Federal Legislation
June 27, 2002

H.R. 2410—Hope Plus Scholarship Act of 2001

Action Requested:
None.

Background:
Official purpose: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the Hope Scholarship Credit to be used for elementary and secondary expenses.
Introduced January 30, 2001 by Rep. Thomas G. Tancredo (R-CO 6th)

Cosponsors

Status:
6/28/2001: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Bill Summary and Status

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supports H.R. 2410. The purpose of this bill is to make the Hope Scholarship credit available to individuals for elementary and secondary educational expenses, including home schools (see section 2(b)). Qualified tuition and related expenses are to be defined by the Internal Revenue Code in 26 USCA § 530(b)(4). Examples of qualified expenses are: tuition, fees, tutoring, special needs services in the case of a special needs beneficiary, books, supplies, computer equipment and other equipment required for course of instruction at an eligible education institution.

 Other Resources

H.R. 2410 (pdf)