Bailout Bill H.R.1424

H.R.1424


Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 1424) entitled `An Act to amend section 712 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, section 2705 of… (Engrossed Amendment as Agreed to by Senate)


Contents of Bill

Beginning

DIVISION A–EMERGENCY ECONOMIC STABILIZATION

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SEC. 2. PURPOSES.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

TITLE I–TROUBLED ASSETS RELIEF PROGRAM

SEC. 101. PURCHASES OF TROUBLED ASSETS.

SEC. 102. INSURANCE OF TROUBLED ASSETS.

SEC. 103. CONSIDERATIONS.

SEC. 104. FINANCIAL STABILITY OVERSIGHT BOARD.

SEC. 105. REPORTS.

SEC. 106. RIGHTS; MANAGEMENT; SALE OF TROUBLED ASSETS; REVENUES AND SALE PROCEEDS.

SEC. 107. CONTRACTING PROCEDURES.

SEC. 108. CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.

SEC. 109. FORECLOSURE MITIGATION EFFORTS.

SEC. 110. ASSISTANCE TO HOMEOWNERS.

SEC. 111. EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE.

SEC. 112. COORDINATION WITH FOREIGN AUTHORITIES AND CENTRAL BANKS.

SEC. 113. MINIMIZATION OF LONG-TERM COSTS AND MAXIMIZATION OF BENEFITS FOR TAXPAYERS.

SEC. 114. MARKET TRANSPARENCY.

SEC. 115. GRADUATED AUTHORIZATION TO PURCHASE.

SEC. 116. OVERSIGHT AND AUDITS.

SEC. 117. STUDY AND REPORT ON MARGIN AUTHORITY.

SEC. 118. FUNDING.

SEC. 119. JUDICIAL REVIEW AND RELATED MATTERS.

SEC. 120. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY.

SEC. 121. SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE TROUBLED ASSET RELIEF PROGRAM.

SEC. 122. INCREASE IN STATUTORY LIMIT ON THE PUBLIC DEBT.

SEC. 123. CREDIT REFORM.

SEC. 124. HOPE FOR HOMEOWNERS AMENDMENTS.

SEC. 125. CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT PANEL.

SEC. 126. FDIC AUTHORITY.

SEC. 127. COOPERATION WITH THE FBI.

SEC. 128. ACCELERATION OF EFFECTIVE DATE.

SEC. 129. DISCLOSURES ON EXERCISE OF LOAN AUTHORITY.

SEC. 130. TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.

SEC. 131. EXCHANGE STABILIZATION FUND REIMBURSEMENT.

SEC. 132. AUTHORITY TO SUSPEND MARK-TO-MARKET ACCOUNTING.

SEC. 133. STUDY ON MARK-TO-MARKET ACCOUNTING.

SEC. 134. RECOUPMENT.

SEC. 135. PRESERVATION OF AUTHORITY.

SEC. 136. TEMPORARY INCREASE IN DEPOSIT AND SHARE INSURANCE COVERAGE.

TITLE II–BUDGET-RELATED PROVISIONS

SEC. 201. INFORMATION FOR CONGRESSIONAL SUPPORT AGENCIES.

SEC. 202. REPORTS BY THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET AND THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE.

SEC. 203. ANALYSIS IN PRESIDENT’S BUDGET.

SEC. 204. EMERGENCY TREATMENT.

TITLE III–TAX PROVISIONS

SEC. 301. GAIN OR LOSS FROM SALE OR EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN PREFERRED STOCK.

SEC. 303. EXTENSION OF EXCLUSION OF INCOME FROM DISCHARGE OF QUALIFIED PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE INDEBTEDNESS.

DIVISION B–ENERGY IMPROVEMENT AND EXTENSION ACT OF 2008

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE, ETC.

TITLE I–ENERGY PRODUCTION INCENTIVES

Subtitle A–Renewable Energy Incentives

SEC. 101. RENEWABLE ENERGY CREDIT.

SEC. 102. PRODUCTION CREDIT FOR ELECTRICITY PRODUCED FROM MARINE RENEWABLES.

SEC. 103. ENERGY CREDIT.

SEC. 104. ENERGY CREDIT FOR SMALL WIND PROPERTY.

SEC. 105. ENERGY CREDIT FOR GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS.

SEC. 106. CREDIT FOR RESIDENTIAL ENERGY EFFICIENT PROPERTY.

SEC. 107. NEW CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY BONDS.

`SEC. 54C. NEW CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY BONDS.

SEC. 108. CREDIT FOR STEEL INDUSTRY FUEL.

