To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to waive the 10 percent penalty on distributions from qualified retirement plans for mortgage payments on qualified residences and in respect of unemployment and to increase the age at which distributions from qualified retirement plans are required to begin from 70 1/2 to 75.


Individual Recovery Assistance Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) suspend for a one-year period the penalty on premature distributions from tax-exempt pension plans for mortgage payments or as unemployment compensation; and (2) increase from 70-1/2 to 75 the age at which a taxpayer must take taxable distributions from their pension plans.

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