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H.R.1586 Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act , 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 10, 2010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on August 10, 2010, with a roll call of 247 ayes, 161 nays, and 25 not voting.

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Bill Statistics on OpenCongress

  • 74% of users oppose H.R.1586

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  • H.R.1586 has been viewed 58,516 times

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • Authorizes $16.1 billion in Medicaid funding and $10 billion in support to school districts to prevent layoffs.

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    Supporting Organizations

    • National Education Association

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    • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

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    • American Hospital Association

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    • American Association of School Administrators

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    • United Domestic Workers Association

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    Opposing Organizations

    • Americans for Tax Reform

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    • NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL

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    • Information Technology Industry Council

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    • U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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    • The National Association of Manufacturers

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    Most-commented sections of the bill text

    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On March 21, 2009, by drthomasho - This bill likely violates Article I, section 9, clause 3 of the U.S. Constitution which prohibits Bill of Attainder or ex post facto law.

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      As noted by drthomasho, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 21, 2009, "This bill likely violates Article I, section 9, clause 3 of the U.S. Constitution which prohibits Bill of Attainder or ex post facto law."
    • On March 23, 2009, by LederSko - Government created this problem for itself, now it is grandstanding by taxing these bonuses. The root fear here however is what precedent this sets for contract law in the U.S. If the government can pass this 90% tax on them what does that say for what they can do to everyone else?

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      As noted by LederSko, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 23, 2009, "Government created this problem for itself, now it is grandstanding by taxing these bonuses. The root fear here however is what precedent this sets for contract law in the U.S. If the government can pass this 90% tax on them what does that say for what they can do to everyone else?"
    • On March 20, 2009, by montymonty - I believe that this bill undermines the Constitution and the very fundamental elements of our legal system because it is mob rule. Congress and it's committees had plenty of time to research the contracts when they agreed to bailout AIG. There are 116,000 employees of this company most are hard-working honest people who had nothing to do with the Financial Products division. The insurance subsidaries are healthy companies for the moment but they won't be for long. Does Congress get that they own the very company they are now distroying? The taxpayer will get nothing.

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      As noted by montymonty, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 20, 2009, "I believe that this bill undermines the Constitution and the very fundamental elements of our legal system because it is mob rule. Congress and it's committees had plenty of time to research the contracts when they agreed to bailout AIG. There are 116,000 employees of this company most are hard-working honest people who had nothing to do with the Financial Products division. The insurance subsidaries are healthy companies for the moment but they won't be for long. Does Congress get that they own the very company they are now distroying? The taxpayer will get nothing. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Overview - OpenCongress - April 14, 2011 by opencongress.org - Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on April 14, 2011, "Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1586/show)
    • H.R.1586: Security Enhancement and Jobs Act of ... - OpenCongress - April 14, 2011 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. Short: Security Enhancement and Jobs Act of 2011 as introduced. Official: To amend title 49, United States Code, concerning approval of applications for the airport security screening opt-out program, and for other purposes. as .... Q&am

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      As noted by opencongress.org on April 14, 2011, "All Bill Titles. Short: Security Enhancement and Jobs Act of 2011 as introduced. Official: To amend title 49, United States Code, concerning approval of applications for the airport security screening opt-out program, and for other purposes. as .... Q&am" (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1586/show&sa=U&ei=bChNT9iQIuGtsQLYytkT&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFUbRVfNmnYyE6uYnl6XkmFsmjMsA)
    • H.R.1586: Security Enhancement and Jobs Act of ... - OpenCongress - April 14, 2011 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. Short: Security Enhancement and Jobs Act of 2011 as introduced. Official: To amend title 49, United States Code, concerning approval of applications for the airport security screening opt-out program, and for other purposes. as .... Q&am

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      As noted by opencongress.org on April 14, 2011, "All Bill Titles. Short: Security Enhancement and Jobs Act of 2011 as introduced. Official: To amend title 49, United States Code, concerning approval of applications for the airport security screening opt-out program, and for other purposes. as .... Q&am" (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1586/show&sa=U&ei=B4BMT6i9I6yJsAL4nJwV&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHK9kDvDt2L-PvbG_3neyhzLKZCgw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Congress To Significantly Impact Multinational Corporations With New ... - September 19, 2010 by PR Newswire (press release) - ... to these provisions in The Latest US International Tax Legislation: What You Need to Know About HR 1586, a 90-minute webinar from BNA Tax & Accounting. ...

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      As noted by PR Newswire (press release) on September 19, 2010, " ... to these provisions in The Latest US International Tax Legislation: What You Need to Know About HR 1586, a 90-minute webinar from BNA Tax & Accounting. ... " (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/congress-to-significantly-impact-multinational-corporations-with-new-international-tax-provisions-say-bna-webinar-panelists-103305959.html)
    • Letter: Politicians need to stop spending - September 18, 2010 by Enterprise-Record - A recent letter from Ron Sherman blasted me for defending Wally Herger who voted no on HR 1586, a $26 billion "stimulus" for states to hire teachers and ...

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      As noted by Enterprise-Record on September 18, 2010, " A recent letter from Ron Sherman blasted me for defending Wally Herger who voted no on HR 1586, a $26 billion "stimulus" for states to hire teachers and ... " (http://www.chicoer.com/opinion/ci_16115294)
    • Area schools will get federal stimulus funds - September 17, 2010 by Foster's Daily Democrat - Based on the language of the stimulus bill (HR 1586), which was passed in early August, the state had the option to distribute the money as such, ...

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      As noted by Foster's Daily Democrat on September 17, 2010, " Based on the language of the stimulus bill (HR 1586), which was passed in early August, the state had the option to distribute the money as such, ... " (http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100918/GJNEWS_01/709189882&template=PortsmouthRegion)
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