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H.R. 1994: Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage retirement savings, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Neal

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 3, 2019
Length: 124 pages
Introduced
Mar 29, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on May 23, 2019

This bill passed in the House on May 23, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
57% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Dan Kildee Votes to Protect Pensions of Michigan Workers
    — Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI5] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2019

House Passes Murphy Bill to Expand Access to Retirement Plans for Part-Time Workers
    — Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL7] (Co-sponsor) on May 24, 2019

Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    — Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17] on May 24, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1994 will be negligible.

History

Mar 29, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Apr 2, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 16, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 23, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1994 is 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.

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