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TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 H.R. 1314 (114th) MeehanSupportYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 H.R. 1890 (114th) RyanSupportNo
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 H.R. 2029 (114th) DentSupportYes
Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act of 2015 H.R. 2045 (114th) BurgessSupportNo
To provide that certain bad faith communications in connection with the assertion of a United States patent are unfair or deceptive acts or practices, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide that certain bad faith communications in connection with the assertion of a United States patent are unfair or deceptive acts or practices, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
USA FREEDOM Act of 2015 H.R. 2048 (114th) SensenbrennerSupportYes
To reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other… More
To reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act H.R. 2146 (114th) ReichertSupportYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal law enforcement officers, firefighters, and air traffic controllers to make penalty-free withdrawals from governmental plans after age 50,… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal law enforcement officers, firefighters, and air traffic controllers to make penalty-free withdrawals from governmental plans after age 50, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act H.R. 2666 (114th) KinzingerSupportNo
To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from regulating the rates charged for broadband Internet access service. (by More
To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from regulating the rates charged for broadband Internet access service. (by CRS) Hide
Innovation Act H.R. 9 (114th) GoodlatteSplitNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
USA FREEDOM Act of 2015 S. 1123 (114th) LeeSupportNo
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and… More
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
PATENT Act S. 1137 (114th) GrassleySplitNo
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015 S. 1180 (114th) JohnsonSupportYes
A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to modernize the integrated public alert and warning system of the United… More
A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to modernize the integrated public alert and warning system of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
I-Squared Act of 2015 S. 153 (114th) HatchSupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to live and work in the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to live and work in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
CONNECT for Health Act S. 2484 (114th) SchatzSupportNo
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XI of the Social Security Act to promote cost savings and quality care under the Medicare program through the use of telehealth and remote patient monitoring… More
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XI of the Social Security Act to promote cost savings and quality care under the Medicare program through the use of telehealth and remote patient monitoring services, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Venue Equity and Non-Uniformity Elimination Act of 2016 S. 2733 (114th) FlakeSupportNo
A bill to ensure that venue in patents cases is fair and proper, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
American Innovation and Competitiveness Act S. 3084 (114th) GardnerSupportYes
A bill to invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States. (by More
A bill to invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 S. 995 (114th) HatchSupportNo
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
End Anonymous Patents Act H.R. 2024 (113th) DeutchSupportNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, to require disclosure of ownership and transfers of ownership of patents, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, to require disclosure of ownership and transfers of ownership of patents, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
SKILLS Visa Act H.R. 2131 (113th) IssaSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance American competitiveness through the encouragement of high-skilled immigration, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance American competitiveness through the encouragement of high-skilled immigration, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Patent Litigation and Innovation Act of 2013 H.R. 2639 (113th) JeffriesSupportNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, to add procedural requirements for patent infringement suits, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, to add procedural requirements for patent infringement suits, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
STOP Act H.R. 2766 (113th) IssaOpposeNo
To make improvements to the transitional program for covered business method patents, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Innovation Act H.R. 3309 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Hire More Heroes Act of 2014 H.R. 3474 (113th) DavisSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of the… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of the employer mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS) Hide
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 H.R. 3547 (113th) SmithSupportYes
An act making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 H.R. 3830 (113th) CampSupportNo
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014 H.R. 4438 (113th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit. (by CRS)
Stop Corporate Inversions Act of 2014 H.R. 4679 (113th) LevinOpposeNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to inverted corporations. (by CRS)
Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014 H.R. 5233 (113th) HoldingSupportNo
To amend chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for the theft of trade secrets, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for the theft of trade secrets, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act H.R. 624 (113th) RogersSupportNo
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Startup Act 3.0 H.R. 714 (113th) GrimmSupportNo
To jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Teaching Geography is Fundamental Act H.R. 822 (113th) Van HollenSupportNo
To improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional development programs for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers… More
To improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional development programs for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers offered through institutions of higher education. (by CRS) Hide
Saving High-Tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes Act of 2013 H.R. 845 (113th) DeFazioSupportNo
