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USSB2988IntroEMPOWER Act - Part 2 Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace Harassment through Education and Reporting Act - Part 2
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2018-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5962IntroSTEM K to Career Act This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) to require the Department of Education to forgive student loan obligations of borrowers employed as full-time teachers of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (S...
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2018-05-24
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB3275IntroWater and Energy Sustainability through Technology Act This bill addresses the link between energy and water systems (energy-water nexus), including: (1) the water needed to produce energy; (2) the energy needed to transport, reclaim, treat, store, a...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5579IntroBrownfields Redevelopment Tax Incentive Reauthorization Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2021 the election to expense (i.e., deduct in the current taxable year) environmental remediation costs (i.e., costs for ...
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2018-04-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2675IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the depreciation rules for property used predominantly within an Indian reservation. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the special depreciation rules f...
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2018-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2674IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the taxable income limit on percentage depletion for oil and natural gas produced from marginal properties. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to eliminate the taxable income limi...
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2018-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2632IntroMarjory Stoneman Douglas High School Family Support Act of 2018 This bill accelerates the benefits of tax deductions for charitable cash contributions made for the relief of the spouses, dependents, or guardians of the slain or injured victims of the...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USSB2594IntroCLEAN UP Act Creating Livable Environments And New Usable Property Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2019: (1) the exclusion of gain or loss on the sale or exchange of brownfield sites (land used for commercial or indus...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5382IntroMarjory Stoneman Douglas High School Family Support Act of 2018 This bill accelerates the benefits of tax deductions for charitable cash contributions made for the relief of the spouses, dependents, or guardians of the slain or injured victims of the...
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2018-03-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5369IntroEarmark Elimination Act of 2018 This bill establishes a point of order in the House of Representatives against considering legislation that contains a congressional earmark, limited tax benefit, or limited tariff benefit, as defined by the bill. If t...
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2018-03-21
To House Rules Committee
USSB2540IntroMotorsports Fairness and Permanency Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the classification, for depreciation purposes, of any motorsports entertainment complex as seven-year property.
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2018-03-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2525IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act
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2018-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4882IntroFamily Cord Blood Banking Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat the cost of private umbilical cord blood or tissue, or placental blood or tissue, banking services as a medical care expense for purposes of the tax deduction for medic...
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2018-01-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2330IntroEarmark Elimination Act of 2018 This bill establishes a point of order in the Senate against considering legislation that includes an earmark. Under the bill, an "earmark" is a congressionally directed spending item, tax benefit, or tariff benefit ta...
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2018-01-23
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB4789IntroCutting Local Taxes by Reinstating SALT Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the limitation on individual deductions for certain state and local taxes. (For tax years 2018-2025, the deduction for certain state and local taxes is c...
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2018-01-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4740IntroSALT Deductibility Act Securing Access to Lower Taxes by ensuring Deductibility Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the limitation on individual deductions for certain state and local taxes. (For tax years 2018-2025, the deductio...
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2018-01-08
To House Ways And Means 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.
USHB4636IntroPrioritizing Energy-Efficient Renewables Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the tax credits for producing electricity from wind, geothermal energy, hydropower, and marine and hydrokinetic renewable energy fa...
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2017-12-13
To House Ways And Means 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
USSB2197IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the credit for increasing research activities, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for increasing research activities (known as...
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2017-12-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4514IntroStop Tax Subsidies for Sexual Abusers and Harassers Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit a tax deduction for: (1) any settlement or payment related to sexual harassment or sexual abuse if the settlement or payment is sub...
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2017-12-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4495IntroSTOP Act Settlement Tax Deductions are Over for Predators Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a trade or business expense deduction for any amount paid or incurred on account of a judgment or settlement originating from, or to requ...
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2017-11-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR633IntroSupporting the designation of "#GivingTuesday" and supporting strong incentives for all people of the United States to give generously. Recognizes that the United States needs a strong and vibrant charitable and philanthropic sector to enable communi...
