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H.R. 5408 (114th): Layoff Prevention Extension Act of 2016


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 8, 2016 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5408

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 8, 2016

(for herself, Mr. Conyers, Ms. Brown of Florida, Ms. Norton, Mr. Cicilline, and Mr. Gutiérrez) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To provide for the treatment and extension of temporary financing of short-time compensation programs.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Layoff Prevention Extension Act of 2016.

2.

Extension of temporary financing of short-time compensation payments in States with programs in law

(a)

Extension

(1)

In general

Subsection (b) of section 2162 of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (26 U.S.C. 3304 note) is amended—

(A)

in paragraph (1)(B), by striking 3 years and inserting 5 years; and

(B)

in paragraph (2)—

(i)

in the heading, by striking Three-year and inserting Five-year; and

(ii)

by striking 156 weeks and inserting 260 weeks.

(2)

Effective date

The amendments made by paragraph (1) shall take effect as if included in the enactment of such section 2162.

(b)

Technical correction

(1)

In general

Section 3306(v)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 3306) is amended by inserting or the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act after 1998.

(2)

Effective Date

The amendment made by paragraph (1) shall take effect on the day that is 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act.

3.

Extension of deadline for submitting an application for grants for short-time compensation programs

(a)

Extension

Subsection (c)(1) of section 2164 of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (26 U.S.C. 3304 note) is amended by striking December 31, 2014 and inserting December 31, 2016.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in the enactment of such section 2164.