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H.R. 2128 (114th): Real Estate Investment and Jobs Act of 2015

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain stock of real estate investment trusts from the tax on foreign investments in United States real property interests, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Kevin Brady

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2015
Length: 12 pages
Apr 30, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 2029: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2015. (compare text)

37 Cosponsors (27 Republicans, 10 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Reps. Brady and Crowley Move to Increase Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate
    — Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8] (Sponsor) on Apr 30, 2015

Vice Chair Crowley Statement on Passage of Tax Extenders Bill
    — Rep. Joseph “Joe” Crowley [D-NY14, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 17, 2015

Vice Chair Crowley, Rep. Brady Move to Increase Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate
    — Rep. Joseph “Joe” Crowley [D-NY14, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 30, 2015

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Apr 30, 2015

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H.R. 2128 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2128. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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