDCO$2,500$334,228
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$250
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$500$71,256
    Roy BluntRMO$121,194$500
    John BoozmanRAR$42,245$3,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$628,403
    Scott P. BrownRMA$617,683$7,550
    Sherrod BrownDOH$250$520,613
    Richard BurrRNC$54,900$15,550
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$119,800
    Ben CardinDMD$2,500$60,775
    Tom CarperDDE$0$24,050
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$106,604
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$354,798$4,850
    Daniel CoatsRIN$52,500$0
    Tom CoburnROK$100,093$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$5,300$2,300
    Susan M. CollinsRME$63,050$20,600
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$4,800
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,000$83,717
    Bob CorkerRTN$47,180$500
    John CornynRTX$144,440$0
    Mike CrapoRID$700$2,300
    Jim DeMintRSC$288,770$8,950
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$117,796
    Mike EnziRWY$8,000$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$32,244
    Al FrankenDMN$500$555,536
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$12,800$388,243
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$20,558$3,800
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$40,150$5,800
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$295,592
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$66,518
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,450$21,850
    Dean HellerRNV$137,687$6,000
    John HoevenRND$14,100$1,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,300$2,300
    Jim InhofeROK$60,975$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$6,900
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$25,750$7,100
    Mike JohannsRNE$20,246$500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$154,207$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$88,910
    John F. KerryDMA$0$36,594
    Mark KirkRIL$256,000$26,030
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$41,485
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$5,750$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$91,196
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$57,003
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$77,950
    Mike LeeRUT$31,767$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$104,948
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$18,050$15,024
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$119,265
    John McCainRAZ$173,193$500
    Claire McCaskillDMO$500$166,258
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$234,433$4,800
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$55,950
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$302,953
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$21,700
    Jerry MoranRKS$16,450$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$15,850
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$232,951
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$24,250
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$152,826
    Rand PaulRKY$270,940$0
    Rob PortmanROH$118,426$14,200
    Mark L. PryorDAR$500$21,650
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$17,360
    Harry ReidDNV$7,100$292,486
    Jim RischRID$180,206$3,550
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$102,899$500
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$74,700
    Marco RubioRFL$959,943$6,000
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$281,020
    Chuck SchumerDNY$4,400$127,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$61,970$2,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$332,979
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$50$4,700
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$20,250$31,250
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$117,313
    Jon TesterDMT$250$413,977
    John ThuneRSD$259,743$7,400
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,366,720$31,550
    Mark UdallDCO$0$559,616
    Tom UdallDNM$0$291,635
    David VitterRLA$210,401$30,100
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,000$134,559
    Jim WebbDVA$0$4,650
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$117,840
    Roger F. WickerRMS$62,675$4,300
    Ron WydenDOR$0$33,800

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$23,950$5,200
    Kelly AyotteRNH$84,444$1,000
    John BarrassoRWY$30,950$0
    Max BaucusDMT$0$75,800
    Mark BegichDAK$1,750$234,408
    Michael F. BennetDCO$2,500$334,228
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$250
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$500$71,256
    Roy BluntRMO$121,194$500
    John BoozmanRAR$42,245$3,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$628,403
    Scott P. BrownRMA$617,683$7,550
    Sherrod BrownDOH$250$520,613
    Richard BurrRNC$54,900$15,550
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$119,800
    Ben CardinDMD$2,500$60,775
    Tom CarperDDE$0$24,050
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$106,604
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$354,798$4,850
    Daniel CoatsRIN$52,500$0
    Tom CoburnROK$100,093$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$5,300$2,300
    Susan M. CollinsRME$63,050$20,600
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$4,800
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,000$83,717
    Bob CorkerRTN$47,180$500
    John CornynRTX$144,440$0
    Mike CrapoRID$700$2,300
    Jim DeMintRSC$288,770$8,950
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$117,796
    Mike EnziRWY$8,000$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$32,244
    Al FrankenDMN$500$555,536
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$12,800$388,243
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$20,558$3,800
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$40,150$5,800
    Kay R. HaganDNC$0$295,592
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$66,518
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,450$21,850
    Dean HellerRNV$137,687$6,000
    John HoevenRND$14,100$1,000
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,300$2,300
    Jim InhofeROK$60,975$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$6,900
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$25,750$7,100
    Mike JohannsRNE$20,246$500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$154,207$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$88,910
    John F. KerryDMA$0$36,594
    Mark KirkRIL$256,000$26,030
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$41,485
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$5,750$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$91,196
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$57,003
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$77,950
    Mike LeeRUT$31,767$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$104,948
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$18,050$15,024
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$119,265
    John McCainRAZ$173,193$500
    Claire McCaskillDMO$500$166,258
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$234,433$4,800
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$55,950
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$302,953
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$21,700
    Jerry MoranRKS$16,450$500
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$15,850
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$232,951
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$24,250
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$152,826
    Rand PaulRKY$270,940$0
    Rob PortmanROH$118,426$14,200
    Mark L. PryorDAR$500$21,650
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$17,360
    Harry ReidDNV$7,100$292,486
    Jim RischRID$180,206$3,550
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$102,899$500
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$74,700
    Marco RubioRFL$959,943$6,000
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$281,020
    Chuck SchumerDNY$4,400$127,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$61,970$2,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$332,979
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$50$4,700
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$20,250$31,250
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$117,313
    Jon TesterDMT$250$413,977
    John ThuneRSD$259,743$7,400
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,366,720$31,550
    Mark UdallDCO$0$559,616
    Tom UdallDNM$0$291,635
    David VitterRLA$210,401$30,100
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,000$134,559
    Jim WebbDVA$0$4,650
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$117,840
    Roger F. WickerRMS$62,675$4,300
    Ron WydenDOR$0$33,800

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$6,919,061
    Fiscal & tax policy$57,975

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Democratic/Liberal$4,609,344
    Environmental policy$3,202,626
    Health & welfare policy$333,441
    Labor Unions$293,200
    Consumer groups$5,150
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