H.R.4890: To impose a ban on the payment of bonuses to employees of the Internal Revenue Service until the Secretary of the Treasury develops and implements a comprehensive customer service strategy.

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  • Introduced April 11, 2016
  • Latest Major Action April 25, 2016

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Bill Summary

(Sec. 1) This bill prohibits the Department of the Treasury from paying a bonus, award, or similar cash payment to any Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employee until Treasury develops and submits to Congress a comprehensive customer service strategy that has been reviewed and approved by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. The strategy must include: (1) appropriate telephone and correspondence levels of service; (2) a...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
April 25, 2016
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
April 21, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 21, 2016

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 260 - 158 (Roll no. 162).

April 21, 2016
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of measure in the nature of a substitute: CR H1909)
April 21, 2016
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H1910)
April 21, 2016
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 4890.
April 21, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 688, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sanford amendment No. 2 printed in House Report 114-503.
April 21, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 688, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meehan amendment No. 1 printed in House Report 114-503.
April 21, 2016
RISING INFORMALLY - The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message. Subsequently the Committee resumed its' sitting.
April 21, 2016
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 4890.
April 21, 2016
The Speaker designated the Honorable Rodney Davis to act as Chairman of the Committee.
April 21, 2016
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 688 and Rule XVIII.
April 21, 2016
Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Resolution provides for the consideration of H.R. 4890 and H.R. 3724.
April 21, 2016
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 688. (consideration: CR H1905-1908, H1908-1911)
April 18, 2016
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 688 Reported to House. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Resolution provides for the consideration of H.R. 4890 and H.R. 3724.
April 18, 2016
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 383.
April 18, 2016
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 114-501.
April 13, 2016
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 15.
April 13, 2016
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 11, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
April 11, 2016

Introduced in the House by Pat Meehan (R-Pa.)

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