Venture capital

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act H.R. 1105 (113th) HurtSupportNo
To amend the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to provide a registration exemption for private equity fund advisers, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to provide a registration exemption for private equity fund advisers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Food and Drug Administration Safety Over Sequestration Act of 2013 H.R. 2725 (113th) LanceSupportNo
To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to exempt from sequestration certain user fees of the Food and Drug Administration. (by More
To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to exempt from sequestration certain user fees of the Food and Drug Administration. (by CRS) Hide
Stopping the Offensive Use of Patents Act H.R. 2766 (113th) IssaOpposeNo
To make improvements to the transitional program for covered business method patents, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
TRANSFER Act of 2013 H.R. 2981 (113th) CollinsSupportNo
To support innovative approaches to technology transfer, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Innovation Act H.R. 3309 (113th) GoodlatteOpposeNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
USA FREEDOM Act H.R. 3361 (113th) SensenbrennerSupportNo
To reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other… More
To reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Small Cap Liquidity Reform Act of 2014 H.R. 3448 (113th) DuffySupportNo
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to provide for an optional pilot program allowing certain emerging growth companies to increase the tick sizes of their stocks. (by More
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to provide for an optional pilot program allowing certain emerging growth companies to increase the tick sizes of their stocks. (by CRS) Hide
USA FREEDOM Act S. 1599 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and… More
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Immigration Innovation Act of 2013 S. 169 (113th) HatchSupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to live and work in the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to live and work in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 S. 744 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013 S. 866 (113th) SchumerOpposeNo
A bill to make improvements to the transitional program covered business method patents, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Leahy-Smith America Invents Act H.R. 1249 (112th) SmithOpposeYes
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
To Amend the Securities Laws to Establish Certain Thresholds for Shareholder Registration, and for Other Purposes. H.R. 1965 (112th) HimesSupportNo
To amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act H.R. 2930 (112th) McHenrySupportNo
To amend the securities laws to provide for registration exemptions for certain crowdfunded securities, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the securities laws to provide for registration exemptions for certain crowdfunded securities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Stop Online Piracy Act H.R. 3261 (112th) SmithOpposeNo
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes. (by More
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Jumpstart Our Business Startups H.R. 3606 (112th) FincherSupportYes
To increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. (by More
To increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. (by CRS) Hide
FAST Act H.R. 4132 (112th) StearnsSupportNo
To amend section 506 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to expedited approval of drugs for serious or life-threatening diseases or conditions. (by More
To amend section 506 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to expedited approval of drugs for serious or life-threatening diseases or conditions. (by CRS) Hide
Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012 H.R. 436 (112th) PaulsenSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices. (by CRS)
Domestic Energy and Jobs Act H.R. 4480 (112th) GardnerOpposeNo
To provide for the development of a plan to increase oil and gas exploration, development, and production under oil and gas leases of Federal lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of… More
To provide for the development of a plan to increase oil and gas exploration, development, and production under oil and gas leases of Federal lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Secretary of Defense in response to a drawdown of petroleum reserves from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. (by CRS) Hide
Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012 H.R. 5651 (112th) UptonSupportNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and… More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Small Business Investment Company Modernization Act of 2012 H.R. 6504 (112th) ChabotSupportNo
To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to provide for increased limitations on leverage for multiple licenses under common control, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to provide for increased limitations on leverage for multiple licenses under common control, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011 H.R. 942 (112th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by CRS) Hide
Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011 S. 1113 (112th) MurkowskiSupportNo
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and… More
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act of 2011 S. 1933 (112th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. (by More
A bill to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. (by CRS) Hide
Transforming the Regulatory Environment to Accelerate Access to Treatments S. 2113 (112th) HaganSupportNo
A bill to empower the Food and Drug Administration to ensure a clear and effective pathway that will encourage innovative products to benefit patients and improve public health. (by More
A bill to empower the Food and Drug Administration to ensure a clear and effective pathway that will encourage innovative products to benefit patients and improve public health. (by CRS) Hide
EXCEL Act S. 3253 (112th) LandrieuSupportNo
A bill to amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to enhance the Small Business Investment Company Program, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to enhance the Small Business Investment Company Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011 S. 493 (112th) LandrieuSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Bill to Amend the Securities Laws to Establish Certain Thresholds for Shareholder Registration, and for Other Purposes. S. 556 (112th) HutchisonSupportNo
A bill to amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Startup Visa Act of 2011 S. 565 (112th) KerrySupportNo
A bill to establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States. (by More
A bill to establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Patent Reform Act of 2009 H.R. 1260 (111th) ConyersSupportNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Medical Device Safety Act of 2009 H.R. 1346 (111th) PalloneOpposeNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to liability under State and local requirements respecting devices. (by More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to liability under State and local requirements respecting devices. (by CRS) Hide
American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 H.R. 2454 (111th) WaxmanSupportNo
To create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, reduce global warming pollution and transition to a clean energy economy. (by More
To create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, reduce global warming pollution and transition to a clean energy economy. (by CRS) Hide
Small Business Early-Stage Investment Act of 2009 H.R. 3738 (111th) NyeSupportNo
To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to establish a program for the Small Business Administration to provide financing to support early-stage small businesses in targeted industries,… More
To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to establish a program for the Small Business Administration to provide financing to support early-stage small businesses in targeted industries, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Small Business Financing and Investment Act of 2009 H.R. 3854 (111th) SchraderSplitNo
To amend the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to improve programs providing access to capital under such Acts, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to improve programs providing access to capital under such Acts, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act S. 1733 (111th) KerrySupportNo
A bill to create clean energy jobs, promote energy independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean energy economy. (by More
A bill to create clean energy jobs, promote energy independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean energy economy. (by CRS) Hide
Medical Device Safety Act of 2009 S. 540 (111th) KennedyOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to liability under State and local requirements respecting devices. (by More
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to liability under State and local requirements respecting devices. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Public Health Service Act to Provide for the Licensing of Comparable and Interchangeable Biological Products, and for Other Purposes. H.R. 1038 (110th) WaxmanOpposeNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the licensing of comparable and interchangeable biological products, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the licensing of comparable and interchangeable biological products, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Depository Institution Community Development Investments Enhancement Act H.R. 1066 (110th) FrankSupportNo
To increase community development investments by depository institutions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Small Business Investment Expansion Act of 2007 H.R. 3567 (110th) AltmireSupportNo
To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to expand opportunities for investments in small businesses, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to expand opportunities for investments in small businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act H.R. 5819 (110th) VelázquezSupportNo
To amend the Small Business Act to improve the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Small Business Act to improve the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Alternative Minimum Tax and Extenders Tax Relief Act of 2008 S. 2886 (110th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to amend certain expiring provisions. (by CRS)
Visa Efficiency and E-Verify Extension Act of 2008 S. 3414 (110th) MenéndezSupportNo
A bill to recapture family-sponsored and employment-based immigrant visas lost to bureaucratic delays and to prevent losses of family-sponsored and employment-based immigrant visas in the future, and… More
A bill to recapture family-sponsored and employment-based immigrant visas lost to bureaucratic delays and to prevent losses of family-sponsored and employment-based immigrant visas in the future, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide