Federal - HR 1

House Republican Tax Overhaul

Introduced

November 2, 2017

Description

A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018 (official title to be confirmed).

Our Position

Oppose

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 24

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  • Jan. 11, 2018Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.699, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E36

  • Jan. 11, 2018Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.698, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E36

  • Jan. 11, 2018Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.697, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E36

  • Jan. 11, 2018Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.692, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E36

  • Jan. 11, 2018Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.691, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E36

  • Jan. 11, 2018Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.691, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E36

  • Jan. 11, 2018Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.689, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E36

  • Jan. 11, 2018Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.688, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E36

  • Jan. 2, 2018Cost Estimate issued by Congressional Budget Office.

  • Dec. 22, 2017 — Became Public Law, PL 115-97, 131 Stat. 2054. Congressional Record p. D1374

  • Dec. 22, 2017 — Signed by the president. Congressional Record p. H679

  • Dec. 21, 2017Renacci, R-Ohio, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.699, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1750

  • Dec. 21, 2017Renacci, R-Ohio, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.698, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1750

  • Dec. 21, 2017Renacci, R-Ohio, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.697, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1750

  • Dec. 21, 2017Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.654, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1747

  • Dec. 21, 2017 — Enrolled measure signed in the Senate. Congressional Record p. S8253

  • Dec. 21, 2017 — Enrolled measure signed in the House. Congressional Record p. H10416

  • Dec. 20, 2017 — Measure cleared for the president. Congressional Record p. H10312

  • Dec. 20, 2017House Vote 699 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Concur
    Brady, R-Texas, motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the tax overhaul that would revise the federal income tax system by: lowering the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent; lowering individual tax rates through 2025; limiting state and local deductions to $10,000 through 2025; decreasing the limit on deductible mortgage debt through 2025; and creating a new system of taxing U.S. corporations with foreign subsidiaries. Specifically, it would repeal personal exemptions and would roughly double the standard deduction through 2025. It would raise the child tax credit to $2,000 through 2025, would repeal the alternative minimum tax for corporations and provide for broader exemptions to the tax for individuals through 2025. It would double individual exemptions to the estate tax and gift tax through 2025, and would establish a new top tax rate for "pass-through" business income through 2025. It would effectively eliminate the penalty for not purchasing health insurance under the 2010 health care overhaul law in 2019. It would also open portions of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. Motion agreed to 224-201. Note: A "yea" was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. H10308-H10312

  • Dec. 20, 2017 — Senate amendment to the bill considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H10261-H10312

  • Dec. 20, 2017House Vote 698 Tax Overhaul — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 668) that would provide for House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the tax overhaul (HR 1) that would provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018. The Senate amendment to the tax overhaul bill would remove three provisions that violate the Congressional Budget Act. Adopted 232-190. Congressional Record p. H10261

  • Dec. 20, 2017House Vote 697 Tax Overhaul — Previous Question
    Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 668) that would provide House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the tax overhaul (HR 1) that would provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018. The Senate amendment to the tax overhaul bill would remove three provisions that violate the Congressional Budget Act. Motion agreed to 234-188. Congressional Record p. H10260

  • Dec. 20, 2017 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 668, reported to the House as a rule for HR 1.

  • Dec. 20, 2017 — Measure, as amended, passed via motion to concur, by roll call vote, 51-48. Congressional Record p. S8141-S8142

  • Dec. 20, 2017Senate Vote 323 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Recede and Concur
    McConnell, R-Ky., motion that the Senate recede from its amendment and concur in the bill with a further amendment. The bill would revise the federal income tax system by lowering the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent; lowering individual tax rates through 2025; limiting state and local deductions to $10,000 through 2025; decreasing the limit on deductible mortgage debt through 2025; and creating a new system of taxing U.S. corporations with foreign subsidiaries. Specifically, it would repeal personal exemptions and would roughly double the standard deduction through 2025. It would raise the child tax credit to $2,000 through 2025, would repeal the alternative minimum tax for corporations and provide for broader exemptions to the tax for individuals through 2025. It would double individual exemptions to the estate tax and gift tax through 2025, and would establish a new top tax rate for "pass-through" business income through 2025. Motion agreed to 51-48. Note: A "yea" was a vote in support of the president's position. In the legislative day that began on Dec. 19, 2017. Congressional Record p. S8141-S8142

  • Dec. 20, 2017Senate Vote 322 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Waive
    Enzi, R-Wyo., motion to waive all applicable sections of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 and any applicable budget resolutions with respect to the following Sanders, I-Vt., points of order regarding the conference report to accompany the bill: that Section 110032(a), from page 75, line 17 to page 76, line 9 of the conference report violates Section 313(b)(1)(D) of the Congressional Budget Act; that Section 11000(a) violates section 313(b)(1)(A) of the Congressional Budget Act; and that the phrase "tuition paying" as it appears on page 309, line 12 and page 309, lines 14-15, both violate Section 313(b)(1)(D) of the Congressional Budget Act. Motion rejected 51-48. Note: A three-fifths majority vote (60) of the total Senate is required to waive the Budget Act. (Subsequently the chair upheld the points of order and the applicable sections were stricken from the bill text.) In the legislative day that began on Dec. 19, 2017. Congressional Record p. S8101-8141

  • Dec. 20, 2017 — House Rules Committee granted a closed rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H10249, H10344

  • Dec. 20, 2017 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • Dec. 19, 2017McCain, R-Ariz., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.323, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S8141

  • Dec. 19, 2017 — Sanders, I-Vt., point of order, that the phrase "tuition paying" as it appears on page 309, line 12 and page 309, lines 14-15 of the conference report to accompany the bill both violate Section 313(b)(1)(D) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. S8101-S8141

  • Dec. 19, 2017 — Sanders, I-Vt., point of order, that Section 110032(a), from page 75, line 17 to page 76, line 9 of the conference report to accompany the bill violates Section 313(b)(1)(D) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. S8101-S8141

  • Dec. 19, 2017 — Sanders, I-Vt., point of order, that Section 11000(a) of the conference report to accompany the bill violates Section 313(b)(1)(A) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. S8101-S8141

  • Dec. 19, 2017Senate Vote 321 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Proceed
    McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill. It would revise the federal income tax system by: lowering the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent; lowering individual tax rates through 2025; limiting state and local deductions to $10,000 through 2025; decreasing the limit on deductible mortgage debt through 2025; and creating a new system of taxing U.S. corporations with foreign subsidiaries. Specifically, it would repeal personal exemptions and would roughly double the standard deduction through 2025. The bill would raise the child tax credit to $2,000 through 2025, would repeal the alternative minimum tax for corporations and provide for broader exemptions to the tax for individuals through 2025. It would double individual exemptions to the estate tax and gift tax through 2025, and would establish a new top tax rate for "pass-through" business income through 2025. The bill would effectively eliminate the penalty for not purchasing health insurance under the 2010 health care overhaul law in 2019. It would also open portions of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. Motion agreed to 51-48. Congressional Record p. S8088

  • Dec. 19, 2017 — Conference report to accompany the bill considered in the Senate. Congressional Record p. S8088-8142

  • Dec. 19, 2017 — Conference report to accompany the bill received in the Senate and held at the desk. Congressional Record p. S8149

  • Dec. 19, 2017House Vote 692 Tax Overhaul — Conference Report
    Adoption of the conference report on the bill that would revise the federal income tax system by lowering the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent; lowering individual tax rates through 2025; limiting state and local deductions to $10,000 through 2025; decreasing the limit on deductible mortgage debt through 2025; and creating a new system of taxing U.S. corporations with foreign subsidiaries. Specifically, it would repeal personal exemptions and would roughly double the standard deduction through 2025. It would raise the child tax credit to $2,000 through 2025, would repeal the alternative minimum tax for corporations and provide for broader exemptions to the tax for individuals through 2025. It would double individual exemptions to the estate tax and gift tax through 2025, and would establish a new top tax rate for "pass-through" business income through 2025. Adopted (thus sent to the Senate) 227-203. Note: A "yea" was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. H10214

