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H.R.4935: Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about taxation
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Sponsor Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 23, 2014
Latest Major Action July 25, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
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  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the child tax credit, to: (1) increase from $110,00 to $150,000 ($75,000 for individual taxpayers and married taxpayers filing separately) the threshold amount applicable to married couples filing joint tax returns above which such tax credit is reduced, and (2) allow an inflation adjustment to the threshold amounts and the $1,000 credit amount beginning after 2014.

Requires taxpayers to include their social security numbers on their tax returns to claim the refundable portion of the child tax credit.

Prohibits the entry of the budgetary effects of this Act on any PAYGO (pay-as-you-go) scorecard.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 25, 2014 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 680, H.R. 4935 is laid on the table.
July 25, 2014 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 680, the text of H.R. 4935 as passed by the House is appended at the end of the engrossment of H.R. 3393 as new matter.
July 25, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 25, 2014

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 237 - 173 (Roll no. 451). (text: CR H6825)

July 25, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H6832)
July 25, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4935.
July 25, 2014 The rule provides for the consideration of H.R. 3393 and H.R. 4935 under a closed rule.
July 25, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 680. (consideration: CR H6825-6833)
July 24, 2014 Rule H. Res. 680 passed House.
July 23, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 680 Reported to House. The rule provides for the consideration of H.R. 3393 and H.R. 4935 under a closed rules.
July 17, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 393.
July 17, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 113-527.
June 25, 2014 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 15.
June 25, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 23, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.