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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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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Apr 27, 2006

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H.R. 5240 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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