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7/25/1980--Introduced.Amends the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 to extend specified cost-of-living increases for railroad employee annuitants.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the excise tax paid by employers on employees' ...
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Jul 25, 1980
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2979”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
17 cosponsors (14D, 3R)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 1980
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