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S.3816 Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 28, 2010 Cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 45. Record Vote Number: 242.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on September 28, 2010, with a roll call of 53 ayes, 45 nays, and 2 not voting.

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Bill Statistics on OpenCongress

  • 84% of users support S.3816

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    84% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support S.3816.
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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • This bill would give companies a two-year payroll tax holiday, reducing the amount of Social Security taxes they would have to pay, for new employees who replace workers doing similar jobs overseas. It also revokes provisions of the tax code that Democrats say encourage companies to outsource their work force.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: This bill would give companies a two-year payroll tax holiday, reducing the amount of Social Security taxes they would have to pay, for new employees who replace workers doing similar jobs overseas. It also revokes provisions of the tax code that Democrats say encourage companies to outsource their work force.

    Supporting Organizations

    • AFL-CIO

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    Opposing Organizations

    • The National Association of Manufacturers

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      I know that the organization The National Association of Manufacturers opposes S.3816
    • NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL

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      I know that the organization NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL opposes S.3816
    • U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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      I know that the organization U.S. Chamber of Commerce opposes S.3816
    • TechAmerica

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      I know that the organization TechAmerica opposes S.3816

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On November 23, 2010, by HopefromCA - We need to start ending the offshoring of our jobs to other countries.

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      As noted by HopefromCA, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 23, 2010, "We need to start ending the offshoring of our jobs to other countries."
    • On December 01, 2010, by tigntink - I don't think we should completely end them but we certainly shouldn't be giving any tax breaks at all to companies who employ or contract a majority of their workers from outside this country.

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      As noted by tigntink, a user on OpenCongress.org, on December 01, 2010, "I don't think we should completely end them but we certainly shouldn't be giving any tax breaks at all to companies who employ or contract a majority of their workers from outside this country."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Sen. Reid proposes tax break for U.S. hires | National Cyber Security - December 30, 2010 by National Cyber Security - The bill, S. 3816, is not yet posted online. Under the proposed law, a business must certify that a U.S. worker is replacing an employee who had been performing similar duties overseas to be eligible for the tax break. ...

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      As noted by National Cyber Security on December 30, 2010, "The bill, S. 3816, is not yet posted online. Under the proposed law, a business must certify that a U.S. worker is replacing an employee who had been performing similar duties overseas to be eligible for the tax break. ..." (http://nationalcybersecurity.com/?p=45026)
    • In Response to the Historical Vote & Passage of “Don't Ask, Don't ... - December 17, 2010 by ESpiritE "Moments of Thought" Blog - An historical vote would be to pass these 2 stand alone bills during the lame duck session S.3706 “Americans Want to Work Act” & S.3816 “Creating Jobs and Stop Outsourcing Act”. Over 5 million hard-working taxpaying Americans have been ...

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      As noted by ESpiritE "Moments of Thought" Blog on December 17, 2010, "An historical vote would be to pass these 2 stand alone bills during the lame duck session S.3706 “Americans Want to Work Act” & S.3816 “Creating Jobs and Stop Outsourcing Act”. Over 5 million hard-working taxpaying Americans have been ..." (http://espirite.wordpress.com/2010/12/18/in-response-to-the-historical-vote-passage-of-%E2%80%9Cdon%E2%80%99t-ask-don%E2%80%99t-tell%E2%80%9D/)
    • So Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is a “pass the buck” senator? - December 14, 2010 by Keep America At Work - On September 21, 2010, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) introduced S. 3816, which would amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide a two year payroll tax break on wages paid to American employees who have certifiably replaced overseas ...

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      As noted by Keep America At Work on December 14, 2010, "On September 21, 2010, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) introduced S. 3816, which would amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide a two year payroll tax break on wages paid to American employees who have certifiably replaced overseas ..." (http://keepamericaatwork.com/?p=11948)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Bruce Bialosky: Why Jews Vote Democratic - Redux - November 21, 2010 by Town Hall - ...are tring to send American jobs to Pakistan. We need them to keep them here. Please stay on them to vote YES for the following bill: S.3816 - Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create Am

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      As noted by Town Hall on November 21, 2010, "...are tring to send American jobs to Pakistan. We need them to keep them here. Please stay on them to vote YES for the following bill: S.3816 - Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create Am" (http://www.townhall.com/columnists/BruceBialosky/2010/11/22/why_jews_vote_democratic_-_redux)
    • Ami Horowitz: Women's Wrongs At The U.N. - November 16, 2010 by Town Hall - ...tring to send American jobs to Pakistan. We need them to keep them here. Please stay on them to vote YES for the following bill: S.3816 - Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create Americ

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      As noted by Town Hall on November 16, 2010, "...tring to send American jobs to Pakistan. We need them to keep them here. Please stay on them to vote YES for the following bill: S.3816 - Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create Americ" (http://www.townhall.com/columnists/AmiHorowitz/2010/11/17/women's_wrongs_at_the_un)
    • Michael Bolton Thinks DWTS Judge "Should Search His Soul" - October 23, 2010 by Guess Who Wins - ...breaks 13 Two Female Supreme Justices were appointed by Obama 14. On 9/28/10 republicans blocked passage of the Off-Shore bill (S. 3816) which would have denied tax breaks to any company sending our jobs overseas. Need the Dems to vote it in. M.B. has a

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      As noted by Guess Who Wins on October 23, 2010, "...breaks 13 Two Female Supreme Justices were appointed by Obama 14. On 9/28/10 republicans blocked passage of the Off-Shore bill (S. 3816) which would have denied tax breaks to any company sending our jobs overseas. Need the Dems to vote it in. M.B. has a" (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DancingWithTheStarsNews/~3/R-Zdcik4i_s/2010-10-24-michael-bolton-wants-apology-from-dancing-with-the-stars-judge-bruno-tonioli)
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