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H.R. 3299: Promoting Respect for Individuals’ Dignity and Equality Act of 2019

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To permit legally married same-sex couples to amend their filing status for income tax returns outside the statute of limitations, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that all provisions shall apply to legally married same-sex couples in the same manner as other married couples, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Judy Chu

Sponsor. Representative for California's 27th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2019
Length: 26 pages
Introduced
Jun 18, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 24, 2019

This bill passed in the House on July 24, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
57% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Chu Ranked 9th Most Active Member of 116th Congress
    — Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA27] (Sponsor) on Aug 22, 2019

Levin Bill to Affirm LGBTQ Couples in Federal Tax Code Passes Committee
    — Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI9] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 21, 2019

My Votes – Week of July 22
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jul 26, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 3299 will be negligible.

History

Jun 18, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jun 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 18, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 24, 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. 3299 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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