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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

01-HR15 on Jan 3, 2001

Bill Sponsorship: the Capital Gains Tax Reduction Act:
Source: House Resolution Sponsorship
Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide maximum rates of tax on capital gains of 15 percent for individuals and 28 percent for corporations and to index the basis of assets of individuals for purposes of determining gains and losses.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Question 11: Higher taxes on the wealthy Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Tax Reform
  • Headline: Reduce the capital gains tax (Score: -2)

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  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 01-HR15

Peter Deutsch s1oFL Former Democratic Senate challenger (2004); US Rep. 
Ralph Moody Hall s1oTexas Democrat 
Karen McCarthy s1oMissouri Democrat (Until 2004) 

Republicans participating in 01-HR15

Dick Armey s1oTexas Republican 
Bob Barr s1oGeorgia Republican Challenger 
Dan Burton s1oIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Eric Cantor s1oVirginia Republican 
Christopher Cox s1oCalifornia Republican 
David Dreier s1wCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Robert Ehrlich s1oMaryland Republican 
Jo Ann Emerson s1oMissouri Republican (Resigned 2013) 
Phil English s1oPennsylvania Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Jeff Flake s1oArizona Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Porter Goss s1oFlorida Republican (Until 2004) 
Peter King s1oNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life 
Jim Nussle s1oIowa Republican 
Mike Pence s1oIN Republican Governor 
Thomas Reynolds s1oNew York Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Pete Sessions s1oTexas Republican 
Christopher Shays s1oConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Pat Toomey s1oPA Republican Jr Senator 

Independents participating in 01-HR15

John Cooksey s1oLA 2004 former Republican Nominee 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 3
Republicans: 18
Independents: 1

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