H.R. 2488 (106th): Financial Freedom Act of 1999


Jul 13, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Vetoed (No Override Attempt)
on Sep 23, 1999

This bill was vetoed by the President on September 23, 1999 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.


Bill Archer
Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district


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Last Updated: Aug 5, 1999
Length: 209 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce individual income tax rates, to provide marriage penalty relief, to reduce taxes on savings and investments, to provide estate and gift tax relief, to provide incentives for education savings and health care, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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S. 1429 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 30, 1999

H.Res. 274 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Aug 5, 1999

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2488” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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Jul 13, 1999
Reported by Committee
Jul 14, 1999
Passed House
Jul 22, 1999
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Passed Senate with Changes
Jul 30, 1999
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Aug 5, 1999
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Conference Report Agreed to by House
Aug 5, 1999
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Sep 23, 1999


8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jul 22, 1999 2:05 p.m.
Failed 173/258
Jul 22, 1999 2:55 p.m.
Passed 223/208
On the Conference Report
Aug 5, 1999 1:47 p.m.
Passed 221/206
On the Conference Report
Aug 5, 1999 7:06 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 50/49

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