H.R. 5402 (97th): A bill to rescind the tax benefits provided during 1981 to Members of Congress for living expenses.


Jan 29, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 29, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Virginia Smith
Representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district

See Instead:

H.R. 6415 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 19, 1982

H.R. 5821 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 11, 1982

H.R. 5809 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 11, 1982

H.R. 5502 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 9, 1982

H.R. 5417 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 2, 1982

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
1/29/1982--Introduced.Rescinds any legislation enacted after December 31, 1980, granting Members of Congress an income tax deduction for living expenses.

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H.R. 6415 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 19, 1982

H.R. 5821 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 11, 1982

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Jan 29, 1982


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