Bipartisan Briefing on HR 4444, The Multiemployer Pension Rehabilitation Act

Please join the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) for a bipartisan briefing on my legislation, the Multiemployer Pension Rehabilitation Act, HR 4444 this Friday, April 13th at 9:30 am in 2203 Rayburn House Office Building.  This is
a proposal for a Federal Loan Program for underfunded multiemployer pension plans.  IBT’s presentation will focus on why they believe a loan program is necessary, the structure and governance features of a loan program, and the costs associated with a loan
program.

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Co-sponsor the Disabled Access Credit Expansion Act

I invite you to show your support for Americans with disabilities by co-sponsoring the Disabled Access Credit Expansion Act—a bill that doubles the
Disabled Access Credit (DAC) and loosens eligibility requirements to better help small businesses comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Bill to Eliminate Death Gratuities

Sending Office: Posey, Bill Sent By: Johnathan.Sargent@mail.house.gov Current Cosponsors: Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), and Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA)   Dear Colleague,   As you know, the U.S. government pays a full year’s salary to the family of a member of Congress who dies serving while in office, […]

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H.R. 3315, Protecting Consumer Access to Vision Care Act of 2017

Currently, there exists a severe inequity in Treasury regulations in the way stand-alone vision plans (SAVPs) are treated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 9010 of the ACA imposes a health insurer fee on covered entities engaged in the business
of providing health insurance. While it can be debated whether or not the fee ever made sense for a traditional health insurance company, it is clear that this fee should never have applied to SAVPs.

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