H.R. 5044 (112th): Andrew P. Carpenter Tax Act

Introduced:
Apr 27, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Passed House) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 19, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced
Apr 27, 2012
Passed House
Sep 19, 2012
 
Sponsor
Scott DesJarlais
Representative for Tennessee's 4th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Sep 20, 2012
Length
4 pages
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income any discharge of indebtedness income on education loans of deceased veterans.

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 19, 2012 6:49 p.m.
Passed 400/0

Cosponsors
23 cosponsors (21R, 2D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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Senate Finance

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9/19/2012--Passed House amended.
Andrew P. Carpenter Tax Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) exclude from the gross income of any cosigner of a student loan of a veteran who died as a result of a service-connected disability any amount attributable to the discharge of the indebtedness on such loan, and (2) subject accounts in the Thrift Savings Fund to a federal tax levy.
Provides that any potential revenue gain from the enactment of this Act shall be deposited in the general fund of the Treasury and shall be used solely for deficit reduction.

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