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H.R. 1866: Stop Animal Fat Tax Credits Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 3, 2017 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

I

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1866

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 3, 2017

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 disallow certain biodiesel and alternative fuel tax credits for fuels derived from animal fats.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Stop Animal Fat Tax Credits Act of 2017.

2.

Disallowance of biodiesel and alternative fuel credits for fuels derived from animal fats

(a)

Biodiesel fuels credit

(1)

Definition of biodiesel

Section 40A(d)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking or animal.

(2)

Definition of agri-biodiesel

Section 40A(d)(2) of such Code is amended by striking , and from animal fats.

(3)

Definition of renewable diesel

Section 40A(f)(3) of such Code is amended by inserting (other than animal fats) after biomass.

(b)

Alternative fuel mixtures credit

The last sentence of subsection (d)(2) of section 6426 of such Code is amended—

(1)

by striking or any and inserting any; and

(2)

by inserting before the period at the end , or any fuel derived from animal fats.

(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply with respect to fuel sold or used after December 31, 2016.