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S. 3412 (112th): Middle Class Tax Cut Act

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief to middle-class families.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Harry Reid

Sponsor. Senator for Nevada. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2012
Length: 18 pages
Jul 19, 2012
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 8: American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 2, 2013. (compare text)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Inhofe: reids tax hike is destructive, robs next generation of jobs
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] on Jul 25, 2012

Grassley: Senate Vote on Raising Taxes Comes During Struggling Economy
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] on Jul 25, 2012

Cardin praises senate passage of middle class tax cut extension, says our economy cannot afford to let middle class families get caught in partisan gridlock
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] on Jul 25, 2012

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Jul 19, 2012

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Jul 25, 2012
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

S. 3412 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3412. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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