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TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Spectrum Pipeline Act of 2015 H.R. 1314 (114th) MeehanSupportYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 H.R. 1890 (114th) RyanSupportNo
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Small Company Disclosure Simplification Act H.R. 1965 (114th) HurtOpposeNo
To exempt smaller public companies from requirements relating to the use of Extensible Business Reporting Language for periodic reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission, and for other… More
To exempt smaller public companies from requirements relating to the use of Extensible Business Reporting Language for periodic reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 H.R. 2029 (114th) DentSupportYes
Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 H.R. 2146 (114th) ReichertSupportYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal law enforcement officers, firefighters, and air traffic controllers to make penalty-free withdrawals from governmental plans after age 50,… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal law enforcement officers, firefighters, and air traffic controllers to make penalty-free withdrawals from governmental plans after age 50, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 H.R. 2315 (114th) BishopSupportNo
To limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by CRS)
Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act H.R. 37 (114th) FitzpatrickOpposeNo
To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and… More
To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and private markets, to reduce regulatory burdens, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Tax Return Preparer Competency Act of 2015 H.R. 4141 (114th) BlackOpposeNo
To ensure that tax return preparers demonstrate minimum standards of competency. (by CRS)
America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015 H.R. 636 (114th) TiberiSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend increased expensing limitations, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend increased expensing limitations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015 H.R. 880 (114th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit. (by CRS)
Innovation Act H.R. 9 (114th) GoodlatteSupportNo
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
Patents for Humanity Program Improvement Act S. 1137 (114th) GrassleySupportNo
A bill 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
A bill 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
Small Business Tax Compliance Relief Act of 2015 S. 1827 (114th) VitterSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve the tax treatment of small businesses. (by CRS)
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 S. 386 (114th) ThuneSupportNo
A bill to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by More
A bill to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 S. 995 (114th) HatchSupportNo
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2013 H.R. 1129 (113th) CobleSupportNo
To limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by CRS)
Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act H.R. 1564 (113th) HurtSupportNo
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to prohibit the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board from requiring public companies to use specific auditors or require the use of different auditors on… More
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to prohibit the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board from requiring public companies to use specific auditors or require the use of different auditors on a rotating basis. (by CRS) Hide
To Modify the Definition of Fiduciary Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to Exclude Appraisers of Employee Stock Ownership Plans. H.R. 2041 (113th) GuthrieSupportNo
To modify the definition of fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to exclude appraisers of employee stock ownership plans. (by More
To modify the definition of fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to exclude appraisers of employee stock ownership plans. (by CRS) Hide
Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2013 H.R. 2061 (113th) IssaSupportNo
To expand the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to increase accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes. (by More
To expand the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to increase accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Supplying Knowledge-Based Immigrants and Lifting Levels of STEM Visas Act H.R. 2131 (113th) IssaSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance American competitiveness through the encouragement of high-skilled immigration, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance American competitiveness through the encouragement of high-skilled immigration, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Innovation Act H.R. 3309 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
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
Hire More Heroes Act of 2014 H.R. 3474 (113th) DavisSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of the… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of the employer mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 H.R. 3830 (113th) CampSupportNo
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014 H.R. 4438 (113th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit. (by CRS)
Federal Financial Statement Transparency Act of 2014 H.R. 4678 (113th) RenacciSupportNo
To establish the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board as an independent establishment to develop Federal financial accounting concepts and standards and provide guidance to users of Federal… More
To establish the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board as an independent establishment to develop Federal financial accounting concepts and standards and provide guidance to users of Federal financial information, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Uniting American Families Act of 2013 H.R. 519 (113th) NadlerSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote family unity, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act H.R. 5405 (113th) FitzpatrickOpposeNo
To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and… More
To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and private markets, to reduce regulatory burdens, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Tax Technical Corrections Act of 2014 H.R. 5771 (113th) CampSupportYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions and make technical corrections, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax treatment of ABLE… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions and make technical corrections, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax treatment of ABLE accounts established under State programs for the care of family members with disabilities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2013 S. 1645 (113th) BrownSupportNo
A bill to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by More
A bill to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by CRS) Hide
Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013 S. 1720 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 S. 1900 (113th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Expiring Provisions Improvement, Reform, and Efficiency Act of 2014 S. 2260 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Bill to Modify the Definition of Fiduciary Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to Exclude Appraisers of Employee Stock Ownership Plans. S. 273 (113th) AyotteSupportNo
A bill to modify the definition of fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to exclude appraisers of employee stock ownership plans. (by More
A bill to modify the definition of fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to exclude appraisers of employee stock ownership plans. (by CRS) Hide
