Senate Bill 3779
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Skills Renewal Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on May 20, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 20, 2020
Latest Action
May 20, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3779
Congress
116
Policy Area
Taxation
Taxation
Primary focus of measure is all aspects of income, excise, property, inheritance, and employment taxes; tax administration and collection. Measures concerning state and local finance may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Minnesota
Nebraska
New Jersey
South Carolina
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Skills Renewal Act

This bill allows eligible individuals a refundable tax credit, up to $4,000 in a taxable year, for expenses paid for qualified training services. The bill defines

  • qualified training service as a course or program of study that is listed in provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act or that relates to computer science, technology, or another high-need area, such as a coding boot camp, that have been precertified by the Department of Labor; and
  • eligible individual as an individual who became unemployed or furloughed in 2020 but was otherwise able to work and was available for work and has applied for or is receiving pandemic emergency unemployment compensation related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).
Text (1)
Actions (2)
05/20/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
05/20/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 21, 2020 4:27:09 AM
Updated
Jul 9, 2020 2:42:05 PM