A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income of individual taxpayers discharges of indebtedness attributable to certain forgiven residential mortgage obligations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Nebraska. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 15, 2000
Length: 5 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
This bill was introduced on May 15, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
May 15, 2000
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S. 2555 (106th) 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 S. 2555. This is the one from the 106th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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