S.2800 - Employment Access for Recidivism Reduction Nationwide110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA] (Introduced 04/02/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/02/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2800 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/02/2008)
Employment Access for Recidivism Reduction Nationwide or the EARN Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor to: (1) promote the work opportunity tax credit program by reducing backlogs of employer applications for certifications under such program and by increasing awareness of the availability of such credit; and (2) increase the number of fidelity bonds purchased and issued by states through the Federal Bonding Program.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the work opportunity tax credit for employers who employ ex-felons hired under certain federal programs.