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S. 1370: Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain military survivor benefits as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Bill Cassidy

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Louisiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 21, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
May 8, 2019
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on May 21, 2019

This bill passed in the Senate on May 21, 2019 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis
47% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Isakson Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Tax Relief for Gold Star Families
    — Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA] (Co-sponsor) on May 21, 2019

Higgins Announces Approval of Fix for Gold Star Families
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] on May 23, 2019

Higgins Pushes for House to Pass Legislation Relieving Families of Fallen Military from Excessive Tax Burden
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] on May 21, 2019

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History

May 8, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 21, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1370 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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