To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny the deduction for advertising and promotional expenses for prescription pharmaceuticals.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 2, 2009
Length: 3 pages
Nov 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 2, 2009
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H.R. 3979 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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