H.R. 1434 (105th): Disaster Relief Tax Act of 1997

Introduced:
Apr 24, 1997 (105th Congress, 1997–1998)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Walter “Wally” Herger
Representative for California's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 24, 1997
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2014 (Related)
Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

Signed by the President
Aug 05, 1997

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 24, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 24, 1997
Referred to Committee Apr 24, 1997
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to postpone certain tax-related deadlines in the case of taxpayers affected by a Presidentially declared disaster, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (9R, 5D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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4/24/1997--Introduced.
Disaster Relief Tax Act of 1997 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to postpone, for up to 90 days, certain tax-related deadlines in the case of a taxpayer affected by a presidentially declared disaster. Permits the Secretary to prescribe regulations under which an appraisal for the purpose of obtaining a Federal loan as a result of such a disaster may be used to establish the amount of the disaster loss.

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