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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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



Jul 14, 1978

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Sep 25, 1978
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 13488 (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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