HB 868 Community Development Act; created.
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Summary:
Community Development Act. Creates the Community Development Act to encourage investment by business firms in nonprofit community development organizations offering a source of capital to impoverished persons or areas for the purpose of enhancing economic development and opportunities for employment and entrepreneurship. Qualified business firms shall be entitled to a tax credit in an amount equal to (i) 50 percent of the total amount of investment made in the form of a grant to a qualified community development organization or (ii) 10 percent of the total amount of (a) the proceeds of a loan made to a qualifying community development organization or (b) the return on an equity investment in a qualifying community development organization. The program shall be administered by the Department of Housing and Community Development.

Full text:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 967129260  pdf

Status:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 967129260
01/22/96  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/23/96  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 2
02/08/96  House: Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
02/08/96  House: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/13/96  House: Continued to 1997 in Finance (21-Y 0-N)