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S. 540 (115th): Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017

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A bill to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States.

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Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2017
Length: 7 pages
Mar 7, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 7, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


61 Cosponsors (35 Republicans, 25 Democrats, 1 Independent)

See Instead

H.R. 1393 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jun 20, 2017


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Thune Statement on House Passage of Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act
    — Sen. John Thune [R-SD] (Sponsor) on Jun 20, 2017

House Judiciary Committee Passes Rep. Johnsons Mobile Workforce Bill
    — Rep. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] on Mar 22, 2017

Tester Sponsors Bill to Strengthen Border Security, Fix Law Enforcement Shortage [press_release]
    — Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT] on Jan 18, 2018

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Mar 7, 2017

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

S. 540 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 540. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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