S. 297 (113th): Educational Opportunities Act


Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marco Rubio

Junior Senator from Florida



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against tax for qualified elementary and secondary education tuition.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2013--Introduced.Educational Opportunities Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow individual taxpayers a tax credit for charitable contributions to a scholarship granting organization.Allows a maximum credit amount of $4,500 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 297”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 809 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 19, 2015

H.R. 1381 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2013

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