26 U.S. Code § 1400U–2 - Recovery zone economic development bonds

(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.


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


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