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H.R. 397: Members of Congress Tax Accountability Act of 2017

To require Members of Congress to disclose delinquent tax liability and to require an ethics inquiry into, and the garnishment of the wages of, a Member with Federal tax liability.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 10, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jan 10, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 10, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 10, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 397 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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