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Titles (9)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

Short Titles as Enacted for portions of this bill
  • Additional Emergency Appropriations for Coronavirus Response

Other Short Titles

Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

Other Short Titles for portions of a bill
  • Additional Emergency Appropriations for Coronavirus Response

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

Short Titles as Introduced

Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

Short Titles as Passed Senate for portions of this bill
  • Additional Emergency Appropriations for Coronavirus Response

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (7)

Date Actions Overview
04/24/2020Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
04/24/2020Signed by President.
04/23/2020Presented to President.
04/23/2020Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 5, 1 Present (Roll no. 104).(text of Senate amendment: CR H1920-1923)
04/21/2020Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
01/11/2019Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 179 (Roll no. 27).(text: CR H469-487)
01/08/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (30)

Date Chamber All Actions
04/24/2020Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
04/24/2020Signed by President.
04/23/2020HousePresented to President.
04/23/2020-6:13pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
04/23/2020-6:13pmHouseOn motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 5, 1 Present (Roll no. 104). (text of Senate amendment: CR H1920-1923)
04/23/2020-3:12pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 266, the Chair put the question on the motion, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Brady demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion until a time to be announced.
04/23/2020-11:37amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the order of the House of April 23, 2020, the House proceeded with 2 hours of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 266.
04/23/2020-11:37amHouseMr. Neal moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H1920-1952, H1954-1955)
04/22/2020SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
04/21/2020SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S2184-2186)
04/21/2020SenateS.Amdt.1580 Amendment SA 1580 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/21/2020SenateS.Amdt.1580 Amendment SA 1580 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S2183-2186; text: CR S2184-2186) To increase amounts authorized and appropriated for commitments for the Paycheck Protection Program authorized under section 7(a) of the Small Business Act, economic injury disaster loans and emergency grants under the CARES Act, to fund hospital and provider recovery and testing, and for other purposes.
04/21/2020SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S2183-2186)
01/15/2019SenateRead the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
01/14/2019SenateReceived in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
01/11/2019-12:04pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
01/11/2019-12:04pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 179 (Roll no. 27). (text: CR H469-487)
01/11/2019-11:54amHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 190 - 229 (Roll no. 26).
01/11/2019-11:29amHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H502-503)
01/11/2019-10:49amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on the motion, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Calvert demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit with instructions until a time to be announced.
01/11/2019-10:48amHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
01/11/2019-10:42amHouseFloor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Calvert motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to decrease the Bureau of Land Management, Management of Lands and Resources account by $6 million and increase the Wildland Fire Management account by a similar amount; and to increase the Forest Service, Forest and Rangeland Research account by $15 million, and decrease the Capital Improvement and Maintenance account by a similar amount.
01/11/2019-10:41amHouseMr. Calvert moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations. (text: CR H497)
01/11/2019-10:41amHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
01/11/2019-9:19amHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 266.
01/11/2019-9:18amHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 264, H.R. 265, H.R. 266 and H.R. 267. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The rule provides one hour of debate, orders the previous question, and allows one motion to commit on each bill. The rule waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of January 15, 2019, relating to a measure making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
01/11/2019-9:18amHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 28. (consideration: CR H469-498)
01/08/2019HouseReferred to the House Committee on Appropriations.
01/08/2019-7:39pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 28 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 264, H.R. 265, H.R. 266 and H.R. 267. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The rule provides one hour of debate, orders the previous question, and allows one motion to commit on each bill. The rule waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of January 15, 2019, relating to a measure making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
01/08/2019HouseIntroduced in House

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Latest Summary (5)

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Public Law No: 116-139 (04/24/2020)

Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers, and COVID-19 testing.

DIVISION A--SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMS

(Sec. 101) This division provides additional lending authority for certain Small Business Administration (SBA) programs in response to COVID-19.

Specifically, the division increases the authority for (1) the Paycheck Protection Program, under which the SBA may guarantee certain loans to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic; and (2) advances on emergency economic injury disaster loans made in response to COVID-19. The division also expands eligibility for such disaster loans and advances to include agricultural enterprises.

Additionally, the division requires the SBA to guarantee no less than a specified amount of paycheck protection loans made by certain insured depository institutions, community financial institutions, and credit unions.

(Sec. 102) The amounts provided under this division are designated as an emergency requirement pursuant to the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 (PAYGO) and the Senate PAYGO rule.

DIVISION B--ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

Additional Emergency Appropriations for Coronavirus Response

This division provides FY2020 supplemental appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the SBA in response to COVID-19.

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

TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

This title provides $100 billion in FY2020 supplemental appropriations to HHS for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, including

  • $75 billion to reimburse health care providers for health care related expenses or lost revenues that are attributable to the coronavirus outbreak; and
  • $25 billion for expenses to research, develop, validate, manufacture, purchase, administer, and expand capacity for COVID-19 tests to effectively monitor and suppress COVID-19.

The title allocates specified portions of the $25 billion for COVID-19 testing to

  • states, localities, territories, and tribes;
  • the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention;
  • the National Institutes of Health;
  • the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority;
  • the Food and Drug Administration;
  • community health centers;
  • rural health clinics; and
  • testing for the uninsured.

The title also establishes several reporting requirements for HHS, including requirements to submit to Congress details regarding COVID-19 cases and a strategic testing plan

(Sec. 101) This section specifies that certain authorities, conditions, and requirements included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act apply to the funds provided by this division to HHS.

(Sec. 102) This section sets forth authorities and restrictions that apply to transferring funds provided by this title.

(Sec. 103) This section requires specified funds provided by this title for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to be transferred to the HHS Office of Inspector General for oversight of activities supported with funds appropriated to HHS to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.

TITLE II--INDEPENDENT AGENCIES

This title provides FY2020 supplemental appropriations to the SBA, including

  • $2.1 billion for salaries and expenses to administer programs related to COVID-19,
  • $50 billion for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, and
  • $10 billion for Emergency EIDL grants.

TITLE III--GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS ACT

(Sec. 301) This section specifies that the funds provided by this division are in addition to funds otherwise appropriated for the fiscal year involved.

(Sec. 302) Funds provided by this division may not remain available beyond the current fiscal year, unless this division provides otherwise.

(Sec. 303) Unless otherwise specified by this division, the funds provided by this division are subject to the authorities and conditions that apply to the applicable appropriations account for FY2020.

(Sec. 304) This section specifies that certain funds provided or transferred by this division may only be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus outbreak.

(Sec. 305) For the purposes of this division, the term coronavirus means SARS-CoV-2 or another coronavirus with pandemic potential.

(Sec. 306) This section provides that amounts designated by this division as emergency requirements are only available (or rescinded, if applicable) if the President subsequently designates the amounts and transmits the designations to Congress.

(Sec. 307) This section specifies that the emergency funds that are transferred pursuant to this division retain the emergency designation.

(Sec. 308) This section exempts the budgetary effects of this division from the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 (PAYGO), (2) the Senate PAYGO rule, and (3) certain budget scorekeeping rules.