Text: H.R.2389 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/14/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2389

To require the Inspector General for Tax Administration to audit the Internal Revenue Service.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 14, 2013

Mr. Meadows (for himself, Mr. Bridenstine, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Jones, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Salmon, and Mr. Yoho) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To require the Inspector General for Tax Administration to audit the Internal Revenue Service.

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 “IRS Verification Act”.

SEC. 2. Audit of the Internal Revenue Service by the Inspector General for Tax Administration.

(a) In general.—The Inspector General for Tax Administration shall audit the Internal Revenue Service for the period beginning January 1, 2010, and ending on the date of the enactment of this Act. The audit shall be conducted in accordance with section 5(a) of the Inspector General Act of 1978 and shall include, but need not be limited to, a report on the items specified by paragraphs (1) through (13) (other than paragraph (10)) of such section.

(b) Prohibition on expending funds for Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act until audit is submitted to Congress.—No amount made available for any program, project, or activity to carry out the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or any amendment made by such Act may be obligated or expended after the date of the enactment of this Act until a report of the audit required by subsection (a) is submitted to the Congress.