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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMarch 4th, 2009

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Title

Unemployment Assistance Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts distributed from tax-favored accounts during a period of unemployment.

Summary

Unemployment Assistance Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income amounts distributed from tax-exempt retirement plans, health savings accounts, Roth individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and qualified tuition programs to pay for certain living, health care and education or job training expenses of a taxpayer during a period of unemployment not exceeding two years.