Subject Employee benefits and pensions | Current

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USHB5771Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 - Title I: Certain Expiring Provisions - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend certain expiring tax provisions relating to individuals, businesses, and the energy sector. Subtitle A: Individual Tax Extenders ...
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2014-12-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Intro
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USHB2591Amends the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, with respect to rollovers to a traditional or Roth individual retirement account (IRA) of payments to qualified airline employees in commercial airline carrier bankruptcy cases, to: (1) extend the ...
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2014-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Engross
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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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2014-12-11
S.AMDT.3988 SA 3988 fell when SA 3987 fell. (consideration: CR S6589-6590)
Engross
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USHB83Requires the Secretary of the Interior to establish within the Empowering Insular Communities activity a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to: (1) develop an energy action plan addressing the energy needs of each of the insular areas (...
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2014-12-11
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
Engross
50%
USSB2614Amends the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, with respect to rollovers to a traditional or Roth individual retirement account (IRA) of payments to qualified airline employees in commercial airline carrier bankruptcy cases, to: (1) extend the ...
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2014-12-10
Held at the desk.
Intro
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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
Intro
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USHB5773Amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to extend through 2015 the automatic extensions of amortization periods for multiemployer defined benefit plans. Amends the Pension Protection Act of 2006 to ex...
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2014-12-01
Intro
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USHB5767Don't Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income, for income tax purposes, federal public safety officer death benefits or amounts paid under a state program to surviving dependents of a pu...
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2014-11-20
Intro
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USSB2964Trade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2014 - Amends the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 to repeal the declaration that trade adjustment assistance (TAA) program requirements in effect as of February 13, 2011, under the Trade Act of 197...
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2014-11-20
Intro
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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
Intro
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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
Intro
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USHB5399Student Loan Repayment Assistance Act of 2014 - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow borrowers of William D. Ford Federal Direct Stafford Loans to opt to extend the period before they must begin to repay s...
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2014-11-17
Intro
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USHB5294Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act and the Social Security Act to expand the collection and analysis of data in programs of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Sets forth provisions to i...
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2014-11-17
Intro
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USHB5325American Manufacturing Workforce Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow, through 2020, tax credits for: (1) up to $1,000 of the expenses for tuition, fees, and course materials paid or incurred for the training of a worker to develop...
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2014-11-17
Intro
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USHB5523Employee Benefits Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to require the mandatory summary description of a group health plan to declare: (1) whether the plan permits either the plan sponsor or any ...
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2014-11-17
Intro
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USHB5721Overseas Security Personnel Fairness Act - Amends the Defense Base Act with respect to payment of death benefits otherwise due a widow, widower, or surviving child of an individual employed at a military, air, or naval base outside of the United Stat...
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2014-11-17
Engross
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USHB4Jobs for America Act - Division I: Ways and Means - Title I: Save American Workers - Save American Workers Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to redefine "full-time employee," for purposes of the mandate requiring employers to provide hea...
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2014-11-13
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 597.
Intro
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USHB5503James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act
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2014-10-28
Engross
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USSB2912Don't Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income, for income tax purposes, federal public safety officer death benefits or amounts paid under a state program to surviving dependents of a pu...
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2014-09-19
Held at the desk.
Intro
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USHB5672Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax-free rollovers from tax-exempt retirement plans, annuities, and deferred compensation plans into a simple individual retirement account.
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2014-09-19
Intro
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USHB5557Streamlining Verification for Americans Act - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to allow large employers to prospectively report information regarding health care coverage available to employees eligible for premium subsidies on a health care ex...
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2014-09-19
Intro
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USSB2855Retirement Security Preservation Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to nondiscrimination requirements for tax-exempt employee pension, profit-sharing, and stock bonus plans, to include protections for older, longer service p...
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2014-09-18
Intro
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USSB2881Simplifying Technical Aspects Regarding Seasonality Act of 2014 or the STARS Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt seasonal employees from the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide emp...
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2014-09-18
Intro
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USSB2882Enhanced 529 - Setting Aside for a Valuable Education Act or the Enhanced 529 - S.A.V.E. Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow a tax credit for contributions to a qualified tuition program (529 tuition program); and (2) allow an exclus...
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2014-09-18
Intro
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USSB2892401(Kids) Education Savings Account Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) eliminate after 2014 the income-based reduction of contributions to Coverdell education savings accounts, (2) increase the annual contribution limit for such a...
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2014-09-18
Intro
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USHB5578Employer Participation in Refinancing Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an exclusion from gross income for the payment of an employer, either to an employee or a lender, of any indebtedness of an employee under a qualified education ref...
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2014-09-18
Intro
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USSB2877Federal Debt Management Act of 2014 - Limits the Department of the Treasury's authority to manage the debt of the United States by using extraordinary measures to prevent the public debt limit from being exceeded. Limits the authority of the Secreta...
