H R 4626 in Congressional Session 107

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : H R 4626

 

Title : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate the marriage penalty relief in the standard deduction and to modify the work opportunity credit and the welfare-to-work credit.

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
5/21/2002--Passed House amended.    (There are 2 other summaries) Encouraging Work and Supporting Marriage Act of 2002 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the standard deduction for the married filing jointly category beginning in calendar year 2003.Modifies the work opportunity credit by: (1) repealing the requirement that a "qualified ex-felon" be a member of a low-income (as specified) family; (2) increasing the maximum age for eligibility of food stamp recipients to 30 years; (3) redefining the term "vocational rehabilitation referral"; (4) adding "long-term family assistance recipients" (as defined) to the definition of "targeted groups"; and (5) increasing the maximum allowable credit for employment of long-term family assistance recipients.Repeals the separate welfare-to-work credit.

Votes

Title : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate the marriage penalty relief in the standard deduction and to modify the work opportunity credit and the welfare-to-work credit.
Votes in the US Senate
This Bill was not Voted in the US Senate
Votes in the US House
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
1772002-05-21On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, As Amended Encouraging Work and Supporting Marriage ActP

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of H R 4626
 
Bill Number : H R 4626

Title : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate the marriage penalty relief in the standard deduction and to modify the work opportunity credit and the welfare-to-work credit.

Sponsor: Rep Houghton, Amo [NY-31] (introduced 5/1/2002)      

ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

    Rep Weller, Jerry [IL-11] - 5/1/2002

Other Info

Bill Number : H R 4626

Title : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate the marriage penalty relief in the standard deduction and to modify the work opportunity credit and the welfare-to-work credit.

 

 
ALL ACTIONS:
          See also: Related House Committee Documents
 
5/1/2002:Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
 
5/2/2002:Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
 
5/2/2002:Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
 
5/2/2002:Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E678)
 
5/14/2002 3:49pm:Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 107-457.
 
5/14/2002 3:49pm:Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 272.
 
5/21/2002 12:08pm:Mr. Weller moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
 
5/21/2002 12:09pm:Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2685-2691)
 
5/21/2002 12:09pm:DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4626.
 
5/21/2002 12:54pm:At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
 
5/21/2002 2:10pm:Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2747-2748)
 
5/21/2002 2:19pm:On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 1 (Roll no. 177). (text: CR H2685-2686)
 
5/21/2002 2:19pm:Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
 
5/22/2002:Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.