SEC. 109. SPECIAL RULE TO IMPLEMENT FERC AND STATE ELECTRIC RESTRUCTURING POLICY.

Subtitle B–Carbon Mitigation and Coal Provisions

SEC. 111. EXPANSION AND MODIFICATION OF ADVANCED COAL PROJECT INVESTMENT CREDIT.

SEC. 112. EXPANSION AND MODIFICATION OF COAL GASIFICATION INVESTMENT CREDIT.

SEC. 113. TEMPORARY INCREASE IN COAL EXCISE TAX; FUNDING OF BLACK LUNG DISABILITY TRUST FUND.

SEC. 114. SPECIAL RULES FOR REFUND OF THE COAL EXCISE TAX TO CERTAIN COAL PRODUCERS AND EXPORTERS.

SEC. 115. TAX CREDIT FOR CARBON DIOXIDE SEQUESTRATION.

`SEC. 45Q. CREDIT FOR CARBON DIOXIDE SEQUESTRATION.

SEC. 117. CARBON AUDIT OF THE TAX CODE.

TITLE II–TRANSPORTATION AND DOMESTIC FUEL SECURITY PROVISIONS

SEC. 201. INCLUSION OF CELLULOSIC BIOFUEL IN BONUS DEPRECIATION FOR BIOMASS ETHANOL PLANT PROPERTY.

SEC. 202. CREDITS FOR BIODIESEL AND RENEWABLE DIESEL.

SEC. 203. CLARIFICATION THAT CREDITS FOR FUEL ARE DESIGNED TO PROVIDE AN INCENTIVE FOR UNITED STATES PRODUCTION.

SEC. 204. EXTENSION AND MODIFICATION OF ALTERNATIVE FUEL CREDIT.

SEC. 205. CREDIT FOR NEW QUALIFIED PLUG-IN ELECTRIC DRIVE MOTOR VEHICLES.

`SEC. 30D. NEW QUALIFIED PLUG-IN ELECTRIC DRIVE MOTOR VEHICLES.

SEC. 206. EXCLUSION FROM HEAVY TRUCK TAX FOR IDLING REDUCTION UNITS AND ADVANCED INSULATION.

SEC. 207. ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLE REFUELING PROPERTY CREDIT.

SEC. 209. EXTENSION AND MODIFICATION OF ELECTION TO EXPENSE CERTAIN REFINERIES.

SEC. 211. TRANSPORTATION FRINGE BENEFIT TO BICYCLE COMMUTERS.

TITLE III–ENERGY CONSERVATION AND EFFICIENCY PROVISIONS

SEC. 301. QUALIFIED ENERGY CONSERVATION BONDS.

`SEC. 54D. QUALIFIED ENERGY CONSERVATION BONDS.

SEC. 302. CREDIT FOR NONBUSINESS ENERGY PROPERTY.

SEC. 303. ENERGY EFFICIENT COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS DEDUCTION.

SEC. 304. NEW ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME CREDIT.

SEC. 305. MODIFICATIONS OF ENERGY EFFICIENT APPLIANCE CREDIT FOR APPLIANCES PRODUCED AFTER 2007.

SEC. 306. ACCELERATED RECOVERY PERIOD FOR DEPRECIATION OF SMART METERS AND SMART GRID SYSTEMS.

SEC. 307. QUALIFIED GREEN BUILDING AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN PROJECTS.

SEC. 308. SPECIAL DEPRECIATION ALLOWANCE FOR CERTAIN REUSE AND RECYCLING PROPERTY.

TITLE IV–REVENUE PROVISIONS

SEC. 401. LIMITATION OF DEDUCTION FOR INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO DOMESTIC PRODUCTION OF OIL, GAS, OR PRIMARY PRODUCTS THEREOF.

SEC. 403. BROKER REPORTING OF CUSTOMER’S BASIS IN SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS.

`SEC. 6045A. INFORMATION REQUIRED IN CONNECTION WITH TRANSFERS OF COVERED SECURITIES TO BROKERS.

`SEC. 6045B. RETURNS RELATING TO ACTIONS AFFECTING BASIS OF SPECIFIED SECURITIES.

SEC. 404. 0.2 PERCENT FUTA SURTAX.

SEC. 405. INCREASE AND EXTENSION OF OIL SPILL LIABILITY TRUST FUND TAX.

DIVISION C–TAX EXTENDERS AND ALTERNATIVE MINIMUM TAX RELIEF

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; AMENDMENT OF 1986 CODE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I–ALTERNATIVE MINIMUM TAX RELIEF

SEC. 101. EXTENSION OF ALTERNATIVE MINIMUM TAX RELIEF FOR NONREFUNDABLE PERSONAL CREDITS.

