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.

Introduced:
Jun 18, 1974 (93rd Congress, 1973–1974)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 17421 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 16, 1974

H.R. 17123 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 07, 1974

H.R. 16823 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 24, 1974

H.R. 16697 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 17, 1974

H.R. 16515 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Aug 21, 1974

H.R. 16376 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Aug 12, 1974

Sponsor
Omar Burleson
Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
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

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Jun 18, 1974
Referred to Committee Jun 18, 1974
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Ways and Means

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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 of the value of the adjusted gross estate. Allows an estate executor to determine the value of any real property in an estate by its use for farmland, woodland, or scenic open space.

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