IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
To amend title IX of the Social Security Act to improve emergency unemployment relief for governmental entities and nonprofit organizations.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act of 2020.
Improving emergency unemployment relief for governmental entities and nonprofit organizations
Section 903(i)(1) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1103(i)(1)) is amended—
in subparagraph (A), by striking
during and inserting
with respect to;
in subparagraph (B), by striking
3309(a)(1) and inserting
by striking subparagraph (C) and inserting the following new subparagraph:
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.
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)).
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—
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
reduce the amounts required to be paid in accordance with such section 903(i)(1)(C), as amended by subsection (a).
Passed the Senate July 2, 2020.