Throughout the recent COVID-19 Pandemic, elected officials in the House and in the Senate have worked to pass legislation to alleviate some of the financial hardships that the pandemic has caused.
H.R.748 – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses.

The bill provides FY2020 supplemental appropriations for federal agencies to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. The supplemental appropriations are designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits.

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In addition, the bill

The bill includes several other provisions that modify a wide range of programs and requirements, including those regarding

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H.R.6074 – Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020

This division provides FY2020 supplemental appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the State Department, and the Small Business Administration to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. [bg_collapse view=”link” color=”#1b75bc” expand_text=”Read More” collapse_text=”Read Less” ]

The division funds programs that address issues such as

The supplemental appropriations are designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits.

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H.R.6201 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act

This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing paid sick leave, tax credits, and free COVID-19 testing; expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits; and increasing Medicaid funding.

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DIVISION A–SECOND CORONAVIRUS PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2020

Second Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020

This division provides FY2020 supplemental appropriations for federal agencies to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The supplemental appropriations are designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits.

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