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Text of Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to taxing the people of the United States progressively.

...United States progressively.

This resolution was introduced on March 3, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 3, 2009 (Introduced).

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IA

111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 34

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 3, 2009

introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to taxing the people of the United States progressively.

That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States:

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1.

The Congress of the United States shall tax all persons progressively in proportion to the income which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the United States.

2.

The Congress shall have power to enforce and implement this article by appropriate legislation.

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