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Public Law No: 116-148 (07/13/2020)

 
[116th Congress Public Law 148]
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Public Law 116-148
116th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To amend section 1113 of the Social Security Act to provide authority 
for fiscal year 2020 for increased payments for temporary assistance to 
 United States citizens returned from foreign countries, and for other 
             purposes. <<NOTE: July 13, 2020 -  [S. 4091]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Emergency Aid 
for Returning Americans Affected by Coronavirus Act. 42 USC 1305 
note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Emergency Aid for Returning Americans 
Affected by Coronavirus Act''.
SEC. 2. INCREASE IN AGGREGATE PAYMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020.

    (a) In General.--Section 1113(d) of the Social Security Act (42 
U.S.C. 1313(d)) is amended by striking ``fiscal years 2017 and 2018'' 
and all that follows through the period and inserting ``fiscal year 
2020, the total amount of such assistance provided during such fiscal 
year shall not exceed $10,000,000.''.
    (b) Emergency Designation.--
            (1) In general.--The amounts provided by the amendment made 
        by this section are designated as an emergency requirement 
        pursuant to section 4(g) of the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 
        2010 (2 U.S.C. 933(g)).
            (2) Designation in senate.--In the Senate, this section and 
        the amendment made by this section are designated as an 
        emergency requirement pursuant to section 4112(a) of H. Con. 
        Res. 71 (115th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the 
        budget for fiscal year 2018.
SEC. 3. <<NOTE: Determination. 42 USC 1313 note.>>  LIMIT ON 
                    DIRECT CONTACT WITH REPATRIATED INDIVIDUALS 
                    DURING COVID-19 EMERGENCY PERIOD.

    During the emergency period described in section 1135(g)(1)(B) of 
the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320b-5(g)(1)(B)), in providing 
temporary assistance under section 1113 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1313), no 
employee of the Administration for Children and Families of the 
Department of Health and Human Services shall have direct, in-person 
contact with an individual specified in section 1113(a)(1) of such Act 
(42 U.S.C. 1313(a)(1)), except in the case of a uniformed member of the 
Regular Corps or the Ready Reserve Corps of the Commissioned Corps of 
the Public Health Service (as described in section 203 of the Public 
Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 204)) in an active duty status who, as 
determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, has--

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            (1) received appropriate training on infection prevention 
        and control; and
            (2) access to appropriate personal protective equipment.

    Approved July 13, 2020.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 4091:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 166 (2020):
            June 29, considered and passed Senate and House.

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