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S. 537 - Competitiveness and Opportunity by Modernizing and Permanently Extending the Tax Credit for Experimentation

Taxation. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Competitiveness and Opportunity by Modernizing and Permanently Extending the Tax Credit for Experimentation

S. 537 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • COMPETE Act of 2015
  • Competitiveness and Opportunity by Modernizing and Permanently Extending the Tax Credit for Experimentation Act of 2015
  • COMPETE Act of 2015
Sponsor
Thomas R. Carper
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Advanced technology and technological innovations
  • Business investment and capital
  • Capital gains tax
  • Income tax credits
  • Income tax deductions
  • Income tax exclusion
  • Inflation and prices
  • Research and development
  • Securities
  • Small business
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Tax-exempt organizations
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Major Actions
Introduced2/24/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/24/2015
2/24/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
2/24/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

23 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
COMPETE Act of 2015

23 organizations supported this bill

Advanced Medical Technology Association
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Algae Biomass Organization
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
American Small Manufacturers Coalition
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Association of Clinical Research Organizations
ACRO (2015, February 25). ACRO Strongly Supports COMPETE Act; Commends Senators Carper and Toomey for their Co-Sponsorship. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from ACRO.
Biocom
Biocom (2015, April 9). Legislation of Interest. Retrieved April 9, 2015, from Biocom.
BioPharma Research Council
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Biotechnology Industry Association (2015, February 25). BIO Applauds COMPETE Act to Encourage Critical Early-Stage Biotech Research. Retrieved February 25, 2015, from Biotechnology Industry Organization.
Center for Innovative Technology
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Commercial Spaceflight Federation
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
CONNECT
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Energy Storage Association
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Medical Device Manufacturers Association
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
NanoBusiness Commercialization Association
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
National Association of State Energy Officials
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
National Council for Advanced Manufacturing
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
National Defense Industrial Association
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
National Venture Capital Association
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Neurotechnology Industry Organization
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Research!America
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Technology Councils of North America
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
TechVoice
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.
Water Innovations Alliance
Coalition of Small Business Innovators (2015, February 25). CSBI Strongly Supports COMPETE Act to Incentivize Investment in Research - Intensive Emerging Companies. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from CSBI.

