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Emergency Money for the People Act

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To provide for the issuance of emergency monthly payments to every American throughout the duration of the coronavirus crisis to be provided by the Department of the Treasury, in consultation with other Federal and State agencies.

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Date Actions Overview
04/14/2020Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
04/14/2020Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/14/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (42)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 04/14/2020
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2]* 04/14/2020
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 04/14/2020
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 04/28/2020
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 04/28/2020
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 04/28/2020
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 04/28/2020
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16] 04/28/2020
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 04/28/2020
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] 04/28/2020
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 04/28/2020
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 04/28/2020
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 04/28/2020
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 05/08/2020
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 05/08/2020
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4] 05/08/2020
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 05/08/2020
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14] 05/08/2020
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 05/08/2020
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 05/08/2020
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 05/08/2020
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 05/08/2020
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 05/15/2020
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 05/15/2020
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 06/04/2020
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 08/21/2020
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5] 12/24/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Ways and Means04/14/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/14/2020)

Emergency Money for the People Act

This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to make monthly payments during a specified 12-month period to certain citizens and noncitizens of the United States and their dependent children. The amount of such payments shall be $2,000 each month ($4,000 for married couples filing joint returns) and additional amounts for their dependent children. The monthly amount shall be phased out for individuals whose adjusted gross income exceeds $130,000 ($260,000 for joint return filers). The payments must begin within 14 days of the enactment of this bill.

The bill allows such monthly payments for individuals who are not U.S. citizens or residents, but have been physically present in the United States continuously since January 27, 2020 (the effective date of the public health emergency resulting from the COVID-19 [i.e. coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic), and continue to be physically present in the United States throughout the duration of the payment period.

If Treasury does not have sufficient tax return information to make payments to an eligible individual, it shall consult with the Department of Veteran Affairs and the Social Security Administration and any agency making pension or annuity payments to such individual.