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Jun 25, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on June 25, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Jun 25, 1998
Length: 2 pages
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the maximum annual contribution to education individual retirement accounts to $5,000 for higher education purposes.
6/25/1998--Introduced.Higher Education Affordability Act of 1998 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase from $500 to $5,000 the maximum annual contribution limit for an education individual retirement account. Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4147 — 105th Congress: Higher Education Affordability Act of 1998. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr4147
“H.R. 4147 — 105th Congress: Higher Education Affordability Act of 1998.” www.GovTrack.us. 1998. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr4147>
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