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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain tax benefits related to empowerment zones.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/10/2019Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
04/10/2019Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/10/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5]* 04/10/2019

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means04/10/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/10/2019)

This bill extends the period for the designation of empowerment zones and reinstates the tax credit for holders of qualified zone academy bonds. An empowerment zone is an economically distressed community eligible for various tax incentives and grants from the federal government to promote investment in the community.

The bill reinstates and expands the tax credit for holders of qualified zone academy bonds. A qualified zone academy bond is a tax-exempt bond that may be issued to rehabilitate or repair a public school facility, to provide equipment and develop course material, and train teachers and other school personnel.