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S. 440 - Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement 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 provide for an exclusion for assistance provided to participants in certain veterinary student loan repayment or forgiveness. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act

S. 440 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an exclusion for assistance provided to participants in certain veterinary student loan repayment or forgiveness. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an exclusion for assistance provided to participants in certain veterinary student loan repayment or forgiveness.
Other Titles
  • Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act
  • Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act
Sponsor
Mike Crapo
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Income tax exclusion
  • Medical education
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Veterinary medicine and animal diseases
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/10/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/10/2015
2/10/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
2/10/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

52 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act

52 organizations supported this bill

American Animal Hospital Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Association of Avian Pathologists
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Association of Bovine Practitioners
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Association of Corporate and Public Practice Veterinarians
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Association of Equine Practitioners
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Association of Feline Practitioners
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Association of Swine Veterinarians
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Dairy Goat Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Dairy Science Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Farm Bureau Federation
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Feed Industry Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Goat Federation
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Horse Council
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Sheep Industry Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Society of Animal Science
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Veal Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Veterinary Medical Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Animal Agriculture Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Animal Health Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Association of Avian Veterinarians
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Association of Veterinary Biologics Companies
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
California Farm Bureau Federation
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
California Veterinary Medical Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Center for Rural Affairs
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Lesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Livestock Marketing Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Association of Federal Veterinarians
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Chicken Council
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Farmers Union
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Grange
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
national livestock producers association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Milk Producers Federation
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Pork Producers Council
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Renderers Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
National Turkey Federation
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
North American Meat Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Pet Food Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Rocky Mountain Farmers Union
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Student American Veterinary Medical Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
U.S. Animal Health Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
U.S. Cattlemen's Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Zoetis
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 9). Statement of Support for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from American Veterinary Medical Association.

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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$38,650$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$63,620$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$39,822$0
John BarrassoRWY$44,650$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$226,170$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$15,235$0
Roy BluntRMO$343,855$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$47,050$0
John BoozmanRAR$128,995$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$89,900$0
Richard BurrRNC$106,250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$16,297$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$63,400$0
Ben CardinDMD$21,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$31,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$87,150$0
Bill CassidyRLA$110,524$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$8,600$0
William Thad CochranRMS$299,300$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$25,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$16,333$0
Bob CorkerRTN$35,750$0
John CornynRTX$245,864$0
Tom CottonRAR$127,501$0
Mike CrapoRID$61,250$0
Ted CruzRTX$261,935$0
Steve DainesRMT$283,446$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$91,641$0
Dick DurbinDIL$51,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$50,550$0
Joni ErnstRIA$98,630$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$106,856$0
Deb FischerRNE$213,625$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$81,677$0
Al FrankenDMN$46,260$0
Cory GardnerRCO$313,408$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$88,522$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,650$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$164,819$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$94,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$45,283$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$66,597$0
Dean HellerRNV$68,655$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$3,500$0
John HoevenRND$54,825$0
Jim InhofeROK$88,650$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$128,024$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$187,284$0
Tim KaineDVA$56,133$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$6,850$0
Mark KirkRIL$33,700$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$148,072$0
James LankfordROK$120,900$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$50,350$0
Mike LeeRUT$43,350$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$28,750$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$23,025$0
John McCainRAZ$30,650$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$85,472$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$385,125$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$56,100$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$32,903$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$211,225$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$53,800$0
Chris MurphyDCT$10,020$0
Patty MurrayDWA$64,622$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$74,243$0
Rand PaulRKY$57,617$0
David PerdueRGA$166,250$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$46,350$0
Rob PortmanROH$140,965$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$22,100$0
Jim RischRID$32,700$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$360,153$0
Mike RoundsRSD$122,200$0
Marco RubioRFL$115,775$0
Bernie SandersIVT$17,975$0
Ben SasseRNE$105,118$0
Brian SchatzDHI$50,575$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$123,299$0
Tim ScottRSC$86,200$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$21,700$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$29,283$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$24,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$371,545$0
Dan SullivanRAK$45,266$0
Jon TesterDMT$120,193$0
John ThuneRSD$193,872$0
Thom TillisRNC$142,750$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$142,592$0
Tom UdallDNM$88,550$0
David VitterRLA$10,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$41,950$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$52,944$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$8,100$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$22,050$0
Ron WydenDOR$82,738$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$38,650$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$63,620$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$39,822$0
John BarrassoRWY$44,650$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$226,170$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$15,235$0
Roy BluntRMO$343,855$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$47,050$0
John BoozmanRAR$128,995$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$89,900$0
Richard BurrRNC$106,250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$16,297$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$63,400$0
Ben CardinDMD$21,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$31,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$87,150$0
Bill CassidyRLA$110,524$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$8,600$0
William Thad CochranRMS$299,300$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$25,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$16,333$0
Bob CorkerRTN$35,750$0
John CornynRTX$245,864$0
Tom CottonRAR$127,501$0
Mike CrapoRID$61,250$0
Ted CruzRTX$261,935$0
Steve DainesRMT$283,446$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$91,641$0
Dick DurbinDIL$51,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$50,550$0
Joni ErnstRIA$98,630$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$106,856$0
Deb FischerRNE$213,625$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$81,677$0
Al FrankenDMN$46,260$0
Cory GardnerRCO$313,408$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$88,522$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,650$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$164,819$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$94,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$45,283$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$66,597$0
Dean HellerRNV$68,655$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$3,500$0
John HoevenRND$54,825$0
Jim InhofeROK$88,650$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$128,024$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$187,284$0
Tim KaineDVA$56,133$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$6,850$0
Mark KirkRIL$33,700$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$148,072$0
James LankfordROK$120,900$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$50,350$0
Mike LeeRUT$43,350$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$28,750$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$23,025$0
John McCainRAZ$30,650$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$85,472$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$385,125$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$56,100$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$32,903$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$211,225$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$53,800$0
Chris MurphyDCT$10,020$0
Patty MurrayDWA$64,622$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$74,243$0
Rand PaulRKY$57,617$0
David PerdueRGA$166,250$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$46,350$0
Rob PortmanROH$140,965$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$22,100$0
Jim RischRID$32,700$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$360,153$0
Mike RoundsRSD$122,200$0
Marco RubioRFL$115,775$0
Bernie SandersIVT$17,975$0
Ben SasseRNE$105,118$0
Brian SchatzDHI$50,575$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$123,299$0
Tim ScottRSC$86,200$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$21,700$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$29,283$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$24,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$371,545$0
Dan SullivanRAK$45,266$0
Jon TesterDMT$120,193$0
John ThuneRSD$193,872$0
Thom TillisRNC$142,750$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$142,592$0
Tom UdallDNM$88,550$0
David VitterRLA$10,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$41,950$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$52,944$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$8,100$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$22,050$0
Ron WydenDOR$82,738$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Livestock$2,298,326
Milk & dairy producers$1,496,441
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,184,786
Poultry & eggs$811,863
Meat processing & products$696,801
Animal feed & health products$586,153
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Veterinarians$453,540
Farm organizations & cooperatives$442,066
Horse breeders$212,520
Agriculture$189,296
Farm bureaus$165,148
Public official (elected or appointed)$113,000
Recreation/Entertainment$93,766
Sheep and Wool Producers$17,845

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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