House Bill 1434
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Feb 28, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 28, 2019
Latest Action
Feb 28, 2019
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
1434
Congress
116
Policy Area
Taxation
Taxation
Primary focus of measure is all aspects of income, excise, property, inheritance, and employment taxes; tax administration and collection. Measures concerning state and local finance may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
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No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act

This bill allows individual and corporate taxpayers a tax credit for cash contributions to tax-exempt scholarship-granting organizations for elementary and secondary education expenses. It imposes a cap of $5 billion on the amount of contributions that qualify for a tax credit.

The bill directs the Department of Education, in coordination with the Department of the Treasury, to establish, host, and maintain a web portal that (1) lists all eligible scholarship-granting organizations; (2) enables contributions to such organizations; (3) provides information about the benefits of this bill; and (4) enables a state to submit and update information about its programs and scholarship-granting organizations, including information on student eligibility and allowable educational expenses.

Text (1)
February 28, 2019
Actions (2)
02/28/2019
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
02/28/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Mar 1, 2019 8:10:07 AM
Updated
Apr 16, 2021 4:39:42 PM