S. 794 (112th): Protecting American Taxpayers from Misconduct Act


Apr 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow any deduction for punitive damages, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/12/2011--Introduced.Protecting American Taxpayers from Misconduct Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) deny a tax deduction for any amount paid or incurred for punitive damages in connection with ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 12, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 794”). 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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Related Bills

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H.R. 6700 (Related)
Stop Deducting Damages Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 20, 2012

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