Summary: H.R.6206 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6206. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Introduced in House (03/11/2020)

Pandemic Response and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2020 or the PREP Act of 2020

This bill authorizes the President to provide additional federal assistance following a major disaster emergency declaration related to a public health emergency, including a pandemic or virus threat, that occurs between the date of this bill's enactment and September 30, 2021.

Such additional assistance includes

  • unemployment assistance and lost wages,
  • food assistance for low-income people from Department of Agriculture surplus commodities,
  • legal services,
  • crisis counseling assistance and training, and
  • case management services.