H.R. 3883 (109th): Timber Tax Act of 2005


Sep 22, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” McCrery III

Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2005
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for qualified timber gains.

Summary (CRS)

9/22/2005--Introduced.Timber Tax Act of 2005 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax deduction (available to taxpayers whether or not they itemize deductions) for up to 60% of ... Read more >

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Sep 22, 2005

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3883”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


146 cosponsors (106R, 40D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1791 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2005

H.R. 5970 (Related)
Estate Tax and Extension of Tax Relief Act of 2006

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Aug 3, 2006

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