H.R. 13488 (95th): Foreign Earned Income Act


Jul 14, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 25, 1978 but was never passed by the Senate.


Joseph Waggonner Jr.

Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect to the tax treatment of earned income of United States citizens and resident aliens from sources outside the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/10/1978--Reported to House amended.(Reported to House from the Committee on Ways and Means with amendment, H. Rept. 95-1463) Foreign Earned Income Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to limit ... Read more >

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Jul 14, 1978

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Sep 25, 1978
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 13488”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (12R, 5D) (show)
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H.Res. 1346 (rule)

Last Action: Sep 13, 1978

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