H.R. 224 (106th): To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes.


Jan 6, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Pitts

Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

1/6/1999--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the estate tax, gift tax, and the tax on generation-skipping transfers. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 6, 1999

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 224”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 249 (105th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 1997

H.R. 153 (107th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2001

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