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H.R. 1953: No Taxpayer-Funded Checks for Prisoners Act


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 17, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1953

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 17, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Perry, Mr. Gallagher, and Mr. Grothman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit incarcerated individuals from receiving 2021 recovery rebates.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the No Taxpayer-Funded Checks for Prisoners Act.

2.

Incarcerated individuals precluded from 2021 recovery rebates

(a)

In general

Section 6428B(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (as added by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021) is amended by striking and at the end of paragraph (2), by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (4), and by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph:

(3)

any individual who was incarcerated in a Federal prison on the date of the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and

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(b)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall take effect as if included in the enactment of section 9601 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.