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Text of the Save American Workers Act of 2014

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 3, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 8, 2014 (Placed on Calendar in the Senate).

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Calendar No. 350

113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2575

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 7, 2014

Received and read the first time

April 8, 2014

Read the second time and placed on the calendar

AN ACT

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 30-hour threshold for classification as a full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and replace it with 40 hours.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Save American Workers Act of 2014 .

2.

Repeal of 30-hour threshold for classification as full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and replacement with 40 hours

(a)

Full-Time equivalents

Paragraph (2) of section 4980H(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—

(1)

by repealing subparagraph (E), and

(2)

by inserting after subparagraph (D) the following new subparagraph:

(E)

Full-time equivalents treated as full-time employees

Solely for purposes of determining whether an employer is an applicable large employer under this paragraph, an employer shall, in addition to the number of full-time employees for any month otherwise determined, include for such month a number of full-time employees determined by dividing the aggregate number of hours of service of employees who are not full-time employees for the month by 174.

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(b)

Full-Time employees

Paragraph (4) of section 4980H(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—

(1)

by repealing subparagraph (A), and

(2)

by inserting before subparagraph (B) the following new subparagraph:

(A)

In general

The term full-time employee means, with respect to any month, an employee who is employed on average at least 40 hours of service per week.

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(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to months beginning after December 31, 2013.

Passed the House of Representatives April 3, 2014.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.

April 8, 2014

Read the second time and placed on the calendar