H.R. 6151 (112th): Rehabilitation of Historic Schools Act of 2012

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jul 19, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6151

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 19, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Carnahan, Mr. Burton of Indiana, and Mr. Poe of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow rehabilitation expenditures for public school buildings to qualify for rehabilitation credit.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Rehabilitation of Historic Schools Act of 2012.

2.

Qualification of rehabilitation expenditures for public school buildings for rehabilitation credit

(a)

In general

Section 47(c)(2)(B)(v) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subclause:

(III)

Clause not to apply to public schools

This clause shall not apply in the case of any building which is a qualified public educational facility (as defined in section 142(k)(1), determined without regard to subparagraph (B) thereof) and used as such during some period before such expenditure and used as such immediately after such expenditure.

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(b)

Report

Not later than the date which is 5 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Treasury, after consultation with the heads of appropriate Federal agencies, shall report to Congress on the effects resulting from the amendment made by subsection (a).

(c)

Effective date

The amendment made by this section shall apply to property placed in service after the date of the enactment of this Act.