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H.R. 520 (114th): Student Job Protection Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 22, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 520

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 22, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt student workers for purposes of determining a higher education institution’s employer health care shared responsibility.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Student Job Protection Act of 2015.

2.

Student workers exempted from determination of higher education institution’s employer health care shared responsibility

(a)

In general

Subsection (c) of section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by redesignating paragraphs (5), (6), and (7) as paragraphs (6), (7), and (8), respectively, and by inserting after paragraph (4) the following new paragraph:

(5)

Exception for student workers

(A)

In general

Services rendered as a student worker to an eligible educational institution (as defined in section 25A(f)(2)) shall not be taken into account under this section as service provided by an employee.

(B)

Student worker

For purposes of this paragraph, the term student worker means, with respect to any eligible educational institution (as so defined), any individual who—

(i)

is employed by such institution, and

(ii)

is a student enrolled at the institution and whose academic activity is consistent with the normal full time work load as determined by the institution for the course of study the individual is pursuing.

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(b)

Effective date

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