To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the child credit for children under the age of 6, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2017
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 2, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
113 Cosponsors (113 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Day 2 Tax Wrap Up: Larson Continues Fight for Fairness for CT Families”
— Rep. John Larson [D-CT1] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 7, 2017
Feb 2, 2017
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H.R. 821 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 821. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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