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H.R. 2825: 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)

Introduced on May 17, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 17, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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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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