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H.R. 5290 (114th): Housing for Homeless Students Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of May 19, 2016 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5290

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 19, 2016

(for himself, Mr. Paulsen, Mr. Ellison, and Mr. Reichert) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to qualify homeless youth and veterans who are full-time students for purposes of the low income housing tax credit.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Housing for Homeless Students Act of 2015.

2.

Homeless youth and veterans who are full-time students qualified for purposes of the low income housing tax credit

(a)

In General

Section 42(i)(3)(D)(i) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by redesignating subclauses (II) and (III) as subclauses (IV) and (V), respectively, and by inserting after subclause (I) the following new subclauses:

(II)

a full-time student who, during any portion of the 7-year period ending with the commencement of such individual’s continuous occupation of any low-income unit or units, was an individual described in section 725(2) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11434a),

(III)

a full-time student who, during any portion of the 5-year period ending with the commencement of such individual’s continuous occupation of any low-income unit or units, was an individual described in section 2002(1) of title 38, United States Code,

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(b)

Effective date

The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to determinations made before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act.