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Public Law No: 111-312 (12/17/2010)

Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 - Title I: Temporary Extension of Tax Relief - Extends through December 31, 2012: (1) the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA), Public Law 107-16; (2) provisions of the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003, Public Law 108-27, reducing income tax rates on dividend and capital gain income; (3) increases in the Hope Scholarship tax credit, the child tax credit, and the earned income tax credit; and (4) increases in the tax credit for adoption expenses and the tax exclusion for employer-provided adoption assistance.

Title II: Temporary Extension of Individual AMT Relief - (Sec. 201) Extends through 2011 the increased exemption from the alternative minimum tax (AMT) for married and single taxpayers. Repeals the terminating date in EGTRRA (i.e., December 31, 2010) applicable to increases in the AMT exemption amounts.

(Sec. 202) Extends through 2011 the offset against regular and AMT tax liability of certain nonrefundable income tax credits.

Title III: Temporary Estate Tax Relief - (Sec. 301) Reinstates the estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax, subject to modifications to such tax made by this Act. Allows estates of decedents dying after December 31, 2009, and before January 1, 2011, an election to apply current estate tax provisions of EGTRRA.

Extends for nine months after the enactment of this Act filing deadlines for estate tax returns of decedents who die after December 31, 2009, and for generation-skipping transfers made after such date.

(Sec. 302) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow an estate tax exclusion of $5 million, adjusted for inflation for estates of decedents who die in a calendar year after 2011; and (2) establish a maximum estate tax rate of 35%.

(Sec. 303) Increases the estate tax exclusion amount of a surviving spouse by the unused portion of a deceased spouse's exclusion amount.

(Sec. 304) Terminates the estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer provisions of EGTRRA and the provisions of this title after December 31, 2012.

Title IV: Temporary Extension of Investment Incentives - (Sec. 401) Extends through 2012: (1) the additional depreciation allowance for business and investment property; (2) the 100% expensing allowance for business and investment property; and (3) the election to accelerate the AMT and research tax credits in lieu of bonus depreciation.

(Sec. 402) Extends through 2012 the increased expensing allowance (i.e., $125,000) for depreciable business and investment property and the adjusted gross income threshold (i.e., $500,000) for calculating reductions in such allowance. Allows an inflation adjustment to such increased amounts beginning in 2012. Extends through 2012 the designation of certain computer software as depreciable property for purposes of such allowance.

Title V: Temporary Extension of Unemployment Insurance and Related Matters - (Sec. 501) Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 with respect to the state-established individual emergency unemployment compensation account. Extends the final date for entering a federal-state agreement under the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program through January 3, 2012. Postpones the termination of the program until June 9, 2012.

Amends the Assistance for Unemployed Workers and Struggling Families Act to extend until January 4, 2012, requirements that federal payments to states cover 100% of EUC.

Amends the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 to exempt weeks of unemployment between enactment of this Act and June 10, 2012, from the prohibition in the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 against federal matching payments to a state for the first week in an individual's eligibility period for which extended compensation or sharable regular compensation is paid if the state law provides for payment of regular compensation to an individual for his or her first week of otherwise compensable unemployment (thus allowing temporary federal matching for the first week of extended benefits for states with no waiting period).

(Sec. 502) Amends the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 to authorize a state to apply certain requirements of the Act, with specified substitutions, for determining an extended unemployment compensation period. Requires the state's "on" and "off" indicators to be based on its rate of insured unemployment and rate of total unemployment for the period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act (or, if later, the date established pursuant to state law) and ending on or before December 31, 2011.

(Sec. 503) Amends the Internal Revenue Code, as amended by the Claims Resolutions Act of 2010, to make a technical correction to the definition of a "covered unemployment compensation debt" relating to the amount that states may receive from a reduction of an overpayment otherwise payable to a person who owes such debt.

(Sec. 504) Amends the Claims Resolution Act of 2010 to make a technical correction regarding the limitation on distributions relating to repeal of a continued dumping and subsidy offset. Requires that no payments be distributed under certain provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to entries of any goods that are: (1) unliquidated; (2) not in litigation; and (currently, or) (3) under an order of liquidation from the Department of Commerce.

