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H.R. 8216 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide for royalty owners and independent producers an annual $1,200 credit against the crude oil windfall profit tax, and for other purposes.

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Sep 25, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 25, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Anthony Leach Jr.

Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district




Sep 25, 1980

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H.R. 8216 (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.

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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