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2014-09-18
Intro
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USHB5576USAccounts: Investing in America's Future Act of 2014 - Establishes in the Treasury the USAccount Fund to make contributions to accounts known as USAccounts, which are established under this Act for each child of a taxpayer qualifying for the child t...
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2014-09-18
Engross
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USSB2511Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) with respect to the treatment as a substantial employer subject to specified liability of any employer that ceases operations at a facility in any location with the result that more t...
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2014-09-17
Held at the desk.
Intro
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USSB2844James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act
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2014-09-17
Engross
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USHB3522Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2014 - Permits a health insurance issuer that has in effect health insurance coverage in the group market on any date during 2013 to continue offering such coverage for sale through 2018 outside of a health care...
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2014-09-15
Received in the Senate.
Intro
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USSB2806Dependent Care Savings Account Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) establish tax-exempt dependent care savings accounts to pay the employment-related expenses of caring for a dependent of the taxpayer, (2) allow a deduction from gr...
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2014-09-15
Intro
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USSB2808Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2014 - Permits a health insurance issuer that has in effect health insurance coverage in the group market on any date during 2013 to continue offering such coverage for sale during 2014 outside of a health care ...
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2014-09-15
Intro
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USHB5464Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Department of Labor Appropriations Act, 2015 - Makes appropriations for FY2015 to the Department of Labor. Department of Health and Human ...
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2014-09-15
Intro
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USHB5453Permits a health insurance issuer that has in effect health insurance coverage in the group market on any date during 2013 to continue offering such coverage for sale through 2016 outside of a health care exchange established under the Patient Protec...
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2014-09-12
Intro
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USSR542Supports the goals and ideals of National Save for Retirement Week, acknowledging the need to raise public awareness of: (1) the importance of saving adequately for retirement, and (2) a variety of ways to save for retirement favored under the Intern...
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2014-09-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5571; text as passed Senate: CR S5565-5566)
Intro
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USSB2792Apprenticeship and Jobs Training Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers a business-related tax credit for up to $5,000 for the training of a qualified individual in a qualified apprenticeship program. Defines a "qualified i...
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2014-09-11
Intro
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USHR655Declares that the Secretary of the Treasury has failed to meet the specified requirement of the U.S. Constitution to take care that a law be faithfully executed, with respect to the departmental policy provided under the Department of the Treasury No...
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2014-09-02
Pass
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USHB5021Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 - Title I: Surface Transportation Program Extension - Subtitle A: Federal-Aid Highways - (Sec. 1001) Continues from October 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015, and authorizes appropriations through that perio...
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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-159.
Intro
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USHB5328Guaranteed Health Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to maintain, upon repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education Recon...
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2014-08-01
Intro
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USHB5321Protecting Insurance Coverage for Sick Americans Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to maintain, upon repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliat...
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2014-08-01
Intro
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USHB5392Fairness for Farmers Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude nonimmigrant agricultural seasonal workers from the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide employees with minimum essential hea...
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2014-08-01
Intro
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USSB1486Postal Reform Act of 2014 - Title I: Postal Service Workforce - (Sec. 101) Modifies the formula for contributions to the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) for postal employees: (1) to require t...
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2014-07-31
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 523.
Intro
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USSB2731Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) create an exception to Medicare secondary payer requirements for certain workers' compensation settlement agreements, and (2) provide for the satisfaction of such requirements through u...
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2014-07-31
Intro
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USHB5326Dependent Care Savings Account Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) establish tax-exempt dependent care savings accounts to pay the employment-related expenses of caring for a dependent of the taxpayer, (2) allow a deduction from gr...
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2014-07-31
Intro
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USHB5381Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to nondiscrimination requirements for tax-exempt employee pension, profit-sharing, and stock bonus plans, to include protections for older, longer service participants in such plans, including the grandf...
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2014-07-31
Intro
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USHB5372Patriot Employer Tax Credit Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a Patriot employer a business-related tax credit for up to 10% of the first $15,000 of wages paid to any employee in a taxable year. Sets forth criteria for designation as a ...
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2014-07-31
Intro
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USSB2702Education Tax Fraud Prevention Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require: (1) individuals who claim a tax credit for qualified tuition and related expenses under the Hope Scholarship or the Lifetime Learning tax credit to include their social...
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2014-07-30
Intro
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USHB5262Student Worker Exemption Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude students who are employed by an institution of higher education (IHE) and carrying a full-time academic workload at the IHE from being counted as full-time employees i...
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2014-07-30
Intro
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USHB5298Student Job Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude students who are employed by an institution of higher education (IHE) and carrying what the school considers a full-time academic workload at the IHE from being counted ...
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2014-07-30
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