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USHB606Enroll(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
Signed by President.
USHB1191EnrollIran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the President, within five days after reaching an agreement with Iran regarding Iran's nuclear program, to transmit to Congress: the text of...
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2015-05-22
Signed by President.
USHB1675IntroEncouraging 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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2015-05-20
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 45 - 15.
USHB1786IntroJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Fund indefinitely and index appropriations to the medical care component of the consumer price i...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB644EngrossAmerica Gives More Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to reinstate and make permanent the tax deduction for charitable contributions of food by any trade or business, regardless of whether the contributions are made by a...
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2015-05-14
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1892IntroTrade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-05-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 76.
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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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB312IntroGlen Anthony Doherty Overseas Security Personnel Fairness Act Amends the Defense Base Act with respect to payment of death benefits otherwise due a widow, widower, or surviving child of an individual employed at a military, air, or naval base outsid...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB557IntroRetirement Security Act of 2015 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 cla...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB458IntroAmends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to revise requirements permitting multiemployer plans to adopt alternative rules for computing the payment of an employer's withdrawal liability to include a plan in critical status whose pla...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1171IntroVolunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow sponsors of certain deferred compensation plans to elect to include length of service award plans for bona fide volunteers providing firefi...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1088IntroTrade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2015 Amends the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 to repeal the declaration that trade adjustment assistance (TAA) program requirements in effect as of February 13, 2011, under the Trade Act of 1974...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1423IntroSelf-Insurance Protection Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the definition of "health insurance coverage" a stop-lo...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1090IntroRetail Investor Protection Act 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 is considered a fiduciary until 60...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions 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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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USSB1108IntroStanley Cooper Death Benefits for Court Security Officers Act
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2015-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1099IntroPACE Act
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2015-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB637IntroPermanent IRA Charitable Contribution Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the exclusion from gross income of distributions from individual retirement accounts made for charitable purposes. (Sec. 3) This ...
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2015-04-23
COSPONSOR AUTHORITY - Mr. Paulsen asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 637, a bill originally introduced by Rep. Schock of Illinois, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1835IntroAir Traffic Controller Reform and Employee Stock Ownership Act of 2015
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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USSB969IntroFederal Public Safety Retirement Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1005IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the credit for health insurance costs of certain eligible individuals, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB959IntroApprenticeship and Jobs Training Act of 2015 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. Defines a "qualified in...
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2015-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB962IntroEquity in Law Enforcement Act of 2015 Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: (1) expand the definition of "public service officer," for purposes of provisions concerning public safety officer death benefits, to include a la...
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2015-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1824IntroSimplified, Manageable, And Responsible Tax Act or the SMART Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to replace the marginal income tax rates with a single rate of 17% on individual taxable income. Redefines "taxable income" to mean the amount by whic...
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2015-04-15
To House Rules Committee
USSB910IntroAn original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the special rules for accident and health plans of certain governmental entities, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 44.
USSB916Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Don't Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act (Sec. 2) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income, ...
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2015-04-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 49.
USSB928IntroJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act
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2015-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB929IntroSimplified, Manageable, And Responsible Tax Act or the SMART Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to replace the marginal income tax rates with a single rate of 17% on individual taxable income. Redefines "taxable income" to mean the amount by whic...
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2015-04-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB938IntroAmerica Star Act This bill directs the Secretary of Labor to establish within the Department of Labor a voluntary America Star program under which the Secretary annually shall designate certain companies, based on specified performance categories, a...
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2015-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1196IntroHealth Savings Act of 2015 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 funds ...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB1600IntroPatients' Access to Treatments Act of 2015 Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish cost-sharing limits for health plans that cover prescription drugs and use a formulary or other tiered cost-sharing structure. Prohibits such a health plan f...
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2015-03-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1720IntroChild and Dependent Care FSA Enhancement Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase to $7,500 the amount of employer-provided dependent care assistance that an employee may exclude from gross income. Allows an annual inflation adjustment to s...
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2015-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1713IntroStudent Loan Repayment Assistance Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of an employee amounts paid by an employer under a student loan payment assistance program. Requires participating employees to pay at lea...
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2015-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB576IntroEncouraging Employee Ownership Act 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 sales price...
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2015-03-24
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment. Hearings held.
USHB1189IntroPreserving Employee Wellness Programs Act This bill declares that a workplace wellness program, by offering a reward to participants, does not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or title I or II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimi...
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2015-03-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1547IntroFamily Health Care Flexibility Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal provisions added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that: (1) restrict payments from health savings accounts, Archer medical savings accounts, and ...
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2015-03-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB836IntroFamily Health Care Flexibility Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal provisions added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that: (1) restrict payments from health savings accounts, Archer medical savings accounts, and ...
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2015-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB775IntroSelf-Insurance Protection Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the definition of "health insurance coverage" a stop-lo...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1439IntroFamily and Medical Insurance Leave Act Establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration (SSA), to be headed by the Deputy SSA Commissioner. Entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insur...
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2015-03-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB786IntroFamily and Medical Insurance Leave Act Establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration (SSA), to be headed by the Deputy SSA Commissioner. Entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insur...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB790IntroEconomic Freedom Zones Act of 2015 Prohibits federal assistance (e.g., loans, loan guarantees, or purchases) from being provided to: (1) a municipality or a zip code (eligible entity), other than an entity that is designated an Economic Free Zone by...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1387IntroFairness for Farmers Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude nonimmigrant agricultural seasonal workers from the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide employees with minimum essential healt...
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2015-03-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB841IntroNew IDEA Act or the New Illegal Deduction Elimination Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a tax deduction for wages and benefits paid to or on behalf of an unauthorized alien. Extends to six years the period for assessing and collecting unde...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1377IntroRoth Accounts for Youth Savings Act of 2015 or the RAYS Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow dependents of a taxpayer to establish a tax-preferred savings account similar to the existing Roth Individual Retirement Account, to be k...
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2015-03-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB679IntroQuality Data, Quality Healthcare Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to the use of certain data by qualified public or private entities to evaluate the performance of service providers and suppliers unde...
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2015-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1305IntroIncome Equity Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) deny employers a tax deduction for payments of excessive compensation to any full-time employee (i.e., compensation for services exceeding the greater of 25 times the median compensat...
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2015-03-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB620IntroPreserving Employee Wellness Programs Act This bill declares that a workplace wellness program, by offering a reward to participants, does not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or title I or II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimi...
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2015-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB33Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on February 27, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill amends the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 to extend the continuing FY2015 appropriations f...
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2015-02-27
Became Public Law No: 114-3.
USSB609IntroVolunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2015 Amends Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exclusion for benefits paid to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical providers by states and local governments, to: (1) increase the am...
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2015-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
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