H.R. 5986 (109th): Working American Competitiveness Act


Jul 28, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 28, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Chris Chocola

Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2006
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the limitation on the foreign earned income exclusion, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/28/2006--Introduced.Working American Competitiveness Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a taxpayers to elect to exclude from gross income, without limitation, earned income (i.e., income for services performed) ... Read more >

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Jul 28, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5986”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (19R) (show)
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S. 3496 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 13, 2006

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