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H.R. 5067 (115th): DEMAND Act of 2018

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About the bill

Some people — particularly wealthy Democrats — say the government actually doesn’t tax them enough, an issue that will only be exacerbated in 2018 by last December’s tax reform law that will lower taxes for the rich.

They never had an option to potentially pay the amount they claim they should, until a bill recently introduced in Congress.

What the bill does

The Donate Extra Money Against National Debt (DEMAND) Act would give an option on tax returns for people to donate extra money in an amount of their choice ...

Sponsor and status

Doug LaMalfa

Sponsor. Representative for California's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2018
Length: 4 pages

Feb 16, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 16, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Feb 16, 2018

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

H.R. 5067 (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.

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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