Text: H.R.147 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/03/2013)

1st Session
H. R. 147

To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes.

January 3, 2013

Mr. Thornberry (for himself, Mr. Barton, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Rogers of Kentucky, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Womack, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Graves of Georgia, Mr. Jones, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Young of Florida, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Olson, Mr. Rahall, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mr. Issa, Mr. Hall, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Turner, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Smith of Texas, and Mr. Yoder) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Death Tax Repeal Act”.

SEC. 2. Repeal of estate and gift taxes.

(a) In general.—Subtitle B of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to estate, gift, and generation-skipping taxes) is hereby repealed.

(b) Effective date.—The repeal made by subsection (a) shall apply to estates of decedents dying, gifts made, and generation-skipping transfers made after the date of the enactment of this Act.