Senators Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., write in this opinion piece that the definition of full-time workers under the Affordable Care Act as 30 hours a week "is not encouraging the economy to grow and is reducing the take-home pay of more and more Americans." They have introduced the "Forty Hours is Full Time Act of 2013" in an effort to help businesses comply with the health law by changing the number of hours that constitutes a full-time employee to the traditional 40 hours.

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