S.1753 - Healthy Workforce Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Harkin, Tom [D-IA] (Introduced 07/09/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/09/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1753 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/09/2007)
Healthy Workforce Act of 2007 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers a 50% tax credit for the costs of providing employees with a qualified wellness program. Defines "qualified wellness program" as a program that is certified by the Secretary of Health and Human Services and that consists of a health awareness and education component, a behavioral change component, and a supportive environment component. Terminates such credit after 2017.
Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to institute an outreach program to inform businesses about the availability of such wellness program tax credit.