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H.R. 5445 (115th): 21st Century IRS Act

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5445 improves cybersecurity and taxpayer identity protection and modernizes the information technology at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Specifically, the legislation does the following:

Title I: Cybersecurity and Identity Protection, requires the Secretary of the Treasury to work collaboratively with the public and private sectors to protect taxpayers from identity theft refund fraud.

In addition, the title requires the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) to study and make recommendations to the Secretary regarding models to prevent identity theft and refund fraud and authorizes the Secretary to participate ...

Sponsor and status

Mike Bishop

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2018
Length: 28 pages
Introduced:

Apr 10, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 18, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Apr 10, 2018
 
Introduced

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Apr 11, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 13, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

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Apr 18, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 5445 (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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