EMERGENCY AID FOR RETURNING AMERICANS AFFECTED BY CORONAVIRUS ACT; Congressional Record Vol. 166, No. 119
(House of Representatives - June 29, 2020)

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   EMERGENCY AID FOR RETURNING AMERICANS AFFECTED BY CORONAVIRUS ACT

  Mr. GOMEZ. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to take from the 
Speaker's table the bill (S. 4091) to amend section 113 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.
  The Clerk read the title of the bill.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore (Mr. Rouda). Is there objection to the 
request of the gentleman from California?
  There was no objection.
  The text of the bill is as follows:

                                S. 4091

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

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

  The bill was ordered to be read a third time, was read the third 
time, and passed, and a motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

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