H.R. 475: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include vaccines against seasonal influenza within the definition of taxable vaccines.

Introduced:
Feb 04, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Status:
Signed by the President
Prognosis
49% chance of being enacted
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 113-15.
Sponsor
Jim Gerlach
Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Jun 21, 2013
Length
1 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6687 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 19, 2012

S. 391 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 27, 2013

 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 25, 2013.

Progress
Introduced Feb 04, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 04, 2013
Passed House Jun 18, 2013
Passed Senate Jun 19, 2013
Signed by the President Jun 25, 2013
Prognosis

49% chance of being enacted.

Only about 23% of bills that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were enacted. [show factors | methodology]

 
Summary

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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Library of Congress Summary

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6/25/2013--Public Law.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to add vaccines against seasonal influenza to the list of those vaccines subject to the excise tax on taxable vaccines.
Makes this Act applicable to sales and uses of such vaccines on or after the later of: (1) the first day of the first month which begins more than four weeks after the enactment of this Act, or (2) the date on which the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) lists any vaccine against seasonal influenza for purposes of compensation for any vaccine-related injury or death through the Vaccine Injury Compensation Trust Fund.

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