H.R. 1042 (97th): A bill to provide an opportunity for taxpayers to make financial contributions, in connection with the payment of their Federal income tax, for the advancement of the arts.


Jan 22, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 22, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frederick Richmond

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

1/22/1981--Introduced.Permits taxpayers to designate on their income tax returns an election to contribute any portion of their income tax refunds or any additional contributions forwarded with the returns to the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 22, 1981

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1042”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


52 cosponsors (41D, 10R, 1N) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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