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 in a previous Congress

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


Joe Wilson

Representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

3/10/2008--Introduced.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 ... Read more >

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Mar 10, 2008

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5565”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 214 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

S. 2566 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 29, 2008

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