H.R. 8 (109th): Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005

Introduced:

Feb 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on June 8, 2006.

Sponsor:

Kenny Hulshof

Representative for Missouri's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 20, 2005
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 17, 2005
 
Introduced

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Apr 13, 2005
 
Passed House

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Jun 8, 2006
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

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Details

Cosponsors
206 cosponsors (190R, 16D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Apr 13, 2005 5:11 p.m.
Failed 194/238
Apr 13, 2005 5:27 p.m.
Passed 272/162
Jun 8, 2006 10:51 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 57/41

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2380 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2007

S. 420 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 17, 2005

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