(Sec. 505) Amends the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act to extend through December 31, 2011, the temporary increase in extended unemployment benefits for employees with 10 or more years of service and for those with less than 10. Makes pre-existing appropriated funds under such Act available to cover the cost of such extended unemployment benefits as well as the costs of current benefits.

Title VI: Temporary Employee Payroll Tax Cut - Reduces by 2% in calendar year 2011 (the payroll tax holiday period) employment and self-employment tax rates. Requires a transfer of amounts from the Treasury to the Federal Old Age and Survivors Trust Fund, the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund, and the Social Security Equivalent Benefit Account to compensate for revenue lost as a result of such reduction in the employment and self-employment tax rates.

Title VII: Temporary Extension of Certain Expiring Provisions - Subtitle A: Energy - (Sec. 701) - Extends through 2011 expiring tax provisions related to energy production and conservation, including: (1) income and excise tax credits (and outlay payments) for biodiesel and renewable diesel used as fuel; (2) the tax credit for investment in refined coal facilities; and (3) the new energy efficient home tax credit.

(Sec. 704) Extends through 2011 the excise tax credits and outlay payments for alternative fuel and alternative fuel mixtures. Denies such credit for any fuel (including lignin, wood residues, or spent pulping liquors) derived from the production of paper or pulp.

(Sec. 705) Extends through 2011 the deferral of gain, for income tax purposes, on sales of electric transmission property by vertically integrated electric utilities to independent transmission companies approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

(Sec. 706) Extends through 2011 the suspension of the taxable income limitation for purposes of percentage depletion of oil and gas from marginal properties.

(Sec. 707) Amends the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to extend through 2011 the programs of grants for renewable and alternative energy property in lieu of tax credits for such property.

(Sec. 708) Extends through 2011 the income and excise tax credits for alcohol used as fuel and payments for alcohol fuel mixtures. Amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to extend through 2011 the additional tariff on ethyl alcohol blends (ethanol) used as fuel.

(Sec. 709) Extends through 2011 the tax credit for energy efficient appliances (i.e., clothes washers, dishwashers, and refrigerators). Modifies the energy efficiency standards for such appliances.

(Sec. 710) Extends through 2011 the tax credit for nonbusiness energy property. Revises the limitations and standards for such credit.

(Sec. 711) Extends through 2011 the tax credit for alternative fuel vehicle refueling property expenditures.

Subtitle B: Individual Tax Relief - (Sec. 721) Extends through 2011: (1) the tax deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers; (2) the deduction of state and local sales taxes in lieu of state and local income taxes; (3) the deduction for contributions of capital gain real property made for conservation purposes; (4) the deduction (from gross income) for qualified tuition and related expenses; and (5) the tax exemption for distributions from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) for charitable purposes.

(Sec. 726) Extends through 2011 the tax rule for stock of regulated investment companies (RICs) held in the estate of nonresidents of the United States.

(Sec. 727) Extends through 2011 the equalization of the tax exclusion for employer-provided mass transit and parking benefits.

(Sec. 728) Requires a disregard of any tax refund or advance payment with respect to a refundable tax credit in determining eligibility for benefits or assistance under any federal program or under any federally-assisted state or local program.

Subtitle C: Business Tax Relief - (Sec. 731) Extends through 2011: (1) the tax credit for increasing research activities; (2) the Indian employment tax credit; (3) the new markets tax credit; (4) the railroad track maintenance tax credit; (5) the mine rescue team training tax credit; (6) the tax credit for differential payments to employees who are active duty members of the uniformed services; (7) accelerated depreciation (15-year recovery period) of qualified leasehold improvements, qualified restaurant buildings and improvements, and qualified retail improvements; (8) accelerated depreciation (7-year recovery period) for motorsports entertainment complexes; (9) accelerated depreciation for business property on an Indian reservation; (10) the expansion of the tax deductions for charitable contributions of food and book inventories and for charitable deductions for contributions by corporations of computer technology and equipment for educational purposes; (11) the election to expense mine safety equipment; (12) expensing of certain film and television production costs; (13) expensing of environmental remediation costs; and (14) the tax deduction with respect to income attributable to domestic production activities in Puerto Rico; and (15) the exclusion from gross income of 100% of the gain from the sale of qualified small business stock held for more than five years.

