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H.R. 5439: To provide for a single point of contact at the Internal Revenue Service for the taxpayers who are victims of tax-related identity theft.

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

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

James Renacci

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Apr 9, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 17, 2018

This bill passed in the House on April 17, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

30% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 9, 2018
 
Introduced

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Apr 11, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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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.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5439 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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