Bills 1 to 10 of 25
|H3188: To eliminate the separate work participation rate requirements for 2-parent families under the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families [0 comments]|
Amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act to eliminate the separate work participation rate requirements for two-parent families.
|H2557: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and extend the alternative motor vehicle credit for certain flexible fuel hybrid vehicles [0 comments]|
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to qualify new flexible fuel hybrid motor vehicles for the alternative motor vehicle tax credit through December 31, 2016, subject to a phaseout for vehicles sold after 2011. Defines "new flexible fuel hybrid motor vehicle" as a qualified hybrid motor vehicle which is capable of operating on an alternative fuel, on gasoline, and on any blend thereof, and which is certified by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to have achieved a certain level of city fuel economy using E-85 ethanol fuel.
|H834: To provide permanent relief from the marriage penalty under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 [0 comments]|
Makes provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 that eliminate the marriage penalty in the standard deduction, the 15-percent tax bracket, and the earned income tax credit, permanent.
|H824: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to classify ethanol and biodiesel refining property as 7-year property for purposes of the accelerated cost recovery system [0 comments]|
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow accelerated cost recovery (i.e., a seven-year recovery period) for ethanol or biodiesel refining property. Defines "ethanol or biodiesel refining property" as property used to produce biodiesel and property used to produce ethanol other than from petroleum, natural gas, or coal (including lignite).
|H793: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the renewable electricity production credit [0 comments]|
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the tax credit for producing electricity from certain renewable resources; and (2) redefine "Indian coal production facility" for purposes of the credit as a facility that produces Indian coal (thus eliminating certain requirements for and limits on the tax credit for electricity produced by such facility).
|H244: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income for certain education and training expenses, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
- Technology Retraining and Investment Now Act for the 21st Century - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for 50 percent of the information and communications technology education and training program expenses of individuals and employees, up to $4,000 in a taxable year. Increases the allowable amount of such credit to $5,000 for expenses for a program operated: (1) in an empowerment zone, enterprise community, or renewal community; (2) in a school district in which at least 50 percent of the students are eligible for free or reduced-cost lunches; (3) in an federally-declared disaster area; (4) in certain rural areas receiving federal assistance; (5) in an Indian tribal jurisdiction; (6) by an employer with 200 or fewer employees during a specified period; or (7) for a disabled individual.
- Defines "information technology education and training program expenses" to include: (1) course work; (2) certification testing; (3) apprenticeship programs registered by the Department of Labor; and (4) other expenses essential to assessing skill acquisition.
- Redefines "eligible educational institution" to include a commercial information and communications technology training provider.
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|H2825: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 326 South Main Street in Princeton, Illinois, as the "Owen Lovejoy Princeton Post Office Building" [0 comments]|
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 326 South Main Street in Princeton, Illinois, as the "Owen Lovejoy Princeton Post Office Building."
Congratulates Illinois State University as it celebrates its sesquicentennial.
Authorizes the payment of special compensation to members of the Armed Forces retired due to disability with less than 20 years of active service who were awarded the Purple Heart. States that such payments shall be made without regard to special rules applicable to other disability retirees which require offsetting reductions.
|H5688: To provide for a program of targeted extended unemployment compensation, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
- Provides for federal-state agreements under which a state will make targeted extended unemployment compensation payments, for any week of unemployment beginning in the individual's eligibility period, to individuals who: (1) have exhausted all rights to regular compensation under such state law; (2) have no rights to compensation (including both regular and extended compensation) with respect to a week under such law or any other state or federal unemployment compensation law (and are not paid or entitled to be paid such additional compensation); and (3) are not receiving compensation for such week under the unemployment compensation law of Canada.
- Declares that such period of eligibility shall consist of any week which begins between April 1, 2008, and March 31, 2009. Denies eligibility to an individual unless his or her benefit year ends on or after July 1, 2007.
- Specifies criteria for Tier-1, Tier-2, and Tier-3 periods of increasing unemployment in a state for purposes of calculating payments under this Act. Prescribes formulas for crediting amounts to recipient accounts for each period.
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