To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide equitable treatment for residents of Puerto Rico with respect to the refundable portion of the child tax credit and to provide the same treatment to families in Puerto Rico with one child or two children that is currently provided to island families with three or more children.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 1, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Jenniffer Gonzlez presenta legislacin federal ya disponible e iniciativas que trabaja desde el Congreso para impulsar el desarrollo econmico en Puerto Rico”
— Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] (Sponsor) on Jun 22, 2018
Feb 1, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 8, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 302.
H.R. 798 (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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2020). H.R. 798 — 115th Congress: Child Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act of 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr798
“H.R. 798 — 115th Congress: Child Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. January 26, 2020 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr798>
Child Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act of 2017, H.R. 798, 115th Cong..
|title=H.R. 798 (115th)
|accessdate=January 26, 2020
|author=115th Congress (2017)
|date=February 1, 2017
|quote=Child Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act of 2017
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.