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2017-11-28
To House Ways And Means 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.
USSB2123IntroUniversal Charitable Giving Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a deduction from gross income (above-the-line deduction) for charitable contributions of individuals who do not elect to itemize deductions for the taxable ye...
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2017-11-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2115IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow any deduction for punitive damages, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) deny a tax deduction for any amount paid or incurred for punitive damages in ...
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2017-11-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4074IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2017 This bill establishes and expands various programs related to education, housing, employment, and social welfare. The Department of Education must award grants to states for the development and implementation of pr...
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2017-10-26
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB4139IntroEnd Outsourcing Act This bill modifies provisions of tax, labor, and federal contracting laws related to the outsourcing of jobs. The bill amends the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to require employers to include an outsourcing sta...
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2017-10-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR587IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the deduction for State and local taxes is beneficial and should remain intact. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal income tax deduction for state and local ta...
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2017-10-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1984IntroSupport Our Start-Ups Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend the tax deduction for new business expenditures to organizational expenditures, generally defined as expenditures incident to the creation of a corporation or a partnershi...
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2017-10-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1977IntroSeniors Tax Hike Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to extend, through 2019, the rule that permits individuals who are 65 and older to deduct certain medical expenses that exceed 7.5% of adjusted gross income. (A ...
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2017-10-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3988IntroUniversal Charitable Giving Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a deduction from gross income (above-the-line deduction) for charitable contributions of individuals who do not elect to itemize deductions for the taxable ye...
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2017-10-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7959)
USSB1935IntroTribal Tax and Investment Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to include Indian tribal governments in an annual allocation of a national tax-exempt bond volume cap. The bill repeals provisions that limit an Indian trib...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Finance 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
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)
USHB3679IntroNational Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide tax relief for federally-declared disasters in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. For individuals and businesses located in or investing in the affected areas, th...
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2017-09-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1710IntroClose Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to limit or repeal certain tax benefits for major integrated oil companies (certain companies with annual gross receipts over $1 billion and an average daily worldwide product...
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2017-08-02
To Senate Finance Committee
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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2017-07-28
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 120.
USHCR76IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that the current Federal income tax deduction for interest paid on debt secured by a first or second home and for property taxes should not be further restricted. Expresses the sense of Congress that the federal i...
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2017-07-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3444IntroFood Recovery Act of 2017 This bill provides funding and establishes requirements to reduce food waste and standardize date labeling on food. The bill authorizes grants or loans for activities related to: raising awareness about wasted food and food ...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3455IntroFairness for Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the five-year recovery period for the depreciation of certain farming business machinery and equipment by eliminating the requirem...
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2017-07-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3453IntroTax Relief for Artists Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a standard deduction for the trade and business expenses of artists. The deduction is limited to the lesser of: (1) $2,500, or (2) the gross income of the taxpayer...
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2017-07-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3399IntroFair Tax Treatment for Manufactured Housing Community Cooperatives Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tenant-stockholders of a cooperative housing corporation to claim a deduction for real estate taxes and interest paid or incurr...
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2017-07-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3349IntroMechanical Insulation Installation Incentive Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an additional tax deduction for the cost of installing mechanical insulation property. The bill: (1) limits the amount of such deduction to t...
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2017-07-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3277IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an above-the-line deduction for health insurance premiums. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an individual taxpayer a deduction from gross income of insurance premiums paid for the...
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2017-07-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1551IntroEconomic Freedom Zones Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the federal government from providing: (1) assistance (e.g., loans, loan guarantees, or purchases) to a municipality or zip code, other than the assistance provided for in this bill for an area d...
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2017-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB987Intro100 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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2017-07-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB3048IntroStudent Loan Interest Deduction Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase the maximum tax deduction for interest paid on any qualified education loan to $5,000 ($10,000 for married couples filing a joint tax return), and...
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2017-07-05
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
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