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Text of the Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on February 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 27, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 858

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 27, 2013

(for himself, Mr. Hinojosa, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Walz, Mr. Womack, and Mr. Courtney) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services

A BILL

To amend section 520 of the Housing Act of 1949 to revise the requirements for areas to be considered as rural areas for purposes of such Act.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2013 .

2.

Definition of Rural Area

The second sentence of section 520 of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490) is amended by striking: 1990 or 2000 decennial census shall continue to be so classified until the receipt of data from the decennial census in the year 2010 and inserting 1990, 2000, or 2010 decennial census shall continue to be so classified until the receipt of data from the decennial census in the year 2020.