H.R.2905: Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2018

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Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to establish procedures to expedite the review of, and seek an indictment in, any case involving identity theft or aggravated identity theft by an individual who impersonates an employee or officer of the Internal Revenue Service. DOJ must submit to Congress and publish a report that contains certain information on the status of...

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Date Description
April 19, 2018
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
April 18, 2018
Considered as unfinished business.
April 18, 2018
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
April 18, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 18, 2018

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 403 - 3 (Roll no. 147).

April 18, 2018
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3429-3430)
April 17, 2018
Considered under suspension of the rules.
April 17, 2018
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
April 17, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2905.
April 17, 2018
Mr. Poe (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 17, 2018
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3356-3359; text: CR H3356)
July 19, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
June 15, 2017
Referred to House Ways and Means
June 15, 2017
Referred to House Judiciary
June 15, 2017
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
June 15, 2017

Introduced in the House by David Young (R-Iowa)

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