H.R. 1629: Rebuilding America’s Schools Act

Introduced:
Apr 18, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

S. 1523 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 18, 2013

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Sponsor
Charles “Charlie” Rangel
Representative for New York's 13th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Apr 18, 2013
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2394 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2011

S. 1523 (Related)
Rebuilding America’s Schools Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 18, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 18, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Apr 18, 2013
Referred to Committee Apr 18, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent qualified school construction bonds and qualified zone academy bonds, to treat qualified zone academy bonds as specified tax credit bonds, and to modify the private business contribution requirement for qualified zone academy bonds.

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Cosponsors
12 cosponsors (12D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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4/18/2013--Introduced.
Rebuilding America's Schools Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to tax-exempt bond funding for educational facilities, to:
(1) reinstate the national qualified school construction bond limitation amount for calendar years after 2013,
(2) make permanent the qualified zone academy bond (QZAB) limitation amount,
(3) permit private entities to waive the 10% matching requirement for QZABs, and
(4) permit QZAB proceeds to be used for constructing a public school facility in which such an academy is established.

House Republican Conference Summary

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