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H.R. 5067: 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


Introduced on Feb 16, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 16, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 16, 2018

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If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
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H.R. 5067 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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