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HR 8 - Death/Estate Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Virgil Goode, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Virgil Goode, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (57-41) -
Note:

NOTE: INVOKING CLOTURE REQUIRES A 3/5 MAJORITY OF THE SENATE. IT IS NOT A VOTE ON THE PASSAGE OF THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION, BUT LIMITS FURTHER DEBATE TO 30 HOURS. CLOTURE IS TYPICALLY USED TO END A FILIBUSTER. A FAILED CLOTURE VOTE OFTEN PREVENTS THE LEGISLATION FROM EVER COMING TO A VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (272-162) - (Key vote)

Title: Death/Estate Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would permanently repeal the sunset provision of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001.

Highlights:
  • Makes the one-year trial termination of the estate tax permanent (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Death/Estate Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005

Sponsors

  • Kenny C. Hulshof (MO - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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