H.R. 6 (106th): Marriage Tax Penalty Relief Act of 2000

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage penalty by providing that the income tax rate bracket amounts, and the amount of the standard deduction, for joint returns shall be twice the amounts applicable to unmarried individuals.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 10, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 10, 2000 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Gerald “Jerry” Weller

Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 23, 2000
Length: 8 pages

History

Feb 10, 1999
 
Introduced

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Feb 2, 2000
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 10, 2000
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 6 (106th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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