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Apr 12, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on April 12, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2005
Length: 8 pages
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the incentives for adoption and to amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to increase adoptive incentive payments.
4/12/2005--Introduced.Childhood Adoption Act of 2005 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase the tax credit for adoption expenses from $10,000 to $15,000; (2) make such tax credit refundable; ... Read more >
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1561”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1561 — 109th Congress: Childhood Adoption Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr1561
“H.R. 1561 — 109th Congress: Childhood Adoption Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr1561>
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