Federal tax provisions affecting the electric power industry scheduled for a public hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the House Committee on Ways and Means on June 13, 2001

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Congress. Joint Committee on Taxation.;]. and other participants in the electric power industry. Part I of the document is a summary. Part II is a description of present-law Federal tax provisions affecting electric service providers.

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