H.R. 173 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain farmland from the estate tax.


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Salazar
Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district


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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
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Summary (CRS)
1/6/2009--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross estate of a decedent the value of farmland used by an heir of the decedent for farming purposes. Imposes a ...

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S. 3664 (Related)
Family Farm Estate Tax Deferral Act of 2010

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Last Action: Jul 28, 2010

H.R. 5475 (Related)
Family Farm Estate Tax Relief Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 28, 2010

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Jan 6, 2009


12 cosponsors (10D, 2R) (show)
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