H.R. 5233 (108th): Better Future for American Families Act


Oct 6, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 6, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Larson

Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2004
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About the bill

Full Title

To help American families save, invest, and build a better future, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Better Future for American Families Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to rename the Credit for Elective Deferrals and IRA Contributions as the Saver's Credit. Revises the applicable percentage ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 6, 2004

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5233”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1519 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 6, 2005

S. 2303 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 8, 2004

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