HR 2178

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2178

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable credit against income tax for the cost of passports and other enhanced identification documents required to comply with the June 1, 2009, implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 14, 2011

Mr. HIGGINS (for himself and Ms. HOCHUL) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable credit against income tax for the cost of passports and other enhanced identification documents required to comply with the June 1, 2009, implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. REFUNDABLE CREDIT FOR COST OF PASSPORTS AND OTHER DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH WESTERN HEMISPHERE TRAVEL INITIATIVE.

`SEC. 36D. TRAVEL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH WESTERN HEMISPHERE TRAVEL INITIATIVE.

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