New Cosponsor — Nov 10, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13]
The bill now has 14 cosponsors (12 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
May 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 25, 2011
Length: 2 pages
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for expenses in connection with the trade or business of selling marijuana intended for patients for medical purposes pursuant to State law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1985 — 112th Congress: Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1985
“H.R. 1985 — 112th Congress: Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. September 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1985>
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