H.R. 3931 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for 2 years the election to treat the cost of a qualified film or television production as an expense which is not chargeable to a capital account.


Oct 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Diane Watson

Representative for California's 33rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 26, 2009
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Summary (CRS)

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2011 the taxpayer election to expense qualified film or television production costs in the current taxable year. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 26, 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. 3931”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (16D, 3R) (show)
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