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Feb 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
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.
Representative for Missouri's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 20, 2005
Length: 3 pages
To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 202 (109th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2380 (110th).
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2007
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 17, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 8 — 109th Congress: Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr8
“H.R. 8 — 109th Congress: Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr8>
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