H.R. 1957 (100th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the credit for increases in research expenses and for basic research payments.


Apr 6, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 6, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jake” Pickle

Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

4/6/1987--Introduced.Makes permanent the income tax credit for qualified research expenditures by repealing the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code that would terminate such credit for expenses incurred or paid after ... Read more >

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Apr 6, 1987

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273 cosponsors (143D, 130R) (show)
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H.R. 4333 (Related)
Technical and Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 10, 1988

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