S. 156 (111th): Small Business Stimulus Act of 2009


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend enhanced small business expensing and to provide for a 5-year net operating loss carryback for losses incurred in 2008 or 2009.

Summary (CRS)

1/6/2009--Introduced.Small Business Stimulus Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend through 2010 the increased expensing allowance for depreciable business assets; and (2) extend from two ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 6, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 156”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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S. 2552 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 2008

H.R. 2452 (Related)
Net Operating Loss (NOL) Carryback Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 15, 2009

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