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

To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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


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.

H.R. 8 (109th) was a 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.

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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