To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require individuals to provide their Social Security number in order to claim the refundable portion of the child tax credit.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 24, 2011
Length: 3 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on May 24, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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101 Cosponsors (100 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
Jan 27, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4528 (111th).
May 24, 2011
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H.R. 1956 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1956. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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