May 19, 2017
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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

S.1180 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to advance the integration of clean distributed energy into electric grids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 05/18/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: 05/18/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

 

Health

H.R.2535 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care.
Sponsor: Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] (Introduced 05/18/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 05/18/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2531 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to apply Medicare part B deemed enrollment process to residents of Puerto Rico.
Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 05/18/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 05/18/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means

S.1188 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care.
Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 05/18/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: 05/18/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Tax

H.R.2543 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for 2 years the exclusion from gross income of discharges of qualified principal residence indebtedness.
Sponsor: Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] (Introduced 05/18/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 05/18/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R.2534 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the rate of tax on domestic manufacturing income to 20 percent.
Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] (Introduced 05/18/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 05/18/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2530 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make residents of Puerto Rico eligible for the earned income tax credit.
Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 05/18/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 05/18/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Transportation

H.R.2529 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a national intersection and interchange safety construction program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] (Introduced 05/18/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: 05/18/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.2514 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure that revenues collected from passengers as aviation security fees are used to help finance the costs of aviation security screening by repealing a requirement that a portion of such fees be credited as offsetting receipts and deposited in the general fund of the Treasury.
Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 05/18/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Homeland Security
Latest Action: 05/18/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.