H. R. 2575
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 28, 2013
Mr. Young of Indiana (for himself, Mr. Olson, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Mr. Rigell, Mr. Harris, Mr. Southerland, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. McHenry, Mr. Barr, Mr. Yoder, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Tiberi, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Gerlach, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Camp, Mr. Schock, Mr. Nunes, Mr. Paulsen, Mr. Valadao, Mr. Jones, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Ribble, Mr. Bucshon, Mr. Huizenga of Michigan, Mr. Messer, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Rooney, Mr. Rokita, Mrs. Black, Mr. Chabot, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Mr. Graves of Georgia, Mr. Reed, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Duffy, Mr. Wittman, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Flores, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Long, Mr. Nunnelee, Mr. Cramer, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. Hall, Mr. Radel, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Hanna, Mr. Benishek, Mr. Collins of New York, Mr. Price of Georgia, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Renacci, Mr. Holding, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. Womack, Mr. Kline, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Jordan, Mr. Issa, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. Pompeo, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Mullin, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Amodei, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, Mrs. Brooks of Indiana, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Cole, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Frelinghuysen, Mr. Bachus, Ms. Granger, Mr. Webster of Florida, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Thornberry, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Perry, and Mr. Rothfus) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Save American Workers Act of
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
Paragraph (2) of section 4980H(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—
by repealing subparagraph (E), and
by inserting after subparagraph (D) the following new subparagraph:
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.
Paragraph (4) of section 4980H(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—
by repealing subparagraph (A), and
by inserting before subparagraph (B) the following new subparagraph:
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.
The amendments made by this section shall take effect as if included in the amendments made by section 1513 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.