H.R.1957: Taxpayer First Act of 2019

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April 14, 2019 3rd

Bill Summary

Taxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill modifies requirements for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding its organizational structure, customer service, enforcement procedures, management of information technology, and use of electronic systems. The bill includes provisions that establish the IRS Independent Office of Appeals to resolve federal tax controversies without litigation; require the IRS to develop a comprehensive customer...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 9 statements associated with H.R.1957.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 11
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
April 10
Received in the Senate.
April 9

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3151-3162)

April 9
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3151-3166)
April 9
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 9
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
April 9
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1957.
April 9
Considered under suspension of the rules.
April 9
Mr. Lewis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 9
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 19.
April 9

Committee on Financial Services discharged.

April 9
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-39, Part I.
March 28
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, 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.
March 28

Introduced in the House by John Lewis (D-Ga.)

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