To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide taxpayers a flat tax alternative to the current income tax system.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2015
Length: 17 pages
Feb 24, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 11, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1040 (113th).
Feb 24, 2015
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Feb 14, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1040.
H.R. 1040 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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