H.R. 4840: Hire For a Second Chance Act of 2016

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the maximum wages allowed under the work opportunity tax credit for ex-felons, and for other purposes.

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Mar 22, 2016


Referred to Committee on Mar 22, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 22, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Bonnie Watson Coleman

Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2016
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Mar 22, 2016

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