H.R. 1271: Job Skills for America’s Students Act of 2013

Introduced:
Mar 19, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee on Mar 19, 2013
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 19, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced
Mar 19, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
Mark Takano
Representative for California's 41st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 19, 2013
Length
4 pages
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit against income tax as an incentive to partner with educational institutions to provide skills training for students.

Summary

No summaries available.

 
Prognosis

1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (8D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/19/2013--Introduced.
Job Skills for America's Students Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers who partner with educational institutions to provide skills training a tax credit of $2,000 for each participating student, up to a maximum credit of $10,000 in a taxable year.

House Republican Conference Summary

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