H.R. 5924 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to deny all deductions and credits in connection with carrying on illegal drug or other business activity if the taxpayer is convicted of a Federal felony for engaging in such activity.


Mar 23, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 23, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lawrence DeNardis
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district

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3/23/1982--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to disallow either an income tax deduction or credit for expenditures made in connection with the illegal sale of drugs or in connection with other ...

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Mar 23, 1982


31 cosponsors (22R, 9D) (show)
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