H.R. 4885: 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.

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Mar 23, 2016


Passed House on Apr 20, 2016

This bill passed in the House on April 20, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Jason Smith

Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2016
Length: 4 pages


5% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Mar 23, 2016

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Apr 13, 2016
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Apr 20, 2016
Passed House

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

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4885 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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