Federal Legislation
June 27, 2002

H.R. 257—Education Empowerment Tax Credit Act

Action Requested
None.

Background
Official purpose. To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against the income tax for educational expenses incurred in attending public or private (including religious) elementary and secondary schools and in home schooling.

Introduced January 30, 2001, by Rep. Eric Cantor (R, VA)
Cosponsors

Status
1/30/2001: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Bill Summary and Status

HSLDA's Position
HSLDA supports H.R. 257

 Other Resources

Coalition Letter to Congress--Support H.R. 257

Three Ways Congress Can Change The Tax Code To Improve Education

Text of H.R. 257