  • Dec. 19, 2017House Vote 691 Tax Overhaul — Recommit
    Neal, D-Mass., motion to recommit the bill to the Committee of Conference with instructions to the managers on the part of the House that they disagree with provisions related to state and local tax deductions, and related to the bill's language that would effectively repeal the individual health care mandate established by the 2010 health care overhaul. Motion rejected 191-236. Congressional Record p. H10213-H10214

  • Dec. 19, 2017 — Conference report considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H10201-H10214

  • Dec. 19, 2017 — House rule, H Res 667, agreed to by roll call vote, 233-193. Congressional Record p. H10200

  • Dec. 19, 2017House Vote 689 Enhanced Supervision Elimination and Tax Overhaul Conference Report — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 667) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 3312) that would modify the enhanced supervision requirement for certain bank holding companies, and provide for consideration of the conference report to accompany the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (HR 1). Adopted 233-193. Congressional Record p. H10200

  • Dec. 19, 2017House Vote 688 Enhanced Supervision Elimination and Tax Overhaul Conference Report — Previous Question
    Session, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 667) that would provide House floor consideration of the bill (HR 3312) that would eliminate the enhanced supervision requirement for certain bank holding companies, and provide for consideration of the conference report to accompany the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (HR 1). Motion agreed to 233-187. Congressional Record p. H10199

  • Dec. 19, 2017 — Enzi, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1863. Congressional Record p. S8151

  • Dec. 18, 2017 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 667, reported to the House as a rule for HR 1.

  • Dec. 18, 2017Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • Dec. 18, 2017 — House Rules Committee granted a closed rule providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill. Congressional Record p. H10178, H10179

  • Dec. 15, 2017Cost Estimate issued by Congressional Budget Office.

  • Dec. 15, 2017Draft bill text released by Rep. K. Brady, R-Texas

  • Dec. 15, 2017 — Conference report filed in the House. Congressional Record p. H9943-H10143, H10144

  • Dec. 13, 2017 — Conference committee proceeding held by House and Senate conferees.

  • Dec. 7, 2017Beatty, D-Ohio, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.654, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1670-E1671

  • Dec. 7, 2017Beatty, D-Ohio, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.653, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1670-E1671

  • Dec. 7, 2017Flores, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.653, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1670

  • Dec. 7, 2017 — Senate conferees named: Sens. Hatch, R-Utah, Enzi, R-Wyo., Murkowski, R-Alaska, Cornyn, R-Texas, Thune, R-S.D., Portman, R-Ohio, Scott, R-S.C., Toomey, R-Pa., Wyden, D-Ore., Sanders, I-Vt., Murray, D-Wash., Cantwell, D-Wash., Stabenow, D-Mich., Menendez, D-N.J., Carper, D-Del. Congressional Record p. S7925

  • Dec. 6, 2017Alexander, R-Tenn., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.309, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S7881

  • Dec. 6, 2017Walz, D-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.654, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1663

  • Dec. 6, 2017Walz, D-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.653, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1663

  • Dec. 6, 2017Alexander, R-Tenn., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.309, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S7881

  • Dec. 6, 2017Alexander, R-Tenn., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.308, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S7879

  • Dec. 6, 2017Alexander, R-Tenn., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.307, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S7879

  • Dec. 6, 2017Alexander, R-Tenn., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.306, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S7878

  • Dec. 6, 2017Franken, D-Minn., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.308, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S7879

  • Dec. 6, 2017Franken, D-Minn., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.307, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S7879

  • Dec. 6, 2017Alexander, R-Tenn., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.308, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S7879

  • Dec. 6, 2017Alexander, R-Tenn., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.307, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S7879

  • Dec. 6, 2017Senate Vote 309 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Instruct
    Booker, D-N.J., motion to instruct the Senate managers to insist that the final conference report for the bill would not contain any provisions that would increase the number of individuals that do not have health insurance or increase health insurance premiums. Motion rejected 47-51. Congressional Record p. S7880-S7881

  • Dec. 6, 2017 — Rubio, R-Fla., motion to instruct the Senate managers to insist that the final conference report for the bill includes language that would increase the refundable per child tax credit to no less than $2,000 and that the credit would be expanded "to benefit more low-wage parents," agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S7880-S7881

  • Dec. 6, 2017Senate Vote 308 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Instruct
    Stabenow, D-Mich., motion to instruct the Senate managers to insist that the final conference report for the bill include language related to reverting the corporate tax rates to 35 percent in the event that average household wages do not increase. Motion rejected 44-54. Congressional Record p. S7879

  • Dec. 6, 2017Senate Vote 307 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Instruct
    King, I-Maine, motion to instruct the Senate managers to insist that the final conference report for the bill include language that would ensure that it would not increase the federal budget deficit for the period of fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2027. Motion rejected 48-50. Congressional Record p. S7878-S7879

  • Dec. 6, 2017Senate Vote 306 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Request Conference
    McConnell, R-Ky., motion that the Senate insist on its amendment to the bill, agree to the request from the House for a conference, and appoint conferees on the bill that would revise the federal income tax system. Motion agreed to 51-47. Congressional Record p. S7867-S7878

  • Dec. 6, 2017 — House message to accompany the bill considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S7859-S7881

  • Dec. 5, 2017Gutierrez, D-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.654, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1656-E1657

  • Dec. 5, 2017Gutierrez, D-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.653, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1656-E1657

  • Dec. 5, 2017 — The presiding officer announced the removal of Rep. Walden, R-Ore., as a conferee on the bill and appointed Rep. Upton, R-Mich. to fill the vacancy. Congressional Record p. H9641

  • Dec. 4, 2017Scalise, R-La., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.653, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H9603

  • Dec. 4, 2017 — House conferees named: Reps. Brady, R-Texas, Nunes, R-Calif., Roskam, R-Ill., Black, R-Tenn., Noem, R-S.D., Neal, D-Mass., Neal, D-Mass., Walden, R-Ore., Shimkus, R-Ill., Castor, D-Fla., Bishop, R-Utah, Young, R-Alaska, Grijalva, D-Ariz., Doggett, D-Texas, Levin, D-Mich. Congressional Record p. H9613

  • Dec. 4, 2017House Vote 654 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Instruct Conferees
    Neal, D-Mass., motion to instruct conferees to disagree with the Senate amendment that would repeal the individual health insurance mandate, and to recede from the section House bill that would eliminate the deduction for state and local income taxes through 2025. Motion rejected 186-233. Congressional Record p. H9603-H9613

  • Dec. 4, 2017House Vote 653 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Request Conference
    Brady, R-Texas, motion that the House disagree with the Senate amendment and request a conference with the Senate on the bill that would revise the federal income tax system by lowering individual and corporate tax rates, repealing various deductions through 2025. Motion agreed to 222-192. Congressional Record p. H9602-H9603

  • Dec. 2, 2017Senate Vote 303 Tax Overhaul — Passage
    Passage of the bill, as amended, that would revise the federal income tax system by lowering individual and corporate tax rates, repealing various deductions through 2025, specifically by eliminating the deduction for state and local income taxes through 2025, increasing the deduction for pass-through entities and raising the child tax credit through 2025. It would also open parts of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. Passed 51-49. Note: A "yea" was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. S7712

  • Dec. 2, 2017Senate Vote 302 Tax Overhaul — University Endowment Tax
    Merkley, D-Ore., amendment no. 1856 to the McConnell, for Hatch, substitute amendment no. 1618 that would remove the provision in the bill that would exempt higher education institutions that opt out of receiving federal funding from a tax on university endowments. Adopted 52-48. Note: On the legislative day Dec. 1, 2017. Congressional Record p. S7711-S7712

