H.R. 11183 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow the charitable deduction to taxpayers whether or not they itemize their personal deductions.


Feb 28, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Fisher

Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

2/28/1978--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that an individual's allowable charitable contributions shall be deducted when determining the individual's adjusted gross income, thereby allowing the deduction to individuals who ... Read more >

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Feb 28, 1978

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 11183”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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H.R. 1785 (96th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 1, 1979

H.R. 12825 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 23, 1978

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