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H.R. 2778 (104th): To provide that members of the Armed Forces performing services for the peacekeeping effort in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina shall be entitled to certain tax benefits in the same manner as if such services were performed in a combat zone.

Sponsor and status

Jim Bunning

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 6, 1996
Length: 2 pages

Dec 14, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 20, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 20, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-117


Dec 14, 1995

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Feb 28, 1996
Ordered Reported

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Mar 5, 1996
Passed House (Senate next)

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Mar 6, 1996
Passed Senate

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Mar 20, 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2778 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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