H.J.Res. 61: Hire More Heroes Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jul 23, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jul 27, 2015

This resolution passed in the House on July 27, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Rodney Davis

Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2015
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

42% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

About the resolution

Full Title

Amending the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The Hire More Heroes Act would exempt employees with health coverage from TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being considered in the employer mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The employer mandate of the ACA requires employers of 50 or more full-time employees to provide qualified health insurance. The bill would exclude veterans receiving health care benefits from this ...

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History

Jul 23, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 27, 2015
 
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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