S 878

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 878

To amend section 520 of the Housing Act of 1949 to revise the requirements for areas to be considered as rural areas for purposes of such Act.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 4, 2011

Mr. NELSON of Nebraska introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs


A BILL

To amend section 520 of the Housing Act of 1949 to revise the requirements for areas to be considered as rural areas for purposes of such Act.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2011'.

SEC. 2. DEFINITION OF RURAL AREA.

    The second sentence of section 520 of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490) is amended by striking: `1990 or 2000 decennial census shall continue to be so classified until the receipt of data from the decennial census in the year 2010' and inserting `1990, 2000, or 2010 decennial census shall continue to be so classified until the receipt of data from the decennial census in the year 2020'.

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