H.R.2047 - Encouraging Work Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Houghton, Amo [R-NY-29] (Introduced 05/09/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||05/09/2003 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.|
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Summary: H.R.2047 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Encouraging Work Act of 2003 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make the work opportunity credit permanent.
Introduced in House (05/09/2003)
Modifies such credit by: (1) repealing the requirement that a "qualified ex-felon" be a member of a low-income (as specified) family; (2) increasing the maximum age for eligibility of food stamp recipients to 40 years; (3) redefining the term "vocational rehabilitation referral"; (4) adding "long-term family assistance recipients" (as defined) to the definition of "targeted groups"; and (5) increasing the maximum allowable credit for employment of long-term family assistance recipients.
Repeals the separate welfare-to-work credit.