H.R. 1478 (105th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow companies to donate computer equipment and software, and training related thereto, to elementary and secondary schools for use in their educational programs, and for other purposes.


Apr 29, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Anna Eshoo

Representative for California's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 29, 1997
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Summary (CRS)

4/29/1997--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to set forth a special rule for the donation by a corporation, as a charitable deduction, of computer equipment and software, as well as related ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 29, 1997

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1478”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


40 cosponsors (36D, 4R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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