Sponsored by Ron Kind - US Congress (Current)

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USHB2901Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the initial U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Water and Development Strategy is a significant accomplishment and improves USAID's capacity ...
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2014-12-19
Signed by President.
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USHB1206Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act of 2013 - Grants the Secretary of the Interior permanent authority to authorize any state to issue electronic duck stamps. Sets forth state electronic duck stamp application requirements. Allows the Secretary to d...
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2014-12-18
Signed by President.
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USHB5069Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Act to increase the price of duck stamps, which are required to hunt migratory waterfowl, from $15 to $25. Authorizes the Department of the Interior to...
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2014-12-18
Signed by President.
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USHB2203Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the presentation of a congressional gold medal to Jack Nicklaus in recognition of his service to the nation in promoting excellen...
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2014-12-16
Became Public Law No: 113-210.
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USHB2866Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2014-12-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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USHB1869Biennial Budgeting and Enhanced Oversight Act of 2014 - Title I: Congressional Budget Process - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (CBA), including the Congressional Impoundment Control Act of 1974, to revise the federal and congressional bu...
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2014-12-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 492.
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USHB5875To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage retirement savings by modifying requirements with respect to employer-established IRAs, and for other purposes.
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2014-12-11
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USHB5059Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act or the Clay Hunt SAV Act - Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Secretary of Defense (DOD), at least annually, to each arrange for an independent third party evaluation of, res...
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2014-12-10
Received in the Senate.
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USHB5792Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code to formulate a special rule for determining normal retirement age for certain existing defined benefit plans.
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2014-12-04
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USHB647Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 or the ABLE Act of 2014 - Title I: Qualified ABLE Programs - (Sec. 101) States as the purposes of this title to: (1) encourage and assist individuals and families in saving private funds for the purpose ...
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2014-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHB5775Powering American Jobs Act of 2014
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2014-12-01
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USHB4049Ashland Breakwater Light Transfer Act - Adjusts the boundary of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin to include the Ashland Harbor Breakwater Light Addition at the end of the breakwater on Chequamegon Bay, Wisconsin. Declares that Cong...
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2014-11-18
Received in the Senate.
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USHB4837Promotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend to all domestic corporations, including S corporations, provisions allowing deferral of tax on gain from the sale of employer securiti...
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2014-11-17
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USHB4902Creating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically Act or the Middle Class CHANCE Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase the maximum Federal Pell Grant for award year 2014-2015 and adjust it each subsequent a...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5051Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014 - Affirms requirements, notwithstanding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, that: (1) an employer that establishes or maintains a group health plan for its employees must provi...
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2014-11-17
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USHB4994Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 or the IMPACT Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to: (1) require post-acute care (PA...
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2014-10-06
Became Public Law No: 113-185.
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USHB594Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the muscular dystrophy research program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Expands...
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2014-09-26
Became Public Law No: 113-166.
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USHB3043Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income, for income tax purposes, the value of an Indian general welfare benefit. Defines "Indian general welfare benefit" as any payment m...
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2014-09-26
Became Public Law No: 113-168.
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USHB5559Bridge to a Clean Energy Future Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2015 the following energy-related tax provisions: the tax credits for residential energy efficiency improvements, alternative fuel vehicle refueling pr...
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2014-09-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1496)
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USHB4166Lake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2014 - Transfers the administrative jurisdiction over specified water and land that is within or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California from the Bureau of Reclamation to the Bureau of Land Management (BL...
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2014-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHR707Condemns: (1) all forms of anti-Semitism and rejects attempts to justify anti-Jewish hatred or violent attacks as an acceptable expression of disapproval over political events, and (2) the comparison of Israel to Nazis. Applauds those foreign leader...
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2014-09-18
H.AMDT.1143 On agreeing to the Royce amendment (A002) Agreed to without objection.
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USHB5655Creating American Prosperity through Preservation Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to tax credits for building rehabilitation expenditures, to: (1) allow an increased 30% credit for projects involving $7.5 million or less in rehab...
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2014-09-18
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USHB5130Protecting Consumers from Unreasonable Credit Rates Act of 2014 - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit a creditor from extending credit to a consumer under an open end consumer credit plan (credit card) for which the fee and interest rate exce...
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2014-09-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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USHB5504Teacher Tax Relief Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax deduction for the expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers, to: (1) allow an inflation adjustment to the amount of such credit for taxable years be...
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2014-09-17
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USHB2996Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) a ...
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2014-09-16
Received in the Senate.
