To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the rule allowing certain tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts for charitable purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 9, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on February 4, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Bill to Protect Americans from Tax Hikes”
— Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 18, 2015
May 29, 2014
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4619 (113th).
Feb 2, 2015
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Feb 4, 2015
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Feb 9, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means
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H.R. 637 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 637. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
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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