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H.R. 17649 (93rd): Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow individuals a tax credit to offset increases in the cost of living and to provide for annual adjustments in the amount of personal exemptions and the amount of the standard deduction to reflect increases in the cost of living.

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Dec 17, 1974
93rd Congress (1973–1974)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 17, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Earl Landgrebe

Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district




Dec 17, 1974

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H.R. 17649 (93rd) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 17649. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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