Rep. David CampRepublican
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|H272: To require amounts remaining in Members' representational allowances at the end of a fiscal year to be used for deficit reduction or to reduce the Federal debt, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
Requires any amounts remaining of a House Member's Representational Allowance after all payments are made for the year to be deposited in the Treasury and used for deficit reduction or, in fiscal years for which there is no federal budget deficit, to reduce the federal debt.
|H1278: To establish the position of Trade Enforcement Officer and a Trade Enforcement Division in the Office of the United States Trade Representative, to require identification of trade enforcement priorities, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
- Amends the Trade Act of 1974 to establish in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) a Trade Enforcement Division, headed by a Trade Enforcement Officer, to ensure that U.S. trading partners comply with trade agreements to which the United States is a party. Establishes within the Division the Office of Trade Assistance for Small Businesses.
- Requires the USTR, after submission of a specified report, to annually identify (and report to Congress on): (1) U.S. trade enforcement priorities; (2) enforcement actions and their impact on foreign trade barriers; and (3) priority foreign country trade practices on which the USTR will focus enforcement efforts.
|H3864: To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
- Amends title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (SCHIP) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to revise, reauthorize, and extend the SCHIP program through FY2012 at increased levels.
- Provides for determination of allotments for the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on expenditures and numbers of low-income children.
- Sets limitations on matching rates for populations other than targeted low-income children or pregnant women covered through a Section 1115 waiver.
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|H549: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase, extend, and make permanent the above-the-line deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers [0 comments]|
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase the allowable tax deduction for the expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers to $400; (2) allow the deduction of professional development expenses; and (3) make such deduction permanent.
|H1618: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for the purchase of plug-in hybrid vehicles [0 comments]|
- Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for 10% of the cost of a qualified plug-in hybrid vehicle. Limits the amount of such credit to $4,000 for vehicles with a 4kWh traction battery, and $250 for each additional kWh of traction battery capacity as exceeds 4kWh but does not exceed 50kWh.
- Defines "qualified plug-in hybrid vehicle" as a passenger motor vehicle which has received a certificate of conformity under the Clean Air Act and which has not less than two onboard sources of stored energy, one of which is energized by plugging into an external source of electric power.
- Terminates such credit after 2014.
|H2279: To expedite the construction of new refining capacity on closed military installations in the United States, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
- Requires the President to designate not less than three closed military installations or portions thereof that are appropriate for siting a refinery for gasoline or other fuel.
- Designates the Department of Energy as the lead agency for coordinating applicable federal refinery authorizations and related environmental reviews with respect to a designated refinery.
- Gives the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia exclusive jurisdiction over civil actions relating to federal refinery authorizations.
Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution - Calls upon the President: (1) to ensure that U.S. foreign policy reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the U.S. record relating to the Armenian Genocide and the consequences of the failure to realize a just resolution; and (2) in the President's annual message commemorating the Armenian Genocide to characterize the systematic and deliberate annihilation of 1.5 million Armenians as genocide, and to recall the proud history of U.S. intervention in opposition to the Armenian Genocide.
|H2578: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and expand the benefits for businesses operating in empowerment zones, enterprise communities, or renewal communities, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
Amends Internal Revenue Code provisions relating to tax-preferred empowerment zones, rural enterprise communities, and renewal communities to: (1) extend the period of designation for such areas through 2015; (2) provide a safe harbor standard for employee residency requirements in empowerment zones; (3) eliminate certain residency requirements for the empowerment zone employment tax credit; (4) grant authority to expand the boundaries of empowerment zones and enterprise communities, including those located in rural areas; (5) allow carryovers of unused expensing allowances for enterprise zone businesses; (6) allow certain empowerment zone businesses to elect to receive payments in lieu of tax benefits; (7) allow federal guarantees and tax exemptions for enterprise zones and renewal communities; and (8) allow the issuance of tax-exempt rural enterprise community bonds.
|HR325: Commending the Michigan State University Spartans for their victory in the 2007 NCAA Hockey Championship [0 comments]|
Commends the Michigan State University Spartans for their victory in the 2007 NCAA Hockey Championship.
Establishes the House Select Committee on POW and MIA Affairs.