H.R.3581 - Pell Grant Flexibility Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
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Introduced in House (07/28/2017)
[Congressional Bills 115th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] [H.R. 3581 Introduced in House (IH)] <DOC> 115th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 3581 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude Federal Pell Grants from gross income. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 28, 2017 Mr. DeSaulnier introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude Federal Pell Grants from gross income. 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 ``Pell Grant Flexibility Act of 2017''. SEC. 2. EXCLUSION OF FEDERAL PELL GRANTS FROM GROSS INCOME. (a) In General.--Section 117 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: ``(e) Federal Pell Grants.--Gross income does not include any amount received as a Federal Pell Grant awarded under subpart 1 of part A of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1070a).''. (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by this section shall apply to amounts received in taxable years beginning after December 31, 2016. <all>