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S. 2817 (97th): Fair Tax Act of 1982

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to reduce the individual income tax rate and to broaden the income tax base.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Aug 5, 1982
97th Congress (1981–1982)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 5, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Sponsor

William “Bill” Bradley

Senator for New Jersey

Democrat

Source

History

Aug 5, 1982
 
Introduced

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S. 2817 (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 S. 2817. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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