H.R. 8 (106th): Death Tax Elimination Act of 2000


Feb 25, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Vetoed & Override Failed in House on Sep 7, 2000

This bill was vetoed. The House attempted to override the veto on September 7, 2000 but failed.


Jennifer Dunn

Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2000
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to phaseout the estate and gift taxes over a 10-year period.

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H.R. 8 (107th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 4, 2001

H.Res. 519 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 8, 2000

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 8” 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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Feb 25, 1999
Reported by Committee
May 25, 2000
Passed House
Jun 9, 2000
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Passed Senate
Jul 14, 2000
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Aug 31, 2000
House Override Failed
Sep 7, 2000


244 cosponsors (196R, 47D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jun 9, 2000 12:48 p.m.
Failed 196/222
Jun 9, 2000 1:32 p.m.
Passed 279/136
Jul 11, 2000 10:21 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 99/1
Jul 14, 2000 10:30 a.m.
Motion Rejected 14/84
Jul 14, 2000 10:59 a.m.
Motion Agreed to 53/45
Jul 14, 2000 11:13 a.m.
Bill Passed 59/39

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