H.R. 1562: Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2015

Introduced:

Mar 24, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Apr 15, 2015

This bill passed in the House on April 15, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2015
Length: 9 pages

Prognosis:

27% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the awarding of a contract or grant in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold unless the prospective contractor or grantee certifies in writing to the agency awarding the contract or grant that the contractor or grantee has no seriously delinquent tax debts, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 24, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 25, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 15, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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