H.R. 996 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide that services performed for camps by certain students who generally are not eligible to receive unemployment compensation will not be subject to the Federal unemployment tax.


Jan 18, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 18, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Norman D'Amours
Representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district

See Instead:

H.R. 5979 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 28, 1979

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Summary (CRS)
1/18/1979--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the coverage of the Federal Unemployment Tax Act full time students who work for camps for fewer than 13 weeks during the ...

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H.R. 182 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 1981

H.R. 5979 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 28, 1979

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Jan 18, 1979


20 cosponsors (14R, 6D) (show)
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