Uniting American Families Act of 2013 S. 296 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate discrimination in the immigration laws by permitting permanent partners of United States citizens and lawful permanent residents to… More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate discrimination in the immigration laws by permitting permanent partners of United States citizens and lawful permanent residents to obtain lawful permanent resident status in the same manner as spouses of citizens and lawful permanent residents and to penalize immigration fraud in connection with permanent partnerships. (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)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 S. 815 (113th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 S. 994 (113th) WarnerSupportYes
A bill to expand the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to increase accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to expand the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to increase accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Leahy-Smith America Invents Act H.R. 1249 (112th) SmithOpposeYes
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2012 H.R. 1864 (112th) CobleSupportNo
To limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by CRS)
Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2012 H.R. 2146 (112th) IssaSupportNo
To amend title 31, United States Code, to require accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 31, United States Code, to require accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Whistleblower Improvement Act of 2011 H.R. 2483 (112th) GrimmSupportNo
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Commodity Exchange Act to modify certain provisions relating to whistleblower incentives and protection. (by More
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Commodity Exchange Act to modify certain provisions relating to whistleblower incentives and protection. (by CRS) Hide
Small Company Job Growth and Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 H.R. 3213 (112th) FincherOpposeNo
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to provide additional exemptions from the internal control auditing requirements for smaller and newer public companies. (by More
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to provide additional exemptions from the internal control auditing requirements for smaller and newer public companies. (by CRS) Hide
Standard Data and Technology Advancement Act H.R. 3339 (112th) DavisSupportNo
To establish consistent requirements for the electronic content and format of data used in the administration of certain human services programs under the Social Security Act. (by More
To establish consistent requirements for the electronic content and format of data used in the administration of certain human services programs under the Social Security Act. (by CRS) Hide
Subcontracting Transparency and Reliability Act of 2012 H.R. 3893 (112th) MulvaneySupportNo
To amend the Small Business Act with respect to subcontracting and insourcing, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Building Better Business Partnerships Act of 2012 H.R. 3985 (112th) SchillingSupportNo
To amend the Small Business Act with respect to mentor-protege programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Small Business Protection Act of 2012 H.R. 3987 (112th) WalshSupportNo
To amend the Small Business Act with respect to small business concern size standards, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011 H.R. 4 (112th) LungrenSupportYes
To repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes. (by More
To repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 H.R. 6156 (112th) CampSupportYes
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian… More
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011 H.R. 705 (112th) CampSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements to payments made to corporations, payments for property and other gross proceeds, and rental… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements to payments made to corporations, payments for property and other gross proceeds, and rental property expense payments, 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
Equal Access to Tax Planning Act S. 139 (112th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to provide that certain tax planning strategies are not patentable, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
GROWTH Act S. 1577 (112th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act S. 18 (112th) JohannsSupportNo
A bill to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Volunteer Pilot Protection Act of 2011 S. 223 (112th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control… More
A bill to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2012 S. 3485 (112th) BrownSupportNo
A bill to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by More
A bill to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by CRS) Hide
Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011 S. 72 (112th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011 S. 990 (112th) LandrieuSupportYes
A bill to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009 H.R. 3933 (111th) RangelOpposeNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of tax on income from assets held abroad, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of tax on income from assets held abroad, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Certain Estate Tax Relief Act of 2009 H.R. 436 (111th) PomeroyOpposeNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the new carryover basis rules in order to prevent tax increases and the imposition of compliance burdens on many more estates than would benefit… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the new carryover basis rules in order to prevent tax increases and the imposition of compliance burdens on many more estates than would benefit from repeal, to retain the estate tax with a $3,500,000 exemption, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Notice Pleading Restoration Act of 2009 S. 1504 (111th) SpecterOpposeNo
The intent of this bill if to effectively overturn two recent Supreme Court decisions, Iqbal v. Ashcroft and Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly. These decisions made pleading requirements, which must be… More
The intent of this bill if to effectively overturn two recent Supreme Court decisions, Iqbal v. Ashcroft and Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly. These decisions made pleading requirements, which must be met in order to bring a case to court, more stringent and difficult to meet. The bill has led to some strange bedfellows opposing it. The Chamber of Commerce released a letter signed by other large business organizations, but also groups devoted to civil justice. The NAACP testified in favor of the bill, and the National Senior Citizen Law Center wrote a letter in support. (by CRS) Hide
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009 S. 1934 (111th) BaucusOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of tax on income from assets held abroad, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of tax on income from assets held abroad, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Community Restoration and Revitalization Act of 2007 H.R. 1043 (110th) JonesSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rehabilitation credit and the low-income housing credit. (by CRS)
Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007 H.R. 1930 (110th) ShadeggSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act of 2007 H.R. 2046 (110th) FrankSupportNo
This bill provides for the licensing of internet gambling facilities. (by CRS)
Taxpayer Assistance and Simplification Act of 2008 H.R. 5719 (110th) RangelSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to conform return preparer penalty standards, delay implementation of withholding taxes on government contractors, enhance taxpayer protections, assist… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to conform return preparer penalty standards, delay implementation of withholding taxes on government contractors, enhance taxpayer protections, assist low-income taxpayers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007 S. 1083 (110th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, 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)