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H.R.3474: Hire More Heroes 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 Rodney Davis, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 37 (4 Democrats, 33 Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action May 15, 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 introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here, with an updated short title.)

Hire More Heroes Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit an employer, for purposes of determining whether such employer is an applicable large employer and thus required to provide health care coverage to its employees under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to exclude employees who have coverage under a health care program administered by the Department of Defense (DOD), including TRICARE, or the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 15, 2014 Cloture motion on the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S3064)
May 14, 2014 Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3019; text: CR S3019)
May 14, 2014 Motion by Senator Reid to commit to Senate Committee on Finance with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 3093) made in Senate. (consideration: CR S3018-3019; text: CR S3018)
May 14, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S3018-3019)
May 14, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3018)
May 14, 2014 Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S2984-2993, S3018)
May 13, 2014

Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 96 - 3. Record Vote Number: 143. (consideration: CR S2930; text: CR S2930)

May 13, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2923, S2924-2930, S2935-2947)
May 12, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2889-2890)
May 8, 2014 Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S2850; text: CR S2850)
May 8, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2831-2832, S2847-2859)
March 24, 2014 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 332.
March 13, 2014 Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
March 12, 2014 Received in the Senate.
March 11, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 1 (Roll no. 115). (text: CR H2276)

March 11, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2284-2285)
March 11, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
March 11, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3474.
March 11, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2276-2278)
March 11, 2014 Mr. Brady (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. (consideration: CR H2276)
Nov. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.