H.R. 4156 (107th): Clergy Housing Allowance Clarification Act of 2002


Apr 10, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 20, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 20, 2002.


Pub.L. 107-181


James “Jim” Ramstad

Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 3, 2002
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that the parsonage allowance exclusion is limited to the fair rental value of the property.

Summary (CRS)

4/16/2002--Passed House amended.Clergy Housing Allowance Clarification Act of 2002 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to specify that the parsonage allowance exclusion from gross income cannot exceed the fair rental ... Read more >


Apr 10, 2002

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Apr 16, 2002
Passed House

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May 2, 2002
Passed Senate

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May 20, 2002
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4156”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


39 cosponsors (31R, 8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 16, 2002 7:06 p.m.
Passed 408/0

Related Bills

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S. 2200 (Related)
Clergy Housing Allowance Clarification Act of 2002

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 18, 2002

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