House Bill 5377
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act
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Amendments
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Passed House on Dec 19, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Dec 10, 2019
Latest Action
Jan 3, 2020
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
5377
Congress
116
Policy Area
Taxation
Taxation
Primary focus of measure is all aspects of income, excise, property, inheritance, and employment taxes; tax administration and collection. Measures concerning state and local finance may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
New York
California
California
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Connecticut
Connecticut
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District of Columbia
Illinois
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New Jersey
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New York
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Pennsylvania
Virginia
Passed
December 19, 2019
Type
Passage Of A Measure
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act

This bill increases the tax deduction for state and local taxes in 2019 to $20,000 for persons filing a joint tax return. It eliminates the current $10,000 cap on the deduction in 2020 and 2021.

The bill increases the top marginal income tax rate to 39.6% beginning in 2020, and reduces the dollar amount at which the increased tax rate begins.

Text (4)
January 3, 2020
December 19, 2019
December 13, 2019
December 10, 2019
Amendments (2)
Dec 19, 2019
Agreed to in House
1
Sponsorship
House Amendment 725
Pursuant to the instructions of the House in the Motion to Recommit the amendment was considered.
Agreed To
Dec 19, 2019
Agreed to in House
0
Sponsorship
House Amendment 724
Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 772, the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means, printed in the bill, is adopted.
Agreed To
Actions (18)
01/03/2020
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
12/19/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/19/2019
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 218 - 206 (Roll no. 700).
12/19/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 218 - 206 (Roll no. 700).
12/19/2019
On motion to recommit with instructions Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 388 - 36 (Roll no. 699).
12/19/2019
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
12/19/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rice (SC) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to strike and amend language in sections 2(a), 3(a), 4(a), 4(b)(2), 5(a), and 5(c) of the bill.
12/19/2019
Mr. Rice (SC) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Ways and Means. (text: CR H12281)
12/19/2019
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12/19/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with further debate on H.R. 5377.
12/19/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5377.
12/19/2019
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 772. (consideration: CR H12270-12284; text: CR H12270-12271)
12/13/2019
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 275.
12/13/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-345.
12/11/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 17.
12/11/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
12/10/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
12/10/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Dec 11, 2019 8:27:37 AM
Updated
Jul 10, 2021 8:17:54 PM