To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to terminate certain energy tax subsidies and lower the corporate income tax rate.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2013
Length: 13 pages
What legislators are saying
“Jones calls for end to taxpayer subsidies of wind energy”
— Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3, 1995-2019] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 21, 2013
Nov 2, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3308 (112th).
Jan 15, 2013
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Feb 13, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1001 (114th).
H.R. 259 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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