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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a Federal income tax credit for tuition.
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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 1, 1978
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TO AMEND H.R. 12050 BY EXTENDING THE TUITION TAX CREDIT TO COVER TUITION PAID TO PRIVATE, NONPROFIT ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS.Jun 1, 1978 midnight
unknown 215/200Jun 1, 1978 midnight
unknown 147/267TO AGREE TO AN AMENDMENT OFFERED IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE FOR H.R. 12050. THE MIKVA SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR DEFERRAL OF UP TO $2000 OF THE FEDERAL INCOME TAXES OF PARENTS SUPPORTING CHILDREN THAT ARE ATTENDING UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE SCHOOL.Jun 1, 1978 midnight
unknown 160/244Jun 1, 1978 midnight
unknown 247/168TO AMEND H.R. 12050, THE BILL PROVIDING FOR A FEDERAL INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR TUITION, BY ESTABLISHING AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAXES PAID FOR THE SUPPORT OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS.Aug 14, 1978 midnight
unknown 21/69TO AMEND H.R. 12050 BY ADDING TO THE PREAMBLE OF THE BILL A RECOGNITION OF THE IMPORTANCE OF THE EXISTENCE OF DIVERSE PUBLIC AND NONPUBLIC EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS OF HIGH QUALITY.Aug 14, 1978 midnight
unknown 87/0TO AMEND H.R. 12050 BY CLARIFYING THAT ONLY THE SUPREME COURT MAY DETERMINE THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE PROVISIONS IN THE BILL.Aug 15, 1978 midnight
unknown 56/42Aug 15, 1978 midnight
unknown 40/57Aug 15, 1978 midnight
unknown 56/41TO AMEND H.R. 12050 BY PROVIDING FOR A PHASE-OUT OF THE TAX CREDIT FOR HIGHER EDUCATION AS THE FAMILY'S ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME EXCEEDS $30,000.Aug 15, 1978 midnight
unknown 39/58TO AMEND H.R. 12050 BY INCREASING PARTICIPATION BY PRIVATE SCHOOL CHILDREN IN PROGRAMS FUNDED UNDER TITLES I AND IV OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT.Aug 15, 1978 midnight
unknown 85/10TO SUSTAIN THE RULING OF THE CHAIR THAT THE PROPOSED LONG AMENDMENT #1658 TO H.R. 12050 WAS OUT OF ORDER ON THE GROUNDS THAT IT CALLED FOR SPENDING AUTHORITY UNAUTHORIZED BY LAW. AMENDMENT #1658 CALLS FOR THE REFUNDING OF TUITION TAX CREDITS IN EXCESS OF WHAT IS OWED IN TAXES, THEREBY BENEFITTING PERSONS PAYING LOW INCOME TAXES.Aug 15, 1978 midnight
unknown 75/21TO WAIVE SECTION 303(B) OF THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET ACT IN ORDER THAT THE SENATE MAY CONSIDER LONG AMENDMENT #1660, AN AMENDMENT SIMILAR TO LONG AMENDMENT #1658 WHICH WAS RULED OUT OF ORDER (SEE RC 321).Aug 15, 1978 midnight
unknown 31/62Aug 15, 1978 midnight
unknown 65/27TO RECOMMIT THE CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 12050 TO THE COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE WITH INSTRUCTIONS THAT THE HOUSE CONFEREES INSIST ON HOUSE LANGUAGE THAT EXTENDS THE BILL TO COVER TUITION PAID TO ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS. H.R. 12050 AMENDS THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A FEDERAL INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR TUITION.Oct 12, 1978 midnight
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 12050 — 95th Congress: Tuition Tax Relief Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr12050
“H.R. 12050 — 95th Congress: Tuition Tax Relief Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1978. May 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr12050>
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