H.R. 2141: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Head Start teachers the same above-the-line deduction for supplies as is allowed to elementary and secondary school teachers.

Introduced:
May 23, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Joyce Beatty
Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 23, 2013
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 23, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced May 23, 2013
Referred to Committee May 23, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (17D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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5/23/2013--Introduced.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to define a teacher who works in a Head Start program for at least 700 hours during a school year as an eligible educator for purposes of the tax deduction for educational supplies (books, computer equipment, and other equipment and supplementary materials used in the classroom).

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