H.R. 2619 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to temporarily expand the credit for first-time homebuyers to all homebuyers and to allow individuals a temporary refundable credit against income tax for the costs of refinancing acquisition indebtedness secured by their principal residence.


May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kenny Marchant

Representative for Texas's 24th congressional district



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5/21/2009--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow until June 30, 2010: (1) a first-time homebuyer tax credit for all purchasers of a principal residence (not just first-time homebuyers); and (2) ... Read more >

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May 21, 2009

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