Summary: H.R.1015 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1015. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/11/1997)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Termination of Provisions of Public Law 104-193

Restricting Welfare and Public Benefits for Legal

Immigrants

Title II: Tax Provisions

Immigrant Fairness Act of 1997 - Title I: Termination of Provisions of Public Law 104-193 Restricting Welfare and Public Benefits For Legal Immigrants - Repeals title IV (Restricting Welfare and Public Benefits for Aliens) of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.

Title II: Tax Provisions - Amends the Internal Revenue Code with respect to: (1) tax provisions on expatriation, including coordination with estate and gift tax and health insurance portability rules; (2) basis of assets of nonresidents who become U.S. citizens or residents; (3) foreign income exclusions; (4) treatment of domestic corporation stock dispositions by certain foreign shareholders as effectively connected with a U.S. trade or business, and related withholding requirements; and (5) imposition of an alternative minimum tax on corporations importing products into the United States at artificially inflated prices.