IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 13, 2021
Mr. Daines introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance
To suspend any funding authorized under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 from any State government that provides monetary payments to undocumented immigrants and to require States to reimburse the Federal Government for any such payments made since the date of the enactment of such Act.
This Act may be cited as the
No Taxpayer Handouts to Illegal Immigrants Act.
Suspension of certain funding from States that provide monetary payments to undocumented immigrants
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds made available under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Public Law 117–2) may be made available to any State government that directly or indirectly provides monetary payments to undocumented immigrants.
The restriction under subsection (a) shall apply to any funds made available under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.
If any State government described in subsection (a) provided monetary payments (directly or indirectly) to undocumented immigrants during the period beginning on the date of the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and ending on the date of the enactment of this Act, the State shall immediately submit payment to the Treasury of the United States in an amount equal to the aggregate total of such monetary payments.