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Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

American Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the American Opportunity Tax Credit, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/04/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date
03/04/2015Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/04/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (146)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-12]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-34]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 03/04/2015
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-5]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-24]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 03/04/2015
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 03/04/2015
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-21]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-20]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Hahn, Janice [D-CA-44]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 03/04/2015
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 03/04/2015
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Pierluisi, Pedro R. [D-PR-At Large]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 03/04/2015
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 03/03/2016

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means03/04/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/04/2015)

American Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to replace the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits with a new American Opportunity Tax Credit that: (1) allows an income tax credit of up to $2,500 of the qualified tuition and related expenses of a student who is carrying at least one half of a normal course load, (2) increases the income threshold for reductions in the credit amount based upon modified adjusted gross income, (3) allows a lifetime dollar limitation on such credit of $15,000 for all taxable years, and (4) makes a portion of such credit refundable. Allows an exclusion from gross income of any amount received as a Federal Pell Grant.