A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the credit for employers establishing workplace child care facilities, to increase the child care credit to encourage greater use of quality child care services, to provide incentives for students to earn child care-related degrees and to work in child care facilities, and to increase the exclusion for employer-provided dependent care assistance.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for California. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 8 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
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Jan 12, 2009
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 210 (111th).
Jan 25, 2011
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Jan 22, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 56 (113th).
Feb 11, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 446 (114th).
S. 160 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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