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IP proposals and fact are not the same thing. Reading this reminds of the story I read about the Indiana State legislature that passed a law in the 19th century saying the value of pi (the math constant) would be exactly 3. Some legislature's daughter was having trouble remembering 3.14159 accord to the story.

I have no doubt somebody proposed this. If it were fact the only result would be people would take their Roth money and stick it is an investment account. So like you say there really is not reason to do it.
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