H.R. 1068 (111th): Let Wall Street Pay for Wall Street’s Bailout Act of 2009


Feb 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter DeFazio

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2009--Introduced.Let Wall Street Pay for Wall Street's Bailout Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require securities trading facilities to pay an excise tax on a specified ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1068”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (13D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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