THE BOND BUYER LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT
- House, Senate Each Taking a Turn At Energy Bill, Possibly With Bonds. Schroeder, Peter // Bond Buyer;9/10/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32958, p24
The article discusses the final details of separate versions of a modified energy bill that may contain tax-exempt bond provisions to introduce the bills for votes in the U.S. The amendment may contain new authorization of clean renewable energy bonds. This development on the energy legislation...
- Clock is ticking on environment, conservation bond legislation. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;10/01/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30738, p7
Reports on a bill that will allow the use of tax-exempt bonds to buy and preserve timber lands in the United States. Provisions of the bill; Conservation of lands where there are renewable resources.
- Lobbyists Hopeful Tax Package Favorable to Munis Will Pass This Year. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;11/01/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31008, p6
Reports on a tax legislation beneficial to the tax-exempt bond market in the United States. Provisions of the bill.
- House republican seeks to make water takeovers tougher. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;12/1/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30778, p4
Reports on a proposed legislation that would prevent municipalities from using tax-exempt bonds to buy private water utilities in the United States. Need for an approval from the state utility commission; Provisions of the bill.
- House Passes Muni-Friendly Tax Bill With Cloudy Future. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;10/27/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31005, p1
Reports on the United States House of Representative's passage of a tax bill containing significant package of municipal bond-related provisions. Taxable tax-credit school construction bonds; Arbitrage provisions for tax-exempt school bonds; Provisions of the bill.
- Congress Set to Delay Budget Talks to Nov. 14. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;11/02/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31009, p5
Reports on the tax-exempt bond measures in the tax bill that is expected to be tackled by the United States Congress when it resumes session on November 14, 2000. Private-activity bond volume cap; Low-income housing tax credit; School construction bonds.
- Hill aides: Plan to rush cap increase has best odds of enactment. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;01/25/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30814, p5
Reports on the bond-related proposal that has the potential of becoming a law in the 2000 United States congressional session. Impact of the proposal on the private-activity bond volume cap; Congressional efforts to raise the volume cap; Effect of proposed tax bills on bond-related proposals;...
- Groups urge Senate to pass tax bill easing bond curbs. Hume, Lynn Stevens // Bond Buyer;10/01/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30490, p4
Reports that several state, local, and bond market groups are urging the United States Senate to pass tax-cut legislation that would raise the private activity bond cap and ease arbitrage rebate restrictions for school bonds. Tax-exempt bond provisions in the pending Taxpayer Relief Act of...
- DOT Wants $15B in Private-Activity Bonds OK'd for Transportation. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;5/15/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31636, p4
The U.S. administration urged the Congress to change the tax laws to allow private companies to use up to 15 billion dollar in tax-exempt bonds to finance the construction of transportation infrastructure projects that would be exempt from the private-activity bond volume. The administration's...