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H.R.2575: Save American Workers Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about taxation
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Sponsor Todd Young, R-Ind.
Total Cosponsors 210 (7 Democrats, 203 Republicans)
Introduced June 28, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on March 26, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Save American Workers Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to redefine "full-time employee," for purposes of the mandate requiring employers to provide health care coverage for their employees, as an employee who is employed on average at least 40 hours of service a week (currently, at least 30 hours of service a week). Makes this Act applicable to months beginning after December 31, 2013.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2014 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 350.
April 7, 2014 Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
April 3, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 3, 2014

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 248 - 179 (Roll no. 156). (text: CR 4/02/2014 H2821)

April 3, 2014

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 191 - 232 (Roll no. 155). (consideration: CR H2889-2890)

April 3, 2014 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H2890)
April 3, 2014 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Takano motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment to prohibit the underlying bill from taking effect if any provision results in (1) the loss of health coverage or loss of wages for any employee; (2) an increase in the Federal deficit; (3) the loss of health coverage for veterans and their families; (4) an increase in premiums or out of pocket costs for employees; (5) denial of coverage for pre-existing conditions; or (6) discriminating against women by limiting their access to quality healthcare or decreasing their health coverage.
April 3, 2014 Mr. Takano moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Ways and Means. (consideration: CR H2889-2890; text: CR H2889)
April 3, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H2889)
April 3, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with the remaining 1 hour and 46 minutes of debate on H.R. 2575.
April 3, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2861-2891)
April 2, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair announced that pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule 19, further proceedings on H.R. 2575 would be postponed.
April 2, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with three hours of debate on H.R. 2575.
April 2, 2014 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2575 with 3 hours of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
April 2, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 530. (consideration: CR H2821-2833)
April 2, 2014 Rule H. Res. 530 passed House.
April 1, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 530 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2575 with 3 hours of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
March 26, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 287.
March 26, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 113-386.
Feb. 4, 2014 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 14.
Feb. 4, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
June 28, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.