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Last Build Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:48:00 -0500


H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:48:00 -0500

Vote: Passed 227/205 The House Republican tax reform bill, H.R. 1 would dramatically reduce corporate and individual income taxes and would increase the deficit by $1.7 trillion over 10 years — — possibly offset by $338 billion saved by repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. #### Impact on Corporations The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1, follows the standard Republican philosophy of trickle-down economics. It includes what would be the largest corporate tax cuts in United States history, intended to incentivize corporations to spend and hire more in the United States. Here are some of the ways H.R. 1 would lower taxes on corporations: - The bill would lower the corporate tax rate from the current 35% to 20% — the ...

H.R. 2331: Connected Government Act

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:35:00 -0500

Vote: Passed 423/0 H.R. 2331 requires all federal agencies that create or update a website intended for use by the public to ensure that the website is mobile friendly. A mobile friendly website is defined as a webpage easily navigated on a smartphone, tablet, or similar mobile device.

On the Nomination PN811: Mark T. Esper, of Virginia, to be Secretary of the Army

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:09:00 -0500

Vote: Nomination Confirmed 89/6

H.R. 2810: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:11:00 -0500

Vote: Passed 356/70 H.R. 2810 authorizes and prioritizes funding for the Department of Defense (DoD) and military activities and construction, and prescribes military personnel strengths for Fiscal Year 2018. The bill authorizes $613.8 billion in base funding, including a $28.5 billion increase above the President’s budget for essential readiness recovery. Further, the bill authorizes an additional $10 billion in the Overseas Contingency Operations fund (OCO) for base requirements, and an additional $64.6 billion in the OCO fund to cover contingency operations. When factoring in $7.5 billion for mandatory defense spending, a total of $695.9 billion is authorized to be appropriated.[1] A summary of the Chairman’s mark of H.R. 2810 provided by the House Armed Services Committee can be found here. Significant provisions of ...

H.R. 2874: 21st Century Flood Reform Act

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:03:00 -0500

Vote: Passed 237/189 H.R. 2874 reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years, introduces private market competition, and provides programmatic reform to help policyholders. An amendment in the nature of a substitute combines the amended text of H.R. 2874 with six additional Financial Services Committee reported NFIP bills: H.R. 1422, H.R. 1558, H.R. 2246, H.R. 2565, H.R. 2868, and H.R. 2875. High level provisions of the bill include: - Reauthorizes the NFIP for 5 years - Gives property owners more flexibility by ensuring there is a robust private market for flood insurance - Requires mitigation funding be prioritized for properties that have experienced repeated flood losses - Improves mapping technology to ensure policies are based on accurate information - Requires increased ...

On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2874: 21st Century Flood Reform Act

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:56:00 -0500

Vote: Failed 190/236

On Approving the Journal

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:50:00 -0500

Vote: Passed 224/190