A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to comply with the World Trade Organization rulings on the FSC/ETI benefit in a manner that preserves jobs and production activities in the United States, to reform and simplify the international taxation rules of the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Republican.
Last Updated: May 11, 2004
Length: 1007 pages
108th Congress (2003–2004)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 11, 2004 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
8 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Statement of Administration Policy
What legislators are saying
“Manufacturers Praise Grassley's Leadership on Bill to Resolve International Tax Dispute,”
— Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Sponsor) on Sep 24, 2003
“Cantwell Urges Passage of Job Stimulus Bill That Includes Tax Cut for Washingtonians”
— Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 30, 2004
“Senate Refuses to Extend Unemployment Benefits; Fails to Help 2.1 Million Jobless Workers”
— Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on May 11, 2004
S. 1637 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1637. This is the one from the 108th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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