H.R. 6627 (112th): Veterans Homebuyer Accessibility Act of 2012

Introduced:
Dec 03, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
James “Jim” Langevin
Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Dec 03, 2012
Length
12 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3422 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 30, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on December 3, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 03, 2012
Referred to Committee Dec 03, 2012
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for veteran first-time homebuyers and for adaptive housing and mobility improvements for disabled veterans, and for other purposes.

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House Ways and Means

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12/3/2012--Introduced.
Veterans Homebuyer Accessibility Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for first-time homebuyers, to allow veterans of the Armed Forces a tax credit for 10% of the purchase price of a principal residence purchased prior to January 1, 2017.
Allows an additional credit for the cost of installing special fixtures or movable facilities in a residence to accommodate a disability of the veteran.
Requires a recapture of credit amounts if the veterans sells such residence within 36 months after purchasing it.

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