New House-Passed HEROES Act Includes Retirement Clarity


The novel $3 trillion stimulus bill, passed on May 15, encompasses retirement initiatives voiced by the American Retirement Association. The House of Representatives signed off on the “Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions” (HEROES) Act, which delivers almost $1 trillion to local and state governments, provides additional funding for the Coronavirus test, extends unemployment benefits, food assistance and housing, and demands employers create and carryout infectious disease exposure control tactics.

Encompassed among the retirement-based conditions are additional relief for obligatory minimum distributions, illuminations to the retirement provision enacted under the CARES Act, funding relief for single-employer pension plans, relief for troubled multiemployer pension plans, and an assortment of various other fluctuations.

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