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H.R. 5759 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a limited exclusion from gross income for per diem received by certain State legislators ineligible for the special deduction with respect to living expenses.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 9, 1982
97th Congress (1981–1982)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Sponsor

David Emery

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district

Republican

Source

History

Mar 9, 1982
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5759 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5759. This is the one from the 97th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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