H.R. 5718 (112th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to revise the new market tax credit rules for population census tracts with low populations.


May 10, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 10, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edolphus “Ed” Towns

Representative for New York's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 10, 2012
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Summary (CRS)

5/10/2012--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the new markets tax credit, to expand criteria for the designation of a census track with a population of less than 2,000 ... Read more >

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May 10, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5718”). 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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