H.R.959 - Veterans American Dream Homeownership Assistance Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kleczka, Gerald D. [D-WI-4] (Introduced 03/08/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/08/2001 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (03/08/2001)
[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 959 Introduced in House (IH)] 107th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 959 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the eligibility of veterans for mortgage revenue bond financing, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 8, 2001 Mr. Kleczka (for himself, Mr. Herger, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Matsui, Ms. Woolsey, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. Lampson, and Mr. Cunningham) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the eligibility of veterans for mortgage revenue bond financing, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Veterans American Dream Homeownership Assistance Act of 2001''. SEC. 2. ELIGIBILITY OF VETERANS FOR MORTGAGE REVENUE BONDS DETERMINED BY STATES. (a) In General.--Section 143(l) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to additional requirements for qualified veterans' mortgage bonds) is amended by striking paragraph (4) and by inserting after paragraph (5) the following new paragraph: ``(6) Qualified veteran.--For purposes of this subsection, the term `qualified veteran' means any veteran-- ``(A) who meets such requirements as may be imposed by the State law pursuant to which qualified veterans' mortgage bonds are issued, and ``(B) who applied for the financing before the date 30 years after the last date on which such veteran left active service.'' (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to bonds issued after the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 3. STATE CAP RESTRICTIONS. (a) In General.--Section 143(l) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to additional requirements for qualified veterans' mortgage bonds), as amended by section 2(a), is amended by inserting after paragraph (3) the following new paragraph: ``(4) Subcap restriction.-- ``(A) In general.--An issue meets the requirements of this paragraph only if the amount of bonds issued pursuant thereto that is to be used to provide financing to mortgagors who have not served on active duty at some time before January 1, 1977, when added to the amount of the aggregate qualified veterans' mortgage bonds previously issued by the State during the calendar year that is to be so used, does not exceed the subcap amount. ``(B) Subcap amount.-- ``(i) In general.--The subcap amount for any calendar year is an amount equal to the applicable percentage of the State veterans limit for such year. ``(ii) Applicable percentage.--For purposes of clause (i), the applicable percentage shall be determined under the following table: ``Calendar year: Applicable Percentage: 2002.......................................... 10 2003.......................................... 20 2004.......................................... 30 2005.......................................... 40 2006 and thereafter........................... 50.'' (b) Restriction on Overall State Cap.--Paragraph (3)(B) of section 143(l) of such Code (relating to State veterans limit) is amended by adding at the end the following flush sentence: ``In no event shall the State veterans limit exceed $340,000,000 for any calendar year after 2002.'' (c) Conforming Amendment.--Paragraph (1) of section 143(l) of such Code is amended by striking ``and (3)'' and inserting ``(3), and (4)''. (d) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall apply to bonds issued after December 31, 2001. <all>