H.R. 6687 (112th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include vaccines against seasonal influenza within the definition of taxable vaccines.


Dec 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Gerlach

Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to add vaccines against seasonal influenza to the list of those vaccines subject to the excise tax on taxable vaccines. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 19, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6687”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 475 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 25, 2013

S. 3716 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jan 2, 2013

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