(Sec. 747) Extends through 2011 the tax rule for the treatment of payments of rents, royalties, annuities, or interest income by a controlled organization to a controlling tax-exempt organization as unrelated business taxable income.

(Sec. 748) Extends through 2011 the tax rule exempting from withholding the interest-related dividends and short term capital gain dividends received from an RIC.

(Sec. 749) Extends through 2011 the inclusion of RICs within the definition of qualified investment entity for income tax purposes.

(Sec. 750) Extends through 2011 the exemption of subpart F income from foreign personal holding company income for active financing income (e.g., income from insurance, banking, financing, or similar businesses) earned on business operations overseas.

(Sec. 751) Extends through 2011 tax rules relating to payments between related controlled foreign corporations.

(Sec. 752) Extends through 2011 the basis adjustment to stock of S corporations making charitable contributions of property.

(Sec. 753) Extends through 2011 the period for designation of empowerment zones for purposes of allowing certain tax incentives for investment in such zones, including wage credits, accelerated depreciation of business equipment, tax-exempt bond financing, and deferral of capital gains on the sale of business and investment property.

(Sec. 754) Extends through 2011 tax incentives for investment in the District of Columbia, including tax-exempt bond financing, zero-percent capital gains tax rate, and the first-time homebuyer tax credit.

(Sec. 755) Extends through 2011: (1) the increase in the limit on the amount of distilled spirits covered (paid over) into the treasuries of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; and (2) the American Samoa economic development tax credit.

(Sec. 757) Extends through December 31, 2011, the work opportunity tax credit.

(Sec. 758) Extends through 2011 the authority for issuing qualified zone academy bonds and increases the limit on such bonds to $400 million in 2011.

(Sec. 759) Extends through 2011 the tax deduction for mortgage insurance premiums.

Subtitle D: Temporary Disaster Relief Provisions - Subpart A: New York Liberty Zone - (Sec. 761) Extends through 2011 tax-exempt bond financing for investment in the New York Liberty Zone.

Subpart B: GO Zone - (Sec. 762) Extends through 2011: (1) the increase in the rehabilitation tax credit in the Gulf Opportunity (GO) Zone; (2) the placed-in-service deadline for buildings in the GO Zone for purposes of the low-income housing tax credit; (3) tax-exempt financing for GO Zone investments; and (4) bonus depreciation allowances for qualified GO Zone property.

Title VIII: Budgetary Provisions - (Sec. 801) Provides for compliance of the budgetary effects of this Act with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010.

(Sec. 802) Designates this Act as an emergency requirement pursuant to provisions of: (1) the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, subject to the current policy adjustments under such Act; and (2) the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2010.


Actions Overview (10)

Date
12/17/2010 Became Public Law No: 111-312. (TXT | PDF)
12/17/2010 Signed by President.
12/17/2010 Presented to President.
12/16/2010 Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 277 - 148 (Roll No. 647).(consideration: CR H8552-8595; text as House agreed to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment: CR H8585-8593)
12/16/2010 Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion to consider the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.(consideration: CR H8552-8595)
12/15/2010 Resolving differences -- Senate actions: Senate concurred in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4853) with an amendment (SA 4753) by Yea-Nay Vote. 81 - 19. Record Vote Number: 276.
12/02/2010 Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 188 (Roll no. 604).(text as House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment: CR H7874-7876)
09/23/2010 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
03/17/2010 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H1553-1554)
03/16/2010 Introduced in House

