Federal - S 204

Emergency Relief for Federal Workers Act of 2019

Introduced

January 24, 2019

Description

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to waive certain penalties for affected Federal employees receiving a distribution from the Thrift Savings Plan during a lapse in appropriations, and for other purposes.

Our Position

Support

Commentary

FMA is in favor of this bill which provides relief from the TSP in in the event of a shutdown.

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 31

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  • Feb. 11, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Casey, (D-Pa.)
  • Jan. 24, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 30

    Bennet, (D-Colo.)Feinstein, (D-Calif.)Sanders, (I-Vt.)
    Blumenthal, (D-Conn.)Hassan, (D-N.H.)Schatz, (D-Hawaii)
    Booker, (D-N.J.)Heinrich, (D-N.M.)Shaheen, (D-N.H.)
    Brown, S. (D-Ohio)Hirono, (D-Hawaii)Smith, (D-Minn.)
    Carper, (D-Del.)Jones, (D-Ala.)Stabenow, (D-Mich.)
    Collins, S. (R-Maine)Klobuchar, (D-Minn.)Udall, (D-N.M.)
    Coons, (D-Del.)Manchin (D-W.Va.)Van Hollen, (D-Md.)
    Cortez Masto, (D-Nev.)Menendez, (D-N.J.)Warner, (D-Va.)
    Duckworth, (D-Ill.)Murray, (D-Wash.)Warren, (D-Mass.)
    Durbin, (D-Ill.)Portman, (R-Ohio)Wyden, (D-Ore.)
  • Jan. 24, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Finance.Congressional Record p. S586