U.S. Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund Act of 2009, H.R. 2085

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2085

To affirm the religious freedom of taxpayers who are conscientiously opposed to participation in war, to provide that the income, estate, or gift tax payments of such taxpayers be used for nonmilitary purposes, to create the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund to receive such tax payments, to improve revenue collection, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 23, 2009

Mr. LEWIS of Georgia (for himself, Mr. OBERSTAR, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. STARK, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. RUSH, Mr. FATTAH, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. MCGOVERN, and Mr. HOLT) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To affirm the religious freedom of taxpayers who are conscientiously opposed to participation in war, to provide that the income, estate, or gift tax payments of such taxpayers be used for nonmilitary purposes, to create the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund to receive such tax payments, to improve revenue collection, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 4. RELIGIOUS FREEDOM PEACE TAX FUND.