H. R. 709
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 16, 2015
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance
To provide for the termination of employment of employees of the Internal Revenue Service who take certain official actions for political purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act.
Termination of employment of Internal Revenue Service employees for taking official actions for political purposes
Paragraph (10) of section 1203(b) of the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 is amended to read as follows:
performing, delaying, or failing to perform (or threatening to perform, delay, or fail to perform) any official action (including any audit) with respect to a taxpayer for purpose of extracting personal gain or benefit or for a political purpose.
The amendment made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.
Passed the House of Representatives April 15, 2015.
Karen L. Haas,