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H.R. 3151: Taxpayer First Act

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: Jun 19, 2019
Length: 37 pages
Jun 6, 2019

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Jun 13, 2019

This bill was passed by Congress on June 13, 2019 and goes to the President next.

99% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Neal Joins House Leaders for Bill Enrollment Ceremony for the Taxpayer First Act
    — Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 21, 2019

My Votes – Week of June 10
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jun 14, 2019

the daily leader: monday, june 10, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jun 9, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: estimates H.R. 3151 will save $234 million through 2029.


Jun 6, 2019

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Jun 10, 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.

Jun 13, 2019
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Signed by the President

H.R. 3151 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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