S. 1817 (100th): Education Savings Act of 1987


Oct 23, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 23, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that gross income of an individual shall not include income from United States savings bonds which are transferred to an educational institution as payment for tuition and fees.

Summary (CRS)

Education Savings Act of 1987 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit an income tax exclusion to a taxpayer who transfers a qualified U.S. savings bond to an eligible ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 23, 1987

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1817”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


55 cosponsors (35D, 20R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 3570 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 28, 1987

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