To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow graduate students to exclude tuition reductions from gross income.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 22, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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6 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Davis Announces Graduate Tuition Assistance Legislation at Illinois State University”
— Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13] (Sponsor) on Mar 26, 2018
Mar 22, 2018
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Mar 21, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1842 (116th).
H.R. 5396 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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