S. 2611 (100th): An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the disclosure of income information to the Veterans’ Administration for purposes of verifying information provided about their incomes by beneficiaries of programs under which income is relevant to eligibility; and to amend title 38, United States Code, to protect against the misuse of such information, and for other purposes.

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Jul 6, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alan Cranston

Senator from California


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/6/1988--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit disclosure to the Veterans Administration (VA) of income-related tax return information for the purpose of determining eligibility for specified veterans' pension and benefit ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 17, 1988
Reported by Committee

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Jul 6, 1988

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2611”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 2238 (Related)
Technical Corrections Act of 1988

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 26, 1988

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