S. 289 (111th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the taxable income limit on percentage depletion for oil and natural gas produced from marginal properties.


Jan 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Inhofe

Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2009
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Summary (CRS)

1/21/2009--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the suspension of the taxable income limitation on percentage depletion for oil and natural gas produced from marginal properties. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 21, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 289”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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S. 905 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2007

S. 1007 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2011

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