S. 1940 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to deny the deduction for amounts paid or incurred for certain advertisements carried by certain foreign broadcast undertakings.

Introduced:

Oct 6, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 7, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Danforth

Senator from Missouri

Republican

See Instead:

H.R. 5481 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 12, 1984

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit a business expense deduction for advertisements placed with a foreign broadcast station and directed to a market in the United States if a ... Read more >
Related Bills

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H.R. 5481 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 12, 1984

H.R. 3398 (Related)
Omnibus Tariff and Trade Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 30, 1984

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The “S.” in “S. 1940” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Oct 6, 1983
Reported by Committee
Nov 7, 1983

Details

Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (6R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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