H.R. 7956 (96th): Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1980


Aug 19, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 28, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 28, 1980.


Pub.L. 96-605


Daniel Rostenkowski

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 28, 1980

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to make various changes in the tax laws.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed Senate, amended) Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1980 - TitleI - Amendments Relating to Income Tax GenerallyAmends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that in cases where married couples ... Read more >


Aug 19, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 9, 1980
Passed House

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

Dec 13, 1980
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Dec 28, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Dec 28, 1980
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7956”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (8D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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