H. R. 1953
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 17, 2021
Mr. Steil (for himself, Mr. Perry, Mr. Gallagher, and Mr. Grothman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit incarcerated individuals from receiving 2021 recovery rebates.
This Act may be cited as the
No Taxpayer-Funded Checks for Prisoners Act.
Incarcerated individuals precluded from 2021 recovery rebates
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:
any individual who was incarcerated in a Federal prison on the date of the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and
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.