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H.R. 2965: Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of May 23, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2965

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 23, 2019

(for himself, Mrs. Walorski, Ms. Bass, and Mr. Bacon) 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 for a refundable adoption tax credit.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act of 2019.

2.

Refundable adoption tax credit

(a)

Credit made refundable

(1)

Credit moved to subpart relating to refundable credits

The Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—

(A)

by redesignating section 23 as section 36C, and

(B)

by moving section 36C (as so redesignated) from subpart A of part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1 to the location immediately before section 37 in subpart C of part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1.

(2)

Conforming Amendments

(A)

Section 25(e)(1)(C) of such Code is amended by striking sections 23 and 25D and inserting section 25D.

(B)

Section 36C of such Code, as so redesignated, is amended—

(i)

in subsection (b)(2)(A), by striking (determined without regard to subsection (c)),

(ii)

by striking subsection (c), and

(iii)

by redesignating subsections (d) through (i) as subsections (c) through (h), respectively.

(C)

Section 137 of such Code is amended—

(i)

in subsection (d), by striking section 23(d) and inserting section 36C(c), and

(ii)

in subsection (e), by striking subsections (e), (f), and (g) of section 23 and inserting subsections (d), (e), and (f) of section 36C.

(D)

Section 1016(a)(26) of such Code is amended by striking 23(g) and inserting 36C(f).

(E)

Section 6211(b)(4)(A) of such Code is amended by inserting 36C, after 36B,.

(F)

The table of sections for subpart A of part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1 of such Code is amended by striking the item relating to section 23.

(G)

Paragraph (2) of section 1324(b) of title 31, United States Code, is amended by inserting 36C, after 36B,.

(H)

Paragraph (33) of section 471(a) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 671(a)) is amended by striking section 23 and inserting section 36C.

(I)

The table of sections for subpart C of part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 36B the following new item:

Sec. 36C. Adoption expenses..

(b)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018.