H.R.5557: Armed Forces Tax Fairness Act of 2002

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Bill Summary

Armed Forces Tax Fairness Act of 2002 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Internal Revenue Code (the Code) to suspend, for members of the uniformed services or of the Foreign Service serving on "qualified official extended duty" (any extended duty while serving at a duty station which is at least 150 miles from the principal residence or while residing under Government orders in Government quarters), the five-year period utilized in determining exclusion of...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Mr. Weller moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5557.
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 until Oct. 8.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 412 - 0 (Roll no. 451).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Oct. 7, 2002

Introduced in the House by William M. Thomas (R-Calif.)

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