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- Full Title
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the limitation on the foreign earned income exclusion, and for other purposes.
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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)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 13, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5986 — 109th Congress: Working American Competitiveness Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5986
“H.R. 5986 — 109th Congress: Working American Competitiveness Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5986>
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