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H.R. 798 (115th): Child Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act of 2017

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Jenniffer González-Colón

Sponsor. Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Feb 1, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 1, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Comisionada Residente promueve discusin en la Capital federal sobre pobreza en los nios de Puerto Rico
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] (Sponsor) on Sep 25, 2018

Resident Commissioner promotes discussion in the Federal Capital about children poverty in Puerto Rico
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] (Sponsor) on Sep 25, 2018

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

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History

Feb 1, 2017
 
Introduced

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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.

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