  • Dec. 2, 2017Senate Vote 301 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Waive
    Cantwell, D-Wash., motion to waive all applicable sections of the Congressional Budget Act with respect to the Murkowski, R-Alaska, point of order that the Cantwell amendment no. 1717 to the McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618 violates section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act. The amendment would remove the provisions of the bill that would open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. Motion rejected 48-52. Note: A three-fifths majority vote (60) of the total Senate is required to waive the Budget Act. Dec. 2, 2017, on the legislative day Dec. 1, 2017. Congressional Record p. S7711

  • Dec. 2, 2017 — Murkowski, R-Alaska, point of order that the McConnell, R-Ky., for Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment no. 1717, to the McConnell, for Hatch, R-Utah, amendment no. 1618, violates section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act, sustained by the chair. (In the legislative day that began on Dec. 1, 2017.) Congressional Record p. S7711

  • Dec. 2, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment no. 1717, to the McConnell, for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618, that would remove the provisions of the bill that would open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling, fell when a point of order was sustained by the chair. (In the legislative day that began on Dec. 1, 2017.) Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S7707-S7711

  • Dec. 2, 2017Senate Vote 300 Tax Overhaul — Commit
    Manchin, D-W.Va., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back in three days with changes related to making certain tax cuts permanent. Motion rejected 38-61. Note: Dec. 2, 2017, on the legislative day Dec. 1, 2017. Congressional Record p. S7706-S7707

  • Dec. 2, 2017Senate Vote 299 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Waive
    Kaine, D-Va., motion to waive all applicable sections of the Congressional Budget Act and any applicable budget resolutions with respect to the Toomey, R-Pa, point of order that the Cornyn, R-Texas, for Kaine, D-Va., amendment no. 1846 to the McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618 violates section 4105 of the fiscal 2018 budget resolution. The amendment would permanently adjust certain individual tax rates and would increase the corporate tax rate to 25 percent. Motion rejected 34-65. Note: A three-fifths majority vote (60) of the total Senate is required to waive the Budget Act. Dec. 2, 2017, on the legislative day Dec. 1, 2017. Congressional Record p. S7706

  • Dec. 2, 2017 — Toomey, R-Pa., point of order that the Cornyn, R-Texas, for Kaine, D-Va., amendment no. 1846 to the McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618 violates section 4105 of the fiscal 2018 budget resolution (H Con Res 71), sustained by the chair. (In the legislative day that began on Dec. 1, 2017.) Congressional Record p. S7706

  • Dec. 2, 2017 — Cornyn, R-Texas, for Kaine, D-Va., amendment no. 1846, to the McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618, that would permanently adjust certain individual tax rates and would increase the corporate tax rate to 25 percent, fell when a point of order was sustained by the chair. (In the legislative day that began on Dec. 1, 2017.) Congressional Record p. S7704-S7706

  • Dec. 1, 2017Senate Vote 298 Tax Overhaul — Education Savings Accounts
    Cornyn, R-Texas, for Cruz, R-Texas, amendment no. 1852 to the McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618, that would allow tuition expenses or the cost of school supplies for secondary public, private or religious school to be treated the same as higher education expenses for certain tax purposes. Adopted with Vice President Pence casting a "yea" vote to break the tie, 50-50. Congressional Record p. S7704-S7705

  • Dec. 1, 2017Senate Vote 297 Tax Overhaul — Commit
    Menendez, D-N.J., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back in three days with changes that would be in the jurisdiction of the committee and that would eliminate the bill's repeal of the state and local tax deduction if various services would be reduced or if certain taxes would be increased. Motion rejected 48-52. Congressional Record p. S7703-S7704

  • Dec. 1, 2017Senate Vote 296 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Waive
    Rubio, R-Fla., motion to waive all applicable sections of the Congressional Budget Act with respect to the Wyden, D-Ore., point of order that the Rubio amendment no. 1850 to the McConnell R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah., substitute amendment no. 1618 violates section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act. The amendment would modify the child tax credit and modify the corporate tax rate. Motion rejected 29-71. Note: A three-fifths majority vote (60) of the total Senate is required to waive the Budget Act. Congressional Record p. S7703

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Wyden, D-Ore., point of order that the McConnell, R-Ky., for Rubio, R-Fla., amendment no. 1850 to the McConnell, for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618 violates section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act, sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. S7703

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Rubio, R-Fla., amendment no. 1850 to the McConnell, for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618, that would modify the child tax credit and modify the corporate tax rate, fell when a point of order was sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. S7700-S7703

  • Dec. 1, 2017Senate Vote 295 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Waive
    Brown, D-Ohio, motion to waive all applicable sections of the Congressional Budget Act with respect to the Enzi, R-Wyo., point of order that the Brown amendment no. 1854 to the McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618 violates section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act. The amendment would increase the refundable child tax credit to $2,000 for children over the age of six and $2,500 for children under the age of six. Motion rejected 48-52. Note: A three-fifths majority vote (60) of the total Senate is required to waive the Budget Act. Congressional Record p. S7702-S7703

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Enzi, R-Wyo., point of order that the McConnell, R-Ky., for Brown, D-Ohio amendment no. 1854 to the McConnell, for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618 violates section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act, sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. S7702-S7703

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Brown, D-Ohio, amendment no. 1854 to the McConnell, for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618, that would increase the refundable child tax credit to $2,000 for children over the age of six and $2,500 for children under the age of six, fell when a point of order was sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. S7700-S7703

  • Dec. 1, 2017Senate Vote 294 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Waive
    Sanders, I-Vt., motion to waive all applicable sections of the Congressional Budget Act with respect to the Enzi, R-Wyo., point of order that the Sanders amendment no. 1720 to the McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, amendment no. 1618 violates section 313(b)(1)(a) of the Congressional Budget Act. The amendment would create a 60-vote point of order against any reconciliation legislation that would result in a reduction in guaranteed Social Security or Medicare benefits, would increase the early or full retirement age for Social Security benefits, would privatize Social Security, or would result in a reduction of Medicare benefits. Motion rejected 46-54. Note: A three-fifths majority vote (60) of the total Senate is required to waive the Budget Act. Congressional Record p. S7702

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Enzi, R-Wyo., point of order that the McConnell, R-Ky., for Sanders, I-Vt., amendment no. 1720 to the McConnell, Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618 violates section 313(b)(1)(a) of the Congressional Budget Act, sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. S7702

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Sanders, I-Vt., amendment no. 1720 to the McConnell, for Hatch, R-Utah, amendment no. 1618, that would create a 60-vote point of order against any reconciliation legislation that would result in a reduction in guaranteed Social Security or Medicare benefits, would increase the early or full retirement age for Social Security benefits, would privatize Social Security, or would result in a reduction of benefits or eligibility for individuals enrolled or eligible to receive Medicare benefits, fell when a point of order was sustained by the chair. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S7700-S7702

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, amendment no. 1855 to the McConnell, for Hatch, substitute amendment no. 1618, adopted by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S7700

  • Dec. 1, 2017Senate Vote 292 Tax Overhaul — Commit
    Cardin, D-Md., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back in three days with changes to the bill that are in the jurisdiction of the committee and would "designate the revenue raised by the deemed repatriation provisions of the bill for infrastructure improvements." Motion rejected 43-57. Congressional Record p. S7656-S7666

  • Dec. 1, 2017Senate Vote 291 Tax Overhaul — Commit
    Baldwin, D-Wis., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back to the Senate in three days with changes that would be within the jurisdiction of the committee and would "support the president's plan to close the carried interest loophole." Motion rejected 48-52. Congressional Record p. S7653-S7655, S7655-S7656

