S. 411: Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2013

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Feb 28, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 411

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 28, 2013

(for himself, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Wyden, and Mr. Moran) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2013 .

2.

Extension and modification of Railroad Track Maintenance Credit

(a)

Extension of credit

Section 45G(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking January 1, 2014 and inserting January 1, 2017.

(b)

Expenditures

Subsection (d) of section 45G of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to qualified railroad track maintenance expenditures) is amended by striking for maintaining and all that follows and inserting

for maintaining—

(A)

in the case of taxable years beginning after December 31, 2004, and before January 1, 2013, railroad track (including roadbed, bridges, and related track structures) owned or leased as of January 1, 2005, by a Class II or Class III railroad (determined without regard to any consideration for such expenditures given by the Class II or Class III railroad which made the assignment of such track), and

(B)

in the case of taxable years beginning after December 31, 2012, railroad track (including roadbed, bridges, and related track structures) owned or leased as of January 1, 2013, by a Class II or Class III railroad (determined without regard to any consideration for such expenditures given by the Class II or Class III railroad which made the assignment of such track).

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(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2012.