H.R. 5353 (111th): War is Making You Poor Act

Introduced:

May 20, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Alan Grayson

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 20, 2010
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reduce the $159.3 billion from the discretionary overseas contingency operations funds in the President's fiscal year 2011 budget for operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (without preventing use of mandatory funds from the Department of Defense budget to execute the War on Terror), and amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide individuals a "War is Making You Poor" tax credit against the savings attributable to the overseas contingency operations reduction.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 20, 2010
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
19 cosponsors (17D, 2R) (show)
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Votes

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