H. R. 222
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 3, 2019
Mr. Thornberry (for himself and Mr. Newhouse) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes.
This Act may be cited as the
Death Tax Repeal Act of 2019.
Repeal of estate and gift taxes
Subtitle B of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to estate, gift, and generation-skipping taxes) is hereby repealed.
The repeal made by subsection (a) shall apply to estates of decedents dying, gifts made, and generation-skipping transfers made after the date of the enactment of this Act.