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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 16, 2015
Length: 2 pages
Feb 4, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 15, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
Feb 4, 2015
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Mar 25, 2015
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Apr 13, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Apr 15, 2015
Passed House (Senate next)
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.
H.R. 709 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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