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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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2016-02-09
Cloture motion on the conference report to accompany H.R. 644 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S730; text: CR S730)
USHB1675EngrossEncouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2015 Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise regulations to require an issuer to furnish investors with additional specified disclosures regarding compensatory benefit plans if the aggregate sale...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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.
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.
USHB22Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to add a provision to exempt any employee with coverage under a health ...
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2015-12-04
Became Public Law No: 114-94.
USHB4012IntroSeniors And Veterans Emergency Benefits Act or the SAVE Benefits Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to disburse a payment equal to 3.9% of the average amount of annual benefits to certain individuals (except prisoners, fugitive felo...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB1677IntroDental Insurance Fairness Act of 2015 Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to prescribe certain health care coverage value requirements for dental benefits under self-insured group health plans.
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2070IntroVested 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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1856IntroEmployee Benefits Protection Act of 2015 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 p...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions 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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2965IntroBuilding on Local District Flexibility in IDEA Act This bill amends the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to add exceptions to the maintenance of effort requirement for local education agencies (LEAs). Specifically, an LEA may reduce its le...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2317IntroLifetime Income Disclosure Act Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to require the quarterly pension benefit statement furnished to a participant or beneficiary with the right to direct the investment of assets in his ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1476IntroNo Taxpayer Bailouts for Unsustainable State and Local Pensions Act This bill prohibits the Secretary of the Treasury and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from providing loans, grants, or other forms of financial assistance to st...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2868IntroSmall Business Health Fairness Act of 2015 Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to provide for establishment and governance of association health plans (AHPs), which are group health plans whose sponsors are trade, indu...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2349IntroThis bill requires that all monies designated for union health insurance plans or funds be, without exception, fully reciprocated to a worker's home health plan or fund.
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2300IntroEmpowering Patients First Act of 2015 This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education and Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of their enactment. This bill replaces...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3264IntroHelping Americans Save Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand eligibility for the retirement savings tax credit by increasing income eligibility limits. Allows an annual inflation adjustment to such income levels for taxable years be...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2656IntroReceiving Electronic Statements To Improve Retiree Earnings Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code to authorize a document of any type that is required or permitted to be furnish...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2911IntroSmall 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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2844IntroKeep Our Pension Promises Act This bill repeals the elimination of the pension anti-cutback provisions under the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014. The anti-cutback provisions prohibit reductions in pension benefits to participants in multiem...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3241IntroState-Based Universal Health Care Act of 2015
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2794IntroStrengthen and Unite Communities with Civics Education and English Development Act of 2015 This bill amends the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act to: (1) award grants to states for integrated English literacy, U.S. history, and civics education...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USSB2251IntroSeniors And Veterans Emergency Benefits Act or the SAVE Benefits Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to disburse a payment equal to 3.9% of the average amount of annual benefits to certain individuals (except prisoners, fugitive felo...
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2015-11-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1314Pass(This measure has not been amended since the Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate amendment on October 30, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 TITLE I--BUDGET ENFORCEMENT (Sec. 101) This ...
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2015-11-02
Became Public Law No: 114-74.
USSB2220IntroHealthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act or the Healthy MOM Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act and Internal Revenue Code to require health insurers, health insurance exchanges, and group health plans to offer a special enrollment ...
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2015-10-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1090Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Retail Investor Protection Act (Sec. 2) Prohibits the Secretary of Labor from prescribing any regulation under the Empl...
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2015-10-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR488IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Week. Acknowledges the need to raise public awareness of a variety of tax-preferred retirement vehicles.
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2015-10-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1576Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on July 27, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Prohibits any person authorized by the Office of Person...
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2015-10-09
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1624Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on September 28, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable...
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2015-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-60.
USSB2147IntroPension 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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2015-10-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2099IntroStudent 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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2015-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHJR61Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This joint resolution amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt any employee wit...
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2015-09-24
S.AMDT.2687 Amendment SA 2687 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 2686. (consideration: CR S6917; text: CR S6917)Of a perfecting nature.
USSB2075IntroAmerican Worker Health Care Tax Relief Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal, for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benef...
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2015-09-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR263Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Week. Acknowledges the need to raise public awareness of a variety o...
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2015-09-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6907; text as passed Senate: CR S6899-6900)
USSB2045IntroMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal, beginning with taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess be...
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2015-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR252Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) This bill amends provisions of the Internal Revenue Code relating to the taxation of small business entities. TITLE I-...
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2015-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6654-6656)
USSB2020IntroApprenticeship and Jobs Training Act of 2015 This bill 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 or a qualified...
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2015-09-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3333IntroFederal Prison Work Incentive Act of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to entitle each prisoner confined in a penal or correctional institution for a definite term other than for life, whose record of conduct shows that the prisoner has...
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2015-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1200IntroAmerican Health Security Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives concerning recognition of health care as a human right. Establishes the State-Based American Health Security Program to provide every U.S. resident who is a U.S....
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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USSB1946Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Tax Relief Extension Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend expired and expiring tax provisions affect...
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2015-08-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 198.
USSB1919IntroHealth Care Conscience Rights Act Amends title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to declare that nothing in that title requires an individual to purchase individual health insurance coverage that includes coverage of an abortion or ...
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2015-08-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3236Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Transportation to ...
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2015-07-31
Became Public Law No: 114-41.
USHR397IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government and state governments should carry out the Affordable Care Act in a way that preserves the rights of employers and employees to maintain health insurance coverage through...
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3323IntroDental and Optometric Care Access Act
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1910Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Highlights: The Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2016 provides FY2016 appropriations to a...
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2015-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 176.
USHB3065IntroFinancial Services Conflict of Interest Act
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1827IntroSmall Business Tax Compliance Relief Act of 2015 This bill amends provisions of the the Internal Revenue Code relating to the taxation of small businesses to: allow small business entities with gross receipts not exceeding $10 million (currently, ...
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2015-07-22
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB3038Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II Directs the Secretary of Transportation to reduce the amount ap...
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2015-07-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USSB1809IntroSimplifying Technical Aspects Regarding Seasonality Act of 2015 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 under the Patient Protecti...
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2015-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
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