US Congress Representative Erik Paulsen [R]

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USHB427EngrossRegulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 States that the purpose of this Act is to increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations. Revi...
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2015-07-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB1737IntroReforming 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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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 10.
USHB3209IntroRecovering Missing Children Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow the disclosure of tax returns and return information to officers and employees of state or local law enforcement agencies who are partnering with a federal agency in investigat...
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2015-07-27
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5520)
USHB511IntroTribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015 Amends the National Labor Relations Act to provide that any enterprise or institution owned and operated by an Indian tribe and located on its lands is not considered an employer (thus excluding such enterprises ...
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2015-07-22
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2482EngrossPreservation Enhancement and Savings Opportunity Act of 2015 Amends the Low-Income Housing Preservation and Resident Homeownership Act of 1990 (LIHPRHA) with respect to a plan of action the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) may approve...
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2015-07-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6Engross21st Century Cures Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through FY2018. The NIH Innovation Fund is established to fund a strategic plan, early stage investigators, and high-risk, hi...
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2015-07-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2646IntroHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4963)
USHB2903IntroCraft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015
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2015-07-08
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4875)
USHB893PassBoys 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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2015-07-06
Became Public Law No: 114-30.
USHB644EngrossTrade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 TITLE I--TRADE FACILITATION AND TRADE ENFORCEMENT (Sec. 101) This bill directs the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to ensure that CBP partnership programs, such as the Customs-Trade Partn...
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2015-06-24
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1190EngrossProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Repeals sections of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (and restores provisions of law amended by those sections) related to the establishment of an Independent Payment Advisory ...
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2015-06-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB160EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on medical device manufacturers and importers. This repeal applies to sales in calendar quarters beginning after the enactment of thi...
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2015-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 125.
USHB2315IntroMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 Prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other than: (1) the state...
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2015-06-17
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 4.
USHB2788IntroS Corporation Modernization Act of 2015
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2015-06-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2742IntroThis bill requires that a military working dog be retired in the United States, except when a U.S. citizen living abroad adopts the dog at the time of retirement. Amounts available to the military department concerned shall be available for such dog'...
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2015-06-12
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4246)
USHB235Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access...
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2015-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2400IntroSIGMA Act of 2015
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2181IntroStopping Trained in America Ph.D.s From Leaving the Economy Act of 2015 or the STAPLE Act Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt from: (1) direct numerical limitations aliens who have earned a Ph.D. degree in science, technology, engin...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2597IntroAccelerating Innovation in Medicine Act of 2015 or the AIM Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop an accelerating innovation in medicine (AIM) list ...
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2015-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB606Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Don't Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross i...
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2015-05-22
Became Public Law No: 114-14.
USHB2404IntroTreat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to authorize the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in addition to qualified primary care physicians and other primary care practitioners, to co...
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB880EngrossAmerican Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill revises and makes permanent after 2014 the research tax credit. The rate of such credit is modified to equal the sum of 20% of so much of the qualified research expenses for the tax...
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2015-05-21
Received in the Senate.
USHB2510IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the additional 50% depreciation allowance, known as bonus depreciation, for depreciable business property (i.e., qualified property) placed in service after December 31, 2014. The term &quo...
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2015-05-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB2323IntroUnited States International Communications Reform Act of 2015 Revises U.S. international broadcasting and communications structures, missions, and objectives. Requires U.S. international broadcasting to incorporate specified standards. Establishes th...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2483IntroIndependent Contractor Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to set forth criteria for classifying a worker as an employee or an independent contractor. Prohibits: (1) any retroactive assessment of employment ...
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2015-05-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2405IntroFacilitating Investments in Local Markets Act or the FILM Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the expensing of the costs of qualified film and television productions, to: (1) extend through 2016 provisions allowing such expensing, a...
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR269IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: the United States should urge the government of Syria and other parties to the civil war in Syria to implement an immediate cease fire and engage in negotiations to end the bloodshed; the U...
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2015-05-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1854IntroComprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to an eligible entity for sequential intercept mapping and implementation fo...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2238IntroCraft Beverage Bond Simplification Act of 2015 This bill allows taxpayers who are liable for not more than $50,000 per year in excise taxes on distilled spirits, wine, or beer to file and pay such taxes quarterly without the requirement to post a bo...
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2015-05-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR248IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should initiate preparatory work to begin negotiations to enter into a free trade agreement with Tunisia.
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2015-05-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2128IntroReal Estate Investment and Jobs Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase from 5% to 10% the stock ownership threshold in a real estate investment trust for purposes of exempting proceeds from dispositions of such stock from ...
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2015-04-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB465IntroWorking Families Flexibility Act of 2015 Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to authorize private employers to provide compensatory time off to private employees at a rate of 1 1/2 hours per hour of employment for which overtime compensation...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB1179IntroPreserving the Work Requirement for Welfare Act Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Services from finalizing, implementing, enforcing, or otherwise taking any action to give effect to the Information Memorandum dated July 12, 2012 (Transmitt...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2115IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax on nonresident alien individuals, to: (1) make permanent the tax exemption for interest-related dividends and short-term capital gain dividends received from a regulated investment company, an...
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2015-04-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2096IntroPromotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2015 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 securities...
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2015-04-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB2061IntroEquitable 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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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1919IntroSteve Gleason Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover as durable medical equipment any eye tracking and gaze interaction accessories for speech generating devices furnished to individuals with a demons...
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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB203Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act or the Clay Hunt SAV Act (Sec. 2) Requires the Secretary of Vetera...
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2015-04-23
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 114-34.
USHB1567IntroGlobal Food Security Act of 2015 This bill requires the President to coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to accomplish the objectives of promoting global food security, resilience, and nutrition consistent with ...
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2015-04-23
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB500IntroSurvivors of Human Trafficking Empowerment Act Establishes the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking, which shall provide advice and recommendations to the Senior Policy Operating Group and the President's Task Force to Monitor and Com...
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2015-04-23
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1105EngrossDeath Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes for estates of decedents dying or for transfers made on or after the enactment date of this Act. In the case...
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2015-04-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB1886IntroThis bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to eliminate the funding mechanism for the transitional reinsurance program. Currently, issuers of individual, group, and self-funded plans are required to pay a fee in 2014, 2015, and 2...
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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1861IntroStop Motorcycle Checkpoint Funding Act Prohibits the Secretary of Transportation from providing grants or funds to a state, county, town, or township, Indian tribe, municipal, or other local government for use in any program to check helmet usage o...
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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB709Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 13, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act Amends the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 to expan...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB529Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on February 20, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill makes changes to the rules for qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans). (Sec. 2) The Internal...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB685Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Mortgage Choice Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends the Truth in Lending Act with respect to requirements for disclosure to a ...
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2015-04-16
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1882IntroHearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit Act 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an income based tax credit of up to $500 in a taxable year for the purchase of a qualified hearing aid that is described in the Code of Federal Regulations, is autho...
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2015-04-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1795IntroPromoting Opportunity through Informed Choice Act Directs the Commissioner of Social Security to make on-line tools publicly available through the Social Security Administration website to allow all individuals eligible for disability and Supplementa...
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2015-04-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1817IntroNo Bonuses for Tax Delinquent IRS Employees Act of 2015 Prohibits the payment of any performance award (including, but not limited to, bonuses, step increases, and time off) to an employee of the Internal Revenue Service who owes an outstanding fede...
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2015-04-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB601Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action has occurred on the measure.) Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act (Sec. 2) Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual privacy...
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2015-04-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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