H.R. 12794 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, so as to exempt subsistence allowances of law enforcement officers of the United States from Federal income taxes.


May 19, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 19, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Dickinson

Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

5/19/1978--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income statutory subsistence allowances received by police officers after 1969. Read more >

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May 19, 1978

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H.R. 12520 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 3, 1978

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