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H.R. 4520 (108th): American Jobs Creation Act of 2004

Jun 17, 2004 at 2:37 p.m. ET. On Passage of the Bill in the House.

This was a vote to pass H.R. 4520 (108th) in the House.

It was not the final House vote on the bill. See the history of H.R. 4520 (108th) for further details.

The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (Pub.L. 108–357) was a federal tax act that repealed the export tax incentive (ETI), which had been declared illegal by the World Trade Organization several times and sparked retaliatory tariffs by the European Union. It also contained numerous tax credits for agricultural and business institutions as well as the repeal of excise taxes on both fuel and alcohol and the creation of tax credits for biofuels.

The bill was introduced by Representative Bill Thomas on June 4, 2004, passed the House June 17, the Senate on July 15, and was signed by President George W. Bush on October 22.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes R D I
Aye 59%
 
 
 
251
203
 
48
 
0
 
No 41%
 
 
 
178
23
 
154
 
1
 
Not Voting
 
 
 
5
2
 
3
 
0
 

Passed. Simple Majority Required. Source: house.gov.

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