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H.R. 5053 - Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 114-58 PDF XML

    Showing the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on Ways and Means

  • Text of H.R. 5053 PDF XML

    Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act (as introduced)

  • H. Rept. 114-612 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Ways and Means 

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, June 13, 2016 .

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 778: 
Agreed to by record vote of 239-179, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 236-171, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. 

MANAGERS:Stivers/McGovern

1. Closed rule for H.R. 5053.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-58 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

7. General debate rule for H.R. 5293.

8. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

9. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

10. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

11. Section 3 provides that section 10002 of H.R. 5293 shall be considered to be a spending reduction account for purposes of section 3(d) of House Resolution 5.

12. Section 4 provides that during consideration of H.R. 5293, it shall not be in order to use a decrease in Overseas Contingency Operations funds to offset an amendment that increases an appropriation not designated as Overseas Contingency Operations funds or vice versa, but does not apply to amendments between the Houses.

13. Section 5 provides that during consideration of H.R. 5293, section 3304 of Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 shall not apply.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Katko (NY)RepublicanProhibits the Internal Revenue Service from hiring outside individuals or firms to take sworn testimony, or to conduct examination work involving confidential taxpayer information.Submitted
2Version 1Rothfus (PA), Higgins (NY)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Prohibits the Secretary of the Treasury from requiring or permitting nonprofits to collect and disclose the social security numbers of their donors to the Internal Revenue Service for the purpose of charitable giving substantiation.Withdrawn