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H.R. 1178 (100th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a 50 percent nondeductible excise tax on certain profits realized in connection with corporate takeover attempts, and for other purposes.

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Feb 19, 1987
100th Congress (1987–1988)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 19, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Stewart McKinney

Representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district



30 Cosponsors (22 Democrats, 8 Republicans)



Feb 19, 1987

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H.R. 1178 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1178. This is the one from the 100th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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