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


Feb 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

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.


Kenny Hulshof

Representative for Missouri's 9th congressional district



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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.

Summary (CRS)

4/13/2005--Passed House without amendment.Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005 - Declares that the sunset provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, which terminate its ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 17, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 13, 2005
Passed House

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

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 8”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

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

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Related Bills

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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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