SEC. 102. EXTENSION OF INCREASED ALTERNATIVE MINIMUM TAX EXEMPTION AMOUNT.

TITLE II–EXTENSION OF INDIVIDUAL TAX PROVISIONS

SEC. 201. DEDUCTION FOR STATE AND LOCAL SALES TAXES.

SEC. 202. DEDUCTION OF QUALIFIED TUITION AND RELATED EXPENSES.

SEC. 203. DEDUCTION FOR CERTAIN EXPENSES OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS.

SEC. 204. ADDITIONAL STANDARD DEDUCTION FOR REAL PROPERTY TAXES FOR NONITEMIZERS.

SEC. 205. TAX-FREE DISTRIBUTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT PLANS FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES.

SEC. 206. TREATMENT OF CERTAIN DIVIDENDS OF REGULATED INVESTMENT COMPANIES.

SEC. 207. STOCK IN RIC FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING ESTATES OF NONRESIDENTS NOT CITIZENS.

SEC. 208. QUALIFIED INVESTMENT ENTITIES.

TITLE III–EXTENSION OF BUSINESS TAX PROVISIONS

SEC. 301. EXTENSION AND MODIFICATION OF RESEARCH CREDIT.

SEC. 302. NEW MARKETS TAX CREDIT.

SEC. 303. SUBPART F EXCEPTION FOR ACTIVE FINANCING INCOME.

SEC. 304. EXTENSION OF LOOK-THRU RULE FOR RELATED CONTROLLED FOREIGN CORPORATIONS.

SEC. 306. MODIFICATION OF TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN PAYMENTS TO CONTROLLING EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS.

SEC. 307. BASIS ADJUSTMENT TO STOCK OF S CORPORATIONS MAKING CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS OF PROPERTY.

SEC. 308. INCREASE IN LIMIT ON COVER OVER OF RUM EXCISE TAX TO PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.

SEC. 309. EXTENSION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CREDIT FOR AMERICAN SAMOA.

SEC. 310. EXTENSION OF MINE RESCUE TEAM TRAINING CREDIT.

SEC. 311. EXTENSION OF ELECTION TO EXPENSE ADVANCED MINE SAFETY EQUIPMENT.

SEC. 312. DEDUCTION ALLOWABLE WITH RESPECT TO INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO DOMESTIC PRODUCTION ACTIVITIES IN PUERTO RICO.

SEC. 313. QUALIFIED ZONE ACADEMY BONDS.

`SEC. 54E. QUALIFIED ZONE ACADEMY BONDS.

SEC. 314. INDIAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT.

SEC. 315. ACCELERATED DEPRECIATION FOR BUSINESS PROPERTY ON INDIAN RESERVATIONS.

SEC. 316. RAILROAD TRACK MAINTENANCE.

SEC. 317. SEVEN-YEAR COST RECOVERY PERIOD FOR MOTORSPORTS RACING TRACK FACILITY.

SEC. 318. EXPENSING OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION COSTS.

SEC. 319. EXTENSION OF WORK OPPORTUNITY TAX CREDIT FOR HURRICANE KATRINA EMPLOYEES.

SEC. 320. EXTENSION OF INCREASED REHABILITATION CREDIT FOR STRUCTURES IN THE GULF OPPORTUNITY ZONE.

SEC. 321. ENHANCED DEDUCTION FOR QUALIFIED COMPUTER CONTRIBUTIONS.

SEC. 322. TAX INCENTIVES FOR INVESTMENT IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

SEC. 323. ENHANCED CHARITABLE DEDUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS OF FOOD INVENTORY.

SEC. 324. EXTENSION OF ENHANCED CHARITABLE DEDUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTIONS OF BOOK INVENTORY.

SEC. 325. EXTENSION AND MODIFICATION OF DUTY SUSPENSION ON WOOL PRODUCTS; WOOL RESEARCH FUND; WOOL DUTY REFUNDS.

TITLE IV–EXTENSION OF TAX ADMINISTRATION PROVISIONS

SEC. 401. PERMANENT AUTHORITY FOR UNDERCOVER OPERATIONS.

SEC. 402. PERMANENT AUTHORITY FOR DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION RELATING TO TERRORIST ACTIVITIES.

TITLE V–ADDITIONAL TAX RELIEF AND OTHER TAX PROVISIONS

Subtitle A–General Provisions

SEC. 501. $8,500 INCOME THRESHOLD USED TO CALCULATE REFUNDABLE PORTION OF CHILD TAX CREDIT.

