To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage penalty by providing that the income tax rate bracket amounts, and the amount of the standard deduction, for joint returns shall be twice the amounts applicable to unmarried individuals.
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Feb 10, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 10, 2000 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 23, 2000
Length: 8 pages
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 419 (106th).
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H.R. 6 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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