Text: H.R.5290 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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114th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5290

 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to qualify homeless youth 
and veterans who are full-time students for purposes of the low income 
                          housing tax credit.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 19, 2016

Mr. McDermott (for himself, Mr. Paulsen, Mr. Ellison, and Mr. Reichert) 
 introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on 
                             Ways and Means

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to qualify homeless youth 
and veterans who are full-time students for purposes of the low income 
                          housing tax credit.

    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 ``Housing for Homeless Students Act of 
2015''.

SEC. 2. HOMELESS YOUTH AND VETERANS WHO ARE FULL-TIME STUDENTS 
              QUALIFIED FOR PURPOSES OF THE LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX 
              CREDIT.

    (a) In General.--Section 42(i)(3)(D)(i) of the Internal Revenue 
Code of 1986 is amended by redesignating subclauses (II) and (III) as 
subclauses (IV) and (V), respectively, and by inserting after subclause 
(I) the following new subclauses:
                                    ``(II) a full-time student who, 
                                during any portion of the 7-year period 
                                ending with the commencement of such 
                                individual's continuous occupation of 
                                any low-income unit or units, was an 
                                individual described in section 725(2) 
                                of the McKinney-Vento Homeless 
                                Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11434a),
                                    ``(III) a full-time student who, 
                                during any portion of the 5-year period 
                                ending with the commencement of such 
                                individual's continuous occupation of 
                                any low-income unit or units, was an 
                                individual described in section 2002(1) 
                                of title 38, United States Code,''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall 
apply to determinations made before, on, or after the date of the 
enactment of this Act.
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