To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the taxable estate by the value of certain family-owned business interests.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2017
Length: 19 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on June 29, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 29, 2017
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H.R. 3159 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Family Business Preservation Estate Tax Act, H.R. 3159, 115th Cong. (2017).
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