H.R. 5385 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to repeal the tax benefits enacted during 1981 which provided a special deduction for Members of Congress with respect to their living expenses.
Jan 28, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 28, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district
- See Instead:
H.R. 5972 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 25, 1982
H.R. 5549 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 22, 1982
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- 1/28/1982--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the provision allowing an income tax deduction without substantiation for living expenses of Members of Congress. Reinstates the $3,000 limit on such deduction.
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