Senate: New Bill Introduced by Bill Cassidy – “Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act”

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Sen. Bill Cassidy (R)
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain military survivor benefits as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax.

Republican Senator Bill Cassidy from the state of LA, along with forty-six cosponsors, introduced bill S.1370 on May 08, 2019. The bill is mainly related to these subjects Military personnel and dependents, Veterans’ pensions and compensation, Income tax rates and Taxation. There is one related bill by Elaine Luria titled “Gold Star Family Tax Relief ActTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain military survivor benefits as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax..”

There are currently no amendments. The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 23 Republicans and 22 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Related Bill

  • To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain military survivor benefits as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax., by Elaine Luria

Bill Cassidy Short bio

Bill Cassidy was born on a 1957 in Highland Park.

Bill Cassidy has held a number of positions, including United States representative, member of the State Senate of Louisiana and United States senator.

Bill Cassidy’s Work in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for LA from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the Senate 116th congress. He voted along party lines 100 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the Committee on Finance. During this period Bill Cassidy missed 3.28% of the votes, sponsored 19 bills, cosponsored 77 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for LA from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. He voted along party lines 96.29 percent of the time. He served on the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Committee on Finance, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. During this period Bill Cassidy missed 1% of the votes, sponsored 61 bills, cosponsored 206 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for LA from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the Senate 114th congress. He voted along party lines 92.94 percent of the time. He served on the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. During this period Bill Cassidy missed 1.2% of the votes, sponsored 46 bills, cosponsored 135 bills.
  • Served as Representative for LA (district 6) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. He voted along party lines 95.18 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Energy and Commerce. During this period Bill Cassidy missed 5.87% of the votes, sponsored 31 bills, cosponsored 191 bills.
  • Served as Representative for LA (district 6) from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the House 112th congress. He voted along party lines 93.86 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Energy and Commerce. During this period Bill Cassidy missed 2.37% of the votes, sponsored 22 bills, cosponsored 179 bills.
  • Served as Representative for LA (district 6) from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the House 111th congress. He voted along party lines 92.7 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Agriculture, the Committee on Education and Labor and the Committee on Natural Resources. During this period Bill Cassidy missed 3.81% of the votes, sponsored 11 bills, cosponsored 201 bills.
Picture of Sen. Bill Cassidy (R)
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R)

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