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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

WRCR Act of 2019
Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and improve the earned income tax credit.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
11/26/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date
11/26/2019Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/26/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (34)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 11/26/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 12/03/2019
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 12/04/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means11/26/2019 Referred to

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Subjects (1)


Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (11/26/2019)

Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act of 2019 or the WRCR Act of 2019

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the earned income tax credit, to (1) make the credit available to certain students, (2) modify the age requirement for the credit, (3) include care-giving and learning as compensated work for purposes of the credit, (4) revise the definition of "qualifying dependents" eligible for the credit, (5) increase the credit for certain unmarried individuals with two or more qualifying children, and (6) require the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to establish a program for making direct advance monthly payments of the credit to eligible taxpayers.

The bill directs the IRS to establish a program to educate taxpayers about the availability of the earned income tax credit and the advance monthly payments of such credit.