US Congress Representative Richard Neal [D]

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USHB636EngrossAmerica's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent after 2014 the $500,000 allowance for the expensing of depreciable business property (section 179 property) and the $2 million thres...
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2015-04-16
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHR208IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals should be protected from discrimination under the law.
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2015-04-16
USHCR38IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) National Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in ...
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2015-04-16
USHB1821IntroTo provide certain protections from civil liability with respect to the emergency administration of opioid overdose drugs.
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2015-04-15
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015
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2015-03-27
USHB1652IntroSave Access to a Valuable Investment Needed to Generate Savings Act of 2015 or the SAVINGS Act Directs the Department of the Treasury to: (1) allow individual taxpayers an option to purchase U.S. savings bonds in paper form with a portion or all of ...
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2015-03-26
USHB1391IntroSocial Security 2100 Act
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2015-03-25
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2029-2031)
USHB1619IntroPaycheck Fairness Act Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises the except...
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2015-03-25
USHB1466IntroSurveillance State Repeal Act Repeals the USA PATRIOT Act and the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 (thereby restoring or reviving provisions amended or repealed by such Acts as if such Acts had not been enacted), except with respect to reports to Congress...
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2015-03-20
USHB1338IntroDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study and report to Congress on matters relating to the interring of veterans' unclaimed remains in national cemeteries under the control of the Nation...
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2015-03-19
USHB1021IntroProtecting the Integrity of Medicare Act of 2015 Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish cost-effective procedures to ensure t...
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2015-03-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 29.
USHB1430IntroPermanent CFC Look-Through Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax rule exempting dividends, interest, rents, and royalties received or accrued from certain controlled foreign corporations by a related entity from treat...
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2015-03-18
USHB1434IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and late ...
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2015-03-18
USHB699IntroEmail Privacy Act Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any comm...
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2015-03-17
USHB431Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the present...
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2015-03-07
Became Public Law No: 114-5.
USHB995IntroVeterans Day Moment of Silence Act Directs the President to issue an annual proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe two minutes of silence on Veterans Day, beginning at 3:11 p.m. Atlantic standard time, in honor of the serv...
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2015-03-06
USHB969IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 Includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while i...
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2015-03-06
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act
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2015-03-06
USHCR23IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the three civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama.
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2015-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E314)
USHB1286IntroChild Tax Credit Permanency Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
USHCR24IntroHonoring the life and memory of Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame.
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2015-03-04
USHB1260IntroAmerican Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to replace the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits with a new American Opportunity Tax Credit that: (1) allows an income tax credit of up to $2,500 of the qu...
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2015-03-04
USHB1198IntroPostal Employee Appeal Rights Amendments Act Extends federal employee protections against adverse personnel actions, including the right to appeal such actions to the Merit Systems Protection Board, to any officer or employee of the U.S. Postal Serv...
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2015-03-02
USHB1142IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the low-income housing tax credit, to make permanent the minimum 9% credit rate for new buildings that are not federally-subsidized and to establish a minimum 4% credit rate for existing buildings tha...
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2015-02-26
USHCR19IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the tax exemption of fraternal benefit societies continues to generate significant returns to society and that the work of such societies should continue to be promoted.
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2015-02-26
USHB1063IntroElimination of Tariffs on Education for Children's Act or the ETEACH Act Amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to grant duty-free treatment to electronic educational devices designed or intended primarily for children.
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2015-02-25
USHB1031IntroPromoting U.S. Jobs Through Exports Act of 2015
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2015-02-24
USHB501IntroVeterans and Servicemembers Employment Rights and Housing Act of 2015 Prohibits employment practices that discriminate based on an individual's military service and amends the Fair Housing Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1968 to prohibit housing disc...
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2015-02-19
USHB1002IntroMortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2016 the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of indebtedness on a principal residence.
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2015-02-13
USHB880IntroAmerican Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) revise the formula for calculating the amount of the reseach tax credit, (2) make such revised credit permanent, and (3) allow a portion of the research credit...
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2015-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 12.
USHB961IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the subpart F foreign personal holding company income exemption for income that is derived in the active conduct of a banking, financing, or similar business, as a securities dealer, or in the conduc...
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2015-02-12
USHB902IntroEarned Income Tax Credit Improvement and Simplification Act 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the earned income tax credit, to: (1) make permanent the increase in the rate of such credit for taxpayers with three or more qualifyi...
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2015-02-11
USHB861IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 Provides FY2015 appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides appropriations for Departmental Management and Operations for the Office of the Secretary and Executive Ma...
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2015-02-11
USHB855IntroNew Markets Tax Credit Extension Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the new markets tax credit, (2) provide for an inflation adjustment to the limitation amount for such credit after 2014, and (3) allow an offset agai...
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2015-02-10
USHB846IntroStudent Non-Discrimination Act of 2015 Prohibits public school students from being excluded from participating in, or subject to discrimination under, any federally-assisted educational program on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orienta...
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2015-02-10
USHB641IntroConservation Easement Incentive Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent after 2014 the tax deduction for charitable contributions by individuals and corporations of real property interests for conservation pu...
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2015-02-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 11.
USHB745IntroMedicare Ambulance Access, Fraud Prevention, and Reform Act of 2015 Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance Benefits) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to the ambulance fee schedule to: (1) increase the convers...
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2015-02-06
USHR91IntroCongratulates the New England Patriots on their Super Bowl XLIX victory.
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2015-02-05
USHB765IntroRestaurant and Retail Jobs and Growth Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the 15-year recovery period for qualified leasehold improvement property, qualified restaurant property, and qualified retail improvement property ...
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2015-02-05
USHB784IntroProtect Overnight Delivery Act Repeals the service standards for market-dominant products implemented by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on January 5, 2015, and directs USPS to reinstate the service standards that were in effect on December 31, 2011.
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2015-02-05
USHB711IntroEqual Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2015 Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to replace the current windfall elimination provision (WEP) (that reduces the Social Security benefits o...
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2015-02-04
USHB721IntroShort Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for railroad track maintenance, to: (1) expand the types of maintenance expenditures eligible for such credit, and (2) ext...
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2015-02-04
USHB631IntroEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religious ...
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2015-01-30
USHB632IntroU.S. Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society Recognition Act of 2015 Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a gold medal to the U.S. Air Forces Escape and Evasi...
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2015-01-30
USHR54IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to restore mail delivery service standards in effect as of July 1, 2012.
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2015-01-27
USHB523IntroPrescribe A Book Act Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to award matching grants to nonprofit organizations for the implementation of Pediatric Early Literacy Programs, through which: he...
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2015-01-26
USHB506IntroAutomatic IRA Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) require certain employers who do not maintain qualifying retirement plans or arrangements to make available to their eligible employees a payroll deposit individual retirement accoun...
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2015-01-22
USHR35IntroExpresses support for: (1) the goals of Catholic Schools Week, an event cosponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and established to recognize the contributions of Catholic eleme...
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2015-01-14
USHR26IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: students and families should maintain the right and responsibility of determining where to enroll for postsecondary education; the federal government, in conjunction with states and accredito...
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2015-01-12
USHR28IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all businesses and residential customers.
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2015-01-12
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