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H.R. 605: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Act

To facilitate nationwide availability of volunteer income tax assistance for low-income and underserved populations, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Danny Davis

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2017
Length: 22 pages
Introduced:

Jan 23, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jan 23, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 23, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 23, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 605 is 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.

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