Text: H.R.880 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/04/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 880


To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax-exempt bond financing for fixed-wing emergency medical aircraft.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 4, 2009

Mr. Hastings of Washington (for himself and Mrs. McMorris Rodgers) 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 allow tax-exempt bond financing for fixed-wing emergency medical aircraft.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Tax-exempt bond financing for fixed-wing emergency medical aircraft.

(a) In general.—Subsection (e) of section 147 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to no portion of bonds may be issued for skyboxes, airplanes, gambling establishments, etc.) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: “The preceding sentence shall not apply to any fixed-wing aircraft equipped for, and exclusively dedicated to providing, acute care emergency medical services (within the meaning of 4261(g)(2)).”

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by this section shall apply to obligations issued after the date of the enactment of this Act.