Recycling of metal, paper, plastics, etc.

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Bipartisan Budget 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
Ratepayer Protection Act of 2015 H.R. 2042 (114th) WhitfieldSupportNo
To allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units before requiring compliance with such rule, and to… More
To allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units before requiring compliance with such rule, and to allow States to protect households and businesses from significant adverse effects on electricity ratepayers or reliability. (by CRS) Hide
FAST Act H.R. 22 (114th) DavisSupportYes
An act to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes. (by More
An act to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act H.R. 2576 (114th) ShimkusSupportYes
To modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Small Business Healthcare Relief Act H.R. 2911 (114th) BoustanySupportNo
To provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements to allow small businesses to use pre-tax dollars to assist employees in the purchase of policies in the individual health insurance… More
To provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements to allow small businesses to use pre-tax dollars to assist employees in the purchase of policies in the individual health insurance market, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Safe, Flexible, and Efficient Trucking Act of 2015 H.R. 3488 (114th) RibbleSupportNo
To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015 H.R. 3651 (114th) ShusterSupportNo
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the extension of certain deadlines related to positive train control, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the extension of certain deadlines related to positive train control, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Education for All Act of 2016 H.R. 4481 (114th) LoweySupportNo
To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide assistance for developing countries to promote quality basic education and to establish the goal of all children in school and learning as an… More
To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide assistance for developing countries to promote quality basic education and to establish the goal of all children in school and learning as an objective of the United States foreign assistance policy, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act H.R. 4773 (114th) WalbergSupportNo
To require the Secretary of Labor to nullify the proposed rule regarding defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees, to… More
To require the Secretary of Labor to nullify the proposed rule regarding defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees, to require the Secretary of Labor to conduct a full and complete economic analysis with improved economic data on small businesses, nonprofit employers, Medicare or Medicaid dependent health care providers, and small governmental jurisdictions, and all other employers, and minimize the impact on such employers, before promulgating any substantially similar rule, and to provide a rule of construction regarding the salary threshold exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, 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
Small Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 H.R. 5447 (114th) BoustanySupportNo
To provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements. (by More
To provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements. (by CRS) Hide
Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2016 H.R. 712 (114th) CollinsSupportNo
To impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other… More
To impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Repeal the Annual Fee on Health Insurance Providers Enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. H.R. 928 (114th) BoustanySupportNo
To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
Port Performance Act S. 1298 (114th) ThuneSupportNo
A bill to provide nationally consistent measures of performance of the Nation's ports, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Affordable Reliable Electricity Now Act of 2015 S. 1324 (114th) CapitoSupportNo
A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to fulfill certain requirements before regulating standards of performance for new, modified, and reconstructed fossil… More
A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to fulfill certain requirements before regulating standards of performance for new, modified, and reconstructed fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act S. 1647 (114th) InhofeSupportNo
A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Jobs and Premium Protection Act S. 183 (114th) BarrassoSupportNo
A bill to repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act S. 2707 (114th) ScottSupportNo
A bill to require the Secretary of Labor to nullify the proposed rule regarding defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer… More
A bill to require the Secretary of Labor to nullify the proposed rule regarding defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees, to require the Secretary of Labor to conduct a full and complete economic analysis with improved economic data on small businesses, nonprofit employers, Medicare or Medicaid dependent health care providers, and small governmental jurisdictions, and all other employers, and minimize the impact on such employers, before promulgating any substantially similar rule, and to provide a rule of construction regarding the salary threshold exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Small Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 S. 3060 (114th) GrassleySupportNo
A bill to provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements. (by More
A bill to provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements. (by CRS) Hide
Overtime Reform and Review Act S. 3464 (114th) AlexanderSupportNo
A bill to provide incremental increases to the salary threshold for exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of… More
A bill to provide incremental increases to the salary threshold for exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act S. 697 (114th) UdallSupportNo
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reauthorize and modernize that Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 S. 808 (114th) ThuneSupportYes
A bill to establish the Surface Transportation Board as an independent establishment, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units". S.J.Res. 23 (114th) McConnellSupportNo
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Standards of… More
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units". (by CRS) Hide
A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to "Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units". S.J.Res. 24 (114th) CapitoSupportNo
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Carbon… More
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units". (by CRS) Hide
Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act H.R. 1123 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To promote consumer choice and wireless competition by permitting consumers to unlock mobile wireless devices, and for other purposes. (by More
To promote consumer choice and wireless competition by permitting consumers to unlock mobile wireless devices, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013 H.R. 1582 (113th) CassidySupportNo
To protect consumers by prohibiting the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating as final certain energy-related rules that are estimated to cost more than $1 billion… More
To protect consumers by prohibiting the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating as final certain energy-related rules that are estimated to cost more than $1 billion and will cause significant adverse effects to the economy. (by CRS) Hide
Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013 H.R. 2218 (113th) McKinleySupportNo
To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal… More
To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal combustion residuals that are protective of human health and the environment. (by CRS) Hide
Secret Ballot Protection Act H.R. 2346 (113th) RoeSupportNo
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure the right of employees to a secret ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. (by More
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure the right of employees to a secret ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. (by CRS) Hide
