H.R. 3841 (111th): Small Business and Family Farm Estate Tax Relief Act of 2009


Oct 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kurt Schrader

Representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal carryover basis for decedents dying in 2009, to increase the estate tax exemption to $5,000,000, and to reduce the maximum estate and gift tax rate to 45 percent.

Summary (CRS)

Small Business and Family Farm Estate Tax Relief Act of 2009 - Repeals provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA) eliminating the tax on ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 15, 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. 3841”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4154 (Related)
Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 3, 2009

H.R. 436 (Related)
Certain Estate Tax Relief Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 9, 2009

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