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Federal Legislation FAQs & Fact Sheets

Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, H.R. 6074

 Passed by the House on Wednesday, March 4, 2020
  • ​Click here for a title-by-title summary of the legislation 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201

Passed by the House on Saturday, March 14, 2020

  • Click here for a title-by-title summary of the legislation
  • Click here for a summary of the enacted final paid leave provisions of H.R. 6021, which incorporates changes made by technical correction in the House on March 17th
  • Click here for an overview of SNAP and anti-hunger provisions in the Families First Act 

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, H.R. 748 

Passed by the House on Friday, March 27, 2020

  • Click here for a comprehensive overview and resource guide of the CARES Act from Rep. Raskin's office
  • Click here for a topline overview of the CARES Act
  • Click here for a section-by-section summary of the CARES Act
  • Click here for the Financial Service Committee's FAQ about how the CARES Act will benefit consumers, renters, small business owners, investors, and others
  • Click here for the Small Business Committee's "Small Business Owner's Guide" to the CARES Act 
  • Click here for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's "Small Business Guide" to the CARES Act
  • Click here for a summary of the small business provisions in the CARES Act
  • Click here for a flow chart with counseling resources and basic information about the new SBA programs (Paycheck Protection Program and EIDL Grants) included in the CARES Act
  • Click here for an FAQ from the Treasury Department regarding the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program
  • Click here for an FAQ on the health care provisions in the CARES Act
  • Click here for an explainer on the Social Security provisions in the CARES Act
  • Click here for an FAQ on the unemployment compensation provisions in the CARES Act
  • Click here for an overview of SNAP and anti-hunger provisions in the CARES Act
  • Click here for an FAQ on direct cash payments to Americans. (para Español, haz clic aquí
  • Click here for a fact sheet on the funding provisions for states, local governments, and nonprofits
  • Click here for a fact sheet on the provisions that address the financial needs of individuals, families, small businesses, and communities
  • Click here for the House Education and Labor Committee's education overview of support for students, educators, schools, and institutions of higher education in the CARES Act
  • Click here for the House Education and Labor Committee's labor overview of support for workers and families, including emergency paid leave policies, in the CARES Act
  • Click here for the House Education and Labor Committee's health overview of provisions that will improve access to COVID-related health care and other essential services