H.R. 1869 (99th): A bill to repeal the contemporaneous recordkeeping requirements added by the Tax Reform Act of 1984, and for other purposes.


Apr 2, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 24, 1985

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 24, 1985.


Pub.L. 99-44


Daniel Rostenkowski

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 24, 1985

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

5/7/1985--Conference report filed in House.(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 99-67) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the requirement that contemporaneous records be kept to substantiate tax deductions ... Read more >


Apr 2, 1985

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Apr 2, 1985
Reported by Committee

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Apr 2, 1985
Passed House

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Apr 3, 1985
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

May 16, 1985
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 24, 1985
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

May 24, 1985
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1869”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (13D, 7R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1897 (Related)
Onerous Recordkeeping Correction and Taxpayer Relief Act of 1985

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 1985

H.R. 1839 (Related)
A bill to repeal the provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1984 relating ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 28, 1985

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