S. 1493 (108th): Fair Tax Act of 2003


Jul 30, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Saxby Chambliss

Senator from Georgia



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2003
Length: 132 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity by repealing the income tax and other taxes, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national sales tax to be administered primarily by the States.

Summary (CRS)

7/30/2003--Introduced.Fair Tax Act of 2003 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal subtitle A (Income Taxes), B (Estate and Gift Taxes), and C (Employment Taxes) of the Internal Revenue ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 30, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1493”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 25 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 2005

H.R. 25 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2003

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