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H.R. 2844 (114th): Keep Our Pension Promises Act

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To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify certain provisions relating to multiemployer pensions, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Marcy Kaptur

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2015
Length: 24 pages
Jun 19, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 19, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Kaptur, Sen. Brown, Others Seek GAO Inquiry Into Handling of Central States Pension Fund Investments
    — Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH9] (Sponsor) on Jun 21, 2016

McCollum Statement on Central States Pension Fund
    — Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN4] (Co-sponsor) on May 10, 2016

Duluth News Tribune: Northland residents plan meeting to fight proposed pension cuts
    — Rep. Richard Nolan [D-MN8, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 20, 2016

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Jun 19, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2844 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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