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H.R. 2143 (107th): Permanent Death Tax Repeal Act of 2002

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To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

David “Dave” Weldon Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 15th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2002
Length: 4 pages
Jun 12, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 6, 2002 but was never passed by the Senate.



Jun 12, 2001

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Jun 6, 2002
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 2143 (107th) 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 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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