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.

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

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Last Action: May 17, 2007

S. 420 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 17, 2005

What is a bill?

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

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 17, 2005
Passed House
Apr 13, 2005
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Failed Cloture in the Senate
Jun 8, 2006


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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