H.R. 3035 (111th): Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2009


Jun 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 25, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Lewis

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2009
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts received on account of claims based on certain unlawful discrimination and to allow income averaging for backpay and frontpay awards received on account of such claims, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/25/2009--Introduced.Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow: (1) an exclusion from gross income for amounts received (either backpay or frontpay or punitive ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 25, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3035”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


37 cosponsors (28D, 9R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1540 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2007

H.R. 3195 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 13, 2011

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