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A Bill I Wrote
April 16, 2007, 11:22 pm
Filed under: School Papers

This is a bill I wrote for TeenPact, a week-long gevernment course I am taking at the capitol this week. Click on TeenPact in my links to find out more about it.

STATE OF OKLAHOMA

1st Session of the 1st TeenPact Legislature (2007)

Senate Bill #1 By: Dutcher

AS INTRODUCED

An Act relating to revenue and taxation; authorizing an income tax credit for certain children; defining terms; specifying the amount of credit; prohibiting use of credit for certain people; repealing all laws contradictory to this act; and providing the effective date.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:

Section 1. For the purpose of this act, “public school” shall mean a school supported by taxes, and “child” or “children” shall mean any person in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Section 2. All taxpayers whose biological or adopted children do not attend public schools but are educated by a private school or other means are to be eligible for an income tax credit of three thousand dollars ($3000) per child.

Section 3. Parents may not claim the tax credit authorized by this act for a child who attends a public school.

Section 4. All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this act are hereby repealed.

Section 5. This act shall become effective 30 days after approval by the Governor or its otherwise becoming a law.

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Hi Lincoln, Nice bill! I nominated you (and your other blog)
for a “Thinking Blog Award” go to:

http://icky.blogspot.com/2007/04/gray-matter-that-cute-lady-who-operates.html

You can add the little icon to one of your blogs and also nominate
5 bloggers who make you think. Take care!

Comment by Izzy

Hey Lincoln,

I was there at TeenPact in OKC too. 😀 I don’t remember if I met you or not.
Hope you enjoyed it; I did!

Comment by Katie Marie

[…] 16-20 – I took a week-long government course, TeenPact, at the state capitol. I lost in the elections, but learned a lot […]

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Good post. I learn something new and challenging
on sites I stumbleupon on a daily basis. It’s always helpful to read content from other writers and use a little something from other websites.

Comment by Zahngold Wert




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