H.R.3355 - Heroes Hiring Heroes Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 11/03/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/14/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3355 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/03/2011)
Heroes Hiring Heroes Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a program to award grants to states to assist the employment of veterans. Allows the Secretary to award more than one grant per state. Limits grant amounts to $100,000.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2016 the work opportunity tax credit for employers hiring previously unemployed veterans after 2011 and before 2017. Increases such credit with respect to such veterans. Provides a special tax credit for veteran-owned employers who hire previously unemployed veterans through a state job fair or forum after 2016.