  • Dec. 1, 2017Senate Vote 290 Tax Overhaul — Commit
    Wyden, D-Ore., for Nelson, D-Fla., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back to the Senate in three days with changes that would be within the jurisdiction of the committee and and would "provide permanent tax relief for middle-class Americans in a deficit-neutral way." Motion rejected 48-52. Congressional Record p. S7653-S7655, S7655-S7656

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618, as amended, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S7653-S7712

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S7653-S7712

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Franken, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1862. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7805

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Franken, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1861. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7805

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Franken, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1860. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7805

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Franken, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1859. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7805

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Baldwin, D-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1858. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7805

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1857 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7805

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1856 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7805

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky. (for Hatch, R-Utah), amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1855 (1618). Congressional Record p. S7221, S7758-S7805

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky. (for S. Brown, D-Ohio), amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1854. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7757-S7758

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1853. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7757

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1852 (1618). Congressional Record p. S7221, S7757

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1851. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7756-S7757

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky. (for Rubio, R-Fla.), amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1850 (1618). Congressional Record p. S7221, S7756

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1849. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7756

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1848 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7755-S7756

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1847 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7755

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Kaine, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1846. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7755

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1845. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7755

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1844 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7755

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1843. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7743-S7755

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1842. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7731-S7743

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Gardner, R-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1841 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7731

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1840 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7730-S7731

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Sasse, R-Neb., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1839 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7730

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Sasse, R-Neb., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1838 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7221, S7730

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1837 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7721, S7730

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1836. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7721, S7729-S7730

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Grassley, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1835 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7721, S7729

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1834 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7721, S7729

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — T. Scott, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1833. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7727-S7729

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — R. Johnson, R-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1832 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7727

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Kaine, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1831. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7726-S7727

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Risch, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1830 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7726

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Risch, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1829 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7726

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1828 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7726

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Burr, R-N.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1827 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7726

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — T. Scott, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1826 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7724-S7726

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1825 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7724

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1824 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7724

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1823 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7724

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Gardner, R-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1822 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7724

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Gardner, R-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1821 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7724

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1820 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7723-S7724

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1819 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7723

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Enzi, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1818 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7723

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1817 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7723

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Toomey, R-Pa., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1816 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7723

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1815 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7722-S7723

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1814 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7722

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Murkowski, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1813 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7722

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Murkowski, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1812 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7722

  • Dec. 1, 2017 — Blunt, R-Mo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1811 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7720, S7721-S7722

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Wyden, D-Ore., for Nelson, D-Fla., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back in three days, not counting any day on which the Senate is not in session, with changes that are in the jurisdiction of the committee and would "provide permanent tax relief for middle-class Americans in a deficit-neutral way," pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S7548-S7557

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Baldwin, D-Wis., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back in three days, not counting any day on which the Senate is not in session, with changes that are in the jurisdiction of the committee and "support the president's plan to close the carried interest loophole," pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S7548-S7557

  • Nov. 30, 2017Senate Vote 289 Tax Overhaul — Commit
    Stabenow, D-Mich., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back in three days with changes to the bill that would revert the corporate tax rates to 35 percent in the event that real average household wages do not increase by at least $4,000 by 2020. Motion rejected 45-55. Congressional Record p. S7536-S7545

  • Nov. 30, 2017Senate Vote 288 Tax Overhaul — Commit
    King, I-Maine, motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back to the Senate in three days with changes that are within the jurisdiction of the committee and would ensure that the bill would not increase the deficit for the period of fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2027. Motion rejected 48-52. Congressional Record p. S7527-S7536

  • Nov. 30, 2017Senate Vote 287 Tax Overhaul — Commit
    Casey, D-Pa., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back in three days with changes related to employee wages. Motion rejected 48-51. Congressional Record p. S7519-S7527

  • Nov. 30, 2017Senate Vote 286 Tax Overhaul — Commit
    Brown, D-Ohio, motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee. Motion rejected 48-52. Congressional Record p. S7514-S7518

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S7508-S7557

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S7508-S7557

  • Nov. 30, 2017Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Franken, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1795 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7637

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Warren, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1799 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7638-S7640

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1766 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7612

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Warren, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1798 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7638

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Warren, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1797 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7637

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Franken, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1796 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7637

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1803 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7646-S7647

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Nelson, D-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1769. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7612

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1802 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7646

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Warren, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1801. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7645-S7646

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Nelson, D-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1768. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7612

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Warren, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1800 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7640-S7645

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1767 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7612

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Murray, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1773. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7620-S7623

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1772 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7619-S7620

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1771 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7615-S7618

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1804 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7647-S7648

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Nelson, D-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1770. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7612-S7615

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — K. Harris, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1806 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7648

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — K. Harris, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1805. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7648

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1809. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7649

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1775. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7623

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Udall, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1774 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7623

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — T. Scott, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1808. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7649

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1807. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7648-S7649

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1778. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7623-S7625

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1777. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7623

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1776. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7623

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1810 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7649

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1781 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7626

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1780 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7626

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1779. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7625-S7626

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1782 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7626

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1784 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7626

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1783 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7626

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1786 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7626

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1785 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7626

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1765. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7612

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1789 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7627

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1788 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7627

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1787 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7626

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1792. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7635

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1791. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7628-S7635

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1790. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7627-S7628

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1764. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7612

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Paul, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1763 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7611-S7612

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1794. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7636-S7637

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1762. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7611

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Fischer, R-Neb., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1793. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7568, S7635-S7636

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1751 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7609

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1757. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7611

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Donnelly, D-Ind., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1750 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7606-S7609

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Roberts, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1749 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7606

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1752 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7609

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Moran, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1733. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7597-S7598

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Gardner, R-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1732 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7597

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Rounds, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1735 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7599

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1734 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7598-S7599

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Burr, R-N.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1745. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7601

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1738 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7600

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1723. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7596

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1737 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7600

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Udall, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1722 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7596

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1736 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566-S7567, S7599

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Leahy, D-Vt., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1721 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7596

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1756. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7610-S7611

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1755 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7610

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1748. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7601-S7606

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1754 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7609-S7610

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1747 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7601

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — R. Johnson, R-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1753 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7609

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1746 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7601

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1724. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7596

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1725 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7596

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Udall, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1739 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7600

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Risch, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1727 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7597

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1741 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7600

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Risch, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1726 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7596-S7597

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1740 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7600

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1760. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7611

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1730 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7597

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1759. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7611

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1744 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7601

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1729 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7597

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1743 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7601

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1728 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7597

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1758. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7611

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1742 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7601

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1761. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7567, S7611

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1731 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7597

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Sanders, I-Vt., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1720 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7595-S7596

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Coons, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1719. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7595

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Manchin, D-W.Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1718. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7595

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1717 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7595

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Blunt, R-Mo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1716. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7595

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1715 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7595

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1714 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7594-S7595

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1713 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7594

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1712 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7594

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1711 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7594

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Booker, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1710 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7594

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — J. Reed, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1709 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7594

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — J. Reed, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1708 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7593-S7594

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Kaine, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1707 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7593

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Kaine, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1706 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7593

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Kaine, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1705 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7593

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Kaine, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1704 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7592-S7593

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Stabenow, D-Mich., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1703. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7592

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Stabenow, D-Mich., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1702. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7592

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Stabenow, D-Mich., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1701. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7592

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Stabenow, D-Mich., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1700. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7591-S7592

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Van Hollen, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1699. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7591

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Van Hollen, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1698. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7591

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1697. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7591

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1696. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7590-S7591

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1695. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7590

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1694. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7566, S7590

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1693. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565-S7566, S7590

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1692. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7590

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — R. Johnson, R-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1691 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7589-S7590

