Business services (Business and Commerce related)

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Small Contractors Improve Competition Act of 2015 H.R. 1481 (114th) ChabotSupportNo
To amend the Small Business Act to strengthen the small business industrial base, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 H.R. 2 (114th) BurgessSupportYes
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to… More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
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
Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015 H.R. 527 (114th) ChabotSupportNo
To amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other… More
To amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
PRIME Act of 2015 H.R. 818 (114th) RoskamSupportNo
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to curb waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. (by More
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to curb waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. (by CRS) Hide
Innovation Act H.R. 9 (114th) 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
Start-Up Jobs and Innovation Act S. 341 (114th) ToomeySupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain small business tax provisions, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain small business tax provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Competitiveness and Opportunity by Modernizing and Permanently Extending the Tax Credit for Experimentation Act of 2015 S. 537 (114th) CarperSupportNo
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
Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015 S. 698 (114th) EnziSupportNo
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
CREED Act of 2013 H.R. 1240 (113th) ChuSupportNo
To extend the low-interest refinancing provisions under the Local Development Business Loan Program of the Small Business Administration. (by More
To extend the low-interest refinancing provisions under the Local Development Business Loan Program of the Small Business Administration. (by CRS) Hide
Legal Workforce Act H.R. 1772 (113th) SmithSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, 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
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)
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
American Entrepreneurship and Investment Act of 2014 H.R. 4178 (113th) PolisSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for reforms to the EB-5 immigrant investor program, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for reforms to the EB-5 immigrant investor program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
DHS Acquisition Accountability and Efficiency Act H.R. 4228 (113th) DuncanSupportNo
To require the Department of Homeland Security to improve discipline, accountability, and transparency in acquisition program management. (by More
To require the Department of Homeland Security to improve discipline, accountability, and transparency in acquisition program management. (by CRS) Hide
Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 H.R. 684 (113th) WomackSupportNo
To restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Adult Education and Family Literacy Act H.R. 803 (113th) FoxxSupportYes
An act to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce development system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and… More
An act to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce development system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and education programs in the United States, and to promote individual and national economic growth, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 S. 2000 (113th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and improve Medicare payments for physicians and other professionals, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and improve Medicare payments for physicians and other professionals, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Minimum Wage Fairness Act S. 2223 (113th) HarkinOpposeNo
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as… More
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as section 179 property. (by CRS) Hide
Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 S. 743 (113th) EnziSupportNo
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, 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)
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) SmithSupportYes
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 H.R. 1860 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services. (by CRS)
Legal Workforce Act H.R. 2164 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, 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
Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act H.R. 2587 (112th) ScottSupportNo
To prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employer to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance. (by More
To prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employer to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance. (by CRS) Hide
Legal Workforce Act H.R. 2885 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act H.R. 3078 (112th) CantorSupportYes
To implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act H.R. 3079 (112th) CantorSupportYes
To implement the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act H.R. 3080 (112th) CantorSupportYes
To implement the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement. (by CRS)
Stop Online Piracy Act H.R. 3261 (112th) SmithSupportNo
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
Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act of 2011 H.R. 3286 (112th) PingreeSupportNo
To promote local and regional farm and food systems, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Welfare Integrity and Data Improvement Act H.R. 3630 (112th) CampOpposeYes
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (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)
Disclosure of Information on Spending on Campaigns Leads to Open and Secure Elections Act of 2012 H.R. 4010 (112th) Van HollenOpposeNo
To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Contractor Opportunity Protection Act of 2012 H.R. 4081 (112th) GravesOpposeNo
To amend the Small Business Act to consolidate and revise provisions relating to contract bundling, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Small Business Act to consolidate and revise provisions relating to contract bundling, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011 H.R. 527 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other… More
To amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2011 S. 1000 (112th) ShaheenSupportNo
A bill to promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act S. 1641 (112th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act S. 1642 (112th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to implement the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement. (by CRS)
United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act S. 1643 (112th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to implement the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act of 2011 S. 1773 (112th) BrownSupportNo
A bill to promote local and regional farm and food systems, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Act of 2012 S. 1813 (112th) BoxerOpposeNo
A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
DISCLOSE Act of 2012 S. 2219 (112th) WhitehouseOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other… More
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Intellectual Property Jurisdiction Clarification Act of 2011 S. 23 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Startup Act 2.0 S. 3217 (112th) MoranSupportNo
A bill to jump-start the economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 S. 3240 (112th) StabenowSupportNo
An original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2017, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Wartime Contracting Reform Act of 2012 S. 3254 (112th) LevinSupportNo
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of… More
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
DISCLOSE Act of 2012 S. 3369 (112th) WhitehouseOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other… More
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
PROTECT IP Act of 2011 S. 968 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009 H.R. 1020 (111th) JohnsonOpposeNo
(By CRS) Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009 - Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of: (1) an employment, consumer, or franchise… More
(By CRS) Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009 - Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of: (1) an employment, consumer, or franchise dispute, or (2) a dispute arising under any statute intended to protect civil rights. Declares, further, that the validity or enforceability of an agreement to arbitrate shall be determined by a court, under federal law, rather than an arbitrator, irrespective of whether the party resisting arbitration challenges the arbitration agreement specifically or in conjunction with other terms of the contract containing such agreement. Exempts from this Act arbitration provisions in collective bargaining agreements. (by CRS) Hide
Small Business Financing and Investment Act of 2009 H.R. 3854 (111th) SchraderSupportNo
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
America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 H.R. 5116 (111th) GordonSupportYes
To invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
To invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act H.R. 1338 (110th) DeLauroOpposeNo
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
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)
False Claims Act Correction Act of 2007 H.R. 4854 (110th) BermanOpposeNo
To amend the provisions of title 31, United States Code, relating to false claims to clarify and make technical amendments to those provisions, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the provisions of title 31, United States Code, relating to false claims to clarify and make technical amendments to those provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Close the Contractor Fraud Loophole Act H.R. 5712 (110th) WelchOpposeNo
To require disclosure by Federal contractors of certain violations relating to the award or performance of Federal contracts. (by More
To require disclosure by Federal contractors of certain violations relating to the award or performance of Federal contracts. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008 H.R. 6049 (110th) RangelSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
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