H. R. 287
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 4, 2017
Mr. Turner introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Student Job Protection Act of 2017.
Student workers exempted from determination of higher education institution’s employer health care shared responsibility
Section 4980H(c) 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:
Exception for student workers
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.
For purposes of this paragraph, the term student worker means, with respect to any eligible educational institution (as so defined), any individual who—
is employed by such institution, and
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.
The amendments made by this section shall apply to months beginning after December 31, 2013.