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S. 795 - Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act

Taxation. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the publicly traded partnership ownership structure to energy power generation projects and transportation fuels, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act

S. 795 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the publicly traded partnership ownership structure to energy power generation projects and transportation fuels, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the publicly traded partnership ownership structure to energy power generation projects and transportation fuels, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act
  • Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act
Sponsor
Christopher A. Coons
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Energy storage, supplies, demand
  • Lighting and heating
  • Motor fuels
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
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Major Actions
Introduced4/24/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/24/2013
4/24/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
4/24/2013Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

46 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act

46 organizations supported this bill

Advanced Biofuels Association
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Advanced Ethanol Council
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Alliance for American Manufacturing
endorsing organizations (n.d.). Manufacturing Jobs for America. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Alliance for Industrial Efficiency
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
American Biogas Council
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
American Council on Renewable Energy
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
American Small Manufacturers Coalition
endorsing organizations (n.d.). Manufacturing Jobs for America. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Biomass Power Association
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Biotechnology Industry Organization (2013, April 25). BIO Applauds MLP Parity Act; Thanks House and Senate Sponsors. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from Biotechnology Industry Organization.
Bloom Energy
endorsing organizations (n.d.). Manufacturing Jobs for America. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
California Clean Energy Fund
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Center for American Progress Action Fund
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Ceres, Inc.
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Clean Air Task Force
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Coalition for Green Capital
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Dupont
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Energy Recovery Council
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Environmental Law & Policy Center
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
FAIR Coalition
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Governors' Wind Energy Coalition
Kitzhaber, John & Daugaard, Dennis (2013, June 6). Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act, S. 795. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from Scribd.
Growth Energy
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Heat is Power Association
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Industrial Division of the Communication Workers of America
endorsing organizations (n.d.). Manufacturing Jobs for America. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
endorsing organizations (n.d.). Manufacturing Jobs for America. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
International District Energy Association
International District Energy Association (2013, April 24). Senators introduce S.795 Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from International District Energy Association.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
endorsing organizations (n.d.). Manufacturing Jobs for America. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
League of Conservation Voters
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
National Electrical Contractors Association
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
National Skills Coalition
endorsing organizations (n.d.). Manufacturing Jobs for America. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Natural Resources Defense Council
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
NRG Energy
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Offshore Wind Development Coalition
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Rural Renewable Energy Alliance
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International
Girard, Jamie (2013, May 7). SEMI Hosts 2013 Washington Forum; Industry Executives Bring Policy Priorities to Lawmakers. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from SEMI.
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Sierra Club
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Solar Energy Industries Association
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Third Way
undersigned organizations (n.d.). The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Union of Concerned Scientists
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
United Steelworkers
endorsing organizations (n.d.). Manufacturing Jobs for America. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
Wilderness Society
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.
World Wildlife Fund
undersigned organizations (2013, April 24). Letter from 236 Businesses and Organizations Supporting MLP Parity. Retrieved February 6, 2014, from U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware.

