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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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
USSB2381IntroPuerto Rico Assistance Act of 2015 TITLE I--TAXES The bill provides for a reduction in employment and self-employment tax rates for qualified residents of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands during...
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2015-12-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2374IntroGlen Anthony Doherty Overseas Security Personnel Fairness Act This bill amends the Defense Base Act to require the death benefits of an individual employed at an overseas military base who dies as a result of a war-risk hazard or act of terrorism oc...
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2015-12-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB22PassDeveloping a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act or the DRIVE Act DIVISION A--FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS AND HIGHWAY SAFETY CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMS TITLE I--FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS Subtitle A--Authorizations and Programs (Sec. 11001) Authorizes a...
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2015-12-04
Became Public Law No: 114-94.
USHB4140IntroSaving the Earnings and Noting the Investment of Our Retired Seniors Act of 2015 or the SENIORS Act of 2015 This bill expresses the sense of Congress on a cost-of-living increase to Social Security benefits for seniors. The Department of the Treasury...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
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
USSB2354IntroStrong Families Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow certain employers a business-related tax credit for up to 25% of the amount of wages paid to their employees during any period (not exceeding 12 weeks) in which such employe...
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2015-12-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4144IntroSeniors And Veterans Emergency (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 felons, or aliens) wh...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB4128IntroTaxpayer Rights Act of 2015 TITLE I--TAXPAYER RIGHTS This title amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) require the Department of the Treasury, in consultation with the National Taxpayer Advocate, to publish a summary statement of primary taxpayer ...
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2015-11-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2333IntroTaxpayer Rights Act of 2015 TITLE I--TAXPAYER RIGHTS This title amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) require the Department of the Treasury, in consultation with the National Taxpayer Advocate, to publish a summary statement of primary taxpayer ...
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2015-11-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3858IntroSeptember 11th VCF Reauthorization and U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Compensation Act
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4058IntroObamacare Full Disclosure Act
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2015-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2320IntroUniversal Savings Account Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow for the establishment of Universal Savings Accounts. These Accounts shall be tax-exempt and may be opened by any individual who is at least 18 years of age and a U.S. c...
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2015-11-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4094IntroUniversal Savings Account Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow for the establishment of Universal Savings Accounts. These Accounts shall be tax-exempt and may be opened by any individual who is at least 18 years of age and a U.S. c...
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2015-11-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4114IntroFirst Time Homeowner Savings Plan Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase from $10,000 to $25,000 the maximum amount that may be withdrawn, without penalty, from a qualified retirement plan for purposes of assisting a first-time ho...
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2015-11-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4104IntroBike to Work Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to include a bicycle sharing system as a mass transit facility for purposes of the tax exclusion of employer-paid commuting expenses. The bill defines "bicycle sharing system" as a p...
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2015-11-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4085IntroChurch Plan Clarification Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax treatment of church pension plans, to: (1) provide that an organization otherwise eligible to participate in a church plan shall not be aggrega...
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2015-11-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2296IntroWorkforce Health Improvement Program Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the tax exclusion of the value of on-premises employer-provided athletic facilities. The bill provides for an exclusion from the gross income of an ...
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2015-11-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4045IntroUSAccounts: Investing in America's Future Act of 2015 This bill establishes in the Treasury the USAccount Fund, from which an initial contribution and subsequent matching contributions of up to $500 annually shall be made to accounts known as USAccou...
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2015-11-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2293IntroRetirement and Income Security Enhancements (RAISE) Act Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to entitle divorced spouses to OASDI benefits after 5 (currently 10) years of marriage. Mak...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Finance 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
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