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First-Time Homebuyer Opportunity Act of 1989

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit individuals to receive tax-free distributions from an individual retirement account or annuity to purchase their first home, and for other purposes.

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01/25/1989Introduced in Senate

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01/25/1989Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Bumpers, Dale [D-AR] 02/07/1989

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Finance01/25/1989 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/25/1989)

First-Time Homebuyer Opportunity Act of 1989 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of a first-time homebuyer up to $10,000 of individual retirement plan distributions used within 90 days to acquire a principal residence. Requires that amounts equal to the distributions in question be paid into the affected account at least 12 months prior to the purchase of the home.