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H.R. 1794: Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 14, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1794

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 14, 2019

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 provide an exclusion from gross income for AmeriCorps educational awards.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act of 2019.

2.

Exclusion from gross income of AmeriCorps educational awards

(a)

In general

Paragraph (2) of section 117(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking or at the end of subparagraph (B), by striking the period at the end of subparagraph (C) and inserting , or, and by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

(D)

a national service educational award under subtitle D of title I of the National and Community Service Act of 1990.

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(b)

Exclusion of discharge of student loan debt

Subsection (f) of section 108 of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(6)

Payments under national service educational award programs

In the case of an individual, gross income shall not include any amount received under a national service educational award under subtitle D of title I of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12601 et seq.).

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(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years ending after the date of the enactment of this Act.