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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$229,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$454,196$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$233,431$0
John BarrassoRWY$149,200$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$673,555$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$252,628$0
Roy BluntRMO$346,341$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$631,205$0
John BoozmanRAR$51,185$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$12,200$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$351,096$0
Richard BurrRNC$440,002$0
Maria CantwellDWA$370,631$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$152,705$0
Ben CardinDMD$183,059$0
Tom CarperDDE$109,284$0
Bob CaseyDPA$348,549$0
Bill CassidyRLA$322,259$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$64,650$0
William Thad CochranRMS$78,300$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$174,497$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$212,450$0
Bob CorkerRTN$270,054$0
John CornynRTX$522,435$0
Tom CottonRAR$219,026$0
Mike CrapoRID$137,200$0
Ted CruzRTX$640,189$0
Steve DainesRMT$179,531$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$212,196$0
Dick DurbinDIL$269,667$0
Mike EnziRWY$132,900$0
Joni ErnstRIA$47,900$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$267,457$0
Deb FischerRNE$74,966$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$188,439$0
Al FrankenDMN$324,938$0
Cory GardnerRCO$407,151$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$357,869$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$259,270$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$298,942$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$746,858$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$178,449$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$117,792$0
Dean HellerRNV$268,606$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$138,687$0
John HoevenRND$99,380$0
Jim InhofeROK$75,025$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$251,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$289,715$0
Tim KaineDVA$638,808$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$135,336$0
Mark KirkRIL$302,725$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$370,956$0
James LankfordROK$183,101$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$86,240$0
Mike LeeRUT$163,840$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$102,816$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$646,413$0
John McCainRAZ$301,673$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$367,794$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$696,938$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$385,111$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$149,150$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$82,761$0
Jerry MoranRKS$100,820$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$240,592$0
Chris MurphyDCT$341,653$0
Patty MurrayDWA$451,584$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$365,798$0
Rand PaulRKY$114,193$0
David PerdueRGA$208,782$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$283,759$0
Rob PortmanROH$691,480$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$62,550$0
Harry ReidDNV$170,791$0
Jim RischRID$51,800$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$221,354$0
Mike RoundsRSD$142,737$0
Marco RubioRFL$479,757$0
Bernie SandersIVT$36,765$0
Ben SasseRNE$188,185$0
Brian SchatzDHI$232,914$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$736,186$0
Tim ScottRSC$325,352$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$13,250$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$254,541$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$49,550$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$266,317$0
Dan SullivanRAK$270,137$0
Jon TesterDMT$265,117$0
John ThuneRSD$303,702$0
Thom TillisRNC$329,748$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$547,208$0
Tom UdallDNM$166,038$0
David VitterRLA$44,700$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$567,708$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$602,476$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$196,769$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$59,194$0
Ron WydenDOR$528,299$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$229,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$454,196$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$233,431$0
John BarrassoRWY$149,200$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$673,555$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$252,628$0
Roy BluntRMO$346,341$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$631,205$0
John BoozmanRAR$51,185$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$12,200$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$351,096$0
Richard BurrRNC$440,002$0
Maria CantwellDWA$370,631$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$152,705$0
Ben CardinDMD$183,059$0
Tom CarperDDE$109,284$0
Bob CaseyDPA$348,549$0
Bill CassidyRLA$322,259$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$64,650$0
William Thad CochranRMS$78,300$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$174,497$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$212,450$0
Bob CorkerRTN$270,054$0
John CornynRTX$522,435$0
Tom CottonRAR$219,026$0
Mike CrapoRID$137,200$0
Ted CruzRTX$640,189$0
Steve DainesRMT$179,531$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$212,196$0
Dick DurbinDIL$269,667$0
Mike EnziRWY$132,900$0
Joni ErnstRIA$47,900$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$267,457$0
Deb FischerRNE$74,966$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$188,439$0
Al FrankenDMN$324,938$0
Cory GardnerRCO$407,151$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$357,869$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$259,270$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$298,942$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$746,858$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$178,449$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$117,792$0
Dean HellerRNV$268,606$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$138,687$0
John HoevenRND$99,380$0
Jim InhofeROK$75,025$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$251,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$289,715$0
Tim KaineDVA$638,808$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$135,336$0
Mark KirkRIL$302,725$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$370,956$0
James LankfordROK$183,101$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$86,240$0
Mike LeeRUT$163,840$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$102,816$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$646,413$0
John McCainRAZ$301,673$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$367,794$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$696,938$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$385,111$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$149,150$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$82,761$0
Jerry MoranRKS$100,820$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$240,592$0
Chris MurphyDCT$341,653$0
Patty MurrayDWA$451,584$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$365,798$0
Rand PaulRKY$114,193$0
David PerdueRGA$208,782$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$283,759$0
Rob PortmanROH$691,480$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$62,550$0
Harry ReidDNV$170,791$0
Jim RischRID$51,800$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$221,354$0
Mike RoundsRSD$142,737$0
Marco RubioRFL$479,757$0
Bernie SandersIVT$36,765$0
Ben SasseRNE$188,185$0
Brian SchatzDHI$232,914$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$736,186$0
Tim ScottRSC$325,352$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$13,250$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$254,541$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$49,550$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$266,317$0
Dan SullivanRAK$270,137$0
Jon TesterDMT$265,117$0
John ThuneRSD$303,702$0
Thom TillisRNC$329,748$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$547,208$0
Tom UdallDNM$166,038$0
David VitterRLA$44,700$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$567,708$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$602,476$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$196,769$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$59,194$0
Ron WydenDOR$528,299$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Business services$6,782,239
Venture capital$4,972,255
Medical Devices & Supplies$3,959,639
Energy production & distribution$2,269,378
Alternate energy production & services$2,063,952
Biotech products & research$1,849,495
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,433,209
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Computer manufacture & services$903,616
Manufacturing$635,786
Medical laboratories$540,070
Space vehicles & components$464,125
Public official (elected or appointed)$113,000
Defense$38,200
Pro-resource development groups$15,825

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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