- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on AppropriationsCommittee on Ways and MeansIntroducedOctober 8th, 2009
- house Committees
Bill DetailsOfficial information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.
Homebuyer Tax Credit Fairness Act of 2009
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and expand the homebuyer tax credit.
Homebuyer Tax Credit Fairness Act of 2009 - Amends Internal Revenue Code provisions relating to the first-time homebuyer tax credit to: (1) extend such credit to all purchasers of a principal residence (currently, limited to first-time purchasers); (2) increase the maximum amount of such credit to $15,000; (3) repeal the income-based phaseout of such credit; (4) waive recapture provisions of such credit for members of the uniformed services and the Foreign Service of the United States and for employees of the intelligence community on official extended duty service; and (5) extend such credit through November 30, 2010. Rescinds all unobligated balances of the discretionary appropriations made available by division A of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.