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USHB539EngrossRequires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to waive certain debts owed to the United States related to disaster assistance provided to an individual or household. Specifically, FEMA must waive a debt owed to the United States related to ...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2547EngrossGenerally provides additional financial protections for consumers and places restrictions on debt collection activities. Regarding additional consumer protections, the bill expands certain protections currently applicable to federally backed student ...
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2021-05-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2935IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the processing of veterans benefits by the Departments of Veterans Affairs, to limit the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recover overpayments made by the Department and other amounts...
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2021-05-04
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 6.
USHB1491EngrossProhibits a debt collector from representing to service members that failure to cooperate with a debt collector will result in a reduction of rank, a revocation of security clearance, or military prosecution. The Government Accountability Office must...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1490EngrossModifies the Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Loan Program, which provides a small business with SBA financing—through a certified development company (CDC) intermediary—for expansion or modernization. Specifically, the bill adds policy go...
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2021-04-19
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB1651PassExtends existing provisions that provide relief to debtors in bankruptcy, including those related to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. These provisions (1) exclude certain COVID-19 aid payments from income for the purposes of ba...
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2021-03-27
Became Public Law No: 117-5. (TXT | PDF)
USHB845IntroAuthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to waive the requirement that a veteran make co-payments for medications, hospital care, nursing home care, and medical services in certain situations. Specifically, a veteran may have such co-paymen...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB2077IntroExcludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, income of a taxpayer, other than a C corporation, attributable to the discharge of qualified taxi medallion indebtedness that is discharged before 2023.
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2021-03-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB823IntroProhibits the attachment of a 2021 recovery rebate by legal process, including assignment, levy, or garnishment. A 2021 recovery rebate is a stimulus payment provided by the American Rescue Plan of 2021 for individual taxpayers and their dependents w...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2055IntroTo amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, the Rules of the House of Representatives, the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009, the ...
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2021-03-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1671IntroProvides additional requirements for debt collectors when taking legal action to collect a debt. Among other requirements, debt collectors must provide advance notice to the consumer of the intent to take legal action, and provide in the initial plea...
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2021-03-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1657IntroProhibits a debt collector from sending electronic communications to a consumer without the consumer's consent. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may not issue rules that allow a debt collector to send unlimited electronic communication...
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2021-03-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1645IntroRevises requirements related to credit reporting agencies and the reporting of adverse credit information. Credit reporting agencies are prohibited from using social security numbers in credit reports and as a method of verifying a consumer's identit...
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2021-03-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1586IntroRequires the Department of Education to carry out a program that allows participating institutions of higher education (IHEs) to cosign certain Federal Direct Loans made to its enrolled students. An IHE that participates in the program assumes the ob...
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2021-03-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB534IntroPermits tribal child support enforcement agencies to access the Federal Tax Refund Offset Program to collect past-due child support payments from the federal tax refunds of noncustodial parents. Additionally, the bill authorizes the Internal Revenue ...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1192EngrossRequires professionals employed in debt adjustment cases involving Puerto Rico to file verified statements disclosing their connections with the debtor, creditors, and other interested parties before seeking compensation for their services.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB473IntroExtends existing provisions that provide relief to debtors in bankruptcy, including those related to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. These provisions (1) exclude certain COVID-19 aid payments from income for the purposes of ba...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB474IntroProhibits the Export-Import Bank from providing financing to a person with seriously delinquent tax debt or for a project in which any participant has seriously delinquent tax debt.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB489IntroDisqualifies individuals with delinquent tax debt from federal employment and requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to regularly publish a report on the tax liabilities of federal employees. Specifically, the bill disqualifies both applicants a...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB375IntroRequires professionals employed in debt adjustment cases involving Puerto Rico to file verified statements disclosing their connections with the debtor, creditors, and other interested parties before seeking compensation for their services.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB355IntroTemporarily limits certain activities to collect medical debts by health care providers that apply for, or accept, COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus 2019) financial relief. Specifically, such health care providers must suspend extraordinary collection acti...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1200IntroProvides additional appropriations through FY2031 for the enforcement activities of the Internal Revenue Service and to increase audits yearly until 2025 to reach specified targets. It also provides additional appropriations for taxpayer services and...
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2021-02-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1151IntroEstablishes the Consumer Protection Relief Fund for the purpose of repaying certain loans owed by vulnerable borrowers who are experiencing financial difficulty due to the impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). To qualify for repayment,...
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2021-02-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR46IntroThis resolution calls on the President to take executive action to cancel up to $50,000 in federal student loan debt for borrowers. Further, it encourages the President to (1) ensure that borrowers have no tax liability from the debt cancellation, (2...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR100IntroThis resolution calls on the President to take executive action to cancel up to $50,000 in federal student loan debt for borrowers. Further, it encourages the President to (1) ensure that borrowers have no tax liability from the debt cancellation, (2...
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2021-02-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB214IntroModifies requirements related to the reporting of medical debt. Specifically, a consumer reporting agency is prohibited from adding medical debt information to a consumer credit report if the debt was fully paid or settled, or is less than a year old...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB773IntroModifies requirements related to the reporting of medical debt. Specifically, a consumer reporting agency is prohibited from adding medical debt information to a consumer credit report if the debt was fully paid or settled, or is less than a year old...
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2021-02-03
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB67IntroRequires each U.S. Executive Director at an international financial institution to take certain actions in support of the global response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, each U.S. Executive Director at an international fin...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB394IntroExtends certain temporary relief related to federal student loans and expands eligibility for such relief to additional types of loans. Specifically, the bill extends the current suspension of payments due on federal student loans to 30 days after th...
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2021-01-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
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