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H.R. 4736 (108th): Independent Film Small Business Job Creation Act of 2004

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage the production of independent motion picture films in the United States.

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Sponsor and status

Karen McCarthy

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2004
Length: 10 pages

Jun 25, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 25, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jun 25, 2004

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 4736 (108th) 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 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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