H.R. 408 (113th): EXPENSE Act of 2013


Jan 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain limitations on the expensing of section 179 property, to allow taxpayers to elect shorter recovery periods for purposes of determining the deduction for depreciation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/23/2013--Introduced.Expensing Property Expands our Nation's Strong Economy Act of 2013 or the EXPENSE Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) repeal the limitations on the expensing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 23, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 408”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 158 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011

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