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Toomey, R-Pa., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1690. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7589

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Shaheen, D-N.H., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1689. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7589

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1687 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7588-S7589

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1686 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7588

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1685. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7588

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hatch, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1684. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7588

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1683 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7584-S7588

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1682 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7581-S7584

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1681 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7579-S7581

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Moran, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1680. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7578-S7579

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Moran, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1679. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7577-S7578

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Sullivan, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1678 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7577

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Leahy, D-Vt., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1677 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7577

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Whitehouse, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1676 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7576-S7577

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Whitehouse, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1675 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7576

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Paul, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1674 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7575-S7576

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1673 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7575

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Blunt, R-Mo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1672 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7575

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Blunt, R-Mo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1671 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7574-S7575

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Perdue, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1670 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7574

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Perdue, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1669 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7574

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Perdue, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1668 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7573-S7574

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Perdue, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1667 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7573

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Perdue, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1666 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7573

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1665 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7572-S7573

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Baldwin, D-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1664 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7571-S7572

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Baldwin, D-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1663 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7569-S7571

  • Nov. 30, 2017 — Baldwin, D-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1662 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7565, S7568

  • Nov. 29, 2017Senate Vote 285 Tax Overhaul — Commit
    Wyden, D-Ore., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Finance Committee with instructions to report it back in three days with changes that would be under the jurisdiction of the committee and would eliminate any provisions "that would raise taxes on millions of middle-class taxpayers." Motion rejected 48-51. Congressional Record p. S7394-S7402

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Hatch, R-Utah, substitute amendment no. 1618, offered. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S7402

  • Nov. 29, 2017Senate Vote 284 Tax Overhaul — Motion to Proceed
    McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill that would revise the federal income tax system by: lowering individual and corporate tax rates; consolidating the current seven tax income rates into four rates; eliminating the deduction for state and local income taxes; limiting certain deductions for property taxes and home mortgages; and creating a new system of taxing U.S. corporations with foreign subsidiaries. Motion agreed to 52-48. Congressional Record p. S7393-S7394

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S7394-S7402, S7499-S7504

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — McConnell, R-Ky. (for Hatch, R-Utah), amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1618. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7416-S7468

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1614. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7414

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Heller, R-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1617. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7415-S7416

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Heller, R-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1616. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7415

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Heller, R-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1615. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7414-S7415

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1627 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7469-S7470

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1626 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7469

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1619 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7468

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1625 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7469

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Murkowski, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1629 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7470

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Paul, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1622 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7468

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1628 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7470

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1621 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7468

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1620 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7468

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Murkowski, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1630 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7470-S7471

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Paul, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1623 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7468-S7469

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1624 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7469

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Roberts, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1631. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7471

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1634 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7472

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1633. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7472

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Durbin, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1635 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7472-S7473

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Roberts, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1632. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7471-S7472

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1642 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7475

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1641 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7474-S7475

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Gardner, R-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1640 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7474

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1643. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7475-S7476

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Durbin, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1636 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7473

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Gardner, R-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1639 (1618). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7474

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1649. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7478

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1648. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7478

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1647. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7477-S7478

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1646. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7477

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1645. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7477

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1644. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7476-S7477

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1651. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7478

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1650. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7478

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1659. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7486-S7487

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1658. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7484-S7486

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1653. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7479

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1652. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7478-S7479

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1654. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7479

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1657. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7484

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1656. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7481-S7484

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1655. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7479-S7481

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1661. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7489

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1660. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7408, S7487-S7489

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1613. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7414

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1612. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7414

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1611. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7413-S7414

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Gardner, R-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1610. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7413

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Gardner, R-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1609. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7413

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Gardner, R-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1608. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7413

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Gardner, R-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1607. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7412-S7413

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1606. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7412

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1604. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7411

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1603. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7411

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1602. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7411

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1601. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7411

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1600. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7411

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1599. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7411

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1598. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7411

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1597. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7411

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1596. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7411

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1595. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7411

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1594. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7410

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1593. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7410

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1592. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7410

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1588. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7408

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1591. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7409-S7410

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1590. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7409

  • Nov. 29, 2017 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1589. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7407, S7408-S7409

  • Nov. 28, 2017 — Placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar under the provisions of Rule XIV. Congressional Record p. S7337, S7358

  • Nov. 27, 2017 — Received in the Senate and read the first time. Congressional Record p. S7333, S7335

  • Nov. 21, 2017Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.637, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1594

  • Nov. 21, 2017Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.633, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1594

  • Nov. 21, 2017Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.632, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1594

  • Nov. 16, 2017F. Wilson, D-Fla., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.637, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H9414, H9415

  • Nov. 16, 2017House Vote 637 Tax Overhaul — Passage
    Passage of the bill that would revise the federal income tax system by: lowering individual and corporate tax rates; consolidating the current seven tax income rates into four rates; eliminating the deduction for state and local income taxes; limiting certain deductions for property taxes and home mortgages; and creating a new system of taxing U.S. corporations with foreign subsidiaries. Specifically, it would eliminate personal exemptions and would nearly double the standard deduction. It would raise the child tax credit through 2022, repeal the alternative minimum tax, repeal the estate tax in 2025 and reduce the gift tax rate in 2025. It would establish a new top tax rate for pass-through business income and would modify tax credits related to energy production. Passed 227-205. Note: A "yea" was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. H9413-H9414

  • Nov. 16, 2017 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H9381-H9405, H9405-H9414

  • Nov. 15, 2017McGovern, D-Mass., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.633, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H9302

  • Nov. 15, 2017McGovern, D-Mass., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.632, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H9302

  • Nov. 15, 2017 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H9302-H9361

  • Nov. 15, 2017House Vote 633 Tax Overhaul — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 619) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 1) that would revise the federal income tax system by: lowering individual and corporate tax rates; consolidating the current seven tax income rates into four rates; eliminating the deduction for state and local income taxes; limiting certain deductions for property taxes and home mortgages; and creating a new system of taxing U.S. corporations with foreign subsidiaries. Adopted 235-191. Congressional Record p. H9279-H9280

  • Nov. 15, 2017House Vote 632 Tax Overhaul — Previous Question
    Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 619) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 1) that would revise the federal income tax system by: lowering individual and corporate tax rates; consolidating the current seven tax income rates into four rates; eliminating the deduction for state and local income taxes; limiting certain deductions for property taxes and home mortgages; and creating a new system of taxing U.S. corporations with foreign subsidiaries. Motion agreed to 234-193. Congressional Record p. H9279

  • Nov. 15, 2017 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 619, reported to the House as a rule for HR 1.

  • Nov. 15, 2017 — House Rules Committee granted a closed rule providing for consideration of the bill. (In the legislative day that began on Nov. 14, 2017.) Congressional Record p. H9253

  • Nov. 15, 2017 — Full committee proceeding postponed by the House Rules Committee.

  • Nov. 14, 2017Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • Nov. 14, 2017 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • Nov. 13, 2017Cost Estimate issued by Congressional Budget Office.

  • Nov. 13, 2017 — Reported to the House amended by the House Ways and Means Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 115-409Congressional Record p. H9178

  • Nov. 9, 2017 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Ways and Means Committee.

    Nov. 9, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Wind Energy
    Blumenauer, D-Ore. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would modify tax credits for electricity produced from renewable resources for facilities currently in operation and repeal the tax credits for facilities coming into operation after Nov. 2, 2017.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would modify tax credits for electricity produced from renewable resources for facilities currently in operation and repeal the tax credits for facilities coming into operation after Nov. 2, 2017.

    Rejected 15-22.

    Nov. 9, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Estate Tax
    Chu, D-Calif. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal the current tax on estates valued over $5.49 million.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal the current tax on estates valued over $5.49 million.

    Rejected 14-24.

