Washington (Oct. 31, 2003) -- The House of Representatives voted to give tax relief "to the families of the brave men and women in uniform who have died serving our country."  H.R. 3365, the Fallen Patriots Tax Relief Act, passed by a vote of 413--0.

"We can't repay America's military for their bravery when defending our country," said Bill Thomas (R-CA), chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. "This is only a small step in showing our appreciation."

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