On the Amendment S.Amdt. 713:
Dorgan Amendment No. 713
; Replacing the estate tax repeal with a phased-in increase in the exemption amount to $4,000,000, an unlimited qualified family-owned business exclusion beginning in 2003, and a reduction in the top rate to 45 percent.
: Rejected (43-56, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)
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