A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to designate that up to 10 percent of their income tax liability be used to reduce the national debt, and to require spending reductions equal to the amounts so designated.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2017
Length: 8 pages
Jul 13, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 13, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 16, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5536 (111th).
Jul 13, 2017
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S. 1552 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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