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S. 2075 - American Worker Health Care Tax Relief Act of 2015

Taxation. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage and to express the sense of the Senate that the resulting revenue loss should be offset. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

American Worker Health Care Tax Relief Act of 2015

S. 2075 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage and to express the sense of the Senate that the resulting revenue loss should be offset. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage and to express the sense of the Senate that the resulting revenue loss should be offset.
Other Titles
  • American Worker Health Care Tax Relief Act of 2015
  • American Worker Health Care Tax Relief Act of 2015
Sponsor
Sherrod Brown
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Budget deficits and national debt
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Sales and excise taxes
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced9/24/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/24/2015
9/24/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
9/24/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

30 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
American Worker Health Care Tax Relief Act of 2015

30 organizations supported this bill

Alliance to Fight the 40
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
American Benefits Council
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Cigna
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Corporate Health Care Coalition
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Express Scripts
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Financial Engines
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Government Finance Officers Association
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
IBT (2016, July 15). Protect Worker’s Rights, Family Sustaining Wages & Benefits. Retrieved July 15, 2016, from IBT.
International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers
Junemann, Gregory J. (2015, October 16). IFPTE Letter to Senators and Representatives Regarding the So-Called 'Cadillac' Health Care Plans. Retrieved October 19, 2015, from IFPTE.
Laborers' International Union of North America
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Lockton Companies
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Mercer, Inc.
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
National Association of Counties
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
National Association of Health Underwriters
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
New York Life
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Pfizer
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Procter & Gamble
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Public Service Enterprise Group
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
Society for Human Resource Management
Aitken, Michael P. (2015, September 30). SHRM Supports S. 2075 Repeal of Excise Tax Sense of Senate. Retrieved July 27, 2016, from Society for Human Resource Management.
Towers Watson
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
UNITE HERE
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
United Steelworkers
USW (2015, September 24). USW Joins Senator Brown’s Call to Repeal the Excise Tax on High Cost Health Plans. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from USW.
Willis
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.
WorldatWork
undersigned organizations (2015, September 24). Alliance to Fight the 40. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Fight the 40.

