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USSB379IntroSmall Business Tax Credit Accessibility Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the small employer health care insurance tax credit, to: (1) revise the definition of "eligible small employer" to mean an employer with not more than 50 (...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB1099IntroProtecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act or the PACE Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and Public Health Service Act to include employers with 51 to 100 employees as large employers for purposes of he...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB1697IntroSmall Business Healthcare Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to allow an employer with fewer than 50 employees that does not offer group health insurance coverage to e...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB1996IntroCommonsense Reporting Act of 2015 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for employers to report health insurance coverage information to the Internal Revenue ...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHJR88Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the term &...
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2016-05-09
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 460.
USHB4293IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to define "investment advice," as it relates to fiduciary duties under such Act, as a recommendation that relates to: (...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 391.
USHB4294IntroStrengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support Act of 2015 or the SAVERS Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the tax on prohibited transactions: (1) the provision of investment advice by a fiduciar...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 392.
USSB192PassOlder Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), with respect to the Administration on Aging, to require the Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs to collect and analyze best pract...
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2016-04-19
Became Public Law No: 114-144.
USSB2814IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
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2016-04-19
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB4988IntroProtection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the application of, and repeal authority for, administrative offsets to Social Secur...
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2016-04-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSJR33IntroThis joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the term "fiduciary" and the conflict of interest rule with respect to retirement investment advice. (The r...
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2016-04-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR125Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2017 and sets forth budgetary levels for FY2018-F...
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2016-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 356.
USHB4276IntroBehavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act of 2015
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4396IntroHeroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Reduction Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4235IntroWomen's Pension Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to: (1) extend spousal consent requirements to defined contribution pension plans, and (2) allow certain long-term part-time workers t...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4102IntroStudent Loan Relief Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of the Treasury to establish a temporary three-year program to facilitate federal student loan refinancing into the private market, at no cost to the federal government, to ensure pa...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3841IntroSecurity and Financial Empowerment Act of 2015 This bill amends the Violence Against Women Act to require the National Resource Center on Workplace Response provide information and assistance through domestic violence or sexual assault coalitions and...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4029IntroPension Accountability Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code to revise rules for voting on the suspension of pension benefits under multiemployer plans in endangered or critica...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4067IntroSmall Businesses Add Value for Employees Act of 2015 or the SAVE Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to employer-established simple individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and pension plans, to: repeal restrictions on...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4157IntroAmerican Manufacturing Workforce Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow, through 2021, 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 t...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4376IntroPay Stub Disclosure Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require each employer to provide an initial disclosure to each employee who is not subject to certain exemptions from minimum wage and maximum hour requirements within 1...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USSB2630IntroPay Stub Disclosure Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require each employer to provide an initial disclosure to each employee who is not subject to exemption from minimum wage and maximum hour requirements within 15 days af...
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2016-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB644Pass(This measure has not been amended since the Conference Report was filed in the House on December 9, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 TITLE I--TRADE FACILITATION AND TRADE ENFO...
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2016-02-24
Became Public Law No: 114-125.
USHB4469IntroHealth Savings Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the taxation of health savings accounts (HSAs), to: rename high deductible health plans as HSA-qualified health plans; allow spouses who have both attained age ...
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2016-02-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H865)
USSB2562IntroHeroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Reduction Act
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2016-02-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4435IntroComprehensive Behavioral Health Reform and Recovery Act of 2016
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2016-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB4514IntroCombating BDS Act of 2016 This bill authorizes a state or local government to adopt and enforce measures to divest its assets from, or prohibit investment of its assets in: (1) an entity that such government determines, using credible information ava...
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2016-02-10
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2531IntroCombating BDS Act of 2016 This bill authorizes a state or local government to adopt and enforce measures to divest its assets from, or prohibit investment of its assets in: (1) an entity that such government determines, using credible information ava...
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2016-02-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1675EngrossCapital Markets Improvement Act of 2016 TITLE I--ENCOURAGING EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP (Sec. 101) This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to revise regulations to require an issuer to furnish investors with additional specified disclo...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2502IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to define "investment advice," as it relates to fiduciary duties under such Act, as a recommendation that relates to: (...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2505IntroStrengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support Act of 2016 or the SAVERS Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the tax on prohibited transactions: (1) the provision of investment advice by a fiduciar...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2499IntroHealth Savings Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the taxation of health savings accounts (HSAs), to: rename high deductible health plans as HSA-qualified health plans; allow spouses who have both attained age ...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2497IntroRetail Investor Protection Act This bill prohibits the Secretary of Labor from prescribing any regulation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) defining the circumstances under which an individual shall be considered a fi...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2492IntroEncouraging Americans to Save Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the tax credit for retirement savings contributions to: (1) make such credit refundable; (2) allow individual taxpayers (excluding dependents and full-time studen...
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2016-02-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3762VetoTITLE I--HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR, AND PENSIONS (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which provides for investment in prevention and public health progr...
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2016-02-02
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on the Budget. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action to the House.
USSB2472IntroAmerican Savings Account Act of 2016 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to establish a new retirement option for all employees and self-employed individuals to be known as the American Savings Account Fund. ...
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2016-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2471Intro401(Kids) Education Savings Account Modernization Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) limit the requirement for an income-based reduction in allowable contributions to a Coverdell education savings account to an individual ...
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2016-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2051IntroImproving Postal Operations, Service, and Transparency Act of 2015 This bill directs the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to submit a report on the universal service obligation of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) that takes into account the changing ...
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2016-01-21
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2457IntroEmployer Participation in Repayment Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend the tax exclusion for employer-provided educational assistance to include payments of qualified education loans paid to either an employee or a lend...
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2016-01-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4371IntroArticle I Consolidated Appropriations Amendments, 2016 This bill amends the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 to restrict federal agencies from using appropriations for certain activities. The bill includes restrictions that affect policy and r...
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2016-01-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB4381IntroServicemember Retirement Improvement Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow members of the Ready Reserve of a reserve component of the Armed Forces to make the maximum allowable contribution ($18,000 in 2016) to their Thrift Savings...
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2016-01-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4363IntroStudent Tax Affordability and Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from an employee's gross income, for income tax purposes, qualified student loan payment assistance provided by an employer. This assistance includes the ...
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2016-01-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4357IntroVolatility And Losses Undermining Earnings Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to waive the minimum distribution requirements for certain defined contribution pension plans or individual retirement plans during calendar year 2016.
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2016-01-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2029PassHighlights: The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 provides FY2016 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military construction, military family housing, the U.S. share of the Nort...
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2015-12-18
Became Public Law No: 114-113.
USSB2308Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Church Plan Clarification Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax tre...
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2015-12-11
Held at the desk.
USHB4217IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude any amount includible in gross income for converting to a Roth Individual Retirement Account from the calculation of adjusted gross income used to determine eligibility for, and the amount of, the...
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2015-12-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2387IntroProtection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the application of, and repeal authority for, administrative offsets to Social Secur...
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2015-12-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2391IntroAmerican Clean Energy Investment Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend and modify tax provisions relating to energy. TITLE I--REDUCING CARBON POLLUTION AND CREATING JOBS BY TRANSITIONING TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SOURCES This...
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2015-12-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2398IntroClean Energy Worker Just Transition Act This bill prescribes eligibility requirements and procedures for the award of temporary adjustment assistance to a group of workers of adversely affected coal-related or coal-dependent or similar energy industr...
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2015-12-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4236IntroFinancial Security Credit Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an income-based tax credit equal to the lesser of $500 or 50% of the total amount deposited or contributed into designated savings products in a taxable year (f...
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2015-12-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
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