SEC. 502. PROVISIONS RELATED TO FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS.

SEC. 503. EXEMPTION FROM EXCISE TAX FOR CERTAIN WOODEN ARROWS DESIGNED FOR USE BY CHILDREN.

SEC. 504. INCOME AVERAGING FOR AMOUNTS RECEIVED IN CONNECTION WITH THE EXXON VALDEZ LITIGATION.

SEC. 505. CERTAIN FARMING BUSINESS MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT TREATED AS 5-YEAR PROPERTY.

SEC. 506. MODIFICATION OF PENALTY ON UNDERSTATEMENT OF TAXPAYER’S LIABILITY BY TAX RETURN PREPARER.

Subtitle B–Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008

SEC. 511. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 512. MENTAL HEALTH PARITY.

`SEC. 712. PARITY IN MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER BENEFITS.’.

`SEC. 2705. PARITY IN MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER BENEFITS.’.

`SEC. 9812. PARITY IN MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER BENEFITS.’.

TITLE VI–OTHER PROVISIONS

SEC. 601. SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY SELF-DETERMINATION PROGRAM.

`SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

`SEC. 2. PURPOSES.

`SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

`TITLE I–SECURE PAYMENTS FOR STATES AND COUNTIES CONTAINING FEDERAL LAND

`SEC. 101. SECURE PAYMENTS FOR STATES CONTAINING FEDERAL LAND.

`SEC. 102. PAYMENTS TO STATES AND COUNTIES.

`SEC. 103. TRANSITION PAYMENTS TO STATES.

`TITLE II–SPECIAL PROJECTS ON FEDERAL LAND

`SEC. 201. DEFINITIONS.

`SEC. 202. GENERAL LIMITATION ON USE OF PROJECT FUNDS.

`SEC. 203. SUBMISSION OF PROJECT PROPOSALS.

`SEC. 204. EVALUATION AND APPROVAL OF PROJECTS BY SECRETARY CONCERNED.

`SEC. 205. RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMITTEES.

`SEC. 206. USE OF PROJECT FUNDS.

`SEC. 207. AVAILABILITY OF PROJECT FUNDS.

`SEC. 208. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY.

`TITLE III–COUNTY FUNDS

`SEC. 301. DEFINITIONS.

`SEC. 302. USE.

`SEC. 303. CERTIFICATION.

`SEC. 304. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY.

`TITLE IV–MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

`SEC. 401. REGULATIONS.

`SEC. 402. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

`SEC. 403. TREATMENT OF FUNDS AND REVENUES.

`Sec. 6906. Funding

SEC. 602. TRANSFER TO ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION FUND.

TITLE VII–DISASTER RELIEF

Subtitle A–Heartland and Hurricane Ike Disaster Relief

SEC. 701. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 702. TEMPORARY TAX RELIEF FOR AREAS DAMAGED BY 2008 MIDWESTERN SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOS, AND FLOODING.

SEC. 703. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO DISASTER RELIEF CONTRIBUTIONS.

SEC. 704. TEMPORARY TAX-EXEMPT BOND FINANCING AND LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX RELIEF FOR AREAS DAMAGED BY HURRICANE IKE.

Subtitle B–National Disaster Relief

SEC. 706. LOSSES ATTRIBUTABLE TO FEDERALLY DECLARED DISASTERS.

SEC. 707. EXPENSING OF QUALIFIED DISASTER EXPENSES.

`SEC. 198A. EXPENSING OF QUALIFIED DISASTER EXPENSES.

SEC. 708. NET OPERATING LOSSES ATTRIBUTABLE TO FEDERALLY DECLARED DISASTERS.

SEC. 709. WAIVER OF CERTAIN MORTGAGE REVENUE BOND REQUIREMENTS FOLLOWING FEDERALLY DECLARED DISASTERS.

SEC. 710. SPECIAL DEPRECIATION ALLOWANCE FOR QUALIFIED DISASTER PROPERTY.

SEC. 711. INCREASED EXPENSING FOR QUALIFIED DISASTER ASSISTANCE PROPERTY.

SEC. 712. COORDINATION WITH HEARTLAND DISASTER RELIEF.

TITLE VIII–SPENDING REDUCTIONS AND APPROPRIATE REVENUE RAISERS FOR NEW TAX RELIEF POLICY

SEC. 801. NONQUALIFIED DEFERRED COMPENSATION FROM CERTAIN TAX INDIFFERENT PARTIES.

`SEC. 457A. NONQUALIFIED DEFERRED COMPENSATION FROM CERTAIN TAX INDIFFERENT PARTIES.

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