Summary: S.279 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.279. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (01/16/2009)

Municipal Bond Market Support Act of 2009 - Amends Internal Revenue Code provisions relating to the small issuer exemption from interest expense allocation rules for financial institutions to: (1) increase from $10 to $30 million the annual limit on small issuers of tax-exempt municipal bonds; (2) allow an inflation adjustment to such increased limit amount after 2009; (3) repeal aggregation rules relating to the determination of small issuer eligibility; (4) allow small issuers an election to treat borrowers separately for purposes of issuance limitations; and (5) allow in 2009 or 2010 financial institutions and brokers to hold up to 2% of their assets in tax-exempt securities without affecting their interest expense tax deduction.