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Veteran Employment Transition Act

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5/20/2013--Introduced. Veteran Employment Transition Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) revise the definition of "qualified veteran" for purposes of the work opportunity tax credit to include recently discharged veterans, and (2) make per...[more]

Sponsor

  • Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz [D, PA-13]

Cosponsors (75)

  • Robert E. Andrews
  • Rep. Ron Barber [D, AZ-2]
  • Rep. Karen Bass [D, CA-37]
  • Rep. Ami Bera [D, CA-7]
  • Rep. Timothy H. Bishop [D, NY-1]
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Sponsor: Rep Allyson Schwartz (D-PA)

Summary:

  • Would amend the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) revise the definition of "qualified veteran" for purposes of the work opportunity tax credit to include recently discharged veterans, and (2) make permanent the work opportunity tax credit for qualified veterans.
  • The Department of Defense and the National Guard would be required to inform military personnel who are discharged or released from active duty of the work opportunity tax credit and provide them with documentation relating to eligibility for and use of such credit.
  • The Secretaries of Labor, Veterans Affairs, and Defense would be required to enter into an agreement to govern the coordination of veteran job training services. Requires the Secretaries of Labor and Veterans Affairs to prepare reports on the veteran job training programs of their respective departments. 
 

Status:

5/20/13 – Introduced and referred to the Committees on Ways and Means, Veterans Affairs, Armed Services, and Small Business, Education and the Workforce.