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116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 8359


To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the credit for electricity produced from certain renewable resources, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 23, 2020

Mr. Marchant (for himself and Mr. Perry) 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 repeal the credit for electricity produced from certain renewable resources, and for other purposes.

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 “PTC Elimination Act”.

SEC. 2. Repeal of credit for electricity produced from certain renewable resources.

(a) Repeal of credit.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—Subpart D of part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking section 45 (and by striking the item relating to such section in the table of sections for such subpart).

(2) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.—

(A) Section 38 of such Code is amended—

(i) in subsection (b), by striking paragraph (8), and

(ii) in subsection (c)(4)(B), by striking clauses (iv) and (v).

(B) Section 45J of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(g) References to section 45.—Any reference in this section to any provision of section 45 shall be treated as a reference to such provision as in effect immediately before its repeal.”.

(C) Section 45K(g)(2) of such Code is amended by striking subparagraph (E).

(D) Section 48 of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(e) References to section 45.—Any reference in this section to any provision of section 45 shall be treated as a reference to such provision as in effect immediately before its repeal.”.

(E) Section 55(c)(1) of such Code is amended by striking “45(e)(11)(C),”.

(F) Section 59A(b)(4) of such Code is amended by inserting “and” at the end of subparagraph (A) and by striking subparagraph (B).

(3) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this subsection shall apply to electricity produced and sold after December 31, 2034.

(b) Sense of Congress regarding further extension.—It is the sense of the Congress that the credit under section 45 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 should be allowed to expire and should not be extended beyond the termination dates specified in such section as of the date of the enactment of this Act.


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