H.R. 6638 (97th): Jobs Act of 1982


Jun 17, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 17, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George O'Brien

Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to create jobs and reduce unemployment in congressional districts with high unemployment.

Summary (CRS)

6/17/1982--Introduced.Jobs Act of 1982 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to grant employers a nonrefundable income tax credit for 50 percent of the first $10,000 of wages paid to certain ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 17, 1982

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6638”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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