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Official Source Documents

February 2, 2016 — Proposed Amendment to the Strengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support (SAVERS) Act (H.R. 4294), regarding Universal Savings Accounts

February 2, 2016 — Strengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support (SAVERS) Act (H.R. 4294), as Passed by House Education and the Workforce Committee

February 2, 2016 — Affordable Retirement Advice Protection (The ARAP) Act (H.R. 4293), as Passed by House Education and the Workforce Committee

November 19, 2015 — Universal Savings Account Act (H.R. 4094)

November 19, 2015 — Universal Savings Account Act (S. 2320)

September 30, 2015 — Women's Pension Protection Act (S. 2110)

January 22, 2015 — Automatic IRA Act of 2015 (S. 245)

January 4, 2015 — The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act (S.B. 2758)

November 19, 2014 —  Letter from Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to GAO Requesting Review of Self-Directed IRAs

November 19, 2014 — Letter from Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to Treasury/IRS Recommending IRA Reforms

September 30, 2014 —  Letter from Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) to Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) Defending Current Retirement Tax Incentives

January 30, 2014 — USA Retirement Funds Act (S. 1979)

January 30, 2014 — USA Retirement Funds Act (S. 1979): Frequently Asked Questions

January 30, 2014 — USA Retirement Funds Act (S. 1979): One-Page Snapshot

January 30, 2014 — USA Retirement Funds Act (S. 1979): Two-Page Summary

January 30, 2014 — USA Retirement Funds Act (S. 1979): Section-by-Section Summary

February 16, 2012 — Automatic IRA Act (H.R. 4049)

September 14, 2011 — Official Summary of the Automatic IRA Act (S. 1557)

September 14, 2011 — Automatic IRA Act (S. 1557)

August 6, 2010 — Automatic IRA Act (S. 3760) (Bingaman)

August 6, 2010 — Official Summary of the Automatic IRA Act (S. 3760)

January 25, 2010 — Fact Sheet: Obama Middle Class Reform Proposals, Including Savings Initiatives

June 6, 2008 — GAO Report: Individual Retirement Accounts: Government Actions Could Encourage More Employers to Offer IRAs to Employees

April 2, 2008 — The Savings for American Families` Future Act (Pomeroy)

April 2, 2008 — Short Summary of The Savings for American Families` Future Act (Pomeroy)

March 6, 2008 — Women`s Retirement Security Act (H.R. 5543)

January 29, 2008 — Small Businesses Add Value for Employees (SAVE) Act of 2008 (H.R. 5160)(Kind)

May 3, 2007 — Women`s Retirement Security Act (S. 1288)

May 3, 2007 — Official Summary of the Women`s Retirement Security Act (S. 1288)

May 3, 2007 — Automatic IRA Act (H.R. 2167)

April 18, 2007 — Automatic IRA Act (S. 1141)

September 27, 2006 — Women`s Retirement Security Act (S. 3951)

September 27, 2006 — Automatic IRA Act (S. 3952)

September 22, 2006 — Official Summary of the Women and Retirement Security Bill

Official Source Documents
Council Materials

January 28, 2016 — Council urges Senate Finance Committee to build on success of employer-sponsored retirement system

October 23, 2015 — Hybrid Plans
October 22, 2015 — Misc. Retirement
October 22, 2015 — Defined Benefit Plans & PBGC
October 22, 2015 — Defined Contribution/401(k) Plan Reform