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S. 2800 - Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act

Taxation. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide an exclusion from income for student loan forgiveness for students who have died or become disabled. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act

S. 2800 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide an exclusion from income for student loan forgiveness for students who have died or become disabled. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide an exclusion from income for student loan forgiveness for students who have died or become disabled.
Other Titles
  • Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act
  • Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act
Sponsor
Christopher A. Coons
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Higher education
  • Income tax exclusion
  • Student aid and college costs
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Major Actions
Introduced4/14/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/14/2016
4/14/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
4/14/2016Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

21 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act

21 organizations supported this bill

Access Group
Access Group (2016, May 2). Access Group Supports Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act. Retrieved May 27, 2016, from Access Group.
American Foundation for the Blind
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
American Network of Community Options and Resources
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Arc of the United States
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Education Finance Council
Chromy, Debra J. (2016, April 14). EFC letter to Senators Christopher Coons (D-DE), Angus King (I-ME), and Rob Portman (R-OH) endorsing their legislation, S.2800. Retrieved May 27, 2016, from Education Finance Council.
Goodwill Industries International
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Justice in Aging
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA)
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Association of Disability Representatives
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Disability Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Disability Rights Network
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Down Syndrome Congress
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Student Veterans of America
Student Veterans of America (2016, April 19). SVA PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR THE STOP TAXING DEATH AND DISABILITY ACT. Retrieved May 27, 2016, from Student Veterans of America.
United Spinal Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 25). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act Sign on letter. Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.

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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$296,027$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$607,683$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$708,370$0
John BarrassoRWY$132,799$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,688,755$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$864,871$0
Roy BluntRMO$711,205$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,112,372$0
John BoozmanRAR$107,993$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$34,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,926,108$0
Richard BurrRNC$598,898$0
Maria CantwellDWA$573,323$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$476,351$0
Ben CardinDMD$481,368$0
Tom CarperDDE$234,842$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,753,383$0
Bill CassidyRLA$450,559$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$83,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$384,525$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$355,206$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$892,353$0
Bob CorkerRTN$502,623$0
John CornynRTX$692,312$0
Tom CottonRAR$461,674$0
Mike CrapoRID$178,804$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,008,595$0
Steve DainesRMT$155,320$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$792,329$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,123,057$0
Mike EnziRWY$79,427$0
Joni ErnstRIA$68,550$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$489,889$0
Deb FischerRNE$194,767$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$341,877$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,004,746$0
Cory GardnerRCO$338,130$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,104,620$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$847,106$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$397,476$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$518,227$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$712,607$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$550,510$0
Dean HellerRNV$244,365$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$628,798$0
John HoevenRND$70,846$0
Jim InhofeROK$137,850$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$451,135$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$405,582$0
Tim KaineDVA$2,355,369$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$292,770$0
Mark KirkRIL$395,415$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$663,068$0
James LankfordROK$193,151$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$534,639$0
Mike LeeRUT$334,531$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$321,550$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,400,473$0
John McCainRAZ$467,331$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,049,833$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,087,865$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,298,642$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$401,840$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$66,800$0
Jerry MoranRKS$183,789$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$278,251$0
Chris MurphyDCT$897,895$0
Patty MurrayDWA$765,441$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,680,889$0
Rand PaulRKY$220,424$0
David PerdueRGA$289,517$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,175,539$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,074,467$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$334,695$0
Harry ReidDNV$236,550$0
Jim RischRID$47,250$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$285,336$0
Mike RoundsRSD$162,414$0
Marco RubioRFL$622,657$0
Bernie SandersIVT$89,092$0
Ben SasseRNE$265,010$0
Brian SchatzDHI$895,976$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,774,985$0
Tim ScottRSC$583,960$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$74,853$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$657,881$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$242,600$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$721,059$0
Dan SullivanRAK$262,056$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,159,227$0
John ThuneRSD$287,633$0
Thom TillisRNC$464,014$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,135,212$0
Tom UdallDNM$616,393$0
David VitterRLA$169,392$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,306,006$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,182,803$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$566,816$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$178,498$0
Ron WydenDOR$835,531$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$296,027$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$607,683$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$708,370$0
John BarrassoRWY$132,799$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,688,755$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$864,871$0
Roy BluntRMO$711,205$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,112,372$0
John BoozmanRAR$107,993$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$34,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,926,108$0
Richard BurrRNC$598,898$0
Maria CantwellDWA$573,323$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$476,351$0
Ben CardinDMD$481,368$0
Tom CarperDDE$234,842$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,753,383$0
Bill CassidyRLA$450,559$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$83,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$384,525$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$355,206$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$892,353$0
Bob CorkerRTN$502,623$0
John CornynRTX$692,312$0
Tom CottonRAR$461,674$0
Mike CrapoRID$178,804$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,008,595$0
Steve DainesRMT$155,320$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$792,329$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,123,057$0
Mike EnziRWY$79,427$0
Joni ErnstRIA$68,550$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$489,889$0
Deb FischerRNE$194,767$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$341,877$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,004,746$0
Cory GardnerRCO$338,130$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,104,620$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$847,106$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$397,476$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$518,227$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$712,607$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$550,510$0
Dean HellerRNV$244,365$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$628,798$0
John HoevenRND$70,846$0
Jim InhofeROK$137,850$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$451,135$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$405,582$0
Tim KaineDVA$2,355,369$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$292,770$0
Mark KirkRIL$395,415$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$663,068$0
James LankfordROK$193,151$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$534,639$0
Mike LeeRUT$334,531$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$321,550$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,400,473$0
John McCainRAZ$467,331$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,049,833$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,087,865$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,298,642$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$401,840$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$66,800$0
Jerry MoranRKS$183,789$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$278,251$0
Chris MurphyDCT$897,895$0
Patty MurrayDWA$765,441$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,680,889$0
Rand PaulRKY$220,424$0
David PerdueRGA$289,517$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,175,539$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,074,467$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$334,695$0
Harry ReidDNV$236,550$0
Jim RischRID$47,250$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$285,336$0
Mike RoundsRSD$162,414$0
Marco RubioRFL$622,657$0
Bernie SandersIVT$89,092$0
Ben SasseRNE$265,010$0
Brian SchatzDHI$895,976$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,774,985$0
Tim ScottRSC$583,960$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$74,853$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$657,881$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$242,600$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$721,059$0
Dan SullivanRAK$262,056$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,159,227$0
John ThuneRSD$287,633$0
Thom TillisRNC$464,014$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,135,212$0
Tom UdallDNM$616,393$0
David VitterRLA$169,392$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,306,006$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,182,803$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$566,816$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$178,498$0
Ron WydenDOR$835,531$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$57,657,794
Health care services$2,276,678
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Mental Health Services$423,990
Law schools$405,270
Student loan companies$287,750
Military$280,073
Elderly issues/Social Security$224,126
Human Rights$45,000

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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