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H.R. 9051 (116th): CASH Act of 2020

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase recovery rebate amounts to $2,000 for individuals, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Neal

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 30, 2020
Length: 6 pages
Dec 28, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 28, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Cline Statement on Vote to Increase Emergency Relief Checks Without Offsetting Cuts to Wasteful Spending
    — Rep. Ben Cline [R-VA6] on Dec 28, 2020

Congressman Thompson Votes for the CASH Act and Calls for Passage by the Senate
    — Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS2] on Dec 28, 2020

MEMO TO MEDIA: Democratic House Majority in the 116th Congress: A Record of Results For the People
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 31, 2020

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Dec 27, 2020
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Dec 28, 2020

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Dec 28, 2020
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This was a vote to increase the COVID-19 relief checks to Americans from $600 to $2,000 and to extend benefits to dependents rather than only children.

H.R. 9051 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 9051. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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