    Nov. 9, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — President Trump's Tax Returns
    Pascrell, D-N.J. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would delay implementation of the legislation until the Treasury secretary provides the House Ways and Means Committee a copy of full income tax returns for years 2007-2016, of Donald J. Trump and each business entity disclosed on his Office of Government Ethics form.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would delay implementation of the legislation until the Treasury secretary provides the House Ways and Means Committee a copy of full income tax returns for years 2007-2016, of Donald J. Trump and each business entity disclosed on his Office of Government Ethics form.

    Rejected 16-24.

    Nov. 9, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Manager's Amendment
    K. Brady, R-Texas —

    Manager's amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would reduce the maximum tax rate included in the substitute amendment from 12 percent to 9 percent for business with income below the $75,000 level, phased in over five years.

    The amendment also would strike language to repeal the adoption expenses tax credit.

    It would require the taxpayer provide a Social Security number for any qualifying child in order to receive the entire enhanced child tax credit.

    It would maintain current law allowing a tax deduction for moving expenses for members of the military.

    It also would maintain current-law tax rules on the application of payroll taxes to amounts received through a pass-through entity.

    It also would prohibit an immediate deduction for litigation costs in contingent-fee litigation until the contingency is resolved or settled.

    It also would, as a placeholder, impose an 8 percent surtax on life insurance.

    It would maintain current law tax treatment of nonqualified deferred compensation.

    It would provide a 7 percent tax rate on deemed repatriated earnings held in illiquid assets and 14 percent on earnings held in liquid assets.

    It would maintain current law tax rates on income from dividends.

    It also would allow all 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations to engage in political campaigns and activities without jeopardizing their IRS tax-exempt status.

    Manager's amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would reduce the maximum tax rate included in the substitute amendment from 12 percent to 9 percent for business with income below the $75,000 level, phased in over five years.

    The amendment also would strike language to repeal the adoption expenses tax credit.

    It would require the taxpayer provide a Social Security number for any qualifying child in order to receive the entire enhanced child tax credit.

    It would maintain current law allowing a tax deduction for moving expenses for members of the military.

    It also would maintain current-law tax rules on the application of payroll taxes to amounts received through a pass-through entity.

    It also would prohibit an immediate deduction for litigation costs in contingent-fee litigation until the contingency is resolved or settled.

    It also would, as a placeholder, impose an 8 percent surtax on life insurance.

    It would maintain current law tax treatment of nonqualified deferred compensation.

    It would provide a 7 percent tax rate on deemed repatriated earnings held in illiquid assets and 14 percent on earnings held in liquid assets.

    It would maintain current law tax rates on income from dividends.

    It also would allow all 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations to engage in political campaigns and activities without jeopardizing their IRS tax-exempt status.

    Adopted 24-16.

    Nov. 9, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Substitute Amendment
    K. Brady, R-Texas —

    Substitute amendment that would make technical and conforming changes to the bill.

    The amendment also would strike language that would delay until 2023 the use of C-CPI-U for inflation adjustments resulting in the new inflation adjustment index taking effect for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.

    It also would strike provisions from the bill regarding limitations on treaty benefits for certain deductible payments.

    As amended, it would reduce the maximum tax rate from 12 percent to 9 percent for business with income below the $75,000 level, phased in over five years.

    It also would strike language to repeal the adoption expenses tax credit.

    Substitute amendment that would make technical and conforming changes to the bill.

    The amendment also would strike language that would delay until 2023 the use of C-CPI-U for inflation adjustments resulting in the new inflation adjustment index taking effect for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.

    It also would strike provisions from the bill regarding limitations on treaty benefits for certain deductible payments.

    As amended, it would reduce the maximum tax rate from 12 percent to 9 percent for business with income below the $75,000 level, phased in over five years.

    It also would strike language to repeal the adoption expenses tax credit.

    Adopted (as amended) by voice vote.

    Nov. 9, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Vote to Report

    Overhaul the U.S. tax code to collapse seven individual tax brackets into four, decrease the corporate tax rate to 20 percent and eliminate certain tax credits related to dependent care and educational benefits.

    The bill would consolidate the seven individual tax brackets into four as follows: 12 percent, 25 percent, 35 percent and 39.6 percent.

    The bill also would increase the standard personal exemption from $6,350 for individuals to $12,000 and $12,700 to $24,000 for married couples.

    It would increase the child tax credit from $1,000 to $1,600, and provide a $300 non-child dependent tax credit.

    It would eliminate the life time learning tax credit and prohibit individuals from deducting from their tax liability, interest on student loans.

    The bill also would increase to $10 million the exemption from estate taxes and phase out the tax over six years.

    It would limit the deduction for state and local taxes to $10,000.

    It also would repeal the Alternative Minimum Tax.

    It would lower the corporate tax rate from the current 35 percent to 20 percent and provide a 9 percent tax rate for small business with less than $75,000 in income.

    It would cap the mortgage interest deduction for newly purchased homes at $500,000.

    It also would eliminate a number of tax credits and deductions, including the $300 above-the-line deduction for teachers to purchase supplies for the classroom and the deduction of medical expenses above 10 percent of taxable income.

    It also would eliminate the current exclusion from income for employer provided dependent care and educational benefits.

    Overhaul the U.S. tax code to collapse seven individual tax brackets into four, decrease the corporate tax rate to 20 percent and eliminate certain tax credits related to dependent care and educational benefits.

    The bill would consolidate the seven individual tax brackets into four as follows: 12 percent, 25 percent, 35 percent and 39.6 percent.

    The bill also would increase the standard personal exemption from $6,350 for individuals to $12,000 and $12,700 to $24,000 for married couples.

    It would increase the child tax credit from $1,000 to $1,600, and provide a $300 non-child dependent tax credit.

    It would eliminate the life time learning tax credit and prohibit individuals from deducting from their tax liability, interest on student loans.

    The bill also would increase to $10 million the exemption from estate taxes and phase out the tax over six years.

    It would limit the deduction for state and local taxes to $10,000.

    It also would repeal the Alternative Minimum Tax.

    It would lower the corporate tax rate from the current 35 percent to 20 percent and provide a 9 percent tax rate for small business with less than $75,000 in income.

    It would cap the mortgage interest deduction for newly purchased homes at $500,000.

    It also would eliminate a number of tax credits and deductions, including the $300 above-the-line deduction for teachers to purchase supplies for the classroom and the deduction of medical expenses above 10 percent of taxable income.

    It also would eliminate the current exclusion from income for employer provided dependent care and educational benefits.

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) 24-16.
  • Nov. 8, 2017 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Ways and Means Committee.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Disaster Tax Relief
    Pascrell, D-N.J. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would provide retroactive tax credits for expenses relating to disaster relief for taxable years 2012 through 2015. The amendment also would provide additional tax credits for disaster related expenses starting in the 2016 tax year.

    It would waive Medicare enrollment penalties for individuals unable to enroll in Medicare Part B or Part D, due to a declared natural disaster.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would provide retroactive tax credits for expenses relating to disaster relief for taxable years 2012 through 2015. The amendment also would provide additional tax credits for disaster related expenses starting in the 2016 tax year.

    It would waive Medicare enrollment penalties for individuals unable to enroll in Medicare Part B or Part D, due to a declared natural disaster.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Ruled not germane. Note: <p>Amendment was ruled out of order.</p>

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Motion to Table
    Nunes, R-Calif. —

    Nunes, R-Calif., motion to table the Pascrell, D-N.J., motion to appeal the ruling of the chairman that the Pascrell amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment was not germane. The Pascrell amendment would expand and provide retroactively tax credits for expenses relating to disaster relief from 2012-2015. It also would provide additional tax credits for costs incurred as a result of a federally-declared disaster that occurred during the 2016 tax year and beyond.

