- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
House Committee on Ways and MeansIntroducedJanuary 27th, 2009
- house Committees
Bill DetailsOfficial information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.
Citizen Involvement in Campaigns Act of 2009
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit and a deduction for small political contributions.
Citizen Involvement in Campaigns Act of 2009- Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow: (1) a $200 tax credit ($400 for joint returns) for contributions to a candidate for federal elective public office or to the national committee of a national political party; and (2) a tax deduction (available to taxpayers who do not itemize deductions) for such political contributions up to $600 ($1,200 for joint returns).