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S. 3591 - Commercial Building Modernization Act

Taxation. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve and extend the deduction for new and existing energy-efficient commercial buildings, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Commercial Building Modernization Act

S. 3591 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve and extend the deduction for new and existing energy-efficient commercial buildings, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve and extend the deduction for new and existing energy-efficient commercial buildings, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Commercial Building Modernization Act
Sponsor
Olympia J. Snowe
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Building construction
  • Business investment and capital
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Income tax deductions
  • Lighting and heating
  • Low- and moderate-income housing
  • Real estate business
  • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
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    Major Actions
    Introduced9/20/2012
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced9/20/2012
    9/20/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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    42 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Commercial Building Modernization Act

    42 organizations supported this bill

    Air Conditioning Contractors of America
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    American Gas Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    American Hotel & Lodging Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    American Public Gas Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Appraisal Institute
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Brandywine Realty Trust
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Building Owners and Managers Association International
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    CCIM Institute
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    CRE Finance Council
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Cushman & Wakefield
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Duke Realty
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Empire State Building Company/Malkin Holdings
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    First Potomac Realty Trust
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Independent Electrical Contractors
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Ingersoll Rand
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Institute of Real Estate Management
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    International Council of Shopping Centers
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Johnson Controls
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Jones Lang LaSalle
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Mechanical Contractors Association of America
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    MEI Hotels
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    National Apartment Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    National Association of Home Builders
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    National Association of Realtors
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    National Electrical Contractors Association
    National Electrical Contractors Association (2012, December 10). NECA Supports Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Legislation (S. 3591). Retrieved March 19, 2014, from NECA.
    National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    National Multifamily Housing Council
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Owens Corning
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Real Estate Roundtable
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Realtors Land Institute
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    society of industrial and office realtors
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Tishman Speyer
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Transwestern
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Vornado Realty Trust
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.
    Window and Door Manufacturers Association
    undersigned (2012, December 3). Real Estate and Industry Support for S. 3591, The Commercial Building Modernization Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from RER.

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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$19,510$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$507,783$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$400,731$0
    John BarrassoRWY$302,875$0
    Max BaucusDMT$730,630$0
    Mark BegichDAK$250,966$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$699,560$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$36,250$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$534,680$0
    Roy BluntRMO$1,055,165$0
    John BoozmanRAR$231,579$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$674,731$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$1,942,343$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$749,868$0
    Richard BurrRNC$625,219$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$277,335$0
    Ben CardinDMD$607,750$0
    Tom CarperDDE$260,970$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$535,758$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$948,894$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$265,499$0
    Tom CoburnROK$129,260$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$130,313$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$544,570$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$46,250$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$190,575$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$1,141,270$0
    John CornynRTX$1,170,725$0
    Mike CrapoRID$280,089$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$479,150$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$598,171$0
    Mike EnziRWY$130,550$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$441,921$0
    Al FrankenDMN$465,107$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,840,807$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$494,848$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$317,299$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$375,609$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$293,350$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$738,999$0
    Dean HellerRNV$847,010$0
    John HoevenRND$302,060$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$140,900$0
    Jim InhofeROK$291,552$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$300,416$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,041,859$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$299,840$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$449,144$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$288,995$0
    John F. KerryDMA$355,884$0
    Mark KirkRIL$1,316,904$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$339,516$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$28,100$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$655,221$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$785,340$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$90,850$0
    Mike LeeRUT$136,783$0
    Carl LevinDMI$419,509$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$40,400$0
    Dick LugarRIN$331,203$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$472,151$0
    John McCainRAZ$464,345$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$491,898$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,314,073$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,568,884$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$302,493$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$253,950$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$296,054$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$319,500$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$379,778$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$266,350$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$793,650$0
    Rand PaulRKY$215,152$0
    Rob PortmanROH$1,136,847$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$314,150$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$351,475$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,324,071$0
    Jim RischRID$201,716$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$369,363$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$298,800$0
    Marco RubioRFL$1,032,113$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$49,750$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,631,490$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$341,684$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$404,431$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$512,150$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$238,943$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$379,065$0
    Jon TesterDMT$423,264$0
    John ThuneRSD$636,920$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,021,036$0
    Mark UdallDCO$624,526$0
    Tom UdallDNM$379,892$0
    David VitterRLA$655,850$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,174,904$0
    Jim WebbDVA$53,550$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$215,687$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$693,825$0
    Ron WydenDOR$454,125$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$19,510$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$507,783$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$400,731$0
    John BarrassoRWY$302,875$0
    Max BaucusDMT$730,630$0
    Mark BegichDAK$250,966$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$699,560$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$36,250$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$534,680$0
    Roy BluntRMO$1,055,165$0
    John BoozmanRAR$231,579$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$674,731$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$1,942,343$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$749,868$0
    Richard BurrRNC$625,219$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$277,335$0
    Ben CardinDMD$607,750$0
    Tom CarperDDE$260,970$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$535,758$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$948,894$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$265,499$0
    Tom CoburnROK$129,260$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$130,313$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$544,570$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$46,250$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$190,575$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$1,141,270$0
    John CornynRTX$1,170,725$0
    Mike CrapoRID$280,089$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$479,150$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$598,171$0
    Mike EnziRWY$130,550$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$441,921$0
    Al FrankenDMN$465,107$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,840,807$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$494,848$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$317,299$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$375,609$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$293,350$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$738,999$0
    Dean HellerRNV$847,010$0
    John HoevenRND$302,060$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$140,900$0
    Jim InhofeROK$291,552$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$300,416$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,041,859$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$299,840$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$449,144$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$288,995$0
    John F. KerryDMA$355,884$0
    Mark KirkRIL$1,316,904$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$339,516$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$28,100$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$655,221$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$785,340$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$90,850$0
    Mike LeeRUT$136,783$0
    Carl LevinDMI$419,509$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$40,400$0
    Dick LugarRIN$331,203$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$472,151$0
    John McCainRAZ$464,345$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$491,898$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,314,073$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,568,884$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$302,493$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$253,950$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$296,054$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$319,500$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$379,778$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$266,350$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$793,650$0
    Rand PaulRKY$215,152$0
    Rob PortmanROH$1,136,847$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$314,150$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$351,475$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,324,071$0
    Jim RischRID$201,716$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$369,363$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$298,800$0
    Marco RubioRFL$1,032,113$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$49,750$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,631,490$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$341,684$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$404,431$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$512,150$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$238,943$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$379,065$0
    Jon TesterDMT$423,264$0
    John ThuneRSD$636,920$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,021,036$0
    Mark UdallDCO$624,526$0
    Tom UdallDNM$379,892$0
    David VitterRLA$655,850$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,174,904$0
    Jim WebbDVA$53,550$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$215,687$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$693,825$0
    Ron WydenDOR$454,125$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Real Estate developers & subdividers$11,833,453
    Real estate$11,301,137
    Real estate agents$6,360,881
    Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,079,320
    Property & casualty insurance$2,681,926
    Building operators and managers$2,535,570
    Hotels & motels$2,503,803
    Residential construction$2,145,432
    Natural Gas transmission & distribution$1,767,387
    Mortgage bankers and brokers$1,722,012
    Special trade contractors$1,279,651
    Electrical contractors$969,071
    Retail trade$884,321
    Construction equipment$787,840
    Plastics & Rubber processing & products$725,206
    Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$599,775
    Other real estate services$327,348
    Other construction-related products$319,001
    Building materials$163,216

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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