To amend chapter 29 of title 35, United States Code, to provide for the recovery of patent litigation costs, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend chapter 29 of title 35, United States Code, to provide for the recovery of patent litigation costs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Patent Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 S. 1013 (113th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to add procedural requirements for patent infringement suits. (by CRS)
Mobile Device Theft Deterrence Act of 2013 S. 1070 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to make it unlawful to alter or remove the unique equipment identification number of a mobile device. (by CRS)
Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2014 S. 1353 (113th) RockefellerSupportYes
A bill to provide for an ongoing, voluntary public-private partnership to improve cybersecurity, and to strengthen cybersecurity research and development, workforce development and education, and… More
A bill to provide for an ongoing, voluntary public-private partnership to improve cybersecurity, and to strengthen cybersecurity research and development, workforce development and education, and public awareness and preparedness, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Patent Litigation Integrity Act of 2013 S. 1612 (113th) HatchSupportNo
A bill to deter abusive patent litigation by targeting the economic incentives that fuel frivolous lawsuits. (by CRS)
Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013 S. 1720 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Startup Visa Act of 2013 S. 189 (113th) UdallSupportNo
A bill to establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States. (by More
A bill to establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 S. 1900 (113th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Transparency in Assertion of Patents Act S. 2049 (113th) McCaskillOpposeNo
A bill to curb unfair and deceptive practices during assertion of patents, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Patent Fee Integrity Act S. 2146 (113th) FeinsteinSupportNo
A bill to establish a United States Patent and Trademark Office Innovation Promotion Fund, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
EXPIRE Act of 2014 S. 2260 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Stop Corporate Inversions Act of 2014 S. 2360 (113th) LevinOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to inverted corporations. (by CRS)
Startup Act 3.0 S. 310 (113th) MoranSupportNo
A bill to jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Teaching Geography Is Fundamental Act S. 370 (113th) CochranSupportNo
A bill to improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional development programs for kindergarten through grade 12… More
A bill to improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional development programs for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers offered through institutions of higher education. (by CRS) Hide
Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act S. 744 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 S. 815 (113th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013 S. 866 (113th) SchumerOpposeNo
A bill to make improvements to the transitional program covered business method patents, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Leahy-Smith America Invents Act H.R. 1249 (112th) SmithOpposeYes
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Spectrum Innovation Act H.R. 1622 (112th) LattaSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for voluntary incentive auction revenue sharing. (by CRS)
Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 H.R. 1860 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services. (by CRS)
Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2011 H.R. 3012 (112th) ChaffetzSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 H.R. 6156 (112th) CampSupportYes
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian… More
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
STEM Jobs Act of 2012 H.R. 6429 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, to eliminate the diversity immigrant program, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, to eliminate the diversity immigrant program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011 H.R. 942 (112th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by CRS) Hide
Intellectual Property Jurisdiction Clarification Act of 2011 S. 23 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
STAR Act of 2012 S. 3185 (112th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide certain immigration benefits for aliens with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and for other… More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide certain immigration benefits for aliens with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Patent Reform Act of 2009 H.R. 1260 (111th) ConyersSplitNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Extend the Research Credit Through 2010 and to Increase and Make Permanent the Alternative Simplified Research Credit. H.R. 422 (111th) MeekSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by CRS) Hide
America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 H.R. 5116 (111th) GordonSupportYes
To invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
To invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2010 H.R. 5658 (111th) ShadeggSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Grow Research Opportunities With Taxcredits' Help Act S. 1203 (111th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 H.R. 1424 (110th) KennedySupportYes
A bill to provide authority for the Federal Government to purchase and insure certain types of troubled assets for the purposes of providing stability to and preventing disruption in the economy and… More
A bill to provide authority for the Federal Government to purchase and insure certain types of troubled assets for the purposes of providing stability to and preventing disruption in the economy and financial system and protecting taxpayers, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007 H.R. 1930 (110th) ShadeggSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007 S. 1083 (110th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Alternative Minimum Tax and Extenders Tax Relief Act of 2008 S. 2886 (110th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to amend certain expiring provisions. (by CRS)
To Authorize the Extension of Nondiscriminatory Treatment (Normal Trade Relations Treatment) to the Products of Vietnam. H.R. 5602 (109th) RamstadSupportNo
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Vietnam. (by CRS)
United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act H.R. 5684 (109th) BoehnerSupportYes
To implement the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement. (by CRS)