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


Jan 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Trent Franks

Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2011
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About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 26, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 485”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1833 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 1, 2009

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2013

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