H.R. 1393 (108th): Armed Forces Tax Fairness and Justice Act of 2003

108th Congress, 2003–2004. Text as of Mar 20, 2003 (Introduced).

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HR 1393 IH

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1393

To ensure that tax-exempt status and other benefits afforded under Operation Enduring Freedom are also provided to United States Armed Forces personnel in Israel.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 20, 2003

Mr. JANKLOW (for himself, Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN, Mr. CHABOT, Mr. MARIO DIAZ-BALART of Florida, Mr. MCNULTY, and Mr. PLATTS) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To ensure that tax-exempt status and other benefits afforded under Operation Enduring Freedom are also provided to United States Armed Forces personnel in Israel.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Armed Forces Tax Fairness and Justice Act of 2003’.

SEC. 2. EXPANSION OF BENEFITS UNDER OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM.

    For purposes of all benefits afforded, as a result of the Operational Deployment Order issued by the President in January 2003, to United States Armed Forces personnel participating in Operation Enduring Freedom, the geographic area encompassed by the applicability of those benefits shall be deemed to include Israel.

SEC. 3. RETROACTIVE EFFECTIVE DATE.

    Section 2 shall take effect as of February 1, 2003.