US SB1802 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on June 12 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-12 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S3365-3366)
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Jobs and Childcare for Military Families Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a work opportunity tax credit for hiring a qualified military spouse. A "qualified military spouse" is the spouse or domestic partner (as recognized under state law or by the Armed Forces) of a member of the Armed Forces. The bill also requires the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security (with respect to the Coast Guard) to implement flexible spending arrangements that permit members of the Armed Forces to use basic pay and compensation to pay for childcare services for their dependent children on a pre-tax basis.

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Title

Jobs and Childcare for Military Families Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-12SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S3365-3366)

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