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house Bill H.R. 789

Build America Bonds Act of 2013

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      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedFebruary 15th, 2013

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Build America Bonds Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the tax treatment for certain build America bonds, and for other purposes.


Build America Bonds Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the issuance authority for Build America Bonds and the authority for payments to issuers of such bonds, (2) make phased reductions in the credit percentage to bondholders and the percentage of payments to issuers of such bonds, (3) allow refundings of currently issued bonds, and (4) allow the use of Build America bonds to fund capital expenditures for levees and flood control projects. Provides for an increase in payments to issuers of Build America bonds to compensate for reductions in the amount of such payments due to sequestration.

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