Text: H.J.Res.104 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. J. RES. 104

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the sixteenth article of amendment.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 15, 2013

Mr. Bridenstine (for himself, Mr. Massie, and Mr. DeSantis) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the sixteenth article of amendment.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein),

section 1. The following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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“Effective 2 years after the ratification of this article of amendment, the sixteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is repealed, and the Congress shall have no power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, except in time of war declared by the Congress.”.

SEC. 2. Not later than 180 days after the ratification of the article of amendment in section 1, the Secretary of the Treasury shall submit a report to Congress containing recommendations for any legislation that may be necessary to implement such article.