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S. 1677 - Responsible Estate Tax Act

Taxation. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reinstate estate and generation-skipping taxes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Responsible Estate Tax Act

S. 1677 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reinstate estate and generation-skipping taxes, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reinstate estate and generation-skipping taxes, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Responsible Estate Tax Act
  • Responsible Estate Tax Act
Sponsor
Bernard Sanders
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Farmland
  • Inflation and prices
  • Land use and conservation
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Transfer and inheritance taxes
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/25/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/25/2015
6/25/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
6/25/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

39 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Responsible Estate Tax Act

39 organizations supported this bill

AFL-CIO
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Agenda Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Alliance for a Just Society
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
American Association of University Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
American Federation of Government Employees
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
American Federation of Teachers
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Americans for Democratic Action
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Americans for Tax Fairness
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Campaign for America's Future
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Center for Effective Government
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Citizens for Tax Justice
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Coalition on Human Needs
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Communications Workers of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Daily Kos
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Democracy For America
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Demos
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Every Child Matters
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Main Street Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
MoveOn.org
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
National Association for Hispanic Elderly
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
National Education Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
National Low Income Housing Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
National Nurses United
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
National People's Action
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
National Women's Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
New Rules for Global Finance
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
People Demanding Action
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Public Citizen
Public Citizen (2015, June 25). Nation’s Wealthiest Families Behind the Effort to Kill the Estate Tax. Retrieved June 26, 2015, from Public Citizen.
RESULTS
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
RootsAction
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
United for a Fair Economy
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
United Steelworkers
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
USAction
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Voices for Progress
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.
Working America
Undersigned organizations (2015, June 25). 42 National Organizations Support Sen. Sanders’ “Responsible Estate Tax Act”. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from United States Senate Committee on the Budget.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$27,078$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$85,321$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,697,833$0
John BarrassoRWY$25,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$777,013$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$103,035$0
Roy BluntRMO$124,930$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$269,684$0
John BoozmanRAR$17,335$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$9,397$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,161,129$0
Richard BurrRNC$25,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$116,403$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$80,799$0
Ben CardinDMD$166,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$51,200$0
Bob CaseyDPA$242,213$0
Bill CassidyRLA$15,049$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$4,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$33,050$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$50,550$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$121,972$0
Bob CorkerRTN$23,600$0
John CornynRTX$12,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$38,287$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$19,349$0
Steve DainesRMT$9,900$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$188,244$0
Dick DurbinDIL$164,188$0
Mike EnziRWY$12,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$17,099$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$274,993$0
Deb FischerRNE$25,500$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$9,000$0
Al FrankenDMN$362,234$0
Cory GardnerRCO$42,255$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$801,020$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$22,700$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$17,050$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$270,495$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$340,371$0
Dean HellerRNV$13,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$627,145$0
John HoevenRND$8,333$0
Jim InhofeROK$16,250$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$19,600$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$27,725$0
Tim KaineDVA$933,109$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$50,715$0
Mark KirkRIL$27,620$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$354,500$0
James LankfordROK$55,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$161,015$0
Mike LeeRUT$1,753$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$104,125$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$395,998$0
John McCainRAZ$52,588$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,501,823$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$35,900$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$157,950$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$208,753$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$13,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$30,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,618$0
Chris MurphyDCT$430,795$0
Patty MurrayDWA$730,211$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$191,318$0
Rand PaulRKY$9,395$0
David PerdueRGA$13,400$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$702,943$0
Rob PortmanROH$31,160$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$64,025$0
Harry ReidDNV$16,517$0
Jim RischRID$15,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$13,439$0
Mike RoundsRSD$5,250$0
Marco RubioRFL$35,272$0
Bernie SandersIVT$420,135$0
Ben SasseRNE$9,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$248,201$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$217,071$0
Tim ScottRSC$22,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,071,029$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$511,097$0
Dan SullivanRAK$12,594$0
Jon TesterDMT$471,773$0
John ThuneRSD$32,971$0
Thom TillisRNC$12,200$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$67,355$0
Tom UdallDNM$193,167$0
David VitterRLA$3,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$136,664$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,678,460$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$107,707$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$3,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$165,300$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$27,078$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$85,321$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,697,833$0
John BarrassoRWY$25,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$777,013$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$103,035$0
Roy BluntRMO$124,930$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$269,684$0
John BoozmanRAR$17,335$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$9,397$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,161,129$0
Richard BurrRNC$25,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$116,403$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$80,799$0
Ben CardinDMD$166,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$51,200$0
Bob CaseyDPA$242,213$0
Bill CassidyRLA$15,049$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$4,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$33,050$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$50,550$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$121,972$0
Bob CorkerRTN$23,600$0
John CornynRTX$12,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$38,287$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$19,349$0
Steve DainesRMT$9,900$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$188,244$0
Dick DurbinDIL$164,188$0
Mike EnziRWY$12,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$17,099$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$274,993$0
Deb FischerRNE$25,500$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$9,000$0
Al FrankenDMN$362,234$0
Cory GardnerRCO$42,255$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$801,020$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$22,700$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$17,050$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$270,495$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$340,371$0
Dean HellerRNV$13,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$627,145$0
John HoevenRND$8,333$0
Jim InhofeROK$16,250$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$19,600$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$27,725$0
Tim KaineDVA$933,109$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$50,715$0
Mark KirkRIL$27,620$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$354,500$0
James LankfordROK$55,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$161,015$0
Mike LeeRUT$1,753$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$104,125$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$395,998$0
John McCainRAZ$52,588$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,501,823$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$35,900$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$157,950$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$208,753$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$13,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$30,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,618$0
Chris MurphyDCT$430,795$0
Patty MurrayDWA$730,211$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$191,318$0
Rand PaulRKY$9,395$0
David PerdueRGA$13,400$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$702,943$0
Rob PortmanROH$31,160$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$64,025$0
Harry ReidDNV$16,517$0
Jim RischRID$15,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$13,439$0
Mike RoundsRSD$5,250$0
Marco RubioRFL$35,272$0
Bernie SandersIVT$420,135$0
Ben SasseRNE$9,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$248,201$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$217,071$0
Tim ScottRSC$22,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,071,029$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$511,097$0
Dan SullivanRAK$12,594$0
Jon TesterDMT$471,773$0
John ThuneRSD$32,971$0
Thom TillisRNC$12,200$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$67,355$0
Tom UdallDNM$193,167$0
David VitterRLA$3,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$136,664$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,678,460$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$107,707$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$3,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$165,300$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Federal employees unions$1,123,000
Teachers unions$910,780
Manufacturing unions$704,480
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
State & local govt employee unions$455,196
Small business associations$392,318
Communications & hi-tech unions$341,900
Automotive Manufacturing union$294,232
Labor Unions$197,000
Human Rights$45,000
Health worker unions$35,859
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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