H.Res.967 – Providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 965)
H.Res.967 – Providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 965) authorizing remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6800) making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; providing for proceedings during the period from May 19, 2020, through July 21, 2020; and for other purposes.116th Congress (2019-2020)
Sponsor: -Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] (Introduced 05/14/2020) Committees: House – Rules Committee Reports: H. Rept. 116-421
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2020 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Roll Call Votes: There have been 2 roll call votes 1. Agreed to in House
H.R.6800 – The Heroes Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
Introduced in House (05/14/2020)
Sets forth the rule for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 965) authorizing remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6800) making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; providing for proceedings during the period from May 19, 2020, through July 21, 2020.
Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 05/12/2020) Committees: House – Appropriations; Budget; Ways and Means Latest Action: Senate – 05/20/2020 Received in the Senate.
Roll Call Votes: There have been 2 roll call votes Tracker: This bill has the status Passed House Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
1. Introduced 2. Passed House 05/20/2020 Senate Received in the Senate.
History: Shown Here: Introduced in House (05/12/2020) Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act or the HEROES Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses.
Among other things, the bill . provides FY2020 emergency supplemental appropriations to federal agencies; . provides payments and other assistance to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments; . provides additional direct payments of up to $1,200 per individual; . expands paid sick days, family and medical leave, unemployment compensation, nutrition and food assistance programs, housing assistance, and payments to farmers; . modifies and expands the Paycheck Protection Program, which provides loans and grants to small businesses and nonprofit organizations; . establishes a fund to award grants for employers to provide pandemic premium pay for essential workers; . expands several tax credits and deductions; . provides funding and establishes requirements for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing; . eliminates cost-sharing for COVID-19 treatments; . extends and expands the moratorium on certain evictions and foreclosures; and · requires employers to develop and implement infectious disease exposure control plans. The bill also modifies or expands a wide range of other programs and policies, including those regarding · Medicare and Medicaid, · health insurance, · broadband service, · medical product supplies, · immigration, · student loans and financial aid, · the federal workforce, · prisons, · veterans benefits, · consumer protection requirements, · the U.S. Postal Service, · federal elections, · aviation and railroad workers, and · pension and retirement plans.
The Bill is 1800 pages
05/20/2020 Senate Received in the Senate. 05/21/2020 Senate Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar
H.R. 6800: HEROES Act
May 15, 2020 at 9:24 p.m. ET. On Passage of the Bill in the House. This was a vote to pass H.R. 6800 in the House. It passed by: 207 D + 1 R https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/116-2020/h109
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U.S. House Unveils $3 Trillion Coronavirus Package Saturday, May 16, 2020
By Stefan J. Bos, Special Correspondent Worthy News (Worthy News) – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a massive $3 trillion virus aid package after batting back a last-minute Republican effort that threatened the measure. Continued:
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