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Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 1997
Length: 3 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
This bill was introduced on July 11, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Jul 11, 1997
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H.R. 2157 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2157. This is the one from the 105th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage the use of public transportation systems by allowing individuals a credit against income tax for expenses paid to commute to and from work using public transportation, H.R. 2157, 105th Cong. (1997).
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