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American Family Act of 2017

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the child tax credit fully refundable, establish an increased child tax credit for young children, and for other purposes.

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10/26/2017Introduced in Senate

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10/26/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Senate Finance10/26/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (10/26/2017)

American Family Act of 2017

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the child tax credit, to: (1) make the credit fully refundable, (2) increase the amount of the credit and allow an additional credit for children who are under six years of age, (3) require the amount of the credit to be adjusted annually for inflation after 2017, and (4) require the Department of the Treasury to establish a program for making advance payments of the credit on a monthly basis.