H.R. 15435 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase the exemption for purposes of the Federal estate tax, to increase the estate tax marital deduction, and to provide an alternate method of valuing certain real property for estate tax purposes.


Jun 18, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 18, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Omar Burleson

Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

6/18/1974--Introduced.Increases the exemption for the Federal estate tax from $60,000 to $200,000. Limits the aggregate deduction for value of property passed to a surviving spouse to $100,000, plus 50 percent ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 18, 1974

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 15435”). 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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H.R. 6179 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 1975

H.R. 17421 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 16, 1974

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