To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide benefits for military personnel, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Charles “Charlie” Rangel
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 15th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 28, 2008
Length: 27 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 17, 2008
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 17, 2008.
28 Cosponsors (28 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“President Signs Expansion of Wisconsin Veterans Benefit”
— Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI3, 1997-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 18, 2008
“Sen. Cornyn: We All Have a Moral Obligation to Protect & Help Our Veterans”
— Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX] on Aug 25, 2008
“Bill to Provide Tax Relief for Military Families Sent to President, McNerney Announces”
— Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA9, 2013-2022] on Jun 6, 2008
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 2345: American Infrastructure Investment and Improvement Act of 2007
Ordered Reported on Nov 13, 2007. 22% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 3056: Tax Collection Responsibility Act of 2007
Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 10, 2007. 78% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 1593: Defenders of Freedom Tax Relief Act of 2007
Introduced on Jun 12, 2007. 34% incorporated. (compare text)
Oct 10, 2007
Source Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3056 (110th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 6081 (110th).
May 16, 2008
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 20, 2008
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
May 22, 2008
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Jun 17, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 6081 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6081. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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