H.R. 798 (108th): Unemployment Tax Repeal Act of 2003


Feb 13, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Philip “Phil” English

Representative for Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district



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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the inclusion in gross income of unemployment compensation.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2003--Introduced.Unemployment Tax Repeal Act of 2003 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to eliminate the inclusion of unemployment benefits as taxable compensation. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2003

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. 798”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


41 cosponsors (22R, 19D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 2254 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 2001

H.R. 4589 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 16, 2005

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