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USHB22Engross(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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2015-07-31
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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.
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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2015-07-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 170.
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.
USSB192Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), with respect to ...
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2015-07-20
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3112IntroBetter Enrollment Options Protect Employee Needs Act or the Be Open Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to repeal the requirement that employers with more than 200 full-time employees that offer enrollment in one or more health ...
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2015-07-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2965IntroBuilding on Local District Flexibility in IDEA Act
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2015-07-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2146PassDefending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the exemption from the 10% penalty tax on early distributions from a government retirement plan for qualified public safety employe...
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2015-06-29
Became Public Law No: 114-26.
USHB1314EngrossTrade Act of 2015 TITLE I--TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (Sec. 102) Declares the overall trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to any agreement with a for...
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2015-06-25
TABLING MOTION TO CONCUR - The Chair announced that, without objection, the pending motion to reconsider the vote on the question of concurring in that portion of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1314 comprising title II (except for section 212) is laid upon the table.
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.
USHB2868IntroSmall Business Health Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2756IntroPatient Freedom Act of 2015 This bill provides states with three options regarding title I (provisions on health insurance reform, exchanges, and subsidies) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA): (1) continue implementing PPACA, (...
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2015-06-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2653IntroAmerican Health Care Reform Act of 2015
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2015-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2771IntroGroup Term Life Insurance Increase Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the limit on the amount of employer-provided group term life insurance that an employee may exclude from his or her gross income for income tax purp...
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2015-06-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2752IntroVolunteer 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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2015-06-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2403IntroCoal Healthcare and Pensions Protection Act of 2015 Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to revise the formula for determining the amount of funds derived from coal mine operator-paid reclamation fees which shall be transferr...
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB1531IntroPatient Freedom Act of 2015 This bill provides states with three options regarding title I (provisions on health insurance reform, exchanges, and subsidies) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA): (1) continue implementing PPACA, (...
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2015-06-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2703IntroRight Start Child Care and Education Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase the rates and maximum allowable amount of the tax credit for employer-provided child care facilities; (2) increase the eligibility threshold amount an...
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2015-06-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2649IntroMedicare Secondary Payer and Workers' Compensation Settlement Agreements Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) create an exception to Medicare secondary payer requirements for certain workers' compensation settl...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1514IntroMedicare Secondary Payer and Worker's Compensation Settlement Agreements Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) create an exception to Medicare secondary payer requirements for certain workers' compensation settl...
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2015-06-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2645IntroThis bill prohibits the investment of any Thrift Savings Account funds in any company that boycotts Israel.
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2015-06-04
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2658IntroProtecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude services rendered by bona-fide volunteers providing firefighting and prevention services, emergency medical services, or ambulance s...
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2015-06-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2619IntroPatriot Employer Tax Credit Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a Patriot employer a business-related tax credit for up to 10% of the first $15,000 of wages paid to any employee in a taxable year. Sets forth criteria for designation as a P...
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2015-06-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1486IntroPatriot Employer Tax Credit Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a Patriot employer a business-related tax credit for up to 10% of the first $15,000 of wages paid to any employee in a taxable year. Sets forth criteria for designation as a P...
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2015-06-02
To Senate Finance 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.
USHB1191Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on May 7, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the Presid...
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2015-05-22
Became Public Law No: 114-17.
USHB2476IntroSeniors' Health Care Choice Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to establish: (1) a special enrollment period under Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) for an individual enrolled in COBRA (health...
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1438IntroAllowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act
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2015-05-21
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
USHB2432IntroFederal Employee Gender Diversity Investment Act This bill establishes a Gender Equality-Focused Stock Index Fund as an investment option for the Thrift Savings Plan. In creating the Fund, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board must select a ...
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2015-05-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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
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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2015-05-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1317IntroLifetime 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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2015-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1892IntroTrade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) 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, und...
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2015-05-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 76.
USSB1262IntroSmall Business Start-up Savings Accounts Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide for tax-exempt Small Business Start-up Savings Accounts to pay for trade or business expenses, including the purchase of equipment or facilities, market...
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2015-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1212IntroPromotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend to all domestic corporations, including S corporations, provisions allowing deferral of tax on gain from the sale of employer securities to ...
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2015-05-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2207IntroFlexible Spending Account Act or the FSA Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal after 2015 the $2,500 limitation on salary reduction contributions to a health flexible spending arrangement under a cafeteria plan.
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2015-05-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1144IntroFederal Employees Sustainable Investment Act Establishes the Corporate Responsibility Stock Index Fund as an investment option under the Thrift Savings Fund. Directs the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to select a minimum of one index fo...
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2015-04-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1159IntroPublic Good IRA Rollover Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to revise the tax exclusion of distributions from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) for charitable purposes to: (1) make such exclusion permanent; (2) eliminate the $100,000 c...
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2015-04-30
To Senate Finance 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
USHB2157IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2015 the exclusion from gross income, for income tax purposes, of distributions from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) for charitable purposes.
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2015-04-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1156IntroProtecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2015 Amends federal bankruptcy law governing expenses and claims to increase to $20,000: (1) allowed unsecured claims in the fourth order of priority (wages, salaries, or commissions),...
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2015-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2185IntroDebt Limit Control and Accountability Act of 2015 This bill prohibits the Department of the Treasury from using extraordinary measures either to prevent the United States from reaching the statutory debt limit or once the debt limit has been reached...
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2015-04-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
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
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