S. 142 (97th): A bill to increase the amount of the exemption of certain interest and dividend income from taxation, and to make permanent the exemption of interest from taxation.


Jan 19, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 19, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lloyd Bentsen Jr.
Senator from Texas

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H.R. 2240 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 2, 1981

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Summary (CRS)
1/19/1981--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase to $1,000 ($2,000 in the case of a joint return) the amount of interest and dividend income which may be excluded from gross ...

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H.R. 2240 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 1981

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Jan 19, 1981


7 cosponsors (5D, 2R) (show)
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