H.R. 5565 (110th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a Federal income tax credit for certain home purchases.

Mar 10, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 5974 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 06, 2008

H.R. 5670 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 01, 2008

Joe Wilson
Representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district
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Mar 10, 2008
6 pages
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H.R. 214 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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S. 2566 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 29, 2008


This bill was introduced on March 10, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 10, 2008
Referred to Committee Mar 10, 2008

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Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow purchasers of a single-family principal residence a one-time tax credit for up to $15,000 of the purchase price.
Requires such a residence to be purchased after February 29, 2008, and before March 1, 2009, and that it be:
(1) a new previously unoccupied residence for which a building permit has been issued and construction began on or before September 1, 2007;
(2) an owner-occupied residence with a mortgage indebtedness in default on or before March 1, 2008; or
(3) in foreclosure and owned by the mortgagor or the mortgagor's agent.

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