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Date Chamber
12/17/2010 Became Public Law No: 111-312. (TXT | PDF)
12/17/2010 Signed by President.
12/17/2010 House Presented to President.
12/16/2010-11:59pm House On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 277 - 148 (Roll No. 647). (consideration: CR H8552-8595; text as House agreed to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment: CR H8585-8593)
12/16/2010-11:43pm House Mr. Levin moved that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment.
12/16/2010-11:42pm House The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4853.
12/16/2010-11:41pm House H.Amdt.786 On agreeing to the Levin amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 194 - 233, 1 Present (Roll no. 646).
12/16/2010-11:17pm House Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1766, the amendment offered by Mr. Levin is not debatable.
12/16/2010-11:16pm House H.Amdt.786 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Levin. (consideration: CR H8593-8594; text: CR H8593-8594)
12/16/2010-11:16pm House At the conclusion of general debate, and pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1766, the Chair announced that the Senate amendment would be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule and directed the Clerk to designate the Senate amendment. The Chair then announced that it was in order for Mr. Levin or his designee to be recognized for the purpose of offering the amendment printed in House Report 111-682 to the Senate amendment.
12/16/2010-7:40pm House GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with three hours of general debate on the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4853.
12/16/2010-7:39pm House The Speaker designated the Honorable Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan to act as Chairman of the Committee.
12/16/2010-7:38pm House Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1766, the Chair declared the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for the consideration of the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4853.
12/16/2010-7:38pm House On motion to consider the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote. (consideration: CR H8552-8595)
12/16/2010-7:38pm House The Chair put the question on consideration of the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment.
12/16/2010-7:38pm House DEBATE - Pending any declaration of the House into the Committee of the Whole pursuant to House Resolution 1766 the Chair would note that the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill H.R. 4853 contains; an emergency designation for purposes of pay-as-you-go principles under clause 10(c) of rule 21; and an emergency designation pursuant to section 4(g)(1) of the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010. Accordingly, the Chair must put the question of consideration under section of the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010.
12/16/2010-7:25pm House Rule H. Res. 1766 passed House.
12/15/2010-8:10pm House Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1766 Reported to House. Makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Ways and Means that the House concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4853 with the amendment printed in the report from the Committee on Rules. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the motion except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI.
12/15/2010 Senate Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/15/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4753 Amendment SA 4753 as modified agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 81 - 19. Record Vote Number: 276.
12/15/2010 Senate Senate concurred in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4853) with an amendment (SA 4753) by Yea-Nay Vote. 81 - 19. Record Vote Number: 276.
12/15/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4754 Proposed amendment SA 4754 withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S10251)
12/15/2010 Senate Sanders motion to suspend Rule XXII to permit the consideration of amendment SA 4809 not agreed to by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 57. Record Vote Number: 275.
12/15/2010 Senate DeMint motion to suspend Rule XXII to permit the consideration of amendment SA 4804 not agreed to by Yea-Nay Vote. 37 - 63. Record Vote Number: 274.
12/15/2010 Senate Coburn motion to suspend Rule XXII to permit the consideration of amendment SA 4765 not agreed to by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 52. Record Vote Number: 273.
12/15/2010 Senate DeMint motion to suspend Rule XXII to permit the consideration of amendment SA 4804 made in Senate.
12/15/2010 Senate Sanders motion to suspend Rule XXII to permit the consideration of amendment SA 4809 made in Senate.
12/15/2010 Senate Coburn motion to suspend Rule XXII to permit the consideration of amendment SA 4765 made in Senate.
12/15/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4753 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10244)
12/15/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4754 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10244, S10251)
12/15/2010 Senate Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10244-10256)
12/14/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4753 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8964)
12/14/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4754 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8964)
12/14/2010 Senate Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8964, S8965-8966, S8969-8972, S8976-8979, S8985-8986, S8992-8993, S8994-8999, S9001-9021)
12/13/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4753 Amendment SA 4753 was modified by Unanimous Consent.
12/13/2010 Senate The motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4853) with an amendment (SA 4753) was modified by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified Senate: CR S8846-8847)
12/13/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4757 SA 4757 fell when SA 4756 fell.
12/13/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4756 SA 4756 fell when SA 4755 fell.
12/13/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4755 SA 4755 fell when cloture invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with amendment (SA 4753).
12/13/2010 Senate Motion by Senator Reid to refer to Senate Committee on Finance the House message with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment SA 4755 fell when cloture was invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with amendment (SA 4753) in Senate.
12/13/2010 Senate Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with amendment (SA 4753) invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 83 - 15. Record Vote Number: 272. (consideration: CR S8846-8847; text: CR S8846)
12/13/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4753 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8840)
12/13/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4756 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8840)
12/13/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4757 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8840)
12/13/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4755 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8840, S8846)
12/13/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4754 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8840)
12/13/2010 Senate Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8840-8847)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4757 Amendment SA 4757 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 4756. (consideration: CR S8702; text: CR S8702)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4756 Amendment SA 4756 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 4755 to the instructions (SA 4755). (consideration: CR S8702; text: CR S8702)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4755 Amendment SA 4755 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S8702; text: CR S8702)
12/09/2010 Senate Motion by Senator Reid to refer to Senate Committee on Finance the House Message with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment SA 4755 made in Senate.
