Subject Employee benefits and pensions | Current

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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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2014-09-16
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5647-5649; text as passed Senate: CR S5647-5649)
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USHB3522Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2013 - 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
Received in the Senate.
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USSR542A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Save for Retirement Week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles and increasing personal financial literacy.
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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)
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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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USHB5399Student Loan Repayment Assistance Act of 2014
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2014-08-01
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USSB1486Postal Reform Act of 2013 - Amends provisions of federal law relating to the funding of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) retirement and health care systems, operations, revenue, and governance. Title I: Postal Service Workforce - Modifies the pre-fund...
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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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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
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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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USHB1771North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2013 - Directs the President to investigate credible information of sanctionable activities involving North Korea and to designate and apply sanctions with respect to any person (referred to as a "designa...
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2014-07-29
Intro
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USSB2680Buy it in America Act
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2014-07-29
Intro
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USHB5213Simplifying 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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2014-07-28
Intro
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USSB2660Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the exclusion of payments made from an accident or health plan funded by a state entity from gross income for income tax purposes, to: (1) include payments made to an employee or to a spouse, dependen...
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2014-07-24
Intro
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USHB5173Strong Families Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow certain employers a business-related tax credit for up to 25% of the amount of wages paid to their employees during any period (not exceeding 12 weeks) in which such employees are on fam...
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2014-07-23
Intro
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USSB2634National 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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2014-07-22
Intro
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USHB4777Health Savings Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to health savings accounts (HSAs), to: (1) allow an additional tax deduction for amounts paid to the HSA of a taxpayer's child or grandchild; (2) allow a rollover of HSA fund...
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHB5102Medicare Employer Relief Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to Medicare as secondary payer to repeal requirements for identification of secondary payer situations.
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2014-07-18
Intro
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USSB2629Preventive Care Coverage Notification Act
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2014-07-17
Intro
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USSB2627Strong Families Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow certain employers a business-related tax credit for up to 25% of the amount of wages paid to their employees during any period (not exceeding 12 weeks) in which such employees are on fam...
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2014-07-17
Intro
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USSB2618Strong Families Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow certain employers a business-related tax credit for up to 25% of the amount of wages paid to their employees during any period (not exceeding 12 weeks) in which such employees are on fam...
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2014-07-16
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USSB2578Protect 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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2014-07-16
Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Record Vote No. 228) entered in Senate. (consideration: CR S4535)
Intro
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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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2014-07-16
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USSB2605Preserving Religious Freedom and a Woman's Access to Contraception Act - Prohibits employers from restricting employees from purchasing any drug or medical device regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Repeals sections of the Patient Pr...
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2014-07-15
Intro
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USHB5098Ensuring Medicaid and Medicare Access to Providers Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the employer health insurance mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2014 and 2015 employers whose Medicare and Medicaid...
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2014-07-14
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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2014-07-11
Intro
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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
Intro
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USSB2589Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2014
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2014-07-10
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USHB4619Permanent IRA Charitable Contribution Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the exclusion from gross income of distributions from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) for charitable purposes.
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2014-06-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 369.
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USSB2546Auto Enroll Repeal Act - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to repeal the requirement that employers with more than 200 full-time employees that offer enrollment in one or more health benefits plans enroll automatically all new full-time emp...
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2014-06-26
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USSB2540Patriot 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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2014-06-26
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USHB3837Vested Employee Pension Benefit Protection Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow employees in the building and construction industry to make distributions from their tax-exempt multi-employer pension plan at age 55 if they are not separated...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4550Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (SAA, 2008) to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on or before ...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4376Retirement Security Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) prescribe final regulations to permit employers to participate in multiple employer pension benefit plans, (2) promulgate regulations or other guidance to simplify and cl...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4415Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (SAA, 2008) to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on or before ...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4865Family Coverage Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretaries of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury have the administrative authority, within their respective jurisdictions, to apply the affordability provision of the Patie...
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2014-06-12
Intro
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USSB2462Safeguarding Classrooms Hurt by ObamaCare's Obligatory Levies - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude any elementary or secondary school, state or local educational agency, and institution of higher education from the definition of "applicable ...
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2014-06-11
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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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2014-06-11
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USSB2461CHIP Extension Act of 2014 - Revises and extends through FY2019 at generally increased levels the program under title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act (SSA), and adjusts CHIP allotment requirements accordingly...
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2014-06-11
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USSB2455Retirement and Income Security Enhancements (RAISE) Act - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to entitle divorced spouses to OASDI benefits after 5 (currently 10) years of marriage. M...
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2014-06-10
Intro
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USSB2441Equity in Law Enforcement Act of 2014
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2014-06-05
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USSB2434Family Coverage Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretaries of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury have the administrative authority, within their respective jurisdictions, to apply the affordability provision of the Patie...
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2014-06-05
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USSB2429Employer 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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2014-06-04
Intro
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USSB2418Bankruptcy Fairness and Employee Benefits Protection Act of 2014 - Amends federal bankruptcy law to require the debtor in possession, prior to filing an application seeking rejection of a collective bargaining agreement, to propose only those minimum...
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2014-06-03
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USSB2411United States Employee Ownership Bank Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to establish the United States Employee Ownership Bank to foster increased employee ownership and greater employee participation in company decisionmaking throughout th...
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2014-06-02
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USSB2412Worker Ownership, Readiness, and Knowledge Act or the WORK Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, to establish within the Employment and Training Administration an Employee Ownership ...
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2014-06-02
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USHB4775Safeguarding Classrooms Hurt by ObamaCare's Obligatory Levies - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude any elementary or secondary school, state or local educational agency, and institution of higher education from the definition of "applicable ...
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2014-05-30
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USHB4728Certify It Act of 2014 - Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to study the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on small businesses and the Office of the Actuary, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, to study the...
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2014-05-30
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USSB2383Certify It Act of 2014 - Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to study the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on small businesses and the Office of the Actuary, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, to study the...
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2014-05-22
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