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S. 3679 (116th): Newborn CARES Act

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A bill to require the Internal Revenue Service to establish a procedure by which parents may immediately claim the recovery rebate amount for children born in 2020.

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Sponsor and status

Tammy Duckworth

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Illinois. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 11, 2020
Length: 4 pages
May 11, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


8 Cosponsors (5 Republicans, 3 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Gardner, Ivanka Trump Hold Roundtable on Supporting Child Care Services
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO, 2015-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2020

Walorski Co-Introduces Bill to Help New Parents Receive CARES Act Stimulus Checks This Year
    — Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2] on Aug 3, 2020

Schweikert, Pascrell, Walorski, Panetta Introduce Bill to Help New Parents Receive CARES Act Stimulus Checks This Year
    — Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6] on Jul 30, 2020

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May 11, 2020

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S. 3679 (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 S. 3679. 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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