H. R. 2900
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 28, 2021
Ms. Schakowsky (for herself, Mr. García of Illinois, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mr. Payne, Mr. DeFazio, and Mr. Bacon) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget
To permanently exempt payments made from the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Account from sequestration under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
This Act may be cited as the
Railroad Employee Equity and Fairness Act or the
Treatment of payments from the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Account
Section 235 of the Continued Assistance to Rail Workers Act of 2020 (subchapter III of title II of division N of Public Law 116–260) is amended—
in subsection (b)—
by striking paragraphs (1) and (2); and
subsection (a)— and inserting
subsection (a) shall take effect 7 days after the date of enactment of the Continued Assistance to Rail Workers Act of 2020.; and
by striking subsection (c).
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply as if enacted on the date before the date on which the national emergency concerning the novel coronavirus disease (COVID–19) outbreak declared by the President on March 13, 2020, under the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.) terminates.