H.R.6611 - Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for the Department of Agriculture to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] (Introduced 04/23/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Appropriations; Budget|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/23/2020 Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6611 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/23/2020)
This bill provides $50 billion in FY2020 supplemental appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support agricultural producers impacted by the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic.
The supplemental appropriations are designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits.
USDA may not apply any payment limitations to payments made to producers using funding provided by this bill, except to ensure that the total payments made to producers do not exceed the total damages related to the COVID-19 pandemic.