    Nunes, R-Calif., motion to table the Pascrell, D-N.J., motion to appeal the ruling of the chairman that the Pascrell amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment was not germane. The Pascrell amendment would expand and provide retroactively tax credits for expenses relating to disaster relief from 2012-2015. It also would provide additional tax credits for costs incurred as a result of a federally-declared disaster that occurred during the 2016 tax year and beyond.

    Agreed to 23-16.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Medical Expense Deduction
      J. Larson, D-Conn. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would reduce to 7.5 percent from 10 percent, the threshold for adjusted gross income for medical expense deductions.

    It would allow the 7.5 percent medical expense deduction for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.

    The amendment also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result from the implementation of the amendment.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would reduce to 7.5 percent from 10 percent, the threshold for adjusted gross income for medical expense deductions.

    It would allow the 7.5 percent medical expense deduction for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.

    The amendment also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result from the implementation of the amendment.

    Rejected 16-24.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Religious Organizations Activities and Contributions
      John Lewis, D-Ga. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal current law that prohibits 501(c) religious organizations from political activity and allows individuals to claim a deduction for contributions to religious organizations.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal current law that prohibits 501(c) religious organizations from political activity and allows individuals to claim a deduction for contributions to religious organizations.

    Rejected 16-23.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Education Tax Credits
      Doggett, D-Texas —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal the current deduction for interest on student loans and the exclusion from income of employer provided educational assistance.

    The amendment also would strike language that would repeal the current above-the-line deduction of $250 for teachers for out-of-pocket costs for classroom items.

    It also would expand the current American Opportunity Tax Credits (AOTC) to increase the current $10,000 lifetime limit to $15,000.

    It would allow Pell Grant recipients to claim the AOTC for educational costs not covered by the Pell Grant.

    It also would apply the tax credits and deductions for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal the current deduction for interest on student loans and the exclusion from income of employer provided educational assistance.

    The amendment also would strike language that would repeal the current above-the-line deduction of $250 for teachers for out-of-pocket costs for classroom items.

    It also would expand the current American Opportunity Tax Credits (AOTC) to increase the current $10,000 lifetime limit to $15,000.

    It would allow Pell Grant recipients to claim the AOTC for educational costs not covered by the Pell Grant.

    It also would apply the tax credits and deductions for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Rejected 16-24.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Mortgage Debt Forgiveness
      M. Thompson, D-Calif. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would expand and make permanent the current exclusion from income of mortgage debt forgiveness and apply to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2016.

    The amendment also would strike language that would eliminate the exclusion from income of capital gains from the sale of the principle residence, including the length of time of ownership, and limiting the exclusion from income to once every five years.

    It also would reduce the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are fully implemented.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would expand and make permanent the current exclusion from income of mortgage debt forgiveness and apply to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2016.

    The amendment also would strike language that would eliminate the exclusion from income of capital gains from the sale of the principle residence, including the length of time of ownership, and limiting the exclusion from income to once every five years.

    It also would reduce the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are fully implemented.

    Rejected 16-24.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — EITC Expansion
      Chu, D-Calif. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would allow individuals age 18 to 25 to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

    The amendment also would increase the current EITC amount from 7.65% to 15.3%, and index the amount to inflation.

    It would allow taxpayers with no qualifying children to claim the EITC.

    It would apply the provisions of the amendment to taxable years beginning after the bill's enactment.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would allow individuals age 18 to 25 to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

    The amendment also would increase the current EITC amount from 7.65% to 15.3%, and index the amount to inflation.

    It would allow taxpayers with no qualifying children to claim the EITC.

    It would apply the provisions of the amendment to taxable years beginning after the bill's enactment.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Rejected 16-24.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Private Activity Bonds
      DelBene, D-Wash. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal Private Activity Bonds and would increase the low-income housing tax credit by 50 percent.

    The amendment also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions in the amendment are implemented.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal Private Activity Bonds and would increase the low-income housing tax credit by 50 percent.

    The amendment also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions in the amendment are implemented.

    Rejected 16-24.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Advance Refunding Bonds
      Sewell, D-Ala. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal Advance Refunding Bonds.

    The amendment also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal Advance Refunding Bonds.

    The amendment also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Rejected 16-24.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Housing Tax Credits
      Crowley, D-N.Y. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would provide an $8,000 tax credit for first time homebuyers.

    The amendment also would allow a tax credit for rent that exceeds 30 percent of the taxpayer's income.

    It also would reduce the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would provide an $8,000 tax credit for first time homebuyers.

    The amendment also would allow a tax credit for rent that exceeds 30 percent of the taxpayer's income.

    It also would reduce the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Rejected 16-24.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Increased Wages
      B. Higgins, D-N.Y. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would repeal all tax changes included in the legislation if the secretary of Labor determines that wages have not increased by $4,000, beginning after taxable year of 2017.

    The amendment also would require the secretary, no later than Dec. 31 of each year after 2017, to issue a report on the annual real median income for individuals as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would repeal all tax changes included in the legislation if the secretary of Labor determines that wages have not increased by $4,000, beginning after taxable year of 2017.

    The amendment also would require the secretary, no later than Dec. 31 of each year after 2017, to issue a report on the annual real median income for individuals as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.

    Ruled out of order.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Motion to Table
    Reichert, R-Wash. —

    Reichert, R-Wash., motion to table the Higgins, D-N.Y., motion to appeal the ruling of the chairman that the Higgins amendment to the Brady, R- Texas, substitute amendment was not germane.

    The Higgins amendment would sunset all provisions included in the legislation if the secretary of Labor determines that wages have not increased by $4,000 and would require the secretary to report annually on the annual real median income for individuals.

    Reichert, R-Wash., motion to table the Higgins, D-N.Y., motion to appeal the ruling of the chairman that the Higgins amendment to the Brady, R- Texas, substitute amendment was not germane.

    The Higgins amendment would sunset all provisions included in the legislation if the secretary of Labor determines that wages have not increased by $4,000 and would require the secretary to report annually on the annual real median income for individuals.

    Agreed to 22-16. Note: <p>The Higgins, D-N.Y., was ruled out of order.</p>

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Disaster Relief Tax Credits
    Pascrell, D-N.J. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would provide retroactive tax credits for expenses relating to disaster relief for taxable years 2012 through 2015. The amendment also would provide additional tax credits for disaster related expenses starting in the 2016 tax year.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would provide retroactive tax credits for expenses relating to disaster relief for taxable years 2012 through 2015. The amendment also would provide additional tax credits for disaster related expenses starting in the 2016 tax year.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Rejected 24-16.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — High-Cost Health Plan Excise Tax
      DelBene, D-Wash. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would repeal the 40 percent excise tax on health insurance plans with an annual value of $10,200 for single plans and $27,500 for family plans, included in the 2010 health care law. It would apply the change to taxable periods beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.

    The amendment also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would repeal the 40 percent excise tax on health insurance plans with an annual value of $10,200 for single plans and $27,500 for family plans, included in the 2010 health care law. It would apply the change to taxable periods beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.

    The amendment also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the provisions of the amendment are implemented.

    Rejected 24-16.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Alternative Minimum Tax
      Doggett, D-Texas —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal the Alternative Minimum Tax.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would repeal the Alternative Minimum Tax.

    Rejected 24-16.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Carried Interest
      Levin, D-Mich. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas substitute amendment that would require carried interest compensation be considered as ordinary income for tax purposes.

    The amendment also would exclude carried interest compensation from business income to determine the maximum tax rate on business income.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas substitute amendment that would require carried interest compensation be considered as ordinary income for tax purposes.

    The amendment also would exclude carried interest compensation from business income to determine the maximum tax rate on business income.

    Rejected 24-16.

