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S. 767: Housing for Homeless Students Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 13, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 767

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 13, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Brown, and Mr. King) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to qualify homeless youth and veterans who are full-time students for purposes of the low income housing tax credit.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Housing for Homeless Students Act of 2019.

2.

Homeless youth and veterans who are full-time students qualified for purposes of the low income housing tax credit

(a)

In General

Clause (i) of section 42(i)(3)(D) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by redesignating subclauses (II) and (III) as subclauses (IV) and (V), respectively, and by inserting after subclause (I) the following new subclauses:

(II)

a full-time student who, during any portion of the 7-year period ending with the commencement of such individual's continuous occupation of any low-income unit or units, was an individual described in section 725(2) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11434a(2)),

(III)

a full-time student who, during any portion of the 5-year period ending with the commencement of such individual's continuous occupation of any low-income unit or units, was an individual described in section 2002(1) of title 38, United States Code,

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(b)

Effective date

The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to determinations made before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act.