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USSCR25IntroAn original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
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2017-10-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
USHB4000IntroStudent Loan Relief Act of 2017 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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2017-10-10
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3956IntroSTARS Act Simplifying Technical Aspects Regarding Seasonality Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude seasonal employees from the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide employees w...
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2017-10-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3925IntroPatriot Employer Act of 2017
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2017-10-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1908IntroCommonsense Reporting Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for employers to report health insurance coverage information to the Internal Revenue Service (...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3919IntroCommonsense Reporting Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for employers to report health insurance coverage information to the Internal Revenue Service (...
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2017-10-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3823PassDisaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 This bill extends several federal aviation programs, aviation taxes, and public health programs. It also modifies requirements for purchasing flood insurance and provides tax incentives...
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2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-63.
USSB1591IntroBanking Restrictions Involving North Korea (BRINK) Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSR274IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles, increasing personal financial literacy, and engaging the people of the United Stat...
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2017-09-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6230)
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USHB1628EngrossAmerican Health Care Act of 2017 TITLE I--ENERGY AND COMMERCE Subtitle A--Patient Access to Public Health Programs (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to eliminate funding after FY2018 for the Prevention...
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2017-09-14
S.Amdt.543 Considered by Senate.
USSB1817IntroPublic Good IRA Rollover Act of 2017
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2017-09-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3798IntroSave American Workers Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to change the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide minimum essential health care coverage under the Patient Protection and Affo...
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2017-09-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1804IntroMedicare for All Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB488EngrossEncouraging Employee Ownership Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Securities and Exchange Commission to increase, from $5 million to $10 million, the 12-month sales threshold beyond which an issuer is required to provide investors with additional di...
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2017-09-12
Held at the desk.
USSB1790IntroBoost Saving for College Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the tax treatment of qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans). The bill allows: (1) a nonrefundable tax credit for contributions of an individual to a 529 plan, ...
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2017-09-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1782IntroForty Hours Is Full Time Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the employer mandate to provide health care coverage, to: (1) modify the formula for calculating the number of full-time employees employed by an applica...
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2017-09-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3569IntroOfficer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2017
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3679IntroNational Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3653IntroMaking Your Retirement Accessible Act MyRA Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish an employee retirement option known as a MyRA account. A MyRA account functions as a Roth Individual Retirement Account. An employee who elects to ...
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2017-08-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3648IntroVested Employee Pension Benefit Protection Act This bill 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: (1) they are ...
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2017-08-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3632IntroPACE Act Promoting Affordable Childcare for Everyone Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment (known as the Child and Depend...
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2017-07-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3499IntroAutomatic IRA Act of 2017
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2017-07-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB873IntroTSP Modernization Act of 2017 This bill modifies the rules relating to withdrawals from the Thrift Saving Plan (TSP) accounts of former federal employees and Members of Congress. Under current law, such employees and Members may make only one partial...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1618IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 for purposes of the tax on private foundation excess business holdings to treat as outstanding any employee-owned stock purchased by a business enterprise pursuant to certain employee stock ownership ...
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2017-07-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3338IntroBreast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2017
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2017-07-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1589IntroPromotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2017 This bill 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 secur...
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2017-07-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1551IntroEconomic Freedom Zones Act of 2017
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2017-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3046IntroHelp All Americans Save for College Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the tax treatment of qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans) and ABLE accounts. (Tax-favored ABLE [Achieving a Better Life Experience] accoun...
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2017-07-05
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB3136IntroGraduate Student Savings Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow funds paid to an individual to aid in the pursuit of graduate or postdoctoral study or research to be saved in an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). The bill p...
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2017-06-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1444IntroEmpowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act
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2017-06-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3084IntroEmpowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act
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2017-06-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2999IntroPatients' Access to Treatments Act of 2017 This bill 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. Such health plans ma...
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3037IntroGroup Term Life Insurance Increase Act 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 purposes. Cu...
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2017-06-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2985IntroNo Carve Out for Congress Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2984IntroHigh Risk Pool, No Reward Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2986IntroGood for the Gander Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1379IntroGraduate Student Savings Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow funds paid to an individual to aid in the pursuit of graduate or postdoctoral study or research to be saved in an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). The bill p...
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2017-06-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2916IntroCharities Helping Americans Regularly Throughout the Year Act of 2017
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2017-06-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1343IntroCharities Helping Americans Regularly Throughout the Year Act of 2017
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2017-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2745IntroHealthy MOM Act Healthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act
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2017-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1321IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act
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2017-06-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2856IntroCombating BDS Act of 2017 This bill allows a state or local government to adopt and enforce measures to divest its assets from, prohibit investment of its assets in, or restrict contracting with: (1) an entity that engages in a commerce- or investmen...
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2017-06-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2808IntroFirst 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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2017-06-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2384IntroKeeping America's 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...
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2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USSB419PassPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise requirements for the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. (The PSOB program provides death, disabil...
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2017-06-02
Became Public Law No: 115-36. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1238IntroVolunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2017 This bill 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) increa...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1239IntroLOSAP CAP Act Length of Service Award Program Cap Adjustment Priority Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to deferred compensation plans, to increase the limit on accruals that is required for length of service award plans (L...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1251IntroPortable Benefits for Independent Workers Pilot Program Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to award grants for FY2018, on a competitive basis, to states, local governments, or nonprofit organizations to support broad innovation and experi...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2685IntroPortable Benefits for Independent Workers Pilot Program Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to award grants for FY2018, on a competitive basis, to states, local governments, or nonprofit organizations to support broad innovation and experi...
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2017-05-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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