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.
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Mar 15, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
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.
Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2001
Length: 14 pages
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 104 (107th).
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 6 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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