April 16, 2015 - Issue: Vol. 161, No. 55 — Daily Edition114th Congress (2015 - 2016) - 1st Session
MEASURES READ THE FIRST TIME EN BLOC--H.R. 636, H.R. 644, H.R. 1295, H.R. 1314, AND S. 984; Congressional Record Vol. 161, No. 55
(Senate - April 16, 2015)
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[Pages S2255-S2256] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] MEASURES READ THE FIRST TIME EN BLOC--H.R. 636, H.R. 644, H.R. 1295, H.R. 1314, AND S. 984 Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I understand there are five bills at the desk, and I ask for their first reading en bloc. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will read the bills by title for the first time en bloc. The senior assistant legislative clerk read as follows: [[Page S2256]] A bill (H.R. 636) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend increased expensing limitations, and for other purposes. A bill (H.R. 644) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory. A bill (H.R. 1295) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve the process for making determinations with respect to whether organizations are exempt from taxation under section 501(c)(4) of such Code. A bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations. A bill (S. 984) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare beneficiary access to eye tracking accessories for speech generating devices and to remove the rental cap for durable medical equipment under the Medicare Program with respect to speech generating devices. Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I now ask for a second reading, and I object to my own request, all en bloc. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Objection is heard. The measures will receive their second reading on the next legislative day. ____________________