H.R. 12661 (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.


May 10, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 10, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Blouin

Representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

5/10/1978--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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May 10, 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. 12661”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 11183 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 1978

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