H.R. 3996 (110th): Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2007


Oct 30, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 26, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 26, 2007.


Pub.L. 110-166


Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2007
Length: 1 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2007 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2007 for individual taxpayers: (1) the increased alternative minimum tax (AMT) exemption amounts; and (2) ... Read more >


Oct 30, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 2, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Nov 9, 2007
Passed House

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

Dec 6, 2007
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.

Dec 6, 2007
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Dec 7, 2007
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Dec 19, 2007
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 26, 2007
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3996”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

Nov 9, 2007 1:44 p.m.
Passed 216/193
Dec 6, 2007 11:32 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 46/48
Dec 6, 2007 6:23 p.m.
Bill Passed 88/5
Suspend the Rules and Agree to the Senate amendment
Dec 19, 2007 4:19 p.m.
Passed 352/64

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.Res. 894 (rule)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 19, 2007

S. 2432 (Related)
AMT Equity Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 6, 2007

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