Summary: S.1817 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/23/1996)

Fairness in Judicial Taxation Act of 1996 - Amends the Federal judicial code to set limits on the authority of Federal courts to enter an order or approve a settlement that requires any State or political subdivision to impose, increase, levy, or assess any tax.

Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) judicial review; (2) a right of certain aggrieved, persons, corporations, or unincorporated associations to intervene in proceedings concerning imposition of a tax; (3) termination of any tax so imposed, increased, levied, or assessed automatically after one year or at any time if the court determines that the deprivation of rights has been cured to the extent practicable; (4) preemption; and (5) State and local governmental rights.