To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include foster care transition youth as members of targeted groups for purposes of the work opportunity credit.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 7, 2016
Length: 3 pages
What legislators are saying
“Members Spearhead Bipartisan Legislation to Spur Hiring of Foster Youth”
— Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8, 2005-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 9, 2016
Sep 7, 2016
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H.R. 5947 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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