H.R. 12812 (94th): Legal Fees Reimbursement Act


Mar 25, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 25, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Quillen

Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide for payment by the Government of all reasonable litigation expenses to prevailing taxpayers in legal action.

Summary (CRS)

3/25/1976--Introduced.Legal Fees Reimbursement Act - Provides that in any legal action initiated by the Government, or in any action instituted by a taxpayer contesting the accuracy of a deficiency or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 25, 1976

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 12812”). 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. 6903 (95th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 4, 1977

H.R. 15437 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 2, 1976

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