22 Tax Cut Bills Pass the House in the 107th Congress, 2001-2002

March 8, 2001 Across-the-Board Income Tax Relief

  • H.R. 3, the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Act of 2001, by Rep. Bill Thomas
  • Passage vote 230-198 (Republicans 219-0, Democrats 10-197)

March 29, 2001 Marriage Penalty Tax Relief

  • H.R. 6, the Marriage Penalty and Family Tax Relief Act of 2001, by Rep. Jerry Weller
  • Passage vote 282-144 (Republicans 217-0, Democrats 64-143)

April 4, 2001 Death Tax Repeal

  • H.R. 8, the Death Tax Elimination Act of 2001, by Rep. Jennifer Dunn
  • Passage vote 274-154 (Republicans 215-3, Democrats 58-150)

May 2, 2001 Retirement Savings and Pension Reform

  • H.R. 10, the Comprehensive Retirement Security and Pension Reform Act of 2001, by Rep. Rob Portman
  • Passage vote 407-24 (Republicans 219-1, Democrats 187-22)

May 15, 2001 Foster Care

  • H.R. 586, the Fairness for Foster Care Families Act of 2001, by Rep. Ron Lewis
  • Passage vote under suspension 420-0 (Republicans 215-0, Democrats 203-0)

May 16, 2001 Across-the-Board Income Tax Relief

  • H.R. 1836, the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, by Rep. Bill Thomas
  • Passage vote 230-197 (Republicans 216-0, Democrats 13-196)

May 17, 2001 Adoption Tax Credit

  • H.R. 622, the Hope for Children Act, by Rep. Jim DeMint
  • Passage vote 420-0 (Republicans 213-0, Democrats 205-0)

May 26, 2001 Bush Tax Cut*

  • Conference Report on H.R. 1836, the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, by Rep. Bill Thomas
  • Passage vote 240-154 (Republicans 211-0, Democrats 28-153)

July 19, 2001 Tax Provisions in Faith-Based Initiative

  • H.R. 7, the Community Solutions Act of 2001, by Rep. J.C. Watts
  • Passage vote 233-198 (Republicans 217-4, Democrats 15-193)

August 2, 2001 Tax Provisions in Energy Bill

· H.R. 4, the SAFE Act of 2001, by Rep. Billy Tauzin
· Passage vote 240-189 (Republicans 203-16, Democrats 36-172)

August 2, 2001 Tax Provisions in Patients\’ Bill of Rights

  • An amendment to H.R. 2563, the Bipartisan Patient Protection Act, by Rep. Bill Thomas
  • Passage vote 236-194 (Republicans 217-2, Democrats 18-191)

September 13, 2001 Terrorist Victims Tax Relief Bill*

  • H.R. 2884, the Victims of Terrorism Relief Act of 2001, by Rep. Bill Thomas
  • Passage vote 418-0 (Republicans 214-0, Democrat 202-0)

October 24, 2001 Economic Stimulus Package

  • H.R. 3090, the Economic Security and Recovery Act of 2001, by Rep. Bill Thomas
  • Passage vote 216-214 (Republicans 212-7, Democrats 3-206)

December 20, 2001 Economic Stimulus Package

  • H.R.3529, the Economic Security and Worker Assistance Act of 2001, by Rep. Bill Thomas
  • Passage vote 224-193 (Republicans 214-2, Democrats 9-190)

February 14, 2002 Economic Stimulus Package

  • An amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 622, renamed the Economic Security and Worker Assistance Act of 2002, by Rep. Bill Thomas
  • Passage vote 225-199 (Republicans 214-1, Democrats 10-197)

March 7, 2002 Tax Provisions in Unemployment Benefits and Jobs Bill*

  • An amendment to the Senate Amendment of H.R. 3090, renamed the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002, by Rep. Bill Thomas
  • Passage vote 417-3 (Republicans 218-0, Democrats 197-3)

April 11, 2002 Tax Provision in Pension Reform Bill

  • H.R. 3762, the Pension Security Act of 2002, by Rep. John Boehner
  • Passage vote 255-163 (Republicans 208-2, Democrats 46-160)

April 18, 2002 Make Permanent the Bush Tax Cut

  • An amendment to the Senate amendment on H.R. 586, renamed the Tax Relief Guarantee Act of 2002, by Rep. Bill Thomas
  • Passage vote 229-198 (Republicans 219-1, Democrats 9-196)

May 21, 2002 Acceleration of Marriage Penalty Relief and new WOTC Reforms

  • H.R. 4626, the Encouraging Work and Supporting Marriage Act of 2002, by Rep. Amo Houghton
  • Passage vote 409-1 (Republicans 211-0, Democrats 196-1)

June 4, 2002 Make Permanent the Expanded Adoption Tax Credit

  • H.R. 4800, to repeal the sunset of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 with respect to the expansion of the adoption credit and adoption assistance programs, by Rep. Dave Camp
  • Passage vote 391-1 (Republicans 204-0, Democrats 185-1)

June 4, 2002 Make Permanent the Holocaust Victims Tax Benefit

  • H.R. 4823, the Holocaust Restitution Tax Fairness Act of 2002, by Rep. Clay Shaw
  • Passage vote 392-1 (Republicans 205-0, Democrats 186-1)

June 6, 2002 Make Permanent the Death Tax Repeal

  • H.R. 2143, the Permanent Death Tax Repeal Act of 2001, by Rep. Dave Weldon
  • Vote not held yet

*Signed into law by President Bush