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S. 537: Hire Student Veterans Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 25, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 537

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 25, 2019

(for herself, Mr. Moran, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Cramer, and Ms. Baldwin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the work opportunity tax credit with respect to hiring veterans who are receiving educational assistance under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs or Defense.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Hire Student Veterans Act.

2.

Work opportunity tax credit for hiring veterans receiving educational assistance under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs or Defense

(a)

In general

Section 51(d)(3)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking or at the end of clause (iii), by striking the period at the end of clause (iv) and inserting , or, and by adding at the end the following new clause:

(v)

attending an educational institution by means of educational assistance provided under chapter 30, 31, 32, 33, or 34 of title 38, United States Code, or chapter 1606 or 1607 of title 10, United States Code.

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(b)

Modification of minimum employment period

Section 51(i)(3)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by inserting (other than a qualified veteran described in subsection (d)(3)(A)(v)) after In the case of an individual.

(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to individuals who begin work for the employer after the date of the enactment of this Act.