H.R. 6 (107th): Marriage Penalty and Family Tax Relief Act of 2001

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the marriage penalty by providing for adjustments to the standard deduction, the 15-percent rate bracket, and the earned income credit, to increase the child credit and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 15, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 29, 2001 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Gerald “Jerry” Weller

Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2001
Length: 14 pages

History

Mar 15, 2001
 
Introduced

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Mar 22, 2001
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 29, 2001
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 6 (107th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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