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H.R. 4885 (114th): IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016

To require that user fees collected by the Internal Revenue Service be deposited into the general fund of the Treasury.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 23, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 20, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Jason Smith

Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2016
Length: 4 pages

History

Mar 23, 2016
 
Introduced

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Apr 13, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 18, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

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Apr 20, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 4885 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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