S.1663 - A bill to make available funds from the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 for funding a voluntary employees' beneficiary association with respect to former employees of Delphi Corporation.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 09/11/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/11/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.|
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Summary: S.1663 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/11/2009)
Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to enter into an agreement with a volunteer employees' beneficiary association (VEBA) established after enactment of this Act for the benefit of eligible separated employees of Delphi Corporation (and their dependents) in order to transfer amounts to the VEBA for purposes of establishing, or obtaining coverage under, a health care plan for the benefit of such employees (and dependents).
Limits the application of this Act to employees with respect to whom the obligation of Delphi Corporation or General Motors Corporation to provide health care coverage has been discharged in a bankruptcy proceeding.
Directs the Secretary to make available up to $3 billion in Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) funds, under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (EESA), to provide health care coverage that is substantially the same as the coverage the obligation for which was so discharged.