A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a credit against income tax to offset the marriage penalty under the income tax rates.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Mar 12, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 12, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 15th congressional district
Mar 12, 1980
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H.R. 6798 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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