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H.R. 2825 (116th): Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act of 2019

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rehabilitation credit for certain small projects, to eliminate the requirement that the taxpayer's basis in a building be reduced by the amount of the rehabilitation credit determined with respect to such building, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Earl Blumenauer

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 17, 2019
Length: 8 pages
May 17, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


66 Cosponsors (35 Democrats, 31 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Blumenauer Introduces Legislation to Improve the Federal Historic Tax Credit
    — Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] (Sponsor) on May 20, 2019

Higgins Announces Investment in Western New York Made Possible Through Historic Tax Credits Now Tops $1.2 Billion
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 13, 2019

Senate Committee Passes Dr. Rand Paul’s Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act
    — Sen. Rand Paul [R-KY] on Nov 6, 2019

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May 17, 2019

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Feb 12, 2020
Considered by House Committee on Ways and Means

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H.R. 2825 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2825. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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