Paul Coverdell on Taxes

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Voting Record

Marriage Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2000

In 2000, the senate attempted to pass the Marriage Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2000. This act would have ended the marriage penalty by adjusting the 15% tax bracket accordingly. Most Republicans supported the act and most Democrats opposed it. The act passed the senate in a vote. The bill was eventually vetoed by the President. Paul Coverdell cast a "No Vote"


Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-105; Bill Number-S J Res 9; Constitutional Amendment - Raising Taxes - Cosponsor

Requires a two-thirds vote of each House of the Congress in order to pass any bill levying a new tax or increasing the rate or base of any tax. Allows the Congress to waive that requirement during war or certain military conflict. Requires all votes under this Amendment to be by yeas and nays and the names of persons voting for and against to be entered in the Journal of each House.

Session-105; Bill Number-S 75; Family Heritage Preservation Act - Cosponsor

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the estate tax, gift tax, and tax on generation-skipping transfers.

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