H.R. 361 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a 1-year extension of the increased expensing of certain depreciable business assets and the special depreciation allowance for certain business property.


Jan 9, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 9, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bobby Bright

Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

1/9/2009--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2009: (1) the increased ($250,000) expensing allowance for depreciable business assets; and (2) the additional 50% depreciation allowance for certain types of ... Read more >

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Jan 9, 2009

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H.R. 4655 (Related)
Small Business Expansion and Job Creation Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 23, 2010

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