S. 983 (112th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow a deduction for amounts paid or incurred by a responsible party relating to a discharge of oil.

Introduced:
May 12, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Bill Nelson
Senator from Florida
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 12, 2011
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3852 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 12, 2011
Referred to Committee May 12, 2011
 
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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committees

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5/12/2011--Introduced.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a tax deduction for business-related expenses paid or incurred by a responsible party relating to an incident resulting in the discharge of oil into the navigable waters, other than an incident caused by an act of God or an act of war.

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