H.R. 2831 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow a disaster loss deduction with respect to a taxpayer’s residence for losses which occur where the taxpayer is ordered to demolish or relocate such residence because of the danger of mudslides, earthslides, or flooding.


Apr 28, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 4, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Leon Panetta

Representative for California's 16th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)
4/28/1983--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a taxpayer a disaster loss deduction if ordered by the State to demolish or relocate his residence because of the dangers of mudslides, ... Read more >
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H.R. 7134 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 16, 1982

H.R. 4170 (Related)
Deficit Reduction Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1984

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Apr 28, 1983
Reported by Committee
Oct 4, 1983


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