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USSB1576EngrossRepresentative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Prohibits any person authorized by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to receive federal retirement payments on behalf of a minor or an individual of legal disability from embezzling or...
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2016-07-21
Referred sequentially to the House Committee on the Judiciary for a period ending not later than Dec. 31, 2016 for consideration of such provisions of the bill as fall within the jurisdiction of that committee pursuant to clause 1(I) of rule X.
USHB210IntroStudent Worker Exemption Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude students who are employed by an institution of higher education (IHE) and carrying a full-time academic workload at the IHE from being counted as full...
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2016-07-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 506.
USHB3080IntroTribal Employment and Jobs Protection Act (Sec. 2) 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 C...
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2016-07-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 507.
USSB2328PassPROMESA Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act This bill amends the National Sea Grant College Program Act to reauthorize through FY2021 the National Sea Grant College Program. (Sec. 3) The bill requires the National Oceanic an...
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2016-06-30
Became Public Law No: 114-187.
USHJR88VetoDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to the definition of the term "Fiduciary". This joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the te...
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2016-06-22
Motion to refer the bill and accompanying veto message to the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
USSB6IntroWe the People Act of 2016 The federal criminal code is also amended regarding application of certain conflict-of-interest restrictions to a private sector employer that makes payment of compensation contingent on accepting a position in the federal g...
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2016-06-16
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB5278EngrossPROMESA Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act This bill addresses Puerto Rico's debt by establishing an oversight board, a process for restructuring debt, and expedited procedures for approving critical infrastructure projects...
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2016-06-13
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB379IntroSmall Business Tax Credit Accessibility Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the small employer health care insurance tax credit, to: (1) revise the definition of "eligible small employer" to mean an employer with not more than 50 (c...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB1099IntroPACE Act Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and Public Health Service Act to include employers with 51 to 100 employees as large employers for purposes of health in...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB1697IntroSmall Business Healthcare Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to allow an employer with fewer than 50 employees that does not offer group health insurance coverage to e...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB1996IntroCommonsense Reporting Act of 2015 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for employers to report health insurance coverage information to the Internal Revenue S...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB4936IntroMain Street Jobs and Opportunity Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and (2) make permanent the maximum 35% gift tax rate and the lifetime gift tax exemption, with a...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB2917IntroCommodity End-User Relief Act
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2016-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 461.
USSB2879IntroWorking Families Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase and expand tax incentives for employer-provided dependent care assistance. The bill increases the limit on the amount excludible from the gross income of an employee f...
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2016-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4900IntroPROMESA Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act This bill addresses Puerto Rico's debt by establishing an oversight board, a process for restructuring debt, and expedited procedures for approving critical infrastructure projects...
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2016-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB4294IntroSAVERS Act of 2015 Strengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support 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 fiduciary to a ...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 392.
USHB4293IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to modify requirements related to fiduciaries and the provision of investment advice for employer-sponsored retirement plans. It ...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 391.
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.
USSB2814IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 This bill authorizes FY2017 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2016-04-19
To Senate Armed Services Committee
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
USSJR33IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to the definition of the term "fiduciary" and the conflict of interest rule with resp...
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2016-04-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4955IntroPension and Budget Integrity Act of 2016 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to exclude the receipts and disbursements of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) from the federal budget. (The PBGC is a...
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2016-04-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4972IntroExpanding Penalty Free Withdrawal Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the exceptions that permit penalty-free distributions to unemployed individuals from retirement plans. The 10% additional tax on early distributions fr...
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2016-04-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4907IntroGrow Philanthropy Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of an individual who is at least 70-1/2 years of age up to $100,000 in distributions from an individual retirement plan to a donor-advised fund....
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2016-04-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4912IntroTaxpayer Protection Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish additional requirements and procedures for collecting taxes, regulating tax preparers, responding to identity theft, and assisting low-income taxpayers. The bill ...
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2016-04-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2741IntroKeep Estimated Extra Payments Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to permit the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and the Department of Labor to elect not to recoup overpayments of benefits to pa...
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2016-04-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4677IntroOfficer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2016 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to expand the definition of public safety officer for purposes of the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program to inclu...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHCR125IntroEstablishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2...
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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
USHB4396IntroHeroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Reduction Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4867IntroWorking Families Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase and expand tax incentives for employer-provided dependent care assistance. The bill increases the limit on the amount excludible from the gross income of an employee f...
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2016-03-23
To House Ways And Means 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 critical...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4067IntroSAVE Act of 2015 Small Businesses Add Value for Employees 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 rollover...
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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 to...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4376IntroPay Stub Disclosure Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require each employer to provide an initial disclosure to each employee who is not subject to certain exemptions from minimum wage and maximum hour requirements within 1...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB4832IntroHealth Savings Protection Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the excise tax on excess benefit employer-sponsored health care plans any amounts contributed to an Archer medical savings plan, a tax-exempt health savings accou...
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2016-03-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4795IntroABLE to Work Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to ABLE accounts (tax-exempt savings accounts for persons with a disability), to allow: (1) an ABLE account beneficiary to make contributions to an ABLE account equal t...
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2016-03-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2702IntroABLE to Work Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to ABLE accounts (tax-exempt savings accounts for persons with a disability), to allow: (1) an ABLE account beneficiary to make contributions to an ABLE account equal t...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2698IntroPreserving Consumer Health Accounts Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the excise tax on excess benefit employer-sponsored health care plans any amounts contributed to an Archer medical savings plan, a tax-exempt he...
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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2677IntroIn the Red Act of 2016
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2016-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2630IntroPay Stub Disclosure Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require each employer to provide an initial disclosure to each employee who is not subject to exemption from minimum wage and maximum hour requirements within 15 days af...
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2016-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4699IntroWorking Parents Flexibility Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish a tax-exempt parental leave savings account for the care of a child, to which an individual taxpayer who has earned income from employment during the past...
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2016-03-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB644PassAmerica Gives More 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 Partnership Against Terroris...
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2016-02-24
Became Public Law No: 114-125.
USHB4469IntroHealth Savings Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the taxation of health savings accounts (HSAs), to: rename high deductible health plans as HSA-qualified health plans; allow spouses who have both attained age 55 ...
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2016-02-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H865)
USSB2562IntroHeroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Reduction Act
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2016-02-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4577IntroExpanding Employee Ownership Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of an employee: (1) shares of employer securities received in a qualified employee stock distribution as compensation for services th...
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2016-02-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2546IntroNo Windfalls for Bailed Out Executives Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny deferred compensation to, or to require repayment of deferred compensation received by, key employees, members of the board of directors or other officers o...
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2016-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
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