H.R. 6081 (110th): Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008


May 16, 2008
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.


Pub.L. 110-245


Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 28, 2008
Length: 27 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide benefits for military personnel, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/17/2008--Public Law.Heroes Earning Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008 -Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide tax benefits and incentives for military personnel.TitleI - Benefits for Military(Sec 101) Exempts ... Read more >


May 16, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 20, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 22, 2008
Passed Senate

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6081”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


28 cosponsors (28D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
May 20, 2008 1:11 p.m.
Passed 403/0

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