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S. 1910 - Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2012

Government operations and politics. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (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.

Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2012

S. 1910 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees.
Other Titles
  • Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2011
  • Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2012
Sponsor
Joseph I. Lieberman
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional agencies
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Labor
  • Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
  • Employee leave
  • Government Accountability Office (GAO)
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Life, casualty, property insurance
  • Marriage and family status
  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
  • Transportation costs
  • Worker safety and health
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Major Actions
Introduced11/18/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced11/18/2011
11/18/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Put on a legislative calendar5/16/2012Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
12/19/2012Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Lieberman with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 112-257.
Put on a legislative calendar12/19/2012Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

31 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2012

31 organizations supported this bill

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undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
AIDS Institute
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
American Civil Liberties Union
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
American Federation of Government Employees
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
American Postal Workers Union
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Center for American Progress Action Fund
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Council for Global Equality
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Human Rights Campaign
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Immigration Equality Action Fund
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Jewish Women International
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Log Cabin Republicans
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Center for Transgender Equality
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Coalition for LGBT Health
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Council of Jewish Women
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
national council of womens organizations
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Education Association
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Employment Law Project
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Federation of Federal Employees
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Partnership for Women & Families
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Postal Mail Handlers Union
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Stonewall Democrats
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Treasury Employees Union
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
National Women's Health Network
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Partnership for Public Service
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
PFLAG
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Service Employees International Union
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.
Union for Reform Judaism
undersigned (2012, March 27). Coalition Letter to the Senate Supporting S 1910. Retrieved March 13, 2014, from ACLU.

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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.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$14,700$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$21,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$27,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$126,375$0
Mark BegichDAK$229,484$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$273,279$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$115,800$0
Roy BluntRMO$25,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,851,232$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$40,400$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$992,436$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$119,208$0
Ben CardinDMD$146,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$76,200$0
Bob CaseyDPA$186,233$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$33,600$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,900$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$8,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$190,454$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,800$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$147,235$0
Bob CorkerRTN$14,600$0
John CornynRTX$13,625$0
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$3,750$0
Dick DurbinDIL$192,361$0
Mike EnziRWY$4,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$322,543$0
Al FrankenDMN$565,301$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,954,233$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$11,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$23,300$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$924,751$0
Tom HarkinDIA$156,538$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$28,850$0
Dean HellerRNV$19,700$0
John HoevenRND$16,150$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$8,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$2,500$0
Dan InouyeDHI$57,800$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,950$0
Mike JohannsRNE$7,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$157,808$0
John F. KerryDMA$201,623$0
Mark KirkRIL$59,820$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$354,429$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$358,440$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$99,675$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$135,100$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$172,449$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$12,200$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$178,515$0
John McCainRAZ$20,500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,552,968$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$44,350$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$170,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$320,184$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$225,908$0
Jerry MoranRKS$23,250$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$15,550$0
Patty MurrayDWA$723,420$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$48,150$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$207,244$0
Rand PaulRKY$3,900$0
Rob PortmanROH$8,950$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$83,600$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$58,025$0
Harry ReidDNV$309,611$0
Jim RischRID$7,050$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$6,750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$119,700$0
Marco RubioRFL$22,080$0
Bernie SandersIVT$336,880$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$187,303$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$1,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,308,618$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$10,800$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$26,200$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$547,281$0
Jon TesterDMT$478,493$0
John ThuneRSD$4,000$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$16,733$0
Mark UdallDCO$447,529$0
Tom UdallDNM$322,164$0
David VitterRLA$1,650$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$280,976$0
Jim WebbDVA$6,250$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$92,057$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$24,200$0
Ron WydenDOR$80,550$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$14,700$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$21,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$27,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$126,375$0
Mark BegichDAK$229,484$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$273,279$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$115,800$0
Roy BluntRMO$25,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,851,232$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$40,400$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$992,436$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$119,208$0
Ben CardinDMD$146,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$76,200$0
Bob CaseyDPA$186,233$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$33,600$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,900$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$8,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$190,454$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,800$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$147,235$0
Bob CorkerRTN$14,600$0
John CornynRTX$13,625$0
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$3,750$0
Dick DurbinDIL$192,361$0
Mike EnziRWY$4,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$322,543$0
Al FrankenDMN$565,301$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,954,233$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$11,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$23,300$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$924,751$0
Tom HarkinDIA$156,538$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$28,850$0
Dean HellerRNV$19,700$0
John HoevenRND$16,150$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$8,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$2,500$0
Dan InouyeDHI$57,800$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,950$0
Mike JohannsRNE$7,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$157,808$0
John F. KerryDMA$201,623$0
Mark KirkRIL$59,820$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$354,429$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$358,440$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$99,675$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$135,100$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$172,449$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$12,200$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$178,515$0
John McCainRAZ$20,500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,552,968$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$44,350$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$170,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$320,184$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$225,908$0
Jerry MoranRKS$23,250$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$15,550$0
Patty MurrayDWA$723,420$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$48,150$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$207,244$0
Rand PaulRKY$3,900$0
Rob PortmanROH$8,950$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$83,600$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$58,025$0
Harry ReidDNV$309,611$0
Jim RischRID$7,050$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$6,750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$119,700$0
Marco RubioRFL$22,080$0
Bernie SandersIVT$336,880$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$187,303$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$1,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,308,618$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$10,800$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$26,200$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$547,281$0
Jon TesterDMT$478,493$0
John ThuneRSD$4,000$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$16,733$0
Mark UdallDCO$447,529$0
Tom UdallDNM$322,164$0
David VitterRLA$1,650$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$280,976$0
Jim WebbDVA$6,250$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$92,057$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$24,200$0
Ron WydenDOR$80,550$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,742,721
Democratic/Liberal$4,609,344
US Postal Service unions & associations$1,780,850
Teachers unions$1,043,750
Federal employees unions$1,026,630
Minority/Ethnic Groups$787,768
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$612,778
State & local govt employee unions$511,320
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$398,868
Health & welfare policy$333,441
Human Rights$45,301

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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