US HB4169 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on August 6 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-08-06 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Pending: House Ways And Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to establish in the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund for the deposit of income, gift, and estate taxes paid by or on behalf of taxpayers (1) who are designated conscientious objectors opposed to participation in war in any form based upon their sincerely held moral, ethical, or religious beliefs or training (within the meaning of the Military Selective Service Act); and (2) who have certified their beliefs in writing. Amounts deposited in the fund shall be allocated annually to any appropriation not for a military purpose. Treasury shall report to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees on the total amount transferred into the fund during the preceding fiscal year and the purposes for which such amount was allocated. The privacy of individuals using the fund shall be protected.

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Title

Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund Act

Sponsors

Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-08-06HouseReferred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
2019-08-06HouseIntroduced in House

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