Sponsored by Jim Gerlach - US Congress (Current)

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USHB3979Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (SAA, 2008) to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on o...
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2014-12-19
Presented to President.
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USHB5859Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) States that it is U.S. policy to assist the government of Ukraine in restoring its sovereignty and territorial integrity in order to deter the government of the Russian Federation from further destabiliz...
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2014-12-18
Signed by President.
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USHB5739No Social Security for Nazis Act - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to consider the following individuals to be removed under the Immigration and Nationality Act and so to have the...
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2014-12-18
Signed by President.
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USHB5782Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 - Directs the President to impose three or more specified sanctions against: Rosoboronexport; an entity owned by the government of the Russian Federation or controlled by its nationals that transfers or manufact...
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2014-12-18
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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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USHB2366World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) mint and issue $1 silver coins in commemoration of the centennial of America's involvement in World War I; and (2) hold a juried competiti...
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2014-12-16
Became Public Law No: 113-212.
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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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USHB5806Supporting America's Charities Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent: (1) the tax deduction for charitable contributions by individuals and corporations of real property interests for conservation purposes, and (2) tax-free distrib...
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2014-12-11
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 275 - 149 (Roll no. 562).
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USHB5146Designates the U.S. courthouse located at 700 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the "Joseph F. Weis Jr. United States Courthouse."
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2014-12-09
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USHB5807SMART Act
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2014-12-08
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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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USHB5780Protecting the Integrity of Medicare Act of 2014 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish cost-effective procedure...
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2014-12-02
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USHB5241Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act - Prohibits the U.S. government from recognizing the de jure or de facto sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters. Prohibits any federal department or agency fro...
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2014-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
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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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USHB5267Pet and Women Safety Act of 2014
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2014-09-26
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USHB24Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2014 - Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment of this Act, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Board) and of th...
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2014-09-18
Received in the Senate.
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USHB712Amends the Highlands Conservation Act to extend, through FY2024, funding for: (1) land conservation partnership projects in the highlands regions of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; and (2) Forest Service and Department of Agricul...
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2014-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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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USHR730Commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Commends the work of the individuals and organizations involved in building and maintaining the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2014-09-17
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USHR726Supports the right of the people of Ukraine to determine their future, including their country's relationship with other nations and international organizations, without interference or coercion by other countries. Calls on the President to work wit...
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2014-09-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHR644Condemns and disapproves of the Obama administration's failure to comply with the lawful 30-day statutory reporting requirement in executing the transfer of five senior Taliban members from detention at U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Expr...
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2014-09-09
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
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USHB4838Designates the railroad station located at 2955 Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, commonly known as 30th Street Station, as the "William H. Gray III 30th Street Station."
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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-158.
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USHB4631Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2014 or the Autism CARES Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to designate an official to oversee national autism spectrum disor...
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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-157.
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USHR683Condemns the religious bigotry, property destruction, and violent attacks on and intimidation of innocent Iraqi civilians by armed extremists. Calls on the Department of State to work with the Kurdistan Regional government, the Iraqi government, neig...
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2014-08-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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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USHB5285Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2014 - Prohibits the federal government, and any state that receives federal funding for any program that provides child welfare services under part B (Child and Family Services) or part E (Federal Payments for...
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2014-07-30
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USHB445National Heritage Area Act of 2013 - Establishes a system of National Heritage Areas through which the Secretary of the Interior may provide technical and financial assistance to local coordinating entities to support the establishment, development, ...
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2014-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB2283Human Trafficking Prioritization Act - (Sec. 3) Expresses the sense of Congress that the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking of the Department of State will be more effective in carrying out duties mandated by Congress in the Trafficking Victims...
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2014-07-24
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USHB5190Ukraine Security Assistance Act of 2014 - Authorizes the the President to provide Ukraine with specified defense articles, services, and training. Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to conduct or complete an ongoing assessment of the capabilities...
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2014-07-24
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USHCR110Condemns the religious bigotry, property destruction, and violent attacks on, and intimidation of, Iraqi civilians by armed extremists. Calls upon the government of Iraq to protect the safety and constitutional rights of all Iraqi citizens. Calls o...
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2014-07-24
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USHB4719America Gives More Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the enhanced tax deduction for charitable contributions of food inventory; (2) increase from 10% to 15% of the aggregate net income of taxpayers other than C cor...
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2014-07-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 477.
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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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USHB4718Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the additional 50% depreciation allowance (bonus depreciation) for qualified property placed in service after December 31, 2013. Modifies the definition of "qualified property" to include q...
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2014-07-15
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 465.
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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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USHB5082National Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide tax relief for disasters declared in 2012, 2013, and 2014 by: extending through 2014 the election to expense qualified disaster expenses (i.e., for removal of d...
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2014-07-11
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USHB3488Preclearance Authorization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) preclearance operations in a foreign country to: prevent terrorists, instruments of terrorism...
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2014-07-09
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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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USHB4807Cold War Service Medal Act of 2014 - Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned to issue the Cold War Service Medal to members of the Armed Forces who were discharged or released under honorable conditions after having: (1) served ...
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2014-06-26
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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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USHB4910Taxpayer Identity Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the statement reporting wages and other tax information to show an identifying number for the employee (currently, requires the employee's social security number).
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2014-06-20
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1029)
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USHB4933Motorsports Fairness and Permanency Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the accelerated depreciation (seven-year recovery period) of motorsports entertainment complexes.
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2014-06-20
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USHB3930National Commission on the Structure of the Army Act of 2014 - Establishes the National Commission on the Structure of the Army to undertake a comprehensive study of the structure of the Army to determine: (1) the proper force mixture of the active c...
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2014-06-20
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USHB4682Veterans TRICARE Choice Act - Allows an individual who is eligible to participate in the TRICARE program (a Department of Defense [DOD] managed health care program) to: (1) elect to be ineligible to enroll in such program, (2) make tax deductible con...
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2014-06-20
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USHB4457America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the expensing allowance for depreciable business property, to make permanent: (1) the increased $500,000 expensing allowance for such property, (2) th...
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2014-06-17
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 434.
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USHB4158Special Inspector General for Monitoring the ACA Act of 2014 or the SIGMA Act of 2014 - Establishes the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations of ...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4855Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the definition of "passive activity," for purposes of the passive loss tax rules, any qualified research activity carried on by a high technology research small business pass-thru entity. Defines "high ...
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2014-06-12
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