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



Mar 17, 1988
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Jul 6, 1988

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S. 2611 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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