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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 2754

PUBLIC LAW 99-514—OCT. 22, 1986

shall be submitted to the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance of the Senate. SEC. 1553. TAX COURT PRACTICE FEE.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Part III of Subchapter C of chapter 76 (relating to miscellaneous provisions) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "SEC. 7475. PRACTICE FEE.

"(a) IN GENERAL.—The Tax Court is authorized to impose a periodic registration fee on practitioners admitted to practice before such Court. The frequency and amount of such fee shall be determined by the Tax Court, except that such amount may not exceed $30 per year. "(b) USE OF FEES.—The fees described in subsection (a) shall be available to the Tax Court to employ independent counsel to pursue disciplinary matters." (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.—

(1) The second sentence of section 7472 (relating to expenditures) is amended by striking out "All" and inserting in lieu thereof "Except as provided in section 7475, all". (2) Section 7473 (relating to disposition of fees) is amended by striking out "All" and inserting in lieu thereof "Except as provided in section 7475, all". (c) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect on January 1, 1987. SEC. 1554. CLARIFICATION OF JURISDICTION OVER ADDITION TO TAX FOR FAILURE TO PAY AMOUNT OF TAX SHOWN ON RETURN.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Subsection (a) of section 6214 (relating to determinations by Tax Court) is amended by striking out "addition to the tax" and inserting in lieu thereof "any addition to the tax". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to any action or proceeding in the Tax Court with respect to which a decision has not become final (as determined under section 7481 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954) before the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 1555. AUTHORITY TO REQUIRE ATTENDANCE OF UNITED STATES MARSHALS AT TAX COURT SESSIONS.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Subsection (e) of section 7456 (relating to incidental powers) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "The United States marshal for any district in which the Tax Court is sitting shall, when requested by the chief judge of the Tax Court, attend any session of the Tax Court in such district." (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendment made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 1556. CHANGES IN CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO SPECIAL TRIAL JUDGES.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Part I of subchapter C of chapter 76 (relating to judicial proceedings) is amended by inserting after section 7443 the following new section: