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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

02/16/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

02/16/2017Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/16/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (82)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Byrne, Bradley [R-AL-1]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3]* 02/16/2017
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 02/16/2017
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12]* 02/16/2017
Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5] 03/01/2017
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 03/01/2017
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] 03/01/2017
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 03/01/2017
Rep. Kelly, Trent [R-MS-1] 03/01/2017
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 03/01/2017
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 03/01/2017
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 03/02/2017
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 03/08/2017
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 03/08/2017
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 03/08/2017
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 03/08/2017
Rep. Blum, Rod [R-IA-1] 03/08/2017
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 03/08/2017
Rep. Faso, John J. [R-NY-19] 03/20/2017
Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] 03/20/2017
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] 03/20/2017
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 03/20/2017
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 03/27/2017
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 03/27/2017
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 03/27/2017
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 03/27/2017
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 03/27/2017
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 03/30/2017
Rep. Poliquin, Bruce [R-ME-2] 03/30/2017
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 04/12/2017
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] 04/12/2017
Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] 04/12/2017
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] 04/12/2017
Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] 04/25/2017
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 04/25/2017
Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] 05/16/2017
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 05/16/2017
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 05/16/2017
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 05/16/2017
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 05/16/2017
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 05/16/2017
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 05/25/2017
Rep. Moolenaar, John R. [R-MI-4] 05/25/2017
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 06/07/2017
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] 06/07/2017
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 06/12/2017
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 06/12/2017
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] 06/15/2017
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 06/20/2017
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 06/21/2017
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 06/21/2017
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 06/21/2017
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 07/11/2017
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 07/11/2017
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 07/11/2017
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 07/11/2017
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] 07/12/2017
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 07/28/2017
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 07/28/2017
Rep. Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large] 07/28/2017
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 10/03/2017
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 10/03/2017
Rep. Higgins, Clay [R-LA-3] 10/25/2017
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 11/02/2017
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 11/14/2017
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 11/15/2017
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] 11/15/2017
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5] 11/21/2017
Rep. Garrett, Thomas A., Jr. [R-VA-5] 11/29/2017

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means02/16/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/16/2017)

Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2017

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for the rehabilitation of buildings and historic structures, to: (1) allow an increased 30% credit, up to $750,000, for projects with rehabilitation expenditures not exceeding $3.75 million, for which no credit was allowed in either of the two prior taxable years (smaller projects); (2) allow the transfer of tax credit amounts for smaller projects; (3) treat a building as substantially rehabilitated if rehabilitation expenditures exceed the greater of 50% of the adjusted basis of the building or $5,000 (currently, the greater of the adjusted basis of the building or $5,000); (4) reduce the required basis adjustment from 100% of the credit to 50% of the amount of the credit; and (5) limit the application of disqualified lease rules to tax-exempt use property.