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house Bill H.R. 3919

Clean Energy Business Zone Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      Committee on Small Business
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedOctober 23rd, 2009

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Clean Energy Business Zone Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the designation of Clean Energy Business Zones and for tax incentives for the construction of, and employment at, energy-efficient buildings and clean energy facilities, and for other purposes.


Clean Energy Business Zone Act of 2009 and the Clean Energy Empowerment Zone Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to designate 40 clean energy business zones between 2009 and 2012; (2) allow an increased tax credit for wages paid in such a zone; (3) allow a work opportunity tax credit for wages paid to an employee in such a zone; (4) allow financing of any qualified Green building or clean energy facility with clean renewable energy bonds; (5) allow increased expensing of property in such a zone; and (6) allow an exclusion from gross income of gain from the sale or exchange or any clean energy business zone asset held for more than five years. Amends the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to waive loan fees for qualified Green building and clean energy facility loans made before 2020.

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