S. 2851 (111th): A bill to make permanent certain education tax incentives, to modify rules relating to college savings plans, and for other purposes.


Dec 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2009
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase and make permanent the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits; (2) make permanent the tax deduction for certain expenses of elementary ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 8, 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. 2851”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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