General commerce

TopicBill numberAuthorInterest positionBecame lawsort icon
527 Reform Act of 2006 H.R. 4975 (109th) DreierSupportNo
This bill regulates the practice of lobbying with the intention of making lobbying more transparent. (by CRS)
Small Business Lending Improvements Act of 2007 H.R. 1332 (110th) BeanSupportNo
To improve the access to capital programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Wireless Microphone Users Interference Protection Act of 2013 H.R. 2911 (113th) RushSupportNo
To require the Federal Communications Commission to expand eligibility for part 74 licenses to certain wireless microphone users, to establish safe haven channels for wireless microphones, and to… More
To require the Federal Communications Commission to expand eligibility for part 74 licenses to certain wireless microphone users, to establish safe haven channels for wireless microphones, and to authorize access by owners and operators of wireless microphones to the TV bands databases for the purpose of protecting wireless microphone operations from interference. (by CRS) Hide
Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area Act H.R. 324 (111th) GrijalvaSupportNo
To establish the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Let Wall Street Pay for Wall Street's Bailout Act of 2009 H.R. 1068 (111th) DeFazioSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a tax on certain securities transactions to the extent required to recoup the net cost of the Troubled Asset Relief Program. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a tax on certain securities transactions to the extent required to recoup the net cost of the Troubled Asset Relief Program. (by CRS) Hide
Lobbying Transparency Act of 2007 H.R. 2317 (110th) Van HollenSupportNo
To amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to require registered lobbyists to file quarterly reports on contributions bundled for certain recipients, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to require registered lobbyists to file quarterly reports on contributions bundled for certain recipients, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Derivatives Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2009 H.R. 977 (111th) PetersonOpposeNo
Increases regulation and transparency of futures, options and over the counter markets. The goal is to prevent price distortions resulting from unrestrained speculative trading. Gives the Commodity… More
Increases regulation and transparency of futures, options and over the counter markets. The goal is to prevent price distortions resulting from unrestrained speculative trading. Gives the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) more oversight power of markets including the ability to suspend trading under certain circumstances, set trading limits for some commodities and to prosecute violators. CFTC and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) maintain clearing power over transactions and CFTC must report the trading activity of index funds and swap dealers in agriculture and energy markets. Requires foreign traders (such as from London's financial center) to share trading data. (by CRS) Hide
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 H.R. 2831 (110th) MillerOpposeNo
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to clarify that a… More
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice that is unlawful under such Acts occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Healthy Families Act H.R. 1542 (110th) DeLauroOpposeNo
To provide for paid sick leave to ensure that Americans can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by More
To provide for paid sick leave to ensure that Americans can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by CRS) Hide
Create Jobs and Save Benefits Act of 2010 S. 3157 (111th) CaseySupportNo
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow time for pensions to fund benefit obligations in light of economic circumstances in… More
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow time for pensions to fund benefit obligations in light of economic circumstances in the financial markets of 2008, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
General Duty Clarification Act of 2013 H.R. 888 (113th) PompeoSupportNo
To amend section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act (relating to prevention of accidental releases). (by CRS)
Restoring Access to Medication Act S. 1647 (113th) RobertsSupportNo
A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal distributions for medicine qualified only if for prescribed drug or insulin. (by More
A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal distributions for medicine qualified only if for prescribed drug or insulin. (by CRS) Hide
Realize America's Maritime Promise Act H.R. 335 (113th) BoustanySupportNo
To ensure that amounts credited to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are used for harbor maintenance. (by CRS)
Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013 S. 218 (113th) LevinSupportNo
A bill to ensure that amounts credited to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are used for harbor maintenance. (by CRS)
Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 S. 2244 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 H.R. 3080 (113th) ShusterSupportNo
To provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 H.R. 146 (111th) HoltSupportYes
An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of… More
An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide