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H.R. 3073 (99th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a mechanism for taxpayers to designate overpayments of income tax for purposes of reducing the public debt of the United States.

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Jul 24, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Grotberg

Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district




Jul 24, 1985

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H.R. 3073 (99th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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