H.R.622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015

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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 6, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the taxpayer election to deduct state and local general sales taxes in lieu of state and local income taxes. (Sec. 3) Prohibits the budgetary effects of this Act from being entered on either...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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There are 26 statements associated with H.R.622.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 20, 2015
Received in the Senate.
April 16, 2015
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 16, 2015

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 272 - 152 (Roll no. 159). (text: CR H2286)

April 16, 2015

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 179 - 243 (Roll no. 158). (consideration: CR H2289-2290)

April 16, 2015
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H2289)
April 16, 2015
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions, pending a reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to strike section 2 of the bill and replace it with a new section prohibiting an increase in the deficit or a delay or weakening of efforts to adopt a permanent extension of the election to deduct State and local sales taxes so long as such an extension is accomplished in a fiscally responsible manner. The amendment also adds a section to extend the deduction of state and local general sales tax for one year. Subsequently, the point of order was withdrawn.
April 16, 2015
Mr. Neal moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Ways and Means. (consideration: CR H2288-2290; text: CR H2288)
April 16, 2015
DEBATE - The House continued with debate on H.R. 622.
April 16, 2015
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 622.
April 16, 2015
This resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 622, H.R. 1105, and H.R. 1195.
April 16, 2015
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 200. (consideration: CR H2286-2290)
April 6, 2015
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 32.
April 6, 2015
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 114-51.
Feb. 12, 2015
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
Feb. 12, 2015
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 10, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 30, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Jan. 30, 2015

Introduced in the House by Kevin Brady (R-Texas)

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