Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 113th Congress.

S. 1270 - SAFE Retirement Act of 2013

Labor and employment. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for reform of public and private pension plans, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

SAFE Retirement Act of 2013

S. 1270 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for reform of public and private pension plans, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for reform of public and private pension plans, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • SAFE Retirement Act of 2013
  • Secure Annuities for Employee Retirement Act of 2013
  • SAFE Retirement Act of 2013
Sponsor
Orrin G. Hatch
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Labor and employment
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Department of Labor
    • Department of the Treasury
    • Employee benefits and pensions
    • Financial services and investments
    • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
    • Government information and archives
    • Income tax credits
    • Income tax deferral
    • Income tax exclusion
    • Life, casualty, property insurance
    • Sales and excise taxes
    • Securities
    • State and local government operations
    Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced7/09/2013
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced7/09/2013
      7/09/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
      7/09/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
      7/09/2013Introduced in Senate
      7/11/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

      Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

      59 times as much
      $265,840
      $48,650
      $6,288,472
      $314,627
      $1,798,196
      $4,359,498
      $20,771,604
      $33,846,887
      $571,020
      $571,020

      opposed this bill

      State & local govt employee unions
      Other financial services (split)
      13 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      SAFE Retirement Act of 2013

      13 organizations supported this bill

      American Benefits Council
      Dudley, Lynn (2013, July 8). Letter to Senator Hatch on SAFE Retirement Act of 2013 (S. 1270). Retrieved July 16, 2013, from American Benefits Council.
      American Council of Life Insurers
      Lawless, Julia & Ferrier, Antonia (2013, July 9). Hatch Unveils Bill to Overhaul Pension Benefit System, Secure Retirement Savings. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Senate Finance Committee.
      American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries
      American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (2013, July 10). ASPPA Applauds SAFE Retirement Act Provisions. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Newsroom: Working for America's Retirement.
      Americans for Tax Reform
      Lawless, Julia & Ferrier, Antonia (2013, July 9). Hatch Unveils Bill to Overhaul Pension Benefit System, Secure Retirement Savings. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Senate Finance Committee.
      Committee of Annuity Insurers
      Hatch, Orrin (2013, July 11). Safe Retirement Act. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Congressional Record.
      Insured Retirement Institute
      Hatch, Orrin (2013, July 11). Safe Retirement Act. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Congressional Record.
      Investment Company Institute
      Hatch, Orrin (2013, July 11). Safe Retirement Act. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Congressional Record.
      MetLife
      Lawless, Julia & Ferrier, Antonia (2013, July 9). Hatch Unveils Bill to Overhaul Pension Benefit System, Secure Retirement Savings. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Senate Finance Committee.
      National Association for Fixed Annuities
      Lawless, Julia & Ferrier, Antonia (2013, July 9). Hatch Unveils Bill to Overhaul Pension Benefit System, Secure Retirement Savings. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Senate Finance Committee.
      National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
      Hatch, Orrin (2013, July 11). Safe Retirement Act. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Congressional Record.
      National Organization of Life & Health Insurance Guaranty Associations
      Lawless, Julia & Ferrier, Antonia (2013, July 9). Hatch Unveils Bill to Overhaul Pension Benefit System, Secure Retirement Savings. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Senate Finance Committee.
      Small Business Council of America
      Lawless, Julia & Ferrier, Antonia (2013, July 9). Hatch Unveils Bill to Overhaul Pension Benefit System, Secure Retirement Savings. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Senate Finance Committee.
      U.S. Chamber of Commerce
      Lawless, Julia & Ferrier, Antonia (2013, July 9). Hatch Unveils Bill to Overhaul Pension Benefit System, Secure Retirement Savings. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from Senate Finance Committee.

      2 organizations opposed this bill

      American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
      Homan, Timothy (2013, July 9). Senate Bill Would Let Life Insurers Run Public Pension Funds. Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from http://www.businessweek.com/printer/articles/547170?type=bloomberg.
      National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems
      McGuinness, Kevin (2013, July 10). Bill Would Overhaul Public Pension System. Congressional Record. Retrieved July 16, 2013, from http://www.plansponsor.com/NewsStory.aspx?id=6442494095.

