H.R.6206 - PREP Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] (Introduced 03/11/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/12/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6206 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.