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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$124,853$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$108,194$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$869,241$0
John BarrassoRWY$72,250$0
Max BaucusDMT$93,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$461,734$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$441,128$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$180,881$0
Roy BluntRMO$325,438$0
John BoozmanRAR$55,350$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$694,994$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$690,879$0
Richard BurrRNC$159,087$0
Maria CantwellDWA$254,467$0
Ben CardinDMD$162,071$0
Tom CarperDDE$111,010$0
Bob CaseyDPA$310,104$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$35,450$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$76,300$0
Tom CoburnROK$38,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$70,150$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$163,597$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$328,446$0
Bob CorkerRTN$117,132$0
John CornynRTX$214,943$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$45,720$0
Ted CruzRTX$159,850$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$304,644$0
Dick DurbinDIL$314,354$0
Mike EnziRWY$92,100$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$167,211$0
Deb FischerRNE$84,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$76,364$0
Al FrankenDMN$558,460$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$558,321$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$197,104$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$181,426$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$647,948$0
Tom HarkinDIA$67,053$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$260,449$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$633,613$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$156,065$0
Dean HellerRNV$188,965$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$292,497$0
John HoevenRND$130,600$0
Jim InhofeROK$51,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$118,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$7,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$192,300$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$28,050$0
Tim KaineDVA$668,264$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$138,735$0
Mark KirkRIL$301,130$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$195,261$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$470,715$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$131,995$0
Mike LeeRUT$38,726$0
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$306,281$0
John McCainRAZ$78,276$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$330,867$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$295,898$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$245,697$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$428,227$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$117,311$0
Jerry MoranRKS$64,162$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$143,668$0
Chris MurphyDCT$691,214$0
Patty MurrayDWA$382,349$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$299,885$0
Rand PaulRKY$123,153$0
Rob PortmanROH$457,891$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$288,524$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$74,175$0
Harry ReidDNV$680,535$0
Jim RischRID$75,150$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$184,275$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$14,900$0
Marco RubioRFL$192,263$0
Bernie SandersIVT$383,067$0
Brian SchatzDHI$279,135$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$327,494$0
Tim ScottRSC$113,100$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$21,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$517,579$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$64,725$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$284,178$0
Jon TesterDMT$543,968$0
John ThuneRSD$220,848$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$267,623$0
Mark UdallDCO$1,115,895$0
Tom UdallDNM$334,633$0
David VitterRLA$142,950$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$231,399$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,689,864$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$209,349$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$47,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$305,350$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$124,853$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$108,194$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$869,241$0
John BarrassoRWY$72,250$0
Max BaucusDMT$93,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$461,734$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$441,128$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$180,881$0
Roy BluntRMO$325,438$0
John BoozmanRAR$55,350$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$694,994$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$690,879$0
Richard BurrRNC$159,087$0
Maria CantwellDWA$254,467$0
Ben CardinDMD$162,071$0
Tom CarperDDE$111,010$0
Bob CaseyDPA$310,104$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$35,450$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$76,300$0
Tom CoburnROK$38,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$70,150$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$163,597$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$328,446$0
Bob CorkerRTN$117,132$0
John CornynRTX$214,943$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$45,720$0
Ted CruzRTX$159,850$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$304,644$0
Dick DurbinDIL$314,354$0
Mike EnziRWY$92,100$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$167,211$0
Deb FischerRNE$84,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$76,364$0
Al FrankenDMN$558,460$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$558,321$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$197,104$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$181,426$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$647,948$0
Tom HarkinDIA$67,053$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$260,449$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$633,613$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$156,065$0
Dean HellerRNV$188,965$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$292,497$0
John HoevenRND$130,600$0
Jim InhofeROK$51,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$118,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$7,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$192,300$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$28,050$0
Tim KaineDVA$668,264$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$138,735$0
Mark KirkRIL$301,130$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$195,261$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$470,715$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$131,995$0
Mike LeeRUT$38,726$0
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$306,281$0
John McCainRAZ$78,276$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$330,867$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$295,898$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$245,697$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$428,227$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$117,311$0
Jerry MoranRKS$64,162$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$143,668$0
Chris MurphyDCT$691,214$0
Patty MurrayDWA$382,349$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$299,885$0
Rand PaulRKY$123,153$0
Rob PortmanROH$457,891$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$288,524$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$74,175$0
Harry ReidDNV$680,535$0
Jim RischRID$75,150$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$184,275$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$14,900$0
Marco RubioRFL$192,263$0
Bernie SandersIVT$383,067$0
Brian SchatzDHI$279,135$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$327,494$0
Tim ScottRSC$113,100$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$21,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$517,579$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$64,725$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$284,178$0
Jon TesterDMT$543,968$0
John ThuneRSD$220,848$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$267,623$0
Mark UdallDCO$1,115,895$0
Tom UdallDNM$334,633$0
David VitterRLA$142,950$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$231,399$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,689,864$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$209,349$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$47,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$305,350$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$6,929,704
Environmental policy$5,262,910
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,370,048
Alternate energy production & services$1,912,763
Biotech products & research$1,632,038
Electrical contractors$965,574
Computer manufacture & services$965,249
Manufacturing unions$930,220
Transportation unions$775,700
Independent power generation & cogeneration$727,470
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$531,200
General business associations$484,650
Communications & hi-tech unions$421,350
Manufacturing$399,870
Automotive Manufacturing union$369,532
Small business associations$314,627
Public official (elected or appointed)$113,922
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$80,700
Consumer groups$8,650

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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