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Butch Otter's Voting Records on Issue: Taxes

Office: Governor (ID), Republican

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
July 29, 2006 HR 5970 Death/Estate Tax and Minimum Wage Bill Bill Passed - House
(230 - 180)
Yea
June 22, 2006 HR 5638 Death/Estate Tax Amendment Bill Passed - House
(269 - 156)
Yea
May 10, 2006 HR 4297 Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005 Conference Report Adopted - House
(244 - 185)
Yea
Dec. 8, 2005 HR 4297 Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005 Bill Passed - House
(234 - 197)
Yea
April 13, 2005 HR 8 Death/Estate Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005 Bill Passed - House
(272 - 162)
Yea
Oct. 7, 2004 HR 4520 JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Strength) Conference Report Adopted - House
(280 - 141)
Yea
Sept. 23, 2004 HR 1308 Child Tax Credit Bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(339 - 65)
Yea
May 20, 2004 HR 4359 Child Credit Preservation and Expansion Act of 2004 Bill Passed - House
(271 - 139)
Yea
May 5, 2004 HR 4227 Middle-Class Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2004 Bill Passed - House
(333 - 89)
Yea
April 28, 2004 HR 4181 Marriage Penalty Tax Bill Bill Passed - House
(323 - 95)
Yea
Jan. 28, 2004 S 1920 Farmer Bankruptcy Bill Bill Passed - House
(265 - 99)
Yea
Sept. 17, 2003 HR 7 Charitable Contributions bill Bill Passed - House
(408 - 13)
Yea
June 19, 2003 HR 1528 Taxpayer Protection and IRS Accountability Act of 2003 Bill Passed - House
(252 - 170)
Yea
May 23, 2003 HR 2 Jobs and Economic Growth bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(231 - 200)
Yea
July 19, 2001 HR 7 Community Solutions Act of 2001 Bill Passed - House
(233 - 198)
Yea
May 26, 2001 HR 1836 Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act, 2001 Conference Report Adopted - House
(240 - 154)
Yea
May 16, 2001 HR 1836 Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act, 2001 Bill Passed - House
(230 - 197)
Yea

Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 21, 2015 H 312 Increases Gas Tax and Vehicle Registration Fees Signed - Executive
Sign
April 11, 2013 HB 206 Appropriates Funding for Charter Schools Signed - Executive
Sign
April 5, 2012 H 563 Reduces Income Tax Rates Signed - Executive
Sign
April 14, 2008 H 664 Relating to Income Tax Credits for Research Activity Vetoed - Executive
Veto
March 21, 2008 S 1385 Revision of Provisions for Disposal of Tax Deeded Property by a County Vetoed - Executive
Veto

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