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S. 3143 - WAGE Act

Finance and financial sector. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act to strengthen debt collection exemptions to protect debtors and their families from poverty or bankruptcy, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

WAGE Act

S. 3143 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act to strengthen debt collection exemptions to protect debtors and their families from poverty or bankruptcy, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act to strengthen debt collection exemptions to protect debtors and their families from poverty or bankruptcy, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • WAGE Act
  • Wage and Garnishment Equity Act of 2016
  • WAGE Act
Sponsor
Jeff Merkley
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Finance and financial sector
    • Bank accounts, deposits, capital
    • Civil actions and liability
    • Consumer credit
    • Debt collection
    • Employment discrimination and employee rights
    • Small business
    • State and local government operations
    • Wages and earnings
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced7/07/2016
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced7/07/2016
    7/07/2016Introduced in Senate
    7/07/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $750
    $392,318
    $393,068
    $0
    2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    WAGE Act

    2 organizations supported this bill

    Americans for Financial Reform
    Americans for Financial Reform (2016, July 7). Letter to Congress: AFR Applauds the WAGE Act. Retrieved July 8, 2016, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    Main Street Alliance
    Ballantyne, Amanda (2016, July 1). Main Street Alliance Letter of Support WAGE Act. Retrieved July 21, 2016, from House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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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$6,728$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$9,999$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$10,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$10,000$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$4,750$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$10,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$11,249$0
    Ben CardinDMD$4,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$3,500$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$3,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$9,700$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$6,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$5,000$0
    John CornynRTX$6,000$0
    Tom CottonRAR$6,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$3,000$0
    Ted CruzRTX$2,500$0
    Steve DainesRMT$8,500$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$10,500$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$4,999$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$250$0
    Deb FischerRNE$2,500$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,000$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$20,052$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,000$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$5,500$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$10,000$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
    John HoevenRND$2,500$0
    Jim InhofeROK$3,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$14,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$11,000$0
    Tim KaineDVA$1,250$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$10,000$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    James LankfordROK$8,000$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$1,500$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$2,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$1,250$0
    John McCainRAZ$7,000$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$10,000$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$4,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$3,093$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
    Rand PaulRKY$4,000$0
    David PerdueRGA$7,000$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$10,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$15,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$8,000$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$2,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$10,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$2,500$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$500$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Tim ScottRSC$9,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,000$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,249$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$9,000$0
    Thom TillisRNC$4,999$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$10,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$1,000$0
    David VitterRLA$3,500$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$2,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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    Legislator Filters
    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$6,728$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$9,999$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$10,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$10,000$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$4,750$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$10,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$11,249$0
    Ben CardinDMD$4,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$3,500$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$3,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$9,700$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$6,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$5,000$0
    John CornynRTX$6,000$0
    Tom CottonRAR$6,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$3,000$0
    Ted CruzRTX$2,500$0
    Steve DainesRMT$8,500$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$10,500$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$4,999$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$250$0
    Deb FischerRNE$2,500$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,000$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$20,052$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,000$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$5,500$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$10,000$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
    John HoevenRND$2,500$0
    Jim InhofeROK$3,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$14,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$11,000$0
    Tim KaineDVA$1,250$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$10,000$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    James LankfordROK$8,000$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$1,500$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$2,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$1,250$0
    John McCainRAZ$7,000$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$10,000$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$4,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$3,093$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
    Rand PaulRKY$4,000$0
    David PerdueRGA$7,000$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$10,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$15,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$8,000$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$2,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$10,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$2,500$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$500$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Tim ScottRSC$9,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,000$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,249$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$9,000$0
    Thom TillisRNC$4,999$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$10,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$1,000$0
    David VitterRLA$3,500$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$2,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Small business associations$392,318
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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