H.R. 7005 (110th): Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008


Sep 23, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

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 December 11, 2008.


Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2008
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide alternative minimum tax relief for individuals for 2008.

Summary (CRS)

9/24/2008--Passed House without amendment.Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2008 for individual taxpayers: (1) the offset of nonrefundable personal tax ... Read more >

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Sep 23, 2008

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Sep 24, 2008
Passed House

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Dec 11, 2008
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. 7005”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (9D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Sep 24, 2008 6:57 p.m.
Passed 393/30
Dec 11, 2008 10:42 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 52/35

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 6275 (Related)
Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 25, 2008

H.R. 5031 (Related)
Stealth Tax Relief Extension Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 17, 2008

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