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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedDecember 3rd, 2009

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Official Title

To extend certain housing-related deadlines in the Heartland Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2008.


Amends the Heartland Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2008 to extend through 2010 provisions of such Act allowing residents of the Midwestern disaster area to: (1) use amounts from tax-exempt retirement accounts without a tax penalty to purchase a new principal residence or repair an existing one; (2) recontribute amounts withdrawn for such purposes to such accounts; and (3) exclude from gross income income resulting from a cancellation of mortgage indebtedness incurred in such disaster area.

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