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S. 3563 - Hire Student Veterans Act

Introduced: 2018-10-10
Bill Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
 

Hire Student Veterans Act

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow a work opportunity tax credit for hiring a veteran attending an institute of higher learning using educational assistance provided under certain programs administered by the Department of Defense or the Department of Veterans Affairs, and (2) modify the minimum employment period required for veterans that qualify for the credit under this bill.

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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3563


    To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the work opportunity tax credit with respect to hiring veterans who are receiving educational assistance under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs or Defense.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 10, 2018

    Ms. Heitkamp (for herself, Mr. Moran, and Ms. Stabenow) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

    To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the work opportunity tax credit with respect to hiring veterans who are receiving educational assistance under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs or Defense.

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 “Hire Student Veterans Act”.

SEC. 2. Work opportunity tax credit for hiring veterans receiving educational assistance under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs or Defense.

(a) In general.—Section 51(d)(3)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking “or” at the end of clause (iii), by striking the period at the end of clause (iv) and inserting “, or”, and by adding at the end the following new clause:

“(v) attending an institute of higher learning by means of educational assistance provided under chapter 30, 31, 32, 33, or 34 of title 38, United States Code, or chapter 1606 or 1607 of title 10, United States Code.”.

(b) Modification of minimum employment period.—Section 51(i)(3)(A) of such Code is amended by inserting “(other than a qualified veteran described in subsection (d)(3)(A)(v))” after “In the case of an individual”.

(c) Effective date.—The amendments made by this section shall apply to individuals who begin work for the employer after the date of the enactment of this Act.


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