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H.R. 7844 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a special estate tax valuation rule for certain artistic, literary, and musical property created by the decedent.

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Jul 28, 1980
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 28, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


James Corman

Representative for California's 21st congressional district




Jul 28, 1980

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H.R. 7844 (96th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7844. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

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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