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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit amounts paid for programs to obtain a recognized postsecondary credential or a license to be treated as qualified higher education expenses for purposes of a 529 account.


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Date Actions Overview
02/07/2019Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
02/07/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]* 02/07/2019
Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]* 02/07/2019
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]* 02/07/2019
Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]* 02/07/2019

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance02/07/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/07/2019)

This bill allows tax-exempt distributions from qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans) to be used for expenses required for programs to obtain a recognized postsecondary credential or occupational license.

A "recognized postsecondary credential" is a credential consisting of an industry-recognized certificate or certification, a certificate of completion of an apprenticeship, a license recognized by the state involved or federal government, or an associate or baccalaureate degree.