About the bill
December’s tax reform law doubled the child tax credit from $1,000 to $2,000. But should expectant parents get a similar tax credit too?
What the bill does
The Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act would establish the country’s first tax credit for expectant parents.
This is done by adding the phrase “The term ‘qualifying child’ includes an unborn child for any taxable year” to the tax code. Since the exact amount isn’t specified in the bill, that means it would be equal to the ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2018
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Meadows Sends Letter Urging Pro Family Provisions in Tax Reform 2.0”
— Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11] (Sponsor) on Sep 7, 2018
“Rep. Marshall Receives \"True Blue\" Award for Perfect Pro-Life and Pro-Family Voting Record”
— Rep. Roger Marshall [R-KS1] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 15, 2018
Feb 13, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 10, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2266.
H.R. 5006 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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