H.R.2565: STOP IRS Act

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Sponsor Jim Renacci, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 77 (6 Democrats, 71 Republicans)
Introduced June 27, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 1, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Stop Targeting Our Politics IRS Act or the STOP IRS Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 to expand existing grounds for termination of the employment of an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employee to include performing, delaying, or failing to perform (or threatening to perform, delay, or fail to perform) any official action (including any audit) with respect to a taxpayer for purpose of extracting personal gain or benefit or for a political purpose.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 1, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
July 31, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 31, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5212)
July 31, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2565.
July 31, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5212-5214)
July 31, 2013 Mr. Renacci moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
June 27, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.