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H.R. 1938: President-Elect Release of Tax Return Act of 2017

To require the President-elect to submit copies to the Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate of the Federal income tax returns filed for the 4 most recent taxable years, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Thomas Garrett

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 5, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Apr 5, 2017


Introduced on Apr 5, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 5, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


14% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Apr 5, 2017

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Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 1938 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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