Key Votes

HR 4520 - JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Strength) - Key Vote

National Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 108-357 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (69-17) - (Key vote)

Title: JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Strength)

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would repeal the foreign sales corporation/extraterritorial income tax system ruled illegal by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and other purposes.

Highlights:
  • Provides an estimated $145 billion in new tax reductions to U.S. corporations over the next 10 years.
  • Reduces the corporate tax rate from 35% to 32% for domestic manufacturers and small corporations.
  • Allow voters who pay no state income tax to write off their state sales taxes on their federal tax return (Sec. 501).
  • Permits private collection agencies to track down delinquent taxpayers (Sec. 881).
  • Allots $10 billion to buyout annual federal allotments for tobacco farmers (Sec. 626).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (280-141) - (Key vote)

Title: JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Strength)

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would repeal the foreign sales corporation/extraterritorial income tax system ruled illegal by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and other purposes.

Highlights:
  • Provides an estimated $145 billion in new tax reductions to U.S. corporations over the next 10 years.
  • Reduces the corporate tax rate from 35% to 32% for domestic manufacturers and small corporations.
  • Allow voters who pay no state income tax to write off their state sales taxes on their federal tax return (Sec. 501).
  • Permits private collection agencies to track down delinquent taxpayers (Sec. 881).
  • Allots $10 billion to buyout annual federal allotments for tobacco farmers (Sec. 626).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (-) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Strength)

Sponsors

  • William M. 'Bill' Thomas (CA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Henry E. Brown Jr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard M. Burr (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Lee 'Dave' Camp (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Eric I. Cantor (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Allen 'Mac' Collins (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip M. Crane (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip 'Phil' English (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Feeney (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Foley (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Katherine Harris (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John David 'J.D.' Hayworth Jr. (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Amory 'Amo' Houghton Jr. (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenny C. Hulshof (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John H. 'Johnny' Isakson (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • William Lewis 'Bill' Jenkins (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy L. Johnson (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Kingston (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Lewis (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James O. 'Jim' McCrery III (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott McInnis (CO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • George R. Nethercutt Jr. (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Neugebauer (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert J. 'Rob' Portman (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Ramstad (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • E. Clay Shaw Jr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Zach Wamp (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward 'Ed' Whitfield (KY - R) (Out Of Office)

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