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2012 House Bill 5324: Authorize Lou Gehrig's disease income tax checkoff
Introduced by Rep. Mike Callton (R) on January 31, 2012 To allow an individual to choose to automatically contribute $5 or more from his or her state income tax refund to provide government subsidies to research or clinics treating persons with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or “Lou Gehrig's disease"). The checkoff would have the effect of reducing the amount of a person’s tax refund. A person not receiving a refund could use his or her tax return to contribute to the program.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on January 31, 2012
Reported in the House on May 16, 2012 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 106 to 2 in the House on May 24, 2012 (same description)
To allow an individual to choose to automatically contribute $5 or more from his or her state income tax refund to provide government subsidies to research or clinics treating persons with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or “Lou Gehrig's disease"). The checkoff would have the effect of reducing the amount of a person’s tax refund. A person not receiving a refund could use his or her tax return to contribute to the program.
Motion in the House on May 24, 2012 To give immediate effect.
The motion passed 108 to 0 in the House on May 24, 2012
Received in the Senate on May 29, 2012
Referred to the Senate on May 29, 2012
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on September 11, 2012

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