S. 2552 (110th): Small Business Stimulus Act of 2008


Jan 24, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 24, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2008
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a stimulus to small business by increasing expensing for small businesses in 2008, extending the length of the carryback period for net operating losses during 2007 and 2008, and extending the research and development credit.

Summary (CRS)

1/24/2008--Introduced.Small Business Stimulus Act of 2008 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase to $200,000 the expensing allowance for depreciable business assets in 2008; (2) extend through 2008 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 24, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2552”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 156 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

S. 2553 (Related)
Small Business Stimulus Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 2008

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