To prohibit payment of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation to millionaires.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 7, 2020
Length: 4 pages
What legislators are saying
“Reps. Joyce, Curtis Introduce RICH Act to Block Unemployment Benefits for Millionaires”
— Rep. John Joyce [R-PA13] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 10, 2020
Aug 7, 2020
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H.R. 7959 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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