H.RES.419: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage penalty by providing that the income tax rate bracket amounts, and the amount of the standard deduction, for joint returns shall be twice the amounts applicable to unmarried individuals.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Feb. 8, 2000
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 10, 2000

Bill Summary

Sets forth the rule (modified closed) for the consideration of H.R. 6 (income tax marriage penalty elimination).

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 106-495, by Ms. Pryce (OH).
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6 with 2 hours of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. The amendment recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 167.
Considered as privileged matter.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 419.
The previous question was ordered without objection.
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 255 - 165 (Roll no. 12).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 8, 2000

Introduced in the House by Deborah D. Pryce (R-Ohio)

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