New Cosponsors — Apr 2, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Michaud [D-ME2, 2003-2014]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Bruce Braley [D-IA1, 2007-2014]
The bill now has 13 cosponsors (13 Democrats).
Feb 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2009
Length: 6 pages
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a tax on certain securities transactions to the extent required to recoup the net cost of the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1068 — 111th Congress: Let Wall Street Pay for Wall Street’s Bailout Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1068
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