Text: H.R.2565 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Referred in Senate (08/01/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2565

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
August 1, 2013

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


AN ACT

To provide for the termination of employment of employees of the Internal Revenue Service who take certain official actions for political purposes.

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 “Stop Targeting Our Politics IRS Act” or as the “STOP IRS Act”.

SEC. 2. Termination of employment of Internal Revenue Service employees for taking official actions for political purposes.

Paragraph (10) of section 1203(b) of the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 is amended to read as follows:

“(10) performing, delaying, or failing to perform (or threatening to perform, delay, or fail to perform) any official action (including any audit) with respect to a taxpayer for purpose of extracting personal gain or benefit or for a political purpose.”.

Passed the House of Representatives July 31, 2013.

Attest: karen l. haas,   
Clerk