H.R. 267 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase the amount allowed to be deducted each taxable year for expenses incurred in connection with the elimination of architectural and transportation barriers for the handicapped and elderly from $25,000 to $100,000, and to make permanent the allowance of such deduction.


Jan 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Quillen

Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district


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1/3/1983--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase from $25,000 to $100,000 the allowable amount of the income tax tax deduction for eliminating architectural and transportation barriers for the handicapped and ... Read more >

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Jan 3, 1983

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 267”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 1016 (identical)

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Last Action: Jan 27, 1983

H.R. 988 (identical)

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Last Action: Jan 26, 1983

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