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

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Jon Fox

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 1998
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jun 25, 1998
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 25, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

10 Cosponsors (7 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

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History

Jun 25, 1998
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4147 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4147. 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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