H.R. 829 (112th): Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2011


Feb 28, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2011
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the awarding of a contract or grant in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold unless the prospective contractor or grantee certifies in writing to the agency awarding the contract or grant that the contractor or grantee has no seriously delinquent tax debts, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/28/2011--Introduced.Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2011- Prohibits any person who has a seriously delinquent tax debt from obtaining a federal government contract or grant. Requires federal agency heads to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 28, 2011

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Apr 13, 2011
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 829”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 882 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 15, 2013

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