H.R. 7211 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide more equitable treatment of royalty owners under the crude oil windfall profit tax.


Apr 29, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Charlie” Stenholm

Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

4/29/1980--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt a certain portion of royalty owner oil production from the windfall profit tax. Limits the amount so exempted per quarter to ten barrels ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 29, 1980

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7211”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


49 cosponsors (27D, 22R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 1199 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 1981

H.R. 7127 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 22, 1980

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