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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, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$251,078$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$309,458$0
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$120,920$16,750
      John BarrassoRWY$151,683$0
      Max BaucusDMT$270,900$3,500
      Mark BegichDAK$177,375$10,250
      Michael F. BennetDCO$843,325$10,750
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$446,672$10,000
      Roy BluntRMO$690,235$0
      John BoozmanRAR$70,333$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$220,031$5,800
      Sherrod BrownDOH$346,320$18,920
      Richard BurrRNC$390,007$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$154,400$1,700
      Ben CardinDMD$339,133$11,000
      Tom CarperDDE$328,750$10,000
      Bob CaseyDPA$387,155$13,150
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$75,460$0
      Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$202,377$0
      Tom CoburnROK$71,000$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$104,025$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$240,000$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$249,415$20,250
      Bob CorkerRTN$780,600$0
      John CornynRTX$701,520$0
      William M. CowanDMA$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$416,235$0
      Ted CruzRTX$374,499$0
      Joe DonnellyDIN$190,795$21,500
      Dick DurbinDIL$245,250$10,250
      Mike EnziRWY$220,394$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$176,500$13,500
      Deb FischerRNE$86,420$0
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$260,459$0
      Al FrankenDMN$230,217$15,250
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,768,761$23,000
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$380,609$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$247,050$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$379,192$10,000
      Tom HarkinDIA$52,450$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$589,833$0
      Martin HeinrichDNM$74,024$20,250
      Heidi HeitkampDND$128,603$10,500
      Dean HellerRNV$360,854$0
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$60,550$21,000
      John HoevenRND$118,300$0
      Jim InhofeROK$38,300$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$296,354$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$39,000$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$286,376$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$204,350$1,000
      Tim KaineDVA$469,350$10,250
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$74,394$0
      Mark KirkRIL$1,096,663$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$170,383$9,450
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$261,603$11,500
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$48,300$6,000
      Mike LeeRUT$108,312$0
      Carl LevinDMI$1,500$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$211,650$15,000
      John McCainRAZ$344,825$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$351,330$10,000
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,373,335$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$645,058$10,000
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$165,166$7,500
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$89,264$11,000
      Jerry MoranRKS$155,350$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$58,200$0
      Chris MurphyDCT$545,271$20,500
      Patty MurrayDWA$223,015$11,750
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$303,900$10,500
      Rand PaulRKY$193,942$0
      Rob PortmanROH$1,135,537$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$194,500$10,750
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$267,050$10,000
      Harry ReidDNV$675,936$11,500
      Jim RischRID$76,550$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$303,375$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$22,750$2,500
      Marco RubioRFL$602,294$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$25,150$11,000
      Brian SchatzDHI$161,319$10,800
      Chuck SchumerDNY$2,117,907$13,000
      Tim ScottRSC$422,334$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$32,700$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$149,183$10,250
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$480,700$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$371,207$6,500
      Jon TesterDMT$531,436$10,500
      John ThuneRSD$403,558$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,084,215$0
      Mark UdallDCO$301,815$10,600
      Tom UdallDNM$196,351$10,000
      David VitterRLA$154,500$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$943,703$10,250
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$411,560$11,500
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$211,966$10,600
      Roger F. WickerRMS$118,183$0
      Ron WydenDOR$412,750$9,500

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$251,078$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$309,458$0
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$120,920$16,750
      John BarrassoRWY$151,683$0
      Max BaucusDMT$270,900$3,500
      Mark BegichDAK$177,375$10,250
      Michael F. BennetDCO$843,325$10,750
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$446,672$10,000
      Roy BluntRMO$690,235$0
      John BoozmanRAR$70,333$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$220,031$5,800
      Sherrod BrownDOH$346,320$18,920
      Richard BurrRNC$390,007$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$154,400$1,700
      Ben CardinDMD$339,133$11,000
      Tom CarperDDE$328,750$10,000
      Bob CaseyDPA$387,155$13,150
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$75,460$0
      Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$202,377$0
      Tom CoburnROK$71,000$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$104,025$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$240,000$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$249,415$20,250
      Bob CorkerRTN$780,600$0
      John CornynRTX$701,520$0
      William M. CowanDMA$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$416,235$0
      Ted CruzRTX$374,499$0
      Joe DonnellyDIN$190,795$21,500
      Dick DurbinDIL$245,250$10,250
      Mike EnziRWY$220,394$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$176,500$13,500
      Deb FischerRNE$86,420$0
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$260,459$0
      Al FrankenDMN$230,217$15,250
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,768,761$23,000
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$380,609$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$247,050$0
      Kay R. HaganDNC$379,192$10,000
      Tom HarkinDIA$52,450$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$589,833$0
      Martin HeinrichDNM$74,024$20,250
      Heidi HeitkampDND$128,603$10,500
      Dean HellerRNV$360,854$0
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$60,550$21,000
      John HoevenRND$118,300$0
      Jim InhofeROK$38,300$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$296,354$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$39,000$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$286,376$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$204,350$1,000
      Tim KaineDVA$469,350$10,250
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$74,394$0
      Mark KirkRIL$1,096,663$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$170,383$9,450
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$261,603$11,500
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$48,300$6,000
      Mike LeeRUT$108,312$0
      Carl LevinDMI$1,500$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$211,650$15,000
      John McCainRAZ$344,825$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$351,330$10,000
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,373,335$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$645,058$10,000
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$165,166$7,500
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$89,264$11,000
      Jerry MoranRKS$155,350$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$58,200$0
      Chris MurphyDCT$545,271$20,500
      Patty MurrayDWA$223,015$11,750
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$303,900$10,500
      Rand PaulRKY$193,942$0
      Rob PortmanROH$1,135,537$0
      Mark L. PryorDAR$194,500$10,750
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$267,050$10,000
      Harry ReidDNV$675,936$11,500
      Jim RischRID$76,550$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$303,375$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$22,750$2,500
      Marco RubioRFL$602,294$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$25,150$11,000
      Brian SchatzDHI$161,319$10,800
      Chuck SchumerDNY$2,117,907$13,000
      Tim ScottRSC$422,334$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$32,700$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$149,183$10,250
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$480,700$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$371,207$6,500
      Jon TesterDMT$531,436$10,500
      John ThuneRSD$403,558$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,084,215$0
      Mark UdallDCO$301,815$10,600
      Tom UdallDNM$196,351$10,000
      David VitterRLA$154,500$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$943,703$10,250
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$411,560$11,500
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$211,966$10,600
      Roger F. WickerRMS$118,183$0
      Ron WydenDOR$412,750$9,500

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Security brokers & investment companies$20,771,604
      Life insurance$6,288,472
      Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$4,359,498
      Financial services & consulting$1,798,196
      Other financial services$1,128,989
      Small business associations$314,627
      Chambers of commerce$265,840
      Fiscal & tax policy$48,650

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Other financial services$1,128,989
      State & local govt employee unions$571,020
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