To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a basic income guarantee in the form of a refundable tax credit for taxpayers who do not itemize deductions.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 51st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 2, 2006
Length: 5 pages
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on May 2, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 2, 2006
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H.R. 5257 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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