To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the first-time homebuyer credit for the purchase of a principal residence to replace a principal residence damaged or destroyed in a federally declared disaster, and for other purposes.
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May 25, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 25, 2010
Length: 4 pages
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H.R. 5398 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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