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H.R. 8279 (96th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and chapter 21 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase the minimum amount of cash remuneration which an individual performing domestic service in the private home of an employer must receive from such employer in any quarter in order to have such remuneration counted as covered wages for either benefit or tax purposes.

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Oct 2, 1980
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 2, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


John Cavanaugh

Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district




Oct 2, 1980

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H.R. 8279 (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. 8279. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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