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Senate Dims Blocking Over 30 Jobs Bills Passed By The House of Representatives


The House of Representatives has passed more than 30 bills for jobs that are still being blocked by Senate Dims.  

 

Empower Small Business Owners

Small business owners are being bogged down by burdensome regulations from Washington that prevent job creation and hinder economic growth. We must remove onerous regulations that are redundant, harm small businesses, and impede private sector investment and job creation.

Review of Federal Regulations

H.Res. 72 – Passed by the House (391-28) on February 11, 2011

This legislation has passed the House

Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act

H.R. 872 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Energy Tax Prevention Act

H.R. 910 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Disapproval of FCC’s Net Neutrality Regulations

H.J.Res. 37 – Senate has blocked a companion measure by a vote of 46-52

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act

H.R. 2018 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Consumer Financial Protection & Soundness Improvement Act

H.R. 1315 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Protecting Jobs from Government Interference Act

H.R. 2587 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on The Nation Act

H.R. 2401 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act

H.R. 2681 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

EPA Regulatory Relief Act

H.R. 2250 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act

H.R. 2273 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act

H.R. 3094 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Regulatory Accountability Act

H.R. 3010 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act

H.R. 527 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

REINS Act

H.R. 10 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act

H.R. 1633 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act

H.R. 1837 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Land in Accomack County, Virginia

H.R. 2087 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate
 

Fix The Tax Code To Help Job Creators

America’s tax code has grown too complicated and cumbersome. We need a tax code that is flatter, fairer, and simpler to ensure that everyone pays their fair share, lessen the burden on families, generate economic expansion, and create jobs by making America more competitive.

Small Business Tax Cut Act

H.R. 9 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act

H.R. 4 – Signed into law by the President on April 14, 2011

This legislation has been signed into law.

Health Care Cost Reduction Act

H.R. 436 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is in process.

3% Withholding Rule Repeal

H.R. 674 – Signed into law by the President on November 21, 2011

This legislation has been signed into law.

Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012

H.R. 3630 – Signed into law by the President on February 22, 2012

This legislation has been signed into law.
 

Increase Competitiveness for U.S. Manufacturers

The more that American businesses export, the more they produce. The more businesses produce, the more workers they need. This means job creation. Expanding market access for U.S. made products will be a shot in the arm for businesses small and large and will create jobs.

U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

H.R. 3078 – Signed by the President on October

This legislation has been signed into law.

U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

H.R. 3079 – Signed by the President on October 21, 2011

This legislation has been signed into law.

U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

H.R. 3080 – Signed by the President on October 21, 2011

This legislation has been signed into law.

Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act

H.R. 1904 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

FAA Modernization and Reform Act

H.R. 658 – Signed by the President on February 14, 2012

This legislation has been signed into law.

Apply Countervailing Duty to Nonmarket Economy Countries

H.R. 4105 – Signed into law by the President on March 13, 2012

This legislation has been signed into law.
 

Encourage Entrepreneurship and Growth

America has historically been on the cutting edge of innovation and technological development, but we are increasingly falling behind our global competitors. We must make it easier for existing businesses to grow and allow more start-up companies to flourish.

The America Invents Act

H.R. 1249 – Signed into law by the President on September 16, 2011

This legislation has been signed into law.

Veterans Opportunity to Work Act

H.R. 2433 – Signed into law by the President on November 21, 2011

This legislation has been signed into law.

Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act

H.R. 3606 – Signed into law by the President on March 3, 2012.

This legislation has been signed into law.

Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act

H.R. 3012 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

FDA Safety and Innovation Act

S. 3187 – Passed the House.

This legislation has passed the House and Senate
 

Maximize Domestic Energy Production

The energy sector is crucial to our economic growth, and high energy costs have a major impact on job creation. We need policies that allow us to harness our abundant supply of natural resources in America, develop new sources of energy, and create jobs here at home.

Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act

H.R. 1230 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act

H.R. 1229 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Reversing President Obama’s Offshore Moratorium Act

H.R. 1231 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Jobs and Energy Permitting Act

H.R. 2021 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

North American-Made Energy Security Act

H.R. 1938 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Protecting Next Generation Energy Security (PIONEERS) Act

H.R. 3408 – Passed by the House (237-187) on February 16, 2012

This legislation is in process.

Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act

H.R. 2842 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Conservation and Economic Growth Act

H.R. 2578 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Domestic Energy and Jobs Act

H.R. 4480 – Senate has taken no action to date

This legislation is stuck in the Senate
 

Pay Down America’s Unsustainable Debt Burden

The federal government is spending and borrowing so much that the United States will soon go broke. Washington’s spending binge has put our nation in debt, eroded economic confidence, and caused massive uncertainty for private sector job creators. It’s time to live within our means.

Budget for Fiscal Year 2013

H.Con.Res. 112 – Senate has not yet considered a budget of its own

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Budget for Fiscal Year 2012

H.Con.Res. 34 – Senate has not yet considered a budget of its own

This legislation is stuck in the Senate

Cut, Cap, and Balance

H.R. 2560 – Senator Reid tabled the bill by a vote of 51-46.

This legislation is stuck in the Senate
 
 

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