H.R. 5193 (107th): Back to School Tax Relief Act of 2002


Jul 23, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 5, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bob Schaffer

Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2002
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction to certain taxpayers for elementary and secondary education expenses.

Summary (CRS)

9/11/2002--Reported to House amended.Back to School Tax Relief Act of 2002 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit a taxpayer whose adjusted gross income is $20,000 or less ($40,000 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 23, 2002

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 5, 2002
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5193”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


47 cosponsors (46R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.Res. 521 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 12, 2002

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