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H.R. 30 (114th): Save American Workers Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 6, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 30

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Olson, Mr. Rice of South Carolina, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mr. Webster of Florida, Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Hill, Mr. Turner, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Paulsen, Mr. Walden, Mr. Schock, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Price of Georgia, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Jones, Mr. Duffy, Mr. Lance, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Womack, Mr. Williams, Mr. Yoder, Mr. Frelinghuysen, Mr. Valadao, Mr. Sanford, Mr. Guinta, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Heck of Nevada, Mr. Huizenga of Michigan, Mr. Schrader, Mr. Peterson, Ms. Graham, Mr. Ashford, Mr. Brat, Mr. Whitfield, Mr. Meadows, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Woodall, Mr. Barletta, Mr. Katko, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. DeSantis, Mr. Perry, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Mulvaney, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Barr, Mr. Stivers, Mr. Zeldin, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Rothfus, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Ribble, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Latta, Mr. Gibson, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Cook, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Mr. Reed, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. McCaul, Mrs. Black, Mr. Rooney of Florida, Mr. Stewart, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Messer, Ms. Jenkins of Kansas, Mr. Bucshon, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Sessions, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Marino, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Benishek, Mr. Costello of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Noem, Mr. Tiberi, Mrs. Brooks of Indiana, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Tipton, Mr. Fleischmann, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Hurt of Virginia, Mr. Wenstrup, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Joyce, Mr. Byrne, Mr. Dold, Mr. Amodei, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Hanna, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Flores, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Griffith, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Mr. Kline, Mr. Posey, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Cole, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Issa, Mr. Jordan, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Holding, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. Westerman, Mr. Collins of New York, Mr. Mullin, Mr. Ratcliffe, Mr. Smith of Missouri, Mrs. Ellmers, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Poliquin, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Farenthold, Mrs. Mimi Walters of California, Mr. Rogers of Kentucky, Mr. Stutzman, Mr. Denham, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Marchant, and Mrs. Miller of Michigan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

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 2015.

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.

3.

Budgetary effects

The budgetary effects of this Act shall not be entered on either PAYGO scorecard maintained pursuant to section 4(d) of the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010.