Rep. Gerald WellerRepublican
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|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).
- Congratulates Chicago on securing the bid to represent the United States in the international competition to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
- Encourages the International Olympic Committee to select Chicago as the site of the Games.
Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution - Calls upon the President: (1) to ensure that U.S. foreign policy reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the U.S. record relating to the Armenian Genocide and the consequences of the failure to realize a just resolution; and (2) in the President's annual message commemorating the Armenian Genocide to characterize the systematic and deliberate annihilation of 1.5 million Armenians as genocide, and to recall the proud history of U.S. intervention in opposition to the Armenian Genocide.
Establishes the House Select Committee on POW and MIA Affairs.
|H1400: To enhance United States diplomatic efforts with respect to Iran by imposing additional economic sanctions against Iran, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
- States that nothing in this Act shall be construed as authorizing the use of force or the use of the U.S. Armed Forces against Iran.
- Subjects, with respect to prohibited transactions with Iran, a parent company to penalties for violations committed by certain subsidiaries outside the United States that would be subject to prohibitions if committed inside the United States or by a U.S. person.
- Establishes specified additional import and export sanctions against Iran.
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|H3035: To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Jerry Lewis in recognition of his outstanding service to the Nation [0 comments]|
Authorizes the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the presentation, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal of appropriate design to comedian Jerry Lewis in recognition of his outstanding service to the Nation.