H.R. 674 (112th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the imposition of 3 percent withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities, to modify the calculation of modified adjusted gross income for purposes of determining eligibility for certain healthcare-related programs, and for other purposes.


Feb 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 21, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 21, 2011.


Pub.L. 112-56


Walter “Wally” Herger

Representative for California's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2011
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on November 10, 2011. The summary of that version is repeated here.) TitleI - Three Percent Withholding ... Read more >


Feb 11, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 13, 2011
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 27, 2011
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Nov 10, 2011
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Nov 16, 2011
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 21, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 674”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


269 cosponsors (207R, 62D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Oct 27, 2011 11:45 a.m.
Passed 405/16
Nov 7, 2011 5:33 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to 94/1
Nov 10, 2011 2:14 p.m.
Amendment Agreed to 94/1
Nov 10, 2011 2:33 p.m.
Bill Passed 95/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment
Nov 16, 2011 6 p.m.
Passed 422/0

Related Bills

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S. 1762 (Related)
Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 31, 2011

H.Res. 448 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 26, 2011

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