H.R. 2697 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide that the standard mileage rate for use of a passenger automobile which may be used in computing the charitable contribution deduction shall be the same as the standard mileage rate which may be used in computing the business expense deduction.


Apr 21, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 21, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Mikulski

Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district


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4/21/1983--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that the standard mileage rate used in computing the charitable deduction for expenses incurred in the operation of a motor vehicle shall be ... Read more >

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Apr 21, 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. 2697”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


80 cosponsors (57D, 23R) (show)
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H.R. 768 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 1981

S. 2284 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 9, 1984

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