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Jobs and Childcare for Military Families Act of 2018

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A bill to provide a work opportunity tax credit for military spouses and to provide for flexible spending arrangements for childcare services for military families.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/27/2018Introduced in Senate

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02/27/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1247-1248)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR]* 02/27/2018
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]* 02/27/2018
Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD] 03/05/2018

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance02/27/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/27/2018)

Jobs and Childcare for Military Families Act of 2018

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a work opportunity tax credit for hiring a qualified military spouse. A "qualified military spouse" is the spouse or domestic partner (as recognized under state law or by the Armed Forces) of a member of the Armed Forces.

The bill also requires the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security (with respect to the Coast Guard) to implement flexible spending arrangements that permit members of the Armed Forces to use basic pay and compensation to pay for childcare services for their dependent children on a pre-tax basis.