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


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 21, 2020 (Passed Congress).


One Hundred Sixteenth Congress of the United States of America

2d Session

S. 4209

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act of 2020.

2.

Improving emergency unemployment relief for governmental entities and nonprofit organizations

(a)

In general

Section 903(i)(1) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1103(i)(1)) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (A), by striking during and inserting with respect to;

(2)

in subparagraph (B), by striking 3309(a)(1) and inserting 3309(a); and

(3)

by striking subparagraph (C) and inserting the following new subparagraph:

(C)

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds transferred to the account of a State under subparagraph (A) shall be used exclusively to reduce the amounts required to be paid in lieu of contributions into the State unemployment fund pursuant to such section by governmental entities and other organizations described in section 3309(a) of such Code.

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(b)

Effective date

(1)

In general

Subject to paragraph (2), the amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in the enactment of section 2103 of the Relief for Workers Affected by Coronavirus Act (contained in subtitle A of title II of division A of the CARES Act (Public Law 116–136)).

(2)

Application to weeks prior to enactment

For weeks of unemployment that occurred after March 12, 2020, and prior to the date of enactment of this section, States may—

(A)

issue reimbursements in accordance with section 903(i)(1)(C) of the Social Security Act, as in effect prior to the date of enactment of this section; or

(B)

reduce the amounts required to be paid in accordance with such section 903(i)(1)(C), as amended by subsection (a).

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate