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American Family Act of 2019

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the child tax credit fully refundable, establish an increased child tax credit for young children, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/06/2019Introduced in Senate

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03/06/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (37)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 03/06/2019
Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM] 03/11/2019

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance03/06/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/06/2019)

American Family Act of 2019

This bill modifies the child tax credit to (1) make the credit fully refundable, (2) increase the amount of the credit and allow an additional credit for children who are under six years of age, (3) require the amount of the credit to be adjusted annually for inflation, and (4) require the Department of the Treasury to establish a program for making advance payments of the credit on a monthly basis.