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  • No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act


    A picture of Representative George Holding

    Representative George Holding

    From: NC District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-04-20

    HOLDING. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 687, I call up the bill (H.R. 1206) to prohibit the hiring of additional Internal Revenue Service employees until the Secretary of the Treasury certifies...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2016-04-20

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. This is really a couple of sad days for this institution. Here we are filling in time with bills that are going nowhere and are deeply...



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    Representative David Rouzer

    From: NC District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-04-20

    ROUZER. I thank my colleague and friend from North Carolina (Mr. Holding) for yielding time to discuss this bill. Mr. Speaker, I filed this bill, H.R. 1206, the No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act,...



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    Representative John Lewis

    From: GA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-20

    LEWIS. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the bill, H.R. 1206, preventing the IRS from hiring anyone--not one person, not one individual--until...



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    Representative Mimi Walters

    From: CA District 45

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-04-20

    WALTERS of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act. Between 2004 and 2013, nearly 1,600 IRS employees intentionally violated tax laws, according...



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    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-20

    DOGGETT. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman. This bill is just the next segment of Republican Tax Distraction Day. Certainly, we should focus on misconduct, on delinquencies, from whatever the source....



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    Representative Tim Walberg

    From: MI District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-04-20

    WALBERG. Mr. Speaker, I say thank you, Mr. Chairman, and thank you to my colleagues for their hard work on this package of bills to rein in the IRS and make it more accountable to taxpayers. [[Page...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-20

    BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, I enjoyed listening to my friend from Michigan, and I would just say why shouldn't we lead by example here in Congress, to whom much has been given? Shouldn't we have the credibility? ...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-20

    DAVIS of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 1206, which would restrict the IRS' ability to hire qualified personnel until...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-20

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to this bill. It would hamstring the IRS and would make no real impact on tax avoidance in the United States. This bill is shameful. If we are serious...



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    Representative Mark Pocan

    From: WI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-20

    POCAN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, this week represents another missed opportunity for Congress to take action on the challenges facing the American people. I understand...



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    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

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    Date: 2016-04-20

    KILDEE. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentleman opposed to the bill? Mr. KILDEE. I am opposed. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Clerk will report...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2016-04-20

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I demand a recorded vote. A recorded vote was ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes 254, noes...