New Cosponsor — Sep 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Larry Kissell [D-NC8, 2009-2012]
The bill now has 222 cosponsors (215 Republicans, 7 Democrats).
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Mar 30, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 30, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2011
Length: 7 pages
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3463 (111th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2009
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 24, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1259 — 112th Congress: Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1259
“H.R. 1259 — 112th Congress: Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1259>
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