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S.J.RES.16: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the power of Congress to impose a tax on a failure to purchase goods or services.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about taxation
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Sponsor Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 8 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 6, 2013
Latest Major Action June 6, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits Congress from making any law that imposes a tax on a failure to purchase goods or services.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 6, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.