Text: H.R.7043 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/28/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 7043


To withhold funding authorized under the CARES Act from any State or municipality that provides economic stimulus payments through a program designed to exclusively assist illegal aliens.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 28, 2020

Mr. Buck (for himself, Mr. Biggs, Mr. Budd, Mr. Gaetz, Mr. Roy, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Murphy of North Carolina, Mrs. Lesko, Mr. Massie, Mr. Posey, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Riggleman, Mr. Babin, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Cline, and Mr. Steube) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform


A BILL

To withhold funding authorized under the CARES Act from any State or municipality that provides economic stimulus payments through a program designed to exclusively assist illegal aliens.

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 “No Bailouts for Illegal Aliens Act”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on the use of funds to offset stimulus checks to illegal aliens.

(a) In general.—Title XIII of the Emergency Appropriations for Coronavirus Health Response and Agency Operations (division B of Public Law 116–136) is amended—

(1) by redesignating section 23008 as section 23009; and

(2) by inserting after section 23007 the following:

“Sec. 23008. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act or any amendment made by this Act, no funds made available under this Act or by any amendment made by this Act, may be made available to a State or municipality (as such terms are defined in section 4002 of division A) unless the State or municipality has certified that it is not providing relief funds or similar monetary payments of any kind that are targeted exclusively to individuals who are believed to be unlawfully present in the United States.”.

(b) Applicability.—The amendment made by subsection (a)(2) shall apply to any funds made available under the CARES Act (Public Law 116–136) on or after the date of the enactment of that Act.


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