Or, I got mine…
Members of Congress took small-business loans — and the full extent is unknown
Some GOP lawmakers who benefited from the Paycheck Protection Program also opposed legislation requiring lending transparency.
06/16/2020 04:30 AM EDT
Updated: 06/16/2020 11:34 AM EDT
Williams was one of 146 Republicans to oppose Phillips’ bill to require the SBA to disclose loans over $2 million. Another one of those Republicans was Hartzler, whose family also received PPP loans for multiple businesses.
Aides to both Republicans said their respective loans were under the $2 million threshold that would have required disclosure under the bill but would not provide more details. A spokesman for Hartzler also declined to say which of her businesses had received the loans.
That was then, this is now:
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase recovery rebate amounts to $2,000 for individuals, and for other purposes.
1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa
2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
3 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
4 This Act may be cited as the “Caring for Americans
5 with Supplemental Help Act of 2020” or the “CASH Act
6 of 2020”.
1 SEC. 2. RECOVERY REBATE AMOUNTS INCREASED.
2 (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 6428A of the Internal
3 Revenue Code of 1986, as added by the COVID-related
4 Tax Relief Act of 2020, is amended by striking “$600”
5 each place it appears and inserting “$2,000”, and by
6 striking “$1,200” each place it appears and inserting
The vote tonight in the U.S. House of Representatives:
FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR ROLL CALL 252
H R 9051 2/3 YEA-AND-NAY 28-Dec-2020 5:55 PM
QUESTION: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
BILL TITLE: CASH Act
— YEAS 275 —
—- NAYS 134 —
—- NOT VOTING 21 —
Next up, the U.S. Senate.