H.R. 2124 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to repeal the highway use tax on heavy trucks and to increase the tax on diesel fuel used in heavy trucks.


Mar 16, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Frenzel

Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

3/16/1983--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the highway use tax on heavy trucks. Increases the excise tax on diesel fuel from nine cents per gallon to 12 cents per ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 1983

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2124”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


246 cosponsors (124R, 122D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2337 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 24, 1983

H.R. 4170 (Related)
Deficit Reduction Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1984

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