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S.1821: Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about taxation
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Sponsor Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Dec. 12, 2013
Latest Major Action March 25, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act - Treats cash contributions made after the enactment of this Act and before April 15, 2014, for the relief of victims in areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan as having been made on December 31, 2013, for purposes of the tax deduction for charitable contributions. Deems such a contribution as meeting the recordkeeping requirements of the Internal Revenue Code if the taxpayer produces a telephone bill showing the name of the donee organization and the date and amount of the contribution.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 25, 2014 See also H.R. 3771.
March 25, 2014 Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1706)
March 6, 2014 Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S1369)
March 6, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S1369)
March 6, 2014 Senate Committee on Finance discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Dec. 12, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.