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H.R. 5081 (ih) To amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to create a grant program to promote joint activities among Federal, State, and local public child welfare and alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment agencies. [Introduced in H...

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                                H. R. 5080

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a $1,000 
credit against income tax for every 3 years that they employ a veteran.



                           September 15, 2004

 Mr. Saxton (for himself, Mr. Burr, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. 
    Cardoza, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Walsh, Mr. Garrett of New Jersey, Mr. 
 Stenholm, Mr. Sherwood, Mr. LoBiondo, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Sandlin, 
Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Gibbons, and Mr. Towns) introduced the following 
      bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


                                 A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a $1,000 
credit against income tax for every 3 years that they employ a veteran.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,


    This Act may be cited as the ``Veterans' Employment Act of 2004''.


    (a) In General.--Subpart D of part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1 
of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to business related 
credits) is amended by inserting after section 45F the following new 

              OF VETERAN.

    ``(a) In General.--For purposes of section 38, the veteran 
employment credit determined under this section for the taxable year is 
$1,000 for each veteran (as defined in section 101 of title 38, United 
States Code) whose has a 3-year employment period ending during the 
taxable year.
    ``(b) 3-Year Employment Period.--For purposes of this section, a 
veteran's 3-year employment period is each 3-year period throughout 
which the veteran is a full-time employee of the taxpayer (or a 
predecessor) in a trade or business. A day of employment shall be taken 
into account under the preceding sentence with respect to any 
employment period only if not taken into account with respect to any 
prior period.
    ``(c) Special Rules.--
            ``(1) Inflation adjustment.--In the case of any taxable 
        year beginning in a calendar year after 2005, the dollar amount 
        contained in subsection (a) shall be increased by an amount 
        equal to--
                    ``(A) such dollar amount, multiplied by
                    ``(B) the cost-of-living adjustment determined 
                under section 1(f)(3) for the calendar year in which 
                the taxable year begins, determined by substituting 
                `calendar year 2004' for `calendar year 1992' in 
                subparagraph (B) thereof.
        Any increase determined under the preceding sentence shall be 
        rounded to the nearest multiple of $50.
            ``(2) Other rules.--Rules similar to the rules of section 
        52 shall apply for purposes of this section.''
    (b) Credit Made Part of General Business Credit.--
            (1) In general.--Subsection (b) of section 38 of such Code 
        (relating to current year business credit) is amended by 
        striking ``plus'' at the end of paragraph (14), by striking the 
        period at the end of paragraph (15) and inserting ``, plus'', 
        and by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph:
            ``(16) the veteran employment credit determined under 
        section 45G(a).''.
            (2) Limitation on carryback.--Subsection (d) of section 39 
        of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following new 
            ``(11) No carryback of veteran employment credit before 
        effective date.--No portion of the unused business credit for 
        any taxable year which is attributable to the credit determined 
        under section 45G may be carried back to any taxable year 
        beginning on or before the date of the enactment of this 
    (c) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections for subpart D of 
part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1 of such Code is amended by 
inserting after the item relating to section 45F the following new 

                              ``Sec. 45G. Employer credit for every 3 
                                        years of full-time employment 
                                        of veteran.''.
    (d) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall 
apply to taxable years beginning after the date of the enactment of 
this Act; except that such amendments shall take into account periods 
of employment on or before such date.

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