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Legislation in the House

Legislation ID Title Status Yea/Nea
C110 HR 1 Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act of 2007 Passed in House Yea (299 - 128)
H.R. 1-110To provide for the implementation of the recommendations of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.
January 9, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
C110 HR 2 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for
an increase in the Federal minimum wage.
Passed in House Yea (316 - 116)
H.R. 2-110To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.
February 1, 2007: Passed/agreed to in Senate. Status: Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 94 - 3. Record Vote Number: 42.
C110 HR 3 Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007 Passed in House Yea (253 - 174)
H.R. 3-110To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem cell research.
January 12, 2007: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 6.
C110 HR 4 Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007 Passed in House Yea (255 - 170)
H.R. 4-110To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate lower covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.
January 12, 2007: Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 255 - 170 (Roll no. 23).


Legislation in the Senate

Legislation ID Title Sponsor Status Yea/Nea
C110 S 95 Kids Come First Act John Kerry Committee
S. 95-110A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure that every uninsured child in America has health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.
January 4, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
C110 S 96 Export Products Not Jobs Act of 2007 John Kerry Committee
S. 96-110A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure a fairer and simpler method of taxing controlled foreign corporations of United States shareholders, to treat certain foreign corporations managed and controlled in the United States as domestic corporations, to codify the economic substance doctrine, and to eliminate the top corporate income tax rate, and for other purposes.
January 4, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
C110 S 97 College Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2007 John Kerry Committee
S. 97-110A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to replace the Hope and Lifetime Learning credits with a partially refundable college opportunity credit.
January 4, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
C110 S 98 Minority Entrepreneurship Development Act of 2007 John Kerry Committee
S. 98-110A bill to foster the development of minority-owned small businesses.
January 4, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
C110 S 99 Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Act John Kerry Committee
S. 99-110A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a refundable credit for small business employee health insurance expenses.
January 4, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
C110 S 102 ...to extend and expand relief from the alternative minimum tax and to repeal the extension of the lower rates for capital gains and dividends for 2009 and 2010 John Kerry Committee
S. 102-110A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and expand relief from the alternative minimum tax and to repeal the extension of the lower rates for capital gains and dividends for 2009 and 2010.
January 4, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
C110 S 103 Restore a Rational Tax Rate on Petroleum Act of 2007 John Kerry Committee
S. 103-110A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that major oil and gas companies will not be eligible for the effective rate reductions enacted in 2004 for domestic manufacturers.
January 4, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
C110 S 163 Small Business Disaster Response and Loan Improvements Act of 2007 John Kerry Committee
S. 163-110A bill to improve the disaster loan program of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
May 7, 2007: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 139.
C110 S 196 Congressional Pension Accountability Act; John Kerry Committee
S. 196-110A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to deny Federal retirement benefits to individuals convicted of certain offenses, and for other purposes.
January 8, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
C110 S 234 Wireless Innovation Act of 2007 John Kerry Committee
S. 234-110A bill to require the FCC to issue a final order regarding television white spaces.
January 9, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
C110 S 288 ..to provide for the use of gold in the metal content of the Medal of Honor John Kerry Committee
S. 288-110A bill to amend titles 10 and 14, United States Code, to provide for the use of gold in the metal content of the Medal of Honor.
January 12, 2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

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