H.R. 3355 (112th): Heroes Hiring Heroes Act of 2011

Nov 03, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Ben Luján
Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district
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Nov 03, 2011
5 pages

This bill was introduced on November 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Nov 03, 2011
Referred to Committee Nov 03, 2011
Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to assist veterans find employment, to make permanent and modify the work opportunity tax credit with respect to unemployed veterans, and for other purposes.


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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)

House Veterans' Affairs

Economic Opportunity

House Ways and Means

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Heroes Hiring Heroes Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a program to award grants to states to assist the employment of veterans. Allows the Secretary to award more than one grant per state. Limits grant amounts to $100,000.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2016 the work opportunity tax credit for employers hiring previously unemployed veterans after 2011 and before 2017. Increases such credit with respect to such veterans. Provides a special tax credit for veteran-owned employers who hire previously unemployed veterans through a state job fair or forum after 2016.

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