H.R.4975: Pay Back America Act of 2004

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about taxation
  • Introduced July 22, 2004
  • Latest Major Action July 23, 2004

Bill Summary

Pay Back America Act of 2004 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose a per passenger tax on covered international voyages of commercial passenger vessels. Establishes the Caribbean Ports and Infrastructure Protection Trust Fund (Caribbean Fund) and the Water and Marine Wildlife Protection Trust Fund (Wildlife Fund) in the Treasury. Appropriates to those funds a percentage of the above-referenced taxes. Authorizes the Secretary of of the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
July 22, 2004

Introduced in the House by Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.)

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