H.R. 12147 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exempt certain State and local government retirement systems from taxation, and for other purposes.


Apr 17, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 17, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Cunningham III

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

4/17/1978--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that State and local government retirement systems shall be tax exempt organizations. Exempts these systems from the reporting requirements pertaining to deferred compensation. ... Read more >

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Apr 17, 1978

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2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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H.R. 9109 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 14, 1977

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