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H.R.1518 Bailout Bonus Tax Bracket Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 16, 2009 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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  • 75% of users support H.R.1518

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    • On May 06, 2009, by eagleriver90 - these congressmen are such cowards. Some of these people are only paid by bonuses - they have been working for virtually nothing and the bonus was their whole paycheck. This is just a sham to cover up the stupidity of the TARP in the first place. If they had let the companies go into bankruptcy, everything including the bonuses would have been re-negotiated, and it would all be overseen by a judge. Letting these fools 'oversee' something and we get...what... oh...that's right, just general stupidity. The congressmen should have seen this before they gave over the funds. Don't make the people who are probably hard working just like you and me, pay for their mistakes. If I had a contract that said I was supposed to get 'x' amount, I wouldn't want the government to come in after the fact and say I couldn't have it. Would you? This is all just a sham and a coverup.

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      As noted by eagleriver90, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 06, 2009, "these congressmen are such cowards. Some of these people are only paid by bonuses - they have been working for virtually nothing and the bonus was their whole paycheck. This is just a sham to cover up the stupidity of the TARP in the first place. If they had let the companies go into bankruptcy, everything including the bonuses would have been re-negotiated, and it would all be overseen by a judge. Letting these fools 'oversee' something and we get...what... oh...that's right, just general stupidity. The congressmen should have seen this before they gave over the funds. Don't make the people who are probably hard working just like you and me, pay for their mistakes. If I had a contract that said I was supposed to get 'x' amount, I wouldn't want the government to come in after the fact and say I couldn't have it. Would you? This is all just a sham and a coverup."

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    • Overview - OpenCongress - April 12, 2011 by opencongress.org - A bill in the U.S. Congress: To amend section 310 of the Trade Act of 1974 to strengthen provisions relating to the identification of United States trade expansion priorities. - ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on April 12, 2011, "A bill in the U.S. Congress: To amend section 310 of the Trade Act of 1974 to strengthen provisions relating to the identification of United States trade expansion priorities. - ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1518/show)
    • Overview - OpenCongress - April 12, 2011 by opencongress.org - A bill in the U.S. Congress: To amend section 310 of the Trade Act of 1974 to strengthen provisions relating to the identification of United States trade expansion priorities. - ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on April 12, 2011, "A bill in the U.S. Congress: To amend section 310 of the Trade Act of 1974 to strengthen provisions relating to the identification of United States trade expansion priorities. - ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1518/show)
    • College Scholarship For Students With Interests In Music ... - December 04, 2010 by Business Grow - Keller authored the Family Friendly Employers Act H.R. 1518 legislation designed for employers to provide up to 2500 in taxfree reimbursements for tuition books and fees for their employees childrens education the release said. ...

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      As noted by Business Grow on December 04, 2010, "Keller authored the Family Friendly Employers Act H.R. 1518 legislation designed for employers to provide up to 2500 in taxfree reimbursements for tuition books and fees for their employees childrens education the release said. ..." (http://www.ebusinessgrow.com/college-scholarship-for-students-with-interests-in-music/)

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    • Lawmakers Eye Tax Code as Means to Recoup AIG Bonuses - March 16, 2009 by CQPolitics.com - That bill ( HR 1518 ) already has four co-sponsors. “I look forward to working with other colleagues on the tax law that will impose a substantial surtax on ...

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      As noted by CQPolitics.com on March 16, 2009, "That bill ( HR 1518 ) already has four co-sponsors. “I look forward to working with other colleagues on the tax law that will impose a substantial surtax on ..." (http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?parm1=1&docID=news-000003076758)
    • Congressman Tom Perriello pushes bill to block AIG bonuses - March 16, 2009 by MSNBC - ... becoming an early co-sponsor of HR 1518, which would tax bonuses of over $100000 for AIG employees—or any other institution receiving federal TARP ...

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      As noted by MSNBC on March 16, 2009, "... becoming an early co-sponsor of HR 1518, which would tax bonuses of over $100000 for AIG employees—or any other institution receiving federal TARP ..." (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29744570/)
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