H.R. 942 (112th): American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011


Mar 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kevin Brady

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit.

Summary (CRS)

3/8/2011--Introduced.American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend through December 31, 2012, the tax credit for increasing research activities; and (2) increase ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 8, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 942”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


106 cosponsors (61R, 45D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4438 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: May 9, 2014

H.R. 4378 (Related)
Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 18, 2012

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