S. 2230 (112th): Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012

A bill to reduce the deficit by imposing a minimum effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 22, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on April 16, 2012.

Sponsor:

Sheldon Whitehouse

Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2012
Length: 8 pages

History

Mar 22, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 26, 2012
 
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.

Apr 16, 2012
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

S. 2230 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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