    Nov. 8, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Effective Date
      John Lewis, D-Ga. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would delay implementation of the legislation until U.S. troops have been withdrawn from hostilities in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, and until the annual federal deficit is zero.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would delay implementation of the legislation until U.S. troops have been withdrawn from hostilities in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, and until the annual federal deficit is zero.

    Rejected 24-16.
  • Nov. 7, 2017 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Ways and Means Committee.

    Nov. 7, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Increased Deficit
      Blumenauer, D-Ore. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would sunset revenue reductions if, two years after the bill's enactment, the annual federal deficit exceeds the deficit on the date the bill was enacted.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would sunset revenue reductions if, two years after the bill's enactment, the annual federal deficit exceeds the deficit on the date the bill was enacted.

    Rejected 16-23.

    Nov. 7, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — State and Local Tax Deduction
      Pascrell, D-N.J. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would eliminate the federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes. It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to offset the cost of restoring the federal tax deduction for state and local taxes.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would strike language that would eliminate the federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes. It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to offset the cost of restoring the federal tax deduction for state and local taxes.

    Rejected 16-23.

    Nov. 7, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Deduction of State and Local Taxes by Corporations
      Kind, D-Wis. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would prohibit corporations from deducting state and local taxes from federal taxes.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would prohibit corporations from deducting state and local taxes from federal taxes.

    Rejected 15-23.

    Nov. 7, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Work Opportunity Tax Credit
      Kind, D-Wis. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would restore, and permanently extend the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.

    The amendment also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to offset the loss of revenues from extending the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.

    It would stipulate that the tax credit would apply to individuals who begin work after Dec. 31, 2017.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would restore, and permanently extend the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.

    The amendment also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to offset the loss of revenues from extending the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.

    It would stipulate that the tax credit would apply to individuals who begin work after Dec. 31, 2017.

    Rejected 16-23.

    Nov. 7, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Child Tax Credit
      Sanchez, D-Calif. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would expand the child tax credit for children under the age of six from $1,600 to $3,600.

    The amendment also would eliminate the $3,000 earnings threshold for eligibility for the refundable portion of the child tax credit.

    It would index the $3,600 child tax credit for inflation and would make permanent the $300 family flexibility credit.

    It also would allow residents of Puerto Rico to claim the full refundable portion of the tax credit.

    It also would strike language that would require a social security number for the taxpayer claiming the child tax credit.

    It also would require an increase of the corporate tax rate to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the amendment is fully implemented.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would expand the child tax credit for children under the age of six from $1,600 to $3,600.

    The amendment also would eliminate the $3,000 earnings threshold for eligibility for the refundable portion of the child tax credit.

    It would index the $3,600 child tax credit for inflation and would make permanent the $300 family flexibility credit.

    It also would allow residents of Puerto Rico to claim the full refundable portion of the tax credit.

    It also would strike language that would require a social security number for the taxpayer claiming the child tax credit.

    It also would require an increase of the corporate tax rate to fully offset the reduction in revenues that will result when the amendment is fully implemented.

    Rejected 16-23.

    Nov. 7, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Adoption Tax Credit
      D. Davis, D-Ill. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would restore the current adoption tax credit and make the credit refundable.

    The amendment also would restore the allowance for the exclusion from income employer-provided adoption assistance and would reduce by 50 percent the amount of assistance that can be excluded from income for taxpayers with an adjusted gross income over $120,000.

    It also would increase the current child tax credit from $3,000 to $6,000 and index this amount to inflation.

    It would clarify that Native American tribes can certify a special needs child.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to offset the reduction of revenues from fully implementing the provisions of the amendment.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would restore the current adoption tax credit and make the credit refundable.

    The amendment also would restore the allowance for the exclusion from income employer-provided adoption assistance and would reduce by 50 percent the amount of assistance that can be excluded from income for taxpayers with an adjusted gross income over $120,000.

    It also would increase the current child tax credit from $3,000 to $6,000 and index this amount to inflation.

    It would clarify that Native American tribes can certify a special needs child.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to offset the reduction of revenues from fully implementing the provisions of the amendment.

    Rejected 16-23.

    Nov. 7, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Corporate Profit Aversion
      Doggett, D-Texas —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would apply the same corporate tax rate on profits earned abroad as applied to profits earned in the U.S.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would apply the same corporate tax rate on profits earned abroad as applied to profits earned in the U.S.

    Rejected 16-23.

    Nov. 7, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Apprenticeship Tax Credits
      Sewell, D-Ala. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would provide a tax credit to employers for a portion of wages paid, up to $2,000, to employees participating in qualified apprenticeship programs.

    The amendment also would allow the Treasury secretary to recapture the amount of any credit allowed with respect to any employee employed for less than one year.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to offset the reduction in revenues that results from the implementation of the apprenticeship tax credit.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would provide a tax credit to employers for a portion of wages paid, up to $2,000, to employees participating in qualified apprenticeship programs.

    The amendment also would allow the Treasury secretary to recapture the amount of any credit allowed with respect to any employee employed for less than one year.

    It also would increase the corporate tax rate by an amount necessary to offset the reduction in revenues that results from the implementation of the apprenticeship tax credit.

    Rejected 16-23.
  • Nov. 6, 2017 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Ways and Means Committee.

    Nov. 6, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Motion to Postpone
    Doggett, D-Texas —

    Motion to delay the House Ways and Means Committee's consideration of the tax law overhaul bill (HR 1) until Nov. 14, 2017.

    Motion to delay the House Ways and Means Committee's consideration of the tax law overhaul bill (HR 1) until Nov. 14, 2017.

    Rejected 16-24.

    Nov. 6, 2017 — Committee Vote: Tax Law Overhaul — Manager's Amendment
      K. Brady, R-Texas —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would require claims for the Earned Income Tax Credit to properly reflect any earnings from self-employment.

    It would continue through Dec. 31, 2022, the exclusion from income up to $5,000 for employer-provided dependent care assistance.

    It also would maintain the current treatment of self created music as capital assets.

    It would allow employees who receive stock options to defer recognition of income for up to five years if the stock is not publicly traded.

    It also would modify the international base erosion rules in the substitute amendment.

    It also would limit the 1.4 percent excise tax on the net investment income of certain educational institutions to fair market value of the institution's assets that are more than $250,000 per student.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would require claims for the Earned Income Tax Credit to properly reflect any earnings from self-employment.

    It would continue through Dec. 31, 2022, the exclusion from income up to $5,000 for employer-provided dependent care assistance.

    It also would maintain the current treatment of self created music as capital assets.

    It would allow employees who receive stock options to defer recognition of income for up to five years if the stock is not publicly traded.

    It also would modify the international base erosion rules in the substitute amendment.

    It also would limit the 1.4 percent excise tax on the net investment income of certain educational institutions to fair market value of the institution's assets that are more than $250,000 per student.

    Adopted 24-16.
  • Nov. 2, 2017Draft bill text released by Rep. K. Brady, R-Texas, House Ways and Means Committee.

  • Nov. 2, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 24

    Bishop, M. (R-Mich.)Marchant, (R-Texas)Rice, T. (R-S.C.)
    Black, D. (R-Tenn.)Meehan, (R-Pa.)Roskam, (R-Ill.)
    Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Noem, (R-S.D.)Ryan, P. (R-Wis.)
    Curbelo, (R-Fla.)Nunes, (R-Calif.)Schweikert, (R-Ariz.)
    Holding, (R-N.C.)Paulsen, (R-Minn.)Smith, Adrian (R-Neb.)
    Jenkins, L. (R-Kan.)Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)Smith, J. (R-Mo.)
    Johnson, S. (R-Texas)Reichert, (R-Wash.)Tiberi, (R-Ohio)
    Kelly, M. (R-Pa.)Renacci, (R-Ohio)Walorski, (R-Ind.)
  • Nov. 2, 2017 — Introduced in the House. House Ways and Means.Congressional Record p. H8443

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