About the bill
H.R. 5439 requires the Secretary of the Treasury to establish procedures to implement a single point of contact for taxpayers adversely affected by identity theft. The single point of contact consists of a team or subset of specially trained employees who can work across functions to resolve problems for the victim and who are accountable for handling the case to completion.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 9, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 17, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Ranking Member Lewis' Statement on Tax-Related Identity Theft Bill”
— Rep. John Lewis [D-GA5] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 11, 2018
Apr 9, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 11, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Apr 17, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 5439 (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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To provide for a single point of contact at the Internal Revenue Service for the taxpayers who are victims of tax-related identity theft, H.R. 5439, 115th Cong. (2018).
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