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Introduced in House (10/14/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3810


To extend certain economic recovery payments, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 14, 2009

Mr. DeFazio (for himself, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Michaud, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Sablan, Ms. Slaughter, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Costello, Mr. Delahunt, Mr. Oberstar, Mr. Filner, Mr. Tierney, Mr. Capuano, and Mr. Gutierrez) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure and Veterans’ Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To extend certain economic recovery payments, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Emergency Senior Citizens Relief Act of 2009”.

SEC. 2. Extension of certain economic recovery payments.

Section 2201 of title II of division B of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is amended—

(1) by inserting “in each of calendar years 2009 and 2010” after “the Secretary of the Treasury shall disburse” in subsection (a)(1)(A),

(2) by inserting “(for purposes of payments made for calendar year 2009), or the 3-month period ending with the month which ends prior to the month that includes the date of the enactment of the Emergency Senior Citizens Relief Act of 2009 (for purposes of payments made for calendar year 2010)” after “the month that includes the date of the enactment of this Act” in subsection (a)(1)(A),

(3) by inserting “(for purposes of payments made under this paragraph for calendar year 2009), or the 3-month period ending with the month which ends prior to the month that includes the date of the enactment of the Emergency Senior Citizens Relief Act of 2009 (for purposes of payments made under this paragraph for calendar year 2010)” after “the month that includes the date of the enactment of this Act” in subsection (a)(1)(B)(iii),

(4) by inserting “An individual who is entitled to, or eligible for, a benefit or cash payment described in paragraph (1) in both of the 3-month periods described in paragraph (1)(A) shall be paid a payment under this section in each of calendar years 2009 and 2010.” at the end of paragraph (3) of subsection (a),

(5) by inserting “in 1 year” after “No double payments” in the heading of paragraph (3) of subsection (a),

(6) by inserting “applicable” before “3-month period” in subsection (a)(4)(A),

(7) by inserting “applicable” before “3 month period” in subsection (a)(4)(B),

(8) by inserting “for purposes of payments made for calendar year 2009, or after December 31, 2011, for purposes of payments made for calendar year 2010,” after “December 31, 2010,” in subsection (a)(5)(B), and

(9) by striking “2011” in subsection (e) and inserting “2012”.

SEC. 3. Temporary application of Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance tax to earnings in excess of $1,290,000.

In the case of an individual who receives wages (within the meaning of section 3121(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, without regard to paragraph (1) thereof) in calendar year 2010, receives self-employment income (within the meaning of section 1402(b) of such Code, without regard to paragraph (1) thereof) for the taxable year beginning with or during such calendar year, or receives both, totaling in excess of $1,290,000, for purposes of sections 3121(a)(1) and 1402(b)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the amount of the contribution and benefit base as determined under section 230 of the Social Security Act shall be increased for such year by the amount of such excess. In no event shall any individual's primary insurance amount be determined under title II of the Social Security Act by taking into account the portion of the wages or self-employment income by which the contribution and benefit base is increased under this section.