Friday, January 7, 2011

The New Congress Begins Working On Repeal


So far, I dub this the "Constitutional Congress".
They apparently understand that they have a mandate.
Repeal is their deal.
And it's everything from getting rid of the ban in incandescent light bulbs to repealing Obamacare. Read a sampling of what's in the Congressional hopper:

1. H.R.2 : Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Sponsor: Rep Cantor, Eric [VA-7] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (162)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Education and the Workforce; House Ways and Means; House Judiciary; House Natural Resources; House Rules; House Administration; House Appropriations
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Rules, House Administration, and Appropriations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.


2. H.R.21 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the mandate that individuals purchase health insurance.
Sponsor: Rep Garrett, Scott [NJ-5] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (39)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


3. H.R.25 : To promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity by repealing the income tax and other taxes, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national sales tax to be administered primarily by the States.
Sponsor: Rep Woodall, Rob [GA-7] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (47)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


4. H.R.60 : To repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Scalise, Steve [LA-1] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


5. H.R.86 : To prevent pending tax increases, permanently repeal estate and gift taxes, and permanently repeal the alternative minimum tax on individuals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


6. H.R.87 : To repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Financial Services; House Agriculture; House Energy and Commerce; House Judiciary; House Budget; House Oversight and Government Reform; House Ways and Means; House Small Business
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Energy and Commerce, the Judiciary, the Budget, Oversight and Government Reform, Ways and Means, and Small Business, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.


7. H.R.91 : To repeal certain amendments to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with respect to lighting energy efficiency.
Sponsor: Rep Barton, Joe [TX-6] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (13)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.


8. H.R.99 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce taxes by providing an alternative determination of income tax liability for individuals, repealing the estate and gift taxes, reducing corporate income tax rates, reducing the maximum tax for individuals on capital gains and dividends to 10 percent, indexing the basis of assets for purposes of determining capital gain or loss, creating tax-free accounts for retirement savings, lifetime savings, and life skills, repealing the adjusted gross income threshold in the medical care deduction for individuals under age 65 who have no employer health coverage, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Dreier, David [CA-26] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


9. H.R.105 : To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related health-care provisions and to enact in its place incentives to encourage health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Burton, Dan [IN-5] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Budget; House Education and the Workforce; House Natural Resources; House Administration; House Ways and Means; House Judiciary; House Rules; House Appropriations; House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, Education and the Workforce, Natural Resources, House Administration, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Rules, Appropriations, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.


10. H.R.123 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make certain tax relief permanent, and to repeal the estate tax.
Sponsor: Rep Gingrey, Phil [GA-11] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


11. H.R.141 : To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
Sponsor: Rep King, Steve [IA-5] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Education and the Workforce; House Judiciary; House Natural Resources; House Administration; House Rules; House Appropriations
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, and Appropriations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.


12. H.R.143 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate tax and retain stepped-up basis at death.
Sponsor: Rep Latta, Robert E. [OH-5] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (11)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


13. H.R.144 : To repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lungren, Daniel E. [CA-3] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (189)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


14. H.R.145 : To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148) and related health-care provisions.
Sponsor: Rep Mack, Connie [FL-14] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Education and the Workforce; House Judiciary; House Natural Resources; House Administration; House Rules; House Appropriations
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, and Appropriations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.


15. H.R.149 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 increase in taxes on Social Security benefits.
Sponsor: Rep Paul, Ron [TX-14] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


16. H.R.150 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the inclusion in gross income of Social Security benefits.
Sponsor: Rep Paul, Ron [TX-14] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


17. H.R.158 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain limitations on the expensing of section 179 property, to allow taxpayers to elect shorter recovery periods for purposes of determining the deduction for depreciation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Sessions, Pete [TX-32] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


18. H.R.177 : To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes.
Sponsor: Rep Thornberry, Mac [TX-13] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (17)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


19. H.R.178 : To amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan for military surviving spouses to offset the receipt of veterans dependency and indemnity compensation.
Sponsor: Rep Wilson, Joe [SC-2] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.


20. H.R.184 : To repeal the sunset of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 with respect to the expansion of the adoption credit and adoption assistance programs.
Sponsor: Rep Wilson, Joe [SC-2] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


21. H.R.189 : To repeal the Troubled Asset Relief Program and to prevent future bailouts.
Sponsor: Rep Woodall, Rob [GA-7] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.



I love it.

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