A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a special rule for certain casualty losses of uncut timber.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.
Last Updated: May 23, 2019
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 23, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Hyde-Smith introduces bill to help private forest owners recover from disasters”
— Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith [R-MS] (Sponsor) on May 28, 2019
May 23, 2019
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S. 1687 (116th) 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 S. 1687. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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