12/09/2010 Senate Cloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with amendment (SA 4753) presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S8702; text: CR S8702)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4754 Amendment SA 4754 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 4753. (consideration: CR S8702)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4753 Amendment SA 4753 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S8702)
12/09/2010 Senate Motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4853) with an amendment (SA 4753) made in the Senate.
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4728 SA 4728 fell when SA 4727 withdrawn. (consideration: CR S8702)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4727 SA 4727 fell when the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4853) with an amendment (SA 4727) was withdrawn in the Senate. (consideration: CR S8702)
12/09/2010 Senate Motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4853) with an amendment (SA 4727) withdrawn in the Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4731 SA 4731 fell when SA 4730 tabled.
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4730 SA 4730 fell when SA 4729 tabled.
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4729 SA 4729 (the instructions to the motion to refer) tabled when the motion to refer the House message to accompany H.R. 4853 to the Committee on Finance was tabled.
12/09/2010 Senate Motion by Senator Reid to refer to Senate Committee on Finance the House Message with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment SA 4729 tabled in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 65 - 11. Record Vote Number: 271. (consideration: CR S8701-8702)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4730 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8701)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4727 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8701)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4731 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8701)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4728 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8701)
12/09/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4729 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8701)
12/09/2010 Senate Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8701-8708)
12/04/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4728 Cloture on amendment SA 4728 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 37. Record Vote Number: 259. (consideration: CR S8529-8530; text: CR S8529)
12/04/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4727 Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4853) with an amendment (SA 4727) not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 36. Record Vote Number: 258. (consideration: CR S8528-8529; text: CR S8528)
12/04/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4730 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8514)
12/04/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4731 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8514)
12/04/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4727 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8514)
12/04/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4728 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8514)
12/04/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4729 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8514)
12/04/2010 Senate Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8514-8530)
12/02/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4731 Amendment SA 4731 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 4730. (consideration: CR S8391; text: CR S3891)
12/02/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4730 Amendment SA 4730 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 4729 to the instructions (SA 4729). (consideration: CR S8391; text: CR S3891)
12/02/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4729 Amendment SA 4729 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S8391; text: CR S3891)
12/02/2010 Senate Motion by Senator Reid to refer to Senate Committee on Finance the House Message with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment SA 4729 made in Senate. (consideration: CR S8391)
12/02/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4728 Cloture motion on amendment SA 4728 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S8391; text: CR S3891)
12/02/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4728 Amendment SA 4728 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Schumer to Amendment SA 4727. (consideration: CR S8391)
12/02/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4727 Cloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with amendment (SA 4727) presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S8391; text: CR S8391)
12/02/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4727 Amendment SA 4727 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Baucus. (consideration: CR S8391)
12/02/2010 Senate Motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4853) with an amendment (SA 4727) made in the Senate. (consideration: CR S8391-8392)
12/02/2010 Senate Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
12/02/2010-3:55pm House Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/02/2010-3:55pm House On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 188 (Roll no. 604). (text as House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment: CR H7874-7876)
12/02/2010-3:36pm House The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H7889)
12/02/2010-2:36pm House POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on agreeing to the Senate amendment with an amendment to H.R 4853, the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
12/02/2010-1:12pm House DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4853.
12/02/2010-1:12pm House Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1745, the House moved to agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H7874-7887, H7889-7890; text of Senate amendment as received in House: CR H7874)
12/02/2010-11:54am House Rule H. Res. 1745 passed House.
12/01/2010-6:47pm House Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1745 Reported to House. It shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill H.R. 4853, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House a motion offered by the Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee that the House concur in the amendment of the Senate with the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. The rule also provides suspension authority through the legislative day of December 3, 2010.
09/23/2010 Senate Message on Senate action sent to the House.
09/23/2010 Senate Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
09/23/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4656 Amendment SA 4656 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
09/23/2010 Senate S.Amdt.4656 Amendment SA 4656 proposed by Senator Dorgan for Senator Rockefeller. (consideration: CR S7389; text: CR S7389)
09/23/2010 Senate Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S7388-7389)
03/19/2010 Senate Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 324.
03/18/2010 Senate Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
03/17/2010 Senate Received in the Senate.
03/17/2010-4:00pm House Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
03/17/2010-4:00pm House On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1553-1554)
03/17/2010-3:32pm House DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4853.
03/17/2010-3:32pm House Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1553-1558)
03/17/2010-3:32pm House Mr. Costello moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
03/17/2010 House Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Action By: House Transportation and Infrastructure
03/17/2010 House Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
Action By: House Transportation and Infrastructure
03/16/2010 House Referred to House Ways and Means
03/16/2010 House Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
03/16/2010 House Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.
03/16/2010 House Introduced in House

