About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 for the purpose of recovering Federal costs incurred in providing services, facilities and financial assistance to railroads, and to provide a new source of funding for the Railroad Retirement Fund.
- Summary (CRS)
3/30/1982--Introduced.Railroad Cost Recovery and Retirement Fund Act of 1982 - TitleI - Tax on Fuel Used In Freight Transportation by RailroadImposes a tax on any liquid used as a fuel ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Mar 30, 1982
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5979”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5979 — 97th Congress: Railroad Cost Recovery and Retirement Fund Act of 1982. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5979
“H.R. 5979 — 97th Congress: Railroad Cost Recovery and Retirement Fund Act of 1982.” www.GovTrack.us. 1982. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5979>
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