H.R. 5691 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for investment in new or expanding small businesses.


Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter “Pete” Hoekstra

Representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/1/2010--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow individual taxpayers a tax credit for 20% of their qualified small business investments.Defines "qualified small business investment" as any stock in a domestic ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 1, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5691”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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