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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 fore...
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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.
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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2015-06-24
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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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2015-06-12
To House Education And The Workforce 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
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
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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2015-06-04
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
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
USHB1892IntroTrade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-05-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 76.
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
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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
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
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
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
USHB2113IntroFederal 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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2015-04-29
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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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2015-04-29
To House Small Business Committee
USSB1108IntroStanley Cooper Death Benefits for Court Security Officers Act
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2015-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2050IntroMiddle 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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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means 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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2015-04-28
To House Education And The Workforce 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.
USSB1016IntroPreserving Freedom and Choice in Health Care Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the requirements for individuals to maintain minimum essential coverage and for large emp...
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2015-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1835IntroAir Traffic Controller Reform and Employee Stock Ownership Act of 2015
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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB1886IntroThis bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to eliminate the funding mechanism for the transitional reinsurance program. Currently, issuers of individual, group, and self-funded plans are required to pay a fee in 2014, 2015, and 2...
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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB969IntroFederal Public Safety Retirement Fairness Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the 10% additional tax on early distributions from tax-exempt retirement plans distributions from a thrift savings fund to a qualified law...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1005IntroHealth Coverage Tax Credit Extension Act of 2015 This bill extends the tax credit for health insurance costs of a taxpayer and qualifying family members through 2019. The tax credit for health insurance costs is a refundable tax credit equal to 72.5%...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Finance 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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2015-04-16
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USSB910Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) (Sec. 1) Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the exclusion from gross income of payments from an accident...
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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.
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
USSB928IntroJames 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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2015-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
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