H.R. 4646 (96th): Capital Cost Recovery Act of 1979


Jun 27, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Jones

Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a system of capital recovery for investment in plant and equipment, and to encourage economic growth and modernization through increased capital investment and expended employment opportunities.

Summary (CRS)

6/27/1979--Introduced.Capital Cost Recovery Act of 1979 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to revise the method for determining useful lives of business assets for purposes of computing allowable depreciation deductions.Replaces ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 27, 1979

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4646”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


249 cosponsors (130D, 119R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1053 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 1981

H.R. 6543 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 20, 1980

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