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H.R. 1591 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow any taxpayer to elect to treat for income tax purposes any crop received under a Federal program for removing land from agricultural production as produced by the taxpayer, to allow any taxpayer to elect to defer income on any cancellation under such a program of any price support loan, and to provide that participation in such a program shall not disqualify the taxpayer for the special use valuation of farm real property under section 2032A of such Code.

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Feb 23, 1983
98th Congress (1983–1984)
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William “Bill” Alexander Jr.

Representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district




Feb 23, 1983

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H.R. 1591 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1591. This is the one from the 98th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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