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USHB5451Next Generation Research Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish the Next Generation of Research Initiative in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to coordinate NIH policies and programs aimed at promoting and providing opportunit...
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2014-09-12
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USHB5403Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act - Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Bulletin 2013-02 (Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act), published March 21, 2013...
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2014-09-08
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USHB1528Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act of 2014 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to prohibit a veterinarian who is registered to manufacture or distribute controlled substances from being required to have a separate registration in order to transport ...
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2014-08-01
Became Public Law No: 113-143.
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USHB5345RESPONSE Act of 2014 - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to establish the Railroad Emergency Services Preparedness, Operational Needs, and Safety Evaluation Subcommi...
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2014-08-01
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USHB5347Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to qualified zone academy bonds, to: (1) extend through 2015 the national limitation amount for such bonds, and (2) reduce from 10% to 5% of bond proceeds the required contribution amount for private bus...
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2014-07-31
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USHB5346Rural Microbusiness Investment Credit Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a business-related tax credit for 35% of new investment in a rural microbusiness. Imposes limits on such credit for businesses and individual taxpayers. De...
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2014-07-31
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USHB5281Young Savers Security in Retirement Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish a tax-exempt individual retirement account for taxpayers under age 18, to be known as a young savers account. Treats such accounts as Roth individual reti...
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2014-07-30
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USHR698Condemns: (1) the attack that occurred at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on August 5, 2012; and (2) intolerance, including religious and racial discrimination, and calls for continued vigilance against violence. Honors the memory of Suveg Singh Khattra...
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2014-07-30
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USHB5264Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make the work opportunity tax credit permanent.
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2014-07-30
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USHR281Calls on China (PRC) to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners, and particularly from Falun Gong prisoners of conscience and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups. Calls for a Department of State investigation into organ...
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2014-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB5247Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to eliminate the consumptive demand exception to the prohibition on the importation of goods made with convict labor, forced labor, or indentured labor.
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2014-07-29
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USHB5199Municipal Bond Market Support Act of 2014 - Amends Internal Revenue Code provisions relating to the small issuer exemption from interest expense allocation rules for financial institutions to: (1) permanently increase from $10 million to $30 million ...
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2014-07-24
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USHB4411Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) States that it shall be U.S. policy to: (1) prevent Hezbollah's global logistics and financial network from operating in order to curtail funding of its domestic and international ac...
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2014-07-23
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USHB5182Social Security and Marriage Equality Act - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act with respect to the determination of a valid marriage to account for marriages in jurisdictions other than a ...
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2014-07-23
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USHB916Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to develop a multipurpose cadastre of federal real property (an inventory of real property of the federal government) to assist with federal land management activ...
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2014-07-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB3086Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act - Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access and on multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce.
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2014-07-16
Received in the Senate.
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USHB5095Amends the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 to direct the House Committee on Ethics to conduct ongoing ethics training and awareness programs for Members, Delegates, and the Resident Commissioner of the House of Representatives (Memb...
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2014-07-14
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USHR668Supports the goals and ideals of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, now in its 40th year of continuous service. Recognizes the benefits the CDBG program has provided to urban, suburban, and rural communities. Acknowledges the impor...
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2014-07-14
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USHB3992Wildfire Disaster Funding Act of 2014 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act), with regard to sequestration adjustments, to require any adjustments in enacted appropriations for wildfire sup...
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2014-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Peters (CA). Petition No: 113-10. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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USHB5071Agricultural Conservation Flexibility Act of 2014 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw the inter...
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2014-07-11
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USHB2807Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax deduction for charitable contributions by individuals and corporations of real property interests for conservation purposes. Makes this Act appli...
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2014-06-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
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USHB5002Home Energy Savings Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for nonbusiness energy property expenditures, to: (1) make such tax credit permanent; (2) increase from $500 to $1,000 the dollar limitation on such cr...
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2014-06-26
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USHB4960Charitable Automobile Red-Tape Simplification Act of 2014 or the CARS Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax deduction for charitable contributions, to modify the substantiation rules for donations of qualified vehicl...
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2014-06-25
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USHB4964Seniors' Access to Social Security Act of 2014 - Directs the Commissioner of Social Security to continue to make available at Social Security Administration field offices Social Security number printouts through at least July 31, 2015, and benefit ve...
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2014-06-25
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USHB4950Protecting American Jobs and Exports Act - Amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States through FY2021. Extends through FY2021 and gradually increases (with a specified exception) the Bank's agg...
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2014-06-24
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