H.R.1957: Taxpayer First Act of 2019

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April 21, 2019 10th
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...

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There are 10 statements associated with H.R.1957.

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Bill Actions

Date Description
April 29, 2019
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 75.
April 11, 2019
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
April 10, 2019
Received in the Senate.
April 9, 2019

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

April 9, 2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3151-3166)
April 9, 2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 9, 2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
April 9, 2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1957.
April 9, 2019
Considered under suspension of the rules.
April 9, 2019
Mr. Lewis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 9, 2019
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 19.
April 9, 2019

Committee on Financial Services discharged.

April 9, 2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-39, Part I.
March 28, 2019
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, 2019

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

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