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S. 405 - Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act

Taxation. 115th Congress (2017-2018) 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. 405 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

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
  • 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
Introduced2/16/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/16/2017
2/16/2017Introduced in Senate
2/16/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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30 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

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Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act

30 organizations support this bill

AccessLex Institute
AccessLex Institute (2017, March 14). AccessLex Institute Supports Bill to Eliminate Tax on Certain Discharged Student Loans. Retrieved March 15, 2017, from AccessLex Institute.
ACCSES
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
American Association of People with Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
American Foundation for the Blind
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
American Network of Community Options and Resources
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Arc of the United States
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Autistic Self Advocacy Network
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Education Finance Council
Chromy, Debra J. (2017, February 17). EFC letter to Senators Christopher Coons (D-DE), Angus King (I-ME), and Rob Portman (R-OH) endorsing their legislation, S.405, the Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Education Finance Council.
Goodwill Industries International
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Justice in Aging
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Lutheran Services in America
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Mental Health America
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Association of Disability Representatives
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Disability Institute
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Disability Rights Network
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Down Syndrome Congress
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Parent to Parent USA
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Special Needs Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
United Cerebral Palsy
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
United Spinal Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 15). Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act CCD Support Letter 115th. Retrieved February 23, 2017, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th 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 Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$296,027$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$724,170$0
John BarrassoRWY$132,799$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,731,230$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$865,921$0
Roy BluntRMO$722,205$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,136,222$0
John BoozmanRAR$108,093$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,956,198$0
Richard BurrRNC$603,398$0
Maria CantwellDWA$574,523$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$476,351$0
Ben CardinDMD$479,553$0
Tom CarperDDE$234,842$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,767,783$0
Bill CassidyRLA$453,259$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$354,456$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$889,353$0
Bob CorkerRTN$501,403$0
John CornynRTX$692,312$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$998,907$0
Tom CottonRAR$458,174$0
Mike CrapoRID$178,804$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,003,720$0
Steve DainesRMT$155,320$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$796,079$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$1,177,281$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,143,457$0
Mike EnziRWY$79,427$0
Joni ErnstRIA$68,550$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$487,189$0
Deb FischerRNE$194,717$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$341,127$0
Cory GardnerRCO$338,630$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,094,370$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$840,739$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$396,726$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$1,709,437$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$971,198$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$521,477$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$706,807$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$547,315$0
Dean HellerRNV$244,365$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$627,798$0
John HoevenRND$70,846$0
Jim InhofeROK$137,600$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$451,135$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$404,882$0
Tim KaineDVA$2,349,344$0
John KennedyRLA$255,100$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$291,015$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$671,818$0
James LankfordROK$193,151$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$557,489$0
Mike LeeRUT$334,531$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$320,300$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,394,123$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,047,233$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,087,465$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,295,642$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$408,740$0
Jerry MoranRKS$183,789$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$277,751$0
Chris MurphyDCT$897,395$0
Patty MurrayDWA$770,691$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,679,289$0
Rand PaulRKY$220,724$0
David PerdueRGA$292,117$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,203,939$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,071,767$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$334,495$0
Jim RischRID$47,250$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$285,336$0
Mike RoundsRSD$162,414$0
Marco RubioRFL$621,987$0
Bernie SandersIVT$89,842$0
Ben SasseRNE$264,760$0
Brian SchatzDHI$894,976$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,772,667$0
Tim ScottRSC$584,210$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$666,531$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$242,600$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$726,909$0
Dan SullivanRAK$262,056$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,179,762$0
John ThuneRSD$287,633$0
Thom TillisRNC$468,864$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,134,437$0
Tom UdallDNM$632,889$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$2,923,957$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,292,306$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,121,104$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$579,566$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$178,498$0
Ron WydenDOR$875,231$0
Todd YoungRIN$323,465$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$296,027$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$724,170$0
John BarrassoRWY$132,799$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,731,230$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$865,921$0
Roy BluntRMO$722,205$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,136,222$0
John BoozmanRAR$108,093$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,956,198$0
Richard BurrRNC$603,398$0
Maria CantwellDWA$574,523$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$476,351$0
Ben CardinDMD$479,553$0
Tom CarperDDE$234,842$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,767,783$0
Bill CassidyRLA$453,259$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$354,456$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$889,353$0
Bob CorkerRTN$501,403$0
John CornynRTX$692,312$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$998,907$0
Tom CottonRAR$458,174$0
Mike CrapoRID$178,804$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,003,720$0
Steve DainesRMT$155,320$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$796,079$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$1,177,281$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,143,457$0
Mike EnziRWY$79,427$0
Joni ErnstRIA$68,550$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$487,189$0
Deb FischerRNE$194,717$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$341,127$0
Cory GardnerRCO$338,630$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,094,370$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$840,739$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$396,726$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$1,709,437$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$971,198$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$521,477$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$706,807$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$547,315$0
Dean HellerRNV$244,365$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$627,798$0
John HoevenRND$70,846$0
Jim InhofeROK$137,600$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$451,135$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$404,882$0
Tim KaineDVA$2,349,344$0
John KennedyRLA$255,100$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$291,015$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$671,818$0
James LankfordROK$193,151$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$557,489$0
Mike LeeRUT$334,531$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$320,300$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,394,123$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,047,233$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,087,465$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,295,642$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$408,740$0
Jerry MoranRKS$183,789$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$277,751$0
Chris MurphyDCT$897,395$0
Patty MurrayDWA$770,691$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,679,289$0
Rand PaulRKY$220,724$0
David PerdueRGA$292,117$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,203,939$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,071,767$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$334,495$0
Jim RischRID$47,250$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$285,336$0
Mike RoundsRSD$162,414$0
Marco RubioRFL$621,987$0
Bernie SandersIVT$89,842$0
Ben SasseRNE$264,760$0
Brian SchatzDHI$894,976$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,772,667$0
Tim ScottRSC$584,210$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$666,531$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$242,600$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$726,909$0
Dan SullivanRAK$262,056$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,179,762$0
John ThuneRSD$287,633$0
Thom TillisRNC$468,864$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,134,437$0
Tom UdallDNM$632,889$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$2,923,957$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,292,306$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,121,104$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$579,566$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$178,498$0
Ron WydenDOR$875,231$0
Todd YoungRIN$323,465$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$62,154,269
Health care services$2,302,493
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,286,506
Children's rights$662,836
Welfare & Social Work$618,905
Health & welfare policy$614,016
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$550,453
Mental Health Services$433,150
Military$319,433
Student loan companies$284,650
Elderly issues/Social Security$256,510
Human Rights$66,400
Health professionals$53,712

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
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