Text: H.R.1953 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/17/2021)


117th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1953


To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit incarcerated individuals from receiving 2021 recovery rebates.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 17, 2021

Mr. Steil (for himself, Mr. Perry, Mr. Gallagher, and Mr. Grothman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit incarcerated individuals from receiving 2021 recovery rebates.

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 Taxpayer-Funded Checks for Prisoners Act”.

SEC. 2. INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS PRECLUDED FROM 2021 RECOVERY REBATES.

(a) In general.—Section 6428B(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (as added by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021) is amended by striking “and” at the end of paragraph (2), by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (4), and by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph:

“(3) any individual who was incarcerated in a Federal prison on the date of the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect as if included in the enactment of section 9601 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.


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