Titles (8)

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Short Titles as Enacted:

Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010

Other Short Titles:

Middle Class Tax Relief Act of 2010

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House:

Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill:
  • Surface Transportation Extension Modification Act of 2010

Short Titles as Introduced:

Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill:
  • Surface Transportation Extension Modification Act of 2010

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate:

Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2010, Part III

Official Titles:

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced:

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, and for other purposes.


Subjects (80)

  • Adoption and foster care
  • Air quality
  • Alabama
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Appropriations
  • Aviation and airports
  • Books and print media
  • Business investment and capital
  • Capital gains tax
  • Caribbean area
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Coal
  • Computers and information technology
  • Department of Transportation
  • Disaster relief and insurance
  • District of Columbia
  • Educational facilities and institutions
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Employment taxes
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Financial services and investments
  • Food assistance and relief
  • Food industry and services
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Government trust funds
  • Housing finance and home ownership
  • Income tax credits
  • Income tax deductions
  • Income tax exclusion
  • Income tax rates
  • Inflation and prices
  • Infrastructure development
  • Interest, dividends, interest rates
  • Land use and conservation
  • Louisiana
  • Low- and moderate-income housing
  • Marshall Islands
  • Maryland
  • Micronesia
  • Military personnel and dependents
  • Mississippi
  • Motor fuels
  • Natural disasters
  • New York City
  • Oceania
  • Oil and gas
  • Palau
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • Pedestrians and bicycling
  • Puerto Rico
  • Railroads
  • Research and development
  • Roads and highways
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • Securities
  • Small business
  • Social Security Administration
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • State and local taxation
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Tariffs
  • Tax treatment of families
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • Television and film
  • Terrorism
  • Transfer and inheritance taxes
  • Transportation programs funding
  • Transportation safety and security
  • U.S. territories and protectorates
  • Unemployment
  • Urban and suburban affairs and development
  • User charges and fees
  • Virginia
  • Wages and earnings

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Mica, John L. [R-FL-7]* 03/16/2010
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-12]* 03/16/2010
Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4]* 03/16/2010
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12]* 03/16/2010
Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6]* 03/16/2010

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Transportation and Infrastructure03/16/2010 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation03/17/2010 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit03/17/2010 Referred to
House Ways and Means03/16/2010 Referred to

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