Text: H.R.158 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/03/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 158


To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow rehabilitation expenditures for public school buildings to qualify for rehabilitation credit.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2019

Mr. Evans 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 allow rehabilitation expenditures for public school buildings to qualify for rehabilitation 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 “Rehabilitation of Historic Schools Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Qualification of rehabilitation expenditures for public school buildings for rehabilitation credit.

(a) In general.—Section 47(c)(2)(B)(v) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subclause:

“(III) CLAUSE NOT TO APPLY TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.—This clause shall not apply in the case of any building which is a qualified public educational facility (as defined in section 142(k)(1), determined without regard to subparagraph (B) thereof) and used as such during some period before such expenditure and used as such immediately after such expenditure.”.

(b) Report.—Not later than the date which is 5 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Treasury, after consultation with the heads of appropriate Federal agencies, shall report to Congress on the effects resulting from the amendment made by subsection (a).

(c) Effective date.—The amendment made by this section shall apply to property placed in service after the date of the enactment of this Act.


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