If passed, eligible Americans will receive $300 weekly payments until Sept. 6. The bill also includes a tax break for unemployment benefits.
Some employers remain cautious about hiring, even as more of the economy reopens.
It’s now unclear whether the final bill will include a minimum wage hike.
Eligible parents could get monthly checks under the proposal instead of a yearly credit when they file their taxes.
Millions would become eligible, and the benefit could triple for some.