Here’s what we’re hearing about this week — and what’s heading for a vote.
HR 7: American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act of 2012 (Vote in House this week)
S 1813: MAP-21Moving Ahead for Progress in the Twenty-First Century (MAP-21) (Vote in Senate this week)
The Extended Unemployment Benefits Reform Act (S 2081) requires individuals to complete 20 hours of public service and 20 hours of active job search per week as conditions for receipt of federal extended unemployment benefits. (Just introduced.)
The Energizing America Through Employment Act (HR 4000) approves the Keystone XL pipeline project. (Just introduced.)
HR 3998 amends the tax code to extend the deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers (Just introduced.)
Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act (HR 3995) prohibits brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug into the market. (Just introduced.)
HR 3991 prohibits the National Labor Relations Board from requiring that employers provide to the Board or to a labor organization the telephone number or email address of any employee. (Just introduced.)
The DISCLOSE Act (HR 4010) amends the Federal Election Campaign Act to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities. (Just introduced.)
The American Anti-Torture Act (HR 4011) modifies certain provisions of law relating to torture. (Just introduced.)
The Postmark Payment Act (HR 4003) provides that the payment of a bill, invoice, or statement of account due, if made by mail, shall be considered to have been made on the date as of which the envelope which is used to transmit such payment is postmarked. (Just introduced.)
S 2088 amends the tax code to permanently double the amount of start-up expenses entrepreneurs can deduct from their taxes. (Just introduced.)
S Res 370: resolution calling for democratic change in Syria. (Just introduced.)
U.S. Job Creation and International Tax Reform Act (S 2091) (Just introduced.)
NOTE: POPVOX is neutral. Highlighting a bill does not indicate endorsement.