H.R. 4870 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow the residential energy credit for certain wood, or anthracite burning stoves.


Oct 29, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 29, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Nelligan
Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a residential energy conservation tax credit for wood or anthracite burning stoves.

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Oct 29, 1981


15 cosponsors (7R, 7D, 1I) (show)
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