Federal Legislation

Federal Legislation Aug 15 2022

H.R 5376 – The Inflation Reduction Act

Sweeping legislation that contains $369 billion of incentives to promote new energy efficency technologies and represents an important first step toward slashing energy waste and decarbonizing the country's building portfolio.

Federal Legislation

H.R. 5544 - Stop Unfair Bid Shopping (SUBS) Act

If enacted, the SUBS Act would provide federal construction subcontractors with confidence that when post-award subcontractor changes are made and cost-savings occur, the benefit accrues to the federal government and not exclusively to the prime contractor.   

Federal Legislation

H.R. 1869 - Restoring Investments in Improvements Act

Introduced by Representative Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), H.R. 1869 now has 260 bipartisan cosponsors and awaits action in the Committee on Ways and Means.  A companion bill, S. 803, has been introduced in the Senate and has 56 cosponsors while pending action in the Senate Finance Committee.

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H.R. 3249 / S. 1841 - The Financing Our Energy Future Act

H.R. 3079 has been reported from subcommittee to the Energy and Commerce Committee and awaits full Committee approval.  An identical Senate bill, S. 1706, introduced by Senators Gardner (R-CO) and Coons (D-DE) has been referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

Federal Legislation May 14 2020

H.R 6201 – The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements. These provisions will apply from the effective date through December 31, 2020.