Authorizes other courts to transfer misfiled cases to the U.S. Tax Court.
Protecting Access to the Courts for Taxpayers Act
This bill amends the federal judicial code to authorize a U.S. district court, a U.S. court of appeals, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, or the Court of International Trade to transfer to the U.S. Tax Court a misfiled case within the Tax Court’s jurisdiction.
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 2018-03-15
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1570) 2018-03-14
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3996. 2018-03-14
Passed House without amendment 2018-03-14
Introduced in House 2017-10-10
Original sponsor: Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49]
Passed House by voice vote.