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HR 1308 - Child Tax Credit Bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Ben Nelson voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Ben Nelson made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 108-311 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (92-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Child Tax Credit Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that would extend the child tax credit and other expiring tax cuts.

Highlights:
  • Provides a five year extension on the $1,000/per child tax credit (Sec. 101).
  • Ensures that tax relief for taxpayers in the 10% bracket as well as the increase in the Child Tax Credit provided in the 2003 tax cut will not expire before 2010 (Sec. 101).
  • Ensures that tax relief for married couples provided in the 2003 tax cut will not expire before 2008 (Sec. 101).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (339-65) - (Key vote)

Title: Child Tax Credit Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that would extend the child tax credit and other expiring tax cuts.

Highlights:
  • Provides a five year extension on the $1,000/per child tax credit (Sec. 101).
  • Ensures that tax relief for taxpayers in the 10% bracket as well as the increase in the Child Tax Credit provided in the 2003 tax cut will not expire before 2010 (Sec. 101).
  • Ensures that tax relief for married couples provided in the 2003 tax cut will not expire before 2008 (Sec. 101).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Child Tax Credit Bill

Sponsors

  • William M. 'Bill' Thomas (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
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