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H.R. 3598: To prohibit fees with respect to electronic benefit transfer debit cards used in connection with unemployment compensation. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Dec 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Dec 7, 2011

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To prohibit fees with respect to electronic benefit transfer debit cards used in connection with unemployment compensation.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PROHIBITION ON CHARGING FEES IN CONNECTION WITH EBT DEBIT CARDS IN CONNECTION WITH UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION.

(a) Approval of State Laws.--Paragraph (4) of section 3304(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: ``For purposes of this paragraph, expenses of administration includes any fee in connection with the use of electronic benefit transfer debit cards for the payment of unemployment compensation.''. (b) Unemployment Fund Definition.--Subsection (f) of section 3306 of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following flush sentence: ``For purposes of this subsection, expenses of administration includes any fee in connection with the use of electronic benefit transfer debit cards for the payment of unemployment compensation.''. (c) Certification.--Section 303(a)(5) of the Social Security Act is amended by striking ``and'' at the end and inserting the following: ``Provided further, That, for purposes of this paragraph, expenses of administration includes any fee in connection with the use of electronic benefit transfer debit cards for the payment of unemployment compensation; and''. (d) Effective Date.--In the case of any State, the amendments made by this section shall apply with respect to compensation paid for weeks which begin after the end of the 1-month period beginning on the last day of...

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Bill Summary

H.R. 3598: To prohibit fees with respect to electronic benefit transfer debit cards used in connection with unemployment compensation.

H.R. 3597 Shawn Johnson Fitness for Life Act H.R. 3599 County Payments Reauthorization Act of 2011