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      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedJune 13th, 2013

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Title

Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act

Official Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include automated fire sprinkler system retrofits as section 179 property and classify certain automated fire sprinkler system retrofits as 15-year property for purposes of depreciation.

Summary

Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow: (1) 100% expensing in a current taxable year of the cost of automated fire sprinkler system retrofit property, as defined by this Act; and (2) accelerated depreciation (i.e., a 15-year recovery period) of automated fire sprinkler system retrofit property that is installed in a building or structure where the floor of any occupiable story is greater than 75 feet above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access and that has a certain classification by the National Fire Protection Association.

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