S. 775: Mechanical Insulation Installation Incentive Act of 2013

Introduced:
Apr 22, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Kirsten Gillibrand
Junior Senator from New York
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 22, 2013
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
S. 1526 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 08, 2011

H.R. 184 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 04, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 22, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Apr 22, 2013
Referred to Committee Apr 22, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed Senate ...
Passed House ...
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

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax incentive for the installation and maintenance of mechanical insulation property.

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
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Senate Finance

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4/22/2013--Introduced.
Mechanical Insulation Installation Incentive Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an additional tax deduction for the cost of installing mechanical insulation property.
Limits the amount of such deduction to the lesser of 30% or the reduction in energy loss from the installed mechanical insulation property compared to property that meets the minimum requirements of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) standard 90.1-2007.
Allows the cost of replacing mechanical insulation property to be treated as a deductible business expense in the current taxable year.
Defines "mechanical insulation property" as insulation materials, facings, and accessory products:
(1) placed in service in connection with a mechanical system which is located in the United States and of a character subject to an allowance for depreciation; and
(2) utilized for thermal, acoustical, and personnel safety requirements for mechanical piping and equipment, hot and cold applications, and heating, venting and air conditioning applications which can be used in a variety of facilities.
Allows a tax deduction for capital expenditures related to mechanical insulation property.

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