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S. 4209 (116th): Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act of 2020

A bill to amend title IX of the Social Security Act to improve emergency unemployment relief for governmental entities and nonprofit organizations.

Sponsor and status

Tim Scott

Sponsor. Senator for South Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Jul 2, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 3, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 3, 2020.

Pub.L. 116-151

26 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 11 Republicans, 1 Independent)


Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 4001: Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act of 2020

Introduced on Jun 18, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Jul 2, 2020

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 2, 2020
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 9, 2020
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 3, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 4209 (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. 4209. 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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