H.R. 1277 (107th): Estate Tax Reduction Act of 2001


Mar 28, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 28, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Nita Lowey

Representative for New York's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2001
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce estate tax rates by 20 percent, to increase the unified credit against estate and gift taxes to the equivalent of a $2,500,000 exclusion and to provide an inflation adjustment of such amount, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/28/2001--Introduced.Estate Tax Reduction Act of 2001 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) reduce estate tax rates; (2) repeal the phaseout of graduated rates; and (3) increase the unified ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 28, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1277”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2682 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 9, 2003

H.R. 1836 (Related)
Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 7, 2001

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