Legislation for Wuhan Virus UBI Up For Vote Tonight in Congress
According to Rep. Tulsi Gabbard an agreement has been reached and legislation that will direct emergency aid directly to individual Americans will be voted on tonight in the House of Representatives.
An agreement has been reached on the legislation. We will be holding two rounds of votes later tonight to pass a direct emergency aid package for individual Americans. It will then go to the Senate for action. #NationalEmergency #CoronaVirusUpdate
— Tulsi Gabbard 🌺 (@TulsiGabbard) March 13, 2020
Yesterday, the Hawaiian Congresswoman and Democrat candidate for President introduce H.R. 897 to the House of Representatives.
The legislation calls for an emergency nontaxable Universal Basic Payment of $1,000 per month to all Americans ages eighteen or older until the Department of Health and Human Services declares that the Wuhan Virus outbreak no longer presents a public health emergency.
This story will be updated as the proposed bill is called to a vote later on tonight.