Nancy Pelosi and other House Democrats voted on Friday to give Americans an additional $1,200 payout as part of the HEROES Act.
The Republican-led Senate is not expected to take up the legislation, already declaring it "dead on arrival" without even seeing it.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the massive coronavirus bill an "aspirational legislation" not "designed to deal with reality."
On Monday the House Speaker brought forth a lengthy proposal that focuses on equity for minorities, including a provision for Black banks.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to give his State of the Union Address on Feb. 5.