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H.R. 1957: Taxpayer First Act of 2019

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modernize and improve the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Lewis

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2019
Length: 100 pages
Introduced:

Mar 28, 2019

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 9, 2019

This bill passed in the House on April 9, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

90% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 28, 2019
 
Introduced

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Apr 2, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Ways and Means

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Apr 5, 2019
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Apr 9, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 9, 2019
 
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. 1957 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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