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H.R. 2905: Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2905 will require the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Treasury to report to Congress on efforts to combat identity theft, including by persons purporting to be acting on behalf of the Internal Revenue Service.

A sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has occurred in recent years. Callers claim to be IRS employees, using fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. Some callers know personal information about their targets, and they usually alter the caller ID to make it look like the IRS is ...

Sponsor and status

David Young

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Jun 15, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 18, 2018

This bill passed in the House on April 18, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

9% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 15, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 13, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Apr 18, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2905 is 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.

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