H.R.2565 - STOP IRS Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
Text: H.R.2565 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Referred in Senate (08/01/2013)
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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 2565 Referred in Senate (RFS)] 113th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2565 _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES August 1, 2013 Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance _______________________________________________________________________ AN ACT To provide for the termination of employment of employees of the Internal Revenue Service who take certain official actions for political purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Stop Targeting Our Politics IRS Act'' or as the ``STOP IRS Act''. SEC. 2. TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE EMPLOYEES FOR TAKING OFFICIAL ACTIONS FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES. Paragraph (10) of section 1203(b) of the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 is amended to read as follows: ``(10) performing, delaying, or failing to perform (or threatening to perform, delay, or fail to perform) any official action (including any audit) with respect to a taxpayer for purpose of extracting personal gain or benefit or for a political purpose.''. Passed the House of Representatives July 31, 2013. Attest: KAREN L. HAAS, Clerk.