H.R. 2085 (111th): Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund Act of 2009


Apr 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 23, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Lewis

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To affirm the religious freedom of taxpayers who are conscientiously opposed to participation in war, to provide that the income, estate, or gift tax payments of such taxpayers be used for nonmilitary purposes, to create the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund to receive such tax payments, to improve revenue collection, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/23/2009--Introduced.Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to establish in the Treasury the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund for the deposit of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 23, 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. 2085”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (20D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 1191 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

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