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H.R. 25 (115th): FairTax Act of 2017

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To promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity by repealing the income tax and other taxes, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national sales tax to be administered primarily by the States.

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Sponsor and status

Rob Woodall

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2017
Length: 132 pages
Jan 3, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


47 Cosponsors (47 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

District Connection - 8/6/18
    — Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7, 2011-2020] (Sponsor) on Aug 6, 2018

Klobuchar Leads Bipartisan Group of Senators in Urging Swift Implementation of Historic Eating Disorder Provisions in 21st Century Cures Act
    — Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D-MN] on May 23, 2017

Washington Watch - 5/21/18
    — Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7, 2011-2020] (Sponsor) on May 21, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Americans For Fair Taxation If enacted H.R. 25 will enable workers to receive 100% of paychecks and pension benefits by replacing all federal income, payroll and investment taxes with a single, simple, visible and efficient national retail sales tax on new goods and services. The …


Jan 3, 2017

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H.R. 25 (115th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 25. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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