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USHB1422IntroFlood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act
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2017-06-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 58 - 0.
USSB371EngrossDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act
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2017-05-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2530IntroEarned Income Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make citizens of Puerto Rico eligible for the federal earned income tax credit.
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2017-05-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
USHB1366EngrossU.S. Territories Investor Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to apply the Act to investment companies created under the laws of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, or any other U.S. possession.
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2017-05-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1301EngrossDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in th...
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2017-04-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 36.
USHB2021IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the limitation on the cover over of distilled spirits taxes to Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the limitation on the amount of distilled spirits...
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2017-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1276IntroClosing the Meal Gap Act of 2017 This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to revise the requirements for calculating Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) benefits. The bill increases th...
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2017-03-23
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB1450IntroNo Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act This bill amends the Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 to prohibit U.S. courts from recognizing, enforcing, or otherwise validating any assertion of rights by an individua...
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USSB484IntroU.S. Territories Investor Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to apply the Act to investment companies created under the laws of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, or any other U.S. possession.
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2017-03-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 14.
USHB1189IntroAnti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2017 This bill reduces administrative requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program), authorizes funding to increase access to SNAP offices, and authorize...
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2017-03-10
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB1246IntroTerritory Health Insurance Tax Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exclude premiums paid by residents of U.S. territories from a health insurer's net premiums when calculating the annual fee on the he...
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2017-03-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1403IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the deduction for income attributable to domestic production activities in Puerto Rico. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax deduction for income attributabl...
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2017-03-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1172IntroPresidential Trade Transparency Act of 2017 This bill requires the President to submit to Congress a report containing a full and complete statement of the President's income earned, assets held, and liabilities owed in the preceding 12 months that a...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB1014IntroHaiti Emergency Relief Act of 2017 This bill extends 18-month temporary protected status to a national of Haiti who: (1) has been continuously physically present in the United States since November 4, 2016, (2) is admissible as an immigrant and not i...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB476IntroTerritory Health Insurance Tax Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exclude premiums paid by residents of U.S. territories from a health insurer's net premiums when calculating the annual fee on the he...
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2017-02-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB472IntroCuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-02-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB900IntroTo recognize Puerto Rico's sovereign nationhood under either independence or free association and to provide for a transition process, and for other purposes.
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2017-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB351IntroFreedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2017 This bill states that: the President may not prohibit or otherwise regulate travel to or from Cuba by U.S. citizens or legal residents, or any of the transactions incident to such travel, including banking transa...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHR49IntroRecognizing the anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring those who lost their lives in the earthquake and in Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, and expressing continued solidarity with the Haitian people. Honors: (1...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USSB408IntroPresidential Trade Transparency Act of 2017 This bill requires the President to submit to Congress a report containing a full and complete statement of the President's income earned, assets held, and liabilities owed in the preceding 12 months that a...
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2017-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB227IntroMultinational Species Conservation Funds Reauthorization Act This bill reauthorizes the African Elephant Conservation Act, the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994, the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997, the Great Ape Conservation Fund...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB260IntroPuerto Rico Admission Act
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB574IntroCuba Reconciliation Act This bill amends: (1) the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to repeal the embargo placed upon all trade with Cuba, and (2)the Internal Revenue Code to declare the denial of foreign tax credit inapplicable to Cuba. The bill permit...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB572IntroPromoting American Agricultural and Medical Exports to Cuba Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the President from restricting direct transfers from a Cuban depository institution to a U.S. depository institution in payment for a product authorized for s...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB573IntroBaseball Diplomacy Act This bill waives certain foreign assistance and trade and travel prohibitions against Cuba under specified federal law regarding Cuban nationals who: (1) enter the United States on a visa to play organized professional baseball...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB275IntroAgricultural Export Expansion Act of 2017 This bill amends the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 to permit a person subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to provide payment or financing for sales of agricultural com...
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2017-02-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB576IntroSocial Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act
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2017-02-01
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB798IntroChild Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the refundable portion of the child tax credit, to: (1) allow residents of Puerto Rico to claim the refundable portion of the child tax cr...
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2017-02-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB259IntroNo Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act This bill amends the Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 to prohibit U.S. courts from recognizing, enforcing, or otherwise validating any assertion of rights by an individua...
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2017-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR72IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Dominican Heritage Month. Supports the goals and ideals of a Dominican Heritage Month. Supports the establishment of a national month of Recognition for Dominican-Americans to honor the Dominican people and their co...
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2017-01-30
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB442IntroCuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB261IntroPuerto Rico Medicare Part B Equality Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to automatically enroll eligible residents of Puerto Rico in Medicare's medical insurance program. Under current law, automatic enrollment app...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR61IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of a Juan Pablo Duarte Day. Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of a Juan Pablo Duarte Day, and (2) the establishment of a national day of recognition for Juan Pablo Duarte to honor the founding father of t...
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2017-01-24
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB136IntroBankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal judicial code to: convert certain temporary bankruptcy judges to permanent bankruptcy judges and authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges in Delaware and Michigan; convert...
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2017-01-23
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USSB133IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 TITLE I--INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES (Sec. 101) This bill authorizes FY2017 appropriations for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities of: the Office of the Director of National ...
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2017-01-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 4.
USHB187IntroVirgin Islands Visa Waiver Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a visa waiver program for the United States Virgin Islands for individuals who are a national of a country that is a member or an associate membe...
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2017-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB525IntroCuba Agricultural Exports Act This bill amends the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 to exempt from prohibitions against U.S. assistance to Cuba: (1) any exports under the market access program, the export credit guarantee pro...
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2017-01-13
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB498IntroCuba DATA Act Cuba Digital and Telecommunications Advancement Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the President to permit any person subject to U.S. jurisdiction to: export consumer communication devices and other telecommunications equipment to Cuba; p...
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2017-01-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR4IntroExpressing support for temporary protected status for Haitian nationals currently residing in the United States, and for other purposes. Expresses support for: (1) the granting of temporary protected status to Haitian nationals currently residing in ...
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2017-01-11
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB38IntroEMPLEO Act Economic Mobility for Productive Livelihoods and Expanding Opportunity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require every employer to pay to each of his or her eligible Puerto Rican employees who in any work...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB328IntroINVEST Act Incentives for our Nation's Veterans in Energy Sustainability Technologies This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow the work opportunity tax credit for the hiring of a specified veteran who works in a field of renewable energy. ...
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2017-01-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB189IntroTerritorial Tax Parity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the income source rules involving U.S. possessions, including Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Under curre...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB190IntroTerritorial Tax Equity and Economic Growth Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the residence and income source rules involving U.S. possessions, including Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the V...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB185IntroTerritorial Economic Growth and Recovery Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the limitation on the amount of distilled spirits excise taxes covered over (paid into) to the treasuries of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico....
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB186IntroUnited States Virgin Islands College Access Act of 2017 This bill directs the U.S. Virgin Islands to award grants to public four-year institutions of higher education (IHEs) located in a state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or Guam to cover ...
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2017-01-03
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB162IntroHaitian Educational Empowerment Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to establish a scholarship program for eligible Haitian students who were enrolled as full-time students in a Haitian or U.S. university or institution of higher ed...
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2017-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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