H.R. 3865 (113th): Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014


Jan 14, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 26, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Dave Camp

Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2014
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from modifying the standard for determining whether an organization is operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare for purposes of section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

Summary (CRS)

2/26/2014--Passed House amended.Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014 - Requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) standards and definitions in effect on January 1, 2010, for ... Read more >

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Jan 14, 2014

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Feb 11, 2014
Reported by Committee

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Feb 26, 2014
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3865”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


66 cosponsors (66R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Feb 26, 2014 4:27 p.m.
Passed 243/176

Related Bills

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S. 2011 (Related)
Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 11, 2014

H.Res. 487 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 26, 2014

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