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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5836 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 16, 1982

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 7956” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Aug 19, 1980
Passed House
Sep 9, 1980
Passed Senate with Changes
Dec 13, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 28, 1980


14 cosponsors (9D, 5R) (show)
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