Representation Fairness Restoration Act H.R. 2347 (113th) PriceSupportNo
To amend the National Labor Relations Act with respect to the criteria for determining employee units appropriate for the purposes of collective bargaining. (by More
To amend the National Labor Relations Act with respect to the criteria for determining employee units appropriate for the purposes of collective bargaining. (by CRS) Hide
Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2013 H.R. 2542 (113th) BachusSupportNo
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
Responsible Electronics Recycling Act H.R. 2791 (113th) GreenSplitNo
To prohibit the export from the United States of certain electronic waste, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Electricity Security and Affordability Act H.R. 3826 (113th) WhitfieldSupportNo
To provide direction to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the establishment of standards for emissions of any greenhouse gas from fossil fuel-fired electric utility… More
To provide direction to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the establishment of standards for emissions of any greenhouse gas from fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Modify and Make Permanent Bonus Depreciation. H.R. 4718 (113th) TiberiSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation. (by CRS)
Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2013 H.R. 612 (113th) MichaudSupportNo
To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Repeal the Annual Fee on Health Insurance Providers Enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. H.R. 763 (113th) BoustanySupportNo
To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
Pathway for SGR Reform Act of 2013 H.J.Res. 59 (113th) RogersSupportYes
Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Chemical Safety Improvement Act S. 1009 (113th) LautenbergSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act S. 1431 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. (by CRS)
Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2014 S. 2777 (113th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to establish the Surface Transportation Board as an independent establishment, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Metal Theft Prevention Act of 2013 S. 394 (113th) KlobucharOpposeNo
A bill to prohibit and deter the theft of metal, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act S. 517 (113th) LeahySupportYes
A bill to promote consumer choice and wireless competition by permitting consumers to unlock mobile wireless devices, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to promote consumer choice and wireless competition by permitting consumers to unlock mobile wireless devices, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Jobs and Premium Protection Act S. 603 (113th) BarrassoSupportNo
A bill to repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 S. 744 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (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)
EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 H.R. 2250 (112th) GriffithSupportNo
To provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and… More
To provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and incinerators, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Welfare Integrity and Data Improvement Act H.R. 3630 (112th) CampSupportYes
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
Streamlining Permitting of American Energy Act of 2012 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
Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012 H.R. 7 (112th) MicaSupportNo
To authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs, and for other purposes. (by More
To authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs, 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
EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 S. 1392 (112th) CollinsSupportNo
A bill to provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters,… More
A bill to provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and incinerators, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Act of 2012 S. 1813 (112th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Resolution Expressing Support for Improvement in the Collection, Processing, and Consumption of Recyclable Materials Throughout the United States. S.Res. 251 (112th) CarperSupportNo
A resolution expressing support for improvement in the collection, processing, and consumption of recyclable materials throughout the United States. (by More
A resolution expressing support for improvement in the collection, processing, and consumption of recyclable materials throughout the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Secondary Metal Theft Prevention Act of 2009 H.R. 1006 (111th) StupakOpposeNo
Requires metal recycling facilities to keep records of their transactions. Limits the interstate trafficking of scrap metal to purposes of recycling or reuse only. Establishes a "do-not-buy… More
Requires metal recycling facilities to keep records of their transactions. Limits the interstate trafficking of scrap metal to purposes of recycling or reuse only. Establishes a "do-not-buy list" whereby it is illegal for a recycling agent to purchase metal that is marked with certain logos (such as public utilities or the name of a city) or certain fixtures (such as a light pole or street sign) without proper documentation from the seller that they are authorized to sell those materials. Establishes a limit of $75 that can be paid in cash for any one secondary metal purchase. The Federal Trade Commission and State Attorney Generals are in charge of enforcement. Violation is punishable up to $10,000. (by CRS) Hide
Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act of 2009 H.R. 1550 (111th) SuttonOpposeNo
To accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high polluting automobiles to replace such automobiles with new fuel efficient and less polluting… More
To accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high polluting automobiles to replace such automobiles with new fuel efficient and less polluting automobiles or public transportation. (by CRS) Hide
Electronic Waste Research and Development Act H.R. 1580 (111th) GordonSupportNo
To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to award grants for electronic device recycling research, development, and demonstration projects, and for other purposes.… More
To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to award grants for electronic device recycling research, development, and demonstration projects, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Extend the Research Credit Through 2010 and to Increase and Make Permanent the Alternative Simplified Research Credit. H.R. 422 (111th) MeekSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 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 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by CRS) Hide
Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009 H.R. 520 (111th) IsraelOpposeNo
To accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high fuel consumption automobiles to replace such automobiles with fuel efficient automobiles or public… More
To accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high fuel consumption automobiles to replace such automobiles with fuel efficient automobiles or public transportation, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Grow Research Opportunities With Taxcredits' Help Act S. 1203 (111th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Accelerated Retirement of Inefficient Vehicles Act of 2009 S. 247 (111th) FeinsteinOpposeNo
A bill to accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high fuel consumption automobiles to replace such automobiles with fuel efficient automobiles or… More
A bill to accelerate motor fuel savings nationwide and provide incentives to registered owners of high fuel consumption automobiles to replace such automobiles with fuel efficient automobiles or public transportation. (by CRS) Hide
Child PACT Act H.R. 1048 (110th) FergusonSupportNo
To establish a program to transfer surplus computers of Federal agencies to schools, nonprofit community-based educational organizations, and families of members of the Armed Forces who are deployed,… More
To establish a program to transfer surplus computers of Federal agencies to schools, nonprofit community-based educational organizations, and families of members of the Armed Forces who are deployed, and for other purposes. (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