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Federal Legislative Report 116-18

  • Date Posted
    August 6, 2020
  • Category
    COVID-19

Unemployment Insurance Legislation Passes: As posted in FLR 116-17, legislation passed both chambers that would significantly streamline the unemployment insurance process related to the reimbursement provision provided in the CARES Act.  The president signed the legislation into law on August 3. The U.S. Department of Labor is finalizing guidance to states for the administration of the new law.

Fourth Stimulus Package: The House passed its version of a fourth stimulus package back in May, and information about it is in FLR 116-14. It had been hoped that the U.S. Senate would vote on its version of a fourth stimulus package before the August recess, but senators released a draft of their version on July 27.

Read more about the potential for a fourth stimulus package and the provisions of an Education Stabilization Fund, including private education provisions, and much more in the full Federal Legislative Report 116-18.