H. R. 5765
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 28, 2021
Mrs. Boebert (for herself, Mr. Mast, Mrs. Miller of Illinois, Mr. Hice of Georgia, Mr. Norman, Mr. Gohmert, and Mr. Clyde) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To prohibit the use of Federal funds for funeral expenses related to COVID–19, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “Stop Appropriations for Obsequy Costs Act” or the “Stop AOC Act”.
Prohibiting use of Federal funds for funeral expenses related to COVID–19
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including section 4006 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and section 408(e)(1) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5174(e)(1)), Federal funds may not be used to provide financial assistance to an individual or household for funeral expenses if the eligibility for such assistance is derived from a cause of death related to COVID–19.