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H.R. 363 (115th): Child Tax Credit Integrity Preservation Act of 2017

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify eligibility for the child tax credit.

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Sponsor and status

Luke Messer

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Jan 6, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Rep. Messer Urges President Trump to Take Executive Action on Tax Loophole Allowing Billions in Payments to Illegal Immigrants
    — Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN6, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 11, 2017

Rep. Messer Commends President Trumps Commitment to Border Security
    — Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN6, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Jan 25, 2017

Rep. Messer Proposes Legislation to Close Loophole Allowing Billions in Tax Credits to Illegal Immigrants
    — Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN6, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Jan 11, 2017

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Jan 6, 2017

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

H.R. 363 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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