H.R. 4438 - American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014

Bill Text

    Text of H.R. 4438 PDF XML

    American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014 (as reported)
            -H.R. 4438 (as introduced)  PDF XML

    Text of H. Rept. 113-431 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Ways and Means

Rule Information

REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

Agreed to by record vote of 230-188, after agreeing to the question of consideration by voice vote and agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 225-191, on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.  

MANAGERS: Cole/Hastings (FL)

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
3Version 1Crdenas , Tony (CA), Polis (CO), Garcia (FL)DemocratEnacts HR 15, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, a bill that would create jobs, encourage research and development, decrease the deficit, and increase revenues by $900 billion. Submitted
2Version 1Cole (OK)RepublicanExtends and makes permanent the tax credits for: accelerated depreciation for business property on Indian reservation, and the Indian Employment Tax Credit.Submitted
4Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent the treatment of mortgage insurance premiums as qualified residence interest.Submitted
5Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent the ability to deduct state and local general sales taxes.Submitted
6Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent the above-the-line deduction for qualified tuition and related expenses.Submitted
7Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent tax-free distributions from individual retirement plans for charitable purposes.Submitted
8Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent the employer wage credit for employees who are active duty members of the uniformed services.Submitted
9Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent the work opportunity tax credit.Submitted
10Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent the enhanced charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory.Submitted
11Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent the tax credit for energy-efficient existing homes.Submitted
12Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent the tax credit for energy-efficient new homes.Submitted
13Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent the tax credit for energy-efficient appliances.Submitted
1Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanCreates a credit for development activities equal to 30 percent for any in-house and contract development expenses that occur within the United States. Makes the effective date December 31, 2013.Submitted