Farm Bureau supports legislation introduced in the House to repeal IRS Form 1099 reporting requirements that is part of the health care law.
H.R. 4, the Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011, was introduced by Rep. Dan Lungren (R-Calif.). To date, the legislation has 245 co-sponsors.
Sen. Mike Johanns (R- Neb.) plans to introduce a bill in the Senate Jan. 25 to repeal Form 1099 requirements in the law. So far, the following senators have signed on as original co-sponsors: James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Joe Manchin (D- W.Va.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), John McCain (R-Ariz.), Scott Brown (R-Mass.), John Thune (R-S.D.), Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.)