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

Introduced:

Apr 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

John Lewis

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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.

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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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History

Introduced
Apr 23, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
21 cosponsors (20D, 1R) (show)
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Votes

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