2016 US Code
Title 26 - Internal Revenue Code
Subtitle A - Income Taxes
Chapter 1 - Normal Taxes and Surtaxes
Subchapter Y - Short-Term Regional Benefits
Part III - Recovery Zone Bonds
Sec. 1400U-2 - Recovery zone economic development bonds

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Citation 26 U.S.C. § 1400U-2 (2016)
Section Name §1400U–2. Recovery zone economic development bonds
Section Text (a) In general

In the case of a recovery zone economic development bond—

(1) such bond shall be treated as a qualified bond for purposes of section 6431, and

(2) subsection (b) of such section shall be applied by substituting "45 percent" for "35 percent".

(b) Recovery zone economic development bond (1) In general

For purposes of this section, the term "recovery zone economic development bond" means any build America bond (as defined in section 54AA(d)) issued before January 1, 2011, as part of issue if—

(A) 100 percent of the excess of—

(i) the available project proceeds (as defined in section 54A) of such issue, over

(ii) the amounts in a reasonably required reserve (within the meaning of section 150(a)(3)) with respect to such issue,


are to be used for one or more qualified economic development purposes, and

(B) the issuer designates such bond for purposes of this section.

(2) Limitation on amount of bonds designated

The maximum aggregate face amount of bonds which may be designated by any issuer under paragraph (1) shall not exceed the amount of the recovery zone economic development bond limitation allocated to such issuer under section 1400U–1.

(c) Qualified economic development purpose

For purposes of this section, the term "qualified economic development purpose" means expenditures for purposes of promoting development or other economic activity in a recovery zone, including—

(1) capital expenditures paid or incurred with respect to property located in such zone,

(2) expenditures for public infrastructure and construction of public facilities, and

(3) expenditures for job training and educational programs.

Source Credit

(Added Pub. L. 111–5, div. B, title I, §1401(a), Feb. 17, 2009, 123 Stat. 349.)

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
Subtitle A - Income Taxes
CHAPTER 1 - NORMAL TAXES AND SURTAXES
Subchapter Y - Short-Term Regional Benefits
PART III - RECOVERY ZONE BONDS
Sec. 1400U-2 - Recovery zone economic development bonds
Contains section 1400U-2
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large Reference 123 Stat. 349
Public Law References Public Law 111-5
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