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H.R. 709 (114th): Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 13, 2015 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 46

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 709

[Report No. 114–66]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 4, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Tiberi, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Tipton, Mrs. Black, Ms. Jenkins of Kansas, Mr. Heck of Nevada, Mr. Paulsen, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Mulvaney, Mr. Ribble, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Farenthold, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Young of Indiana, Mr. Kline, Mr. Joyce, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Zinke, Mr. Bucshon, Mr. Flores, Mr. Long, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Gowdy, Mr. Delaney, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Webster of Florida, Mr. Amodei, Mr. Ross, Mr. Massie, Mr. Rokita, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Pompeo, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Carney, Mr. Poliquin, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Stutzman, Mr. Reed, and Mrs. Roby) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

April 13, 2015

Additional sponsors: Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Brooks of Indiana, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Burgess, and Mr. Jordan

April 13, 2015

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on February 4, 2015


A BILL

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


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act.

2.

Termination of employment of Internal Revenue Service employees for taking official actions for political purposes

(a)

In general

Paragraph (10) of section 1203(b) of the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 is amended to read as follows:

(10)

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.

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.

April 13, 2015

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed