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USHB2EngrossAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-06-21
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2943IntroTribal Employment and Jobs Protection Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the definition of "applicable large employer" for purposes of the employer health care mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (...
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2018-05-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4209IntroAmerica Wins Act The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on the carbon dioxide content of coal, petroleum and petroleum products, and natural gas sold by the manufacturer, producer, or importer and require the revenues to be...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3314Intro100 by '50 Act This bill calls for the United States to aggressively reduce carbon pollution as rapidly as practicable and achieve 100% clean and renewable energy by 2050. It provides financial support (e.g., grant programs and loans) for clean and r...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB2802IntroResponsible Additions and Increases to Sustain Employee Health Benefits Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exclusion for distributions from health flexible spending arrangements provided under a cafeteria ...
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2018-05-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5491IntroRural Health Insurance Act of 2018 This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to provide loans and grants to assist in the establishment of agricultural association health plans to help bring new health options and lower priced health care co...
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2018-04-30
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSB2670IntroSTARS Act Simplifying Technical Aspects Regarding Seasonality Act of 2018 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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2018-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB138IntroProtecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2017 This bill amends federal bankruptcy law to modify provisions related to Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which typically involves the reorganization of a debtor company's assets and debts. ...
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2018-03-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Norcross asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 138, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3303IntroFirst Responder Fair RETIRE Act First Responder Fair Return for Employees on Their Initial Retirement Earned Act of 2017
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2018-03-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2823IntroAffordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to modify requirements related to fiduciaries and the provision of investment advice for pens...
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2018-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 443.
USSB2474IntroRetirement Savings Lost and Found Act of 2018
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2018-02-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5118IntroUSAccounts: Investing in America's Future Act of 2018 This bill establishes in the Treasury the USAccount Fund from which the Department of the Treasury must make an initial $500 automatic contribution and subsequent matching contributions of up to $...
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2018-02-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2579EngrossBroader Options for Americans Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow the premium assistance tax credit to be used for unsubsidized COBRA continuation health coverage. (Under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act...
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2018-02-15
S.Amdt.1959 Cloture on amendment SA 1959 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 39 - 60. Record Vote Number: 36. (CR S1148)
USHB4997IntroGROW Act Giving Retirement Options to Workers Act of 2018
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2018-02-13
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1591IntroOtto Warmbier Banking Restrictions Involving North Korea Act of 2017 This bill requires the President to: (1) submit to Congress a list of financial institutions that are providing financial or banking support to the government of North Korea; (2) im...
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2018-01-30
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2147IntroButch Lewis Act of 2017 This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans. To receive a loan, a plan mus...
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2018-01-30
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB419PassPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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...
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2018-01-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2318IntroPension Stability Act
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2018-01-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2303IntroAccess to Independent Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to exclude remuneration paid for licensed independent insurance producers from administrative costs for purposes of calculating the medical los...
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2018-01-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1PassTax Cuts and Jobs Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. It also establishes an oil and gas leasing program for the Coastal Plain of the Ar...
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2017-12-22
Became Public Law No: 115-97.
USHB4729IntroEnding Secrecy About Workplace Sexual Harassment Act
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2017-12-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4637IntroSAVE Act of 2017 Small businesses Add Value for Employees Act of 2017
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2017-12-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1313IntroPreserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (Sec. 3) This bill exempts workplace wellness programs from: (1) limitations under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 on medical examinations and inquiries of employees, (2) the prohibition on collec...
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2017-12-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 341.
USHB4610IntroReceiving Electronic Statements To Improve Retiree Earnings Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code to authorize the electronic delivery of pension plan documents required to be f...
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2017-12-11
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4575IntroAccess to Independent Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to exclude remuneration paid for licensed independent insurance producers from administrative costs for purposes of calculating the medical los...
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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4524IntroRetirement Plan Simplification and Enhancement Act of 2017
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2017-12-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4500IntroProtection 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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2017-11-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of ...
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USHB4444IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans. To rece...
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2017-11-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB2132IntroFamily Coverage Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for determining the affordability of employer-sponsored minimum essential health coverage that is required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ...
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2017-11-15
To Senate Finance 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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2017-11-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 260.
USHB4219IntroWorkflex in the 21st Century Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to establish a voluntary workflex option under which employers who provide flexible workplace arrangement plans that include a combination o...
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2017-11-02
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB2043IntroSecurity and Financial Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-10-31
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4198IntroSecurity and Financial Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-10-31
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4158IntroRetirement Plan Modernization Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to increase from $5,000 to $7,600 the amount of accrued benefits in a pension plan that may be immediately di...
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2017-10-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4092IntroAG Act Agricultural Guestworker Act
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2017-10-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 16.
USHB4082IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act This bill nullifies interim final rules issued by the Department of Labor, the Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Health and Human Services that allow employers with religious or moral objections to ...
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2017-10-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1985IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act This bill nullifies interim final rules issued by the Department of Labor, the Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Health and Human Services that allow employers with religious or moral objections to ...
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2017-10-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR295IntroA resolution designating October 2017 as "National Employee Ownership Month". Designates October 2017 as National Employee Ownership Month.
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2017-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSCR27IntroA 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. Establishes the congressional budget for the f...
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2017-10-17
To Senate Budget Committee
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. Establishes the congressional budget...
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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
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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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3913IntroAmerican Miners Pension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to transfer certain funds and provide loans to the 1974 United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Pension Plan in order to provide pension...
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 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 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a Patriot employer a business-related tax credit equal to 10% of up to $15,000 of wages paid to any employee in a taxable year. The bill sets forth criteria for designat...
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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
USSB1911IntroAmerican Miners Pension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to transfer certain funds and provide loans to the 1974 United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Pension Plan in order to provide pension...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3823PassDisaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 TITLE I--FEDERAL AVIATION PROGRAMS Sec. 101) This bill reauthorizes for the period October 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018, the airport improvement program. (Sec. 102) The following exp...
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2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-63. (TXT | PDF)
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