H.R. 4147 (105th): Higher Education Affordability Act of 1998


Jun 25, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 25, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jon Fox

Representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 25, 1998
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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 25, 1998

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4147”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (7D, 3R) (show)
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