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02/06/2020          

NEST Act of 2020

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116TH CONGRESS 
2D SESSION H. R. 5782 

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a credit against 
tax for qualified special law enforcement officers. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

FEBRUARY 6, 2020 
Mr. BUDD (for himself and Mr. MEADOWS) introduced the following bill; 

which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means 

A BILL 
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide 

for a credit against tax for qualified special law enforce-
ment officers. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-1

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 3

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘National Education 4

Security Training Act of 2020’’ or the ‘‘NEST Act of 5

2020’’. 6

SEC. 2. CREDIT FOR QUALIFIED SPECIAL LAW ENFORCE-7

MENT OFFICERS. 8

(a) IN GENERAL.—Subpart A of part IV of sub-9

chapter A of chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code of 10

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1986 is amended by inserting after section 25D the fol-1

lowing new section: 2

‘‘SEC. 25E. CREDIT FOR QUALIFIED SPECIAL LAW EN-3

FORCEMENT OFFICERS. 4

‘‘(a) ALLOWANCE OF CREDIT.—In the case of a 5

qualified special law enforcement officer, there shall be al-6

lowed as a credit against the tax imposed by this chapter 7

for a taxable year an amount equal to $1,500. 8

‘‘(b) QUALIFIED SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFI-9

CER.—For purposes of this section— 10

‘‘(1) IN GENERAL.—The term ‘qualified special 11

law enforcement officer’ means an individual— 12

‘‘(A) employed part-time by a local law en-13

forcement agency to patrol one or more quali-14

fied schools, and 15

‘‘(B) who is, on the date such individual is 16

first so employed, a qualified veteran or a quali-17

fied retired law enforcement officer. 18

‘‘(2) QUALIFIED SCHOOL.—The term ‘qualified 19

school’ means— 20

‘‘(A) an elementary school or secondary 21

school (as such terms are defined in section 22

8101 of the Elementary and Secondary Edu-23

cation Act of 1965), or 24

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‘‘(B) an institution of higher education (as 1

such term is defined in section 101 of the High-2

er Education Act of 1965). 3

‘‘(3) QUALIFIED VETERAN.—The term ‘quali-4

fied veteran’ means an individual who served in the 5

active military, naval, or air service, and who was 6

discharged or released therefrom under conditions 7

other than dishonorable. 8

‘‘(4) QUALIFIED RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT 9

OFFICER.—The term ‘qualified retired law enforce-10

ment officer’ has the meaning given such term by 11

section 926C of title 18, United States Code.’’. 12

(b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The table of sections 13

for subpart A of part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1 14

of such Code is amended by inserting after the item relat-15

ing to section 25D the following new item: 16

‘‘Sec. 25E. Credit for qualified special law enforcement officers.’’. 

(c) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by 17

this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after 18

the date of the enactment of this Act. 19

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Picture Name From Date Type
Ted Budd R-NC 02/06/2020 Sponsor
Mark Meadows R-NC 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
02/06/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.Action By: House of Representatives
02/06/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5782. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/06/2020) National Education Security Training Act of 2020 or the NEST Act of 2020 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a $1,500 tax credit for veterans and retired law enforcement officers who are employed part-time by a local law enforcement agency to patrol one or more elementary or secondary schools or institutions of higher education.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/06/2020) National Education Security Training Act of 2020 or the NEST Act of 2020 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a $1,500 tax credit for veterans and retired law enforcement officers who are employed part-time by a local law enforcement agency to patrol one or more elementary or secondary schools or institutions of higher education.
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Credit
Credit for qualified special law enforcement officers (a)In generalSubpart A of part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by inserting after section 25D the following new section: 25E

Education
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House of Representatives
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