H.R. 485 (112th): Children’s Hope Act of 2011

Introduced:
Jan 26, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Trent Franks
Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 26, 2011
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1833 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

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Last Action: Apr 01, 2009

H.R. 422 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 26, 2011
Referred to Committee Jan 26, 2011
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a credit which is dependent on enactment of State qualified scholarship tax credits and which is allowed against the Federal income tax for charitable contributions to education investment organizations that provide assistance for elementary and secondary education.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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1/26/2011--Introduced.
Children's Hope Act of 2011 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit of up to $100 ($200 for joint returns) for charitable contributions to an education investment organization that disburses 90% of its contributions to provide grants to students for elementary and secondary education expenses, if at least 50% of such disbursements go to students who qualify for free or reduced-cost school lunches.
Requires a taxpayer claiming such credit, as a condition of eligibility to receive it, to first claim a state qualified scholarship tax credit.

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