Summary: S.1661 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/23/2019)

United States Employee Ownership Bank Act

This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to establish the U.S. Employee Ownership Bank, which must provide, in accordance with specified terms, conditions, and other requirements, financial assistance to increase employee ownership of a company.

The bill specifies that, in general, if an employer orders the closing of a plant or facility, the employer must offer its employees an opportunity to purchase the plant or facility through an employee stock-ownership plan or an eligible worker-owned cooperative.