S. 563 - Equal Access to COBRA Act of 2011

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for equal access to COBRA continuation coverage. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Equal Access to COBRA Act of 2011

S. 563 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide for equal access to COBRA continuation coverage. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for equal access to COBRA continuation coverage.
Other Titles
  • Equal Access to COBRA Act of 2011
Sponsor
Barbara Boxer
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Marriage and family status
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/10/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/10/2011
3/10/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2007 For $38,225 Against $0
  2. March - April 2007 For $160,151 Against $0
  3. May - June 2007 For $117,883 Against $0
  4. July - August 2007 For $38,710 Against $0
  5. September - October 2007 For $158,672 Against $0
  6. November - December 2007 For $175,200 Against $0
  7. January - February 2008 For $82,425 Against $0
  8. March - April 2008 For $157,507 Against $0
  9. May - June 2008 For $426,508 Against $0
  10. July - August 2008 For $203,640 Against $0
  11. September - October 2008 For $704,725 Against $0
  12. November - December 2008 For $70,248 Against $0
  13. January - February 2009 For $41,503 Against $0
  14. March - April 2009 For $97,024 Against $0
  15. May - June 2009 For $55,810 Against $0
  16. July - August 2009 For $19,052 Against $0
  17. September - October 2009 For $76,910 Against $0
  18. November - December 2009 For $86,071 Against $0
  19. January - February 2010 For $30,625 Against $0
  20. March - April 2010 For $100,796 Against $0
  21. May - June 2010 For $146,231 Against $0
  22. July - August 2010 For $102,486 Against $0
  23. September - October 2010 For $368,948 Against $0
  24. November - December 2010 For $37,700 Against $0
  25. January - February 2011 For $120,925 Against $0
  26. March - April 2011 For $169,892 Against $0
  27. May - June 2011 For $133,412 Against $0
  28. July - August 2011 For $78,182 Against $0
  29. September - October 2011 For $120,429 Against $0
  30. November - December 2011 For $111,413 Against $0
  31. January - February 2012 For $68,755 Against $0
  32. March - April 2012 For $145,889 Against $0
  33. May - June 2012 For $197,829 Against $0
  34. July - August 2012 For $154,887 Against $0
  35. September - October 2012 For $334,483 Against $0
  36. November - December 2012 For $88,976 Against $0

Votes

    3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Equal Access to COBRA Act of 2011

    3 organizations supported this bill

    Center for American Progress
    Movement Advancement Project, Family Equality Council, Center for American Progress & National Coalition for LGBT Health (2012, March 26). OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES: ENSURING HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR LGBT FAMILIES. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from Family Equality Council.
    Human Rights Campaign
    HRC (2011, March 11). Legislation Introduced in Senate and House to Extend Equal COBRA Benefits to LGBT Families . Retrieved July 8, 2011, from Human Rights Campaign.
    Movement Advancement Project
    Movement Advancement Project, Family Equality Council, Center for American Progress & National Coalition for LGBT Health (2012, March 26). OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES: ENSURING HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR LGBT FAMILIES. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from Family Equality Council.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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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$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$200$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$35,025$0
    Mark BegichDAK$140,272$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$153,129$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$18,600$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$369,906$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$6,050$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$414,882$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$13,565$0
    Ben CardinDMD$33,750$0
    Tom CarperDDE$17,050$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$59,120$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$4,600$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$20,550$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$67,185$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$86,611$0
    John EnsignRNV$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$22,172$0
    Al FrankenDMN$419,807$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$366,286$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$220,215$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$47,728$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$8,400$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$66,410$0
    John F. KerryDMA$38,499$0
    Mark KirkRIL$26,920$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$35,513$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$100,343$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$32,625$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$57,950$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$80,878$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$55,615$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$189,631$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$20,200$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$200,834$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,300$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$128,214$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$23,250$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$82,644$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$17,150$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,525$0
    Harry ReidDNV$141,211$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$21,400$0
    Marco RubioRFL$500$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$230,030$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$67,750$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$236,328$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$74,116$0
    Jon TesterDMT$144,642$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$278,458$0
    Tom UdallDNM$146,000$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$133,126$0
    Jim WebbDVA$250$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$35,857$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$13,850$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$200$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$35,025$0
    Mark BegichDAK$140,272$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$153,129$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$18,600$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$369,906$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$6,050$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$414,882$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$13,565$0
    Ben CardinDMD$33,750$0
    Tom CarperDDE$17,050$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$59,120$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$4,600$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$20,550$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$67,185$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$86,611$0
    John EnsignRNV$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$22,172$0
    Al FrankenDMN$419,807$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$366,286$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$220,215$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$47,728$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$8,400$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$66,410$0
    John F. KerryDMA$38,499$0
    Mark KirkRIL$26,920$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$35,513$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$100,343$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$32,625$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$57,950$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$80,878$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$55,615$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$189,631$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$20,200$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$200,834$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,300$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$128,214$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$23,250$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$82,644$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$17,150$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,525$0
    Harry ReidDNV$141,211$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$21,400$0
    Marco RubioRFL$500$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$230,030$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$67,750$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$236,328$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$74,116$0
    Jon TesterDMT$144,642$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$278,458$0
    Tom UdallDNM$146,000$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$133,126$0
    Jim WebbDVA$250$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$35,857$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$13,850$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Democratic/Liberal$4,609,344
    Gay & lesbian rights & issues$612,778

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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