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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$650,250$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,276,745$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$697,057$0
John BarrassoRWY$494,883$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,728,091$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$857,779$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,212,970$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$1,943,825$0
John BoozmanRAR$299,530$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$33,750$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,165,761$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,247,487$0
Maria CantwellDWA$401,938$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$800,784$0
Ben CardinDMD$845,490$0
Tom CarperDDE$828,173$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,231,854$0
Bill CassidyRLA$870,329$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$137,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$355,897$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$504,800$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$632,386$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,052,423$0
John CornynRTX$1,104,650$0
Tom CottonRAR$724,716$0
Mike CrapoRID$990,494$0
Ted CruzRTX$747,617$0
Steve DainesRMT$482,923$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$849,913$0
Dick DurbinDIL$754,717$0
Mike EnziRWY$458,644$0
Joni ErnstRIA$236,768$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$459,244$0
Deb FischerRNE$384,620$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$523,759$0
Al FrankenDMN$579,923$0
Cory GardnerRCO$936,420$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,591,281$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$751,362$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$662,491$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,566,319$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$543,449$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$640,766$0
Dean HellerRNV$792,863$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$354,962$0
John HoevenRND$254,927$0
Jim InhofeROK$206,200$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$927,870$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,012,566$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,608,652$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$219,263$0
Mark KirkRIL$915,833$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$554,122$0
James LankfordROK$428,444$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$204,815$0
Mike LeeRUT$311,423$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$619,250$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,129,367$0
John McCainRAZ$756,292$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$910,933$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,476,913$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,298,293$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$361,377$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$104,200$0
Jerry MoranRKS$455,955$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$656,096$0
Chris MurphyDCT$1,117,447$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,060,200$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$883,731$0
Rand PaulRKY$368,908$0
David PerdueRGA$660,549$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,476,156$0
Rob PortmanROH$2,286,850$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$460,600$0
Harry ReidDNV$429,157$0
Jim RischRID$153,408$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$668,825$0
Mike RoundsRSD$447,300$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,206,750$0
Bernie SandersIVT$123,025$0
Ben SasseRNE$485,088$0
Brian SchatzDHI$586,983$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,492,356$0
Tim ScottRSC$1,828,630$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$120,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$515,350$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$588,200$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$973,346$0
Dan SullivanRAK$518,947$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,256,334$0
John ThuneRSD$828,497$0
Thom TillisRNC$678,269$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,233,167$0
Tom UdallDNM$484,391$0
David VitterRLA$137,450$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,724,203$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,187,715$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$444,054$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$303,452$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,447,737$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$650,250$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,276,745$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$697,057$0
John BarrassoRWY$494,883$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,728,091$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$857,779$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,212,970$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$1,943,825$0
John BoozmanRAR$299,530$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$33,750$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,165,761$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,247,487$0
Maria CantwellDWA$401,938$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$800,784$0
Ben CardinDMD$845,490$0
Tom CarperDDE$828,173$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,231,854$0
Bill CassidyRLA$870,329$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$137,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$355,897$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$504,800$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$632,386$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,052,423$0
John CornynRTX$1,104,650$0
Tom CottonRAR$724,716$0
Mike CrapoRID$990,494$0
Ted CruzRTX$747,617$0
Steve DainesRMT$482,923$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$849,913$0
Dick DurbinDIL$754,717$0
Mike EnziRWY$458,644$0
Joni ErnstRIA$236,768$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$459,244$0
Deb FischerRNE$384,620$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$523,759$0
Al FrankenDMN$579,923$0
Cory GardnerRCO$936,420$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,591,281$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$751,362$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$662,491$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,566,319$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$543,449$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$640,766$0
Dean HellerRNV$792,863$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$354,962$0
John HoevenRND$254,927$0
Jim InhofeROK$206,200$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$927,870$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,012,566$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,608,652$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$219,263$0
Mark KirkRIL$915,833$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$554,122$0
James LankfordROK$428,444$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$204,815$0
Mike LeeRUT$311,423$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$619,250$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,129,367$0
John McCainRAZ$756,292$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$910,933$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,476,913$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,298,293$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$361,377$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$104,200$0
Jerry MoranRKS$455,955$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$656,096$0
Chris MurphyDCT$1,117,447$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,060,200$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$883,731$0
Rand PaulRKY$368,908$0
David PerdueRGA$660,549$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,476,156$0
Rob PortmanROH$2,286,850$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$460,600$0
Harry ReidDNV$429,157$0
Jim RischRID$153,408$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$668,825$0
Mike RoundsRSD$447,300$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,206,750$0
Bernie SandersIVT$123,025$0
Ben SasseRNE$485,088$0
Brian SchatzDHI$586,983$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,492,356$0
Tim ScottRSC$1,828,630$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$120,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$515,350$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$588,200$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$973,346$0
Dan SullivanRAK$518,947$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,256,334$0
John ThuneRSD$828,497$0
Thom TillisRNC$678,269$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,233,167$0
Tom UdallDNM$484,391$0
David VitterRLA$137,450$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,724,203$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,187,715$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$444,054$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$303,452$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,447,737$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$21,936,512
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$10,016,167
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$8,625,639
Life insurance$7,609,482
Business services$6,782,239
Gas & Electric Utilities$4,677,653
Civil servant/public employee$4,474,818
Accident & health insurance$4,285,129
Building trades unions$2,949,215
Financial services & consulting$2,500,271
Health care services$2,276,678
Telecommunications$1,085,653
Toiletries & cosmetics$960,456
Manufacturing unions$704,480
General business associations$683,423
Rural electric cooperatives$659,084
General commercial unions$295,445
Teamsters union$277,875
Labor Unions$197,000
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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