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H.R. 2994 (113th): Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act of 2013

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for 1 year the exclusion from gross income of discharges of qualified principal residence indebtedness.

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Sponsor and status

Tom Reed II

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2013
Length: 2 pages
Aug 2, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Cummings, O’Malley, and Maryland Democrats Support the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act
    — Rep. Elijah Cummings [D-MD7, 1996-2019] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 19, 2013

Sinema Supports Relief for Struggling Arizona Homeowners
    — Sen. Kyrsten Sinema [D-AZ] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 1, 2014

Van Hollen, O’Malley, and Maryland Democrats Support the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act
    — Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD] on Dec 19, 2013

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Aug 2, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2994 (113th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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