H.R. 15500 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase the maximum deduction allowable with respect to contributions to candidates for public office, and to exempt certain political organizations from the payment of income tax.


Jun 19, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 19, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Samuel Young

Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

6/19/1974--Introduced.Increases the maximum deduction allowable, under the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to contributions to candidates for public office to $100 for one candidate or committee and $500 in the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 19, 1974

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