H.R. 4746 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow a deduction for expenses incurred by a taxpayer in making repairs and improvements to his residence, and to allow the owner of rental housing to amortize at an accelerated rate the cost of rehabilitating or restoring such housing.


Feb 27, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Casey

Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

2/27/1973--Introduced.Allows a tax deduction under the Internal Revenue Code of not more than $750 for ordinary and necessary expenses paid during the taxable year for the repair or improvement of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 27, 1973

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4746”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (13D, 6R) (show)
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H.R. 2581 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 3, 1975

H.R. 57 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 1973

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