HR3996: Protecting Access to the Courts for Taxpayers Act

By | April 12, 2018
Seal of the United States Tax Court.

Seal of the United States Tax Court.

Authorizes other courts to transfer misfiled cases to the U.S. Tax Court.

Official Summary

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.

Passed House
2018-03-14
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law

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

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49]

Cosponsors: Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10], Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

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