Text: S.4794 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one version of the bill.

Text available as:

Shown Here:
Introduced in Senate (10/01/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 4794


Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the COVID–19 Telehealth Program of the Federal Communications Commission for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 1, 2020

Ms. Smith (for herself and Mr. Rounds) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations


A BILL

Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the COVID–19 Telehealth Program of the Federal Communications Commission for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Supplemental appropriation for COVID–19 Telehealth Program.

(a) Appropriation.—There is appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, for an additional amount for “Federal Communications Commission—Salaries and Expenses”, $200,000,000, to remain available until expended, to carry out the COVID–19 Telehealth Program established in the Report and Order in the matter of COVID–19 Telehealth Program that was adopted by the Federal Communications Commission on March 31, 2020 (FCC 20–44).

(b) Emergency designation.—

(1) DESIGNATION.—The amount made available under subsection (a) is designated by Congress as being for an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A)(i)).

(2) LIMITATION ON AVAILABILITY.—The amount described in paragraph (1) shall be available only if the President subsequently designates the amount as being for an emergency requirement and transmits the designation to Congress.


Share This