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113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 858

To amend section 520 of the Housing Act of 1949 to revise the requirements for areas to be considered as rural areas for purposes of such Act.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 27, 2013

Mr. Fortenberry (for himself, Mr. Hinojosa, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Walz, Mr. Womack, and Mr. Courtney) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


A BILL

To amend section 520 of the Housing Act of 1949 to revise the requirements for areas to be considered as rural areas for purposes of such Act.

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 “Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Definition of Rural Area.

The second sentence of section 520 of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490) is amended by striking: “1990 or 2000 decennial census shall continue to be so classified until the receipt of data from the decennial census in the year 2010” and inserting “1990, 2000, or 2010 decennial census shall continue to be so classified until the receipt of data from the decennial census in the year 2020”.