H.R. 5240 (109th): Gasoline Tax Relief Act of 2006


Apr 27, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 27, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John McHugh

Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2006
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to suspend the excise tax on highway motor fuels when average United States retail gasoline prices exceed $2.75 per gallon.

Summary (CRS)

4/27/2006--Introduced.Gasoline Tax Relief Act of 2006 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to suspend excise taxes on diesel and other highway motor fuels during specified periods when weekly retail gasoline ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 27, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5240”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1569 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 19, 2007

H.R. 5302 (Related)
Summer Relief for Motorists Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 4, 2006

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