H.R. 709: Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act

To provide for the termination of employment of employees of the Internal Revenue Service who take certain official actions for political purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

What you can do



Feb 4, 2015


Passed House on Apr 15, 2015

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


James Renacci

Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Apr 16, 2015
Length: 2 pages


4% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Feb 4, 2015

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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 709 is 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 709 — 114th Congress: Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. October 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr709>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.