Summary: H.R.8082 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.8082. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/21/2020)

Freight Rail Assistance and Investment to Launch Coronavirus-era Activity and Recovery Act of 2020 or the Freight RAILCAR Act of 2020

This bill establishes a new tax credit for the replacement and modernization of qualified freight railcars. Specifically, it allows a credit for 50% of the sum of the qualifying replacement or modernization amount, the qualifying scrap amount, and the qualifying railcar facility and technology modernization amount.

The bill defines qualified freight railcar as a freight railcar that meets significant improvement requirements for capacity, fuel efficiency, or performance.