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Buffett Rule Act of 2011

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for taxpayers making donations with their returns of income tax to the Federal Government to pay down the public debt.

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10/06/2011Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

10/06/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (40)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO] 10/12/2011
Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] 10/12/2011
Sen. Johanns, Mike [R-NE] 10/12/2011
Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK] 10/12/2011
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR] 10/12/2011
Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC] 10/12/2011
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] 10/12/2011
Sen. Ayotte, Kelly [R-NH] 10/12/2011
Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] 10/12/2011
Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY] 10/12/2011
Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] 10/12/2011
Sen. Kyl, Jon [R-AZ] 10/12/2011
Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] 10/12/2011
Sen. Roberts, Pat [R-KS] 10/12/2011
Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND] 10/12/2011
Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN] 10/12/2011
Sen. Chambliss, Saxby [R-GA] 10/12/2011
Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID] 10/12/2011
Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI] 10/12/2011
Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH] 10/12/2011
Sen. Coats, Daniel [R-IN] 10/12/2011
Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY] 10/12/2011
Sen. Corker, Bob [R-TN] 10/12/2011
Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] 10/12/2011
Sen. DeMint, Jim [R-SC] 10/12/2011
Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] 10/12/2011
Sen. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL] 10/12/2011
Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] 10/12/2011
Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] 10/12/2011
Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA] 10/12/2011
Sen. Enzi, Michael B. [R-WY] 10/13/2011
Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA] 10/13/2011
Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] 10/13/2011
Sen. Sessions, Jeff [R-AL] 10/18/2011
Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID] 10/19/2011
Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN] 11/01/2011
Sen. Shelby, Richard C. [R-AL] 11/15/2011
Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] 11/16/2011
Sen. Cochran, Thad [R-MS] 11/16/2011
Sen. Hutchison, Kay Bailey [R-TX] 02/09/2012

Committees (1)

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Senate Finance10/06/2011 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (10/06/2011)

Buffett Rule Act of 2011 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers to donate an amount (not less than $1), in addition to any tax owed, which shall be deposited in the general fund of the Treasury and transferred to an account used to reduce the public debt.  Requires such donation to be designated on a taxpayer's income tax return at the time such return is filed.