H.R. 3082 (101st): Children’s Trust Fund Act of 1989

Aug 02, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Elizabeth Patterson
Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district

This bill was introduced on August 2, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Aug 02, 1989
Referred to Committee Aug 02, 1989
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to direct that part or all of their income tax refunds be contributed to a Children's Trust Fund established to assist innovative programs for the provision of social services for children.


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19 cosponsors (17D, 2R) (show)

House Education and the Workforce

Healthy Families and Communities

House Energy and Commerce

House Ways and Means

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Children's Trust Fund Act of 1989 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers to designate on their income tax returns that any amount of their income tax refund be paid to the Children's Trust Fund. Establishes the Children's Trust Fund to receive amounts designated on tax returns, repayments of misused funds from the Trust Fund, and investments.
Declares that amounts from the Trust Fund shall be used to make payments to qualified children's services organizations as directed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services through a matching grant or no-interest loan.
Requires an annual congressional report on the use of the Trust Fund.

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